RATINGS! Britain's Got Talent tops Saturday night viewing figures

Latest UK TV viewing figures and ratings

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Britain’s Got Talent again topped Saturday night’s TV viewing figures with over 7 million tuning in.

Last night (Saturday, May 4) saw the fifth round of auditions for this year’s series.

Acts that impressed included singers 28-year-old Rob King from Manchester who performed a Eurovision hit Rise Like A Phoenix and 23-year-old Mark McMullan from Northern Ireland who belted Les Misérables’ iconic song Bring Him Home.

25-year-old variety performer Jay Rawlings set a brand new world record for his audition while dance group Iconic, made up of kids aged 7 to 11, performed to a medley of hits by artists ranging from Madonna to BGT’s own Ant and Dec.

The latest instalment averaged 7.1 million viewers on Saturday, close to twice as many viewers as any other show.

It was a good night for ITV with Ninja Warrior UK, which featured X Factor winner Joe McElderry, starting the evening with over 3 million viewers.

Stephen Mulhern’s In For A Penny also continued to perform well, averaging just under 3.5 million viewers for its latest episode.

The 30 minute game show, which sees wacky games with up to £1,000 to be won, has averaged 3.3 million viewers so far based on overnight figures.

Over on BBC One and Pointless Celebrities and Who Dares Wins both failed to break to the 2.5 million viewer barrier.

Casualty gave the channel its best rating of the night, with just under 4 million viewers for its episode.

You can catch up on all the latest TV via ITV Hub or BBC iPlayer.

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