Bachelor tops the night for TEN
Ratings: TEN's reality finale knocks The Block off its perch but Nine still managed to win Thursday.
The 90 minute special has plenty of social media buzz, amid speculation Blake Garvey and Sam Frost may have already split.
It’s the first time in weeks that Nine’s Block has been knocked off its perch between Sunday – Thursday.
Nine network still won the night with a 30.7% share then Seven 24.6%, TEN 23.9%, ABC 15.8% and SBS 4.9%.
The Block won its timeslot at 1.07m for Nine, but Nine News was unusually below the magic million at 977,000 / 953,000. A Current Affair (899,000) and Hot Seat (550,000) followed. The NRL Footy Show final was 401,000. Big Brother was 356,000 / 88,000. Footy Classified was 271,000 in 3 cities.Yotam Ottolenghi’s Mediterranean Feast,
Seven News was 1.02m / 949,000 for Seven. Home and Away (839,000), Dynamo: Magician Impossible (600,000), Million Dollar Minute (571,000), Wil Anderson: Just for Laughs Montreal (381,000) followed.
Aside from TEN’s Bachelor success, Madam Secretary debuted with 740,000 in overnight figures. The Project was 567,000 / 391,000, TEN Eyewitness News was 566,000 and Law and Order: SVU was 373,000.
ABC News (669,000) topped ABC then Catalyst (666,000), 7:30 (603,000), Undeniable (465,000) and QI (384,000).
On SBS ONE it was Shane Delia’s Spice Journey Turkey (227,000), Yotam Ottolenghi’s Mediterranean Feast (207,000), Destination Flavour Down Under (201,000), SBS World News (111,000) and Masters of Sex (109,000).
ABC2’s Octonauts 297,000 was best on multichannels.
OzTAM Overnights: Thursday 2 October 2014