The Media Guardian reports (17 December) that the fifth (and penultimate) episode of Survivors netted 5m viewers and a 22% audience share – its best result for three weeks. Elsewhere Broadcast magazine indicates that, although the viewing figures are (predictably enough) down on that secured by the opening 90-minute pilot, Survivors “is still performing above… Read More Survivors fifth episode nets 5m viewers
Broadcast magazine reports that the viewing figures for the third episode of Survivors were down on the numbers for episode two. Survivors third episode attracted 4.6m viewers (18.2% audience share). The average figure for BBC shows in the 9pm Tuesday slot for the year is 4.8m (20.5%), so episode three came at just under that… Read More Ratings slip again for episode three – to just below average
Broadcast magazine reports that 6.5m viewers tuned in to the first episode of Survivors on BBC One on Sunday 23 November – a good showing, but one that – predictably – could not hold its own against ITV’s I’m a Celebrity. BBC1’s new apocalyptic drama Survivors got off to a fine start last night at… Read More Episode one: 6.5m tune in to Survivors
In Broadcast magazine – ‘On location: Survivors’ (19 November 2008), producer Hugh Warren describes the triumphs, challenges and tribulations of bringing the new Survivors to the screen.
Media weekly Broadcast publicises news of the Survivors remake confirmation in a brief news report: BBC to revive cult 1970s plague drama Survivors The BBC is making a modern version of cult 1970s drama series Survivors, writes Liz Thomas. The BBC1 show will be set in the present day but will follow the post-apocalyptic premise… Read More Broadcast reports on remake confirmation