Nine takes an easy Sunday night win as The Block soars past 1m metro viewers

Nine has taken an easy win on Sunday night, holding a 24.3% audience share as a channel, driven by The Block which brought in 1.097m metro viewers for its verandah reveal episode.

The show was the most-watched program of the night and topped all three of the key advertising demographics – 16-39s, 18-49s and 25-54s – followed by 60 Minutes in the youngest and Nine News in the two older demos.

The Block is still delivering for Nine

Seven held a 14.4% audience share as a channel while Ten slipped to 9.9% and ABC held 10.6%. As a network, Nine stayed on top with a 34.5% audience share, while Seven Network held 24.1%, Ten 15.6% and ABC 15.3%. 7mate was the most-watched multi-channel on 4.6%.

Behind The Block, Seven News was the next most popular Sunday offering (840,000), followed by Nine News (790,000) and ABC News (598,000). Political drama Total Control was the second most-watched non-news offering, delivering 446,000 metro viewers to ABC.

Ten’s most-watched program was The Sunday Project with 363,000 metro viewers. The Graham Norton Show delivered 345,000.

Seven’s WBBL coverage of the match between Sydney Thunder and Brisbane Heat brought in 125,000 for session two and 86,000 for session one. 112,000 watched Network Ten’s Rugby World Cup coverage of Wales vs France.


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