Soaps Ratings Roundup: March 30
Published Mar 31 2009, 14:35 BST | By Kris Green
ITV's Coronation Street
was the most watched soap last night, with 10.3m and 9.3m tuning in for the broadcaster's double Weatherfield instalment.
The show's two outings, which saw Peter accidentally starting
a fire in the flat above the bookies and the locals trying to save
him and his son Simon, averaged 9.3m (41.4%) and 10.27m (42.6%) at 7.30pm and 8.30pm, respectively.
ITV2's repeats between 11.30pm and 12.30am added a further 179k (2.7%) and 175k (3.8%). EastEnders
, meanwhile, drew 9.56m (40.8%) for its first episode
of wedding week. BBC Three's 10pm repeat was the most watched multichannel programme of the day, adding 740k (4.2%).Emmerdale
at 7pm, during which Lexi warned Chas to stay away from the wedding, interested 6.86m (33.5%)
Channel 4's Hollyoaks
saw its ratings breach the 2m mark for the first time since early February, with 2.01m (10.4%) tuning in to its regular 6.30pm slot last night
. Its timeshift repeat on Channel 4+1 logged 111k (0.6%).
E4's first look
put in 692k (3.8%) at 7pm.
BBC One's daily medical drama Doctors
pulled in 1.82m (26.6%) for its episode titled 'Strange Little Girl
Last night's edition of Neighbours
, which saw Paul realise that he's lost Rebecca forever, took 1.5m (10.6%) at 5.30pm on Five, before Fiver's repeat at 7pm added 246k (1.3%). Home and Away
averaged 1.27m (7.3%) in its traditional 6pm slot
on Five, while the first look
on Fiver took 647k (3.7%) 30 minutes later.Ratings data supplied by Attentional