TV ratings: Eddie Izzard sets the pace for BBC3

[from the Guardian]

Documentary about comedian’s 43 marathons in 51 days for Sport Relief attracts 665,000 viewers

BBC3’s documentary about Eddie Izzard’s 43 marathons in 51 days for Sport Relief was watched by 665,000 people last night, Thursday 4 March.

Eddie Izzard: Marathon Man had a 4.8% share of the audience between 10.30pm and 11.30pm, according to unofficial overnight figures.

It beat ITV2’s American Idol, which had 316,000 viewers (2.3%) between 10.30pm and 11.30pm, but was narrowly beaten by the second half of a new episode of Skins on E4, which averaged 678,000 viewers (3.8%) between 10pm and 11pm.


Written by Momo in: News,Photos,Politics & Causes,Sport Relief |


  • ReBecky

    is there any way for fans in the US to see this?

    Comment | March 5, 2010
  • Momo

    Not that I know of. Hopefully they’ll show it on BBC America but I haven’t heard anything yet.

    Oh wait, someone posted it on Youtube. >>CLICK HERE

    Comment | March 5, 2010

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