After falling to a season low of 4.2 million viewers last week, BBC One’s period drama The Paradise bounced back with its sixth episode, overnight figures have revealed.
Last night’s episode attracted an average audience of 4.8 million viewers and an 18% audience share. That is up some 0.6 million viewers or 14% on last week’s season low overnight rating of 4.2 million viewers and, per overnights, ranks as the second highest rated on the show’s second season, placing behind only the season 2 premiere and its 5.2 million viewers. 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 last night, BBC Two’s Great Continental Railway Journeys pulled in 2.3 million viewers and an 8% share; ITV’s The X Factor averaged 9.1 million viewers and a 34% share, down from last week’s 9.2 million; Channel 4’s Secret History: Queen Victoria And The Crippled Kaiser pulled in 1.3 million viewers and a 5% share; while over on Channel 5 feature film Entrapment was watched by an average audience of just over 0.7 million viewers.