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The Musketeers bows out to 2.78 million on BBC One

28 March 2015 6:43 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - TV news news »

The Musketeers closed to nearly 3 million viewers on BBC One.

The final episode in the second season attracted an average audience of 2.78 million (12.7%) from 9pm.

It was preceded by Masterchef, which was one of BBC One's highest-rated shows of the evening with 4.47 million (20.5%) viewers.

BBC One's evening kicked off with 4.59 million (26.6%) for The One Show at 7pm, followed by 3.84 million (20.5%) for Room 101 at 7.30pm.

The evening ended with 1.52 million (13.7%) for a repeat of New Tricks at 10.35pm.

ITV scored its own ratings victory on Friday evening, as an average of 5.21 million viewers tuned in to watch the Euro 2016 qualifier between England and Lithuania.

Over on BBC Two, an improved audience of 1.05 million (5.9%) watched Britain's Got the Builders In at 7pm, followed by 1.99 million (9.1%) for An Island Parish.

Gardeners' World secured an evening high of 2.34 million (10.7%) for the channel at 8.30pm, while Mastermind was seen by 2.04 million (9.3%) immediately after. »

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Gogglebox audience rises to 3.39m, Bear Grylls audience up to 3.08m

7 March 2015 4:05 AM, PST | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - TV news news »

Gogglebox's audience rose to 3.39m (16%) on Friday night (March 6), according to overnight ratings figures.

The Channel 4 show's ratings were up slightly on last week's audience of 3.28m. A further 479k tuned in on +1.

Earlier in the evening, the channel's coverage of Crufts was seen by 1.32m (6.3%), while First Dates returned at 10pm to 1.51m (9.4%).

BBC One's primetime schedule opened with The One Show at 7pm - the highest-rated primetime programme outside of soaps - airing to 3.81m (20.6%). 3.02m (15.2%) tuned in for Inside Out at 7.30pm.

Later in the evening, Room 101 aired to 2.54m (11.6%) at 8.30pm, while 3.03m (14.3%) were entertained by the latest instalment of The Musketeers at 9pm.

This week's episode of The Graham Norton Show, featuring Jennifer Saunders, David Walliams, Cheryl Fernandez-Versini, Jack Dee and Johnny Vegas, aired to 3.34m (25.4%).

Over on ITV, Bear Grylls' celebrity endurance show Mission Survive was up slightly on last week with 3.08m (14.5%) at 9pm, »

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Bear Grylls: Mission Survive continues with improved ratings on ITV

28 February 2015 5:16 AM, PST | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - TV news news »

Bear Grylls: Mission Survive's Friday evening (February 27) viewing figures were up on last week's launch numbers.

The second episode in the celebrity survival show was seen by an average audience of 3.03 million (14.1%), which was slightly up on last week's average of 2.91 million (13.6%).

Earlier on in the evening, ITV's Barging Round Britain with John Sergeant was seen by an average audience of 2.83 million (12.9%).

The One Show was once again the evening's highest-rated programme outside of soaps, attracting an average audience of 4.01 million (20.8%) from 7pm on BBC One.

It outperformed the likes of A Question of Sport with 3.2 million (15.5%), Room 101 with 3.13 million (14.5%) and The Musketeers with 2.84 million (13.2%).

BBC One's evening ended with 3.72 million (28.3%) for The Graham Norton Show at 10.35pm. This week's guests included David Beckham, Will Smith, Margot Robbie and Hugh Jackman.

Over on BBC Two, Wanted in Paradise kicked things off with 970k (4.9%) at 7pm, followed by 2.02 million »

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The Great Comic Relief Bake Off tops ratings with 7m for BBC One

19 February 2015 2:48 AM, PST | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - TV news news »

The Great Comic Relief Bake Off topped the ratings on Wednesday (February 18), according to overnight figures.

The second episode of the charity series attracted 7.02m (29.8%) at 8.30pm, while Room 101 followed with 4.22m (19.3%) at 9.30pm.

Over on BBC Two, Antiques Road Trip continued with 1.40m (6.8%) at 7pm, before Alaska: Earth's Frozen Kingdom interested 2.38m (10.1%) at 8pm.

The latest episode of Wolf Hall dipped to 2.46m (10.8%) at 9pm.

ITV's Midsomer Murders intrigued 3.66m (15.8%) at 8pm (373k/1.9% on +1).

On Channel 4, The Restoration Man appealed to 990k (4.2%) at 8pm (144k/0.6%), while 24 Hours in A&E brought in 1.73m (7.6%) at 9pm (260k/1.7%). Junk Food Kids: Who's to Blame? captivated 1.33m (8.6%) at 10pm (198k/2.4%).

