Nobody ever does, but it still pulls 10/11m without anyone batting an eyelid.
One show I worry about is Mrs Brown. The Eve episode is well trailed but will people realise Boxing Day is the second part not a repeat? Ditto on New Years Day for the new series?
Does anybody think The Royle Family will do well against Downton Abbey?
I think people will know to tune in on Boxing Day as Miranda is being promoted. So at the end of MBB they'll say it's back on Boxing Day and on Boxing Day it'll be mentioned before Miranda. After all, earlier this year viewers followed MBB to Saturday for the finale,