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BAFTA Film Awards draws audience of 3.6m

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BAFTA Film Awards draws audience of 3.6m
Last night's BAFTA Film Awards failed to make a great impact in the ratings, early viewing figures show.

The coverage, which was broadcast on BBC One between 9pm and 11pm, averaged 3.58m (15.2%). Earlier, at 8pm, Lark Rise To Candleford put in 6.14m (21.6%).

> Click here for a full list of winners from the BAFTA Film Awards 2010

BBC Two's live coverage of the Winter Olympics attracted 3.13m (11.5%) between 8pm and 10.15pm.

Dancing On Ice took 7.81m (28.9%) for ITV1 between 6.45pm and 8.30pm, then the results show grabbed 7.01m (26.8%) at 9.30pm. Wild At Heart, which aired between the two DOI shows, pulled in 6.42m (22.9%).

Fantastic Four: Rise Of The Silver Surfer and Predator interested 2.56m (9.1%) and 1.13m (6.1%) for Channel 4 at 8pm and 9.45pm respectively.

Happy Gilmore put in 1.69m (6.3%) for Five between 6.45pm and 8.30pm, then The Wedding Singer had 1.29m (4.9%).

Overall, ITV1 came top during primetime with an average share of 24.2% to BBC One's 19.9%. BBC Two was third with 10.4%, followed by Channel 4 with 6.4% (+1: 0.9%) and Five's 5.3%.

Elsewhere, the penultimate episode of Being Human logged 818k (3%) for BBC Three. The 9pm instalment topped last week's performance of 700k (2.7%), but was beaten during the hour by BBC Four's Indian Hill Railways.

Also on the multichannel stations last night, 24 drew 512k (1.9%) for Sky1 at 9pm, and the 10pm screening of the next episode of Heroes attracted 539k (2.6%) for BBC Three during the 10pm hour.

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