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'EastEnders' baby swap fallout nabs 10.2m

Kat is unsure as she feels they buried the name Tommy. She tells Alfie that she will think of a new name.


The controversial baby swap storyline kept EastEnders well above the 10 million mark on Monday evening, according to the latest audience data.

EastEnders averaged 10.2m (42.7%) for BBC One from 8pm, up 1.12m week-on-week, as Kat, Alfie, Jack and Roxy struggled to come to terms with Ronnie's confession. A further 1.09m (5.5%) caught the repeat on BBC Three from 10pm.

ITV1's Coronation Street was watched by 9.16m (42%) from 7.30pm and 193k (0.8%) on +1, as Maria finally told Chris the truth about her ordeal with Frank. A surprise move from Kevin pulled in 9.86m (41.5%) from 8.30pm.

On Emmerdale, 6.93m (35.3%) tuned in on ITV1 from 7pm as Jackson adopted a defeatist attitude after hearing bad news from his doctor. A further 124k (0.5%) watched the episode on +1.

Elsewhere, Hollyoaks managed 1.06m (5.8%) on Channel 4 from 6.30pm, before E4's first look at the next episode pulled in 375k (1.9%) from 7pm.

Earlier in the day, Doctors was seen by 1.56m (21.5%) between 1.45pm and 2.15pm, while Neighbours entertained 678k (9.4%) on Channel 5. A repeat of the Australian soap fetched 1.23m (9.2%) on the channel from 5.30pm.

Home & Away fetched 888k (5.5%) from 6pm, before 5*'s first look at the next episode entertained 500k (2.7%) from 6.30pm.

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

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