The Block builds up its audience for finale

The Block builds up its audience for finale

The Block Sky High is building up its audience with back-to-back episodes in last night's 7pm and 8pm slots  taking 1.372m viewers. The finale goes to air this Sunday with a sexy female-focused drama Arrow being slotted in to try and hang on to the audience.

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It was all about reno shows and sport last night with The Footy Show taking another 828,000 and contributing to the network’s 33.8% audience share.

Seven lined up an evening of female-focused content to vie against Nine’s reno winnings.  Formal Wars gave the 8pm slot a shot, warring against the second episode of The Block but taking 676,000 viewers and while Bridesmaids took 519,000. The network had 26.3% of audience share last night.

The ABC beat Ten last night with its 17.8% audience share. The final episode of Wonders of Life and the news commentary show Clarke & Dawe gave the network a small boost with its audiences of 633,000 and 561,000 respectively. 

Ten missed having any shows in the top 20 with Masterchef’s viewership dropping down to 492,000 and Law & Order taking 573,000 giving the channel 16.2% of audiences.

SBS had 6% of last night’s viewers.