The show eliminated WA contestants Lisa and Candice as it introduced three “gatecrasher” couples who are fast-tracked into the competition to compete against the bottom three teams in more instant restaurants.
Seven network share was 34.8% then Nine 27.4%, ABC 19.7%, TEN 14.3% and SBS 3.8%.
Seven’s other shows were Seven News and Revenge (both 1.3m), Today Tonight (1.1m), Home and Away (977,000), How I Met Your Mother (594,000 / 416,000), Deal or No Deal (519,000). The Mindy Project was 195,000.
Nine News won its timeslot with 1.34m viewers then The Big Bang Theory (1.14m / 952,000), The Block (1.08m), ACA (1.07m), Hot Seat (678,000) and Person of Interest (546,000 / 363,000).
ABC News (1.03m) topped ABC1 then Australian Story (809,000), Four Corners (753,000), 7:30 (737,000), Media Watch (718,000), Q & A (700,000) and Lateline (315,000).
TEN was unable to rise above TEN News (803,000). MasterChef: The Professionals was 528,000, The Project was 471,000, Can of Worms was 392,000, The Simpsons was 368,000 and Hawaii Five O was just 283,000. Susan Flannery’s exit from The Bold & the Beautiful was 490,000.
SBS has big problems on Mondays with Mythbusters (166,000), World News Australia (162,000), RocKwiz (124,000) and Man vs Wild (120,000).
Joe and Jack on ABC2 led multichannels with 325,000 viewers.
ABC News Breakfast: 50,000 / 27,000