Big Sunday for The Block, Brownlow Medal.
The Block leads in entertainment but Brownlow Medal drives Seven to a winning Sunday.
Brownlow Medal last night pulled 889,000 metro viewers and took Seven to a winning night.
That was well up on 2020’s COVID-adjusted broadcast of 683,000.
Yet The Block still led in entertainment at 961,000 viewers, almost doubling The Masked Singer‘s 494,000 (reveal: 584,000) then The Disappearance of William Tyrrell (401,000 in just 2 cities) and Armadillo (363,000 from 7:40pm).
Later 60 Minutes was 643,000 then The Newsreader (429,000) and Movie: Jack Reacher: Never Go Back (361,000).
Seven network easily won Sunday with 36.4% then Nine 28.8%, 10 15.0%, ABC 13.3% and SBS 6.5%.
Seven News was #1 at 1.11m for Seven.
Nine News drew 1.03m for Nine with a late edition at 341,000.
The Sunday Project drew 437,000 / 323,000. 10 News First was 347,000 / 270,000 with FBI: Most Wanted at 210,000 / 162,000.
ABC News was 677,000 for ABC. Traces (132,000) and Compass (97,000) followed.
On SBS it was SBS World News (197,000 / 162,000), Inside Central Station (185,000), Osher Gunsberg: A Matter of Life & Death (106,000) and Michael Mosley Eat, Fast And Live Longer (92,000).
Close of Business on ABC News, which was effectively a Live Vic. govt press conference, topped multichannels at 375,000.
In Total TV lifts last Sunday were:
The Newsreader: 967,000
The Block: 1.62m
Australian Survivor: 1.17m
Inside Central Station: 428,000
The Voice: 2.15m
OzTAM Overnights: Sunday 19 September 2021