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'Long Lost Family' tracks down 4.5m

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Davina McCall

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New ITV1 series Long Lost Family tracked down 4.5m on Thursday evening, outperforming an episode of New Tricks, the latest audience data has revealed.

Long Lost Family, featuring Davina McCall and Nicky Campbell reuniting lost family members, averaged 4.53m (21.2%) for ITV1 in the 9pm hour and 229k (1.3%) on +1. The show proved too strong for New Tricks, which grabbed 3.41m (16.6%) on BBC One.

Earlier, Tonight: The Great British Wedding enchanted 2.77m (14.8%) on ITV1 from 7.30pm and Watchdog had 3.71m (18.4%) on BBC One in the 8pm hour. Documentary Jon Venables: What Went Wrong? had 2.3m (16.6%) on BBC One from 10.45pm.

B&B reality series Three In A Bed attracted 1.01m (5%) to Channel 4 in the 8pm hour and 259k (1.2%) on +1. The Sex Education Show: Stop Pimping Our Kids was seen by 1.22m (5.7%) in the 9pm hour and 215k (1.2%) on +1. 10 O'Clock Live entertained 650k (3.7%).

Over at BBC Two, Live Snooker - The World Championship pocketed 1.14m (6.4%) in the 7pm hour, before The Animal's Guide To Britain took 1.31m (6.5%) from 8pm. A History Of Celtic Britain appealed to 1.61m (7.5%) in the 9pm hour and Rhod Gilbert's Work Experience amused 920k (4.7%) from 10pm.

Channel 5's How Do They Do It? educated 478k (2.6%) from 7.30pm, before documentary Gladiator: The True Story grabbed 673k (3.3%) in the 8pm hour. The Most Shocking Talent Show Moments appealed to 1.37m (8.3%) from 10pm.

Overall, ITV1 won primetime with 22.8% (+1: 0.7%) against BBC One's 20.7%. BBC Two came in third with 6.3%, ahead of Channel 5 with 4.8% and Channel 4 with 4.4% (+1: 0.9%).

Elsewhere, comedy panel show Celebrity Juice amused 1.17m (6.2%) on ITV2 from 10pm, the biggest multichannel audience of the night. A further 314k (2.8%) watched the show on timeshift.

Misbehaving Mums-To-Be shocked 477k (2.2%) on BBC Three in the 9pm hour, down 533k week-on-week. Russell Howard's Good News entertained 913k (5.8%) on the channel from 10.30pm.

BARB ratings data supplied by Attentional

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