CHANNEL 4'S documentary on the collapse of the World Trade Centre buildings on Thursday (13 December) secured the channel's second highest audience of the year so far, writes Jon Rogers.
According to unofficial overnights, How the Twin Towers Collapsed at 21.00 garnered 4.7 million (22.7 per cent share), peaking at 5.1 million.

The figures put the programme equal second with the film East is East, but behind Big Brother. BBC 2's The Journey - Everyman at 21.00 had 700,000 (3.5 per cent).

BBC 1's Threads of Life on Sunday (16 December) at 21.00 informed 4.9 million (19.8 per cent), while ITV 1's Who Wants to be a Millionaire - Couples? at 21.00 secured the show's best audience figures this autumn with 10.9 million (44.2 per cent).

The British Comedy Awards on ITV 1 on Saturday (15 December) at 21.00 entertained 6 million (30.1 per cent), while BBC 1's repeat of The Vicar of Dibley at 21.15 had 5.9 million (28.3 per cent).

Wednesday (12 December) saw ITV 1's one-off drama Hot Money entice 9 million (44.1 per cent) at 21.00, while BBC 1's Panorama special at 21.00 had 3.8 million (17.2 per cent) and Bigamy at 22.35 took 2.7 million (19.3 per cent).

BBC 2's When Louis met the Hamiltons on Tuesday (11 December) at 21.00 had 3.8 million (17.7 per cent) while the final Sleepers at 21.00 on C4 pulled in 1.9 million (8.5 per cent).