The Block, Gogglebox lead Thursday entertainment.

The Block, Gogglebox lead Thursday entertainment.

Thursday was a night without football codes, in a night which was ultimately a close race between two networks.

The Block led entertainment at 499,000 metro viewers.

That was ahead of The Amazing Race Australia: Celebrity (429,000), 7:30 (357,000), Foreign Correspondent (312,000), Highway Patrol (264,000 / 247,000) and Great Australian Walks with Julia Zemiro (159,000).

Later Gogglebox drew 430,000 then Grand Designs: House of the Year (294,000) and Movie: Pretty Woman (233,000).

ICC Men’s T20 World Cup managed 143,000.

Nine network won Thursday -just- at 26.7% then Seven 26.5%, 10 20.7%, ABC 16.4% and SBS 9.7%.

Nine News was 700,000 / 674,000 then A Current Affair (561,000) and Hot Seat (323,000 / 209,000).

Seven News was #1 at 782,000 / 774,000. The Chase led with 450,000 / 287,000 then Home & Away (423,000).

The Project drew 225,000 / 142,000 for 10. 10 News First was low at 159,000 / 113,000. A Cheap Seats replay was 137,000.

ABC News scored 505,000. Griff’s Great Australian Rail Trip (190,000) and The Drum (124,000) followed.

On SBS it was SBS World News (126,000 / 87,000), Luke Nguyen’s India (101,000) and Crime (58,000).

NCIS led multichannels at 98,000.

The Morning Show: 127,000 / 89,000
Today Extra: 111,000 / 83,000

In Total TV numbers last Thursday were:

Home & Away: 865,000
Gogglebox: 727,000
Grand Designs: House of the Year:  446,000
The Front Bar: 669,000
30 Years of the Grand Final Footy Show: 319,000

OzTAM Overnights: Thursday 5 October 2023.