• The Block leads non-news on both nights
• Nine Top Primary on Wed but shared with Seven on Thursdays
Total TV Ratings, September 15
Seven’s Home and Away was the top entertainment program of the night, averaging 919,000 viewers for the first two episodes, a 21% increase from overnight viewership. The third episode of the night had 858,000, up 24%.
The top program on the 10th was glasses box which had 793,000 viewers, an increase of 36%.
On Nine, the first game of the Bledisloe Cup game between the Wallabies and the All Blacks, drew 787,000 viewers for Thursday night’s rare game. This was a 10% increase from overnight viewership.
TV Ratings Overnight, September 21st
Nine won Wednesday night with a primary share of 22.3% and a network share of 31.6%. 7mate led Multichannel with a 3.2% share.
on nine, The block has peaked with 685,000 non-messages as teams unveiled the house they’ve been working on for roommates Tim and Tyler.
seven home and away started the night with 460,000 views. Farmer is looking for a wife then welcomed the invaders to the farm, and 455,000 watched as the drama unfolded and the sparks flew.
on the 10th, The project (178K 6:30pm / 282K 7pm) covered the details of a damning report on claims of racist treatment of Hawthorn’s First Nations AFL players and interviewed the singer Tom Grennan. Shaun Micallef’s Brain Esteddfod then tested the knowledge of 214,000.
Shaun Micallef was also on ABC hosting his latest episode of Damn angry. 446,000 watched as the show ended with a bang, ending with the traditional musical number – this time it did You, me and the Third World War through Gavin Friday.
The highest rated show on SBS was the launch of The Australian WarsWith Rachel Perkins bring 154,000 back to the bloody battles on Australian soil.
TV ratings overnight on September 22nd
Seven messages 865,000/855,000
Nine messages 760,000/765,000
ABC News 572,000
10 News First 280,000 (5:00 p.m.)/172,000 (6:00 p.m.)
SBS World News 183,000 (6:30 p.m.)/141,000 (7:00 p.m.)
A current affair 585,000
The project 179,000 (18:30)/ 310,000 (19:00)
The drum 139,000
News Breakfast 164,000
Nine messages end 105,000
ABC Late News 69,000
The latest: Seven News 52,000
On a very tight night, too close to call, Seven and Nine shared the highest share of the primary channels for the evening, with both stations having 20.5% of the market. Seven led the way in network shares and had the #1 audience share at 29.2%.
on seven, home and away was once again the foundation of the station’s Thursday night lineup of three consecutive episodes. The first two episodes averaged 415,000 viewers before the third and final episode of the night drew 384,000 viewers. Front Bar’s Grand Final episode had 418,000 viewers, including 235,000 from Melbourne, making it the best non-news show on the market.
on nine, The block was the top entertainment program of the evening with 638,000 viewers. In the aftermath, all teams ran after as they attempted the biggest room makeover ever on the show, and also dealt with supply shortages and delays. before The block aired, A topical matter had 585,000 viewers when the show told the story of an Australian professor, Justin Yerburyfighting his own illness, motor neuron disease.
on the 10th, The project had 179,000 (6:30 p.m.) and 310,000 (7:00 p.m.) when the show discussed the Hawthorn Racism report and the Optus cyberattack. A crowd of 235,000 then tuned in as the Socceroos beat New Zealand 1-0.
on the ABC, foreign correspondent had 288,000 viewers as it examined France’s drug war. A repeat of Attenborough’s life that glows followed with 174,000 spectators.
The top non-news show on SBS was Guillaumes Paris with 114,000 spectators.