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'Coronation Street' ratings rock solid for Sunday night episode

After spending the night in the B&B, Peter tells Simon that they are going on an adventure. Simon panics and tells Peter he just wants to be around Leanne


Coronation Street's Sunday evening edition retained a respectable 7 million viewers yesterday (July 15), overnight data shows.

At 7.30pm, an episode which saw Peter prepare to flee Weatherfield with Simon attracted 6.6m (29.3%) to ITV1, adding 396k (1.7%) an hour later on +1.

This comes despite a 500k lower lead-in from Emmerdale, which could only muster 4.56m (22.4%) at 7pm.

The excitement of taking a job offer in New Zealand quickly fades for Paddy and Rhona as the news is broken to Marlon
Marlon Dingle's ultimatum to Paddy and Rhona over his son Leo was seen by a further 342k (1.5%) on timeshift.

The Coronation Street Omnibus was screened in the morning to an audience of 319k (4%), a marginal improvement on last week's figure.

The Hollyoaks Omnibus, meanwhile, managed just 60k (0.8%) from the early time of 8.45am.

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