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Live at Edinburgh Castle averages 3.6 million on BBC One

Live at Edinburgh Castle was watched by more than 3.6 million viewers on BBC One last night (July 19), according to overnight figures.

Presented by Alex Jones, the music concert featuring the likes of Kaiser Chiefs, Paloma Faith and Culture Club averaged 3.64m (19.8%) from 8.30pm.

Live at Edinburgh Castle: Paloma Faith


Paloma Faith in Edinburgh

Earlier on the channel, A Question of Sport: Super Saturday was enjoyed by 2.71m (17.4%) from 7pm.

On BBC Two, The Men Who Made Us Spend had 862k (4.6%) in the 9pm hour.

ITV's Tipping Point: Lucky Stars entertained 2.89m (17.4%) from 7.30pm. It was followed by an airing of Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace, which managed 1.15m (6.9%).

On Channel 4, repeats of Restoration Man and Grand Designs grabbed 537k (3.4%) and 947k (5.5%) respectively before Rise of the Planet of the Apes, starring James Franco, was caught by 2.79m (15.2%) between 9pm and 11pm.

James Franco in 'Rise of the Planet of the Apes'

Rise of the Planet of the Apes

Channel 5's Big Brother coverage averaged 974k (5.2%) from 9pm, with Bit on the Psych taking 401k (3.8%) late in the 11pm hour.

In between, Benefits Britain: Life on the Dole was seen by 515k (2.9%).

The multichannels was topped by ITV3's Foyle's War, which appealed to 942k (5.1%) from 9pm.

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