Gogglebox wins entertainment while The Bachelorette draws 345K metro viewers

Ten’s Gogglebox was the #1 entertainment program on Thursday night, also winning all three key advertising demos, however it was Nine which took the overall network share win.

Gogglebox brought in 596,000 metro viewers, while The Bachelorette Australia’s second episode, with bisexual Brooke Blurton, pulled in an average metro audience of 345,000. The Bachelorette premiere drew 397,000 metro viewers.

Gogglebox was #1 in entertainment on Thursday night

During Ten’s Upfronts this week, the network revealed that Gogglebox would be returning to screens in 2022, with Ten ViacomCBS AUNZ, senior vice president, content and programming, Daniel Monaghan, saying the show, along with I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here!, Australian Survivor, MasterChef Australia, The Masked Singer Australia, The Project, and Have You Been Paying Attention? “continue to rule the under 50s demographic and dominate the national conversation”.

Meanwhile, an episode of Home And Away was next in entertainment and aired to 541,000 metro viewers, followed by a late session of Home And Away which brought in 523,000 metro viewers.

Seven’s The Chase Australia was next, airing to an average metro audience of 481,000 while Nine’s RBT had 435,000 metro viewers.

The #1 program on Thursday was Seven News, which had an average of 931,000 metro viewers, ahead of Nine News with 923,000, and Nine News at 6:30pm with 895,000 metro viewers.

As previously mentioned, Nine just pipped Seven in overall network share with 28.2% while Seven had 26.7%, followed by Ten with 20.4%, and ABC had 15.5%.

Nine won primary channel share while the top-rating multi-channel on Thursday was 7TWO with a share of 4.3%.

In the latest Daily Consolidated Total TV Report for 14 October, Seven News was the #1 program nationally across linear and BVOD television, with 1.571 million viewers including 35,000 on BVOD.

An episode of Seven’s Home And Away was #1 in entertainment with 1.156 million viewers, with a BVOD audience of 151,000 views, an uplift of 20%.

The program with the biggest uplift was Thursday’s episode of Love Island Australia, which had an overnight uplift of 137% and a BVOD audience of 256,000.


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