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Bachelorette, Sisters top demos, pushes TEN primary channel up.

Ratings: Bachelorette & Gruen win their timeslots, while Sisters scores in the demos. Seven claims the night.

With The Bachelorette poised for a bumper finale tonight, TEN enjoyed another strong night on Wednesday, with its primary channel ahead of the pack.

That came at Nine’s expense, relegated to third overall.

At 1.18m viewers The Bachelorette was the biggest audience of the season, more than twice the size of commercial rivals The Grand Tour and 20 to One on 439,000 and 382,000 respectively. ABC managed second spot with Hard Quiz and 7:30.

Gruen hit the front from 8:30pm, overruns notwithstanding, partnering with the return of Rosehaven. TEN’s new Sisters drew good feedback on social media and settled for 624,000 across a double premiere in front of Nine’s excellent George Michael special and Seven’s Surveillance Oz Dashcam. Along with its Sophie Monk juggernaut, TEN’s new drama topped the demos.

New ABC comedy The Letdown scraped into the Top 20 with 397,000, ahead of some commercials in the same slot, a good start.

Seven NewsThe Chase and Home and Away won their slots.

Thanks to multichannels, Seven network won Wednesday with 26.2% then TEN 24.9%, Nine 23.0%, ABC 19.5% and SBS 6.3%.

Seven News (957,000 / 940,000) was best for Seven then Home and Away (724,000), The Chase (559,000 / 369,000), The Grand Tour (439,000) and Surveillance Oz Dashcam (335,000 / 334,000). Criminal Minds was 214,000.

The Bachelorette was #1 for TEN with 1.18m viewers followed by a double Sisters (624,000), The Project (556,000 / 340,000), TEN Eyewitness News (440,000) and Family Feud (341,000).

Nine News (854,000 / 835,000) was best for Nine then A Current Affair (682,000), Hot Seat (438,000 / 245,000), 20 to One (382,000) and George Michael: Freedom (340,000).

Gruen (849,000) won its slot for ABC then ABC News (701,000), Hard Quiz (665,000), Rosehaven (639,000), 7:30 (579,000), The Letdown (397,000) and Adam Hills: The Last Leg (183,000).

On SBS it was Extreme Railway Journeys (258,000), Sunshine (147,000), SBS World News (132,000) and Riviera (100,000).

Shaun the Sheep showed off with 222,000 on multichannels.

Sunrise: 266,000
Today: 243,000
News Breakfast: 115,000 / 45,000

OzTAM Overnights: Wednesday 25 October 2017

14 Responses

  1. I was actually tossing up over whether or not i’d even watch “Sisters”, but we decided to give it a go at the very last minute… man, i really enjoyed it a lot more than i thought i would… very watchable with engaging characters… looking forward to seeing more

  2. Found Sisters a bit try hard.
    Was just OK and frankly pretty grating at times.
    Really wanted to like it – some great local actors involved and it should work but something’s missing.
    Hopefully may improve next week – really hope it’s not another long, drawn out double ep though.

  3. I thought that George Michael Freedom would have rated better as everyone I know was watching it & my Facebook page is covered in people talking about it. Maybe they should have put it at 7.30.

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