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'Trollied' debuts with 1.1m on Sky1

Sky1's new comedy Trollied launched with more than 1m viewers on Thursday night, while Torchwood continued to shed viewers, according to the latest audience data.

A double bill of Trollied, starring Jane Horrocks, Mark Addy and Jason Watkins, averaged 1.15m (5%) and 980k (4.3%) for Sky1 in the 9pm hour.

Also in the 9pm hour, Torchwood: Miracle Day continued with 3.98m (17.4%) on BBC One, down by 150k week-on-week. However, the Doctor Who spinoff outperformed crime drama Single Handed, which entertained 2.73m (11.9%) on ITV1 and 138k (0.8%) on +1. The Killing USA gripped 1.14m (5%) on Channel 4 from 9pm, and 203k (1.1%) on timeshift.

Traffic Cops had 4.05m (18.2%) on BBC One in the 8pm hour and Michael McIntyre: Hello Wembley! pulled in 1.94m (15.4%) from 10.45pm, while Piers Morgan Life Stories was seen by 1.22m (9.2%) on ITV1.

On BBC Two, Madagascar mustered 1.48m (7.6%) from 7pm and Rick Stein's Spain had 2.33m (10.5%) in the 8pm hour, along with 186k (0.9%) on BBC HD. Town with Nicholas Crane fetched 2.62m (8.7%) in the 9pm hour and Have I Got Old News For You amused 1.42m (7.4%) from 10pm.

Channel 4's Help! My House Is Falling Down interested 1.33m (6%) in the 8pm hour and 241k (1.1%) on +1. Coppers amused 1.01m (5.8%) from 10pm and 191k (1.8%) on timeshift.

How Do They Do It? grabbed 601k (3%) on Channel 5 in the 7pm hour. Aircrash interested 1.01m (4.5%) in the 8pm hour and Cowboy Builders attracted 1.77m (7.3%) from 9pm. Amy Winehouse: The Untold Story was seen by 1.2m (7%) from 10pm and fly-on-the-wall series Candy Bar Girls appealed to 432k (4.1%) from 11pm.

Overall, BBC One won primetime with 20.5% against ITV1's 18.6% (+1: 0.5%). BBC Two ranked in third with 9.2%, ahead of Channel 5's 5.3% and Channel 4's 5% (+1: 0.8%).

Elsewhere, Peter Andre Here 2 Help averaged 707k (3.1%) for ITV2 in the 9pm hour and 141k (0.8%) on +1.

BARB ratings data supplied by Attentional
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