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Britain's Got Talent continues with 9.5 million viewers on ITV

19 April 2015 3:29 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - TV news news »

Britain's Got Talent dominated primetime last night (April 18) with an audience of more than 9.5 million, according to overnight figures.

The ITV reality show averaged 9.54m (44.1%) from 8pm, with a further 537k (2.7%) watching on +1.

Ninja Warrior UK appealed to 3.54m (19.6%) in the 7pm hour, and Play to the Whistle managed 2.54m (12.9%) from 9.15pm.

BBC One's Atlantis continued with 2.58m (11.8%) from 8.25pm. The National Lottery Live was watched by 2.52m (11.6%) before the latest Casualty treated 4.21m (21.6%).

On BBC Two, a Dad's Army repeat entertained 1.24m (5.9%) and a screening of Jane Eyre averaged 1.05m (5.2%).

Over on Channel 4, The World's Most Extreme was seen by 837k (3.9%) in the 8pm hour. X-Men: First Class followed with an audience of 1.08m (6.4%).

Channel 5's latest episode of CSI garnered 741k (4.7%) from 10.10pm.

The multichannels were topped by ITV2's Britain's Got More Talent, which was watched by 1.21m (6.2%) from 9.15pm. »

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No "Doctor Who" Movie In Near Future

7 April 2015 7:16 AM, PDT | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

"Doctor Who" show runner Steven Moffat says a movie version of the hit BBC series is not possible in this day and age. The reason? Funding, and the fact that the series is owned by a public broadcaster and so is taxpayer funded. He tells The Daily Express:

"How do we do it without leaching from the television series, which we're not allowed to do because Doctor Who is public funded? If it's going to be a different Doctor, are we going to try and sell two Doctors at the same time? I know there's been loads of Doctors, but there's only been one at a time. You don't have a James Bond on TV and one in the cinema."

That said, the show has previously been turned into film. Similarly BBC TV shows from the past have been getting big screen adaptations such as the upcoming film reboot of »

- Garth Franklin

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The Voice UK final watched by 6.3 million viewers on BBC One

5 April 2015 2:08 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - TV news news »

The 2015 live final of The Voice UK was watched by more than 6 million people, overnight figures indicate.

An average of 6.31m (31.6%) saw Stevie McCrorie win the fourth series of the BBC One singing competition. Last year, Jermain Jackman's triumph was witnessed by 6.6m (30.7%).

Later on from 9.10pm, the latest episode of Casualty attracted 4.57m (24.1%).

On BBC Two, a repeat of Dad's Army garnered 1.5m (7.4%) before Monteverdi in Mantua: The Genius of the Vespers secured 503k (2.6%) in the 9pm hour.

Over on ITV, the latest series of Ant & Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway concluded with 4.89m (24.7%) from 7pm. You're Back in the Room and The Jonathan Ross Show followed with 3.17m (15.9%) and 2.33m (13.1%) respectively.

Earlier in the evening, Thunderbirds Are Go managed 1.74m (13.4%) from 5pm.

Channel 4's End of the World Night averaged 1.09m (5.9%) between 9pm and 10.35pm.

On Channel 5, the latest instalment of Ted Danson's CSI interested 741k (4.4%) from 10pm. »

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The Voice UK drops to 6.3 million viewers for live semi-finals

29 March 2015 3:57 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - TV news news »

The Voice UK suffered a dip in viewers for its live semi-finals.

BBC One's singing competition was watched by 6.3m (30.2%) from 7pm according to overnight figures, down from 7.04m (32.8%) last week.

Casualty followed with 4.81m (24.4%), before The National Lottery Live appealed to 3.52m (20.6%).

On BBC Two, a Dad's Army repeat was enjoyed by 1.54m (7.2%) from 7.35pm. An airing of Bruce Willis film Looper averaged 1.05m (6%).

Over on ITV, Ant & Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway continued with 5.66m (27.1%) from 7pm. You're Back in the Room garnered 3.98m (19.2%) afterwards, and The Jonathan Ross Show earned 2.51m (14.1%) from 9.25pm.

Channel 4's feature-length Coalition drew 881k (4.7%) from 9pm. Earlier, The World's Weirdest Weather was seen by 826k (3.9%).

