MasterChef on top, Nine into third.
Ratings: Seven won Tuesday but MasterChef helped TEN to snatch second place.
Tuesday night was won by Seven with TEN pushing Nine into third place.
Seven was 28.8%, TEN 24.3%, Nine 23.3%, ABC 17.2% and SBS 6.4%.
But that’s not to say it was all smooth sailing for Seven. For the second night in a row Seven News in Sydney couldn’t reach the 300,000 mark, sitting at 293,000 to Nine’s 386,000. But while Seven News in Perth (205,000) trounces Nine (107,000), nationally Seven remained in front on 1.3m. Next were Today Tonight (1.02m), Winners and Losers (1.00m), Home and Away (918,000), Once Upon a Time (917,000), World’s Strictest Parents (630,000), Deal or No Deal (589,000).
MasterChef saw Beau eliminated as it topped Tuesday with 1.37m then NCIS (776,000), Being Lara Bingle (713,000), TEN News (695,000), NCIS: LA (451,000) and The Project 6pm (426,000).
Nine News (1.23m) and A Current Affair (1.05m) did well for Nine then Hot Seat‘s (664,000), The Voice US (615,000), Two Broke Girls (486,000), Episodes (371,000 / 324,000) and Survivor (171,000).
ABC News topped the million for the second night in a row on 1.02m for ABC1 then Joanna Lumley’s Greek Odyssey (702,000), 7:30 (646,000), Race to London (508,000), Gordon’s Great Escape (438,000) and Time Team (332,000).
Usain Bolt: The Fastest Man Alive was 395,000 for SBS ONE then Who Do You Think You Are? (295,000) and World News Australia (188,000).
Big Bang was big on multichannels at 407,000.