S11 final of The Great British Bake Off attracts record breaking 9.2 million viewers
Biggest ever Bake Off final on Channel 4
Highest rating Channel 4 show since modern records began in 2002
Biggest ever share of young viewers to any Bake Off episode
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The final of series 11 of The Great British Bake Off attracted a record breaking average audience of 9.2m viewers and a 39.7% share of the viewing audience from 8pm to 9.15pm last night - with a 10.4m peak (5 mins), making it the baking competition’s biggest ever overnight audience on Channel 4.
The final saw Peter named 2020 champion and is the highest rating Channel 4 show since modern records began in 2002.
Last night drew 63.5% share of viewers aged 16.34 - the highest share of young viewers to any Bake Off episode across all channels to date and Channel 4’s highest share of young viewers in 14 years (since Big Brother in 2006).
The Great British Bake Off is the second highest rating series on TV for young viewers this year. The current series is drawing the show’s highest share of young viewers since launching on Channel 4 with a consolidated average share of 63.6%.
With two episodes still to go the series is attracting an average consolidated audience of 10.4m viewers and 39.8% share – taking into account time shifted viewing on a TV over a seven day period, making it the highest rating Bake Off series on Channel 4 to date.
The previous highest overnight rating Bake Off episode on Channel 4 was the 2017 final which attracted 7.7m viewers and a 34.6% share of the viewing audience and a 57.5% share of young viewers.
Source Channel 4
November 25, 2020 4:25am ET by Channel 4