Gordon Ramsay winning ingredient for MasterChef ratings

Josh McDonnell
By Josh McDonnell | 29 May 2018

MasterChef has taken out the top spot in all key demographics for the second night in a row, drawing in an audience of 895,000 overnight.

Last night marked the second episode to feature celebrity chef and Hell's Kitchen host Gordon Ramsay.

On 9GO, Love Island Australia also aired its second episode, drawing in 19,000 more viewers than its debut episode on Sunday night (155,000).

The national average audience for the show on 9GO was 228,000, while Nine's main channel 10.45pm encore national average audiencewas 98,000.

For episode one, the total 9Now on demand viewing was 62,000 on the platform, while total live streaming numbers reached 6,500.

Ten's Have You Been Paying Attention? continued to perform in the ratings race, drawing in an audience of 816,000, airing after MasterChef.

Seven's House Rules maintained its up-and-down trend this season, continuing to surge overnight, drawing in an audience of 801,000 viewers.

The show has fluctuated over the course of the season, going as low as just over 600,000, but then jumping up to over 800,000 only days apart.

Nine aired its second episode of the rebooted Talking About Your Generation in the primetime slot, to an audience of 595,000.

Despite the strong ratings in the primetime and evening slots, Ten was unable to beat Seven and Nine in the overnight main channel audience share battle, as Seven won the night with a 18.9% share.

Nine came in second with a 16.2%, narrowly beating Ten, which had a 16.1% share.

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