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The Apprentice and News Quiz most wanted on the iPlayer

The BBC iPlayer and iPlayer Radio received 313 million requests for programmes in October 2015, up 15 million on last year.

Episode two of BBC One's The Apprentice topped the list of shows requested by iPlayer users, with Matt Edmondson's iPlayer exclusive Meet The Candidates being requested 1.9 million times. There were also strong performances from The Great British Bake Off and Doctor Foster.

8% of TV programme requests on the iPlayer were for live (simulcast) programmes.

On iPlayer Radio, The News Quiz made up the top four of the top five most requested programmes. Poirot: Death in the Clouds filled fifth place.

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