A more comprehensive look at the ratings for Sunday evening as a new one-off special of Jonathan Creek on BBC One aired against the two-part finale of A Touch of Frost on ITV1 while on BBC Two Professor Brian Cox’s Wonders of the Solar System drew to a close.
As we previously reported the first part of the finale of A Touch of Frost was seen by 7.2 million viewers on Sunday evening. It was comfortably ahead of a new one-off Jonathan Creek special on BBC One at the same time. The new episode of Jonathan Creek, starring Sheridan Smith and Alan Davies, was seen by 5.5 million viewers for the 90 minute special. On BBC Two travel series Tropic of Cancer had 1.8 million viewers while the concluding part of Brian Cox’s Wonders of the Solar System had 2.4 million viewers. The superb five-part documentary launched in March with 3 million viewers and across its run has performed well for BBC Two. The concluding part of the documentary looked at the hunt for life elsewhere in our Solar System concentrating on Mars and Jupiter’s moon, Europa.
On Channel Four on Sunday evening Come Dine With Me enjoyed 1.8 million viewers while The Restoration Man had 1.5 million viewers. Multi-channel wise new episodes of 24 and House on Sky One had 500,000 viewers and 385,000 viewers respectively.