The 60th Eurovision Song Contest in Vienna marked an important drop in NERIT’s TV ratings. Despite this being a fall, for the 14th year in a row the Greek national broadcaster saw the TV ratings for Europe’s favourite music competition be over 50% of the audience last Saturday. Specifically, an average of 53,9% of Greek…
Saturday night’s 60th Eurovision Song Contest found itself losing some 2 million British viewers year on year. Grand Final coverage which ran for 4 hours on BBC One averaged 6.6 million viewers, becoming the lowest rating for the contest in 5 years.
This year’s host country, Austria, became the first in the Eurovision history to not earn one single point in the year they were hosting it. They aren’t the first host country however that fails to deliver a decent result.
This year Denmark didn’t qualify for the final of the Eurovision Song Contest, and with that in mind the viewing figures are somewhat impressive. The first semi-final is the most seen programme of the week, and the final the second highest.