Honey Badger’s Bachelor Australia premiere dominates ratings

The Honey Badger’s Aussie larrikin one-liners and infectious laughter has managed to sweep Australia off their feet, with the premiere of The Bachelor Australia season six dominating the ratings overnight.

The much-loved Channel Ten dating show managed to beat The Block in it’s very first night, drawing an audience of a whopping 940,000.

Nine’s popular renovating show had 823,000 viewers, while Anh Do’s Brush with Fame took third place on 654,000 and Seven’s Highway Patrol was fourth at up to 631,000, according to TV Tonight Australia.


Nick Cummins’ Bachelor debut also topped Matty J’s opening night last year, which brought in 899,000 viewers.

Seven News was the #1 program of the entire night, with 1.07m metro viewers tuning in at 6pm, ahead of Nine News’ 962,000.

The Honey Badger will be gracing our screens again tonight, when he embarks on his first ever group date on Network Ten at 7.30pm.

Shanee is a full-time Digital Journalist and Social Media Content Producer. In 2014, Shanee graduated from Griffith University’s Gold Coast Campus with a Bachelor of Communications majoring in Journalism, Public Relations and Marketing. Since joining 1029 Hot Tomato, Shanee has been keeping you up to date with breaking news and everything Gold Coast on myGC. Shanee also writes and photographs for Peony & Page, a personal home, style and travel blog & Instagram alias she founded in 2015.

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