House Rules (4th – 1,007,000) bounces up and with Home and Away it beats The Block Sky High (3rd – 1,087,000) (the splitting of The Block and House Rules across the hour helped). Well I’ll be… The final episode of The Checkout (10th – 882,000) bumps up to its best numbers for the season and reinforces a call for its return in 2014.

Timeslot winners (nationally):
6:00pm: Nine News – Ch9
6:30pm: Today Tonight – Ch7
7:00pm: The Block Sky High – Ch9
7:30pm: Home and Away/House Rules – Ch7
8:30pm: House Rules/Mrs Brown’s Boys – Ch7
9:30pm: The Footy Show(s) (2nd hour) – Ch9

Channel 9 won the night (23.2%), followed by Channel 7 (21.3%), Channel 10 (13.3%) & ABC1 (12.2%).