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Death Comes to Pemberley concludes with 4.4m on BBC One

Death Comes to Pemberley continued to pull in viewers for BBC One with an audience of 4.43 million on Saturday (December 28).

20% of the audience share tuned in to watch the conclusion of the PD James adaptation, which serves as a follow-up to Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice, at 9pm.

Matthew Rhys as Darcy and Anna Maxwell-Martin as Elizabeth in Death Comes to Pemberley

© BBC / Origin Pictures

Death Comes to Pemberley

Meanwhile, a new series of All Star Family Fortunes managed to top the night's ratings for ITV. 4.84m viewers (22.68%) saw the Dancing on Ice team take on the cast of Coronation Street in the series premiere at 7pm.

Back on BBC One, a showing of Disney Pixar's Up pulled in 3.55m (16.5%) at 6.50pm, while Atlantis dropped 1.9m viewers from last week, with the season finale attracting 3.67m (15.8%) at 8.15pm.

Over on BBC Two, Dad's Army was seen by 1.93m (8.84%) at 7.30pm, while a repeat of 2010 documentary 100 Years of the Palladium attracted 1.8m (7.84%) at 8pm.

Sci-fi drama I am Number Four, starring Alex Pettyfer and Dianna Agron, pulled in 1.46m (6.89%) at 9pm.

Back to ITV, a festive edition of Phillip Schofield's The Cube brought in 4.08m (17.84%) at 8pm, followed by The Jonathan Ross Show at 9pm, with 2.85m (13.08%) tuning in to see interviews with John Bishop, Jamie Oliver, Ray Winstone and David Attenborough.

Disney-Pixar's 'Up' (2009)

© Disney/Pixar


Alex Pettyfer in 'I Am Number Four'

I Am Number Four

Channel 4's broadcast of The Italian Job pulled in 1.12m (5.07%) at 7pm, while a countdown of The 50 Funniest Moments of 2013 amused 1.48m (7.17%) at 9pm.

Channel 5's biggest primetime ratings came from Taylor Lautner movie Abduction, which attracted 1.33m (6.51%) at 9pm. Earlier in the evening, the third heat of World's Strongest Man was watched by 915,000 (3.97%) at 8pm.

BBC Three topped the multichannel ratings, with a showing of Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa pulling in 922k (4.04%) at 8.15pm.

Ray Winstone's new two-part drama Moonfleet opened to 582k (2.53%) at 8pm on Sky1.

BARB ratings data supplied by Attentional
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