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MasterChef wins slot, Nine takes Wednesday.

MasterChef Australia won its timeslot for the second time last night at 917,000 viewers, a lift on Tuesday’s outing.

But the star-studded Grammy Salute to the Bee Gees helped Nine to take Wednesday with 789,000 viewers, ahead of Seven’s House Rules (645,000).

Both Anh’s Brush with Fame and The Weekly with Charlie Pickering were up on last week, but it still wasn’t enough to give ABC a competitive share.

Without MKR Seven’s new Aussie Property Flippers also dipped, beaten by Britain’s Got Talent.

Nine network won Wednesday with 28.7% then Seven 25.7%, TEN 22.2%, ABC 16.1% and SBS 7.3%.

Nine News (966,000 / 957,000) was best for Nine then the Grammy Salute to the Bee Gees(789,000), A Current Affair (787,000), Britain’s Got Talent (553,000) and Hot Seat (521,000 / 287,000).

Seven News was #1 with 1.02m / 1.01m followed by Home and Away (707,000), House Rules(645,000), The Chase (590,000 / 357,000) and Aussie Property Flippers (493,000). Trial and Error was 226,000 / 136,000.

MasterChef Australia (917,000) won its slot for TEN then The Project (637,000 / 409,000), TEN Eyewitness News (454,000), This is Us (451,000) and Family Feud (395,000). Madam Secretarydrew just 191,000.

ABC News (716,000), Anh’s Brush with Fame (588,000), The Weekly with Charlie Pickering(545,000), 7:30 (541,000) and You Can’t Ask That (431,000) comprised ABC’s night. The Warriorswas just 153,000.

On SBS it was Tony Robinson’s Coast to Coast (222,000), The Night Manager (203,000),Testing Teachers (175,000) and SBS World News (150,000).

ABC2’s Floogals (220,000) topped multichannels.

Sunrise: 302,000
Today: 281,000
News Breakfast: 101,000 /

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