THURSDAY: W1A returned to BBC2 with 1.5m viewers, beating the final part of ITV’s Ice Rink on the Estate.
WEDNESDAY: Nigel Farage triumphed over the main political party leaders in Evan Davis’ series of general election interviews, as ITV’s comedy line-up lost more than a million viewers.
TUESDAY: Channel 4’s quick-turnaround political comedy Ballot Monkeys narrowly failed to break the 1m mark for its opening episode.
MONDAY: ITV’s latest drama, Safe House, got underway with a larger audience than recent Monday night crime shows Arthur & George and Code Of A Killer.
Female-skewing channel takes viewers away from ITV2, but helps grow ITV’s overall audience.
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View the consolidated ratings data for the Fifty Fathoms produced drama.
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Click to see the consolidated data for the ITV survival series.
Click to see how the second series of the BBC1 drama compared with its opening run in 2014.
Click to see how ITV2 stands to benefit from its acquisition of the BBC3 series.
The key figures from Broadcast’s 2015 Indie Survey.
The See-Saw Films / RSJ Films epic launched with the third biggest audience for any BBC2 drama opener since 2012 after it added 1m consolidated viewers.
Click to see the consolidated success of the fifth series opener of Channel 4’s TV-watching format.
Click to see how the second series of the Kudos drama compared with its 2013 debut.
Channel 4 drama Indian Summers was the channel’s most-watched drama since 1993. Click for more key facts.
Bear Grylls: Mission Survive helped ITV outperform its average male share of audience. Click for more of the key figures from the Betty show..
Last night’s EastEnders was the soap’s most-watched episode in four years. Click for more of the key figures from the 30th anniversary live special.