December 3, 2023

Sunday Ratings | Nine steal primetime with THE BLOCK; Seven take the night


7NEWS SPOTLIGHT comes home strong, coupled with 7NEWS, to slam the win.

Channel 7

The Voice Australia (705,000) gets pipped for the timeslot win for Seven, however 7News Spotlight (438,000) stepped up and took the win afterwards. Born to Kill? (117,000) and Autopsy USA (59,000) kept a smaller audience entrapped as the schedule ran out.

Seven first in both primary (25.1%) and network (33.7%) rankings.

Channel 9

The Block (745,000) delivered its biggest ep of the week and brings home the timeslot win…following it 60 Minutes (420,000) was pushed back into second place. A repeat of Australian Crime Stories (127,000) and a new ep of Killer at the Crime Scene (81,000) true crime-ed the night away.

Nine second in both primary (23.8%) and network (30.6%) rankings.


The season finale of Restoration Australia (412,000) led the ABC’s night, along with another excellent episode of Bay of Fires (299,000), which is still doing excellent business in Total TV. Repeats of Mother and Son (131,000), The Newsreader (45,000), and Total Control (DNR) filled out the late night.

ABC third in both primary (11.4%) and network (15.4%) rankings.

Channel 10

The Sunday Project (156,000 6:30pm; 227,000 7pm) dipped for 10, as did The Traitors Australia (207,000) which continued to struggle to find an audience. FBI (133,000) puller a smaller audience, followed by repeats of NCIS: Hawaii (110,000) and Five Bedrooms (39,000).

10 fourth in both primary (6.8%) and network (12.9%) rankings.


SBS’s night rolled out with Colosseum (78,000), Philae: the Last Temples of Ancient Egypt (54,000), and a repeat of Raiders of the Lost Treasures (46,000).

SBS fifth in both primary (3.7%) and network (7.4%) rankings.


16-39: The Block (136,000) beat Seven News Sunday, Nine News Sunday, The Voice Australia, and 60 Minutes.

18-49: The Block (231,000) led Seven News Sunday, Nine News Sunday, The Voice Australia, and 60 Minutes.

25-54: The Block (307,000) lands the triple-demo win, followed by Seven News Sunday, Nine News Sunday, The Voice Australia, and 60 Minutes.


Peppa Pig – AM (115,000) lands the multi-channel win for ABC Kids/TV Plus.


Service Time O’nights (cume/avg) Note
ABC News 7pm-7:30pm 520,000
SBS World News 6:30pm-7:30pm 127,000 148,000 6:30pm
106,000 7pm
Seven News 6pm-7pm 888,000
Nine News 6pm-7pm 824,000
10 News First 5pm-6:30pm 156,000 5pm
117,000 6pm

SBS World News averaged ((6:30pm+7pm)/2) to obtain total program figure.


Weekend Sunrise 185,000
Weekend Today 172,000
Weekend ABC Breakfast 163,000 (102,000 ABC; 61,000 ABC NEWS)

Insiders 325,000 (228,000 ABC; 95,000 ABC NEWS)
Offsiders 172,000 (136,000 ABC; 36,000 ABC NEWS)


No changes to the previous week’s primetime line-up after the Total TV figures were added: FIFA Women’s World Cup Final: ESP v ENG (Seven) lifted 14% to 3,099,000; The Block (Nine) lifted 33% to 1,462,000; The Dog House Australia rpt (10) lifted 7% to 260,000.

The BVOD best were FIFA Women’s World Cup Final: ESP v ENG (379,000), The Block (284,000), Bay of Fires (177,000), and FIFA Women’s World Cup Final: Post-Game (160,000).

Here’s the five shows that lifted the most from their overnight figures:

Program Network Total TV % lift
Bay of Fires ABC 783,000 109
The Block Nine 1,462,000 33
60 Minutes Nine 632,000 21
Restoration Australia ABC 624,000 21
Parky! Nine 341,000 16

Primary Channels, Multi-Channels, Shares, Subscription TV, Key Demos, Brekky Battle: All figures Total People, Five City Metro (5CM); overnights only.

Daily Consolidated 7 Total TV: All figures Total People, Consolidated 7 day Five City Metro (5CM) + Regional (Reg) + BVOD (Broadcast Video on Demand); % lift compared to overnight figures.

Top 20 Overnight Metro

Top 20 Multi-Channel Shows

Overnight Network Share

Top 20 Foxtel Shows

Daily Consolidated 7 Total TV Program Rankings

Data © OzTAM Pty Limited 2023. The data may not be reproduced, published or communicated (electronically or in hard copy) in whole or in part, without the prior written consent of OzTAM.

Note: Program performance and ranking information subject to change when not based on final program logs. Programs with the same name on one or more primary or multichannel, are aggregated into one network figure.

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