The Block season final Glenn Dyer's TV Ratings ratings
(Image: Nine)

It was Nine’s night as The Block — 1.53 million nationally  — started its Melba-like run up to next Sunday night’s final (be still dear viewer, the 2019 marathon is almost over!) But more people (770,000) turned off from The Block than watched 60 Minutes (761,000) last night. It’s clinging on to life.

On Saturday night 763,000 saw South Africa’s win over England in the Rugby World Cup final on Ten. Australia’s rugby league loss to Tonga on Nine was only watched by 258,000.

In regional markets it was Sevens News with 438,000, The Block with 401,000, the 7pm ABC News with 335,000, Sunday Night with 278,000 and Total Control with 256,000.

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Network channel share:

  1. Nine (35.1%)
  2. Seven (25.8%)
  3. ABC (16.9%)
  4. Ten (13.4%)
  5. SBS (8.8%)

Network main channels:

  1. Nine (24.4%)
  2. Seven (15.9%)
  3. ABC (12.0%)
  4. Ten (9.0%)
  5. SBS ONE (5.7%)

Top 5 digital channels: 

  1. 7mate (4.8%)
  2. GO (4.5%)
  3. Gem (3.9%)
  4. ABC Kids/Comedy (3.2%)
  5. 7TWO (3.0%)

Top 10 national programs:

    1. The Block (Nine) — — 1.531 million
    2. Seven News — 1.357 million
    3. Nine/NBN News —1.120 million
    4. 7pm ABC News —988,000
    5. Total Control (ABC) — 814,000
    6. 60 Minutes (Nine) — 761,000
    7. Grand Designs – The Street (ABC) — 742,000
    8. Bride & Prejudice (Seven) — 661,000
    9. Sunday Night (Seven) — 577,000
    10. The Sunday Project 7pm (Ten) — 465,000

Top metro programs:

  1. The Block (Nine) — 1.131 million

Losers: Seven, Ten and their lingering viewers

Metro news and current affairs:

  1. Seven News — 919,000
  2. Nine News — 842,000
  3. 7pm ABC News — 653,000
  4. 60 Minutes (Nine) — 529,000
  5. Sunday Night (Seven) — 382,000
  6. Sunday Project 7pm (Ten) — 340,000
  7. Ten News First — 210,000
  8. Sunday Project 6.30pm — 208,000
  9. SBS World News — 134,000

Morning (National) TV:

  1. Insiders (ABC, ABC News) — 465,000
  2. Weekend Sunrise (Seven) — 402,000
  3. Landline (ABC) — 384,000
  4. Weekend Today (Nine) — 243,000
  5. Offsiders (ABC) —199,000
  6. Sports Sunday (Nine) — 157,000

Top five pay TV programs:

    1. Cricket: Twenty20, Australia v Pakistan Game 1 (Fox Cricket) — 198,000
    2. Cricket: Twenty20, Australia v Pakistan Game 1 (Fox Cricket) — 170,000
    3. Cricket: Twenty20, Australia v Pakistan Game 1 Innings Break (Fox Cricket) — 148,000
    4. Cricket: Twenty20, Australia v Pakistan Game 1 Post-Game (Fox Cricket) — 121,000
    5. Cricket: Twenty20, Australia v Pakistan Game 1 Pre-Game (Fox Cricket) — 181,000

 

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