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'Panorama' UK riots special interests 3.8m

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Riots taking place in Hackney, East London

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A Panorama special on the riots that engulfed the UK last week pulled in nearly 3.8m on Monday evening, while New Tricks came close to 9m, according to the latest audience data.

Panorama: The August Riots, covering the worst civil unrest in Britain for decades, was watched by 3.76m (15.8%) on BBC One from 8.30pm.

In the 9pm hour, Jason Manford's comedy talent show Show Me The Funny amused 1.88m (8.1%) on ITV1 and 138k (0.8%) on +1, as Alfie Moore became the fifth contestant to be eliminated after a disastrous gig in front of some rugby players.

However, the show was trounced by a new episode of New Tricks, titled 'The Gentlemen Vanishes', which climbed to 8.73m (36%) on BBC One, up nearly 600k week-on-week.

Bang Goes The Theory fetched 3.02m (14.6%) on BBC One from 7.30pm, and Countrywise Kitchen served up 2.83m (12.5%) on ITV1 from 8pm. A Question of Sport had 2.86m (19.4%) on BBC One from 10.45pm and a double bill of The Celebrity Apprentice USA grabbed 920k (9.8%) and 610k (10.2%) from 11.15pm.

Wonderstuff and Victorian Pharmacy scooped 950k (4.9%) and 860k (4.2%) respectively on BBC Two in the 7pm hour. University Challenge and Antiques Master captivated 2.71m (11.8%) and 1.8m (7.6%) in the 8pm hour. Horizon enthralled 1.29m (5.3%) from 9pm and Shooting Stars amused 1.33m (6.5%) from 10pm.

The Secret Life of Buildings continued with 500k (2.1%) on Channel 4 in the 8pm hour, before Concrete Circus - part of the Street Summer season - mustered 770k (3.4%) from 9pm and 143k (0.9%) on +1.

Channel 5's How Do They Do It? pulled in 415k (2%) from 7.30pm, before Police Interceptors arrested 1.15m (4.9%) from 8pm. A showing of War fetched 1.13m (5.4%) from 9pm.

Overall, BBC One dominated primetime with 26.3% against ITV1's 18.8% (+1: 0.5%). BBC Two came in third place with 6.5%, followed by Channel 5's 4.3% and Channel 4's 2.9% (+1: 0.5%).

Elsewhere, Gordon Ramsay's Hell's Kitchen USA continued on ITV2 with 477k (2%) from 10pm and 125k (0.7%) on +1. The Victoria Coren-hosted quiz show Only Connect returned for a fifth series on BBC Four with 611k (2.6%) from 8.30pm.

On BBC Three, Cherry's Cash Dilemmas entertained 632k (2.6%) in the 9pm hour and a repeat of Little Britain amused 860k (5.4%) from 10.30pm.

Coverage of Manchester City's win against Swansea was watched by 1.04m (4.7%) on Sky Sports 1 between 7pm and 10.30pm.

BARB ratings data supplied by Attentional

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