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'Lost' finale attracts 800,000 for Sky1

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'Lost' finale attracts 800,000 for Sky1
Last night's Lost finale averaged 800k for Sky1, according to early viewing figures.

The first part of the season five finale, which aired at 9pm, put in 835k (3.6%), while the second half was seen by 762k (4.5%) from 10pm.

Its nearest competitors, ITV2's Supernatural and BBC Three's Pulling special, averaged 599k (2.6%) and 394k (1.7%) respectively at 9pm. Also on the multichannel stations, ITV2's 8pm screening of Britain's Got Talent interested 1.07m (4.8%).

Elsewhere, the third episode of BBC One's Inspector George Gently took 5.59m (22.2%) between 8.30pm and 10pm. Earlier at 7.30pm, Countryfile had 5.54m (24.5%) for the channel.

Over on BBC Two, the hour-long Car Show grabbed 1.26m (5.6%) at 7.30pm. South Pacific followed at 8.30pm with 2.43m (9.6%) and then 2.34m (10.2%) tuned in for the 9.30pm screening of The Incredible Human Journey.

Heartbeat put in 4.92m (20.2%) for ITV1 during the 8pm hour, and the final part of Martin Clunes: Islands Of Britain attracted 5.01m (19.8%) at 9pm.

Channel 4's 8pm transmission of Come Dine With Me logged 2.73m (11.2%), then Samantha Morton's drama The Unloved delivered 1.95m (9.1%).

Five's film Robin Hood: Prince Of Thieves averaged 1.47m (6.3%) between 8pm and 10.45pm.

Overall, BBC One came top during primetime with an average share of 21.6% to ITV1's 17.4%. BBC Two was third with 8.8%, followed by Channel 4 with 8.1% (+1: 0.6%) and Five's 5.7%.

Ratings data supplied by Attentional

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