Congratulations to Poldark!
6.7 million viewers turned on their TVs to watch the second episode last night, making it the most watched programme in the 9pm slot for the second week running, with 28.2% of the viewing audience
Episode 2 of #Poldark pulled in an impressive 6.7m/28.2%, keeping it top of the Sunday 9pm ratings.
— UK TV Ratings (@TVRatingsUK) March 16, 2015
Not only that but it trended on twitter with some 7.8k tweets from the half hour before to the half hour after the drama aired and over 4,000 individuals tweeting. This makes Poldark the fourth most tweeted about programme on 15 March, 2015 according to Kantar Media. Only The Voice, The Only Way is Essex and The Andrew Marr Show received more tweets.
Here are some of the tweets
Thought Demelza shaping up nicely too, notice her Ross, please! #Poldark
— Poldark Fandom (@Poldarkfandom) March 15, 2015
Well that was an exciting episode @Poldarked @PoldarkTV So much wonderful drama! Poor Verity 😕 and @AidanTurner was amazing, once again 👌
— Lyra (@Lyra_Mathers) March 15, 2015
Finally...Captain Henshawe makes his debut...@JAHollingworth @Poldarked @poldarkrooms
— Theresa Phillips (@tphillipstweets) March 15, 2015