The Musketeers wins overnights battle.

by | Jan 20, 2014 | All, TV News

The Musketeers got off to an impressive start looking at the overnight ratings.

The first of ten episodes launched on BBC One last night (Sunday 19 January) with a peak audience of 7.7 million and an average of 7.4 million and 28.9 % share of the audience winning the 9.00pm slot.

Kate Harwood, BBC Head of Drama Production England says:“We are delighted with the response to the first episode of Musketeers – it is the start of a thrilling and entertaining journey full of action, adventure and some wonderful guest characters.”

The launch episode performed above both BBC One and ITV’s 2013 slot average (BBC One – 4.3M/17.4% share and ITV – 6.5M/26.4% share).

ITV’s Mr. Selfridge, which returned for a second series at 9pm entertained 5.27m.

The Musketeers returns Sunday, 9.00pm on BBC One.

Custard TV Staff

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20/01/2014

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