1.924m watch The Block’s winner announcement on Nine

The final moments of season 15 of The Block had just shy of 2m metro viewers, with 1.924m tuning in.

Last year’s time-adjusted figures had 2.021m tuning in to see who won the reality renovation competition, while the year prior had 2.462m.

With the addition of regional viewers, this year’s winner announcement had 2.567m.

The main episode last night had 1.541m metro viewers, down on last year’s 1.674m. Its combined national total was 2.066m.

Despite the ongoing declines, Nine still easily won the evening with a 32.6% primary channel share. When last year’s finale went to air, Nine had a 33.4% share.

The show also topped all thee advertising demographics of those aged 16 to 39, 18 to 49, and 25 to 54, helping Nine to a 38.2% share in those aged 16 to 39, and a 36.9% share in those aged 25 to 54.

With the addition of multi-channels, the Nine Network’s total people share was 42.4%. It had 48.6% of those aged 16 to 39, and 46.2% of the 25 to 54s.

Up against The Block in prime-time was Seven’s Bride and Prejudice, which had a metro audience of 453,000, and a national audience of 685,000.

The Graham Norton Show on Ten had just 242,000 metro viewers (333,000 total).

The most-watched news program was Seven News, which had 953,000 metro viewers, and a combined total of 1.409m. Nine News had 860,000 and 1.175m.

Nine easily won the current affairs battle, however, with 901,000 metro viewers tuning in to 60 Minutes, compared to 375,000 on Seven for the soon-to-finish-up Sunday Night. Their national audiences were 1.254m and 584,000 respectively.

Running at a similar time was Total Control – the rebranded Black Bitch – on the ABC. It had 512,000 in the cities and 755,000 total.

Overall, Seven was second for the night with a 15.2% primary channel share and 24.4% as a network. It had the most-watched multi-channel with 7Mate on 5.0%.

ABC was third with 10.1% as a channel and 14.2% as a network, ahead of Ten’s 7.2% and 11.3%, and SBS’ 5.2% and 7.7%.


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