The Block finale drew in 1.384m metro views; Nine wins ratings week

Nine’s The Block finale has kicked off the week in the top spot for Sunday night’s programming, assisting the network to win overall share for the evening.

The renovation series’ grand finale episode brought in 1.384 million metro views, while the last 15 minutes of when the winner was announced aired to a metro audience of 1.692 million. 

The program’s grand finale aired to 1.6 million metro viewers last year, while the launch this year aired to an average metro audience of 867,000. Last year, Nine aired the 2021 premiere of the program to 747,000 metro viewers.

Meanwhile, Nine came out in front for the week ending beat Seven in the week ending 5 November, with a network share of 31.6%, over Seven’s 27.7%, while the ABC finished the week with a 17% share, followed by Ten on 15%.

Nine also won the primary channel share for the week, with 21.2%, just beating out Seven’s 19.2%, while the top multi-channel for the week was 9Gem with 4.9%.

In the latest Daily Consolidated Total TV Report for 30 October, Sunday’s episode of The Block was the #1 program nationally across linear, with 1.76 million viewers, including 226,000 on BVOD and an uplift of 23%.

The program with the biggest uplift was an episode of Silent Witness on ABC with an uplift of 62% and had a total of 405,000 viewers overall, and a BVOD audience of 48,000 nationally.

Looking again to Sunday’s overnights, Australia’s Got Talent on Seven came next in entertainment, bringing in 475,000 metro viewers, followed by ABC’s Inside the Opera House with 323,000, then Armed and Dangerous on Seven with 207,000.

Meanwhile, as mentioned, The Block finale’s winner announcement won overall TV viewing on Sunday night with 1.692 million metro viewers, followed by The show’s full grand finale episode with 1.384 million metro viewers. Seven News on Sunday brought in 796,000 metro views, and Nine News brought in 777,000.

As mentioned, Nine won the night, taking a significant overall network share of 44.6% over Seven’s 23%, while the ABC had a share of 12.5%, and Ten took an 11.8% share.

Nine also won the primary channel share, and the top-rating multi-channel on Sunday was 9Gem with a share of 3.9%.

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