TV Ratings November 4, 2021: The Bachelorette was up week on week as it set a new world record

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• Seven and Nine continue to duke it out in the TV ratings war

Total TV Ratings for October 28, 2021

Home and Away was the top non-news program in the total TV ratings with the first two episodes averaging 1.127m while its third ep had an average of 1.109m. Both were up by over 20% on their overnight ratings.

Gogglebox Australia was the top program on 10 with 868,000 after enjoying a rise of 29% on its overnight numbers.

The Bachelorette was the top romance show of the night with 591,000, following a robust increase of 47%. This was followed by Love Island Australia on 474,000 viewers after the show went up by a mind-boggling 152%.

November 4 Overnight TV Ratings

• Gogglebox was the top non-news program of the night

Primetime News

Seven News 921,000/869,000
Nine News 889,000/849,000
ABC News 607,000
10 News First 105,000 (5:00pm)/ 145,000 (6:00pm)
SBS World News 130,000 (6:30pm) 127,000 (7:00pm)

Daily current affairs

A Current Affair 601,000
7.30 387,000
The Project 211,000 (6:30pm)/370,000 (7pm)
The Drum 158,000

Breakfast TV

Sunrise 257,000
Today 247,000
News Breakfast 108,000

Late News

The Latest 160,000
Nine News 55,000
SBS World News Late 38,000


Seven was the top primary channel last night with 18.4% while also the top network with 28.6%. This was thanks in large part to the success of Home and Away.

Home and Away was the top non-news program for Seven last night, as the broadcaster aired three episodes of the soap back to back to back. The first two episodes had an average of 508,000 while the final ep averaged 467,000.

The eighth episode of auditions then aired of America’s Got Talent, bringing in 243,000 viewers.


A Current Affair had 601,000 viewers as it covered how Aldi has put together three different Christmas menus this year with one able to feed a family of six for $60.

Nine then ran an episode of RBT (405,000) and a repeat Paramedics (328,000) between 7:30pm and 9:30pm.

Love Island Australia then followed with 148,000 in its later than usual timeslot of 9:30pm. The episode featured the continued fallout of Lexy Thornberry finding out about Ryan Reid making out with Tayla Mellington. Love Island Australia Afterparty then had 57,000 viewers.


The Project had 211,000 (6:30pm) and 370,000 (7:00pm) as the show continued to cover the Cleo Smith story, and also spoke to ABBA ahead of their first new album in decades.

The Bachelorette had 344,000 viewers which was up in last week’s 314,000 viewers. The episode saw former The Bachelor contestant Jamie-Lee get a solo date with Brooke where the pair made Guinness World Record history by performing the longest on-screen TV kiss. The group date also saw contestants sit down with human lie detector Steven Van Ameren, while Ryan and Jessica were sent home during the rose ceremony.

Gogglebox was the top non-news program of the night with 580,000 viewers. The episode closed with the Goggleboxers watching the finale of Wentworth.


Panorama replaced Foreign Correspondent in the ABC’s Thursday night schedule with its episode focusing on the death of George Floyd with 201,000 viewers tuning in.

Q+A had 227,000 viewers as it was live from Melbourne with host Virginia Trioli as the show discussed the COP26 climate summit.


Cornwall & Devon with Michael Portillo was the top show on SBS with 233,000 viewers.

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