TV ratings April 21: Lego Masters + MasterChef give contestants the boot

• Lego Masters said goodbye to its first team while MasterChef had its second elimination three nights

• The psychic and scientist first to go on ratings champ Lego Masters
• Courtney burned on MasterChef as incomplete dish sends her home

Tuesday news highlights
Seven News 1,258,000/1,166,000
Nine News 1,148,000/1,109,000
ABC News 912,000
A Current Affair 864,000
7.30 695,000
The Project 379,000/610,000
10 News 505,000/279,000
Sunrise 317,000
The Drum 270,000
Nine Late News 236,000
SBS World News 233,000
ABC News Breakfast 230,000
Today 215,000
Morning Show 205,000

Nine: A Current Affair started the week on 904,000 and then did 864,000 on Tuesday.

The first elimination came in episode three of Lego Masters and it was goodbye to Annie and Runa in front of 1,035,000. This comes after audiences of 1,239,000 and 1,049,000 earlier this week. “Go hard or go home” was the warning to contestants in an elimination challenge where they had to build their ultimate hero saving the day. The team of Annie and Runa, an unlikely combo of a scientist and a psychic, built a scene from The Little Mermaid, but it didn’t impress Brickman ahead of the other builds and they were sent home.

The Castle then followed with 518,000 watching the classic Aussie comedy.

Seven: Home and Away went from 657,000 on Monday to 672,000 last night.

House Rules then did 502,000 before First Dates Australia was on 288,000.

10: The Project featured Malcolm Turnbull on his book tour with 610,000 after 7pm.

MasterChef Australia then went into its second elimination in three nights with Courtney performing poorly as she got flustered during a two-round pressure test. The Tuesday audience was 908,000 after 1,095,000 on Tuesday a week ago.

NCIS then did 376,000.

ABC: Foreign Correspondent did 577,000 with a horrifying report on the impact of the pandemic on New York City.

Catalyst followed with 378,000.

SBS: Great Canadian Railway Journeys pulled another 300k+ audience with 320,000 after 332,000 last week where it was the channel’s most-watched for the week.

Insight then did 243,000 followed by Dateline on 122,000 and then The Feed on 52,000.

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