TV Overnights: Great British Waste Menu cooks up a storm with 6 million viewers

26 Aug 2010  |  Marnie Richards 
Great British Waste Menu

BBC One's Great British Waste Menu won the highest ratings from 8.30pm to 10pm last night.

It peaked at over 6 million viewers and a 26% share, before settling to an average of just over 5 million viewers and a share of 21.7%.

This was despite competition from ITV1's UEFA Champions League coverage, which aired from 7.30pm to 10pm and attracted an audience of just over 4 million, and a share of 17.8%.

Elsewhere, Channel 4 documentary My New Brain (9pm to 10pm) managed to secure 1.9 million viewers and a 8% share, while Five's NCIS (9pm to 10pm) obtained 1.4 million viewers and a 6.1% share.

BBC Two's hour-long The Wounded Platoon, starting at 9pm, attracted an audience of 1.2 million and a 5.1% share.

Earlier in the evening, BBC One's Holby City, showing from 7.30pm to 8.30pm, won its slot with an average of 4.7 million viewers, and a 22.1% share.

ITV1's Emmerdale (7pm to 7.30pm) won its slot with 6.1 million viewers and a 30.7% share.

During the daytime, BBC One dominated the morning television schedule, with ITV1 and BBC Two taking over in the afternoon.

Overnight data is available each morning in's TV Database, with all BARB registered subscribers able to view reports for terrestrial networks and key multi-channel stations.

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