Ten’s The Bachelor wins across demos but loses viewers

Ten’s The Bachelor has won the 7:30pm time slot for the second week in a row, despite pulling in 750, 000 viewers last night, a drop from 777,000 metro viewers last week.

The Bachelor

Despite the loss, the reality show remained the most popular program across all demographics.

Ten’s programs The Goggle Box in the 8:40pm time slot, and The Project 7:00pm were also among the top five programs for all demos, pulling 569,000 and 663,000 metro viewers respectively.

While most popular among the demos, The Project lost viewers to Seven’s Home and Away in the 7:00pm, which drew in an audience of 702,000.

On Nine, Thursday Night NRL Live drew in 450 000 metro viewers in the 7:30pm time slot for the match between the Canterbury Bulldogs and North Queensland Cowboys. The program was watched by 450 000 viewers in Sydney and Brisbane, a drop from last week.

In news, Seven won the 6:30pm battle, pulling 1.002m viewers over Nine’s 993,000 viewers. However, Nine won the 6:30pm news slot, with 1.001m viewers over Seven’s 934,000.

With the Rio Olympics now over, Channel 9 won overall share for the second consecutive evening, with an audience share of 29.3%, ahead of Seven’s share of 24.8% and Ten’s share of 21.5%. The ABC finished fourth, with a share of 17.6%, a considerable rise from last week’s 9.6% share.


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