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RATINGS! Dancing On Ice, Call The Midwife, BAFTAs and more viewing figures

Plus Celebs Go Dating, Survival Of The Fittest and Ibiza Weekender

Call The Midwife was the most watched show on TV last night (Sunday, February 18).


Series 7 of the BBC One show continued its new series with 7.5 million viewers.

Although it topped the night, the show was down 300,000 viewers week-on-week.

Earlier on BBC One, new comedy Hold the Sunset launched to a strong 6.2 million, while at 9PM the BAFTAs interested 4 million.

On ITV, Dancing On Ice continued with less than 5 million watching its sixth live episode but was up slightly on last week.

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Legendary skating duo Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean are reunited with original hosts Phillip Schofield and Holly Willoughby on the show that sees celebrity skaters take to the ice in a bid to dance and dazzle their way to glory.


Having originally run on ITV between 2006 and 2014, the show was back on ITV for its first series in four years last month.

A whopping audience of 7.7 million had tuned in to the opening episode of the revival, but numbers have since declined some what.

Last night saw 4.9 million watching, a slight increase of 100,000 viewers on last weekend’s series low.

The latest live instalment peaked with an audience of 5.7 million for its live show between 6PM and 8PM that saw the remaining 7 skaters perform live for the judges and face a double elimination.

The show ended with a three-way skate off of the series as two celebrity couples were sent home following the latest live performances from the celebs.

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Following Dancing On Ice last night on ITV, Endeavour continued its new series with an average of 4.6 million watching, up 300,000 on last week’s instalment.


Elsewhere, on E4, Celebs Go Dating had 450,000 viewers, losing in the 9PM slot to ITV2’s Ibiza Weekender which was watched by 600,000.

At 10PM, Survival Of The Fittest continued with 300,000 viewers, down around half the viewers on last Sunday’s launch episode.