In the wake of the Duke of Edinburgh’s death, the BBC pulled the entirety of its programming on BBC One, BBC Two and BBC Four.
BBC One drew an average of 2.41m viewers between 7pm and 11pm, where it broadcast a two-hour Prince Philip special.
Viewing figures for the BBC and ITV collapsed after they pulled their regularly scheduled programming for wall-to-wall coverage of Prince Philip’s death.
BBC One suffered a similar, if less dramatic, loss of average viewers.
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