'The Apprentice' takes 6.1m, beats British Soap Awards
Published May 3 2012, 10:58 BST | By Ben Lee
Last night's instalment of The Apprentice
attracted more than 6.1m, according to overnight data.
The episode was watched by 6.13m (25.2%) from 9pm. Although it was down from last week's figures
, it did comfortably beat ITV1's coverage of the British Soap Awards
. You're Fired!
managed 2.23m (11%) on BBC Two afterwards.
Earlier on BBC One, Traffic Cops
took 4.05m (19.1%) in the 8pm hour.
Elsewhere, BBC Two began primetime with live snooker coverage (1.28m/6.9%) before showing Antiques Uncovered
(1.11m/5.2%) and This World
Channel 4's Four Rooms
garnered 1.11m (5.2%) from 8pm (+1: 114k/0.5%) with The Tallest Tower: Building the Shard
getting 1.66m (6.8%) afterwards (+1: 291k/1.6%). Season two of The Killing
US started with 707k (3.9%) from 10pm (+1: 110k/1.2%).NCIS
continued with 1.66m (6.8%) on Channel 5 in the 9pm hour. It was preceded by Cowboy Traders
Overall, BBC One won primetime with 21.4%, ahead of ITV1's 19.7% (+1: 0.7%). BBC Two grabbed 6.2%, beating Channel 4's 4.9% (+1: 0.9%) and Channel 5's 4.8% (+1: 0.2%).
On the multichannels, the Justified
episode 'When the Guns Come Out
' managed 134k (0.6%) on 5USA, while Bones
grabbed 355k (1.5%) on Sky Living.
Spy animated comedy Archer
amused 84k (0.4%) on 5*, and Peter Andre: My Life
was seen by 390k (1.6%) on ITV2 (+1: 249k/1.4%).BARB ratings data supplied by Attentional