‘Neighbours’ Remaining Episode Attracts 3m Viewers; Followers Delight In Margot Robbie, Man Pearce And Fellow Stars’ Farewell – Deadline


Three million British viewers tuned in to the ultimate episode of Australian cleaning soap Neighbours, waving off a TV stalwart after 37 years. The double-episode particular drew this peak viewers because the present drew to a detailed, based on in a single day figures, with a mean viewers of two.5million.

The hour-long finale aired on Friday night within the UK on Channel 5. Followers took to social media with reward for the final present, which recruited star alumnae Kylie Minogue and Jason Donovan. Margot Robbie made a cameo look from Los Angeles, whereas singers Natalie Imbruglia and Holly Valance filmed a scene from London, the place they each dwell.

Followers’ largest reward got here for Man Pearce, who reprised his function of Mike Younger all through the hour-long episode and dedicated wholeheartedly to his narrative arc, which noticed him reunited along with his faculty sweetheart Jane, performed by Annie Jones.

Channel 5 stated the viewing figures on Friday night time had been their highest because it started broadcasting the present in 2008. Ben Frow, chief of Paramount (proprietor of Channel 5), advised the Guardian:

“I believe there wasn’t a dry eye from the viewers as Neighbours bowed out on a excessive final night time.

“We needed to provide it a becoming, respectful ending and I hope our night time dedicated to Neighbours achieved that.

“Final night time really is the top of an period. The response from viewers in a single day has been very shifting, even when they wished the ending didn’t have to return.”