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Gruen scores for ABC, SBS shows beat Seven, 10.

The Block & Gruen top entertainment, while SBS shows outrank Seven and 10 in some slots.

There were some unusual results last night, including SBS shows ranking ahead of 10 at 7:30pm and even Seven after 8:45pm.

Gruen returned to 657,000 metro viewers last night, the second highest entertainment show all evening and twice the size of any direct competition.

The Block led entertainment at 898,000 winning its slot ahead of Hard Quiz (552,000), 7:30 (537,000), SAS Australia (474,000), Australia’s Health Revolution (262,000) and The Graham Norton Show (243,000).

Meanwhile Love Island drew 292,000 then Frayed (259,000), 24 Hours in Emergency (225,000), America’s Got Talent (216,000) and a new Bull (214,000 / 186,000 rpt).

Nine network won Wednesday with 29.5%, then Seven 26.8%, ABC 17.3%, 10 16.1% and SBS 10.3%.

Nine News was 937,000 / 920,000 for Nine. A Current Affair won its slot at 737,000 then Hot Seat (428,000 / 277,000). Botched was 126,000.

Seven News was #1 at 1.03m / 970,000 for Seven. Home & Away was 578,000 then The Chase (526,000 / 325,000).

ABC News was 644,000 for ABC. The Drum (153,000) and Back (114,000) followed.

The Project drew 406,000 / 261,000 for 10. 10 News First was 316,000 / 197,000.

New SBS drama New Gold Mountain averaged 173,000 in a 9:30pm slot with SBS World News at 148,000 / 117,000.

Bluey led multichannels at 159,000.

Sunrise: 241,000
Today: 216,000
News Breakfast: 131,000 / 81,000

In Total TV lifts last Wednesday were:

Frayed: 474,000
Lost for Words: 347,000
The Block: 1.5m
Home & Away: 1.17m

OzTAM Overnights: Wednesday 13 October 2021

8 Responses

  1. No wonder Graham Norton did so poorly I can’t stand listening to Dave Grohl don’t get me wrong the foo fighters rock but he is just unbearable and it seems SBS only did so well because of another Michael Mosley health special

  2. We liked New Gold Mountain & will watch the remaining 3 episodes.

    Unfortunately 16:9 (1.78:1) TV’s don’t do justice to TV shows filmed in wider aspect ratios … both NGM & Frayed S2 have both been filmed with a 2.21:1 aspect ratio. The result is the good old “letter box” affect and the wider the aspect ratio the more TV “real estate” gets wasted to fit into a 16:9 frame without cropping the left/right edges.

  3. I think Seven shot AGT in the foot by waiting instead of showing it alongside the US. Must say though its quite a fail really given all the promos i’ve seen for it. I’m honestly surprised they didn’t test The Voice USA instead due to how well it did locally but then again i guess they don’t want to over-saturate the market even though it is airing on 7Flix. But at the moment, tv is quite boring. Not much on. Not into The Block or Masterchef so Big Brother will be good when it comes.

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