In Reality TV, casting is everything.
Viewers tuned in in droves to watch two My Kitchen Rules cooks get their come-uppance last night.
Queenslanders Peter and Gary (aka “Dr. Evil”) , who have boasted of their cooking skills to competitors, were slammed by their dinner-guests after waiting 3 hours for their main course. Seven was rewarded with 1.93m viewers as a result, easily the top show of the night.
Seven won another night with Seven News (just under 1.2m), Home and Away (1.04m), Today Tonight (1.03m), Please Marry My Boy (1.03m) all winning their timeslots. How I Met Your Mother was 569,000 / 437,000.
Nine News was best for Nine on 1.12m, then ACA 971,000, the excellent Sherlock 876,000, The Big Bang Theory 718,000 / 633,000.
The Biggest Loser topped TEN’s night on 712,000 then TEN News (627,000) and Talkin’ ‘Bout Your Generation (593,000), The Good Wife (563,000). The Project was 433,000 and an NCIS rpt sank to 276,000.
For ABC1 it was ABC News (856,000), 7:30 (605,000), Ab Fab (584,000), Gordon Street Tonight (498,000) and Outland just 210,000.
From Sydney to Tokyo By Any Means was best for SBS ONE on 175,000.
Neighbours topped multichannels on 285,000.
ABC News Breakfast: 37,000 / 16,000
The Morning Show: 187,000
The Circle: 56,000