Heartbreak boosts The Bachelor

Heartbreak boosts The Bachelor

Ja’mie: Private School Girl is looking less ‘quiche’ as it takes a ratings tumble while Ten’s The Bachelor rallies.

B&T Magazine
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After falling from its snug spot within the top 10 watched shows last week to just 592,000 viewers its audience has reduced again, this week reaching 575,000.

At 9pm the ABC program lost out to the final half of Seven’s Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D (638,000) and Ten’s Wonderland (626,000).

The Bachelor Australia’s ratings have been revitalised as the race for love reaches its pointy end.

The program won the 7.30pm timeslot for Ten, sitting in sixth place overall with 870,000 viewers.

It beat Seven’s Slideshow (717,000) and Nine’s RBT (670,000).

Ten had a stronger ratings night taking a combined 22.1% share of all free-to-air viewers.

The network won a 14.9% share for its primary channel.

Seven won the night overall, sitting on a total 28.1% with 18.9% for its main channel.

Nine followed with a combined 25.7% and 17.4% for its primary channel.

The ABC came fourth with a total 18.3% with 12.2% for ABC1. SBS was left with 5.9% and 5% for SBS ONE.