Food was the winner on Tuesday night in the form of MasterChef Australia and Back in Time for Dinner while Interview hit a new low.
MasterChef Australia was well in front of the competition at 852,000 ahead of House Rules on 674,000 and Nine newcomer Buying Blind on 608,000 as two property shows went head to head. TEN also topped the demos.
It was a bunfight once MasterChef ended but from around 9pm Back in Time for Dinner became the clear winner averaging 622,000, up on last week’s 614,000 and ahead of Shark Tank. An odd episode of Interview where Gene Simmons wore sunglasses via satellite for canned applause pulled just 368,000 but was ahead of a Piers Morgan special on Nine.
Elsewhere Who Do You Think You Are? wrapped a strong season for SBS on 404,000.
Seven network won Tuesday with 27.9% then Nine 25.3%, TEN 21.5%, ABC 17.1% and SBS 8.2%.
Seven News (1.01m / 1.01m) was #1 for Seven then Home and Away (695,000), House Rules (674,000), The Chase (665,000 / 415,000), and Interview (368,000). Swipe Right for Murder drew just 168,000.
Nine News (1.03m / 1.02m) led for Nine then A Current Affair (893,000), Buying Blind (608,000), Hot Seat (579,000 / 347,000) and Serial Killer with Piers Morgan (239,000).
MasterChef Australia (852,000) topped TEN’s night then The Project (566,000 / 340,000), Shark Tank (560,000), TEN Eyewitness News (457,000) and Family Feud (334,000). NCIS: LA was 253,000.
ABC News (702,000), Back in Time for Dinner (622,000), 7:30 (531,000), Making Child Prodigies (400,000), Miriam’s Big American Adventure (315,000), 50 Years of BtN (208,000) and Q&A: Behind the News (189,000) comprised ABC’s night.
On SBS it was Who Do You Think You Are? (404,000), Insight (191,000), Dateline (156,000) and SBS World News (155,000).
7mate’s Outback Truckers was high at 256,000. Love Island drew 157,000.
The Morning Show: 148,000 / 81,000.
Today Extra: 110,000 / 58,000
Studio 10: 67,000 / 66,000 / 44,000.
OzTAM Overnights: Tuesday 5 June 2018.