• Alana Matthews

SBS reveals Eurovision 2022 broadcast details


Image credit / SBS

SBS has revealed the broadcast schedule for this year’s Eurovision Song Contest.

As always there are times to suit every audience. With the two live semi-finals and Grand Final (5:00am AEST) while prime time evening delayed broadcasts will take place on Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights.


Primetime evening broadcasts

Semi-final 1 – Friday 13 May, 8.30pm (AEST), SBS

Semi-final 2 – Saturday 14 May, 8.30pm (AEST), SBS (Australia's semi-final)

Grand Final – Sunday 15 May, 7.30pm (AEST), SBS


LIVE early morning broadcasts

Semi-final 1 – Wednesday 11 May, 5:00am (AEST) SBS

Semi-final 2 – Friday 13 May, 5:00am (AEST) SBS (Australia's semi-final)

Grand Final – Sunday 15 May, 5:00am (AEST) SBS



It is the fifth year we will be joined by hosts Myf Warhurt and Joel Creasey as they guide us through SBS’s Eurovision coverage. Myf and Joel will join our fabulous entrant Sheldon Riley in Turin, Italy. It will be great to see them on the ground and behind the scenes after a pandemic related challenging Eurovision 2021 for Australia.


As per Eurovision rules Australians can vote in live broadcasts of our semi-final and the Grand Final, just not for ourselves, more details on voting to come.


SBS will be celebrating Eurovision with a season of musical movies from around the world. While chef and Eurovision superfan Adam Liaw has a special encore broadcast of ‘Destination Flavour Eurovision’ that will air on SBS Food on May 7.



Adam Liaw's ‘Destination Flavour Eurovision’, Image credit /SBS

You can check out what Adam cooked up in the past for ‘Destination Flavour Eurovision’ here. Also check out our interview with Paul Clarke from Australia's Eurovision Delegation about his thoughts on this year's Australia Decides and a look ahead to Turin and beyond on the Aussievision podcast episode out now.


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