TV Ratings November 13: Bachelorette narrows it down to two

• Seven wins night as Motorbike Cops v David Attenborough

Wednesday Week 46 2019

• Bachelorette beats them both as Angie farewells wrong man

• Seven News 963,000/928,000
• Nine News 791,000/789,000
• A Current Affair 681,000
• ABC News 635,000
• 7.30 541,000
• The Project 259,000/490,000
• 10 News First 337,000
• The Drum 159,000
• SBS World News 123,000

Breakfast TV

• Sunrise 311,000
• Today 207,000


Sunrise has now had successive days over 300,000 after its year best 329,000 on Tuesday.

Home and Away was on 569,000 after two nights close to 640,000.

An hour of Motorbike Cops did 481,000 and then 506,000 for the two 30-minute episodes. The episodes narrowly trailed David Attenborough in metro markets, but outperformed it nationally.

The first of two episodes of The Good Doctor this week then did 462,000.


A Current Affair was back under 700,000 for the second time this week after 746,000 on Tuesday. Lauren Golman was reporting on supermarket products of the year. One of the winners was a pack of Crunchy Chips. Golman noted that Woolies and Aldi didn’t enter any products.

The launch of David Attenborough’s Seven Worlds, One Planet was in Antarctica with 538,000 watching.

Love Island Australia then did 228,000.


The Project did 490,000 after 7pm with Carrie Bickmore interviewing Reese Witherspoon and Jennifer Aniston by satellite.

The penultimate episode of The Bachelorette featured the final three. After an episode of trying to decide who would be best to take through to the final, Angie chose Carlin and Timm. Angie however now seems faced with making a choice she doesn’t want. Leaving the mansion a single man, Ryan said: “I’m still kind of trying to wrap my head around what just happened. I still feel like she’s my dream girl. I feel heartbroken.”

As the limo exited the driveway, Angie sobbed: “That was the wrong decision. It felt awful.”

The episode did 829,000 which was the biggest audience this season and the best since the penultimate episode in 2017. The Bachelorette was #1 under 50 and all demos and drove both 10 and the combined channel share to #1 under 50 and demos.

Playing for Keeps then did 298,000 after 271,000 last week.


Julia Zemiro’s Home Delivery was with Gillian Triggs. The audience of 456,000 was down a little on last week’s 479,000.

Gruen did 664,000 after 649,000 with talk last night about pizza and a rare, and moving moment, where Dee Madigan was lost for words.

Frayed was on 368,000 and the Wednesday repeat of Adam Hills: The Last Leg did 164,000.


Tony Robinson was in Sydney in the launch episode of Tony Robinson’s World by Rail with 224,000 watching.

Drones: The Next Air Disaster then did 192,000.

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