The Block holds steady on second outing

Nine’s The Block maintained its momentum on the second night of its new series, with an audience of 1.281m only just down on Sunday night’s 1.312m debut.

The show was third for the night on Monday, according to preliminary overnight metro ratings from OzTAM. It rose to second in the key advertising demographics of 16-39, 18-49 and 25-54.

Nine’s talent contest The Voice topped the ratings with an audience of 1.579m. However, this was somewhat down on last Monday’s 1.962m.

Seven had fewer shows in the national top 20 because of splitting its schedule in Melbourne to accommodate St Kilda vs Carlton in the AFL. The game rated 371,000 in Melbourne, the fifth most watched program of the night in the city. In the other four capital cities the AFL ran on 7Mate where rated 174,000.

In the other four cities, Dynamo: Magician Impossible rated 559,000 for Seven while Revenge rated 550,000.

Ten’s top performer was The Biggest Loser which rated 658,000. Can Of Worms rated 238,000.

Nine’s share for the night was 26.7 per cent, ahead of Seven’s 20.5 per cent. ABC1 – which saw Australian Story average 802,000 – had a share of 14 per cent.

Meanwhile, Seven’s Sunrise (362,000) and Nine’s Today ( 344,000) had another close battle.

Monday’s top 15 shows:

  1. The Voice Nine 1.579m
  2. Nine News Nine 1.380m
  3. The Block Nine 1.281m
  4. Seven News Seven 1.264m
  5. Today Tonight Seven 1.132m
  6. A Current Affair Nine 1.075m
  7. ABC News ABC 1.006m
  8. Home and Away Seven 0.889m
  9. Hot Seat Nine 0.807m
  10. Australian Story ABC 0.802m
  11. 7:30 ABC 0.705m
  12. The Biggest Loser Ten 0.658m
  13. Ten News Ten 0.653m
  14. Four Corners ABC 0.619m
  15. Media Watch ABC 0.567m

Monday’s share:

  • Nine: 26.7%
  • Seven: 20.5%
  • ABC1: 14.0%
  • Ten: 10.3%
  • 7TWO: 4.8%
  • SBS1: 4.0%
  • GO!: 4.0%
  • 7mate: 3.7%
  • Gem: 2.7%
  • Eleven: 2.6%
  • ABC2: 2.5%
  • One: 1.9%
  • ABC News 24: 1.1%
  • ABC3: 0.6%
  • SBS2: 0.6%
  • NITV: 0.1%

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