BBC comedy Still Game returns to TV with record audience
Scottish comedy Still Game has made a hugely successful return to TV after almost a decade.
The sitcom attracted its highest ever overnight audience for a single episode on Friday night.
It took a 58% share of the Scottish TV audience with 1.3 million viewers - beating its previous record of 1.2 million.
Airing for the first time on BBC One throughout the UK, it drew a total of audience of 3.2 million.
Still Game follows the antics of pensioners Jack Jarvis and Victor McDade and ran for six series between 2002 and 2007.
The new six-part series was commissioned after the show's writers and... read more
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