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318,000 tune in for 'Prison Break' return

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318,000 tune in for 'Prison Break' return
Prison Break made a disappointing return for Sky1 last night, according to early ratings figures.

The show, which has been off air since December, managed 318k (2%) during the 10pm hour. It previously averaged 476k during its 16-episode run last year on Sky1.

Last week season four of the Wentworth Miller-fronted drama returned in the US to low audience figures.

Also on the multichannel stations last night, a new BBC Three series, Bizarre ER, pulled in 414k (3%) between 10.30pm and 11pm, and 756k (9.6%) watched a new episode of Shameless on E4 at 11pm.

Elsewhere, 3.58m (15.3%) witnessed Grant Bovey become the latest contestant to be be sacked from Hell's Kitchen on ITV1 at 9pm.

All The Small Things led the 9pm hour, attracting 4.07m (17.4%) to BBC One, while the final episode of BBC Two's Horse People With Alexandra Tolstoy performed less well, putting in 1.21m (5.2%).

Five's screening of the new CSI episode took 3m (12.8%), while the last visit to The Hospital had 2.26m (9.6%) for Channel 4.

At 8pm, Holby City logged 5.21m (24.3%) for BBC One, while 3.38m (15.8%) tuned in for the second episode of ITV1's Cops With Cameras.

The latest episode of Jo Brand's The Speaker managed 810k (3.8%) for BBC Two, and Gok's Fashion Fix interested 2.42m (11.3%).

Five's Baboon Woman, which followed a woman in South Africa who has cared for the creatures for ten years, delivered 919k (4.3%).

Overall, BBC One led primetime with an average share of 22.3% to ITV1's 17.8%. Channel 4 was third with 9.5% (+1: 0.8%), followed by Five's 7% and BBC Two with 4.6%.

Ratings data supplied by Attentional

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