UK fans flocked to TV to watch Princess Eugenie's wedding

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(Toby Melville, Pool via AP). Britain's Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank leave St George's Chapel after their wedding at Windsor Castle, near London, England, Friday Oct. 12, 2018. (Toby Melville, Pool via AP). Britain's Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank leave St George's Chapel after their wedding at Windsor Castle, near London, England, Friday Oct. 12, 2018.
(AP Photo/Rui Vieira). Princess Eugenie of York, right, and Jack Brooksbank smile as they travel from St George's Chapel to Windsor Castle after their wedding at St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle, near London, England, Friday, Oct 12, 2018. (AP Photo/Rui Vieira). Princess Eugenie of York, right, and Jack Brooksbank smile as they travel from St George's Chapel to Windsor Castle after their wedding at St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle, near London, England, Friday, Oct 12, 2018.
(AP Photo/Alastair Grant, Pool). Prince Harry and his wife Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, smile as they wait for the bridal procession at the wedding of Princess Eugenie of York and Jack Brooksbank in St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle, near London, Englan... (AP Photo/Alastair Grant, Pool). Prince Harry and his wife Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, smile as they wait for the bridal procession at the wedding of Princess Eugenie of York and Jack Brooksbank in St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle, near London, Englan...
(Jonathan Brady, Pool via AP). Princess Eugenie of York and Jack Brooksbank after their wedding ceremony at St George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle, near London, England, Friday Oct. 12, 2018. (Jonathan Brady, Pool via AP). Princess Eugenie of York and Jack Brooksbank after their wedding ceremony at St George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle, near London, England, Friday Oct. 12, 2018.

LONDON (AP) - The royal wedding of Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank was a big hit in terms of British TV viewership.

ITV said Saturday that it added roughly 2.1 million viewers during its extended morning program that showed live coverage of Friday's wedding at Windsor Castle.

ITV was the only U.K. broadcaster that showed the entire service live from St. George's Chapel.

Competitors BBC and Sky News showed snippets of the wedding and the crowds thronging the streets of Windsor outside the castle.

BBC blamed a failure of its voice recognition system for a subtitle that briefly referred to Eugenie's "beautiful breasts" rather than her "beautiful dress" as she walked up the stairs to the chapel.

Eugenie is the granddaughter of Queen Elizabeth II and ninth in line to the British throne.

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