Bachelorette Ali is down for TEN
Ratings: After a soft season launch, Bachelorette drops in its second outing. Newcomer Paramedics helps Nine win Thursday.
Last night more viewers were interested in seeing what Gogglebox had to say about the Honey Badger’s final episode than they were in following Ali Oetjen’s latest pursuits on The Bachelorette.
On Wednesday the dating show launched with the lowest numbers of any Bachelor franchise at 631,000 viewers. Last night it dropped to 539,000, third in its slot. 7:30 ranked first at 570,000 then an extended Home and Away at 567,000 (from 7pm). Nine’s observationals RBT and Driving Test followed TEN.
After 8:30pm Gogglebox won its slot at 677,000 and topped the demos but it was challenged by newcomer Paramedics at 612,000 for Nine. Grand Designs Australia (from 8pm) was ahead of Modern Family.
New SBS series How ‘Mad’ Are You? debuted to just 173,000.
Seven News, ABC News (with some problems in Victoria) and The Chase won their slots.
Nine network won Thursday with 27.2% then Seven 26.9%, TEN 21.4%, ABC 15.8% and SBS 8.7%.
Nine News was best for Nine at 832,000 / 828,000 then A Current Affair (680,000), Paramedics (612,000), RBT (496,000), Driving Test (480,000), Hot Seat (435,000 / 277,000), and Chicago Med (244,000).
Seven News was #1 for Seven at 850,000 / 835,000) then Home and Away (567,000), and The Chase (526,000 / 309,000). Modern Family drew 241,000 / 199,000) and movie: This Means War was 134,000.
Gogglebox was best for TEN at 677,000 then The Bachelorette (539,000), The Project (443,000 / 264,000), TEN Eyewitness News (359,000), Playing for Keeps (216,000) and Pointless (206,000).
ABC News (692,000), 7:30 (570,000), Grand Designs Australia (506,000), Sammy J (251,000) and QI (220,000), comprised ABC’s night. Wentworth was just 86,000.
On SBS it was Tony Robinson’s Hidden Britain by Drone (298,000), How Mad Are You (173,000), SBS World News (135,000), War and Peace (128,000) and The Chef’s Line (79,000).
7TWO’s Father Brown topped multichannels at 187,000.
OzTAM Overnights: Thursday 11 October 2018.