The Guardian reports a “Giant Leap for Gavin & Stacey” with unofficial overnight ratings.
Quick highlights courtesy of the article:
- Second highest rating for a comedy on BBC3 (behind Little Britain in October 2004).
- Episode 1 had 1.7 million and Episode 2, 1.6 million viewers (far surpassing series 1 average of about half a million – see the Gavin & Stacey Wikipedia page for series 1 episodic breakouts.
- “The two episodes were the fifth- and sixth-best rated shows on BBC3 since it launched five years ago.”