ITV1's decision to dump The Real Good Lifeand Fat Familiesin favour of a repeat episode of It'll Be Alright on the Nightbrought the channel only modest returns as the clip show averaged 3 million (14%) at 8pm.
ITV1's decision to dump The Real Good Lifeand Fat Familiesin favour of a repeat episode of It'll Be Alright on the Nightbrought the channel only modest returns as the clip show averaged 3 million (14%) at 8pm.

The 60-minute outtakes show, hosted by Denis Norden, managed a peak of 3.3 million (15%) at 8.50pm.

The ITV1 show was more popular than the two shows that were axed by ITV's director of programmes Nigel Pickard last week after a disasterous ratings performance. Last Tuesday (7 June) The Real Good Lifeat 8pm averaged just 2.3 million (12%) while the launch show of Fat Familiesat 8.30pm interested 2.1 million (10%).

The comedy clipshow managed to help ITV1 increase its peaktime performance but the channel could still only achieve a share of 20.4%, up from 18.8% the previous week. Last night, BBC1 was the most watched channel in peaktime with a share of 26.2%.

It'll Be Alright on the Nightthough faced an up hill struggle though against BBC1's ratings banker Holby City. The 60-minute medical drama, also at 8pm, gained 6.9 million (33%).

ITV1 was also outperformed in that slot by BBC2's hit series Springwatch with Bill Oddiefor the second week running. The 60-minute wildlife show maintained a strong 3.4 million (16%), a similar audience to last week.

BBC1 though couldn't maintain the audience level as the second part of its current Cutting Itdrama gained a lowly 3.5 million (16%) and could only manage a peak of 3.8 million (17%) at the start. The opening episode of the six part run last week took 4.3 million (20%).

At the time both ITV1 and Channel 4 had more viewers and Five also gave BBC1 a run for its money. Taking the top slot was ITV1's Bad Girlson 4.6 million (21%), a rise of 600,000 from last week. C4's Ramsay's Kitchen Nightmareslost 100,000 viewers from the previous week but still averaged a sizeable 4.1 million (19%). Five was on equal terms with BBC1's Cutting Itas CSI: Crime Scene Investigationhad 3.5 million (16%), a rise of 500,000 from last Tuesday. A compilation of the highlights from BBC2's Dragons' Den, also at 9pm had 1.5 million (7%).

Viewing figures in the battle of the reality TV shows continued to bob around at 10pm. ITV1's 30-minute Celebrity Love Islandaveraged 3.5 million (17%), a fall of 700,000 viewers from Monday's episode while C4's 50-minute Big Brotherhad 3.9 million (20%), an increase of 900,000 from the previous day. Five's CSI Miami, also at 10pm, got 2.9 million (17%).

BBC1's news at 10pm though once again took the top spot with 4.4 million (22%).

Outside of peaktime, C4's second instalment of its teen drama Sugar Rushhad 1.5 million (12%), a drop of 700,000 on the opening episode.

Peaktime shares for Tuesday 14 June: BBC1 - 26.2%, ITV1 - 20.4%, C4 - 12.2%, BBC2 - 10.6%, Five - 8.9%, multichannel - 21.7%.

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