Described as the “world’s longest on-screen kiss” between Sam & Nina at 4 minutes 10 seconds atop the Sydney Harbour Bridge, The Bachelor managed to draw its best-ever non finale ratings. Reportedly it did not involve host Osher Gunsberg too…
The show drew 922,000 viewers pushing The Hotplate back to second place on 764,000.
But it was Seven that won the night -with no reality TV in sight.
Seven network won with 26.9% then Nine 26.6%, TEN 20.6%, ABC 18.2% and SBS 7.7%.
Seven News was 1.04m / 992,000 for Seven then Home and Away (782,000), Border Security (747,000), The Force (710,000), Criminal Minds (649,000 / 454,000), and Million Dollar Minute (483,000).
Nine News (1.13m / 1.13m) led for Nine followed by A Current Affair (1.00m), The Hotplate (764,000), Hot Seat (600,000), World’s Most Expensive Food (480,000). The Mysteries of Laura was (233,000).
The Bachelor (922,000) won its timeslot for TEN. The Project was 645,000 / 452,000, TEN Eyewitness News was 577,000, Madam Secretary was 487,000 and Elementary was 222,000.
ABC News (810,000), 7:30 (664,000), The Weekly (632,000), Julia Zemiro’s Home Delivery (583,000), How Not to Behave (509,000) and Adam Hills: The Last Leg (425,000) comprised ABC.
On SBS it was Birth of Empire: The East India Company (371,000), 24 Hours in Police Custody (266,000), Bosch (174,000) and SBS World News (140,000).
The Big Bang Theory on GO! topped multichannels at 346,000.
ABC News Breakfast: 82,000 / 41,000
OzTAM Overnights: Wednesday 12 August 2015