MRS Brown’s Boys Christmas Day particular acquired the present’s worst scores in 9 years.
The present, which aired at 10pm on Christmas Day, pulled in 3.8m viewers – which is far lower than the 11m who watched the present in 2013.
Mrs Brown’s Boys did not get it is traditional sky-high scores on Christmas DayCredit score: WARNING: Use of this picture is topic to the phrases of use of BBC Photos’ Digital Image
The forged of Mrs Brown’s BoysCredit score: Handout
The comedy was overwhelmed within the scores by The Queen’s Speech (8.2m), the Strictly Christmas particular (4.9m) and Name The Midwife – which had 5.4m viewers tuning in.
It comes simply days after creator Brendan O’Carroll introduced the BBC had recommissioned the present for Christmas specials until 2026.
And yesterday, actor Gary Hollywood introduced he was taking legal action after being written off the present.
The 41-year-old has alleged he was “unfairly handled” whereas working as Dino Doyle on the BBC present.
Mrs Brown’s Boys stars Gary Hollywood and Brendan O’CarrollCredit score: John Kirkby – The Solar Glasgow
Lodging paperwork for a tribunal, Gary claimed he was paid lower than his co-stars for spin-off present All Spherical To Mrs Brown’s – and was axed from a festive particular after making a criticism.
He informed the Every day Star: “I really feel I wasn’t being paid equally and I wasn’t being given a proof for choices.
“Once I tried to resolve it, nothing was carried out. I used to be simply disregarded. However I received’t put up with it any extra. I received’t be handled like that. This has gone too far. They shouldn’t do that to individuals.”
Gary stop as Dino earlier this 12 months, with present creator and star Brendan insisting they had been on good phrases on the time.
Gary is taking authorized motion over ‘unfair pay’ claimsCredit score: BBC
Insisting he isn’t a “grasping individual”, Gary says he “simply needs the reality” and to be compensated for the time he wasn’t paid pretty.
Final week, Brendan told the Irish Sun how he’s thrilled to be bringing laughter to properties everywhere in the UK and Eire along with his foul-mouthed comedy sequence, notably after a troublesome 2020.
The star confronted his personal hardships after he misplaced his sister Fiona in March, days earlier than the Covid-19 pandemic swept the world, however says he’s delighted to finish the 12 months on a optimistic be aware.