Early week interest in a couple supposedly being thrown “off The Block” saw its number skyrocket last week -as high as 1.71m- helping Nine to win the week.
In the end the expulsion never happened, it was a threat only (which producer Julian Cress made clear right here in August). Seven chomped away at Nine’s lead, notably with AFL at week’s end, but it wasn’t enough for a win. At least not until Timeshifted numbers are forthcoming.
TEN enjoyed a lift thanks to two night of The Bachelor concluding, partly making up for Australian Survivor’s under-performing. Gruen was back with a splash for ABC, their top-rating show of the week, while railways still rule on SBS.
ABC NEWS: 1.4
SBS VICELAND: 1.1
SBS Food Network: 0.8
ABC ME: 0.6
Nine easily won the demos 16-39, 18-49 and 25-54.
Nine won Sunday, Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday. Seven scored Thursday, Friday and Saturday. ABC bettered TEN on Monday & Saturday.
Seven won Melbourne, Adelaide and Perth. Nine took Sydney and Brisbane.
Best brands last week were:
Nine: The Block (Sun: 1.71m), Nine News (Sun: 1.42m), 60 Minutes (976,000) and This Time Next Year (816,000).
Seven: Little Big Shots (1.23m), Seven News (Sun: 1.07m), Seven’s AFL (1.02m) and Sunday Night (790,000).
TEN: The Bachelor (Final Decision: 1.11m), Have You Been Paying Attention? (736,000), Australian Survivor (604,000 simulcast) and The Project (7pm: 525,000).
ABC: Gruen (901,000), Four Corners (719,000), ABC News (Sun: 696,000) and Australian Story (685,000).
SBS: Great American Railroad Journeys (324,000), Gourmet Farmer (303,000), Insight (271,000) and Great British Railway Journeys (265,000).