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Miss Frank's 'X Factor' exit draws 13.4m

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Miss Frank's 'X Factor' exit draws 13.4m

ITV

The X Factor hit a new series high last night, overnight viewing figures show.

The 8pm show, which saw Miss Frank become the third act to be eliminated from the series, drew an impressive 13.38m (47.9%), topping last week's previous high of 13.17m (46.7%).

Post-X Factor, 8.62m (33.7%) tuned in for the latest instalment of the Martin Clunes-fronted Doc Martin.

Over on BBC One, Antiques Roadshow and Emma put in 5.2m (18.6%) and 3.66m (14.3%) at 8pm and 9pm respectively.

A new BBC Two series, Ray Mears's Northern Wilderness, interested 1.98m (7.1%) at 8pm, then 1.85m (7.2%) watched Charley Boorman: Sydney To Tokyo By Any Means during the 9pm hour.

Come Dine With Me attracted 1.23m (4.4%) to Channel 4 at 8pm, then John Tucker Must Die averaged 1.55m (6.8%) between 9pm and 10.45pm.

Five's film double kicked off with Men In Black, which managed 1.4m (5.3%) between 7.15pm and 9pm. Bad Boys II followed, bringing in 1.21m (6.7%) between 9pm and 11.45pm.

Overall, The X Factor led ITV1 to a comfortable primetime victory with an average share of 32.4% to BBC One's 18.2%. BBC Two was third with 9.1%, followed by Channel 4 with 5% (+1: 0.6%) and Five's 5.3%.

Elsewhere, ITV2's 9pm Xtra Factor put in 1.78m (7.5%), beating Sky1's House, which logged 641k (2.7%).

BARB ratings data supplied by Attentional

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