The consolidated ratings for the second episode of Broadchurch show that the drama put on a whopping 3 million viewers in the week following initial broadcast. The consolidated figures reflect viewers watching via catch up services such as PVRs and ITV Player.
Episode 2 of the returning drama starring David Tennant and Olivia Colman aired to 6.1 million viewers (22.4% share, including ITV+1) on Monday 12th January, down 1.5 million from the opening episode. The consolidated figures show a climb by Broadchurch to 8.64 million / 9.43 million, adding 3.30 million viewers over the last 7 days. It retained the 9pm slot lead over Silent Witness, the long-running forensics drama which the BBC moved to a Monday night slot last week; this increased its figures by 2.64 million.
Series creator Chris Chibnall last week tweeted that the consolidated ratings for Broadchurch Episode 1 stood at 10.9 million.
Broadchurch continues on Monday 26th January at 9pm on ITV, and at 10pm on TV3 for viewers in Ireland.
We are a nation of timeshifters! Final ratings for Monday 12th January
#Broadchurch 8.64m/9.43m (up 3.30m)
#SilentWitness 8.13m (up 2.64m)
— Cameron Yarde Jnr (@CameronYardeJnr) January 21, 2015