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'Britain's Got Talent' wins Sunday with 8.14m on ITV

Britain's Got Talent was easily the most watched show on Sunday evening, overnight data has revealed.

An average of 8.14 million viewers (38.0%) tuned in to see Simon Cowell and his fellow judges pick their finalists at 8pm. However, this is 700,000 less than last Saturday's (May 19) episode. A further 431k (2.0%) tuned in on +1.

Britain's Got Talent: The judges deliberate

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The judges deliberate on Britain's Got Talent

Earlier, Stephen Mulhern's Celebrity Catchphrase entertained 4.23m (24.9%) at 7pm.

On BBC One, Countryfile was seen by 4.54m (23.5%) at 7.30pm. Hugh Dennis's My Hero tribute to Ronnie Barker attracted 2.18m (15.6%) at 10.30pm.

Jason Isaacs drama Case Histories appeared to struggle against Talent, as it lost around 1.4m viewers from last week's premiere, falling to 3.47m (16.0%) at 8.30pm.

BBC Two's Ice Age Giants brought in 1.59m (7.1%) at 8.30pm, followed by Australia with Simon Reeve with 2.34m (11.8%) at 9.30pm.

Clare Balding

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Clare Balding

On Channel 4, Clare Balding's Secrets of a Suffragette was seen by 856k (4.0%) at 8pm (171k/0.8% on +1).

Channel 5's cricket coverage scored 661k (3.9%) at 7pm, while a broadcast of the horror movie Drag Me To Hell won 825k (4.3%) at 9pm.

On ITV2, Britain's Got More Talent grabbed 599k (2.8%) at 9pm, with a further 217k (1.3%) on +1.

BARB ratings data supplied by Attentional
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