Poldark held it's place at the top of the table for the 9 pm slot in the UK last night (12 April, 2015) with a 23% share of viewers which translates into 5.53 million people. This is 300,000 more viewers than last week's Easter Sunday offering (episode 5), though the share is very much the same (22.9% last week) (DigitalSpy)
The consolidated viewing figures for episode 5 is 6.95 million, down from 7.76m for the previous week's episode (BARB).
Poldark premiered in Australia on 12 April to an audience of 649,000 which, according to The Australian is 'well above the season average for Broadchurch and Sherlock in the same timeslot earlier this year'. This put it in ninth place among the top 10 programmes for Sunday 12 April, 2015.
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Posted by ABC TV on Saturday, 11 April 2015