The Block builds as X Factor and Survivor slip

theblock_2016_talents_group_1mb-468x254-1-468x254Nine’s reality renovation show The Block has continued to build its audience pulling in 1.279m viewers at 7:00pm last night, easily beating its reality rivals on Seven and Ten.


The X Factor continued its toils, managing just 815,000 viewers between 7:00pm – 8:15pm, down on last week’s 914,000, while Survivor on Ten between 7:30pm to 8:30pm pulled just 660,000, down on the 708,000 last week.

Survivor was also beaten in the time slot by ABC showing the Grand Designs: House of the Year which had 689,000 viewers, while the return of Poldark at 8:30pm had 468,000 viewers.

A new episode of Modern Family on Ten at 7:00pm had 431,000 viewers, while Nine’s 60 Minutes at 8:30pm easily beat Seven’s Sunday Night with 1.066m viewers to 632,000, according to OzTAM’s overnight metro ratings.

Seven News beat Nine News at 6:00pm with 1.07m to 1.066m viewers.

However, Nine comfortably won the night with 23% audience share to Seven’s 17.8%, while ABC pipped Ten with 10.5% to 10.4%.


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