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New Frankie Boyle comedy debuts to 1.3m

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The first solo series from Glaswegian comic Frankie Boyle debuted to a modest 1.3m on Tuesday evening, according to overnight audience data.

Frankie Boyle's Tramadol Nights averaged 1.36m (6.5%) for Channel 4 between 10pm and 10.45pm. A further 181k (1.6%) watched the show an hour later. The programme was followed by more new comedy on Channel 4, as The Morgana Show amused 780k (5.2%) and 87k (1.2%) on timeshift.

On ITV1, Linford Christie's elimination from I'm a Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here! entertained 8.52m (31.9%) between 8.30pm and 10pm. River Monsters and All New Family Fortunes mustered respective audiences of 3.05m (11.9%) and 4.21m (16.6%) on ITV1 from 7.30pm. Later, documentary Olly Murs Revealed appealed to 1.42m (10.9%) from 10.45pm.

The One Show brought in 5.85m (23.8%) on BBC One from 7pm, before Holby City fetched 5.95m (22.7%) in the 8pm hour. Turn Back Time: The High Street mustered 4.58m (17.2%) from 9pm.

On Channel 4, Kirsty's Homemade Home grabbed 1.91m (7.3%) in the 8pm hour and 192k (0.7%) on +1. The Family continued with 620k (2.3%) from 9pm and 112k (0.6%) on timeshift.

BBC Two's Coast pulled in 2.07m (8.3%) from 7pm. Alan Titchmarsh's Garden Secrets captivated 2.02m (7.7%) in the 8pm hour, before The Foods That Makes Billions educated 1.48m (5.6%). Comedy Miranda appealed to 1.02m (4.8%) from 10pm.

On Channel 5, Street Market Chefs entertained 428k (1.7%) from 7.30pm. It was followed by Sea Patrol UK, which thrilled 1.25m (4.8%). CSI: Miami and CSI: NY grabbed respective audiences of 1.95m (7.3%) and 1.31m (6.8%) from 9pm.

Overall, ITV1 won primetime with 24% against BBC One's 22.9%. BBC Two came in third with 6.7%, followed by Channel 5 with 4.9% and Channel 4 with 4.7% (+1: 0.6%).

Elsewhere, I'm a Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here Now! brought in 1.13m (6%) on ITV2 from 10pm and 154k (1.6%) on timeshift. The show was preceded by a new episode of The Vampire Diaries, which grabbed 453k (1.7%) and 162k (1.9%) an hour later.

However, the biggest multichannel audience went to coverage of West Ham's Carling Cup victory over Manchester United, which pulled in 1.38m (5.2%) on Sky Sports 1 from 7.30pm

BARB ratings data supplied by Attentional

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