Charlotte Moore, BBC’s Chief Content Officer has announced the return of four top-rated BBC drama’s from the past year – The Tourist, The Responder, Vigil and Time.
The Tourist is the highest-rating drama of 2022 so far, having launched with a huge 12 million viewers and all six episodes were the most-watched episodes on BBC iPlayer in January this year. The Tourist will return again for a second series.
The second biggest new drama of 2022 so far was The Responder, launching with nearly 10 million viewers across 30-days. The Responder will return for a second series and will once again be set and filmed in Liverpool.
In 2021, Vigil was the UK’s most-watched new drama launch in three years (since Bodyguard in 2018), attracting an audience of over 13 million viewers across 30-days for episode one, and the series overall had an average of 12.6m viewers (30-days). Vigil will return for a second series and will be set and filmed in Scotland again.