'Ugly Betty' return pulls in 1.8 million
Thursday, June 25 2009, 11:32 BST
By Dan French, TV Reporter
Ugly Betty's season three premiere pulled in 1.83m (10.5%) for Channel 4 last night during the 10pm hour, according to early ratings figures.
The audience is down around 650k on the season two premiere, which had 2.48m (11.7%) on October 10, 2007. The season one opener attracted an impressive 4.5m (19%) on January 5, 2007.
Last night's Betty was broadcast after the Big Brother highlights show, which managed 1.78m (8.4%). A special live nominations show aired after the America Ferrera-fronted series, grabbing 1.77m (14.7%).