Sour cream granny is tops for TEN
Who remembers when US TV executive Bob Shanks had Family Double Dare pour pink custard on contestants in the name of entertainment?
Last night Josh Thomas’ 83 year old grandmother Mona was doused in sour cream in a startling episode of Talkin’ ‘Bout Your Generation. Who said television wasn’t cyclical? True, this is a much better show, but you’re still going to hell Shaun Micallef!
The episode pulled its best so far this year at 1.07m, the top show for TEN for Tuesday night.
But not even a sour cream granny could top the culinary lure of My Kitchen Rules on 1.42m. It won the slot beating The Big Bang Theory was 797,000 for its first episode (Nine is still fiddling with some programming in Brisbane). The second episode of 7:30 dropped to 660,000. Insight was 161,000.
Top show for the night was Packed to the Rafters on a cool 1.8m viewers over NCIS (1.05m), Top Gear (813,000) and How Earth Made Us (569,000).
Parenthood (743,000) kept up the winning for Seven over an NCIS repeat (719,000), Qi (606,000) and Adults Only 20 To 1 (428,000) at 10pm.
Neighbours on ELEVEN (353,000) rated higher than both 6pm with George Negus on TEN (329,000) and TEN Evening News -now down to 259,000. On a positive note, the long running soap was far and away the most popular offering on a multichannel last night, more than double the second highest rating show, Everybody Loves Raymond at 169,000.