On Channel 5, the latest episode of CSI managed 883k (5.7%) from 9.55pm.

The multichannels were topped by ITV3's Foyle's War, which attracted 764k (3.7%) from 8pm. A double bill of The Following averaged 101k (0.5%) and 84k (0.6%) for »

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The Voice UK live quarter-finals watched by 7 million on BBC One

22 March 2015 4:08 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - TV news news »

The Voice UK earned more than 7 million viewers last night (March 21), according to overnight figures.

The BBC One singing competition attracted 7.04m (32.8%) for its live quarter-finals from 7.30pm. The results show managed 5.76m (30%) from 9.35pm.

The numbers are an improvement year-on-year, with last year's quarter-finals drawing 6.21m (27.6%) for the main show.

Elsewhere on BBC One, The National Lottery Live was watched by 5.12m (26.4%) from 9.25pm.

On BBC Two, a repeat of Dad's Army entertained 1.35m (6.2%) from 7.45pm. The Dakota Fanning film Now Is Good averaged 470k (2.6%) later on.

Over on ITV, Ant & Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway continued with 5.47m (25.9%) from 7pm, before You're Back in the Room and The Jonathan Ross Show garnered 3.85m (18%) and 2.23m (12%) respectively.

Channel 4's The World's Weirdest Weather was seen by 740k (3.4%) in the 8pm hour, with Richard III: The Princes in the Tower managing 1.22m (6%) afterwards.

On Channel 5, the latest episode of CSI intrigued 824k (4.9%) from 10pm. »

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The Voice UK drops to series low of 6.7 million on BBC One

15 March 2015 4:10 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - TV news news »

The Voice UK dropped to a series low last night (March 14), according to overnight figures.

BBC One's singing competition averaged 6.69m (31.6%) during the first knockouts episode, which saw will.i.am and Rita Ora choose their final teams.

The National Lottery: Win Your Wish List continued with 4.08m (20%) from 8.30pm, with Casualty attracting 4.85m (24.5%) afterwards.

BBC Two's How We Got to Now with Steven Johnson wrapped up with 663k (3.1%) from 7.30pm. A repeat of Dad's Army amused 1.7m (8.3%), and an airing of Hockney managed 828k (4.4%) from 9pm.

On ITV, Ant & Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway appealed to 5.46m (26.4%) from 7pm.

Phillip Schofield's You're Back in the Room kicked off with 4.08m (19.8%) from 8.20pm, before the Madonna special of The Jonathan Ross Show was watched by 2.68m (13.7%).

Channel 4's The World's Weirdest Weather drew 712k (3.4%) in the 8pm hour, and Kristen Wiig film Bridesmaids entertained 1.08m (6.2%) from 9pm. »

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BBC One's The Voice UK continues Saturday lead with almost 7m viewers

8 March 2015 4:06 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - TV news news »

The Voice UK continued its reign over Saturday evenings with almost 7million viewers last night (March 7), according to overnight figures.

An average of 6.99m tuned in for the latest Battle Rounds, which is slightly down on last week's 7.23m. The average share also dropped from 33.1% to 23.5% this week.

The singing competition was preceded by Match of the Day Live on BBC One, attracting 3.98m (23.5%) from 5.15pm to 7.30pm as Aston Villa played West Bromwich Albion.

Casualty played out to 4.89m at 9.30pm, giving the channel a 24.8% share of the audience.

ITV's schedule led with Ant and Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway from 7pm, entertaining 5.94m / 27.8% until 8.30pm (+1: 277.6k / 1.3%).

Take Me Out followed with 3.20m / 14.9% (276.8k / 1.5%), while The Jonathan Ross Show took 2.09m / 12.4% (192.2k, 1.9%) from 10pm to 11pm.

Reginald D Hunter's Songs of the South was the most watched programme on BBC Two last night, with an average of 1.38m / 7.2% viewers between 9.30pm and 10.30pm. »

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BBC One's The Voice UK rises to 7.2m as Battle Rounds begin

1 March 2015 6:22 AM, PST | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - TV news news »

The Voice UK rose to more than 7.2 million viewers as the Battle Rounds began last night (February 28).

BBC One's singing contest averaged 7.23m (33.1%) from 7.15pm, according to overnight figures. Casualty then appealed to 4.8m (23.9%).

