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    Summer TV Ratings, December 20, 2023: The Bachelors season finale saw one Bachelor walk away with no one

    • Viewers tune in to Taronga: Who’s Who in the Zoo
    • The Bachelors season finale draws 204K

    Overnight TV Ratings, December 20

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    Seven won Wednesday night with a primary share of 18.7% and a network share of 30.3%.

    7Mate has won multi-channels with a 4.6% share.

    Nine received a primary share of 18.6% and a network share of 26.6%.

    10 took a 8.1% primary share and a network share of 14.4%.


    296,000 sat down for an evening of sport with Seven’s Big Bash. The Scorchers went up against the Hurricanes from Optus Stadium. The Scorchers won by nine wickets with 23 balls left finishing 173/1 (16.1) to 172/8 (20).


    564,000 watched Nine’s A Current Affair which explored how for the first time in 18 years, one of Australia’s most notorious terrorists, Abdul Nacer Benbrika, woke up at home instead of jail. He was sentenced after planning multiple attacks in Australia, including a plot to bomb the 2005 AFL grand final.

    Then, 357,000 watched Taronga: Who’s Who in the Zoo where a mystery lump on Ras the camel’s ear had everyone stumped.

    261,000 also watched Clarkson’s Farm as Jeremy decided to become a naturalist. 

    Finally, 137,000 tuned in to a repeat of Police Rescue Australia.


    382,000 watched ABC’s 7.30 as the program explored how ambulance ramping has become a political crisis for the Queensland government and the NT and WA governments have been keeping their internal modelling on emissions for this decade under wraps. 

    441,000 then watched Hard Quiz: Battle of the Influencers as Tom Gleeson took on four of Australia’s most popular online influencers: @nalopia, @ianz95, @chantyb97, and @Mully.

    400,000 also tuned in to The Yearly with Charlie Pickering and 251,000 saw Would I Lie to You? At Christmas.


    On 10, viewers tuned in to The Project (163,000 6.30 pm / 215,000 7.00 pm) as the panel welcomed Kurt and Wyatt Russel via satellite. Plus the program looked at how after decades of women’s pain being ignored during IUD procedures, a Melbourne hospital has become the first public clinic to offer relief to make it easier for their patients.

    The season finale of The Bachelors followed as Ben chose McKenna, Luke chose Ellie and Wes, who had already coupled up with Brea, decided to walk away from the relationship after she asked for more time to figure out what she wanted. 204,000 tuned in. Earlier in the year, 372,000 watched Jed McIntosh, Felix Von Hofe and Thomas Malucelli make their final decision.

    My Life is Murder followed for 108,000.


    Over on SBS, 94,000 tuned in to see Gods of Tennis. The program looked at how Cold War suspicions surrounded Martina Navratilova as she dominated Wimbledon but struggled to be as adored as her rival Chris Evert

    Then, a repeat of Monster: The Mystery of Loch Ness reached 52,000.

    Total TV Ratings, December 13

    610,000 caught ABC’s Hard Quiz, up 5%.

    605,000 watched Nine’s Taronga: Who’s Who in the Zoo, up 9%.

    282,000 tuned in to 10’s The Bachelors, up 42%.

    The post Summer TV Ratings, December 20, 2023: The Bachelors season finale saw one Bachelor walk away with no one appeared first on Mediaweek.

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