Paul Abbott’s new drama about a transgender assassin doubled Sky Atlantic’s usual audience on its debut.
Hit and Miss (Sky Atlantic) 10pm-11pm
The six-part series, starring Chloe Sevigny, marks Sky Atlantic’s first foray into original drama having previously only aired blue-chip US series such as Game of Thrones and Mad Men.
While its debut audience may seem small, Hit and Miss doubled Sky Atlantic’s slot average of 80k (0.45%), according to overnight Barb figures supplied by Attentional.
The most-watched show in multichannel in the 10pm slot was BBC3’s EastEnders repeat, which drew 961k (5.1%).
Eurovision Song Contest (BBC3) 8pm-10pm
The first semi-final from Azerbaijan managed a peak audience of 1.05m (4.88%) when Russia’s Babushka grannies took to the stage.
Pop duo Jedward, representing Ireland, could not quite match the pull of the geriatric Russians with an audience of 944k (4.29%).
The show was the most-watched programme in multichannel across the 8pm and 9pm slots.
Harlots, Housewives and Heroines: a 17th Century History for Girls (BBC4) 9pm-10pm
A new three-part documentary about the lives of women in Restoration England started strongly.
Presented by Dr Lucy Lorsley, it easily topped BBC4’s slot average of 425k (1.8%).
The Vampire Diaries (ITV2) 9pm-10pm
439k (1.97%) / 165k (0.98%) +1
The US teen drama ended its third season with one of its biggest overnights of the series.
Across its 22-part run, the show averaged 417k (1.73%) / 125k (0.73%) +1 – in line with ITV2’s slot average.
Alcatraz (Watch) 9pm-10pm
396k (1.78%) / 46k (0.27%)
The US mystery thriller, which has been axed after one season by Fox, is nearing the end of its 13-part run.
Despite drawing one of the lowest overnights of the series, it remained comfortably above Watch’s slot average of 180k (0.75%).
Unforgettable (Sky Living) 9pm-10pm
115k (0.52%) / 37k (0.22%) +1
The US crime drama, recently cancelled by CBS after just one season, drew to a close with one of its lowest overnights of the run.
The 20-part series averaged 170k (0.7%) / 37k (0.2%) +1 – marginally above Sky Living’s slot average of 148k (0.6%).
Murdoch Mysteries (Alibi) 9pm-10pm
148k (0.66%) / 36k (0.22%) +1
The fifth series of the period crime drama ended its latest run.
The 13-part series averaged 168k (0.7%) / 33k (0.2%) +1 – above Alibi’s slot average of 130k (0.5%).
Mad Men (Sky Atlantic) 9pm-10pm
The US ad men drama continued to draw small numbers, more than half its series debut of 103k on 27 March. But it remained above Sky Atlantic’s slot average of 28k (0.1%).