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‘Sherlock’ special’s cinema release triumphs in Asia

The recent Sherlock special has enjoyed multi-million dollar box office success in Asian cinemas. ‘The Abominable Bride’ aired on New Year’s Day in the UK, where it attracted 11.6 million viewers to BBC One. > Buy ‘The Abominable Bride’ on DVD on Amazon. The one-off 90-minute Victorian episode was released in more than 6,000 screens...

‘Deutschland 83’ is UK’s highest rated foreign-language drama ever

Channel 4’s new German-language drama Deutschland 83 has become the highest rated foreign-language drama in UK TV history. The eight-part spy series reveals the experiences of Germans from both sides of the Berlin wall during a pivotal period of Cold War tensions where the world’s nuclear arsenals rested on a hair trigger. > Order Deutschland...

‘Sherlock’ was most watched programme on all channels this Christmas

11.6 million viewers tuned in to BBC One for the Sherlock special on New Year’s Day last week. ‘The Abominable Bride’ was the most watched programme between 21 December 2015 and 1 January 2016 across all channels. Charlotte Moore, Controller BBC One commented: “After a two year wait, it’s incredible to see the indisputable power...

‘Doctor Who’ Season 8 ratings and Audience Appreciation summary

The final UK viewing figures and Audience Appreciation Index scores for all of 2014’s Doctor Who episodes have now been revealed. ‘Deep Breath’ was the most-watched episode of Doctor Who last year, while ‘The Caretaker’ was the least-watched. ‘Mummy on the Orient Express’, ‘Flatline’ and ‘Dark Water’ were the most appreciated episodes. ‘Overnight’ figures show...

BBC One leads Christmas Day 2014 ratings

Mrs Brown’s Boys was the most watched programme on Christmas Day for the second year running. The sitcom attracted an average audience of 7.6 million viewers last night. Christmas Day’s top five most popular programmes across drama, comedy and entertainment were all on BBC One including EastEnders, Strictly Come Dancing, Call the Midwife and Miranda....

‘Doctor Who’ ratings round-up: Season 8 averages 7.4m viewers each week

The BBC has revealed that Peter Capaldi’s first season of Doctor Who reached an average consolidated audience of 7.4m viewers every week in the UK. This an increase of 39% on the overnight figures reported the day after broadcast. Season 8 concluded on BBC One earlier this month. > Order Season 8 on DVD on Amazon....