Weekend TV Round UP : 5/6 May
Overview by the Carat Broadcast Team
The Voice on BBC1 - numbers are based on all adults
Saturday night's show saw the members of Jessie J and Danny O’Donoghue’s teams take to the stage to win the viewers votes and stay in the competition. The show did 14.8 adult TVRs which equates to 7.2 million viewers with 35.1% share; this is down on last week’s show. In Scotland the show had 664,000 impacts with a 38.4% share and 16.9 TVRs.
Britain’s Got Talent on ITV1 – numbers are based on all adults
Saturday night’s show saw the last round of people audition to try and impress the judges; the show did 17 TVRs which equates to 8.3 million viewers with 37.1% share, with over a million more viewers than The Voice. In Scotland the show had 655,000 impacts with a 35.8% share and 16.6 TVRs. In Sunday night’s show, the first of the live semi-finals hosted by Ant & Dec, 9 of the 45 finalists competed to impress the judges again and win the viewers vote. The show did 16.6 TVRs which equates to 8.1 million viewers with 34.6% share. In Scotland the show had 647,000 impacts with a 33% share and 16.4 TVRs.
Smash Sky Atlantic - numbers are based on all adults
Saturday night show saw Ivy who plays the lead part of Marilyn in the play worry that she only got the part because she did the deed with the director. So far, the show has struggled with the TV critics to live up to the hype generated prior to its lunch. The show did 0.1 adult TVRs which equates to 71,000 viewers with a 0.9% share, however, in the past 2 weeks the consolidated viewing figures have seen the show extend its viewer numbers to over 200,000 adults.
Homeland Channel 4 - numbers are based on all adults
Sunday night saw the dramatic conclusion of the first series which has received glowing reviews from the TV critics who now wait with baited breath for series 2. The show did 4.7 adult TVRs which equates to 2.3 million viewers with a 10.2% share. In Scotland the show had 211,000 impacts with a 9.6% share and 4.7 TVRs.
Planet Earth Live BBC1 - numbers are based on all adults
This new series for the BBC combines 2 popular formats with the big scale of shows like Frozen Planet and the buzz of Big Cat Live. The show hosted by Julia Bradbury and Richard Hammond introduces the real life stories of animals all over the world; the first show saw black bear cubs, lions, elephants and blue whales. The show did 10.4 adult TVRs which equates to 5.1 million viewers with a 22.7% share. In Scotland the show had 447,000 impacts with a 24.4% share and 11.4 TVRs.
All figures sourced from BARB overnight data as at 08/05/12