Nine won Tuesday thanks to its News / ACA double and Love Child all of which won their timeslots, but Reno Rumble has slipped further. It’s the second night in a row that more viewers have turned to their 8:30 shows over their 7:30 offering.
House Rules appears to be firming as the preferred renovation show but neither were any match for MasterChef which topped the night at 1.15m viewers in an Immunity challenge.
Both MasterChef and Love Child also scored well in demos.
Nine network won with 27.7% then Seven 26.0%, TEN 24.5%, ABC 15.9% and SBS 5.9%.
Nine News (1.1m / 1.1m) and A Current Affair (1.1m) showed excellent retention by Nine with Love Child at 816,000, down on last week’s 932,000. But Reno Rumble dropped to 674,000 and Hot Seat was 616,000. A Married at First Sight replay was 350,000.
Seven News (1.05m / 950,000) was best for Seven then House Rules (756,000) ahead of Home and Away (733,000), Ramsay’s Kitchen Nightmares (584,000 / 466,000) and Million Dollar Minute (552,000). Grey’s Anatomy ended with just 148,000 / 112,000.
MasterChef was #1 with 1.15m for TEN. NCIS was 743,000, The Project was 643,000 / 469,000, TEN Eyewitness News was 618,000 and NCIS: LA was 574,000 / 287,000.
ABC News (854,000) led for ABC then 7:30 (679,000), Slow Train through Africa with Griff Rhys Jones (599,000), Foreign Correspondent (583,000), Antiques Roadshow (346,000) but Grayson Perry: Who Are You? was just 206,000.
On SBS ONE it was Henry and Anne: Lovers Who Changed History (253,000), Insight (252,000), Dateline (243,000) and SBS World News (160,000).
ABC2’s Ben and Holly’s Little Kingdom ruled multichannels at 279,000.
The Morning Show: 123,000 / 73,000
Mornings: 116,000 / 88,000
Studio 10: 56,000 / 43,000
OzTAM Overnights: Tuesday 26 May 2015