Keith Lemon's 'Celebrity Juice' Christmas special seen by over 2m
Published Dec 24 2011, 17:04 GMT | By Paul Millar
Thursday's Celebrity Juice
Christmas special pulled in over 2 million viewers, overnight viewing figures indicate.
The Keith Lemon
panel show averaged 1.7m (8.4%) for ITV2 and 309k (2.5%) on +1, only 100k away from its all-time high of 2.1m in October
The concluding part of Anna Friel's Without You
won its slot with 4.57m (18.4%) at 9pm (+1: 178k/0.9%), but the thriller was down significantly on its 6.3m premiere audience three weeks ago
BBC One's coverage of the Sports Personality of the Year, which saw Mark Cavendish take the ceremony's top prize, scored 4.16m (17%) between 8pm and 10.15pm, peaking with 6.64m (28.6%) in the final 15 minutes.
The Julian Fellowes-penned drama special The Young Victoria
, starring Emily Blunt, drew BBC Two's highest audience of the night with 2.27m (9.7%).
Documentary Living with the Amish
was Channel 4's most-watched offering with 1.22m (5%) at 8pm (+1: 265k/1.1%), after David Morrissey's much-hyped London's Burning
mustered 692k (2.8%) at 9pm (+1: 210k/1%).
For Channel 5, Fairground Attraction
grabbed 583k (2.4%) at 8pm, then the audience rose to 1.37m (5.5%) for The Mentalist
Overall, ITV1 edged primetime with 20.9% (+1: 0.6%) against BBC One's 20.4%. BBC Two took third place with 8.3%, ahead of ITV2's 3.5% (+1: 0.5%), Channel 4's 3.3% (+1: 0.9%), and Channel 5's 3.1%.BARB ratings data supplied by Attentional