Friday, 4 November 2016
Viewing Figures for 'Poldark' S2 Episodes 8 and 9
Episode 9 gave Poldark it's best overnight viewing figure this season, reaching for the first time the sort of levels seen for series one. OvernightsTV reported an audience of 5.4 million (24.3%. share), taking the show over the 2014 pre-Poldark average of 5m for this Sunday night slot.
The seven day consolidated figure for episode 8 held up well too and at 6.4m, was the third largest for this series. Poldark was BBC One's second best performing drama of the week after The Missing with 7.1m viewers. Other shows with larger audiences include The Great British Bake Off, Strictly Come Dancing, The Apprentice, Countryfile and Eastenders. (Barb figures exclude iplayer)
Viewing figures continued their upward trend in Australia reaching 532k for episode 6 in the five city metro area: a series best, according to TVTonight.