GPs: Behind Closed Doors averaged 890k (3.8%) for Channel 5 at 8pm (93k/0.4%), before World's Biggest Hips attracted 1.05m at 9pm (60k/0.4%), and Erin Brockovich entertained 388k at 10pm (25k/0.5%). »

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Benidorm tops Friday's ratings with 4.37 million

14 February 2015 3:51 AM, PST | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - TV news news »

Benidorm was Friday's (February 13) highest-rated show outside of soaps.

The ITV comedy show was seen by an average audience of 4.37 million (20.8%) at 9pm.

Elsewhere, ITV secured average ratings of 3.32 million (15.4%) for Barging Round Britain with John Sergeant at 8pm.

The One Show kicked off BBC One's evening with 3.9 million (20.2%) at 7pm. It was followed by 3.01 million (14.7%) for A Question of Sport at 7.30pm and 3.47 million (16.2%) for Room 101 at 8.30pm.

BBC One's evening continued with 2.92 million (13.9%) for The Musketeers at 9pm and ended with 3.42 million (25.6%) for The Graham Norton Show at 10.35pm.

Over on BBC Two, Antiques Road Trip was seen by an audience of 1.45 million (7.3%) at 7pm, followed by 2.07 million (9.6%) for Mastermind at 8pm and 1.51 million (7%) for Food and Drink at 8.30pm.

Italy Unpacked averaged 1.62 million (7.7%) at 9pm, while Qi ended the evening with 1.21 million (6.6%).

On Channel 4, Jamie and Jimmy's Friday Night Feast entertained 1.23 million (5.7%) at 8pm, »

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Celebrity Big Brother draws 2.5 million as Nadia Sawalha is evicted

31 January 2015 2:41 AM, PST | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - TV news news »

2.59 million watched the Celebrity Big Brother Live Eviction last night (January 30) as Nadia Sawalha left the house.

The show was 300k up on last Friday's eviction and secured an 11.4% share of the audience from 9pm, as well as 262.4k viewers on +1 (1.5%).

CBB was sandwiched between Ice Road Truckers at 8pm, which took 1.07m (4.8%) (95.4k, 0.4%) and Celebrity Big Brother's Bit on the Side at 10pm with 1.10m (7.1%) (106.7k, 1.2%).

The One Show was the most watched show outside of soaps yesterday, giving BBC One 4.62m viewers (23.2%) at 7pm.

3.28m stayed with the channel at 7.30pm for A Question of Sport (15.4%) and went slightly up to 3.48m at 8.30pm for Room 101 (15.4%).

The latest episode of Benidorm, featuring Dame Joan Collins, was ITV's most-watched programme outside of soaps, attracting 4.49m and a 19.9% share of the audience (+1: 405.9k, 2.4%).

It was preceded by The Martin Lewis Money Show at 8pm with 2.95m (13.4%) (+1: 135.0k, »

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Cucumber launches with under a million viewers on Channel 4

23 January 2015 3:34 AM, PST | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - TV news news »

Cucumber launched with under a million viewers on Thursday evening, overnight figures reveal.

Russell T Davies's new Channel 4 series brought in an average 973,000 viewers (4.3%) at 9pm, with an added 259,000 (1.7%) on +1.

Companion show Banana opened to 341,000 (2.0%) viewers on E4 at 10pm.

Earlier on Channel 4, Location, Location, Location appealed to 1.49m (6.4%) at 8pm (334k/1.5% on +1), while Josie Cunningham: The Most Hated Woman in Britain? fascinated 1.08m (7.0%) at 10pm (251k/3.0%).

BBC One's Death in Paradise topped the night with 6.50m (29.0%) at 9pm. Room 101 amused 3.91m (17.5%) in a new Thursday slot at 8pm, while Question Time was seen by 2.36m (21.8%) at 10.35pm.

On BBC Two, Winterwatch gathered 2.62m (11.3%) at 8pm, followed by Winterwatch Unsprung with 1.47m (6.5%) at 9pm. Surviving the Holocaust was seen by 1.24m (6.3%) at 9.30pm.

ITV's pepper-spray edition of The Kyle Files attracted 2.69m (12.8%) at 7.30pm (128k/0.5%). Birds of a Feather entertained 2.95m (12.3%) at 8.30pm (209k/0.9%), while »

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Ray Mears axed by caravan show after Room 101 appearance

22 January 2015 7:23 AM, PST | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - TV news news »

Ray Mears has been axed as a speaker at a caravan event after insulting the vehicles on an episode of Room 101.

During the wildcard round on the show broadcast on January 17, Mears nominated caravans to be eliminated, prompting the Caravan, Camping & Motorhome Show 2015 to remove him from its February event.

"We enlisted him as a credible ambassador because of his love of the great outdoors, something which our industry and community share," a statement read.

"Therefore we were disappointed to hear his comments on TV, which were made and pre-recorded before we entered into discussion with Ray's agent.

"We feel his agent should have made us aware of this pre-recording the moment we began communicating."

