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Seven’s The X Factor loses 86,000 viewers, The Block wins the night

Seven’s The X Factor slipped in ratings again last night, with 809,000 metro viewers tuning in to the 7:30pm program.

This result was down 86,000 metro viewers from Tuesday night, making it the lowest result for the 2016 season, to date.

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Nine won the 7:30pm time slot, with The Block pulling 912,000 metro viewers, up from 817,000 last Wednesday. The program was the most watched non-news program of the evening.

Nine was also ahead of Ten’s The Bachelorette, which slipped to 561, 000 viewers from 570,000 viewers.

In the 8:30pm slot, ABC’s Gruen pulled 832,000 metro viewers, a significant jump from the 796,000 viewers last week. The program won the 8:30pm slot, ahead of Nine’s Doctor Doctor, and Ten’s Wrong Girl.

Despite Gruen’s success, Doctor Doctor was also up on last week, pulling 763,000 metro viewers, almost 100,000 viewers more than last week.

The Wrong Girl lost viewers since last week’s premiere, with 560,000 tuning in to Zoe Foster Blake’s program, down from 684, 000.

In news, Seven won the night, with 1.046m viewers watching the 6:00pm slot, and 1.026m at 6:30pm.

This was well ahead of Nine, which pulled 863, 000 viewers and 893,000 viewers, respectively.

Across the key advertising demographics, The Bachelorette won the 16-39s, while The Block won both the 18-49 and 25-54 age brackets.

Wrong Girl, The Block and X Factor managed to place in the top five across all key demos.

Channel Seven won the evening with an audience share of 27.2%, ahead of Nine at 25.9%, and Ten at 19.4%. The ABC wasn’t far behind, with an audience share of 18.5%.

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