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Tanya's car crash wedding nabs nearly 9m

EastEnders - Tanya Branning (Jo Joyner) in her wedding dress with Max Branning (Jake Wood)


Tanya's disastrous wedding day helped EastEnders pile on the viewers on Thursday evening, the latest overnight data has revealed.

EastEnders averaged 8.91m (41.5%) on BBC One from 7.30pm, up 1.23m week-on-week, as Max and Abi had a car accident on the day of Tanya's wedding to Greg. An additional 1.37m (6.9%) saw BBC Three's repeat screening from 10pm.

On Coronation Street, Liz's decision to leave The Rovers following Jim's dramatic armed robbery was seen by 8.07m (33.6%) on ITV1 from 8.30pm and 229k (1%) on +1.

Also on ITV1, Emmerdale grabbed 6.69m (33.6%) from 7pm as Jimmy succumbed to Kelly's charms. Nicola's desperate move to get rid of Kelly was watched by 7.03m (31.7%) from 8pm and 140k (0.6%) on +1.

Elsewhere, Hollyoaks brought in 1.12m (6.1%) on Channel 4 from 6.30pm, and E4's first look at the next episode mustered 496k (2.5%) from 7pm.

Earlier in the day, Doctors took 1.58m (20.7%) on BBC One from 1.45pm, while Neighbours had 742k (9.7%) on Channel 5. The Neighbours repeat screening lured 1.26m (8.9%) from 5.30pm.

Home & Away fetched 849k (4.9%) from 6pm, before 5*'s first look at the next episode entertained 426k (2.3%) from 6.30pm.

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