TV Ratings September 27, 2022: The Block nails the brief

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• Farmer Wants A Wife says goodbye to another farmer

• The Block and The Hundred secure the win for Nine
• Big night for the ABC with Take 5 and Old People’s Home
• The Amazing Race farewells the Dragon Boat Mums

Total TV Ratings, September 20

On Nine, The Block saw the pairs tackle their monstrous living and dining spaces in front of 1,365,000, lifting 39%. The Hundred With Andy Lee rose 15%, bringing in a total audience of 580,000. 

Seven’s Home and Away brought 1,053,000 to Summer Bay, lifting 21%. Farmer Wants A Wife followed with 1,043,000, up 37%. 

ABC’s Old People’s Home for Teenagers was up 39% with 668,000 tuning in, and Take 5 with Zan Rowe launched to 597,000, up 29%.

The Amazing Race on 10 took 600,000 to Cartagena, Colombia, up 50%.

Overnight TV Ratings, September 27

Primetime News
Seven News 895,000/893,000
Nine News 842,000/839,000
ABC News 590,000
10 News First 260,000 (5:00pm)/165,000 (6:00pm)
SBS World News 149,000 (6:30pm)/140,000 (7:00pm)

Daily current affairs
A Current Affair 716,000
7.30 467,000
The Project 210,000 (6:30pm)/ 317,000 (7pm)
The Drum 157,000

Breakfast TV
Sunrise 197,000
Today 192,000
News Breakfast 175,000

Late News
ABC Late News 97,000
Nine News Late 118,000
The Latest: Seven News 70,000

Nine has won the night with a primary share of 23.3%, and a network share of 30.2%. 7mate has topped multichannels with a 3.8% share. 

Nine’s A Current Affair continued its coverage of the people disrupted by Jetstar, and dug into the dark web for 716,000 viewers. There was a financial audit on The Block after the baby grand piano scandal, and 752,000 watched as tensions rose between the contestants and builders once again. The Hundred with Andy Lee rounded out the night for 379,000.

Seven’s Home and Away had 475,000 tune in, before Farmer Wants A Wife said a sad goodbye. 517,000 watched as Farmer Paige let both Ayden and Cody go, saying that “I came here looking for love and I haven’t found that with someone, but I’ve found a new love for myself and that’s incredible.”

The ABC’s 7.30 covered public school funding and anti-government protests in Iran for 467,000 viewers, before Zan Rowe got to the bottom of Keith Urban’s music taste alongside 344,000 in Take 5. Old People’s Home for Teenagers continued, with 343,000 tuning in.

10’s The Project (210,000 6:30pm / 317,000 7pm) continued coverage of the Optus leak fallout, and interviewed Queer Eye’s beauty expert, Jonathan Van Ness. The Amazing Race took 326,000 across Belize’s Caye Caulker, saying goodbye to Jodie and Claire. The Cheap Seats brought the mood back up, also interviewing Van Ness for 301,000.

The highest rated non-news show on SBS was Great Coastal Railway Journeys, with 142,000 tuning in.

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