The Block reveal grabbed back its Sunday night crown in the reality battle with 1.07m viewers -despite being down on last week’s 1.15m viewers. Divisive scoring and volatile contestant comments helped the show top the demos.
The Big Music Quiz also lost ground dropping from 1.21m last week to 930,000 last night -a loss of 281,000 viewers. But Australian Survivor had to settle for #4 in its slot, losing another 102,000 viewers. At 560,000 it was its lowest performance so far. TEN’s show is struggling with no lead-in and rivals enjoying a half hour jump.
Sunday proved to be strong for Nine also winning with Nine News and 60 Minutes. It easily won the night in primary channel share, but Seven came out in front thanks to multichannels.
Vera was up for ABC but Grand Designs NZ was down slightly.
Seven network won 30.4% then Nine 29.4%, ABC 18.0%, TEN 15.1% and SBS 7.2%.
Seven News was best for Seven with 1.00m followed by The Big Music Quiz (930,000), Sunday Night (631,000) and Criminal Minds (413,000 / 281,000).
Nine News was #1 with 1.11m then The Block (1.07m), 60 Minutes (722,000) and Killer on the Line (322,000).
ABC News (763,000), Vera (716,000), Grand Designs NZ (612,000) and Compass (261,000) comprised ABC’s night.
Australian Survivor (560,000) was best for TEN. Modern Family was 397,000 / 317,000. TEN Eyewitness News was 292,000. FIA Formula One was 185,000 in 3 cities.
On SBS it was Treasures Decoded (283,000), World’s Biggest Sea Battle (198,000), SBS World News (189,000) and Curing Alzheimer’s (133,000).
7mate movie The Bourne Supremacy was best on multichannels with 242,000.
OzTAM Overnights: Sunday 4 September 2016.