The Bachelorette finale brings in smallest audience since Aus launch

Ten’s The Bachelorette Australia had 439,000 metro viewers for the final 15 minutes of the episode where the winner was revealed, with 361,000 metro viewers tuning in for the lead-up, making it the least watched Bachelorette Australia finale in the show’s history, although the final reveal did top all three key advertising demographics.

Previous finales of the show had higher viewing figures, with the most recent finale of the show with sisters Elly and Becky Miles getting 573,000 metro viewers. Angie Kent’s finale drew 992,000 metro viewers, Ali Oetjen’s finale had 926,000 metro viewers, Sophie Monk’s pulled in 1.604 million metro viewers, Georgia Love’s had 972,000 metro viewers and Sam Frost’s had 1.52 million metro viewers.

Brooke Blurton chose Darvid Garayeli in the Bachelorette Australia finale

The last season of The Bachelor Australia’s premiere episode, featuring pilot Jimmy Nicholson, brought in its lowest metro ratings of any premiere episode to date for the network, with an average of 482,000 viewers tuning in to the season launch, while the finale episode saw 629,000 metro viewers tune in. The premiere of this season’s Bachelorette Brooke Blurton had 397,000 metro viewers.

As mentioned, the final reveal topped all three key advertising demographics with 134,000 metro viewers for 16 to 39, 225,000 metro viewers for 18 to 49, and 230,000 metro viewers for 25 to 54.

In terms of the top entertainment programs, Seven’s Home and Away was top with 493,000 metro viewers, with a late showing of Home and Away coming next with 449,000 metro viewers. Seven’s The Chase was next with 447,000 metro viewers.

For overall programs, Seven News topped with 890,000 metro viewers, followed by Seven News at 6.30 with 881,000 metro viewers.

Next was Nine News 6.30 with 793,000 metro viewers followed by Nine News with 781,000 metro viewers. Then, Nine’s A Current Affair with 610,000 metro viewers.

ABC News was next with 609,000 metro viewers, followed by ABC’s 7.30 with 609,000 metro viewers.

In terms of overall network share, Nine had the largest with 29.2%, followed by Seven with 28.9%. Ten had 16.4%, followed by ABC with 16.2%.

In the latest Daily Consolidated Total TV Report for 18 November, Seven News was the #1 program nationally across linear with 1.385 million viewers including 29,000 on national BVOD and an uplift of 2%.

The program with the biggest uplift, however, was Thursday’s episode of Nine’s Love Island which had a 148% uplift on overnight figures, and had a total of 526,000 viewers overall and a national BVOD audience of 111,000.

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