As winter sets in, so our eyes turn to TV to keep us company and warm us up. The Block (1st – 1,688,000) continues to grow it’s Sunday night audience, and Downton Abbey (4th – 1,399,000) continues to cure what ails us. MasterChef Australia (5th – 1,237,000) takes the win at 7:30pm, and starts to show signs of being the program we expect with some new twists. Dancing With The Stars (7th – 1,102,000) still rating well, but lost in the noise of the other programs on offer. Touch (19th – 492,000) also struggling against a formidable 8:30pm line-up. The Eurovision Song Contest – Final (17th – 531,000) makes a good showing considering all the things.

Timeslot winners (nationally):
6:00pm: Nine News – Ch9
6:30pm: The Block – Ch9
7:30pm: MasterChef Australia – Ch10
8:30pm: Downton Abbey – Ch7
9:30pm: Castle – Ch7

Channel 7 won the night (22.2%), followed by Channel 9 (20.9%), Channel 10 (15.5%) & ABC1 (11.7%).