Both MasterChef Australia and House Rules wrapped with their lowest ever finales last night -in the end Nine won the evening.
Strictly speaking Australia Ninja Warrior beat MasterChef‘s grand final last night, with Nine pulling 887,000 against heated competition.
MasterChef Australia grand final drew 831,000 for the bulk of its show, rising to 992,000 for the moment Larissa was announced as winner (the latter falls into a different timeslot to Ninja). The Winner Announced was still enough to top the demos but it was down on 2018 when 1.13m / 1.32m watched the respective parts.
House Rules was caught in the crossfire for its grand final at 730,000 viewers, down on 2018’s 850,000 / 920,000 portions.
Nine won Tuesday with 28.3% then Seven 27.7%, 10 21.9%, ABC 13.6% and SBS 8.5%.
Seven News was #1 at 1.04m / 1.02m. Home and Away drew 679,000 then The Chase (605,000 / 375,000) and Andrew Denton: Interview (507,000).
Nine News was 926,000 / 925,000. A Current Affair was 762,000 then Hot Seat (509,000 / 304,000) and The Hitman’s Bodyguard (301,000).
The Project was 551,000 / 320,000 for 10 then 10 News First (405,000), Celebrity Name Game (237,000) and a replay of My Life is Murder (178,000).
ABC News (647,000), 7:30 (465,000), Ask the Doctor (340,000), Pangolins: Narrated by David Attenborough (286,000), Brian Cox: The 21st Century Race for Space (201,000) and The Drum (194,000) comprised ABC’s night.
On SBS it was Insight (219,000), Tour de France (141,00), SBS World News (132,000), and Who Do You Think You Are? (125,000)
Rusty Rivets topped multichannels for ABC KIDS on 194,000.
News Breakfast: 110,000 / 33,000
OzTAM Overnights: Tuesday 23 July 2019