The Block pulls 1.377m while The Voice Kids continues to disappoint

The BlockNine’s new reality renovation program The Block Glasshouse built on its debut last week (1.374m) drawing a metro audience of 1.377m, despite not simulcasting the show across its multi-channels this time around.

The strong performance saw The Block take out the 6.30pm slot as the most watched show of Sunday night, however Nine’s metropolitan audience then shed more that half a million viewers for The Voice Kids, which had just 816,000, again down on last week where it had 933,000 and less than half of its June debut where it had 1.7m.

Over on Seven The X Factor won the 7.30pm slot with a 1.035m audience, while over on Ten a two hour special celebrating the 50th anniversary of Network Ten drew 666,000 for the two-hour show reliving the best of its programming.

Meanwhile in the news stakes there was a dead heat with the two 6pm news bulletins on both Seven and Nine drawing a metro audience of 1.269m, however the late screening of 60 Minutes on Nine saw it drop to 737,000 at 9.15pm, whilst rival Seven’s Sunday Night on at 8.15pm enjoyed an audience of 1.099m.

Channel Ten continued to see steady audiences on its main channel and One for its final day of Commonwealth Games coverage with Ten pulling 561,000 in the 9.30pm slow while One had an audience of 478,000 for its evening show.

However, Halle Berry’s sci fi US drama Extant continues to bomb in the 8.30pm slot, with the program pulling 395,000 down from 503,000 last week and 553,000 the week before.

In terms of audience share on its main channel Nine narrowly won the night with 19.8 per cent compared with 19.6 per cent. Ten’s first post Masterchef Sunday saw the network draw 13.2 per cent down from 15.3 per cent last week.

In total audience share across all channels Seven pulled 27.2 per cent, Nine 26.6 per cent while Ten buoyed by the strong performance of One which had 8.7 per cent on the back of the Games coverage had a 24.7 per cent audience share, having won the week for the combined channels for the first time in four years.

Nic Christensen   

Top 15 programs

1 THE BLOCK GLASSHOUSE Network 9 1,377,000
2 SEVEN NEWS Network 7 1,269,000
3 NINE NEWS Network 9 1,269,000
4 SUNDAY NIGHT Network 7 1,099,000
5 THE X FACTOR Network 7 1,035,000
6 GRAND DESIGNS Network ABC1 954,000
7 THE VOICE KIDS Network 9 816,000
8 ABC NEWS Network ABC1 779,000
9 60 MINUTES LATE Network 9 737,000
10 SILENT WITNESS Network ABC1 678,000
11 50 YEARS YOUNG Network TEN 666,000
12 ABC NEWS UPDATE-EV Network ABC1 664,000
13 GLASGOW LIVE DAY 11 EVENING Network TEN 561,000
14 TEN EYEWITNESS NEWS Network TEN 536,000

Audience Share 
Network 9 19.8%
Network 7 19.6%
Network TEN 13.2%
Network ABC1 12.4%
Network ONE 8.7%
Network GO! 4.3%
Network SBS ONE 4.0%
Network 7mate 4.0%
Network 7TWO 3.7%
Network ELEVEN 2.9%
Network ABC2 2.6%
Network Gem 2.5%
Network SBS 2 1.1%
Network ABC News 24 0.8%
Network ABC3 0.5%
Network NITV 0.1%

Total Audience share
Network 7 TTL 27.2%
Network 9 TTL 26.6%
Network TEN TTL 24.7%
Network ABC TTL 16.4%
Network SBS TTL 5.1%

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