The Block blow-up hits season high
Ratings: The block nudges 1.3m, Seven News wins slot, Russell Coight best of a bad night for TEN.
A contestant threatening to walk-out on The Block has delivered the reality show its biggest number so far this year.
Nine drew 1.29m and topped the demos, well in front of Little Big Shots at 864,000, down on last week’s 883,000. Nine’s audience grew bigger the more the show went on. Some distance behind were Grand Designs and All Aussie Adventures tussling it out. TEN had a disappointing night with Russell Coight their brightest star at 513,000.
Nine remained in front for the bulk of the night with 60 Minutes on 714,000, up on last week, then Rake, Sunday Night (from 8pm) and a movie replay on TEN.
Earlier, Seven News pipped Nine News at 1.18m to 1.05m.
Nine network won Sunday with 33.8% then Seven 29.3%, ABC 17.5%, TEN 12.9% and SBS 6.5%.
The Block was #1 with 1.29m for Nine then Nine News (1.05m), 60 Minutes (714,000) and Golden State Killer (247,000).
Seven News (1.18m) was best for Seven then Little Big Shots (864,000), Sunday Night (530,000) and Crime Investigation Australia (309,000).
ABC News (735,000), Rake (573,000), Grand Designs (529,000), Vera (314,000) and Catalyst (166,000) comprised ABC’s night.
All Aussie Adventures (513,000) was bet for TEN then The Sunday Project (372,000 / 242,000), TEN Eyewitness News (310,00), movie: The Dish (290,000) and Bondi Rescue (171,000). Sports Tonight was just 88,000.
On SBS it was Treasures Decoded (227,000), Egypt: What Lies Beneath (205,000) and SBS World News (140,000).
7mate movie Taken topped multichannels at 186,000.
OzTAM Overnights: Sunday 26 August 2018