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Soaps Ratings Roundup: March 30

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Soaps Ratings Roundup: March 30
ITV's Coronation Street was the most watched soap last night, with 10.3m and 9.3m tuning in for the broadcaster's double Weatherfield instalment.

The show's two outings, which saw Peter accidentally starting a fire in the flat above the bookies and the locals trying to save him and his son Simon, averaged 9.3m (41.4%) and 10.27m (42.6%) at 7.30pm and 8.30pm, respectively.

ITV2's repeats between 11.30pm and 12.30am added a further 179k (2.7%) and 175k (3.8%).

EastEnders, meanwhile, drew 9.56m (40.8%) for its first episode of wedding week. BBC Three's 10pm repeat was the most watched multichannel programme of the day, adding 740k (4.2%).

Emmerdale's screening at 7pm, during which Lexi warned Chas to stay away from the wedding, interested 6.86m (33.5%)

Channel 4's Hollyoaks saw its ratings breach the 2m mark for the first time since early February, with 2.01m (10.4%) tuning in to its regular 6.30pm slot last night. Its timeshift repeat on Channel 4+1 logged 111k (0.6%).

E4's first look put in 692k (3.8%) at 7pm.

BBC One's daily medical drama Doctors pulled in 1.82m (26.6%) for its episode titled 'Strange Little Girl'.

Last night's edition of Neighbours, which saw Paul realise that he's lost Rebecca forever, took 1.5m (10.6%) at 5.30pm on Five, before Fiver's repeat at 7pm added 246k (1.3%).

Home and Away averaged 1.27m (7.3%) in its traditional 6pm slot on Five, while the first look on Fiver took 647k (3.7%) 30 minutes later.

Ratings data supplied by Attentional Get the Inside Soap magazine on your iPhone or iPad

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