Season high for Bachelor, Nine takes Wednesday.
Ratings: The Bachelor draws its biggest ever "non-finale" audience, even as Nine gives away $100,000.
The Bachelor is kicking goals for TEN, last night drawing 984,000 -its best ever audience outside of a finale. It was the top entertainment show for the night.
The show defeated Nine’s Hotplate grand final, which saw 850,000 watching for “The Winner Announced” and 783,000 across the bulk of the episode, just ahead of The Force on Seven.
While Utopia and The Weekly did well for ABC, the same can’t really be said for How Not to Behave –down to 430,000.
Nine network won the night with 27.7% then Seven 26.0%, TEN 21.1%, ABC 19.0% and SBS 6.2%.
Nine News (1.07m / 1.05m) was bet for Nine then A Current Affair (953,000), The Hotplate (850,000 / 783,000), Hot Seat (590,000) and Superfoods: The Real Story (467,000).
Seven News (970,000 / 955,000) led for Seven then The Force (778,000), Home and Away (768,000), Border Security (758,000), World’s Most Extreme (543,000) and Million Dollar Minute (495,000). Aquarius was 160,000 / 140,000.
The Bachelor (984,000) won its timeslot for TEN. The Project was 765,000 / 528,000, TEN Eyewitness News was 617,000 and Madam Secretary was 391,000 / 261,000.
ABC News (844,000) was best for ABC then Utopia (769,000), The Weekly with Charlie Pickering (704,000), 7:30 (611,000), Adam Hills: The Last Leg (489,000) and How Not to Behave (430,000).
On SBS it was Treasures in Ancient Greece (280,000), 24 Hours in Police Custody (210,000), Bosch (149,000) and SBS World News (141,000).
7TWO’s Inspector Morse (255,000) ruled multichannels.
ABC News Breakfast: 90,000 / 50,000
OzTAM Overnights: Wednesday 2 September 2015