14 items from 2015
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%).
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. »
"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
The 2015 live final of The Voice UK was watched by more than 6 million people, overnight figures indicate.
Later on from 9.10pm, the latest episode of Casualty attracted 4.57m (24.1%).
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. »
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%).
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 »
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 Channel 5, the latest episode of CSI intrigued 824k (4.9%) from 10pm. »
The Voice UK dropped to a series low last night (March 14), according to overnight figures.
The National Lottery: Win Your Wish List continued with 4.08m (20%) from 8.30pm, with Casualty attracting 4.85m (24.5%) afterwards.
On ITV, Ant & Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway appealed to 5.46m (26.4%) from 7pm.
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.
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%).
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. »
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.
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. »
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.
The National Lottery: Win Your Wish List and Casualty followed with 4.78m (23.5%) and 4.67m (23.2%) respectively.
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 »
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.
The Jonathan Ross Show managed 2.18m (11.1%) from 9.20pm.
The latest episode of Channel 5's CSI was caught by 932k (4.6%).
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 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. »
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 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. »
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.
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.
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.
It was sandwiched between Sacred »
14 items from 2015
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