RATINGS! Saturday Night Takeaway, The Voice UK and more viewing figures

Latest UK TV viewing figures and ratings

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Ant and Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway was the most watched programme on TV last night (Saturday, April 7).

The series finale was the second to see Dec hosting solo, after Ant stepped down from TV commitments.


An average audience of 6.7 million tuned in to watch Dec wrap up the run, down a million viewers on the previous episode last weekend.

However the show was up 700,000 viewers on last year and 600,000 on the year before that. It was in fact Takeaway's most watched finale since 2013.

A peak audience of 8 million tuned in between 7PM and 8:30PM for the live episode from Florida.

On ITV after SNT, The Voice UK saw a big climb for its grand final.

Olly Murs joined the show this year alongside returning coaches Sir Tom Jones, and Jennifer Hudson.

The last episode last night - running between 8:30PM and 10PM - saw the The Voice 2018 winner revealed.


An average of 5.2 million viewers (including ITV+1) tuned in for the final as four acts competed for victory. The numbers were up 500,000 week-on-week with a peak audience of 5.7 million.

The show was up 800,000 on last year's equivalent instalment, with 4.4 million watching the Saturday final in 2017.

Over on BBC One, new game show Ready or Not dropped to 1.3 million viewers at 6PM.

Pointless Celebrities continued with 3 million, down 100,000 viewers on last Saturday.


Casualty had 3.8 million, also down 100,000 on last weekend, following the return of Who Dares Wins which dropped to 2.5 million viewers from last weekend's 2.6 million.

New drama Troy: Fall of a City continued with a series low of just 1.3 million, matching last week's figure The eight part series opened in February with 3.2 million viewers.

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