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'New Tricks' solves the case with 8.3m

Detective Superintendent Sandra Pullman from 'New Tricks'


Series eight of New Tricks stayed well above 8m viewers on Monday night, as Jason Manford's Show Me The Funny continued to struggle, according to the latest audience data.

A new episode of the crime drama, titled 'Setting Out Your Stall', was seen by 8.28m (35.2%) on BBC One from 9pm. Meanwhile, Show Me The Funny, a search for the next stand-up comedy superstar, continued with just 2.48m (10.6%) on ITV1 and 146k (0.8%) on +1.

Fake Britain fetched 3.05m (14.6%) on BBC One from 7.30pm, while Countrywise Kitchen served up 2.93m (13.3%) on ITV1 from 8pm. Panorama grabbed 2.67m (11.7%) on BBC One from 8.30pm.

Victorian Pharmacy and new science series Wonderstuff scooped 710k (3.7%) and 1.16m (5.5%) respectively on BBC Two in the 7pm hour. University Challenge and Antiques Master captivated 2.46m (11.1%) and 1.8m (7.9%) in the 8pm hour. The Life of Muhammad concluded with 1.2m (5.1%) from 9pm and QI amused 1.52m (7.6%) from 10pm.

Dispatches pulled in 1.27m (5.6%) on Channel 4 in the 8pm hour and 152k (0.6%) on +1. Embarrassing Bodies enthralled 1.89m (8.1%) from 9pm and 313k (1.7%) on timeshift. Comedy drama Sirens continued with 950k (5.3%) from 10pm.

Highlights coverage of England's triumphant victory against India in the cricket was enjoyed by 1.3m (6.5%) on Channel 5 in the 7pm hour. Police Interceptors arrested 1.24m (5.5%) from 8pm and a showing of Into The Blue mustered 907k (4.6%) from 9pm.

Overall, BBC One won primetime with 25.3% against ITV1's 20.2% (+1: 0.5%). BBC Two came in third place with 6.6%, followed by Channel 4's 5.8% (+1: 0.9%) and Channel 5's 5%.

Elsewhere, Small Teen, Bigger World averaged 676k (2.9%) for BBC Three in the 9pm hour. World's Craziest Fools entertained 719k (4.5%) on the channel from 10.30pm.

BARB ratings data supplied by Attentional
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