CARO­LINE’S SCORED BIG ON FIRST NIGHT

Midweek Sport - - NEWS -

THE launch episode for the new se­ries of Love Is­land scored ITV2 its big­gest overnight view­ing fig­ures since the chan­nel be­gan.

The episode, hosted by Caro­line Flack ( right), aired from 9pm un­til 10.35pm on Mon­day, and was watched by an av­er­age of 2.9m view­ers with a peak of 3.4m, ac­cord­ing to overnight rat­ings.

This is more than dou­ble the launch episode for last year’s se­ries of the re­al­ity dat­ing pro­gramme, which had an av­er­age of 1.3m view­ers.

ITV said the broad­cast was the high­est-rated pro­gramme at 9pm across all chan­nels.

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