Episode 4 of Bodyguard consolidated to 11.1m after 4m caught up – biggest 2018 audience outside of Cup and just behind one ep of Britain’s Got Talent (11.2m)
— Robin Parker (@robinparker55) September 18, 2018
The show centers on David Budd, a bodyguard played by Richard Madden (Game of Thrones) assigned to protect Home Secretary Julia Montague (Keeley Hawes). Netflix picked up the series before it was filmed, The Guardian reports. The series will join other BBC titles streamed by Netflix, including Peaky Blinders, The Fall, River, Black Earth Rising, Collateral, Troy: Fall of a City, Wanderlust, Giri/Haji and The Last Kingdom.