The Block wins Sunday night

The Block: 1.688m

Nine’s The Block had a strong ratings showing on Sunday night to win the evening.

The home renovation competition took a convincing 1.688m viewers across the five city metro markets, according to preliminary ratings from OzTam.

Going out at 6.30pm, it was over half a million viewers ahead of Seven’s Dancing With The Stars, which took 1.102m, and nearly 1m ahead of Ten’s Modern Family at 6.30pm on 0.741m and New Girl at 7pm 0.645m.

In the 7.30pm timeslot, Ten’s Masterchef won with 1.237m ahead of Nine’s 60 Minutes with 1.225m and the two-hour Dancing With The Stars episode, The ABC’s The Diamond Queen finale on 0.93m and SBS’s coverage of the Eurovision Song Contest Final on 0.531m.

Nine News rated 1.154m at 6pm while Seven News averaged 1.147m. ABC News at 7pm rated 0.885m, and Ten News at Five rated 0.56m.

Sunday’s top 15 shows:

1. The Block Nine 1.688m
2. Nine News Nine 1.540m
3. Seven News Seven 1.470m
4. Downton Abbey Seven 1.399m
5. Masterchef Ten 1.237m
6. 60 Minutes Nine 1.225m
7. Dancing with the Stars Seven 1.102m
8. The Diamond Queen ABC 0.930m
9. ABC News ABC 0.885m
10. The Mentalist Nine 0.744m
11. Modern Family Ten 0.741m
12. Midsomer Murders ABC 0.646m
13. New Girl Ten 0.645m
14. Ten News Ten 0.560m
15. NRL: Sunday Football Nine 0.540m

Sunday’s channel share:

  1. Seven: 22.2%
  2. Nine: 20.9%
  3. Ten: 15.5%
  4. ABC1: 11.7%
  5. SBS1: 9.4%
  6. GO!: 3.6%
  7. One: 3.3%
  8. 7mate: 3.2%
  9. 7TWO 2.3%
  10. Eleven: 2.1%
  11. ABC2: 2.0%
  12. Gem: 1.9%
  13. SBS2: 0.8%
  14. ABC News 24: 0.8%
  15. ABC3: 0.4%


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