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'Emmerdale' beats 'EastEnders' in Thursday ratings

Emmerdale came out on top in the soap ratings on Thursday, according to overnight data.

Cameron's prison van escape was seen by 7.06 million (35.5%) at 7pm on ITV (125,000/0.6% on +1). The aftermath attracted 6.62m (29.7%) at 8pm (198k/0.9%).

Cameron's prison van is held up.


Cameron's prison van is held up.

Dexter admits to Patrick that he is worried about how his mum will cope should anything happen to him.


Dexter admits to Patrick that he is worried.

BBC One's EastEnders brought in 6.74m (32.8%) at 7.30pm, as Dexter dashed from the hospital ahead of his operation. Waterloo Road gathered 3.02m (13.7%) at 8pm.

On Channel 4, Hollyoaks interested 854k (4.6%) at 6.30pm, while E4's first-look was seen by 567k (2.8%) at 7pm (109k/0.5%).

E4's latest episode of Hollyoaks Later appealed to 414k (2.6%) at 10pm (106k/1.3%).

Earlier, BBC One's Doctors attracted 1.27m (19.5%) at 1.45pm.

On Channel 5, Home & Away entertained 257k (3.9%) at 1.15pm and 732k (4.4%) at 6pm. 5*'s first-look gathered 432k (2.3%) at 6.30pm.

Neighbours was seen by 667k (10.2%) at 1.45pm and 842k (5.9%) at 5.30pm.

BARB ratings data supplied by Attentional

Digital Spy Soap Scoop video - press play below to watch Amie Parker-Williams reveal gossip on the Hollyoaks bomb drama, Emmerdale siege, Coronation Street Platt revelations and Jack's EastEnders exit.

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