MasterChef beats Dancing finale
Despite only going head to head for 90 minutes, MasterChef's New York outing pulled a bigger audience than the Dancing with the Stars finale.
Despite only going head to head for 90 minutes, MasterChef‘s New York outing pulled a bigger audience than the Dancing with the Stars finale.
TEN’s cooking contest netted 1.61m to Seven’s three hour dance-off at 1.47m. The finale was slightly less than 1.51m in 2010.
Together with a strong performance from ONE for the night, TEN came close to taking the night in network shares, finishing with 28.2% to Seven’s winning 30.0%.
That left Nine caught in the crossfire, finishing in third place for the night with 23.0% in network shares.
Seven’s coverage of the Carbon Tax announcement was 1.35m over Nine’s 1.01m.
Aside from News, Nine’s next best were 60 Minutes (934,000) and In Their Footsteps (737,000).
For the ABC, ABC News pulled 587,000 and Midsomer Murders was 582,000. A 7.30 Special: Carbon Tax was 378,000. Earlier in the day the Carbon Price Announcement managed 200,000 on ABC1 and 59,000 on ABC News 24.
Who Do You Think You Are? was best for SBS on 353,000.
On digital channels FIA Formula One World Championship pulled 314,000 for ONE.