The final episode of Downton Abbey's six-season run well outperformed the competition last night on what was an overall slow Christmas evening for UK TV viewing. Downton's farewell scored 6. 9M. Downton Abbey finished in style on Christmas Day, leading the primetime ratings according to overnight data. The period drama's two-hour finale - which saw Edith's wedding and Thomas's brief.
Fans were left bitterly upset as Downton Abbey came to an end. And the period drama went out with a bang as it topped the Christmas Day ratings battle - trumping Strictly Come Dancing by nearly a million viewers. Downton Abbey's final episode is broadcast on Christmas Day, but it will face stiff competition from EastEnders as it battles to go out on top in the ratings.
Downton Abbey went out on a high, beating EastEnders and Strictly Come Dancing to give ITV its first Christmas Day ratings number one for 15 years. The ITV drama was seen by an audience of about 6.
9 million viewers on Christmas night – with the viewing figure peaking at 7. 4m. The final episode of hit drama Downton Abbey in the U. K. drew an average audience of 6. 9 million for broadcaster ITV on Sunday night, according to overnight ratings provided by ITV, giving it the biggest Christmas Day audience in Britain. The final episode, which started at 8: 45 p. m. and ran for two hours, peaked with 7. 4 million viewers. Downton Abbey vs Ab Fab in Christmas Day ratings war ITV has set out to win the Christmas Day ratings war with a festive serving of Downton Abbey.
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ITV1 soap Coronation Street came in second place for the day with an average of 9million viewers, while Doctor Who was third, with 8. 9million. In 2010 the Christmas Day episode of EastEnders was watched by 11. 4million, and this year saw Doctor Who receive its lowest Christmas ratings since 2006. Downton Abbey finale review: Christmas special is beyond soppy but we don't care. The cast have told us that they would totally be up for a movie one day. UK TV ratings: Downton Abbey bows.
The Queen's message tops Christmas Day TV ratings. The last ever episode of Downton Abbey drew the highest viewing figures of any single programme, with an audience of 6.
9m. Having no problem with Downton Abbey being labelled a" posh soap"its writer Julian Fellowes appears to have been taking hints from EastEnders for his Christmas Day special. The two shows will. The final episode of Downton Abbey was seen by 6.
6m viewers, winning the Christmas Day TV ratings battle with EastEnders. Downton Abbey is a British period drama television series created by Julian Fellowes and co-produced by Carnival Films and Masterpiece. It first aired on ITV in. Dec 27, 2015. ITV beats the BBC to top spot with 6. 9 million viewers watching the Downton Abbey Christmas special, but the Queen's Christmas message is. Dec 26, 2015. The final episode of Downton Abbey's six-season run well outperformed the competition last night on what was an overall slow Christmas.
Dec 26, 2015. Downton Abbey hands ITV Christmas Day ratings victory. Period drama, which aired at same time as EastEnders, was watched by average of. Dec 26, 2015. Downton Abbey has emerged as the small screen champion of Christmas Day 2015 - as its final ever episode triumphed over ratings rival.