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Nine’s The Block special defeats Ten’s Bachelor and Bachelorette All Star Family Feud

A special episode of The Block – which saw the three judges select their favourite rooms of all time – won the night with 1.168m metro viewers, defeating Ten’s All Star Family Feud by more than 600,000 metro viewers.

Ten’s offering in the same time slot, All Star Family Feud, which saw former The Bachelor and The Bachelorette Australia contestants compete against one another attract 561,000 metro viewers.

The judges sit and chat about their favourite rooms across all of The Block’s series

Although it didn’t beat The Block’s special episode, Ten’s special did manage to attract more viewers than Sevens’ The Grand Tour, which had a metro audience of 487,000.

Looking at the key advertising demographics, the 16-39s, 18-49s and 25-54s, The Block topped them all. Ten’s All Star Family Feud placed third in the 16-39s.

But Ten’s most successful show of the night was Have You Been Paying Attention? which averaged 782,000 metro viewers at 8:30pm.

It also placed second across the key ad demographics, and won its time slot over ABC’s Four Corners, Seven’s Manhunt and Nine’s Law and Order True Crime: The Menendez Murders.

The shows attracted metro audiences of 774,000, 243,000 and 531,000 respectively.

Meanwhile ABC’s Australian Story, which aired at 8pm had a metro audience of 619,000 metro viewers while Q&A, which ran after Four Corners, achieved 617,000.

Nine’s The Block topped the 16-39s, 18-49s and 25-54s – otherwise known as the key advertising demographics, while rival commercial offerings.

As the only program with over 1m metro viewers last night, Seven News won the news battle.

At 6pm, Seven News attracted 1.004m, over Nine News’ 916,000.

But overall Nine won the evening, according to OzTAM’s overnight preliminary ratings.

It had a share of 21.8%, over ABC’s 16.4%, Seven’s 14.9%, Ten’s 13.6% and SBS’ 4.5%.

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