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  • Friday Night Dinner serves 1m

    FRIDAY: Big Talk Productions’ kosher sitcom Friday Night Dinner served up over 1m viewers as it returned to Channel 4 after a two-year hiatus.

  • Robot Wars recruits 2m

    SUNDAY: Robot Wars overcame BBC2’s slot average as Mentorn programmes dominated the 8pm slot – responsible for reeling in 4m viewers across three channels.

  • Mrs Brown's Boys live special hooks 6.5m

    SATURDAY: Mrs Brown’s Boys Live scooped the biggest audience of the night as Alan Carr’s Grease Night failed to impress.

  • Viewers say 'I do' to Sky 1's Don't Tell The Bride

    THURSDAY: The pay-tv launch of Don’t Tell the Bride doubled Sky1’s slot average while Syco and Shiver’s Jinx-style co-production The Investigator held on to much of its audience.


Top 15 consolidated shows: 4 - 10 July 2016 Video

Forces Of Nature With Brian Cox launched on Monday 4 July and achieved 3.9 million/15% after more than 620,000 recorded and watched


Top 100 network programmes: 11 - 17 July 2016 Video

BBC1’s adaptation of Joseph Conrad’s The Secret Agent launched below slot average


Top 30 shows (BBC2, C4, C5): 11 - 17 July 2016 Video

On Monday, BBC2’s University Challenge returned at 8pm with 2.4 million/12%, followed at 8.30pm by Only Connect (1.9 million/9%)


Top 30 multichannel programmes: 11 - 17 July 2016 Video

On Monday, ITV2’s final Love Island achieved 1.3 million/7% at 9pm for 90 minutes, its highest live rating of the series


Top 50 Non-PSB shows: 11 - 17 July 2016 Video

Sky 1’s table topper, Ross Kemp: The Fight Against Isis, tripled its slot average with 555,000/3%


Ratings analysis: Love Island, ITV2

The second series of Love Island gave Channel 5’s Big Brother a run for its money and, crucially, was a smash with lucrative young audiences. Stephen Price reports