BBC Two's How We Got to Now with Steven Johnson was watched by 816k (3.7%) from 7.45pm. A Dad's Army repeat entertained 1.51m (6.8%), before Reginald D Hunter's Songs of the South continued with 1.16m (5.9%).

On ITV, Ant & Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway managed 6.03m (28.5%) from 7pm.

Afterwards, Take Me Out and The Jonathan Ross Show attracted 3.36m (15.4%) and 2.17m (11.8%) respectively.

Channel 4's Homes by the Sea aired to 523k (2.5%) in the 7pm hour, with The World's Weirdest Weather garnering 812k (3.7%) afterwards. Nick Frost film Cuban Fury averaged 1.15m (6.1%) from 9pm.

On Channel 5, the latest episode of CSI was watched by 731k (3.5%) in the 9pm hour.

ITV3's Foyle's War won the multichannels, drawing 882k (4.1%) from 8pm. »

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Ant & Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway returns with 6.1 million viewers

22 February 2015 2:40 AM, PST | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - TV news news »

The new series of Ant & Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway premiered to more than 6 million viewers last night (February 21), according to overnight figures.

ITV's variety show drew an audience of 6.17m (27.9%) from 7pm, with a further 400k (1.9%) tuning in on +1.

Ant & Dec's return caused BBC One's The Voice UK to drop to a series low of 6.75m (30.5%), as the blind auditions concluded.

The National Lottery: Win Your Wish List and Casualty followed with 4.78m (23.5%) and 4.67m (23.2%) respectively.

On BBC Two, How We Got to Now with Steven Johnson appealed to 937k (4.2%) from 7.30pm. A Dad's Army repeat garnered 1.63m (8.1%) and Reginald D Hunter's Songs of the South managed 1.42m (7%).

ITV's Take Me Out entertained 3.96m from 8.25pm, with The Jonathan Ross Show watched by 2.35m (12.7%) afterwards.

Channel 4's Homes by the Sea averaged 605k (2.7%) in the 7pm hour. The World's Weirdest Weather interested 890k (4.2%), before an airing of »

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The Voice UK appeals to more than 8.7 million on BBC One

15 February 2015 6:42 AM, PST | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - TV news news »

The Voice UK blind auditions continued with more than 8.7 million last night (February 14), according to overnight figures.

The BBC One singing competition appealed to 8.76m (41.3%) from 7.15pm.

It was followed by The National Lottery: Win Your Wish List and Casualty, which managed 4.94m (24.3%) and 4.87m (24.7%) respectively.

BBC Two's How We Got to Now with Steven Johnson began with 882k (4.1%) from 7.35pm.

A Dad's Army repeat took 1.61m (7.9%), before Simon Rattle: The Making of a Maestro drew 761k (3.8%).

On ITV, Harry Hill's Stars in Their Eyes concluded its run with 2.12m (10.9%) from 6.30pm. Planet's Got Talent averaged 1.66m (8%), with Take Me Out attracting 3.03m (14.4%).

The Jonathan Ross Show managed 2.18m (11.1%) from 9.20pm.

On Channel 4, The World's Weirdest Weather was watched by 1.17m (5.5%) in the 8pm hour, before an airing of The Bourne Legacy garnered 1.53m (8.9%).

The latest episode of Channel 5's CSI was caught by 932k (4.6%).

The »

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The Voice UK rises to 8.7 million viewers on BBC One

8 February 2015 4:15 AM, PST | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - TV news news »

The Voice UK rose to 8.7 million viewers last night (February 7), according to overnight figures.

BBC One's singing competition averaged a series high of 8.72m (40.3%) from 7.15pm.

The National Lottery: Win Your Wish List followed with 5.25m (25.3%), before Casualty managed 4.95m (24.9%).

On BBC Two, a Dad's Army repeat appealed to 1.74m (8.4%) from 8.35pm. Qi Xl continued with 1.26m (6.1%).

On ITV, Harry Hill's Stars in Their Eyes and Planet's Got Talent were watched by 2.35m (11.8%) and 1.97m (9.1%) respectively.

The latest Take Me Out entertained 3.05m (14.4%) from 8.05pm, with The Jonathan Ross Show appealing to 2.24m (11.5%) afterwards.

