Monday room reveal lifts The Block

It was the end of a long weekend in 3 states and The Block‘s room reveal episode, after a big night of NRL.

That ensured its best Monday performance this season with 1.4m viewers tuning in, way in front of 7:30, Australian Survivor and Seven’s new Manhunt in 4th place.

TEN took the lead from 8:40pm with Have You Been Paying Attention? on 721,000, well up on last week’s 579,000, ahead of a Law & Order miniseries, Four Corners and Highway Patrol.

Seven News, ACA and The Chase all won their slots.

Nine network won Monday with 30.7% then Seven 23.5%, ABC 19.8%, TEN 18.6% and SBS 7.3%.

The Block was #1 for Nine with 1.4m then Nine News (998,000 / 971,000), A Current Affair (893,000), Law & Order True Crime: The Menendez Brothers (687,000) and Hot Seat (460,000 / 273,000).

Seven News (1.1m / 1.09m) led for Seven then Home and Away (685,000), The Chase (619,000 / 392,000), Highway Patrol (457,000), Manhunt (449,000). Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders was 254,000.

ABC News (803,000), 7:30 (708,000), Australian Story (698,000), Four Corners (647,000), Media Watch (583,000) and Q&A (433,000) comprised ABC’s night.

Have You Been Paying Attention? (721,000) was best for TEN then Australian Survivor (617,000), The Project (542,000 / 338,000), Man with a Plan (330,000) and Family Feud (290,000).

On SBS it was Michael Mosley: Wonderful World of Blood (217,000), London’s Super Tunnel (201,000), 24 Hours in Emergency (197,000) and SBS World News (139,000).

7TWO’s Doc Martin topped multichannels with 187,000.

Sunrise: 230,000
Today: 211,000
News Breakfast: 87,000 /

OzTAM Overnights: Monday 2 October 2017

21 Comments:

  1. I wonder if Ten will renew Survivor next yr? It seems to have a base of around 680k (after time shifter viewing) and doesn’t do too badly in young demos

    • You’d have to think the huge expense of the format would be a factor. I doubt a relatively small yet consistent audience justifies the cost.

  2. jezza the first original one

    Survivor annoyed me last night…..everyone playing to stop Lochy rather than trying to win, the worst offenders imo Tara and David, neither of whom I like. Both play like sheep in sheeps clothing

    • I don’t think any of the others have a hope while Lochy is there. He is strong in the challenges and therefore able to win immunity. He was able to keep a close knit group around himself, but finally they have realised it is only to help HIM win. So, yes, they do need to get rid of him if possible.

      That is how I see it anyway.

    • wellinmyopinion

      Who’s David? There is Peter and Jericho, besides Lochie.
      You are right though, there are a lot of sheep still in the flock this year which will make the next couple of votes really interesting. it may see a very easy vote for the winner.

  3. Not good for Seven’s new show Manhunt. Perhaps it was on too early for its tone. A little embarrassing when it gets beaten by Highway Patrol following (and both Patrol episodes might have been repeats!?)

  4. Nine thanks TEN for the Menendez promotion in one of the episodes over the weekend on their “48 Hours” channel, aka One.
    Don’t understand the obsession with the Menendez case, which has been regurgitated over and over, when there are similar, or worse cases of murder of parents as shown in the “48 Hours” ep.

  5. I don’t think Tony Martin will be getting an invite back to HYBPA anytime soon…. 1 correct answer for the whole night. And it was a 50/50 question.

  6. HYBPA figures shows you don’t need a strong lead in to maintain viewers. People have remotes cancan change channel. Good on 10 for persevering with this show. Something light hearted on a Monday night. Hope Cram is also poplar.

  7. Renovating houses has a lot more relevance to viewers than renovating apartments resulting in huge ratings. Perhaps 9 should change its mind about The Gatwick.

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