The Block tops Tuesday viewing

By AdNews | 27 August 2014

Nine's The Block Glasshouse stayed on top of the most watched FTA shows with 1.2 million metro viewers.

Channel Nine took three of the top five spots on free to air show last night, but Seven News was the most watched news program attracting 1.09 million viewers. Nine News had 1.07 million viewers and 1.06 million people tuned in to Nine News at 6:30.

Seven's weight loss makeover show Bringing Sexy Back dropped on viewers compared with last week attracting 687,000 viewers, but the numbers were higher than its first episode that aired three weeks ago.

Seven's Home and Away was the second most watched non-news program with 926,000 viewers, followed by Seven's Winners and Losers with 820,000.

Nine won the night in terms of total viewing figures with a 32% share of the market, according to the overnight OzTam figures. Seven took a 28% share while Ten held a 17.3% share of audience. The ABC attracted 16.3% of the total viewing audience with SBS on 6.4% share.

Also in the Top 10 free to air shows were Seven's Today/Tonight with 1.03 million viewers, A Current Affair with 938,000 viewers and ABC News with 809,000.

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