The Block (2nd – 1,165,000) leads the non-News way as the highest rating program for the night, with MasterChef Australia (6th – 872,000) second in that race. Silent Witness (8th – 798,000) owns the 8:30pm spot for ABC1, allowing Aunty to continue what is becoming a tradition of drama in that timeslot. The Living Room (17th – 567,000) lifts from last week, and continues to improve (if slowly) it’s rating figures week on week, while Mad As Hell (19th – 549,000) also slightly improves on last week.
Timeslot winners (nationally):
6:00pm: Seven News – Ch7
6:30pm: Today Tonight – Ch7
7:00pm: The Block – Ch9
7:30pm: MasterChef Australia/The Living Room – Ch10
8:30pm: Silent Witness – ABC1
9:30pm: Nine’s Live Friday Night Football (3rd hour) – Ch9
Channel 9 won the night (21.9%), followed by Channel 7 (21.6%), Channel 10 (12.9%) & ABC1 (12.8%).