A peak audience of 11.5 million viewers tuned in to last nights first semi final of Britain’s Got Talent to see who would get through to the live final on Sunday night.
Last nights show reached an explosive climax as Alesha emptied her cup of water all over David’s head after he commented that she had spent her whole career “miming”. Overall the show received an average of 9.6 million viewers which is 700k down from last years first semi finals.
A peak audience of 8.6 million tuned in to see Ant and Dec announce who was going through to the live final. It ended up with a decision for the judges out of impressionist Jon Clegg and magician Darcy Oake. Amanda and David voted for Jon, whereas Simon and Alesha voted for Darcy. With the judges failing to come to a decision, it cam down to the public vote in which Darcy Oake made it through to the final.
The semi-finals continue tonight on ITV at 7:30pm featuring singer songwriter Ed Drewett and dance group The Addict Initiative.