TV Ratings June 29, 2022: MasterChef heats up as cooks go head to head


• Gruen breaks down the ruff world of pet product advertising

• MasterChef tops non-news
• Ninja Warrior sees young guns take on the veterans
• Big Brother brings out the Truth Pole

Total TV Ratings: June 22

Rising 24%, Seven’s Home and Away has landed as the top non-news show in total TV, bringing in an audience of 909,000. Hot on its heels was ABC’s Gruen, which lifted 26% for a total audience of 903,000.

On 10, MasterChef lifted 20%, turning on the waterworks for 873,000 as the contestants were reunited with their loved ones. Big Brother proved once again to be a heady hitter in total TV, lifting 49% with 724,000 tuning in as the housemates celebrated their first ever Panic Room win 

Overnight TV Ratings: June 29

Primetime News
Seven News 916,000/891,000
Nine News 823,000/813,000
ABC News 590,000
10 News First 284,000 (5:00pm)/ 194,000 (6:00pm)
SBS World News 160,000 (6:30pm)/133,000 (7:00pm)

Daily Current affairs
7.30 555,000
The Project 230,000 (6:30pm)/ 372,000 (7:00pm)
The Drum 168,000

Breakfast TV
Sunrise 207,000
Today 200,000
News Breakfast 176,000

Late News
Nine News Late 139,000
The Latest 190,000
ABC Late News 115,000

Nine has won the night with a primary share of 20.2% and a network share of 29.9%. GEM came out on top for the multichannels with a share of 4.7% thanks to its coverage of Wimbledon.

On Nine, A Current Affair covered the inquest into the murder of Hannah Clarke and the extent of Victoria’s ambulance crisis for 624,000. Australian Ninja Warrior then swung into action, with the young guns giving the legends a run for their money in front of 455,000 viewers. A repeat of Travel Guides rounded out the night, taking 263,000 on a ​​European cruise. 

Seven started the night with Home and Away, drawing a crowd of 433,000. On Big Brother, Taras and Reggie rolled the dice in Big Brother’s final Panic Room task but when they failed, four housemates – Brenton, Aleisha, Johnson, and Tim – were tied to the truth pole as a punishment. At the eviction ceremony, 320,000 watched on as Gabbie was sent home.

On 10, The Project (230,000 6:30pm / 372,000 7pm) dissected the impact of the Roe V Wade decision and the sentence handed down for Ghislaine Maxwell, as well as interviewing MasterChef’s Mindy. Afterwards, MasterChef saw the final six cooks go head to head in pairs, with the three winners heading into tonight’s immunity challenge. An audience of 559,000 made MasterChef the top non-news show of the night. Five Bedrooms then drew 238,000 viewers.

The ABC saw 7.30 covered the new testimony about the January 6 attack on the US Capitol Building and spoke to Ash Barty’s midset coach, Ben Crowe, for 555,000. Gruen got into the nitty gritty of advertising pet products, before trying to convince 524,000 that both old and young people should pick fruit. The Weekly With Charlie Pickering broke down the news of the week for 452,000, before You Can’t Ask That interviewed porn stars about their experiences for 285,000. 

The highest ranked program on SBS was Tony Robinson: WWII By Drone, which drew a crowd of 165,000. 

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