MasterChef Australia returns 7:30pm Monday April 19th on TEN.
The timeslot confirms TEN will continue its 2010 strategy of key programmes in the 7:30pm timeslot.
The launch of the series will take place in the same week that TEN has finales for its two other reality shows.
The Biggest Loser concludes in a 2 hr finale at 8:30pm Sunday April 18 (The Good Wife and House are out for this week).
So You Think You Can Dance Australia ends with a 2 hr finale 8:30pm Wednesday April 21st.
The week of finales and launches is traditionally TEN’s biggest week of the year -it has previously won the same week against Seven and Nine.
MasterChef Australia launches with a 90 min premiere on the Monday, pushing Good News Week back to 9pm with a 90 minute edition (Supernatural is out).
Another 90 min ep follows on Tuesday 20th, Thursday 22nd and Friday 23rd. A 60 min episode will air on the Wednesday ahead of the Dance finale.
It also means on Wednesday 21st we will be torn between Hey Hey, MasterChef, The Pacific, So You Think You Can Dance Australia, Spicks and Specks the premiere of Lowdown on the ABC and American Idol on FOX8.
Who loves their PVR?