Let's Dance for Sports Relief 2012 returns with 6.5 million viewers

Angelos Epithemiou & Ulrika Jonsson

The return of Let's Dance for Sports Relief drew an impressive audience of 6.5 million viewers to BBC One last night, making it the most watched show of the day.

The first live heat saw Terry Alderton, Tameka Empson and Laurie Brett all progress through to next month's final.

The show peaked at an impressive 7.1 million viewers, although the figures are down some way on last year's launch.

More to follow.

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