TV Ratings May 30, 2022: HYBPA? Has the magic touch for 10

TV ratings have you been paying attention HYBPA?

• MasterChef serves up a mystery box challenge

• Have You Been Paying Attention? Tops non-news
• Australian Story speaks to a former bank robber
• Celebrity Apprentice heads to the markets
• Big Brother sees a historic elimination

Total TV Ratings: May 23

Topping the week in total TV is Have You Been Paying Attention? which rose 27% for a total audience of 1.105m. Also tipping over the million mark in total TV were Home and Away with 1.052m after a 19% rise and Australian Story with 1.025m after a 15% rise.

MasterChef lifted 20% for a total audience of 858,000. On Seven, Big Brother rose 48% with 778,000 watching as challenge beast Joel was evicted. Celebrity Apprentice saw the teams set up and run a food delivery service for the day, lifting 34% for a total audience of 677,000.

On Seven, two episodes of 911 shot up the charts in total TV. The first episode lifted 65% for a total audience of 477,000, while episode two lifted 74% for a total of 391,000.

Overnight TV Ratings: May 30

Primetime News
Seven News 1,065,000/1,009,000
Nine News 967,000/935,000
ABC News 701,000
10 News First 357,000 (5:00pm)/ 237,000 (6:00pm)
SBS World News 162,000 (6:30pm) 144,000 (7:00pm)

Daily current affairs
A Current Affair 682,000
7.30 665,000
The Project 270,000 (6:30pm)/406,000 (7pm)
The Drum 210,000

Breakfast TV
Sunrise 236,000
Today 188,000
News Breakfast 191,000

Late News
Nine News Late 178,000
The Latest 90,000
ABC Late News 90,000

Nine took the crown last night, coming in with a primary share of 18.5% and a network share of 25.&%. Topping the multichannels for the night was 7TWO with a share of 4.6%.

A Current Affair (682,000) began the night for Nine, interviewing the Australian family who is seeking a royal inheritance after discovering they’re related to the British monarchy, and covered the new details coming out in the Chris Dawson murder trial. On Celebrity Apprentice, 400,000 tuned in as Lord Sugar sent the celebrities to Fairfield Markets to make money at a car boot sale. Rounding out the night was Million Dollar Murders, with 230,000 watching as the show covered the case of Penny Hill

On Seven, Home and Away brought 478,000 to Summer Bay, before Big Brother drew a crowd of 294,000. Intruders Brenton and Jules arrived at the house, before the only housemate in Big Brother history to have never been nominated prior to the night, Trevor, was eliminated.

The Project (270,000 6:30pm / 406,000 7pm) interviewed former Liberal MP Dave Sharma about Peter Dutton’s new role as leader of the opposition, and spoke to musician Pete Murray about whether or not the full length album is a thing of the past. On MasterChef, 555,000 watched as the cooks faced a mystery box challenge which ended in Michael, Daniel, Matt, and Montana heading into tonight’s pressure test. Have You Been Paying Attention? wrapped up the night for 10 with an audience of 658,000 tuning in to see Penn and Teller join the show as guest quizmasters, making it the top non-news show of the night.

7.30 covered the risk of CTE in professional sports people and the news that China is shelving its regional agreement in the Pacific for 665,000 viewers. Australian Story (532,000) looked at the life of former bank robber Russell Manser, before Four Corners investigated the hype around cryptocurrency for an audience of 415,000.

On SBS, the highest rating non-news show was 24 Hours in Emergency which brought in 144,000.

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