CAROLINE’S SCORED BIG ON FIRST NIGHT
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.