The Block keeps building as Nine pips Seven to win the evening with 20.6 per cent share

The BlockNine’s The Block and Celebrity Apprentice have continued to build their audiences, with The Block breaking the one million barrier with 1.026m and Apprentice rising again to 646,000, its best audience of the season.

The Block was also the most-watched show across the key advertising demographics (16-39, 18-49 and 25-54).

Annabel Crabb’s Kitchen Cabinet on ABC 1 at 8pm, with the entertaining duo of Anthony Albanese and Christopher Pyne, helped to lift the show from 687,000 last week to 758,000. Gruen, airing from 8.30pm, slipped marginally  for the public broadcaster, down to 897,000 from the previous week’s audience of  904,000

Seven News at 6pm was the most watched program of the night with 1.082m, ahead of Nine News, which drew 1.024m and Nine News at 6.30pm which attracted 1.022m.

With no flagship show in its lineup, Ten managed just two shows in the top 20, with The Project, from 7pm, drawing 583,000 and Family Feud, airing at 6pm, 574,000.

The Lifestyle Channel’s Gogglebox drew an audience of 220,000 to finish as the top subscription program of the night.

In main channel audience share Nine won the night with 20.6 per cent, Seven had 20.3 per cent, The ABC had 14.5 per cent, Ten 11 per cent and SBS 4.4 per cent.

Top 15 shows:

1 SEVEN NEWS Network Seven 1,082,000
2 THE BLOCK -WED Network Nine 1,026,000
3 NINE NEWS Network Nine 1,024,000
4 NINE NEWS 6:30 Network Nine 1,022,000
5 SEVEN NEWS / TODAY TONIGHT Network Seven 972,000
6 A CURRENT AFFAIR Network Nine 960,000
7 GRUEN-EV Network ABC 897,000
8 ABC NEWS-EV Network ABC 882,000
9 HIGHWAY PATROL-EP.2 (R) Network Seven 881,000
10 7.30-EV Network ABC 794,000
11 KITCHEN CABINET-EV Network ABC 758,000
12 HOME AND AWAY Network Seven 753,000
13 HIGHWAY PATROL (R) Network Seven 747,000
14 BLINDSPOT Network Seven 702,000

Channel audience shares:

Network 9 20.6%
Network 7 20.3%
Network ABC 14.5%
Network TEN 11.0%
Network GO! 5.1%
Network 7TWO 4.7%
Network SBS 4.4%
Network Gem 4.2%
Network 7mate 3.5%
Network ELEVEN 2.9%
Network ONE 2.7%
Network ABC2 2.5%
Network ABC3 0.6%
Network ABC News 24 1.6%
Network SBS 2 1.4%
Network NITV 0.1%

Total network share:

Network 9 TTL 29.8%
Network 7 TTL 28.5%
Network ABC TTL 19.2%
Network TEN TTL 16.6%
Network SBS TTL 5.9%

Data OzTAM Pty Limited 2015. The Data may not be reproduced, published or communicated (electronically or in hard copy) in whole or in part, without the prior written consent of OzTAM.


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