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‘MasterChef’ debuts strong in U.S.

The U.S. debut of the smash global format MasterChef, airing this past Tuesday, performed strongly for Fox.
July 29, 2010

The U.S. debut of the smash global format MasterChef, airing this past Tuesday, performed strongly for Fox. According to Nielsen’s preliminary national numbers, the new cooking competition, featuring Gordon Ramsay and co-produced by Reveille and Ramsay’s One Potato Two Potato, racked up 2.7/8 in 18-49 and 5.75 million viewers in its 9pm slot. The premiere followed Ramsay’s other Fox hit Hell’s Kitchen. Not faring so well on its premiere night was NBC’s Breakthrough with Tony Robbins, which pulled in 0.8/3 in 18-49, and just over 3 million viewers during its 8pm slot.

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Meagan Kashty is an associate editor of realscreen, an international print and online magazine that covers the non-fiction film and television industries. Meagan is an award-winning business journalist. Prior to joining the realscreen team, Meagan was online editor of Canadian Grocer, named Magazine of the Year at the 2015 Canadian Business Media Awards. She can be reached at mkashty@brunico.com, and you can follow her on Twitter @MegKashty

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