Celebrity Big Brother UK enjoys highest ratings since Channel 5 move

Katie Price.

Celebrity Big Brother is enjoying some of its best ever ratings, the highest since it moved to Channel 5 in 2011.

Following a very strong launch earlier this month on 7th January, which consolidated at 3.6 million viewers and 16 per cent share, the weekend's show saw some bumper viewing figures over the past few days

Channel 5 has announced that it was Celebrity Big Brother’s highest performing weekend on record, since the series moved to the channel in 2011.

On Friday 16th January, 2.9 million viewers (13.2 per cent share) tuned in to watch Chloe Goodman get evicted and awaited the shock arrival Katie Price.

On Saturday 17th January, 2.5 million viewers (11.4 per cent share) witnessed the clash between Perez Hilton and Alexander O’Neal.

And then On Sunday 18th January, 3.2 million viewers (13.2 per cent share) watched Alexander O’Neal choose to leave the Celebrity Big Brother House.

It mean that Channel 5 out-rated ITV's big new shows Stars In Their Eyes and Get Their Act Together.

This explosive series has also been the number 1 tweeted about television show each day since launch.

All weekend figures are based on BARB live data including Channel 5 +1 and Channel 5 HD.
Launch figure taken from consolidated BARB data including Channel 5 +1 and Channel 5 HD.

Get the latest news

Subscribe on YouTube