Channel 4's The World's Weirdest Weather was seen by 857k (4%) in the 8pm hour, before an airing of American Pie: Reunion garnered 974k (5.3%).

On Channel 5, a new instalment of CSI: Crime Scene Investigation interested 823k (5.2%) from 10.15pm.

ITV3's Foyles War topped the multichannels during primetime, with 940k (4.5%) tuning in from 8pm. »

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The Voice UK rises to 8.5 million viewers on BBC One

1 February 2015 6:25 AM, PST | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - TV news news »

The Voice UK rose to a series high last night (January 31), attracting nearly 8.5 million viewers on BBC One, according to overnight data.

The singing competition averaged 8.49m (39.4%) from 7pm, before The National Lottery: Win Your Wish List managed 4.77m (22.3%).

Afterwards, the latest instalment of Casualty drew 4.73m (22.3%).

On BBC Two, a repeat of Dad's Army garnered 1.92m (9.1%) from 8.30pm. It was followed by The Secret World of Lewis Carroll, which appealed to 1.21m (5.6%).

Harry Hill's Stars in Their Eyes continued with 1.86m (9.2%) on ITV.

7.30pm's Planet's Got Talent was watched by 1.62m (7.6%), before Take Me Out and The Jonathan Ross Show drew 2.8m (13%) and 2.1m (10.1%) respectively.

On Channel 4, The World's Weirdest Weather managed 1.06m (4.9%) in the 8pm hour. An airing of Ted then entertained 1.8m (9.2%).

Channel 5's Celebrity Big Brother averaged 1.89m (8.7%) from 9pm.

On the multichannels, ITV3's Foyle's War topped primetime with 985k (4.6%) from 8pm. »

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The Voice UK series premiere watched by 8 million on BBC One

11 January 2015 2:47 AM, PST | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - TV news news »

The new series of BBC One's The Voice UK opened to more than 8 million viewers last night (January 10), according to overnight figures.

The first episode of blind auditions - which featured singers including Hannah Symons and Stevie McCrorie - earned 8.05m (35.9%) from 7pm.

The National Lottery: Win Your Wish List followed with 4.87m (22.7%), and Casualty treated 4.97m (23.5%) from 9.20pm.

On BBC Two, a Dad's Army repeat garnered 2.28m (10.6%) from 8.30pm before Britain's Tudor Treasure: A Night at Hampton Court appealed to 1.75m (8.2%).

ITV's Harry Hill's Stars in Their Eyes premiered to 3.41m (15.3%) from 7pm, with Take Me Out entertaining 3.18m (14.5%) afterwards (+1: 426k/2%). An airing of James Bond film Skyfall drew 2.4m (11.9%) from 9.20pm.

On Channel 4, Tsunami: 10 Years On was watched by 781k (3.5%) in the 8pm hour. Cameron Diaz movie Bad Teacher notched 1.07m (5.2%) later on.

Over on Channel 5, 2.05m (10.6%) tuned in from 10pm to see Jeremy Jackson exit Celebrity Big Brother. »

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Take Me Out returns to 2.97 million viewers on ITV

4 January 2015 3:11 AM, PST | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - TV news news »

Take Me Out returned to an average audience of 2.97 million on ITV.

The dating show, which returned for its seventh season, attracted a 13.7% audience share from 8.30pm. A further 284k (1.4%) watched on ITV+1.

It was followed by The Hangover, which entertained 2.36 million viewers (13.3%) from 9.30pm.

Despite drawing criticism from some viewers, Frank Sinatra: Our Way debuted to an average audience of 4.16 million (20.9%) on BBC One at 7pm. The one-off crooning competition began the hour with 4.49 million viewers and ended with 4.05 million.

The National Lottery: Win Your Wish List followed with 4.11 million, while Casualty secured an evening high of 4.44 million (21.1%) at 9.05pm.

BBC One's evening continued with 3.39 million (18.5%) for Mrs Brown's Boys at 10.15pm and 2.71 million (21.1%) for Match of the Day: Fa Cup Highlights at 10.50pm.

Dad's Army was BBC Two's highest-rated show of the evening, securing 1.82 million viewers (9%) from 7.30pm.

It was sandwiched between Sacred »

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