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New look 'The One Show' holds steady

By
Alex Jones

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The One Show continued to perform well in the ratings on Monday night, a week after its relaunch, according to the latest audience data.

The magazine programme, which is now hosted by Alex Jones and Jason Manford, was watched by 4.29m (20.4%) on BBC One from 7pm, down only 250k week-on-week.

Later on BBC One, an edition of Who Do You Think You Are? starring comedian and actor Alexander Armstrong averaged 5.8m (23.1%) from 9pm.

The programme comfortably beat Real Crime With Mark Austin, after the factual show pulled in just 2.52m (10%) on ITV1 in the 9pm hour. Earlier on the channel, Countrywise brought in 3.43m (13.9%) from 8pm and 103k (0.4%) on ITV1 HD.

Saints And Scroungers attracted 3.52m (15.6%) to BBC One between 7.30pm and 8pm, before Panorama averaged 3.02m (12.2%) from 8.30pm.

Over on BBC Two, Dan Snow's Norman Walks brought in 1.28m (6.1%) from 7pm, before a repeat of Roger And Val Have Just Got In took 650k (2.9%).

University Challenge and Antiques Master secured respective audiences of 2.44m (9.8%) and 1.88m (7.6%) on BBC Two in the 8pm hour. Dragons' Den pulled in 2.69m (10.7%) for the channel from 9pm, before a new episode of Simon Amstell's sitcom Grandma's House averaged 1.06m (5%) from 10pm.

Dispatches: When Cousins Marry appealed to 1.4m (5.6%) on Channel 4 in the 8pm hour and 264k (1%) on Channel 4 +1. The programme was followed by The Hospital, which took 1.64m (6.5%) and 194k (1%) on timeshift. Big Brother was watched by 2.65m (14.4%) on Channel 4 from 10pm and 207k (2.2%) on Channel 4 +1.

Over on Five, How Do They Do It? appealed to 978k (4.4%) between 7.30pm and 8pm. It was followed by The Gadget Show, which averaged 1.26m (5.1%). A screening of action film Lethal Weapon 4 pulled in 1.43m (7.2%) for the channel between 9pm and 11.45pm.

Overall, BBC One won primetime with 20.8% against ITV1's 19.6% (HD: 0.5%). BBC Two came in third with 7.4%, followed by Channel 4 with 7.1% (+1: 0.7%) and Five with 5.1%.

Elsewhere, Monday Night Football secured the biggest multichannel audience of the night, with 1.4m (5.9%) watching coverage of Manchester City's win against Liverpool on Sky Sports 1 from 7pm.

A new episode of Britain's Next Top Model was watched by 240k (1%) on Living in the 9pm hour, down 92k week-on-week.

BARB ratings data supplied by Attentional

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