TV ratings – 12 June

TV ratings: Big Brother eviction brings in 2.7 million viewers

Channel 4's Big Brother earns 13% share with live eviction

Big Brother 2009: Sophia

Big Brother 2009: Sophia. Photograph: Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images

The first live eviction show for this summer's Big Brother series brought 2.7 million viewers to Channel 4 on Friday night, 12 June.

Big Brother attracted a 13% share in the 9pm hour for show, ending in the eviction of Sophia, according to unofficial overnights. Another 104,000 watched an hour later on Channel 4 +1.

Later, the Big Brother live eviction interview with Davina McCall had 1.7 million viewers and an 11% share between 10.35pm and 11.10pm. A further 150,000 watched on Channel 4 +1.

In the 9pm hour Big Brother lost out to BBC1's Have I Got News for You, with the last series in the current run bringing in 5.6 million viewers and a 26% share over the first half hour. From 9.30pm a repeat of the sitcom Outnumbered had 3.6 million viewers and a 17% share.

ITV1 repeated the Martin Clunes drama Doc Martin in the 9pm hour, bringing in 3.6 million viewers and a 17% share.

On Channel Five, NCIS attracted 1.5 million viewers and a 7% share in the hour from 9pm.

Friday Night With Jonathan Ross had 3.3 million viewers and a 24% share over an hour from 10.35pm.

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TV ratings – 12 June: Big Brother eviction brings in 2.7m viewers

This article was first published on guardian.co.uk at 15.33 BST on Monday 15 June 2009. It was last updated at 15.33 BST on Monday 15 June 2009.

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