Monday’s ratings a piece of (messy) cake for Masterchef

Masterchef_Alvin_Quah mumbrellaThe only entertainment show that counted on Monday night was Masterchef, with more than 2.2m viewers tuning in for the eviction of contestant Alvin Quah.

No other mid or late evening programme came close to Ten’s Masterchef, with Nine’s Rescue Special Ops falling back below the 1m mark to 917,000.   According to preliminary overnight metro figures from OzTam, 2.243m viewers tuned in to see the six remaining Masterchef contestants attempt an eight layer cake.

The final of Masterchef is on Sunday night, although it has emerged that it may clash with the election leaders debate.

Monday’s top TV shows:

  1. Masterchef Ten 2.243m
  2. Seven News Seven 1.550m
  3. Today Tonight Seven 1.497m
  4. Nine News Nine 1.483m
  5. A Current Affair Nine 1.316m
  6. Criminal Minds – 8:30pm Seven 1.173m
  7. Two and a Half Men – 7:00pm Nine 1.110m
  8. Two and a Half Men – 7:30pm Nine 1.071m
  9. Melbourne Comedy Festival Great Debate Ten 1.043m
  10. ABC News ABC 1.042m
  11. Home and Away Seven 1.038m
  12. Criminal Minds – 9:30pm Seven 1.015m
  13. The 7PM Project Ten 0.995m
  14. The Force Seven 0.956m
  15. Border Security Seven 0.955m

Monday’s channel share:

  • Ten: 24.5%
  • Seven: 24.1%
  • Nine: 22.0%
  • ABC1: 13.2%
  • SBS1: 6.6%
  • 7TWO 3.1%
  • GO!: 2.5%
  • ABC2: 1.4%
  • One: 1.2%
  • ABC3: 0.7%
  • SBS2: 0.7%

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