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ITV's referendum debate takes 20% audience share

Written by Daniel Kirby on 8th June 2016

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Last night's ITV referendum debate between David Cameron and Nigel Farage acheived an average of 4 million viewers, meaning it is currently the most viewed current affairs show of 2016.

Taking place in front of a live studio audience at 9pm, the debate involved Cameron and Farage receiving questions from the audience on a variety of Brexit-related issues.

The show reached a peak of 4.6 million viewers, and achieved a 20% share of all TV viewers between 9pm and 10pm, demonstrating the growing popularity of the referendum issue.

Media coverage of the referendum is set to continue with two BBC Question Time specials and a live debate at Wembley on June 21st.