Georgia Love proves less popular than Sam Frost as Bachelorette pulls in 655,000

Ten saw 655,000 metro viewers tune in at 7:30pm to see Bachelorette Georgia Love meet her 16 bachelors.


It was down on last year’s season debut which saw 875,000 metro viewers tune in to see Sam Frost meet her potential love matches.

It was also down on the launch of this year’s The Bachelor which pulled in 882,000.

It was the most-watched show amongst viewers aged 16-39 and 18-49; however, The Block was the preferred choice for viewers aged 25-54.

The Bachelorette was out-rated Nine’s The Block which in the same time slot was watched by 903,000 while both shows beat Seven’s Border Security – Australia’s Frontline which had an audience of 640,000.

Nine’s local series Doctor, Doctor grabbed 821,000 metro viewers at 8:40pm however it was beaten by the ABC’s Gruen which pulled in 832,000 to be the most-watched non-news program of the evening.

Nine won the night with an audience share of 20.4%, ahead of Seven’s share of 18.3%. The ABC claimed third place with a share of 13.9% while Ten settled for a share of 12.6%.

In the news battleground, Seven News at 6:00pm was watched by 1.040m, slipping to 1.021m from 6:30pm while Nine News at 6:00pm had an audience of 941,000, growing to 952,000 from 6:30pm.

Nine’s A Current Affair at 7:00pm grabbed 902,000.


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