RATINGS! The Greatest Dancer final and The Voice UK viewing figures

Latest UK TV viewing figures and ratings

The Greatest Dancer - Ep 7

The Greatest Dancer final saw viewing figures rise to more than 4 million viewers last night.

In The Greatest Dancer grand final, dance captains Cheryl, Oti Mabuse and Matthew Morrison returned with their contestants one last time in another bid to win over viewer votes.

The final four each danced twice - including a routine with their captains - before , wining £50,000 and the opportunity to dance on Strictly Come Dancing later this year.

Hosted by Jordan Banjo and Alesha Dixon, the latest episode entertained an average audience of 4.1 million between 7:10PM and 8:35PM on BBC One, based on overnight figures.

It was the most watched episode of the series since the launch and up nearly a million viewers week-on-week. The series averaged just under 4 million viewers in overnight numbers.

Following the end of the first series, the BBC has already announced a second season to air in 2020. The channel say the series is currently rating at an average of 5.4 million viewers in consolidated numbers, which include those watching on catchup.

Kate Phillips, Controller BBC Entertainment, said: “We wanted a big joyful show that celebrated extraordinary and memorable dancers of all ages and from all backgrounds and that’s exactly what we got.

"Everyone worked so hard on the show and we can’t wait to go again and see who will manage to open our magnificent mirror!”

Meanwhile, The Voice UK's moved onto its battle round stages for its eighth episode this year.

The first of three battle rounds were watched by an average audience of just under 4.5 million viewers between 8PM and 9:25PM on ITV. The coaches began the process of cutting their teams in half, while two acts found themselves stolen for the knockouts.

Neither The Voice nor The Greatest Dancer topped Saturday's viewing figures.

The most watched show of the day was the Six Nations rugby match between Wales and England on BBC One, with over 6.5 million tuning in.

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