The Bachelorette pulls in 1.52m to see Sam Frost’s happy ending despite Daily Mail spoiler

Last night’s finale of The Bachelorette which saw Sam Frost choose construction manager Sasha Mielczarek as her true love pulled in 1.52m metro viewers despite The Daily Mail Australia’s attempt to spoil the outcome of the show yesterday afternoon.

The Bachelorette's Sam Frost gets her happy ending after being dumped by last year's Bachelor Blake Garvey

The Bachelorette’s Sam Frost gets her happy ending after being dumped by last year’s Bachelor Blake Garvey

The 1.52m figure is for the final moments of the show when Sasha was declared the winner at around 9.07pm. The rest of the show, which kicked off at 7.30pm, was watched by 1.241m.

Channel Ten won won a rare court injunction against the publisher at 8pm yesterday with the website ordered to pull down a spoiler story it ran ahead of the finale. The result is up on the season’s debut which saw 875,000 tuning in to see Sam Frost meet her 14 potential love matches.

Ten has this morning confirmed there will be a second series of the spin-off, which also out-rated this year’s finale of The Bachelor which pulled in 1.482m metropolitan to see Sam Wood chose Snezana Markoski and an average of 1.228m tuning in for the whole program.

Last year’s Bachelor finale which saw Blake Garvey propose to Sam Frost grabbed 1.374m metro viewers. The main portion of last year’s finale was watched by 1.0265m.

The show helped Ten win the night with an audience share of 22.1 per cent. Nine claimed a share of 16.6 per cent, just ahead of Seven’s share of 16.3 per cent. The ABC settled for fourth place with a share of 11.8 per cent.

Also in the 7.30pm timeslot Nine’s RBT was watched by 777,000 and Seven’s Home and Away, which aired from 7pm to 8pm, was watched by 717,000.

Airing directly after The Bachelorette, Ten’s Gogglebox was watched by 720,000.

Nine’s The Verdict, airing from 8.30pm, saw its audience continue to decline, with the panel show watched by 360,000 down from last week’s audience of 369,000.

On the ABC, 7.30 was watched by 748,000, The Chaser’s Media Circus (8pm) pulled in 545,000 and a repeat of Sherlock (8.30pm) grabbed 390,000. The second episode of season three of Josh Thomas’ comedy Please Like Me, airing from 10pm, was watched by 156,000, up from last week’s audience of 129,000.

In the news battleground, Nine News at 6pm was watched by 945,000 growing to 986,000 from 6.30pm while Seven News at 6pm was watched by 947,000, dipping to 925,000 from 6.30pm.

The top 15 shows:

3 NINE NEWS 6:30 Network Nine 986,000
4 SEVEN NEWS Network Seven 947,000
5 NINE NEWS Network Nine 945,000
6 SEVEN NEWS / TODAY TONIGHT Network Seven 925,000
7 A CURRENT AFFAIR Network Nine 901,000
8 ABC NEWS-EV Network ABC 799,000
9 RBT Network Nine 777,000
10 7.30-EV Network ABC 748,000
11 GOGGLEBOX Network TEN 720,000
12 HOME AND AWAY Network Seven 717,000
13 RBT -RPT Network Nine 677,000 2
14 THE PROJECT 7PM Network TEN 652,000
15 FAMILY FEUD Network TEN 615,000

Audience Share: 

Network TEN 22.1%
Network 9 16.6%
Network 7 16.3%
Network ABC 11.8%
Network GO! 5.5%
Network 7TWO 5.3%
Network ELEVEN 3.9%
Network SBS 3.9%
Network 7mate 3.5%
Network Gem 3.4%
Network ABC2 2.6%
Network ONE 1.9%
Network ABC News 24 1.4%
Network SBS 2 1.2%
Network ABC3 0.5%
Network NITV 0.1%

Total Audience Share:

Network TEN TTL 27.9%
Network 9 TTL 25.5%
Network 7 TTL 25.1%
Network ABC TTL 16.4%
Network SBS TTL 5.2%

Data OzTAM Pty Limited 2015. The Data may not be reproduced, published or communicated (electronically or in hard copy) in whole or in part, without the prior written consent of OzTAM.


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