This time around The Bachelorette started with a pair of eligible ladies. By episode two, Britt Nilsson was sent home and Kaitlyn Bristowe stuck around to look for a mate. Was Bristowe the right selection for the ABC series? Will it be cancelled or renewed for a 12th season? We (and host Chris Harrison) will have to wait and see.
The ratings are typically the best indication of a show’s likelihood of staying on the air. The higher the ratings (particularly the 18-49 demo), the better the chances for survival. This chart will be updated as new ratings data becomes available — typically around 11:30am EST/8:30am PST. Refresh to see the latest.
Final season averages: 1.97 rating in the 18-49 demographic with 6.86 million total viewers.
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Last year comparison: The 10th cycle of The Bachelorette averaged a 1.74 rating in the 18-49 demographic with 6.76 million total viewers.
Note: These are the final national numbers (unless noted with an “*”). These are different from the fast affiliate numbers which are just estimates of the actual ratings. The final nationals are typically released within 24 hours of the programming or, in the case of weekends and holidays, a couple days later.
What do you think? Do you like The Bachelorette TV series? Do you think it should be cancelled or renewed for a 12th season?