Sunday Ratings: Nearly 14 Million Watch Treyc Cohen exit The X Factor
Overnight ratings reveal that nearly 14 million tuned into The X Factor results show last night to see Treyc Cohen exit the ITV competition.
Overnight ratings reveal that nearly 14 million tuned into The X Factor results show last n giht to see Treyc Cohen exit the ITV competition. Treyc Cohen and Katie Waissel, both Cheryl Cole acts, ended up in the bottom two in the public vote and Simon Cowell and Louis Walsh opted to save Katie while Dannii Minogue voted to save Treyc. Cheryl Cole refused to vote between her two acts prompting host Dermot O’Leary to inform the judges the decision would be made on a “majority” basis. According to overnight figures The X Factor was seen by 13.2 million viewers on ITV1 with nearly 1 million more watching via the ITV1 HD Channel.
Over on BBC One actor Jimi Mistry’s surprise exit from Strictly Come Dancing was seen by 10.2 million viewers with The Antiques Roadshow afterwards pulling in 5.8 million viewers. At 9pm The First World War From Above had just 2.7 million viewers for BBC One – slaughtered by Downton Abbey on ITV1. The critically acclaimed drama starring Hugh Bonneville and Maggie Smith climaxed with the outbreak of World War One and 9.5 million viewers tuned in. A further half a million viewers watched the finale of Downton Abbey on the ITV1 HD Channel giving the episode a combined audience of 10 million viewers.
Elsewhere last night and ITV’s gameshow The Cube at 7pm had 5.4 million viewers but rural magazine show Countryfile on BBC One had 7.9 million viewers from 6.30. Desperate Housewives at 10pm delivered 1.2 million viewers for Channel Four.