'Russell Howard's Good News' ratings creep up for BBC Three
Published May 25 2012, 10:02 BST | By Paul Millar Russell Howard
's Good News
ascended to a series high last night (Thursday, May 24), the latest overnight data has shown.
The BBC Three topical stand-up clip show was the most-watched multichannel broadcast of the night with 991k (5.5%) at 9pm, adding 369k (10.5%) for its late-night repeat at 12.30am.
A Eurovision Song Contest semi-final was watched by 484k (2.4%) between 8pm and 10pm, helping the digital channel to average 2.8%
across primetime.Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23
, E4's latest US comedy import, premiered with a respectable 419k (2%), appealing to a further 175k on timeshift.The Big Bang Theory
held a decent 852k (4.5%) at 8pm and 358k on E4 +1, then 502k (2.5%) watched 2 Broke Girls
at 9pm (+1: 258k), boosting the digital network to a 2.2%
(+1: 1%) share overall.
Without Celebrity Juice
, ITV2 collapsed, with the American Idol
finale mustering just 293k (1.5%) in the 8pm juncture, and The Exclusives
taking 150k (0.7%) an hour later.
continued to perform well for 5USA, pulling in a round 500k (3%) for its latest edition.BARB ratings data supplied by Attentional