Ratings: The Block continues to dominate but Seven wins Tuesday

The second consecutive night that Seven has won by less than one percent – 0.5% network win and 0.3% main channel win.

Week-on-week Seven and 10 now have reality shows in their line-up. That saw Seven up 5 points to 29.9% and 10 up 1 to 18.8%. Nine dropped over 4 points to 29.4% and ABC dropped 2 to just 13.2% with SBS steady on 8.6%.

Seven won Sydney, Adelaide and Perth with Nine ahead in Melbourne and Brisbane.

In 25-54 Nine won with 32.3% ahead of Seven (28.0%), 10 (23.9%), ABC (9.5%) and SBS (6.2%).

In 16-39 it again a win for Nine with 29.8%. Seven ranked second with 27.3% ahead of 10 (26.9%), ABC (9.3%) and SBS (6.7%).

10 Peach was the top multichannel in the key demos.

All three reality formats were down on Monday numbers but the order remained the same. The Block first at 7.30 with 828,000, The Masked Singer Reveal second with 676,000 ahead of SAS Australia with 626,000 and the rest of The Masked Singer episode following on 592,000. The Block notable for shedding 100k viewers in a week with the increased competition.

Compared to 2020, The Masked Singer’s second episode had 820,000 /950,000 while SAS Australia had 795,000.

Later, The Hundred with Any Lee again won the post-reality contest, despite dropping 70k from last Tuesday while Australian Gangster’s second and final episode made the top 20 though down 20k on Monday’s premiere number. Meanwhile, The Cheap Seats on 10 made the top 20 up 20k week-on-week.

Later, Travel Guides on Nine did well with 253,000, Seven News Latest had 157,000 and Nine News Late Edition was on 140,000.

10’s line up also included 10 News First with 375,000 and 243,000 and The Project 470,000 and 296,000.

ABC’s only top 20 entries were ABC News (719,000) and 7.30 (560,000) with Back to Nature dropping to just 295,000. Juanita: A Family Mystery then had 242,000.

Best numbers for SBS came from Who Do You Think You Are? (230,000), Insight (189,000), SBS World News (182,000 / 136,000) and Dateline (121,000).

At 6pm Seven was the winner in the news battle including wins in Melbourne, Adelaide and Perth while Nine won across the hour in Sydney and Brisbane.

In the afternoon, The Chase had 559,000 and 340,000 up against Hot Seat on 501,000 and 303,000.

Breakfast TV:

5 S M B A P
Sunrise 282 81 80 43 31 47
Today 227 73 67 53 18 17
News B 210 57 67 50 17 18

Discuss at Tuesday 14 September 2021

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