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Ricky Gervais's Derek was back above 1 million viewers on Wednesday night (February 27), and a new episode of The Only Way Is Essex pulled in over 800k, according to the latest audience data.

The Channel 4 comedy starring Gervais and Karl Pilkington rallied to 1.12m (6%) at 10pm on Wednesday and 123k (1.3%) on +1. This followed the show's slump to 930k the previous week due to competition with the Brits.

Documentary The Making of Derek was seen by 650k (4.5%) on Channel 4 from 10.30pm.

Earlier on Channel 4, Obsessive Compulsive Hoarders entertained 2.05m (9.5%) from 8pm and 295k (1.3%) on +1. One Born Every Minute delighted 2m (8.8%) from 9pm and 383k (2.3%) on timeshift.

On ITV2, the second episode of series eight of reality TV series The Only Way Is Essex was seen by 769k (4.4%) from 10pm, with an additional 108k (1.2%) tuning in on +1.

Another strong performer on the multichannels was People Like Us, with the 'real »

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