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46.6% share: The Block goes out on auction high

1.56m for The Block grand final, rising to 1.84m when Mitch & Mark announced as winners.

As expected The Block wrapped its season on a high, again hitting #1 for its annual auction and drawing a bumper network share.

In preliminary figures it pulled 1.56m for the Grand Final, rising to 1.84m for the moment Mitch & Mark were announced as winners.

Those numbers were up on 2020’s 1.43m Grand Final / 1.79m Winner Announced and eclipse profile shows such as Married at First Sight, The Voice and MasterChef Australia.

They also were three times the size of 7NEWS Spotlight (499,000), Restoration Australia (487,000) and Celebrity MasterChef (395,000).

Later 60 Minutes was 688,000 in preliminary figures then Total Control (331,000) and Border Security (274,000).

Nine network won the night with a huge 46.6% share then Seven 20.8%, 10 14.1% and ABC 13.6%.

Nine News also won at 999,000, defeating Seven News (904,000). Seven’s movie: White House Down was just 169,000.

The Sunday Project drew 312,000 / 247,000. 10 News First was 251,000 / 209,000. CSI Vegas (167,000) and FBI (155,000) followed.

ABC News managed 554,000 for ABC. Antiques Roadshow (164,000) and Noughts & Crosses (122,000) followed.

SBS also had a very low night with SBS World News (130,000 / 94,000), Inside Central Station (127,000) and Australia Burns: Silence Of The Land (81,000).

Insiders led multichannels on ABC News at 151,000.

Total TV numbers for last Sunday were:
Fires: 697,000
CSI Vegas: 352,000
The Block: 1.87m
Movie: Bad Boys for Life: 292,000

OzTAM Overnights: Sunday 7 November 2021

4 Responses

  1. I have been watching The Block an and off this season….mostly 2nd screen as nothing else much grabbed my attention…I could not get excited about Masterchef Celebrity this time …

  2. Considering there has been nothing decent on TV for weeks now, its no wonder it rated. People just watching just because. I know my family did. I didn’t personally but there really is nothing on to watch. Nine honestly got lucky really these past few weeks because Seven and Ten don’t have any decent offerings so the show built up again. When it had competition, we saw how low The Block went and where it was at.

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