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Most-watched sports games on TV in the United Kingdom (UK) 2018

Most-watched sports games on television in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2018 (average audience in millions)

by Statista Research Department, last edited Sep 17, 2019
Most-watched sports games on TV in the United Kingdom (UK) 2018 During 2018, world cup games including England accounted for all but one of the top seven sporting events in the UK. The most watched game was Croatia's semifinal win over England with almost 21 million individuals tuning in. Sports games accounted for seven of the top ten most viewed showsduring 2018.
Most watched by channel

ITV had the most viewed TV program during 2018. The channel’s most viewed program (excluding the World Cup) was I’m a Celebrity with approximately 13.7 million viewers. Channel 4’s most viewed program, the Great British Bake Off (October 30, 2018) had under ten million viewers. The popular baking show made up three of the top ten most viewed shows on Channel 4 during 2018.

Broadcasters

In 2017, the BBC had the highest audience market share of any broadcaster in the UK. BBC 1, reached almost 56 million viewers quarterly, over four million more than the next highest-ranking channel.
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Most-watched sports games on television in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2018 (average audience in millions)

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