The penultimate episode of BBC Two’s recently renewed drama series The Fall pulled in the second highest audience of the show’s run, consolidated figures have revealed.
The fourth episode of The Fall, which originally aired on Monday June 3rd at 9pm, pulled in a consolidated audience of 4.3 million viewers. That is a gain of one million viewers or 30% on the initial overnight audience of 3.3 million viewers, ranking (thus far) only behind the series premiere, which was watched by 4.5 million viewers, as the show’s highest rated episode. Those figures are also up some 0.3 million viewers or 8% week-to-week from episode three’s 4 million viewers.
The Fall‘s competitors in the Monday night 9pm time-slot also made gains. ITV’s comedy series Vicious attracted a consolidated audience of 2.5 million viewers, up 4% on the overnight audience of 2.4 million viewers; the final episode of Channel 4′s documentary series Skint pulled in 2.8 million viewers, posting gains of 0.4 million viewers or 17% on the overnight rating of 2.4 million viewers; and Channel 5’s Why Did Oscar Pistorius Kill Our Daughter? added 0.2 million viewers or 17%, building on the initial audience of 1.2 million to deliver 1.4 million viewers.