iPlayer requests up 15% YoY
December 1, 2015
There were 313 million TV and radio requests for programmes on BBC iPlayer in October. As the nights draw in, TV increases in appeal and there were 15 million more TV requests than in October last year, noted the corporation.Requests from computers, mobiles and tablets all increased in October (up 5 per cent, 9 per cent and 8 per cent respectively.
The Apprentice topped the programmes list for the month with Episode 2 receiving 1.9 million requests. Exclusively available on BBC iPlayer, Matt Edmondson’s Meet The Candidates also performed well, with 1.1 milliob requests. The stars of the autumn schedule, Doctor Foster and The Great British Bake Off, had their final episodes in October and these also performed strongly.