Got to Dance 2013 peaked at 760,000 viewers during its first two episodes on Sky One according to the overnight ratings board BARB.

Got to Dance viewing figures 2013: Series 4 watched by 760,000

Got to Dance Series 4 returned on Sunday 6 January 2012 with a double bill slot on Sky One and Sky One HD starting at 6pm.

The first episode airing between 6pm-7pm achieved an audience of 693,000 viewers, a 2.9% TV audience share across the main terrestrial and digital TV channels. The second episode, airing from 7pm-8pm reached 760,000, an additional 67,000.

The show may have faced competition from terrestrial celebrity dance contest Dancing On Ice which aired for 90 minutes on ITV1 between 6.15-7.45pm.

See also: Dance groups on Got to Dance 2013 episode 1 and 2

Comparatively two years ago Got to Dance Series 2 opened to an audience of 1.13 million viewers marking a drop of almost a third of viewers in the two year gap (All Street Dance didn’t report last year’s ratings).

From Got to Dance 2011:

The figures show that Got To Dance Series 2, Episode One opened to an audience of 853,000 between 6-7pm before peaking during the second episode of the dance competition at 1.13m from 7-8pm to watch who would make it through the audition process to the live quarter finals.

Viewing figures for the first week appear to follow the same pattern of the 2011 results of the 7-8pm slot having a bigger audience than the opening show.

Click to see a weekly and episode breakdown of Got to Dance 2011