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British Soap Awards Beats out BBC1 — on BBC1



ITV’s British Soap Awards is more popular than BBC1’s Case Histories — on BBC1!  That’s right, ITV beat out BBC1 on BBC1’s own show.  This is not surprising given the large number of British viewers that watch soaps such as Corination Street and Emmerdale.  Corination Street cleaned up and beat out Emmerdale and EastEnders, making ITV a very happy company.


British Soap Awards Natalie Gumede
Natalie Gumede won best dramatic performance and best villain

BBC1’s Case Histories beaten in the ratings by awards event, which was watched by nearly 6 million on Sunday night

ITV’s British Soap Awards proved more popular than BBC1’s returning Jason Isaacs detective drama Case Histories on Sunday night, attracting nearly 6 million viewers.

The British Soap Awards averaged 5.7 million viewers and a 24.9% audience share over two hours from 8pm – the most watched show on any channel on Sunday.

Case Histories began its second series with 4.9 million viewers and a 20.8% share over 90 minutes from 8.30pm.

Other competition included BBC2’s new factual series Ice Age Giants (2 million/8.8%) and Australia with Simon Reeve (2.7 million/11.5%), Channel 4’s terrestrial premiere of Mark Zuckerberg biopic The Social Network (1.4 million/7.1%) and Channel 5’s US drama import Once upon a Time (800,000/3.6%) and terrestrial movie premiere Righteous Kill (700,000/3.5%).

The British Soap Awards’ move to Sunday from Wednesday night paid ratings dividends – figures were up fromlast year’s 5.2 million and 22.8%.

All ratings are Barb overnight figures, including live, +1 (except for BBC channels) and same day timeshifted (recorded) viewing, but excluding on demand, or other – unless otherwise stated. Figures for BBC1, ITV, Channel 4 and Channel 5 generally include ratings for their HD simulcast services, unless otherwise stated

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Coronation Street has won eight prizes at the British Soap Awards, compared with just one for its rival EastEnders.

The ITV show’s awards included best soap, best storyline for Kirsty Soames’ abuse of Tyrone Dobbs and best actor for Alan Halsall, who plays Tyrone.

Hollyoaks scooped five trophies, including best actress for Claire Cooper, who plays Jacqui McQueen.

Emmerdale won two and EastEnders’ only honour was a lifetime achievement for Adam Woodyatt, for playing Ian Beale.

EastEnders went into the ceremony with 15 nominations, compared with 16 for Coronation Street.

Coronation Street won three of the five awards to be voted for by the public, including the top prize for best soap. The other winners were chosen by a panel.

Malcolm Hebden, who plays Norris Cole, accepted the best soap award surrounded by his co-stars. He said: “We’re all thrilled and the public have voted for us so we must be doing our job properly.

“Thank you the public. We love you.”


Read more at: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-22587749

What do you think of the British Soap Awards?  Did any of your favourite shows win awards? EastEnders must be very disappointed to get only an honourable mention, I hope it does better next year.  But being a Corrie addict, I’m completely satisfied.

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