It continued: "Knowing that these comments would come to light and then agreeing to work with one of Europe's largest shows of its kind, with tens of thousands attending, we feel he has acted »

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Celebrity Big Brother: Shock Arrival watched by nearly 3 million people

17 January 2015 6:36 AM, PST | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - TV news news »

Celebrity Big Brother: Shock Arrival was watched by nearly 3 million people on Friday (January 16) evening.

Last night's live episode, which saw Chloe Goodman leave the house and Katie Price enter, was viewed by an average audience of 2.9 million (13.2%) from 9pm on Channel 5.

An average of 1.3 million (8.9%) tuned in to Celebrity Big Brother's: Bit on the Side at 10.30pm, followed by 776k (9.5%) for 45 minutes of live CBB footage at 11.30pm.

Channel 5 also secured 304k (1.5%) for Race to the Pole at 7pm, followed by 788k (3.5%) for Ice Road Truckers at 8pm.

With an average audience of 4.47 million (22.3%), BBC One's The One Show was the evening's highest-rated show outside of soaps. It was followed by 3.79 million (17.4%) for A Question of Sport at 7.30pm.

BBC One's evening continued with 3.69 million for Room 101 and 3.39 million for The Musketeers at 9pm. The Graham Norton Show rounded things off with 3.6 million (25.5%) at 10.35pm. »

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Celebrity Big Brother watched by 2.16 million on Channel 5

10 January 2015 5:39 AM, PST | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - TV news news »

Celebrity Big Brother was seen by an average audience of 2.16 million (9.4%) at 9pm on Friday (January 9) evening.

The Channel 5 reality show peaked with 2.25 million (9.8%) at 9.45pm. Celebrity Big Brother: Nomination Face-Off followed with 1.78 million (8.8%) at 10pm, while Celebrity Big Brother's Bit on the Side dropped to 838k (5.7%) at 10.30pm.

Earlier in the evening, Channel 5's Race to the Pole was seen by 317k (1.5%), while Ice Road Truckers played to 791k (3.4%).

ITV's 9pm showing of Benidorm was once again the evening's highest-rated show outside of soaps with 4.44 million (19.3%) viewers. It was preceded by The Martin Lewis Money Show with 2.88 million (12.7%) at 8pm.

The One Show kicked things off on BBC One with 4.09 million (19.7%) viewers at 7pm, followed by 3.59 million (16.4%) for A Question of Sport and 3.38 million (14.5%) for Room 101 at 8.30pm.

The Musketeers would go on to entertain 3.64 million (15.8%) at 9pm, while The Graham Norton Show wrapped things up with 3.51 million (25.4%) at 10.35pm. »

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Benidorm secures ratings victory over The Musketeers

3 January 2015 5:21 AM, PST | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - TV news news »

Benidorm was Friday's (January 2) highest-rated show outside of soaps, peaking with 5.61 million viewers.

The first episode of Benidorm's seventh series was seen by an average audience of 5.38 million (23.6%) from 9pm on ITV.

In the same time slot on BBC One, The Musketeers returned to an average audience of 3.64 million (16%). The swashbuckling series was preceded by Room 101, which was seen by 3.4 million (14.7%) at 8.30pm.

Celebrity Mastermind kicked BBC One's evening off with 4.37 million (21%) at 7pm, followed by 3.71 million (16.4%) for A Question of Sport: Fa Cup Special at 7.30pm. Live at the Apollo rounded things off with 1.71 million (10.2%) at 10.35pm.

Back on ITV, The Martin Lewis Money Show was seen by 2.88 million (12.4%), while Darcy Oake: Edge of Reality attracted 1.28 million (7.2%) viewers at 10.15pm.

The regular version of Mastermind was BBC Two's most popular programme, reeling in 2.34 million (10.1%) viewers at 8pm.

It was sandwiched between University Challenge with 2.27 million »

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What to Watch: Tonight's TV Picks - Room 101, Crisis

2 January 2015 4:00 AM, PST | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - TV news news »

Room 101: BBC One, 8.30pm

Frank Skinner kicks off the brand new series with Strictly Come Dancing's head judge Len Goodman, impressionist Ronnie Ancona and comedian Tim Vine.

The famous faces discuss the pet hates found lurking in their Room 101 - from the metric system to "a certain kind of karaoke DJ".

The Musketeers: BBC One, 9pm

The epic BBC drama set on the streets of 17th century Paris returns for a second series.

Tonight, Athos, Aramis, Porthos and D'Artagnan try to break a French general out of an impenetrable prison in Spain.

The Big Fat Anniversary Quiz: Channel 4, 9pm

Jimmy Carr hosts this 10-year anniversary special, looking back at the most memorable events of the last decade.

Russell Brand, Noel Fielding, Jonathan Ross, Jack Whitehall, Warwick Davis and Claudia Winkleman pair up to battle to quiz glory.

Crisis: Watch, 9pm

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