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BBC Three's 'Small Teen' doc pulls in 1m

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BBC Three documentary Small Teen, Big World was watched by over 1m viewers on Tuesday evening, according to the latest audience figures.

The programme, which documented the life of 3ft 8in tall 16-year-old Jasmine Burkitt, averaged 1.1m (5%) for BBC Three in the 9pm hour, which was the largest multichannel audience of the night.

Holby City brought in 5.35m (25.5%) for BBC One in the 8pm hour, beating Piers Morgan On Hollywood, which took 2.08m (9.9%) on ITV1.

New Tricks attracted 3.66m (16.6%) to BBC One in the 9pm hour, outperforming The Bill, which secured just 2.64m (12%). However, the latter programme pulled in a further 147k (0.7%) on ITV1 HD.

Later on BBC One, new series The Bionic Vet appealed to 1.92m (12.7%) between 10.45pm and 11.15pm.

EastEnders took the biggest soap audience of the night, with 8.09m (39.5%) watching on BBC One between 7.30pm and 8pm. The show pulled in a further 1.05m (5.2%) when it was repeated on BBC Three from 10pm.

Children's Hospital secured 2.51m (12.3%) for ITV1 between 7.30pm and 8pm.

BBC Two's live coverage of the European Athletics Championships brought in 1.75m (9%) between 6pm and 9pm. An additional 191k (0.9%) watched the coverage on BBC HD.

After the athletics, sketch show That Mitchell And Webb Look secured 1.6m (7.4%) for BBC Two between 9pm and 9.30pm. Comedy panel show Shooting Stars brought in 1.55m (7%) between 9.30pm and 10pm. It was followed by sitcom Miranda, which grabbed 1.29m (6.5%).

The Ugly Face Of Beauty secured 1.43m (6.8%) on Channel 4 in the 8pm hour, with a further 157k (0.7%) watching the show on Channel 4 +1.

The Fairy Jobmother took 1.81m (8.2%) in the 9pm hour and 136k (0.7%) on timeshift. It was followed by Big Brother, which pulled in 2.44m (14%) between 10pm and 11.10pm, and 186k (2%) on timeshift.

Michaela's Zoo Babies appealed to 386k (1.29) for Five between 7.30pm and 8pm, before documentary Ship Rescue: The Devon Disaster took 1.26m (6%). CSI: Miami grabbed 2.13m (9.7%) for Five in the 9pm hour.

Overall, BBC One dominated primetime with 22.5% compared to ITV1's 12.8%. BBC Two came in third with 8.2%, followed by Channel 4 with 7.9% (+1: 0.8%) and Five with 6.2%.

Elsewhere, Ride Of My Life: The Story Of The Bicycle appealed to 659k (3%) on BBC Four in the 9pm hour, which was the sixth biggest multichannel audience of the night.

BARB ratings data supplied by Attentional

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