Overview by the Carat Broadcast Team
Superstar ITV1 - numbers are based on all adults
Andrew Lloyd Webber, Jason Donovan and Melanie C continued the search for the next lead in a new UK wide arena tour of the hit musical Jesus Christ Superstar. The show on Saturday, presented by Amanda Holden, did 5.4 adults TVRs which equates to 2.7 million viewers with a 15% share; in Scotland the show had 3.3 adult TVRs with 129,000 viewers and a 8.6% share. On Sunday night the 11 finalists sang live for the first time in front of a studio audience and the judges. Sunday's show did 6 adults TVRs which equates to 2.9 million viewers with a 13.5% share; in Scotland the show had 5.7 adult TVRs with 222,000 viewers and a 13.4% share
Million Pound Drop Live Channel 4 - numbers are based on all adults
The final episode in this series of the nerve-jangling quiz show did an average of 2.5 adults TVRs which equates to 1.2 million viewers with a 6.6% share; in Scotland the show had 2.9 adult TVRs with 128,000 viewers and a 6.8% share.
Thelma’s Gypsy Girls Channel 4 - numbers are based on all adults
Thelma Madine’s ten gypsy girls started work in the factory in Sunday night's show. The show did 4 adults TVRs which equates to 2 million viewers with a 8.8% share; in Scotland the show had 4.1 adult TVRs with 183,000 viewers and a 9.1% share.
Newsroom Sky Atlantic- numbers are based on all adults
Last Tuesday night saw the first episode of the new Aaron Sorkin drama set in the Newsroom of Atlantis Cable News, starring Emily Mortimer and Jeff Daniels. The first episode features the breaking news story where an oil rig has exploded in the Gulf of Mexico, a story line based on the April 2010 oil disaster. The show did 0.2 TVRs which equates to 100,000 viewers with a 1.2% share. This is significantly less than Boardwalk Empire which had 428,000 overnight viewers and Game of Thrones which had 745,000 in their overnight ratings.
All figures sourced from BARB overnight data as at 17/07/12
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