TV Wrap: The Block wins Sunday as Nine wins the week

Nine’s The Block was the #1 entertainment program on Sunday night, as the network also celebrated an overall network share win.

The Block brought in a metro audience of 1.084 million, while also winning all key advertising demos, and surpassing Seven News and Nine News in metro viewers. The renovation show also won entertainment last Sunday.

Ten’s Celebrity MasterChef was next in entertainment, pulling in a metro audience of 421,000, followed by an episode of Nine’s The First 48 which had 334,000 metro viewers.

A special tribute to the late, great Bert Newton aired last night at 8:35pm on Nine. It drew an overnight national audience of 1.082 million, and 749,000 metro viewers.

The #1 program on Sunday was also The Block, followed by Seven News which aired to 830,000 while Nine News had 824,000 metro viewers.

As mentioned, Nine dominated the night, taking an overall network share of 41.9% over Seven’s 21.6%, while Ten had 15.9% and ABC took a 14.8% share.

Nine won the primary channel share while the top-rating multi-channel on Sunday was 7TWO with a share of 3.8%.

Nine also took the week ending 30 October with a network share of 31.4% over Seven’s 25.5%, while Ten had 18.2% and ABC took 16.4%.

Nine also managed to win the primary channel share for the week, with a 20.9% share ahead of Seven’s 17.1%. Nine led Total People, 16-39 and 25-54 demos.

In the latest Daily Consolidated Total TV Report for 24 October, The Block was the #1 program nationally across linear, with 1.799 million viewers, including 228,000 on BVOD and an uplift of 19%.

The program with the biggest uplift however was an episode of ABC’s Fires which had an 42% uplift on overnight figures and had a total of 706,000 viewers overall, as well as an episode of FBI on Ten with the same uplift of 42% and a total of 299,000 viewers overall.

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