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'Being Human' ends run with 822,000

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'Being Human' ends run with 822,000
Last night's final episode of Being Human performed well for BBC Three, according to overnight viewing figures.

The show has registered an average of 720k viewers over its six-episode run, with the final episode pulling in an impressive 822k (3.5%).

Being Human - recently recommissioned for a second series - was up on last week's 578k (2.5%), but remained behind Lost, which drew 948k for Sky1 at 9pm.

Dancing On Ice continued to do well for ITV1, pulling in 8.97m (35.9%) for the first show between 6.45pm and 8.15pm. Viewers stayed with ITV1 for Wild At Heart, which took 7.64m (28.8%) for the hour.

8.06m (31.4%) tuned in for the second Dancing On Ice between 9.15pm and 10pm. The show, which saw Roxanne Pallett voted off, logged twice as many viewers as its nearest rival.

On BBC One, the latest episode of Lark Rise To Candleford interested 5.81m (21.8%) during the 8pm hour. Figures then dropped to 4.01m (15.6%) during the 9pm screening of Jeremy Paxman's The Victorians.

The third episode of Richard Hammond's Engineering Connections took 2.15m (8.1%) for BBC Two in the 8pm hour, while 2.31m (8.9%) tuned in for the new series of Monty Hall's Great Escape at 9pm.

Channel 4 averaged 2.21m (8.3%) during the 8pm hour with Come Dine With Me, dropping to 1.46m (6.3%) when action comedy Rush Hour 2 was screened between 9pm and 10.45pm.

Over on Five, a repeat of Ice Road Truckers managed 846k (3.2%) during the 8pm hour. Between 9pm and 10.30pm, the screening of action thriller Conspiracy Theory averaged 840k (4.3%).

ITV1 averaged 30.9% in primetime overall, comfortably ahead of BBC One's 18.7% share. BBC Two was next with 8.3%, followed by Channel 4 with 5.8% (+1: 0.7%) and Five with 4.1%.

Ratings data supplied by Attentional

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