The Bachelorette: The Bachelor in Paradise got a massive boost from Ireland as viewers tuned in to see how the show would go on to win three awards.
Irish TV ratings show Bachelor in Paris scored an 8.4 rating in the key 18-49 demographic, up 3% from last week and a huge 24% increase from last month.
In the key demo, it was the highest rating for the show in almost two years.
Bachelor In Paradise is also the highest rated show in Ireland in the first three weeks of its season and the first Irish TV series to win the award since 2012.
In total, Irish TV watched over 3 million hours of the show, an average of 5.5 hours a day.
It also saw a massive 12% increase in the viewers of the Irish version of the Bachelor in America.
ABC said that in the US, the show’s ratings were up over 3% year-on-year.
“Irish audiences have embraced the new Bachelor in paradise, and we’re delighted that they are loving it,” said ABC TV Group chairman and chief executive Peter Gorman.
The ratings also beat last year’s Irish ratings and boosted Bachelor in Italy, which was on a 4.4 average in the 18-34 age group.
While the ratings in Italy were lower than in Ireland, they still beat the overall rating in Ireland by nearly 4%.
Bachelorett: The Bachelor in France is the highest-rated Irish TV show in over a decade and the highest Irish TV rating ever.
Irish viewers have embraced The Bachelor, and they are happy with the new season.
ABC TV Group is thrilled to welcome Bachelor in France to Irish TV.