Soaps Ratings Roundup: May 18
Published May 19 2009, 11:02 BST | By Kris Green Coronation Street
was the most-watched soap in the early evening soaps battle last night, early figures show.
The Weatherfield soap's double bill - which saw Paula report
Colin to the police, before he suddenly died
at the Grimshaws' - delivered 9.17m (42.7%) and 9.11m (38.6%).
ITV2's early morning repeat between 12.30am and 1.30am added 123k (4.1%) and 148k (6.9%).EastEnders
' first instalment of the week, during which Nick and Dotty increased
the intensity of their evil plan, grabbed 8.73m (38.9%) at 8pm.
BBC Three's repeat showing was the most-watched multichannel programme of the day, taking 664k (3.9%) at 10pm. Emmerdale
, which featured Cain interfering with Debbie and Andy's ongoing custody case for Sarah, averaged 6.85m (24.8%) at 7pm.
Last night's Hollyoaks
, during which Zoe confessed
to her brother Archie about plagiarising Mike's film, logged 1.9m (10%) at 6.30pm, while Channel 4+1's repeat added 114k (0.6%).
E4's first look
transmission had 473k (2.7%).
BBC One's daily dose of Doctors
titled 'Out Of Control'
, which saw Corrie actress Katherine Kelly's sister Grace Kelly make a guest appearance
, put in 1.53m (22.3%) at 1.45pm.
at 5.30pm drew 1.45m (10.4%), before Fiver's repeat added 189k (1.1%) at 7pm. Home and Away
at 6pm managed its highest audience since the end of March
, attracting 1.31m (7.6%). Fiver's first look
took 622k (3.7%) at 6.30pm.Ratings data supplied by Attentional