TV Ratings June 6, 2022: HYBPA? Continues to win Monday nights for 10

Have You Been Paying Attention

• The MasterChef cooks set the kitchen alight

• Have You Been Paying Attention? Tops non-news
• Celebrity Apprentice does business on a boat
• Big Brother sees the end of the power couple

Total TV Ratings: May 30, 2022

Continuing to pull big numbers for Channel 10, Have You Been Paying Attention? has topped the night in total TV, lifting 25% to bring in 1.095m viewers. Also on 10, MasterChef lifted 18% as the cooks faced a mystery box challenge, bringing in a total of 893,000.

On Seven, Home and Away lifted 21% for a total of 975,000, and Big Brother shot up 53% the only housemate in Big Brother history to have never been nominated prior to the night, Trevor, was eliminated for a total of 723,000.

On Nine, Celebrity Apprentice lifted 28% with 686,000 watching as Lord Sugar sent the celebrities to Fairfield Markets to make money at a car boot sale. The biggest performer in total TV was 911, with the first episode lifting 80% for a total of 445,000 viewers and the second episode pulling 390,000 after an 89% lift.

On the ABC, Australian Story looked at the life of former bank robber Russell Manser, lifting 11% for 889,000 total viewers.

Overnight TV Ratings: June 6, 2022

Primetime News
Seven News 1,038,000/989,000
Nine News 904,000/929,000
ABC News 648,000
10 News First 313,000 (5:00pm)/ 211,000 (6:00pm)
SBS World News 168,000 (6:30pm) 122,000 (7:00pm)

Daily current affairs
A Current Affair 683,000
7.30 580,000
The Project 250,000 (6:30pm)/389,000 (7pm)
The Drum 176,000

Breakfast TV
Sunrise 246,000
Today 191,000
News Breakfast 174,000

Late News
Nine News Late 139,000
The Latest 94,000
ABC Late News 87,000
SBS World News Late 52,000

Nine has won the night with a primary share of 18.0% and a network share of 27.0%. 7TWO topped the multichannles with a 3.7% share.

On Nine, A Current Affair asked 683,000 whether tighter regulations should be introduced to stop landlords from making major increases to rent prices, and spoke to a man searching for the person who knocked his father off his bike and left him for dead. On Celebrity Apprentice, the celebrities took to the water in a challenge that appeared to be about throwing a bucks’ and hens’ celebration on Sydney harbour, but below the surface, the challenge was really all about contracts. 386,000 watched Lord Sugar fire Carla from Bankstown for not reading her contract and therefore missing some key responsibilities. Finally, Million Dollar Murders brought the story of Lee Ellen Stace to 219,000.

Seven kicked the night off with Home and Away, drawing a crowd of 496,000. On Big Brother, the housemates woke up to an unwelcome surprise, with hackers taking complete control of the house. 378,000 tuned in as Sam was ultimately sent home, splitting up the power couple of Sam and Drew.

10’s The Project (250,000 6:30pm / 389,000 7pm) covered the announcement that UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson was set to face a no-confidence vote – the news came through overnight that he’d survived – and asked comedian Luke McGregor some hard-hitting questions like how can the members of One Direction go back to being best friends? On MasterChef, the cooks set the kitchen alight in a challenge to cook with fire for an audience of 557,000. Have You Been Paying Attention? rounded out the night with 682,000 tuning in – making it the highest rating non-news show of the night.

On the ABC, 7.30 had 580,000 tune in as the show covered burnout in frontline healthcare workers as they face an increase in demand as well as workforce shortages, and interviewed Tom Hanks about his latest role: Elvis Presley‘s promoter Colonel Tom Parker. Australian Story brought the story of “small-town drunk” Shanna Whan who transformed her life to become Australian of the Year Local Hero to 544,000 viewers. Finally, Four Corners covered what happened to a group of young female athletes who were groomed and abused by their running coach for an audience of 366,000.

On SBS, the highest rating non-news program was 24 Hours In Emergency, which brought in an audience of 124,000.

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