Ratings highlights for the week of September 25, 2017 - October 1, 2017 in Australia.
Nine's 'The Block' led the day with 1.122 million viewers across Australia, and was virtually even between Sydney and Melbourne - 334,000 vs. 333,000. Also on Nine was 'Hot Seat' which did 497,000. On Seven Network, the '2017 AFL Brownlow Medal' did 1.089 million, and hit huge numbers in both Melbourne (654,000) and Adelaide (190,000). 'Home and Away' did 578,000 (did not air in Adelaide or Perth), 'The Chase Australia' did 537,000, and 2 episodes of 'Highway Patrol' scored 384,000 & 376,000 despite not airing in Melbourne or Adelaide. On Network TEN, 'Australian Survivor' had 625,000 viewers, 'Have You Been Paying Attention' did 579,000, 'The Project' notched 559,000, and 'Life in Pieces' was a dismal 179,000.
'The Block' (Nine) again topped the day with 1.205 million viewers (393,000 from Melbourne); 'The Big Bang Theory' had 796,000 viewers, 'Hot Seat' did 485,000, and 2 episodes of 'Kath & Kim' were at 489,000 & 416,000. On Seven, 'Home & Away' did 673,000, '800 Words' found 587,000, 'The Chase Australia' had 560,000, and 'First Dates' 538,000. On TEN, 'Australian Survivor' was even at 625,000 and 'The Project' had 559,000. Below the Top 20 were Seven's '2 Broke Girls' (205,000), and TEN's 'NCIS' (285,000), and 'NCIS: LA' (236,000).
'The Block' (Nine) topped the day with 1.135 million viewers (294,000 from Sydney); 'Doctor Doctor' had 749,000, and 'Hot Seat' did 468,000. On Seven, 'Home & Away' was at 716,000, 'The Chase' notched 551,000, the premiere of 'Cannonball' had 513,000, and 'Criminal Minds' did 358,000. TEN's 'The Bachelorette' was #6 on the night with 901,000 viewers, and 'The Project' had 571,000. Below the Top 20 were Nine's 'Embarrassing Bodies' (283,000), and SBS's 'The Good Fight' (148,000).
On Nine, 'World's Funniest Videos' had 515,000 viewers, 248,000 of them from Melbourne and only 88,000 from Sydney. 'The AFL Footy Show' notched 432,000 viewers (didn't air in Sydney or Brisbane), 'Hot Seat' had 423,000. Seven's 'Home & Away' had 623,000, 'The Chase' had 537,000 & 342,000, and 'The Front Bar' did 299,000 (didn't air in Sydney or Brisbane). TEN's 'The Bachelorette' won its time slot with 809,000 viewers (265,000 from Sydney); and the network's 2 other entries: 'The Project' (515,000 & 327,000), and 'The Wrong Girl' (361,000) both performed well. Below the Top 20 was Seven's 'Make You LOL' (238,000), ABC's 'Glitch' (215,000), and SBS's 'Bosch' (165,000).
Nine's 'Hot Seat' did 423,000, and 'Vet on the Hill' had 349,000. On Seven, 'Better Homes and Gardens' notched 701,000, and 'The Chase' had 516,000 & 329,000. TEN had many entries: 'The Living Room' (449,000), 'The Project' (298,000 & 413,000), and 'Family Feud' (298,000).
The 'AFL Grand Final' on Seven Network owned Saturday in the ratings. The game itself had about 2.68 million total viewers across Australia, and about 1.277 million just from Melbourne. It had 376,000 from Sydney, 349,000 from Brisbane, 372,000 from Adelaide, and 307,000 from Perth. The 'AFL Grand Final Presentations' eclipsed the ratings from the game with 2.801 million viewers and 1.426 million from Melbourne.
On Nine, 2.325 million people tuned in to see the Melbourne Storm beat the North Queensland Cowboys in the NRL Grand Final. Sydney led in total viewers with 813,000, followed by Brisbane (671,000), Melbourne (644,000), Perth (112,000), and Adelaide (86,000). The Final Presentation had 1.731 million total viewers. On Seven, 'Little Big Shots' had 757,000 viewers.
NOTABLE SUBSCRIPTION RATINGS
On Monday, 'Outlander' had 78,000 on Showcase. Wednesday, 'Love It or List It Australia' had 117,000 viewers on Lifestyle. Sunday, 'Outsiders' had 35,000 viewers on Sky News Live.
Ratings information courtesy of OzTam. Information from news shows is not included.