Block shuts down but AFL helps Seven win Monday

A shutdown on The Block drew 885,000 viewers, as the top entertainment drawcard on Monday.

Scott Cam told contestants they must head home in what was Victoria’s first wave, leading to a 6 week interruption, although builders kept working on the exterior.

That was a clear led over 7:30 (627,000) Australian Story (575,000), Family Feud (268,000) and How The Victorians Built Britain (195,000).

Later Have You Been Paying Attention? was 572,000, Four Corners (483,000) Media Watch (447,000) and Celebrity IOU (311,000).

While Nine led in primary share it was pipped at the post by Seven, thanks to a rare Monday AFL (596,000) match across the network. Meanwhile a dip by Today saw Sunrise enjoy a clear lead.

Seven network won Monday with 29.5% then Nine 27.8%, ABC 17.6%, 10 17.5% and SBS 7.5%.

Seven News was #1 at 1.07m / 905,000 for Seven. The Chase (575,000 / 343,000) Home & Away (495,000 across the network) with a Highway Patrol special (236,000) and movie Eddie the Eagle across (186,000) across the network.

Nine News was best for Nine on 1.02m / 1.00m. A Current Affair (776,000) and Hot Seat (521,000 / 306,000) followed. A late news edition was 221,00.

ABC News led its slot at 781,000. Q&A (326,000), The Drum (195,000) also ranked for ABC.

The Project pulled 457,000 / 318,000 for 10. 10 News First (338,000 / 220,000) and Drunk History Australia (310,000).

On SBS it was  SBS World News (179,000), 24 Hours In Emergency (165,000) 8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown (92,000) and Mastermind (84,000).

NCIS led multichannels at 207,000.

Sunrise: 265,000
Today: 205,000
News Breakfast: 126,000 / 68,000

OzTAM Overnights: Monday 21 September 2020

11 Comments:

  1. I wonder how many FF episodes are left. I’ve been watching it on my DVR and enjoying it with my partner, some fun light entertainment.

    I’m sure MC kids starts soon, presuming that’s Sun, Mon and Tue then Bacholorette Wed and Thurs. Does anyone know the dates all 10 ads say coming soon?

  2. HYBPA has cemented itself l think l would try it at a 7.30pm start time. 10 has nothing to loose. The language may be an issue for the timeslot but thats easily (bleeeeeep) rectified.

  3. Family Feud is absolutely destroying HYBPA lead-in. What a disappointment for it’s 200th episode. I got stuck watching the last 5 minutes of FF due to it running overtime – it is clear why it’s lacking viewers.

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