BBC One’s period drama The Paradise suffered a not-insubstantial dip in the ratings with its most recent episode, overnight figures have revealed.
Last night’s episode pulled in 4.2 million viewers and a 15% share, falling to a new season low (with the previous season low being the second episode’s 4.6 million viewers). That is down by 0.5 million viewers or 11% on the 4.7 million viewers who tuned into last week’s episode. Season-to-date the second season of The Paradise has been averaging an overnight audience of 4.7 million viewers and a consolidated audience of 5.6 million viewers.
Elsewhere at 8pm on Sunday night, BBC Two’s Great Continental Railway Journeys pulled in 2.4 million viewers and a 9% share; ITV’s The X Factor averaged 9.2 million viewers and a 34% share; Channel 4’s Secret History: Queen Victoria And The Crippled Kaiser pulled in 1.4 million viewers and a 5% share, while over on Channel 5 feature film Rush Hour 2 (19:20-21:00) was watched by an average audience of just under 0.9 million viewers.