The Block continues to dominate, breaks 1m metro viewers again on Sunday night

As it prepares to wrap its 15th season, which kicked off in August, The Block is still managing to draw audiences for Nine. Sunday night’s episode brought in 1.13m metro viewers and 1.53 nationally.

It also topped all three of the key advertising demographics – 16-39s, 18-49s and 25-54s – followed by 60 Minutes in the younger demo and Nine News in the two older ones.

The Block is still delivering for Nine as it nears the end of the 15th season

Overall, Nine managed a hefty 24.4% channel share and 35.1% network share, giving it an easy win over Seven’s 15.9% and 25.8% and Ten’s 9.0% and 13.4%. ABC held 12.0% and 16.9%.

The Block was the most-watched program overall on Sunday, followed by Seven News with 919,000 metro viewers and 1.35m nationally. Nine News drew 842,000 metro and 1.12m national and ABC News 653,000 and 989,000.

Behind The Block, Total Control on ABC was the most-watched entertainment offering. It brought in 558,000 metro viewers and 8.30pm, making it the most-watched program in the timeslot. Nine’s 60 Minutes drew 529,000, Seven’s Sunday Night 382,000 and Ten’s NCIS 280,000.

Bride and Prejudice brought 422,000 metro viewers to Seven at 7pm and A Confession delivered 229,000 after Sunday Night.

The Sunday Project was Ten’s most-watched programming with 340,000 metro viewers, followed by The Graham Norton Show on 318,000.

Seven’s Women’s Big Bash League drew 164,000 metro viewers and 263,000 nationally as the Melbourne Stars took on the Sydney Sixers at the WACA. 7mate was the most-watched multi-channel with 4.8%.


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