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Manchester United's Champions League heartbreak watched by 9 million

Manchester United's Champions League controversial exit pulled in huge ratings for ITV last night (March 5), overnight data reveals.

Alex Ferguson's loss at the hands of José Mourinho's Real Madrid pulled in an average audience of 9.07 million (35.3%) from 7.30pm.

Champions League trophy

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Over on BBC One, the third part of crime drama Mayday kept a steady audience with 4.32 million (16.3%) at 9pm. Later in the evening, The Matt Lucas Awards amused 1.66 million (12.9%) at 10.45pm.

Alex Polizzi's The Fixer collected 1.86 million (7.3%) at 8pm on BBC Two. The Railway: Keeping Britain On Track followed at 9pm with 1.72 million (6.5%) and Sue Perkins's sitcom Heading Out fell to 740k (3.6%) at 10pm.

Channel 4 attracted 1.94 million (7.3%) at 9pm for 16 Kids And Counting and 1.13 million (6.9%) at 10pm for Shameless.

Dallas, season 2, episode 2, JR and John Ross

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Dallas on Channel 5

Mayday, BBC1, Sun 3 March 2013


Mayday on BBC One

Channel 5's CSI pulled in 1.41 million (5.3%) at 9pm, while CSI: New York gripped 775k (4.5%) at 10pm. The latest episode of Dallas continued to disappoint in its new later slot at 11pm with only 376k tuning in.

BBC Three's new army comedy Bluestone 42 started strong with 798k (4.2%) at 10pm, while Geordie Shore still proves popular for MTV with 282k (1.7%) in the same timeslot.

The latest Elementary episode on Sky Living was watched by 316k (1.19%) on Sky Living.

BARB ratings data supplied by Attentional
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