‘His Dark Materials’ Loses Another 300,000 Viewers In The UK, As ‘The War Of The Worlds’ Debuts With 4.7M

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‘His Dark Materials’ Loses Another 300,000 Viewers In The UK, As ‘The War Of The Worlds’ Debuts With 4.7M
The sweeping adaptation of Philip Pullman’s His Dark Materials continued to lose viewers for BBC One, while Mammoth Screen’s The War Of The World‘s launched with an audience of close to 5M.

His Dark Materials was watched by 5.4M people on Sunday night, which was down on last week’s audience of 5.7M and the debut episode, which was seen by 7.2M viewers, according to overnight Barb figures supplied by overnights.tv.

The Bad Wolf drama’s ratings will improve once catch-up and online viewing is taken into account. Indeed, the first episode’s audience jumped from 7.2M to a final consolidated figure of 9.4M, making it the second-biggest drama launch of 2019 in the UK after Line Of Duty was seen by 12.1M.

Elsewhere on Sunday night, BBC One’s reboot of The War Of The Worlds, starring The Big Short’s Rafe Spall and Poldark’s Eleanor Tomlinson,
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