Bikie Wars debuts with 1.261m on Ten, but MasterChef dips below 1m

Once Upon a Time: 1.35m

Bikie Wars: 1.26m

Ten’s new show Bikie Wars: Brothers in arms rated with 1.261m on its debut last night.

It was the most watched show in the 18-49, 16-39 and 25-54 demographics, and won the 8.30pm time slot against Packed to the Rafters on Seven, which got 1.21m, and The Big Bang Theory on Nine, which rated below 1m.

However, the show, from the creators of Underbelly, was beaten by Seven’s Once Upon a Time, which rated with 1.35m in the 7.30pm time slot, according to preliminary overnight ratings from OzTam.

Ten’s MasterChef dipped below 1m viewers, and ranked outside of the top ten with 954,000.

Nine’s The Block, which ran for an hour from 7pm to 8pm, claimed 1.164m.

Seven’s Sunrise beat Nine’s Today at breakfast time, rating with 393,000 compared to 362,000. Ten’s Breakfast took 33,000.

Seven won the night overall, with 24.5% share, ahead of Nine’s 20.3% and 18.8% for Ten.

Tuesday’s top 15 shows:

1. Once Upon A Time Seven 1.350m
2. Seven News Seven 1.306m
3. Bikie Wars: Brothers in Arms Ten 1.261m
4. Nine News Nine 1.226m
5. Packed to the Rafters Seven 1.210m
6. A Current Affair Nine 1.179m
7. The Block Nine 1.164m
8. Today Tonight Seven 1.109m
9. The Big Bang Theory Nine 1.012m
10. Bikie Wars: Here and Now Ten 0.989m
11. Masterchef Ten 0.954m
12. The Big Bang Theory Nine 0.947m
13. ABC News ABC 0.931m
14. Home and Away Seven 0.926m
15. 2 Broke Girls – Episode 1 Nine 0.762m

Tuesday’s channel share:

  1. Seven: 24.5%
  2. Nine: 20.3%
  3. Ten: 18.8%
  4. ABC1: 11.9%
  5. SBS1: 3.8%
  6. 7TWO: 3.1%
  7. GO!: 3.1%
  8. 7mate: 2.7%
  9. Eleven: 2.7%
  10. Gem: 2.3%
  11. One: 2.3%
  12. ABC2: 2.1%
  13. SBS2: 0.9%
  14. ABC3: 0.8%
  15. ABC News 24: 0.7%

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