TV Ratings June 27, 2023: Oh shucks! A 134-step beef and oyster MasterChef Pressure Test proves too much for one cook

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Home and Away cracks 1 million viewers in Total TV

720,000 tune in for the finale of Parental Guidance in Total TV

Total TV Ratings, June 20

1,013,000 watched Home and Away as Mali was too proud to ask for help while Felicity’s search took a dive and Marilyn was shocked by the latest news of the fictitious brand Stunning Organics, up 20%.

753,000 watched Ralph become the latest eliminated contestant on 10’s MasterChef Australia, lifting 22%.

724,000 watched the season finale Nine’s of Parental Guidance, as Honest mum Kat was given the title of Australia’s Best Parenting Style, up 28%.

Overnight TV Ratings, June 27

Primetime News
Seven News 979,000 (6:00pm) / 923,000 (6:30pm)
Nine News 795,000 (6:00pm) / 772,000 (6:30pm)
ABC News 598,000
10 News First 233,000 (5:00pm)/ 161,000 (6:00pm)
SBS World News 180,000 (6:30pm)/ 127,000 (7:00pm)

Daily Current Affairs
A Current Affair 630,000
7.30 431,000
The Project 179,000 6:30pm / 278,000 7pm

Breakfast TV
Sunrise 229,000
Today 170,000
News Breakfast 132,000

Seven won Tuesday night with a primary share of 18.6% and a network share of 28.0%. 7Two has won multi channels with a 4.3% share.

482,000 began their evening in Summer Bay with Seven’s Home and Away as Alf took centre stage and Andrew connected with Tegan. 283,000 then tuned into Million Dollar Island. It was D-Day for players with a single bracelet. Pushed into the limelight, one by one they fell with the Wheel winner using their power to save some of the contestants. 

Nine’s A Current Affair (630,000) looked at the town of Lismore which was devastated by catastrophic flooding in 2022. Now they’re being smashed by something else — red tape and broken government promises. The program also looked at the Task Force behind teen burglarys. Then, 350,000 watched The Longest Feud: Chappell v Botham about the bitter rivalry between cricket legends Ian Chappell and Ian Botham. For the first time since the infamous fight that started it all, the two Ashes icons came face to face. 

On 10, The Project (179,000 6:30pm / 278,000 7pm) spoke to Daily Telegraph Crime Reporter Mark Morri about the major Sydney crime boss, Alen Moradian, who had been gunned down in Bondi in what police are calling a targeted attack. The panel also spoke with social media sensations Danny and Michael Philippou a.k.a RackaRacka. They’re now making the switch to directing movies and gave the team their most chaotic interview ever! MasterChef Australia then followed as Rue was eliminated from the competition. The Pressure Test was set by international trailblazer, three-time Michelin star and three-hatted chef, Clare Smyth, with Rue, Cath and Malissa tasked with cooking a dish straight from the menu of her Sydney restaurant, Oncore. 452,000 tuned in. 357,000 also stayed on for The Cheap Seats.

431,000 watched ABC’s 7.30 explore the shocking social media videos being posted by young people chasing viral fame and followers as well as the list of Australian businesses trialling a four-day work week which is growing rapidly. Sarah Ferguson interviewed Matilda’s star Clare Polkinghorne ahead of the Women’s World Cup. 389,000 then watched The ABC Of. Host David Wenham took Germaine Greer on a journey through her ABC Archival life. In this rare and open interview, she showed sides of herself viewers had not seen before. 312,000 then watched Black Hand where Anthony LaPaglia explored the violent reign of the Black Hand, an Italian criminal gang in Australia’s deep north. 

The highest rating non-news show on SBS was Great Coastal Railway Journeys. Michael Portillo embarked on a new railway adventure beyond the United Kingdom beginning on the self-governing Isle of Man – a paradise for rail lovers for 160,000 households.

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