TV in 2018: Moments that defined our small screen viewing

This year has been a bumper one for the small screen.

Thursday, 27th December 2018, 2:22 pm
Updated Tuesday, 8th January 2019, 9:58 pm
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Here is a round-up of some of this year's top TV shows and moments:

The final episode become the most-watched episode of any drama since records began in 2002, according to the BBC, which also revealed the series was watched by an audience of 17.1 million across 28 days.
Doctor Who fans were introduced to the first female Timelord, played by Jodie Whittaker, when the sci-fi series returned in October.

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Channel 5 confirmed what had long been rumoured - Big Brother and its celebrity counterpart would be coming to end.
Ant McPartlin announced he would not host I'm A Celebrity for the first time since the show began in 2002. Holly Willoughby filled in as Declan Donnelly's co-host.
Matthew Wright announced in May he was leaving his role as host of The Wright Stuff after almost 18 years. The show was renamed after its new host, Jeremy Vine, who took over in September.
EastEnders star Danny Dyer aired his political views on the one-off evening show. He appeared on the ITV programme hosted by Piers Morgan and Susanna Reid.
The X Factor announced a new judging panel of One Direction star Louis Tomlinson and singer Robbie Williams and his wife, Ayda, to join head judge Simon Cowell.