Election comedy draws 1.6 million viewers
ABC1 reported record figures for its election-related shows, Gruen Nation and The Chaser with Yes We Canberra!
Gruen Nation attracted 1.6 million viewers with a 33% five city share, while Yes We Canberra! attracted 1.5 million viewers and a 42% share. Both shows won their timeslot in all markets across five cities. Gruen Nation is now the highest rating show on ABC1 this year to date.
Kim Dalton, director of ABC TV said, “Last night’s combination of comedy, political satire and Australian creative talent brought us some fabulous television and our audience loved every minute of it.”