TV Ratings October 16: The Block family reunion gets 872k

• Gruen best of the rest as Wil Anderson unboxed new episode

Wednesday Week 42 2019

• The Block family reunion keeps the show and Nine #1
• Gruen best of the rest as Wil Anderson unboxed new episode

• Seven News 931,000/887,000
• Nine News 765,000/803,000
• A Current Affair 704,000
• ABC News 607,000
• 7.30 466,000
• The Project 294,000/487,000
• 10 News First 350,000
• The Drum 163,000
• SBS World News 137,000

Breakfast TV

• Sunrise 264,000
• Today 173,000


Home and Away did 627,000 on Monday but slipped to 570,000 Tuesday and 562,000 last night.

An hour of ob docs saw Motorbike Cops and Highway Patrol just under 450,000.

The season final of Britain’s Got Talent: The Champions did 329,000 as comedy dance duo Twist and Pulse won.


A Current Affair was again just over 700,000 for the second successive night.

The Block was close to 900,000, up on the audience of 853,000 a week ago. Matt Moran was a guest on the episode that featured a family reunion. The properties are open for inspection this week in Melbourne.

Love Island Australia was then on 312,000, up from 285,000 last week.


The Project did 487,000 with Sarah Kendall from the ABC’s Frayed stopping by.

The Bachelorette featured a random intruder with 667,000 watching after launching with 717,000 a week ago.

Season two of Playing For Keeps then launched with 297,000 after launching with 575,000 12 months ago.


Gruen was top five for the night with 728,000 after 715,000 last week. Host Wil Anderson had his own unboxing event in the promos for the episode.

Julia Zemiro’s Home Delivery featured Magda Szubanski with 522,000 after it launched a week ago with 596,000.

The new comedy Frayed did 440,000.


Tony Robinson was walking Roman roads last night on Britain’s Ancient Tracks with 248,000 watching.

Episode two of Struggle Street then did 292,000 after launching on 259,000.

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