Ireland’s final appearance in the Euro 2012 tournament peaked with more than 1.4m viewers.

Italy v Rep. of Ireland (BBC3) 7.30pm-10pm
970k (4.2%) / 141k (0.61%) HD

Chris Moyles’s Comedy Empire (BBC3) 10pm-10.30pm
409k (2.3%) / 29k (0.17%) HD

Live coverage of the Euro 2012 fixture peaked with 1.4m (6.17%) half an hour into the match at 8.15pm, according to overnight Barb figures supplied by Attentional.

It could not match that peak for the rest of the game, as Italy won 2-0.

The coverage was followed by an evening of stand-up comedy to launch the London 2012 Festival, hosted by Radio 1 DJ Chris Moyles.

However, it was more than 300k down on BBC3’s slot average of 725k (3.6%).

Ukraine’s Forgotten Children (BBC4) 9pm-10.30pm
306k (1.3%)

A film investigating state care for children in Ukraine, co-host of this year’s Euro football tournament, could not quite match BBC4’s slot average of 337k (1.44%).

The 90-minute documentary, produced by True Vision, saw film-maker Kate Blewett investigate the institutional care system in Ukraine – where ten times as many children are raised in care compared with England.

It was preceded by the first in a new three-part series, London on Film.

Compiled from archive material, the first instalment focussed on the West End and drew an audience of 383k (1.6%) from 8.30pm-9pm.

Prime Suspect USA (Universal) 10pm-11pm
162k (0.91%) / 45k (0.48%) +1

The US remake of the classic ITV detective drama debuted above Universal’s slot average of 142k (0.8%).

The 13-part series, which transports the series from Scotland Yard to a New York City homicide department, was not renewed by US network NBC after this initial run.

Revenge (E4) 9pm-10pm
514k (2.2%) / 110k (0.62%) +1

The US drama picked up on last week’s 487k and is edging closer to its debut audience of 613k on 28 May.

It remains comfortably above E4’s slot average of 245k (1%).

Ladyboys (Sky Living) 10pm-11pm
224k (1.26%) / 54k (0.58%) +1

The ob doc series about members of the transgender community in Thailand ended in line with the series average of 229k (1.21%) / 60k (0.6%) +1

The six-part run managed to double Sky Living’s slot average of 111k (0.6%).

Grimm (Watch) 9pm-10pm
359k (1.49%) / 40k (0.23%) +1

The fairytale-inspired US drama continued to perform in line with its series average to date of 360k – nearly 200k above Watch’s slot average.


Something’s Gotta Give (ITV2) 9pm-11.30pm
313k (1.65%) / 105k (0.88%) +1

The Square (Film4) 9pm-11.05pm
202k (0.98%) / 24k (0.18%) +1

Any Which Way You Can (ITV4) 7.45pm-10pm
198k (0.85%) / 2k (0.01%) +1

A Perfect Getaway (5*) 9pm-11pm
121k (0.58%) / 17k (0.13%) +1

Freakonomics (Sky Atlantic) 9pm-10.50pm
59k (0.27%)