OVERNIGHTS: PAST SEVEN DAYS
The Bafta Television Awards walked away with its biggest audience in at least seven years on BBC1 on Sunday, seeing off competition from ITV’s The Suspicions of Mr Whicher.
The Fall became BBC2’s biggest drama series launch in five years - helping it to beat ITV’s Monday night comedy double.
ITV’s Life Of Crime broke out with over 4m viewers as the commercial broadcaster continued with its Friday drama strategy .
The launch of Here Comes Honey Boo Boo performed well for fledgling UK channel TLC, as Hannibal held its audience for Sky Living in a strong night for multi-channel.
Frankie, BBC1’s new drama about a district nurse, failed to make the healthiest of debuts on Tuesday - as BBC2’s Keeping Britain Alive bowed out on a low.
The phrase ‘double bill’ still resonates in my mind with memories of unruly behaviour in the cinema at Saturday morning kids’ club, which usually left the tearful boss, tended by an usherette, lying prone and covered in popcorn.