Masterchef attracts 848,000 viewers ahead of Prince Charles’ appearance tonight

Masterchef was the most-watched entertainment show on Tuesday night with 848,000 metro viewers.

Last night’s viewing figure was down on last week’s 938,000 – the highest of the season – and comes ahead of Prince Charles’ appearance on the program tonight. 

Masterchef will welcome Prince Charles to the program tonight

The show was also the most-watched program across the key advertising demographics of those aged 16 to 39, 18 to 49 and 25 to 54.

Over on Seven, its news program topped the ratings ladder with 1.037m. Home & Away was the station’s most-watched entertainment offering with 734,000.

Its prime-time reality offering House Rules had 673,000, down from last week’s 756,000.

Nine’s Buying Blind had 599,000, up from last wee’s 519,000.

In the later time slots, Seven’s Interview hosted by Andrew Denton had 448,000, down from last week’s 522,000.

Ten’s Shark Tank had 515,000, down from last week’s 610,000.

Nine Screened Ocean’s 13 at 9:00pm, which failed to make the top 20 programs of OzTAM’s overnight preliminary metro ratings.

The ABC’s most-watched program was its news, with 685,000, while on the entertainment front Back In Time For Dinner had 477,000.

Seven ultimately won the night with a 19.5% main channel audience share, ahead of Nine’s 17.6%, Ten’s 14.9%, ABC’s 10.3% and SBS’ 6.0%.

The rankings remained the same once multi-channels were added to the mix, with Seven Network winning on 29.2%, ahead of Nine’s 27.3%, Ten’s 19.8%, ABC’s 15.4% and SBS’ 8.2%.

The most-watched multi-channel was 7mate, which commanded an average 4.7% of the audience.

Its most-popular program was Highway Patrol, which according to OzTAM’s preliminary overnight metro ratings had 242,000 viewers.

Nine’s Love Island on 9Go had 201,000 viewers on television. The show attracted 63,000 viewers online by 9am today, according to OzTAM’s VPM (video player measurement).


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