Last night's Emmerdale live episode, to mark the Yorkshire soap's 40th anniversary, attracted 9.2 million viewers. This is the soap's highest audience since January 2010. A peak of 10.2 million viewers tuned in to see Carl King being bludgeoned to death with a brick.
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