Live Six Nations Rugby Union was Friday's (February 21) highest-rated show outside of soaps.
An average of 4.57 million viewers (20.8%) tuned in to watch Wales take on France at 7.55pm on BBC One. The match peaked with 4.83 million viewers during the second half.
The rugby narrowly outperformed ITV's Student Nurses: Bedpans and Bandages, which was seen by 4.32 million (20.3%) at 8pm.
Brand new comedy/drama Edge of Heaven was ITV's second highest-rated show of the night, securing 2.56m (11.7%) viewers from 9.
BBC Two's evening kicked off with Winter Olympics: Today at the Games at 7pm. Approximately 1.88 million (8.8%) watched highlights of Team Gb picking up a silver »
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