Tuesday Ratings | THE BLOCK beats out THE MASKED SINGER AUSTRALIA finale

Close, but no fake cigar.

A Current Affair (778,000) slips under 800k though still strongest at 7pm. The Block (893,000) drops on last night’s reveal yet maintains first place. The Weakest Link: The Block Special (533,000) doesn’t fire up the numbers too greatly though it was enough to win the later night, as a repeat of Travel Guides (298,000) finishes it all up.
Nine first in both primary (23.1%) and network (30.5%) rankings.

Home and Away (614,000) maintains its position, as SAS Australia (565,000) slides into third as it tapers to its finale is next week. Australia: Now and Then (302,000) finishes its first run to underwhelming figures, as S.W.A.T. (138,000)
runs out the late night.
Seven second in both primary (17.6%) and network (26.4%) rankings.

The Project (240,000 6:30pm; 476,000 7pm) slips slightly as the lead-in to the season three finale of The Masked Singer Australia (710,000 avg (648,000 show; 771,000 winner)). This managed to slide into a strong second though couldn’t touch first place. 10’s best night in nearly a month, even though it was down 25% on last year’s finale. The Cheap Seats (370,000) up slightly, as repeats of NCIS (157,000), and NCIS: Los Angeles (92,000) run out the schedule.
10 third in both primary (13.3%) and network (19.8%) rankings.


7:30 (594,000) and The Greek Islands with Julia Bradbury (379,000)
didn’t light any fires, while The School That Tried To End Racism (248,000) did small numbers though picked up reasonably in the Total TV figures from the previous week. How To Live Younger (197,000) rounded out the night.
ABC fourth in both primary (11%) and network (15.4%) rankings.

SBS’s Tuesday leaned into their current affairs line-up after a repeat of Great Alaskan Railroad Journeys (197,000), delivering Insight (137,000), Dateline (110,000), and The Feed (53,000).
SBS fifth in both primary (4.2%) and network (7.9%) rankings.


16-39: The Block (228,000) defeats The Masked Singer Australia reveal/finale, The Weakest Link, and Seven News 6:30pm.

18-49: The Block (390,000) came first, followed by The Masked Singer Australia reveal/finale, and Seven News 6:30pm/6pm.

25-54: The Block (432,000) takes the triple demo win, ahead of The Masked Singer Australia reveal, Nine News 6:30pm, The Masked Singer Australia finale, and Nine News 6pm.


ABC News Mornings – AM (158,000) on ABC NEWS takes the multi-channel win on Tuesday.


The Today Show (246,000)
Sunrise (238,000)
ABC Breakfast (194,000 (107,000 ABC; 87,000 ABC News))


The 7:30pm battle solidifies with the Total TV numbers. The Block (Nine) lifted 25% to 1,439,000; SAS Australia (Seven) lifted 34% to 1,135,000; The Masked Singer Australia show/reveal (10) lifted 20%/19% to 903,000/1,062,000.

The BVOD best were The Block (197,000), SAS Australia (162,000), and Home and Away (143,000).


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

ProgramNetworkTotal TV% lift
SAS AustraliaSeven1,135,00034
The BlockNine1,439,00025
The Masked Singer Australia show10903,00020
The Masked Singer Australia reveal101,062,00019
Home and AwaySeven1,168,00018

Primary Channels, Key Demos, Multi-Channels, 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 2021. 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.

Steve Molk
Steve Molk is sharply focused on the business of TV in Australia across all its formats - FTA broadcast, commercial, subscription, catch up & BVOD. Based on the Central Coast of NSW he's a passionate advocate for Australian-made programming, particularly drama and comedy. He loves podcasting, gaming & watching too much TV. For all media enquiries please call or text 0401-709-405



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