1.81m watch The Block winners announced
Ratings: The Block's auction ratings were amongst TV's biggest in months.
1.81m watched as Dean and Shay were announced as winners of The Block with a 2.3m sale for their South Yarra penthouse.
The bulk of the show drew 1.58m viewers. The numbers were lower than the Triple Threat season this year at 2.03m / 1.97m but they are some of the best numbers for a non-Sports show in months.
Against such heated competition there was little else of note last night. Part 2 of Hitting Home drew 613,000 viewers for ABC and new SBS observational series Kebab Kings was 232,000.
Breakfast numbers were particularly high with Today edging out Sunrise.
Nine network won with 35.2% then Seven 24.1%, ABC 19.1%, TEN 16.1% and SBS 5.6%.
In preliminary numbers Nine News was 980,000 / 976,000, A Current Affair (908,000), The Verdict (548,000) and Hot Seat (481,000).
Seven News (1.05m / 996,000), Home and Away (761,000), The Chase (571,000 / 399,000), Blindspot (490,000) and Aussie Barbecue Heroes (465,000). The Blacklist was 329,000.
ABC News (855,000) led for ABC then 7:30 (717,000), Kitchen Cabinet (626,000), Hitting Home (613,000) and Q & A (509,000).
The Project (551,000 / 424,000) was best for TEN. TEN Eyewitness News was 498,000, Modern Family was 344,000 / 304,000, Madam Secretary was 302,000, and The Good Wife 244,000.
On SBS Kebab Kings was 232,000, then Underground Britain (229,000), SBS World News (135,000) and Fargo (130,000).
7TWO’s Rosemary and Thyme led multichannels at 215,000.
ABC News Breakfast: 116,000 / 58,000.
OzTAM Overnights: Wednesday 25 November 2015