Soft return for TEN’s Biggest Loser
Ratings: Revamped reality show lands 4th in its slot, while Nine wins Tuesday.
TEN could be in for a long wait until MasterChef arrives if last night’s premiere of The Biggest Loser: Transformed is any indication.
It premiered with just 450,000, fourth in its timeslot -a drop of 196,000 viewers compared to TBL Families in September 2015.
It was gazumped by Married at First Sight (1.15m), My Kitchen Rules (1.04m) and even pipped by 7:30 (507,000).
Meanwhile Travel Guides attracted its best figure so far, beating out 800 Words.
ABC’s Bullied drew rave reviews on social media but at 387,000 it was fourth in its slot and deserved better.
Nine network won Tuesday with 30.9% then Seven 29.6%, TEN 18.0%, ABC 14.9% and SBS 6.7%.
Married at First Sight was #1 for Nine with 1.15m viewers, then Nine News (1.02m / 1.01m), A Current Affair (871,000), Travel Guides (666,000) and Hot Seat (521,000 / 314,000). Schwarzenegger The Celebrity Apprentice drew 172,000.
My Kitchen Rules led for Seven with 1.04m viewers then Seven News (1.03m / 978,000), Home and Away (774,000), The Chase (613,000 / 392,000), 800 Words (591,000). Bones was 241,000.
The Project (542,000 / 355,000) led for TEN then TEN Eyewitness News (479,000), The Biggest Loser (450,000), NCIS (416,000), Family Feud (317,000), and NCIS: LA (293,000).
ABC News (733,000), 7:30 (507,000), Bullied (387,000), Brian Cox: Life of a Universe (382,000) and Foreign Correspondent (291,000).
On SBS it was Great Continental Railway Journeys (324,000), Insight (222,000), Inside North Korea (162,000), Dateline (150,000) and SBS World News (141,000).
ABC2’s Ben and Holly’s Little Kingdom topped multichannels with 217,000 viewers.
The Morning Show: 117,000 / 90,000
Today Extra: 113,000 / 91,000
Studio 10: 85,000 /
OzTAM Overnights: Tuesday 14 March 2017