Silent Witness pulls in 6.2m for BBC One

LONDON - BBC One last night drew four times as many viewers in the 9pm-10pm time slot as ITV1, as 6.2m tuned in to 'Silent Witness' compared to just 1.5m opting for 'Natural Born Sellers', according to unofficial overnight figures.

Still going strong in what is now its twelfth season, the pathologist crime-thriller grabbed a 27.7% audience share last night.

ITV1's 'Natural Born Sellers', billed as the poor man's 'The Apprentice', dropped from its debut figure last week of 1.7m viewers to 1.5m last night, a 6.9% audience share.

Channel 4's new documentary 'Ninety Naps a Day', which aimed to shed some light on the everyday misery of those suffering with narcolepsy, drew 2m viewers and an 8.6% audience share. An additional 175,000 tuned in on Channel 4+1.

Comedy pop quiz programme 'Never Mind the Buzzcocks' drew 2.4m viewers for BBC Two between 9pm and 9.30pm and a 10.3% audience share.

Five continued its 'Extraordinary People' series last night, this time focusing on a girl born with a rare and debilitating defect which gives her a mermaid-like appearance.

It was watched by 1.3m viewers, giving Five a 5.8% audience share.