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Anna Friel's 'Without You' gets 6.3m on ITV1

Anna Friel attending the launch party of 'Your Moment Is Waiting' at the Saatchi Gallery in London


New ITV1 drama Without You starring Anna Friel and Marc Warren drew a strong 6.34m (26.4%) from 9pm, helping the channel win Thursday night.

Overnight figures also reveal that 3.35m (14.5%) tuned in for Tonight from 7.30pm and 1.8m (10.9%) watched Piers Morgan's Life Stories from 10.35pm.

BBC One's DIY SOS fixed up an audience of 3m (12%) in the 8pm hour, with The Manor Reborn following from 9pm (3.02m/12.5%). Question Time got 2.36m (18.9%) from 10.35pm.

BBC Two's live snooker saw 1.01m (4.4%) turn up from 7pm. MasterChef: The Professionals from 8pm (2.71m/10.9%), Rev from 9pm (1.24m/5.1%), Life's Too Short from 9.30pm (1m/4.2%) and Frank Skinner's Opinionated from 10pm (1.28m/6.4%) rounded off primetime for the channel.

Grand Designs attracted 1.71m (6.9%) on Channel 4, with a further 420k (1.7%) on +1. Living with the Amish took 1.52m (6.3%) from 9pm (+1: 325k/1.8%) and The Million Pound Drop won 1.46m (9.3%) from 10pm (+1: 119k/1.4%).

The Mentalist continued to perform well for Channel 5 with 1.46m (6.1%) in the 9pm hour. It's All About Amy continued the night with 476k (2.6%) from 10pm, while Highland Emergency from 7.30pm (694k/3%) and Fairground Attractions from 8pm (828k/3.3%) were shown earlier in the evening.

Overall, ITV1 secured primetime victory with 25.4% (+1: 0.8%) - BBC One behind with 18.4%. BBC Two took 6.4% ahead of Channel 4 with 6.1% (+1: 1.2%). Channel 5 ended up with 3.5%.

On the multichannels, The Big Bang Theory amused 667k (2.7%) from 8pm on E4 with an extra 228k (0.9%) on +1.

BARB ratings data supplied by Attentional
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