The Block then daylight
Ratings: It takes Seven & TEN combined to match The Block. Pine Gap holds most of its audience over a long premiere.
Last night there was The Block and then there was daylight as Nine’s renovation show equaled the sum total of its key competition.
The Block drew 1.16m viewers and topped the demos, just above last Sunday’s 1.14m. Both Seven and TEN newcomers dipped from their debuts. All Together Now drew 745,000, down from its 813,000 but still respectable and with praise for its young Indigenous find. A lengthy Game of Games at 7:30pm slipped to 416,000 falling from its 536,000 premiere. That was behind ABC’s Joanna Lumley’s Silk Road Adventure (662,000).
From 8:30pm 60 Minutes pulled 699,000 over Sunday Night‘s 603,000 (from 8:15pm). The premiere of Pine Gap held a decent size of its 581,000 audience over 2 episodes despite copping a hiding on social media. NCIS kicked in at 9pm with 311,000.
Seven News beat Nine News in its earlier slot.
Nine network won Sunday with 31.6%, then Seven 29.1%, ABC 19.9%, TEN 13.8% and SBS 5.7%.
The Block was #1 for Nine with 1.16m viewers then Nine News (953,000), 60 Minutes (699,000) and Armed and Deadly (230,000).
Seven News (1.02m) led for Seven then All Together Now (745,000), Sunday Night (603,000) and Seven News: Anita Cobby (361,000).
Game of Games (416,000) and The Project (416,000 / 222,000) were equal for TEN then NCIS (311,000), TEN Eyewitness News (256,000), Elementary (148,000) and Bondi Rescue (144,000).
ABC News (754,000), Joanna Lumley’s Silk Road Adventure (662,000), Pine Gap (581,000) and Vera (210,000) comprised ABC’s night.
On SBS it was Italy’s Invisible Cities (181,000), SBS World News (128,000) and Expedition Volcano (114,000 / 99,000).
7mate movie Die Hard (172,000) topped multichannels.
OzTAM Overnights: Sunday 14 October 2018