TEN wakes to frightful Sunday numbers
Ratings: TEN falls under 300,000 in primetime as The Block dominates Sunday.
Sunday proved to be a horror night for TEN, unable to climb above 300,000 in primetime.
The concluding part of Wake in Fright had to settle for a frightful 293,000 viewers -down by about 90,000 on Part 1.
Having no reality franchise as its lead in, TEN was forced to screen Bull in its early 7:30 slot where just 227,000 viewers tuned in. That was up against the 7pm might of Nine’s The Block at 1.51m viewers and Seven’s Little Big Shots on 893,000. With no FOX titles in its wheelhouse, TEN may struggle to replace Bull with something fresh.
Nine dominated all night with Nine News and 60 Minutes both above the magic million, while it also scored the top 4# rankings in all demos.
Doc Martin and The Doctor Blake Mysteries were both strong for ABC.
Nine network won Sunday with 36.8% then Seven 26.7%, ABC 19.0%, TEN 11.5% and SBS 6.0%.
The Block was #1 with 1.51m viewers for Nine then 60 Minutes (1.07m), Nine News (1.03m ) and Australian Crime Stories (594,000).
Seven News (933,000) was best for Seven then Little Big Shots (893,000), Highway Patrol (622,000) and movie: Star Wars: Episode 1 (411,000).
Doc Martin (882,000), The Doctor Blake Mysteries (862,000), ABC News (815,000), Fearless (291,000) and Classic Countdown (221,000).
TEN Eyewitness News (323,000) led for TEN then Wake in Fright (293,000), The Sunday Project (274,000 / 234,000), Family Feud (235,000) and Bull (227,000).
On SBS it was Robert Redford’s The West (176,000), The Greeks (154,000), SBS World News (141,000).
ABC2’s Hey Duggee was best on multichannels with 183,000.
OzTAM Overnights: Sunday 15 October 2017.