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'Coronation Street' Rosie kidnap pulls in 7.7m

John bounds and gags Rosie explaining he needs her to attend Fiz's trial


Coronation Street's extra Wednesday episode topped the soap ratings yesterday evening as history repeated itself for Rosie Webster and John Stape, overnight figures show.

Coronation Street pulled in 7.72m (33.1%) at 7.30pm and 391k (1.7%) on timeshift as John made the shock decision to kidnap Rosie for a second time.

Also airing at 7.30pm, BBC One's Waterloo Road was dented by Coronation Street, attracting 3.50m (15.0%) for the latest drama surrounding headteacher Michael.

Emmerdale appealed to 6.88m (32.3%) at 7pm and 157k (0.7%) on +1 as Sean continued to bother Aaron, while Hollyoaks entertained 1.19m (5.9%) at 6.30pm on Channel 4 as Lynsey remained in turmoil over evil Silas. Hollyoaks' first look airing continued to perform well with 535k (2.5%) on E4 and 175k (0.7%) on timeshift as Lynsey had a horrifying encounter with the serial killer.

Over on Channel 5, Neighbours had 617k (8.4%) at 1.45pm and 1.20m (7.6%) at 5.30pm, while Home and Away took 893k (4.9%) at 6pm for the continuing storm disaster storyline. 5*'s first look at the Summer Bay soap managed 463k (2.3%) at 6.30pm.

Elsewhere, the latest episode of Doctors - titled 'Silent Partner' - was seen by 1.64m (22.%) at 1.45pm.

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