Ant and Dec have the voice in telly battle

Saturday Night Takeaway won the head-to-head battle against The Voice UK last night.

The Voice returned for its second series on Saturday evening on BBC One and attracted an average of 6.2 million viewers from 7pm. It was beaten by ITV’s Ant and Dec fronted show, Saturday Night Takeaway, which had 7.1 million viewers (including +1).

Meanwhile, Doctor Who made a strong return on its 50th anniversary year with an average of 6.3 million viewers at 6.15pm.