TV ratings September 18: The Bachelor settles on the final four for finals week

• Nine makes it 5 from 5 with NRL only FTA primetime sport

• Nine makes it 5 from 5 with NRL only FTA primetime sport
• The Bachelor settles on the final four for finals week

Primetime News

Seven News 970,000/889,000
Nine News 935,000/939,000
ABC News 711,000
10 News First 315,000/231,000
SBS World News 184,000

Daily current affairs

A Current Affair 667,000
7.30 551,000
The Project 295,000/474,000
The Drum 179,000

Breakfast TV

Sunrise 260,000
Today 231,000
News Breakfast 195,000

Late night news

The Latest 199,000
Nine News Late 117,000
ABC Late News 112,000

Thursday TV

Seven: Seven‘s Home and Away ended the week with 522,000 after audiences close to 600,000 and then 565,000 across the week.

Thursday AFL only went into Perth on 7mate as West Coast and North Melbourne did battle with 127,000 watching in that market.

On the primary channel episodes of America’s Got Talent (180,000) or Border Security (96,000) followed the latest from Summer Bay in various markets.

The Front Bar saw Andy Lee in for Sam Pang again. The show’s guest Guy McKenna reckoned Gary Ablett Jr was a better player than his dad. The episode was on 231,000 with 143,000 in Melbourne.

The Front Bar

Nine: A Current Affair Thursday did 667,000 after three previous evenings in the 700,000s.

Thursday NRL featured Souths v Bulldogs with an audience of 314,000 with 187,000 in Sydney and 98,000 in Brisbane.

The post-game Golden Point was on 133,000.

10: Em Rusciano was a guest panellist on The Project as a discussion about California wildfires and then Luke McGregor finished the show. The audience was 474,000 after three previous nights over 500,000 at 7pm.

The Bachelor Australia made a tough decision about who would be heading into the final week. Kaitlyn left the mansion leaving Bec, Bella, Irena and Izzy to return for the final week. The Thursday episode was on 631,000 after 561,000 last week.

Gogglebox Australia looked at the Mick Fanning shark doco and Indian Matchmaking. After 604,000 a week ago, last night was on 644,000.

ABC: The Height shad a crowd of 211,000. Escape from the City was searching for a property in the Coffs Harbour hinterland for its audience of 290,000.

SBS: World’s Most Scenic Railway Journeys was on 320,000 for its journey across northern Spain. Secrets of the Tower of London was on 196,000.

The numbers then climbed for Stage 18 of Tour de France with 199,000.

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