• Nine has big Sunday win as The Block finds form
• ABC ranks second on primary share thanks to Shetland and Midsomer Murders
• Plate of Origin starts second week with 459,000
Seven News 1,038,000
Nine News 1,044,000
ABC News 829,000
The Project 272/424,000
10 News 260,000
Nine News Late Edition 295,000
SBS World News 146,000
Seven: Seven slipped to third in primary share last night with 15.8% after Plate of Origin got 459,000 down from last Sunday’s 667,000 launch episode. The next best performers for Seven were AFL afternoon football (409,000) and Crime Investigation Australia: Most Infamous (339,000). Seven had a network share of 23.6% which was #2 for the night.
Nine: Nine enjoyed a big Sunday night win in both primary share (23.6%) and network share (33.1%) with the driving force being The Block which easily won the 7:30 pm slot with 924,000 and 985,000 for the room winner announcement. While this was down on the 943,000/1,016,000 from last Sunday this was a return to form for the show after the series’ most recent episode last week had the show’s lowest ratings in over five years.
10: 10 had a primary share of 7.6% and network share of 13.1% which were both #4 for the night with 10’s best-performing show being the 7 pm edition of The Project with 424,000.
ABC: ABC had another strong Sunday even without the one-two punch of Vera and Shetland, with the former being replaced in the lineup this week by Midsomer Murders. The public broadcaster had the second-highest primary share of the night with 16.5% and the third best network share with 20.4%
SBS: SBS had a 6.3% primary share and 9.8% network share with the highest rating show being Lost Worlds and Hidden Treasures with 196,000. Tour De France stage Nine had 155,000 viewers tune in.