RATINGS! Coronation Street beats Bake Off to top Boxing Day viewing figures

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Coronation Street was the most watched TV show on boxing day, according to overnight viewing figures.

The top rated soap of Christmas Day continued to lead last night and was in fact the most watched show overall this time around.

The first half of a two part special on ITV had an average audience of 5.96 million viewers, slightly ahead of EastEnders' 5.85 million on BBC One.

Corrie's second episode of the evening dipped to 5.5 million, but this was still ahead of the last ever Bake Off on the BBC which had 4.6 million viewers. Emmerdale had 5.6 million viewers earlier in the evening on ITV.

Still Open All Hours' latest special had 3.2 million viewers while new BBC One drama The Witness for the Prosecution secured 4.7 million.

Outnumbered's Christmas special - the first episode in 3 years - had 4.5 million on BBC One at 10PM.

Captain Phillips was the most watched movie of the day, securing an audience of 3.4 million on ITV. The same number also watched Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban on the channel earlier in the afternoon, beating How To Train Your Dragon on BBC One. BBC Two's showing of Pride was seen by just under 500,000 viewers.

Elsewhere, over on Channel 4, The Big Fat Quiz of the Year 2016 was watched by 1.7 million viewers.

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