Who won in the ratings battle? Was it BBC’s Let It Shine or ITV’s The Voice UK? It may surprise you.
Gary Barlow’s Let It Shine and The Voice UK went head-to-head last in the a TV ratings battle.
Gary Barlow’s Let It Shine premiered on BBC One last night at 7pm.
The Voice UK which used to air on BBC One, made its debut on ITV last night at 8pm.
Let It Shine premiered on BBC last night to 6.3 million viewers, with a peak of 6.8 million.
The Voice UK aired to the least watched launch to date – an average audience of 6 million viewers tuned in, peaking at 6.9 million viewers.
The Voice is down 1.1 million viewers on last year’s series launch.
This means that Let It Shine beat The Voice UK is the first ratings battle.