The Block powers to season high of 1.7m viewers
Ratings: It was a bumper night for Nine, with both The Block & Nine News pulling their biggest numbers all year.
It was a dream Sunday for Nine. The Block pulled a whopping 1.7m viewers, with 595,000 in Melbourne and 468,000 in Sydney.
The episode, in which a couple was threatened with expulsion, was easily its highest episode for the year. It was also the highest in 3 years, excluding a series Final.
That thumped Little Big Shots which still pulled a healthy 1.23m viewers. Unable to compete, TEN’s Australian Survivor had to be roadblocked on 3 channels from 7:30pm.
Buoyed by an NRL Qualifying Final as lead-in Nine had a stellar night, with Nine News also at a 2017 high of 1.41m viewers and 60 Minutes winning its slot.
Nine network won with 36.6% then Seven 28.3%, TEN 14.8%, ABC 14.6% and SBS 5.6%.
The Block was #1 for Nine with 1.7m viewers, then Nine News (1.41m) and 60 Minutes (1.08m). Murder Calls was 479,000.
Little Big Shots (1.23m) was best for Seven then Seven News (1.07m) and Sunday Night (796,000). I Am Heath Ledger drew 276,000.
Movie: Kingsman: The Secret Service drew 370,000 viewers then the Sunday Project (340,000 / 287,000), TEN Eyewitness News (292,000) and Family Feud (215,000).
ABC News (696,000), Grand Designs: Home of the Year (515,000) and Sherlock (478,000) comprised ABC’s night.
On SBS it was Life and Death in Herculaneum (199,000), SBS World News (152,000) and Soundtracks: Songs That Defined History (131,000).
Shaun the Sheep was best on multichannels at 193,000.
OzTAM Overnights: Sunday 10 September 2017