RATINGS! Hospital, Last Laugh in Vegas, Stephen Lawrence, soaps and more viewing figures

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Here's a round up of the latest UK TV ratings for last night's (April 18) shows.

On ITV, Emmerdale was the most watched show of the day with 5.7 million viewers, matching last week's figure.


Across on the other side, EastEnders was up to 5.6 million, climbing 1.4 million week-on-week after clashing with Emmerdale last Tuesday.

Holby City followed on BBC One with 4 million, 400,000 up on last week's numbers.

At 9PM, three-part documentary Stephen: The Murder That Changed A Nation started with 2 million viewers. The new series, from critically-acclaimed filmmakers Asif Kapadia and James Gay-Rees, and directed by James Rogan, plunges viewers into the story of Britain’s most notorious racially-motivated murder.

Back over on ITV, Davina McCall returned with her new series of This Time Next Year watched by 2.7 million viewers, the same figure as its opening episode.

After, new celebrity series Last Laugh in Vegas rose to 2 million viewers from last week's figure of 1.7 million. The five-part series began with 2.2 million.

On BBC Two, Hospital's fourth instalment bettered both BBC One and ITV in the 9PM hour with 2.1 million viewers.


Channel 5 also did well, with 1.7 million tuning for the return of The Yorkshire Vet and a just over a million for Made In Yorkshire.

On Channel 4, Class of Mum and Dad dropped to a million viewers at 8PM.

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