Betty Driver tribute watched by more than 4.2m on ITV1
Published Oct 18 2011, 11:16 BST | By Andrew Laughlin
ITV1's tribute to late Coronation Street
actress Betty Driver
was watched by more than 4.2m on Monday night, while Terra Nova
continued to perform for Sky1, according to overnight data.
Special documentary The Betty Driver Story
was seen by 4.27m (16.8%) on ITV1 from 8pm, and a further 105k (0.4%) on ITV1+1.
Steven Spielberg's blockbuster science fiction series Terra Nova
stayed strong on Sky1, entertaining 826k (3.3%) in the 8pm hour.
Back on the terrestrials, Doc Martin
appealed to 8.86m (35.2%) on ITV1 in the 9pm hour and 279k (1.6%) on +1, easily outperforming Motorway Cops
's 3.38m (13.4%) on BBC One.Inside Out
had 3.6m (15.6%) on BBC One from 7.30pm, and Panorama
mustered 3.39m (13.6%) from 8.30pm. A Question of Sport
fetched 2.62m (18.3%) from 10.45pm, while ITV1's Exposure
was seen by 1.1m (9.1%).Brave New World with Stephen Hawking
debuted with 1.02m (4%) for Channel 4 from 8pm, and Embarrassing Bodies
educated 1.68m (6.7%) in the 9pm slot and 351k (2%) on Channel 4+1. Rude Tube
amused 1.22m (6.8%) from 10pm and 234k (2.6%) on timeshift.A History of Ancient Britain
enthralled 1.42m (6.3%) on BBC Two in the 7pm hour. University Challenge
and Home Cooking Made Easy
captivated 2.96m (11.7%) and 1.96m (7.9%) respectively in the 8pm hour. Origin Of Us
delighted 1.78m (7.1%) from 9pm and Never Mind The Buzzcocks
amused 1.7m (8.4%) from 10pm.Celebrity Wish List
captivated 175k (0.8%) from 7.30pm, and The Gadget Show
switched on 819k (3.2%) in the 8pm slot. The new series of The Hotel Inspector
booked in 1.34m (5.3%) from 9pm. Big Brother
attracted 1.26m (7%) in the 10pm hour, before Big Brother's Bit On The Side
entertained 490k (5.5%) from 11pm.
Overall, ITV1 dominated primetime with 28.7% (+1: 0.6%) against BBC One's 18.5%. BBC Two scooped third with 7.6%, followed by Channel 4's 5.1% (+1: 0.9%) and Channel 5's 3.9%.
Elsewhere, Hell's Kitchen USA
continued with 443k (1.8%) on ITV2 from 9pm and 120k (0.7%) on +1. Victoria Coren's Only Connect
quizzed 758k (3%) on BBC Four from 8.30pm, and new show Up For Hire!
employed just 212k (0.8%) on BBC Three from 9pm. BARB ratings data supplied by Attentional