The Block stays on top and helps Nine gain global network share

Nine’s The Block dominated entertainment on Monday, while the network also celebrated an overall network share win.

The program aired to 719,000 Metro viewers, also winning all three major advertising demos. The 2022 launch aired to an average metropolitan audience of 867,000. Last year, Nine aired the 2021 premiere of the program to 747,000 Subway viewers.

In the latest Daily Consolidated Total TV Report for September 5, Monday’s episode of Seven News at 6:30 a.m. was the No. 1 program nationally on linear, with 1.528 million viewers, including 43,000 on BVOD and an increase of 3 %. 9-1-1 Lonestar on Seven recorded the highest increase of 44% and was seen by a total audience of 452,000 viewers.

Looking back to Monday nights, the next entertainment was Have You Been Paying Attention on Ten, which aired to an average audience of 544,000 on the Tube, followed by Australia Story on ABC, which aired to an average of 543,000 people. The Chase Australia on Seven aired to 508,000 Tube viewers.


Farmer Wants a Wife on Seven drew 492,000 viewers on the Tube, followed by an episode of Hot Seat on Nine which saw an audience of 393,000 viewers on the Tube.

Meanwhile, Seven News at 6:30 was the No. 1 subway program on Monday with 976,000 subway viewers followed by Seven News with 944,000 subway viewers. Nine News at 6:30 aired to 846,000 and Nine News to 820,000. Next came A Current Affair which drew 650,000 viewers, while ABC News drew 610,000.

As mentioned, Nine won the night, taking an overall network share of 28.8% out of Seven’s 27.7%, while Ten had an 18.3% share, followed by ABC at 17.9%.

Nine also won the main channel share, and the highest-rated multichannel on Monday was 7TWO with a 3.6% share.

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