Bachelorette TV ratings

Despite some incomplete data from the ratings gods, there’s enough to show it was a night for the sleepers and dozers (AKA older viewers) last night. That is, apart from The Bachelorette on Ten (824,000 nationally). Seven won total people, Nine won the main channels, Ten snacked on the demos and that was the night. Nine’s Love Island again starred — 396,000 viewers nationally. That is a very, very costly disaster for Nine — molto expensive to start with and then the very weak ratings.

In regional areas it Seven News/TT with 453,000 led, then Seven’s 6pm news with 452,000, Home and Away with 338,000, The Chase Australia 5.30pm with 289,000 and the 7pm ABC News with 270,000.

Network channel share:

  1. Seven (29.5%)
  2. Nine (25.2%)
  3. Ten 19.3%)
  4. ABC (18.5%)
  5. SBS (7.0%)

Network main channels:

  1. Seven (17.9%)
  2. Nine (16.1%)
  3. ABC (13.4%)
  4. Ten (12.7%)
  5. SBS ONE (4.6%)

Top 5 digital channels: 

  1. 7TWO, 7mate, 10 Bold (4.3%)
  2. GO, Gem (3.3%)

Top 10 national programs:

  1. Seven News — 1.320 million
  2. Seven News/TT — 1.283 million
  3. Nine/NBN News  — 947,000
  4. Nine News  6.30 — 943,000
  5. 7pm ABC News  — 854,000
  6. Home And Away (Seven) — 846,000
  7. A Current Affair (Nine) — 832,000
  8. The Bachelorette (Ten) — 824,000
  9. The Chase Australia 5.30pm (Seven) — 780,000
  10. 7.30 (ABC) — 717,000

Top metro programs: None with a million or more viewers

Losers: Nine — just ran very dead, with Seven not far behind.

Metro news and current affairs:

  1. Seven News — 868,000
  2. Seven News/TT — 830,000
  3. Nine News  — 707,000
  4. Nine News 6.30 — 706,000
  5. A Current Affair (Nine) — 594,000
  6. 7pm ABC News — 584,000
  7. 7.30 (ABC) — 473,000
  8. The Project 7pm (Ten) — 395,000
  9. Ten News First — 312,000
  10. The Project 6.30pm (Ten) — 236,000

Morning (National) TV:

  1. Sunrise: National: 488,000, Metro: 276,000
  2. Today: National: 295,000, Metro: 197,000
  3. News Breakfast (ABC, ABC News) — n/a
  4. The Morning Show (Seven) — n/a
  5. Today Extra (Nine) — n/a
  6. Studio 10 (Ten) — n/a

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