The Block hit a season high of 1.7m viewers for Nine and still has several weeks to go. Both Melbourne and Sydney surged past the 500,000 mark. Nine snared 3 of the top 5 spots, while Seven can take comfort from the fact that X Factor has not been losing audience, holding steady at 1.2m viewers.
Nine network won with a 32.0% share then Seven 30.5%, ABC 17.4%, TEN 13.8% and SBS 6.3%.
Next for Nine were Nine News (1.37m) and 60 Minutes (1.11m). Big Brother underwent a coding error which will see its 432,000 adjusted to 645,000. In the arvo the NRL finals scored a strong 738,000 in 3 cities.
Seven News (1.31m) led Seven followed by X Factor (1.2m), Sunday Night (1.06m), The Last Days of Michael Hutchence (690,000) and Castle (381,000 / 252,000).
ABC News (866,000) was best for ABC then the final ANZAC Girls (817,000), Doctor Who (661,000 / 78,000), The Bletchley Circle (472,000) and Compass (480,000). A repeat of Utopia was 161,000.
Modern Family (517,000 / 359,000) was best for TEN. TEN Eyewitness News was 435,000 then Bondi Vet (383,000), Movie: Prometheus (361,000) and a Bondi Rescue repeat (258,000).
Treasures of Ancient Egypt (341,000) topped SBS ONE followed by the excellent The Sixties (281,000), SBS World News (204,000), and 9/11 Escape from the Impact Zone (190,000).
Peppa Pig ruled multichannels at 279,000.
OzTAM Overnights: Sunday 14 September 2014