BBCThe return of the critically acclaimed and award winning comedy series Outnumbered was a hit with BBC One viewers last night as over 5 million tuned in.

The return of the critically acclaimed and award winning comedy series Outnumbered was a hit with BBC One viewers last night as over 5 million tuned in. According to overnight figures the opening episode of the third series pulled in 5.4. Satirical quiz show Have I Got News For You continued to enjoy strong ratings in its new home of Thursday evenings. Previous seasons of the quiz-show which has Paul Merton and Ian Hislop as team captains aired on Friday evenings but the BBC decided to move it to Thursday’s for the new season which kicked off last week. The second episode pulled in a strong 5.5 million viewers at 9pm. Earlier in the evening on BBC One Traffic cops had 3.2 million viewers.

The Bill once again struggled in the ratings following the news of its cancellation by ITV. The drama pulled in 3.5 million viewers. The next episode of the cop-drama will air on Tuesday. Museum for Life had 1.4 million for BBC Two at 8pm and then 1.7 million tuned in for The Masters, Golf action, on the channel. Football coverage on Five, of the match between Liverpool and Benfica, had 2.9 million viewers.

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