TV ratings November 5: Nine holds as #1 network & #1 primary

The Bachelorettes get their men, but fewer watching finale

• Tensions rise as The Block gets close to the end
• 5 wins this week: Nine holds as #1 network & #1 primary

Primetime News
Seven News 999,000/973,000
Nine News 949,000/915,000
ABC News 743,000
10 News First 154,000
SBS World News 177,000

Daily current affairs
A Current Affair 669,000
7.30 667,000
The Project 312,000/508,000

Breakfast TV
News Breakfast 310,000
Sunrise 308,000
Today 258,000

Late night news
The Latest 170,000
Nine News Late 117,000
ABC Late News 92,000
World News Late 64,000

Thursday TV

Seven: Home and Away’s triple play had an average audience of 495,000 after two nights just under 550,000 and then 584,000 on Wednesday.

Britain’s Got Talent started the semi-finals with 209,000 watching.

Nine: A Thursday episode of The Block was on 739,000 as the final day before the reveal of the final indoor spaces saw tempers frayed as Jimmy and Harry traded insults. The numbers were up on the 680,000 on Thursday last week.

Paramedics was next on 354,000 followed by Chicago Med on 159,000.

10: The Project covered the US election count and how Aussie A-listers are lifting the spirits of sick kids in hospital. The episode was on 508,000 after 7pm.

The season final of The Bachelorette followed with 500,000 watching the start of the episode and then growing to 573,000 as the two girls made their choices. Elly chose Frazer to spend her life with, while Becky picked Pete. The audiences watching were down significantly YOY, with the last night of the series in 2019 were 849,000 and 1,006,000.

ABC: Scottish Vets Down Under was on 325,000.

Part three of Joanna Lumley’s Silk Road Adventure then did 255,000.

SBS: A start of a repeat of The Great Fire of London was on 195,000 at 7.30pm.

The focus on the UK capital continued with the final episode of Secrets of the Tower of London on 191,000.

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