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Robbie Williams's Soccer Aid more popular than BAFTAs on Sunday night

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Patrick Kielty at Old Trafford for Soccer Aid.

© PA Images / Dave Howarth/PA Wire

ITV1's four-hour coverage of Soccer Aid 2012 scored an average audience of 4.5m last night (Sunday, May 27), slightly less than its previous match.

The Robbie Williams charity football match, won by England, took 4.33m (22.9%) from 6pm and 180k on +1, peaking with 6.7m at around 9.30pm.

Meanwhile, the BAFTA TV Awards dazzled 3.53m (16.2%) on BBC One between 8pm and 10pm, down almost 2 million viewers on last year's ceremony.

The Voice UK's semi-final results show grabbed 4.68m (26.5%) at 7.15pm, prior to which 4.01m (27.2%) watched Countryfile.

Rolf Harris with the Bafta Fellowship Award at the Arqiva British Academy Television Awards 2012 at the Royal Festival Hall, London.
Once Upon a Time continued steadily on Channel 5 with 1.09m (5.2%) in the 8pm junction and 107k an hour later on +1. Countdown show Britain's Funniest Comedy Characters followed the American fairytale drama with 740k (4.3%). Test cricket highlights had 847k (4.9%) at 7pm.

Meanwhile, BBC Two's factual combination of Indian Ocean with Simon Reeve (1.8m/8.5%) and Coast (1.98m/8.8%) continued to pay dividends with decent figures.

Channel 4's Come Dine with Me served up 1.09m (5.1%) from 8pm (+1: 274k), then movie The Lovely Bones appealed to 958k (5.2%) at 9pm, adding 193k on timeshift.

Overall, ITV1 topped primetime with 22.3% (+1: 0.9%), beating BBC One's 19.2%. BBC Two claimed third place with 6.9%, ahead of Channel 4's 4.9% (+1: 1.1%), and Channel 5's 4.4% (+1: 0.3%).

Elsewhere, Family Guy maintained a strong 1.26m (6.1%) and 987k (5.6%) for BBC Three, while The Only Way Is Essex logged 930k (3%) for ITV2 and 231k on +1, and Desperate Housewives attracted 597k (3.4%) to E4 (+1: 163k).

BARB ratings data supplied by Attentional

Watch Robbie Williams talking about Soccer Aid below:

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