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Eurovision Song Contest

161m Eurovision Song Contest viewers

The 66th Eurovision Song Contest (ESC) from Turin, Italy reached 161 million people over the three live shows in 34 measured markets. The reach of the Contest in those territories was up 7 million year on year. The viewing share for the Grand Final on Saturday May 14th was up three percentage points on 2021 […]

May 25, 2022

Live 5G broadcast for Eurovision Song Contest

Broadcast transmitter and media technologies specialist Rohde & Schwarz and comms technologist Qualcomm Technologies have joined forces with partners in four European countries – CRITS (R&D arm of RAI) in Italy; ORS, in Austria; SWR in Germany and towerCast in France – to deliver live 5G Broadcast/Multicast streaming of the Eurovision Song Contest, taking place […]

May 10, 2022By Colin Mann

Eurovision Semi-Finals on BBC Three

This May, the live Semi-Final television broadcasts of the Eurovision Song Contest in the UK will return to BBC Three for the first time since 2015. Scott Mills and Rylan Clark will be on commentary duty, overseeing proceedings and bringing viewers all the action live from the PalaOlimpico Arena in Turin, Italy. The first Semi-Final […]

February 4, 2022

Eurovision Song Contest attracts 183m viewers

The return of the Eurovision Song Contest, following its cancellation in 2020,  was seen by 183 million viewers across 36 markets. The Grand Final of the 65th Contest achieved, on average, a 4 percentage point higher TV audience share than the last Contest in 2019 of 40.5 per cent – more than double the average […]

June 1, 2021