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Ricky Gervais sitcom Derek saw its audience increase last night (Wednesday, February 6).

Channel 4's divisive sitcom amused 1.5 million (an 8% share) and 147,000 on +1 despite clashing with part of a rescheduled Coronation Street.

However, One Born Every Minute was the broadcaster's best-rated show of the day with 1.85m (7.5%) in the more popular 9pm slot, appealing to a further 326k on Channel 4 +1.

ITV aired Corrie at the later time of 9.40pm due to its coverage of England's sensational friendly win over Brazil, which pulled in 6.75m (29.2%) from 7pm and 102k on timeshift.

This meant the last instalment of David Attenborough's Africa was dented, managing 5.2m (20.6%) on BBC One in the 9pm hour, prior to which 3.86m (16.3%) watched Holiday Hit Squad.

Over on BBC Two, Hairy Bikers Everyday Gourmet attracted 1.91m (8%) in the 8pm hour, then The Brain Doctors logged 1.3m (5.1%).

Elsewhere, Killers Behind Bars: The Untold Story mustered 763k (3.2%) for Channel 5 at 8pm, »

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