Mount Pleasant launches strongly for Sky One

Sky 1Sky One’s comedy drama Mount Pleasant launched on Wednesday evening with strong ratings.

jcomments on}The eight-part drama stars Sally Lindsay, Daniel Ryan, Pauline Collins, Angela Griffin and Liza Tarbuck amongst others. It is part of Sky’s drive to produce more original UK content with other examples being Strike Back, Mad Dogs and Trollied. Last night’s opening instalment of Mount Pleasant had just over 500,000 viewers at 9pm which is triple the slot average and was Sky One’s most watched programme of the night.