Bachelorette tops ratings despite Daily Mail spoilers

Rachael Micallef
By Rachael Micallef | 23 October 2015
Ten's The Bachelorette will return in 2016.

The final episode of The Bachelorette has outranked this year's The Bachelor finale, with 1.52 million people tuning in to watch Sam Frost pick Sasha Mielczarek.

According to overnight OzTam figures, the first part of the finale picked up 1.24 million viewers, with the larger viewership number based on the final moments of the show. Both segments were the top and second most watched program of the night, respectively.

In comparison, this year's finale of The Bachelor picked up 1.48 million viewers.

The Bachelorette was also the number one program on Twitter last night, with a 78% share of Twitter TV impressions and 65% share of the Twitter TV audience. The BacheloretteAU hashtag also trended at number two worldwide last night and number one nationally, and in every capital city in Australia. 'Michael', 'Sasha' and 'Blake' were also trending topics on Twitter.

Social media insights from Meltwater found there were 5,444 conversations on social media related to the show, with 50% being neutral, 27% negative and only 23% positive.

Demographics of social media users talking about The Bachelorette were close, with 60% being female and 40% male.

In other programs of the night, Network Nine's RBT picked up 777,000 viewers as the ninth most watched program of the night while Ten's Gogglebox, which followed The Bachelorette, picked up 720,000 viewers.

Network Ten won the night with a 27.9% share of the audience followed by Nine on 25.5% audience share. Just behind was Seven on 25.1% audience share, ABC on 16.4% and SBS on 5.2% audience share.

But if you missed all of the fun of The Bachelorette last night, check out our top 10 Tweets below:





















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