The Guardian have revealed the overnight ratings for ITV's Broadchurch. So secret was this first episode of series 2 that no one from the press, cast or anyone on the moon were able given details of the full plot. As it turned out the plot saw the Latimer attend the court hearing for Joe Miller who proceeded to plead not guilty to the murder of their son. It was also revealed that brooding Alec Hardy had been hiding a woman in his house in Broadchurch who testified against her husband in his previous high profile case Sandbrook.
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The launch of the hit ITV drama’s second series had 7.6 million viewers, a 30.1% share of the audience from 9pm. The second series opener was in joint spot as the second most watched episode of Broadchurch to date. The third episode of the first series also had 7.6 million viewers.