TV Ratings September 3: The Block has its lowest ratings in over five years

The Block

• Hard Quiz top non-news show with  672,000

• The Block has its lowest ratings in over five years but Nine still wins Wednesday night
• The Bachelor has 571,000 and wins all Key Demos
• Hard Quiz top non-news show with  672,000

Seven News 1,010,000/974,000
Nine News 958,000/917,000
ABC News 747,000
A Current Affair 647,000
7.30 596,000
The Project 310,000/514,000
10 News 372,000/239,000
Sunrise 252,000
Today 228,000
News Breakfast 199,000
SBS World News 173,000
The Drum 203,000
Nine News Late Edition 164,000
The Latest 121,000

Seven: Seven had a quiet Wednesday night which saw it air a back to back of Highway patrol in the 7:30 pm slot. The channel’s best performers for the night were The Chase Australia (578,000) and Home and Away (589,000) as Seven had a primary share of 15.1% and a network share of 25.0% which were both #2 for the night.

Nine: Nine won Wednesday night with a primary share of 19.7% and a network share of 26.8%, despite The Block posting the show’s worst ratings in over five years. This capped off a downwards trend throughout the week.

The Block Week 36 Ratings:
• Sunday: 943,000 + 1,016,000 for room winner reveal
• Monday: 744,000
• Tuesday: 692,000
• Wednesday: 651,000

10: The Bachelor had 571,000 after Locky Gilbert sent five girls home last night which was a slight dip on the 582,000 the show had last Tuesday as the series prepares to go into its lockdown episodes. The Bachelor also won all key demos last night. 10 had a primary share of 12.6% and a network share of 20.0%.

ABC: ABC continued its strong Wednesday night performance almost snatching the #2 primary spot off Seven with 14.0% and also a network share of 18.0%. Hard Quiz was the #1 non-news show narrowly beating out The Block. The other top performers where Shaun Micallef’s Mad as Hell (576,000), 7:30 (596,000) and Utopia (419,000).

SBS: The best performer for SBS was Sydney’s Super Tunnel as the public broadcast had a primary share of 6.0% and a network share of 10.1%.

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