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Downton Abbey has become the most-watched drama on British TV this year. Julian Fellowes's period drama's first episode had a consolidated audience of 11.428 million (39% share), it has been revealed. BBC One's Call The Midwife was the previous biggest with 11.408% (a 35% share). Downton added 2.428 million viewers with seven days of recorded viewing added on top. However, the stats don't include iPlayer (more) »

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