The series had suffered at the hands of Splash! on ITV as the celebrity diving competition proved to be a lure for many viewers. However, the Tom Daley series concluded last week and Saturday evening’s finale of Britain’s Brightest was boosted as a series. Overnight figures reveal that 5.1 million viewers tuned in.
Meanwhile Patrick Robinson returned to Casualty to reprise his role of Martin “Ash” Ashford after a long absence; the medical drama pulled in 5.6 million viewers. Beforehand BBC One’s lottery show In It To Win It pulled in 5.2 million viewers.