TV Ratings October 4, 2023: Famous faces lace up their joggers for The Amazing Race premiere

The Amazing Race Australia 2023

The Block tops prime time entertainment

• Fans tune in to The Voice – The road to the Grand Finale

Total TV Ratings, September 27

1,275,000 watched Nine’s The Block as Kristy shocked the Blockheads when she turned up at the Domain Listings Challenge after-after party “raging”, up 48%.

1,079,000 viewed Seven’s My Kitchen Rules where Gatecrashers Patricija and Brigita cooked for the first timeup 26%.

926,000 saw Home and Away as Dana was caught in the middle and Tane was troubled by the future, up 26%.

816,000 tuned into the season finale of 10’s Thank God You’re Here as Kitty FlanaganGuy MontgomeryMarty Sheargold and Emma Holland walked through the blue door, up 29%.

Overnight TV Ratings, October 4

Primetime News
Seven News 810,000 (6:00pm) / 818,000 (6:30pm)
Nine News 704,000 (6:00pm) / 730,000 (6:30pm)
ABC News 537,000

Daily Current Affairs
A Current Affair 671,000
7.30 439,000
The Project 295,000 7pm

Nine won Wednesday night with a primary share of 20.7% and a network share of 29.0%. 7Two has won multi channels with a 3.8% share.

Nine’s A Current Affair (671,000) spoke to Laura, a mother who bought a house eight months ago but is now sleeping in a tent, blaming a man who is being called “the house remover from hell”. Then, 589,000 watched The Block as Kristy’s behaviour at Ash’s dinner party continues to be the talk of Charming Street. Leah, who is upset over her former friend’s treatment of her, breaks down. Given they are working on the Ronald McDonald House challenge together, their relationship is once again causing problems. 

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449,000 began their evening in Summer Bay with Seven’s Home and Away as Zara imposed on Mali and Rose and Felicity kept Tane’s baby dreams at bay. 304,000 then tuned in for The Voice – The Road to the Grand Finale, an in-depth look at the journeys each of the final four artists have taken to get to Sunday’s Grand Finale. The season finale of RFDS followed for 279,000. Pete was forced to face his deepest fears, when he, Wayne, and the RFDS crew were all tasked with a catastrophic multi-casualty boat crash in some of the most challenging terrain they have faced. 

On 10, The Project (295,000 7pm) put the spotlight on 11-year-old Abbie who noticed that some of the biggest names in women’s sports weren’t getting the attention they deserved, so she has made it her mission to change that by starting ‘Her Way’.  The season premiere of The Amazing Race Australia: Celebrity Edition followed as 11 celebrities kicked off the race with their nearest and dearest, swapping five-star luxury for the chaotic streets of New Delhi. Stars including Jana Pittman, Grant and Chezzi Denyer and Ben and Jackie Gillies braved some of the most brutal conditions the series had ever seen. Dane Simpson and his father, Bow, were the first team eliminated. 486,000 tuned in. 

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439,000 watched ABC’s 7.30 explore the No campaigners who are pushing for a treaty instead of the Voice. Sarah Ferguson also interviewed Home Affairs Minister Clare O’Neil while the program looked at gas-rich Western Australia, which is facing an energy reckoning. 470,000 then quizzed HARD! with Hard Quiz, before 253,000 stayed on for Mother and Son where Arthur was determined not to take Maggie to Canberra with him to visit his ex, Dee, but Maggie had other plans. 

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