The first of Friday’s two eviction shows averaged a strong 1.61 million viewers. Read on to find out how the live feed rated on 5* as well.
The first live show featuring highlights of day 31 was seen by 1.56m (7.2%) in the 9PM hour. This figure rises to 1.61m with Channel 5+1 included – the third highest rating of the series so far.
After it was revealed Deana and Rebecca were safe, 256k viewers switched over to 5* to watch half an hour of live feed from 10PM.
Later, 1.27m (including +1) saw Arron announced as the fifth evictee of Big Brother 2012. This was good compared to last year, when the 11PM eviction shows ranged from 1.10m to 1.33m.
The reality show was Channel 5′s highest rated show of the night, with The Bachelor averaging just 755k viewers in the 10PM hour.
Big Brother also performed well over the weekend, and we’ll have a round up of the ratings for Saturday and Sunday night posted shortly.