TV Ratings October 27: News, The Block & 60 Minutes win for Nine

• ABC’s Total Control close to half a million, 200k on catchup

Sunday Week 44 2019

• Nine Sunday winning way: News, The Block & 60 Minutes
• ABC’s Total Control close to half a million, 200k on catchup

• Seven News 901,000
• Nine News 867,000
• ABC News 633,000
• Insiders 331,000
• The Project 227,000/353,000
• Offsiders 154,000
• SBS World News 148,000

Breakfast TV

• Sunrise 222,000
• Today 180,000


Bride & Prejudice – The Forbidden Weddings ran after 7pm with 440,000 watching. The biggest audience last week was 484,000 on Tuesday.

Sunday Night then did 376,000.


The Block saw the delivery of the hallways, media rooms and studies. Mitch and Mark were again the winners, narrowly in front of Jesse and Mel. The winner last night also got to drive home in a new VW Touareg loaded with $10,000. The Sunday episode did 1.087m after 1.098m on Sunday a week ago.

60 Minutes kept Nine ranked #1 with 610,000 after 535,000 a week ago.


The Sunday Project was on 353,000 after 363,000 a week ago.
The Graham Norton Show did 300,000 followed by NCIS on 288,000.
The Sunday afternoon coverage of the Supercars on the Gold Coast did 286,000.


Total Control managed to attract the channel’s biggest audience with 495,000. The audience of 454,000 last week grew to 641,000 when adding in consolidated 7 data. The drama continues to be #1 on iview for the ABC.


The primary channel has had successive Sunday shares over 6% for the first time this year since the first two weeks of January.

The premiere of Secrets of the Railway visited Cairns with 241,000 watching which put the channel in the top 20.

Next best was Egypt’s Top 10 Treasures with 219,000.

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