I'M A Celebrity scored a bumper 10.2million viewers for its launch episode, new data has revealed.
The huge ratings success makes it one of the most watched TV events of the year, attracting a whopping 51 percent of telly viewers on the night.
Only the King's Coronation and the final episode of this year's Happy Valley topped the jungle antics.
But it is number one when it comes to the 16-34 year old age range.
The launch episode consolidated with 2.3m viewers in that bracket, the largest of the year.
And thanks to its strong line-up and daily doses of drama in camp, it's maintained a dominant share of viewers.
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She replied: "I feel rancid but I'm alright, just how I always do really."
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Announcing her departure, a spokesperson for I'm A Celebrity said: "Unfortunately Grace Dent has left the show on medical grounds.
"She has been a great campmate and will be missed by her fellow celebrities and viewers alike."
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