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BBC One's 'Outcasts' slumps to 2.9m

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New BBC drama Outcasts shed more than one million viewers on Monday evening and lost out to ITV's The Biggest Loser in primetime, the latest audience data has revealed.

Outcasts, about a group of pioneers attempting to build a new life on another planet, averaged 2.95m (11.8%) for BBC One from 9pm, down 1.5m on last Monday's debut episode.

The drama was outperformed by The Biggest Loser in the 9pm hour, after the weight-loss reality show pulled in 4.03m (16.1%) on ITV1 and 157k (0.9%) on ITV1+1.

Earlier, The One Show grabbed 4.89m (22%) on BBC One from 7pm, before Inside Out took 3.43m (14.3%). The Lakes entertained 3.85m (15.3%) on ITV1 from 8pm and 61k (0.2%) on +1.

Panorama: Wikileaks - The Secret Story mustered 2.16m (8.4%) on BBC One from 8.30pm and A Question Of Sport fetched 2.46m (16.7%) from 10.30pm.

Channel 4's Coach Trip returned with a solid 1.82m (11%) from 5.30pm and 278k (1.3%) on timeshift. The reality programme soundly beat Channel 5's new magazine show OK! TV, which entertained a rather modest 449k (2.1%).

Later on Channel 4, Dispatches: Lessons in Hate and Violence fetched 1.13m (4.4%) from 8pm and 204k (0.8%) on +1. It was followed by One Born Every Minute, which had 2.78m (11.1%) and 374k (2%) on timeshift. Alan Carr: Chatty Man talked to 1.23m (7%) from 10pm and 199k (2.2%) on +1.

Channel 5's How Do They Do It? mustered 755k (3.1%) from 7.30pm, before The Gadget Show returned with 1.13m (4.4%) in the 8pm hour. Royal Navy Caribbean Patrol sailed in with 1.96m (7.9%) in the 9pm hour, before Steven Seagal Vs Justin Lee Collins captivated 974k (5.4%). A screening of Half Past Dead was watched by 974k (5.4%) from 11.15pm.

Over on BBC Two, Geert Wilders: Europe's Most Dangerous Man? took 790k (3.4%) from 7pm. University Challenge and Baking Made Easy mustered 2.66m (10.5%) and 2.17m (8.4%) respectively in the 8pm hour. Horizon: How to Mend A Broken Heart educated 1.33m (5.3%) in the 9pm hour, before Episodes amused 1.12m (5.5%). Later, series four of Mad Men had 270k (3.6%) from 11.30pm.

Overall, ITV1 won primetime with 25.3% against BBC One's 17.6%. Channel 4 came third with 6.4% (+1: 0.9%), followed by BBC Two with 5.9% and Channel 5 with 4.9%.

Glee averaged 1.36m (5.4%) for digital channel E4 from 9pm, the biggest multichannel audience of the night. A further 283k (1.6%) watched the musical comedy on E4+1.

BARB ratings data supplied by Attentional

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