How The Bachelor Saved Network Ten

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It was the day when the shit hit the fan for Ten. On the 24th August 2012, the network’s long standing Programming Chief David Mott resigned suddenly after 16 years in the job. Mott’s lengthy tenure with the network delivered a string of landmark and distinct programming to Australian screens including Masterchef, Australian Idol, Rove…

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Restaurant Revolution Opening Soon For Seven

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Channel Seven is returning to the food genre later this year, after another dominant ratings performance from My Kitchen Rules. Restaurant Revolution is a new multi-night reality show which sees ordinary Australians charged with designing and running their own pop-up restaurant. The series will offer a truly interactive experience for viewers who’ll be able to dine…

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No struggle for ratings for SBS

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While the commercial networks were once again pitting their noisy reality programs against one another last night, the biggest winner was actually SBS. The network’s newest observational series Struggle Street won it’s timeslot at 8:30pm last night with a sizeable 935,000 viewers tuning in. To put those ratings into context, last Wednesday night’s SBS programs Sacred Wonders of Britain and London’s Super Tunnel both struggled…

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Masterchef premiere scores big numbers for Channel Ten

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Masterchef Australia returned with a bang last night, netting 1.271 million viewers across its premiere episode. The food-inspired reality show filled the void of My Kitchen Rules effortlessly for Channel Ten, smashing renovation options Reno Rumble and House Rules on Channel 9 and Channel 7 respectively. Masterchef topped all the demos, and was the #1 trend on Twitter in Australia last night. At…

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Airdate: House Rules

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Channel Seven’s renovation show House Rules is making a return to Channel Seven, directly after the final of its other reality juggernaut My Kitchen Rules. With My Kitchen Rules finale locked in for Tuesday April 29th at 7:30pm, House Rules will be launching the very next night on Wednesday April 30th at 7:30pm. After an underwhelming launch last year the show eventually…

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Airdate: Masterchef

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Channel Ten has announced the premiere date for its new series of Masterchef with the cooking show set to return at 7:30pm on Monday 5th May. The show is set to return to a simple “back-to-basics” approach this year, after its boys vs girls and other themed episodes failing to gain impact last year. All three main judges…

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MKR Gatecrashers Announced

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My Kitchen Rules is set to expand again, with the announcement of three new teams joining the competition next week. It is believed the bottom teams from each group who were not eliminated will travel around the country again with the 3 new “gatecrashers”. The show has been topping the ratings pretty much episode this year,…

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