• 1.67 million tune in to The Block in Total TV
Total TV Ratings, October 22
1,673,000 watched Nine’s The Block, with the judges looking at the backyards, up 30%.
929,000 viewed the season premiere of Seven’s The 1% Club with Jim Jeffries, up 14%.
665,000 sat down for a repeat of ABC’s Death in Paradise, up 8%.
Overnight TV Ratings, October 29
Seven News 782,000
Nine News 770,000
ABC News 533,000
10 News First 207,000 (5:00 pm)
SBS World News 114,000 (6:30 pm)/ 83,000 (7:00 pm)
Daily Current Affairs
60 Minutes 481,000
The Sunday Project 261,000
Weekend Sunrise 204,000
Weekend Today 152,000
Weekend Breakfast 148,000
Nine has won the night with a primary share of 27.9% and a network share of 37.9%. 9Gem has won multi channels with a 5.9% share.
Meanwhile, Seven had a primary share of 16.5% and a network share of 22.8% and Ten had a primary share of 11.6% and a network share of 16.2%.
Nine’s The Block kicked off the evening’s viewing and it was time for the Front Yard and Facade Reveals. 990,000 tuned in to see both the stakes and the drama at an all-time high with a secret gnome sale spelling trouble for an unsuspecting Leah and Ash. Both House Two and House Four’s Steph and Gian played their gnomes; however, despite Leah and Ash’s fury over the sneaky gameplay, they came out on top by half a point, winning the room reveal … as well as a Ford Mustang!
Then on 60 Minutes, 481,000 watched Natalie Sands’ courageous battle not only to survive but also to get justice for her son and mother, plus the program looked at Britney Spears‘ explosive memoir and Australia’s billion-dollar sand pit.
480,000 began their evening with The 1% Club before 320,000 tuned in to Border Security: Australia’s Front Line where unusual travel plans and strange documents had officers concerned. Plus, Border Force wasn’t playing games when it came to busting an attempt to smuggle cocaine through the border.
281,000 also watched Ron Iddles: The Good Cop. In 1982, six-year-old Bonnie Clarke was murdered in her home; the case went unsolved until Bonnie’s father contacted Ron.
Earlier in the day, 214,000 watched the Supercars Championship: Gold Coast 500.
461,000 watched ABC’s Joanna Lumley’s Spice Trail Adventure. During the episode, Joanna Lumley headed to a remote Indonesian island, Banda, which was once the only place on earth where nutmeg grew.
Annika followed with 405,000 tuning in to join Annika and her team track down a murderer. Then on Shetland, DI Perez investigated the disappearance of a vulnerable young man, whose family are new to Shetland. 314,000 tuned in.
On 10, it was time for the Tillys to take on the Philippines in the AFC Olympic Qualifiers. Sam Kerr and Caitlin Foord each scored hat-tricks as the Matildas dominated the field for most of the play. At the end of the game, our girls had thrashed the Philippines 8-0 in front of 523,000 at-home viewers.
The Sunday Project (261,000) then discussed the resignation of Wallabies coach Eddie Jones while also paying tribute to Matthew Perry, star of the hit series Friends who died at age 54 on October 29. The program detailed how in his 2022 memoir, Perry wrote: “It is very odd to live in a world where if you died, it would shock people but surprise no one.”
Matthew Perry was best known for bringing to life the character of Chandler Bing on the hit 90s sitcom 'Friends'.
The actor was also open about his struggles with drug addiction before his death aged 54.
We take a look back at his life. pic.twitter.com/PJ35DFfc4j
— The Project (@theprojecttv) October 29, 2023
The highest-rating non-news show on SBS was Pompeii: The Last Mysteries Revealed. 72,000 saw how archaeologists have been revealing new secrets of Pompeii, yet a third of the city remains totally unexplored and the answers to many mysteries remain buried.
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