TV Ratings September 20, 2023: The Block’s Brett forced to apologise to crew after on camera blow up

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Gatecrashers Amber and Mel fail to impress on MKR

• 1.098 million watch My Kitchen Rules in Total TV
• 1.061 million tune in to The Block in Total TV

Total TV Ratings, September 13

1,098,000 viewed Seven’s My Kitchen Rules where it was time for Claudean and Anthony to cook for the first timeup 24%.

1,061,000 watched Nine’s The Block as Kristy and Brett continued with the conspiracy theory that Eliza and Liberty were a Channel 9 plant, up 44%.

903,000 saw Home and Away as questions were raised about whether Irene was headed to prison, up 25%.

825,000 tuned into 10’s Thank God You’re Here as Joel CreaseyFrankie McNairLloyd Langford, and Julia Zemiro stepped through the blue door up, 33%.

720,000 sat down for another instalment of ABC’s Hard Quiz, up 17%.

Overnight TV Ratings, September 20

Primetime News
Seven News 840,000 (6:00pm) / 835,000 (6:30pm)
Nine News 714,000 (6:00pm) / 734,000 (6:30pm)
ABC News 565,000
10 News First 208,000 (5:00pm)/ 146,000 (6:00pm)
SBS World News 132,000 (6:30pm)/ 107,000 (7:00pm)

Daily Current Affairs
A Current Affair 656,000
7.30 403,000
The Project 168,000 6:30pm / 266,000 7pm

Breakfast TV
Sunrise 208,000
Today 184,000
News Breakfast 137,000

Seven won Wednesday night with a primary share of 21.8% and a network share of 30.5%. 7mate and 7two have won multi channels with a 3.3% share each.

443,000 began their evening in Summer Bay with Seven’s Home and Away as tensions between Roo and Marilyn arose while Remi lashed out at Bree, before 523,000 stayed on for My Kitchen Rules. Gatecrashers Amber and Mel delivered sweet success in dessert, but their lacklustre entrée and main caused them to crash to the bottom of the leaderboard with 61 points. Their Instant Restaurant, Salty Secrets, started living up to its name as soon as the guests settled in as head-to-head confrontations emerged around the table. Unbelievable Moments Caught on Camera followed for 139,000.

SEE ALSO: My Kitchen Rules 2023 Recap Episode 9: Amber and Mel leave the other contestants feelin’ salty

Nine’s A Current Affair (656,000) spoke with Professor Richard Scolyer, one of the world’s best cancer doctors, who has offered himself up as a guinea pig for experimental treatment as he undergoes his own battle with brain cancer. Then, 555,000 watched The Block. Brett was forced to apologise to the crew after swearing at them during an early morning interview. Then, it was time for Scotty Cam and Shelley Craft’s walkaround. While he spoke budget with Kyle and Leslie, Shelley was horrified at the state of Leah and Ash’s living room, who had failed to tarp up their existing styling. The BayCISS challenge was also completed, leaving the Blockheads feeling like they had done some good. Luxe Listings Sydney followed for 166,000, where Simon and a client landed a private viewing where he tried to take it off-market.

SEE ALSO: The Block Recap Episode 28: Brett’s swearing rampage leaves a sour taste

On 10, The Project (168,000 6:30pm / 266,000 7pm) spoke to Aussie indie-folk band Boy and Bear and looked at how Mexican doctors say they have found “no evidence of any assembly or manipulation of the skulls” of the so-called “non-human being” that was presented to Mexico’s congress last week. Thank God You’re Here then followed as Melanie Bracewell, Rhys Nicholson, Dane Simpson and Urzila Carlson stepped through the blue door. Guest judge Adam Hills named Nicholson as this week’s “Bachelor of Bulls**t” and Grant Denyer was a surprise guest. 464,000 tuned in. Inspired Unemployed (Impractical) Jokers followed for 180,000. During the episode, Virtual Golf became virtual insanity. 106,000 stayed on for Five Bedrooms as Harry found himself charged with organising Ainsley’s questionably-themed ‘white-party’ Hens.

403,000 watched ABC’s 7.30 explore how in 2017 Tasmanian Police secretly recorded dozens of conversations that should have been protected by legal privilege. Plus, the program looked at how the NSW government’s mining strategy is under scrutiny amidst community concerns. Laura Tingle also interviewed Ian MacfarlaneHard Quiz followed for 400,000 while 265,000 watched Mother and Son. During the episode, Arthur and Maggie both engage in sexual misadventures with disastrous results. WTFAQ followed as Chas Licciardello took a bath in custard to see if Centrelink’s hold music was deliberately annoying. 218,000 watched on. 

The highest rating non-news show on SBS was Bettany Hughes’ Treasures of the World with 108,000 tuning in to see Professor Bettany Hughes reveal the secrets of the Adriatic coast of Albania.

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