Consolidated Ratings: BBC Two’s ‘The Fall’ Adds Over 1 Million Viewers, Up 38% On Overnights

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BBC Two’s drama series The Fall has added over a million viewers on its initial overnight audience for its third episode, consolidated ratings have revealed.

The third episode of the series (which originally aired on Monday May 27th at 9pm) was watched by a total audience of 4 million viewers, up some 1.1 million viewers or 38% on the initial overnight audience of 2.9 million viewers. Week-to-week, The Fall was down by some 0.2 million viewers or 5% on the 4.2 million who watched the show’s second episode. Season to date The Fall has been averaging an overnight audience of 3.3 million viewers and a consolidated audience of 4.2 million viewers.

Elsewhere on the night of Monday May 27th at 9pm, Coronation Street on ITV pulled in 10.5 million viewers, adding some 0.4 million viewers and building on its overnight rating of 10.1 million viewers by 4%; also on ITV, the Britain’s Got Talent results show attracted a consolidated audience of 8.7 million viewers, up 10% on the overnight audience of 7.9 million viewers; the third episode of Channel 4′s documentary series Skint added 0.5 million viewers or 33%, building on the initial audience of 1.5 million to deliver 2 million viewers; and over on Channel 5 World’s Scariest Animal Attackspulled in 0.9 million viewers, posting gains of 0.1 million viewers or 13% on the overnight rating of 0.8 million viewers.