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Monday Ratings – The Block shines in overnights, whilst Farmer Wants a Wife lifts 32% in Total TV

Analysis for Total TV (3 October, 2022) and Overnight (10 October, 2022) ratings.


The Block continues to be a powerhouse in both overnights and Total TV. Last Monday’s episode rose by 30% to reach 1, 650 000 viewers and be the #1 program of the evening, eclipsing the news bulletins. Under Investigation with Liz Hayes rose 18% to 517 000.

Seven’s Farmer Wants a Wife had an uplift of 32% for a final 7 day total audience of 1, 104 000. 911 grew by a whopping 46% to 568 000. Earlier in the evening Home and Away increased to 956 000, up 21%

10’s The Amazing Race increased its audience by 38% to 616 000, whilst Have You Been Paying Attention solidified its position as the #9 show of the evening with 927 000, up 29%.

Australian Story had a healthy audience of 888 000, up 15%. Media Watch had 709 000 viewers, up 21% and Four Corners was up 14% to 699 000 viewers.



Winner: 7two (3.3%)

Second: 9Gem (2.7%)


Nine News had 773 000 across the 5 capital cities with wins in Sydney and Brisbane/ A Current Affair won the 7pm slot in overnights with 730 000 viewers. The Block is a powerhouse for Nine with a great audience of 756 000 viewers. Under Investigation with Liz Hayes had 281 000 viewers.

Seven News had 876 000 viewers with wins in Melbourne, Adelaide and Perth. Home and Away had 503 000 viewers with big increases in Total TV expected as usual in the next 7 days. Australia’s Got Talent had 485 000. 911 followed with xxx 216 and S.W.A.T with 108 000 viewers.

10 had 404 000 for a confronting episode of Mirror Mirror, before 560 000 rocked up for another hilarious episode of Have You Been Paying Attention.

ABC had a strong Monday as usual with ABC News on 600 000, 730 on 482 000, Australian Story on 408 000, Four Corners increasing on its lead in to 454 000 and Media Watch on 443 000.

How the Networks Analysed their Own Performance



  • Channel 9 takes out the top 4 programs live streamed yesterday against all broadcasters, with The Block leading the way at No.1
  • The Block recorded a Live BVOD Audience of 75,000, an increase of +17% YoY.
  • The Block completely dominated its timeslot across the 5 City Metro and East Coast and in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Adelaide
  • The Block recorded a Live + VOD BVOD Audience of 125,000 an increase of +14% YoY
  • 9News was the news bulletin of choice across the East Coast and in Sydney and Brisbane.
  • A Current Affair secured the 7pm audience with Total People across the 5 City Metro and in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Adelaide. 
  • TODAY was the breakfast show of choice in Brisbane. 

The 9Network and Channel 9 win Monday viewing with Total People GS + Child. 




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