The Block takes Nine to a Sunday win
Ratings: The Block has its biggest episode all year, trumping My Kitchen Rules.
The “room reveal” episode, together with 60 Minutes at 1.51m was a strong combo for Nine, helping Nine to win the night.
Nine network was 36.9% then Seven 34.0%, ABC 14.2%, TEN 11.1% and SBS 3.8%.
Elsewhere for Nine was Nine News (1.43m), Fat Tony and Co. (983,000 / 544,000 -the latter in 3 cities). Person of Interest was 347,000.
My Kitchen Rules was still a strong 1.55m for Seven then Sunday Night (1.31m), Seven News (1.15m), Downton Abbey (1.13m) and Castle (322,000).
ABC News (823,000) led ABC1 followed by Rake (627,000), Ice Age Giants (also 627,000), Compass (406,000). Waking the Dead was just 197,000.
TEN could not crack 500,000 with its 6.2% primary share close to the lowest on record. TEN Eyewitness News was 422,000, Elementary was a disappointing 372,000. Throwing a movie Kung Fu Panda 2 at 298,00 was lower than So You Think You Can Dance had been. Graham Norton was 243,000 and Have You Been Paying Attention? remained problematic at 193,000.
On SBS ONE it was The Vikings (206,000), SBS World News (181,000), I Human (160,000) and Dirty Business (111,000).
Ben and Holly’s Little Kingdom took the multichannel crown once more at 298,000.
OzTAM Overnights: Sunday 23 March 2014