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'Frozen Planet' rises to 6.6m on BBC One

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Frozen Planet improved on last week's numbers to ensure that BBC One comfortably beat ITV1's football coverage on Wednesday, according to overnight audience figures.

The David Attenborough documentary series attracted 6.62m (27.2%) from 9pm, up 0.85m from the previous week.

That's Britain! earned 3.99m (17.1%) in the 8pm hour, with Who Do You Think You Are? USA generating 1.71m (13.7%) from 10.45pm.

ITV1 showed Champions League football for the majority of primetime. 3.54m (15%) turned up to see the clash between Bayer Leverkusen and Chelsea from 7.30pm, while 1.1m (8.2%) caught the highlights show UEFA Champions League: Extra Time.

BBC Two's Heir Hunters picked up 1.69m (7.69%) in the 7pm hour. MasterChef: The Professionals served 2.89m (12.4%) from 8pm, Your Money and How They Spend It rewarded 1.4m (5.8%) from 9pm and Life's Too Short amused 1.14m (5.8%) from 10pm.

Over on Channel 4, Kirstie's Handmade Britain had 1.62m (6.9%) from 8pm (+1: 187k/0.8%). Grand Designs took 2.09m (8.6%) in the 9pm hour (+1: 304k/1.7%) before Chris Moyles's Quiz Night entertained 1.31m (7.3%) with a further 149k (1.7%) on +1. Alan Carr: Chatty Man ended with 791k (8%) from 10.50pm.

Highland Emergency attended to 719k (3.2%) on Channel 5 from 7.30pm before Dangerous Drivers' School revved up 920k (3.95) from 8pm. Soho Blues was watched by 878k (3.6%) in the 9pm hour before Paul Merton's Adventures wrapped primetime up with 711k (4%).

Overall, BBC One (23.9%) eased ahead of ITV1 (15.5%; +1: 0.5%) in primetime. BBC Two took 8% to edge Channel 4, which had 6.5% (+1: 0.9%) and Channel 5 followed with 3.3%.

I'm a Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here Now! drew in 945k (5.4%) on ITV2 from 10pm.

BARB ratings data supplied by Attentional

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