The Block enters its final week with 953,000 metro viewers

After 14 weeks, the 15th season of The Block is drawing to a close, with the auction to air on Sunday. The show’s final week began on Monday night with 953,000 metro viewers tuning in, making it the most-watched program of the evening.

1.3m national viewers watched the episode and it sat at the top of all three key advertising demographics – 16-39s, 18-49s and 25-54s. The Block premiered back in August with 991,000 metro viewers.

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Nine was the most-watched channel with metro audiences 25-54 overall, holding a 25.8% share, as well as taking the lead with 16-39s, on 25.1%.

Love Island Australia, which aired directly after The Block, brought in 353,000 metro viewers and 443,000 national. It went up against The Rookie on Seven which brought in 295,000 metro viewers and 527,000 national.

Against The Block, Ten’s The Amazing Race Australia slipped to 532,000 metro viewers, after premiering to 635,000 last week. Seven’s Bride and Prejudice brought in 426,000.

At 8:30pm, Have You Been Paying Attention? brought 611,000 metro viewers to Ten and 841,000 nationally. It also took second spot in all three of the key advertising demographics. It was the second most-watched entertainment program for the night, behind The Block.

Seven News brought in 926,000 metro viewers and 1.47m nationally, above Nine News’ 871,000 and 1.12m. ABC News brought in 618,000 and 896,000.

Seven’s most popular non-news programming was Home and Away with 609,000 metro viewers. 574,000 tuned in for Four Corners on ABC and 572,000 for Australian Story.

Nine easily took the win for the night with a primary channel audience share of 22.3% and a network share of 30.6%. Seven held 16.7%, and 26.0% and Ten 12.6% and 18.0%. ABC held 14.0% and 17.6%. 7Mate was the most-watched multi-channel with 4.3%.


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