Annabel Crabb’s Kitchen Cabinet sees off Masterchef and Great Australian Bake Off in Tuesday’s ratings

Annabel Crabb’s ABC1 show Kitchen Cabinet was the surprise winner of the battle of the cooking shows on Tuesday night, seeing off Masterchef and The Great Australian Bakeoff.

Crabb, left with Heffernan and Ley

Crabb, left with Heffernan and Ley

Crabb’s show, which ran from 8pm to 8.30m and featured her cooking with politicians Bill Heffernan and Susan Ley, rated 751,000 metro viewers – 13th for the night.

It beat The Great Australian Bake Off on Nine, which rated 722,000 from 8.30pm to 9.30pm and was 15th according to the preliminary overnight  ratings from OzTAM.

And Ten’s Masterchef, from 7.30pm to 8.30pm fared even worse, rating 616,000 and 19th for the night.

Meanwhile, in the main commercial battle, the second episode of Seven’s The X Factor comprehensively beat the second episode of Big Brother on Nine.

Seven’s reality contest rated an average audience of 1.51m from 7.30pm to 8.45pm and was top show for the night.

Big Brother, running from 7pm to 8.30pm rated 1.042m and was seventh.

The X Factor also won in 25-54 and 18-49, while Big Brother was top in 16-39.

Meanwhile, Seven’s local drama Winners & Losers rated 1.017m while Ten’s US drama Under the Dome rated 834,000. Winners and Losers was also third for the night in 25-54 while Under the Dome was fourth.

Tuesday’s top 15 shows:

  1. The X Factor Seven 1.510m
  2. Nine News Nine 1.302m
  3. Seven News Seven 1.301m
  4. Today Tonight Seven 1.139m
  5. A Current Affair Nine 1.088m
  6. Home and Away Seven 1.064m
  7. Big Brother Nine 1.042m
  8. Winners and Losers Seven 1.017m
  9. ABC News ABC 0.988m
  10. New Tricks ABC 0.865m
  11. Under the Dome Ten 0.834m
  12. 7:30 ABC 0.786m
  13. Kitchen Cabinet ABC 0.751m
  14. The Great Australian Bake Off Nine 0.722m
  15. Ten News Ten 0.693m

Tuesday’s share:

  • Seven: 25.1%
  • Nine: 19.5%
  • ABC1: 13.4%
  • Ten: 13.2%
  • 7TWO: 4.5%
  • GO!: 4.1%
  • SBS1: 4.1%
  • ABC2: 3.3%
  • Gem: 2.8%
  • Eleven: 2.7%
  • One: 2.4%
  • 7mate: 2.3%
  • ABC3: 1.0%
  • ABC News 24: 1.0%
  • SBS2: 0.7%
  • NITV: 0.0%

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