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UK : Viewing Figures for the BBC’s Broadcast of ‘Eurovision’s Greatest Hits’

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UK : Viewing Figures for the BBC’s Broadcast of ‘Eurovision’s Greatest Hits’

Last night the BBC broadcast their show ‘Eurovision’s Greatest Hits’ on BBC1. A walk down memory lane of Eurovision classics from some familiar faces.

How many people did the show attract in the UK? Viewing figures have been released.

Eurovision’s Greatest Hits was seen by an average of 1.89 million (9.5% share) viewers on BBC One. The show had a peak of 2.12 million viewers (12.3%) at 10.15pm.


How did Eurovision’s Greatest Hits compare to shows on other channels at the same time? 


On BBC 2 Springwatch at Easter was seen by a BBC Two evening high of 2.25 million (10.7%) at 9pm

On ITV ‘Bear Grylls: Mission Survive’ entertained 3.03 million (14.4%) at 9pm.

Channel 4’s Gogglebox won the 9pm viewing slot achieving ratings of 3.07 million (14.6%) at 9pm


So Channel 4’s Gogglebox was the 9pm’s biggest viewed show in the UK

For a one-off show that was given the BBC1 prime time slot, some say that the BBC had hoped for higher ratings for ‘Eurovision’s Greatest Hits’


The show was also broadcast in Ireland on RTE. We are awaiting for viewing figures. What is interesting to see is that the show was trending in Ireland on Twitter – showing the continued interest in the contest in the country.


What do you think of the viewing figures for the last night’s show? Sweden’s SVT will broadcast the show tonight and will feature a pre and post show social media broadcasts.


Author/Editor in Chief Garrett Mulhall

Source : Digital Spy

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