The Block’s over for another year and given last night’s finale numbers it’s a given it’ll be front right and centre again in 2021.
Last night’s episode pulled 1.428 million viewers rising to 1.792 million for the winner announcement according to OzTAM metro numbers.
However, 2019’s finale did 1.541 million for the show proper, with the winner announcement topping the 1.9 million mark.
On the back of The Block, Nine had a massive night, pulling 41.4 per cent of all of last night’s eyeballs (all channels).
Seven’s Beat The Chaser took a Block finale hit (583,000), but not a significant one give the strength of the opposition.
That left Seven with 23.2 per cent, the ABC did 14.3 per cent, 10 could only do 13.3 per cent and SBS had 7.6 per cent.
In the battle of the news bulletins, Nine also took bragging rights with 979,000. Seven’s 6pm bulletin had 925,000, the ABC’s 7pm outing did 608,000 and 10 News First had 257,000.
Other highlights for Nine were 60 Minutes (841,000) and its late edition news (436,000).
For 10, The Sunday Project had 325,000, The Graham Norton Show pulled 269,000 and FBI: Most Wanted did 214,0000.
Seven’s only other show of note was Crime Investigation Australia: Most Infamous with 244,000.
While for the ABC, Restoration Australia pulled 485,000, Roadkill did 375,000 and the morning edition of Insiders posted 260,000.
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