The season 11 finale of U.K. broadcaster Channel 4’s popular baking competition “The Great British Bake Off” has set viewing records for the channel.
The episode attracted a record-breaking average audience of 9.2 million viewers and a 39.7% share of the viewing audience from 8pm to 9.15pm on Tuesday night, with a five-minute peak of 10.4 million, making it the show’s biggest ever overnight audience on Channel 4.
The previous highest-rating “Bake Off” episode on Channel 4 was the 2017 finale, which attracted 7.7 million viewers and a 34.6% share of the viewing audience and 57.5% share of young viewers.
The Love Productions-made show is the highest rating Channel 4 show since modern records began in 2002, the channel said.
The finale saw Peter Sawkins, a finance student from Edinburgh,