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The Apprentice lost over a million viewers for its grand final on Wednesday, according to overnight figures.

Lord Alan Sugar's hiring averaged 5.70m (27.6%) from 8pm on BBC One, which is down on last week's 6.75m for the interviews round. Last year's final averaged 5.98m viewers.

Earlier, Your Money, Their Tricks secured 3.19m (18.9%) at 7pm, while Wheelers, Dealers & Del Boys was seen by 2.71m (21.5%) at 10.35pm.

On BBC Two, Restoration Home attracted 1.61m (7.9%) at 8pm, followed by documentary The Real White Queen with 1.91m (9.1%) at 9pm.

ITV's The Zoo continued with 3.49m (17.1%) at 8pm (186k/0.9% on +1). Ray Mears's new series Close Encounters interested 2.41m (11.5%) at 9pm (193k/1.2%).

On Channel 4, 24 Hours in A&E brought in 2.14m (10.2%) at 9pm (331k/2.0%), while the third Run episode dipped to 864k (5.1%) at 10pm (103k/1.1%).

Channel 5's new series The Real Myra Hindley gathered 952k (4.7%) at 8pm (115k/0.5%). Big Brother's latest episode was »

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