I’m A Celebrity’s viewing figures plummet by 3MILLION on last year…as bosses are forced to CANCEL the live show due to chaotic weather  

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I’m a celebrity…get me out of here! The viewing figures have been falling in comparison to last year’s lockdown viewership.

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As of Friday 26 November, the ITV program had an average rating of 6.37 million viewers, significantly lower than the previous series, which averaged 11.46.

The 2021 series saw viewership so far compared to the ratings series 18 in 2018 – won by Harry Redknapp – which averaged 12.14.

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The Slowdown: As of Friday November 26, I’m A Celeb’s ratings averaged 6.37 million viewers, significantly lower than the previous series, which averaged 11.46.

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Although in more positive news, the show received the largest viewership across channels with a peak of 31.2% and 5707.3 in overnight ratings for I’m A Celebrity on Friday.

MailOnline contacted I’m A Celeb representatives regarding the figures, who said: ‘Launch audience for I’m a Celebrity…Get Me Out of Here! As per the latest aggregated data available, it has so far reached a peak of 11.3 million viewers.

Taking into account the demand audience, he said: ‘This represents an increase of 2.3 million since the peak overnight viewership, when viewing so far is taken into account, indicating that the audience is also close to the main broadcast. After catching at your convenience.

He continued: ‘The full 7 days of consolidated data for launch will be available next Monday, however, based on currently available partial aggregated data and viewing hubs, the average viewership for the 100-minute opening episode has so far been around 10 million. reached the audience. ,

The Gruesome: 2021 series saw viewership so far compared to the ratings series 18 in 2018 - won by Harry Redknapp - which averaged 12.14.

The Gruesome: 2021 series saw viewership so far compared to the ratings series 18 in 2018 – won by Harry Redknapp – which averaged 12.14.

The data comes as I’m A Celeb Boss announced that two of its live shows would be canceled due to technical difficulties caused by Storm Arwen.

In the latest blow to a troubled series, ITV owners confirmed that this weekend’s show will be replaced by anthology shows looking at previous series, however, normal service should resume next week.

Friday’s show was pre-recorded by hosts Ant and Dec, due to safety concerns over the threat of Storm Arwen.

Trouble: The data comes after I'm A Celeb owners announced that two of its live shows would be canceled due to technical difficulties caused by Storm Arwen

Trouble: The data comes after I’m A Celeb owners announced that two of its live shows would be canceled due to technical difficulties caused by Storm Arwen

The statement read: ‘Due to technical difficulties caused by extreme weather conditions in the area, I am a celebrity… There will be no new episodes of Get Me Out of Here! This weekend (Saturday and Sunday).

‘I’m a celebrity…Get me out of here! Tonight and Tomorrow Night in the ITV schedule will be replaced by anthology shows (voiced by Ant & Dec) featuring the best moments from the previous series.’

It was thought that gusts of 70 mph knocked out satellite systems and caused huge technical disruptions for the production crew.

Pre-planned: Friday's program was pre-recorded by hosts Ant and Dec, due to safety concerns from the threat of Hurricane Arwen.

Pre-planned: Friday’s program was pre-recorded by hosts Ant and Dec, due to safety concerns from the threat of Hurricane Arwen.

Security workers and production workers had to ‘run for their lives’ and ‘have their feet blown off’ as a 70 mph wind battered 19th-century Gwyrich Castle in North Wales.

Ant and Dec did not present Friday’s episode live for the first time in the show’s 19-year history and filmed their segments in the afternoon before the storm worsened.

And while it was hoped that things would continue as normal this weekend, the impact of Hurricane Arwen meant that immediate changes had to be made.

Chaos: It was thought that the gusts of 70 mph knocked out satellite systems and caused huge technical disruptions for the production crew.

Chaos: It was thought that the gusts of 70 mph knocked out satellite systems and caused huge technical disruptions for the production crew.

A source said, ‘It was scary. Down in front of the palace people were running everywhere to try and secure the property and the fencing.

‘People’s feet were shattered. Thankfully no one was seriously injured.

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