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'Sirens' sound with 1.6m on Channel 4

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Rhys Thomas in 'Sirens'

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Channel 4's Sirens opened with 1.6 million viewers on Monday evening, while ITV1 documentary Babies Behind Bars captivated 3.7m, the latest audience data has revealed.

Comedy drama Sirens, starring The Fast Show's Rhys Thomas, Game of Thrones star Richard Madden, and Facejacker's Kayvan Novak, averaged 1.62m (9%) for Channel 4 from 10pm, along with 236k (2.5%) on +1.

Babies Behind Bars, following the stories of pregnant inmates at a women's prison in the US, was watched by 3.75m (16.5%) in the 9pm hour and 158k (0.9%) on +1, easily outperforming Silent Witness's 2.69m (11.9%) on BBC One.

Earlier, Fake Britain fetched 2.75m (12.5%) on BBC One from 7.30pm, while The Unforgettable Kenny Everett entertained 3.03m (12.9%) on ITV1 from 8pm and 103k (0.4%) on timeshift. Panorama grabbed 2.35m (9.8%) on BBC One from 8.30pm.

Coverage of Wimbledon 2011 was seen by 3.33m (16.1%) on BBC Two between 6pm and 9.15pm. A further 218k (1.1%) watched the tennis on BBC HD up to 8pm, before highlights programme Today At Wimbledon grabbed 318k (1.3%) on the channel.

Made In Britain enchanted 2.11m (9.5%) on BBC Two from 9.15pm and 122k (0.5%) in HD. James May's Things You Need to Know had 1.23m (6.5%) from 10.15pm.

Channel 4's Dispatches pulled in 880k (3.7%) in the 8pm hour. Embarrassing Fat Bodies enthralled 2.37m (10.4%) from 9pm and 356k (2%) on +1. A screening of Trading Placing amused 570k (8.8%) from 10pm and 120k (3.4%) on timeshift.

How Do They Do It? appealed to 290k (1.3%) on Channel 5 from 7.30pm, before Police Interceptors switched on 995k (4.2%) from 8pm. The Restaurant Inspector judged 1.43m (6.3%) from 9pm. A showing of Freedomland mustered 597k (4.6%) from 10pm.

Overall, ITV1 won primetime with 22% (+1: 0.5%) against BBC One's 16.5%. BBC Two came in a strong third with 13.5%, followed by Channel 4 with 6.2% (+1: 0.7%) and Channel 5 with 3.8%.

Elsewhere, NCIS roused 569k (2.5%) on Five USA in the 9pm hour. Made In Chelsea bowed out with 403k (2.2%) on E4 from 10pm, down almost 80k week-on-week and one of the lowest audiences in its debut series.

World's Craziest Fools, presented by former A-Team star Mr. T, premiered with 616k (3.8%) on BBC Three from 10.30pm. Kill It, Cut It, Use It trimmed 613k (2.7%) in the 9pm hour.

BARB ratings data supplied by Attentional

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