Most watched episode ever
Misfits had a triumphant return to E4, with the premiere episode achieving the highest audience figures ever for the show.
The overall figure (including those who watched it live on the night and those who watched it on catch up and those who watched on 4OD) was 2.2m.
The third series of the show opened with a consolidated TV audience of 1.8m for episode one, a 6% increase on the previous best of 1.7m for the Christmas special in December 2010 and a 53% rise on the overnight figure of 1.2m.
Misfits was also E4’s top tweeted programme of the week, with over 63,000 tweets about the series.