BBC Two’s Line of Duty has managed to grow its audience for the third consecutive week, overnight figures have revealed.
Last night’s episode (the fourth of six) pulled in an average audience of 2.3 million viewers and a 10% share. That is a slight increase (0.1 million viewers) on the 2.2 million viewers who watched last week’s episode and represents the third consecutive week of ratings growth since season two launched with 1.8 million viewers. Season-to-date Line of Duty has been averaging an overnight audience of 2.1 million viewers and a consolidated audience of 3 million viewers.
Elsewhere at 9pm on Wednesday night: the series finale of BBC One’s Outnumbered averaged 4.3 million viewers and a 18% share; that was followed by a repeat of Mrs Brown’s Boys at 9:30pm, which managed 3.9 million viewers and a 17% share; ITV’s broadcast of the England V Denmark game managed 6 million viewers and a 25% share; Channel 4’s 24 Hours In A&E pulled in 1.6 million viewers; while over on Channel 5 NCIS averaged 1.1 million viewers.