The addition of conservative firebrand political leader Nigel Farage and Jamie Lynn Spears in this year’s I’m a Celebrity … Get Me Out of Here! stopped working to trigger gangbuster rankings for last night’s launch episode, although you would not believe so checking out GB News manufacturer Ben Leo’s X timeline.
Leo, who remains in Australia covering the program including GB News speaker Farage, tweeted today that the series opener had actually been viewed by 9.1 million individuals and a peak of 10.3 million. The figure remains in reality 7 million and 7.8 million respectively– I’m a Celeb’s least expensive for a number of years. Leo appears to have actually been puzzling last night’s rankings with 2022’s and hasn’t yet taken his tweet down, which led with “FARAGE SPARKS BOMBSHELL RATINGS.”
Farage’s addition mirrored in 2015’s choice to register previous Health Secretary Matt Hancock and ITV had actually been hoping the previous UKIP leader, who hosts among GB News’ most-watched programs, would generate the audiences for the Ant and Dec-hosted returner.
Another huge get was Lynn Spears, the sis of Britney Spears who likewise stars in Netflix series Sweet Magnolias. Other entrants on the two-decades old ITV smash consist of Dates host Fred Sirieix and previous Huge Brother winner Josie Gibson.
Produced by ITV Studios-backed Raised Entertainmentthe program will run nighttime for the next 3 weeks and stays a late-year juggernaut for ITV in spite of the opener’s lower return. According to Barb information provided by overnights.tv, last night’s ranking was still ITV’s most-watched episode because the 2022 launch ep and its top-viewed with the vital 16-34 years of age group. It made easy work of the launch of BBC One drama Boat Storywhich was enjoyed by 2 million.
FARAGE SPARKS BOMBSHELL RATINGS
ITV state last night’s I’m A Celebrity opener returned an enormous peak audience of 10.3 million, with an overall of 9.1 m television viewing the launch program– making it ITV’s greatest ranking of the year, and up by over 1 million audiences on in 2015’s launch. pic.twitter.com/P5neratLCs
— Ben Leo (@benleo444) November 20, 2023
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