With its MasterChef and Oprah combo, TEN took out Thursday night, nudging Seven into second and Nine into third place.
MasterChef topped the night with 1.46m viewers over RBT on 761,000 (is Getaway permanently shelved to GEM now?), How I Met Your Mother on 684,000, 7:30 / Catalyst ABC1 (625,000 / 574,000) and Italian Food Safari / Lyndey and Blair’s Taste Of Greece (242,000 / 234,000).
Oprah’s second part of her Finale won with 1.05m over ABC1’s Recipe For Murder (836,000), Grey’s Anatomy (799,000), Between the Lines (518,000) and Heston’s Feasts (324,000).
Law and Order: SVU (734,000) just pipped The Footy Show Nine (701,000) with Desperate Housewives on 595,000.
It was TEN’s best Thursday performance for the year.