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England QF most-watched live TV event of 2021

England’s Euro 2020 quarter-final win over Ukraine on July 3rd was watched by an audience of 20.9 million people on the BBC, slightly up on the 20.6 million who watched the win over Germany in the previous round. The peak audience figure made it the most-watched live TV event of 2021 in the UK. A […]

July 5, 2021By Nik Roseveare

Research: UK homes at war over who gets big screen for football

More than two million UK households are at war over who gets to watch the big screen when the Euro 2020 football tournament is on, according to research by Uswitch, the comparison and switching service. Close to one million unlucky fans have been relegated to watching the football on a secondary screen after a family […]

June 24, 2021

ITV: 17.7m watch England v Czech Republic

ITV’s coverage of England’s final group game against the Czechs and Scotland’s loss to Croatia across ITV and STV drew a peak of 17.7 million as England won Group D and progressed to the last 16 whilst Scotland bowed out following defeat to Croatia. ITV peaked with a live TV audience of 17.7million [across TV […]

June 23, 2021

ITV draws audience of 20m for Eng v Scot

ITV’s coverage of England and Scotland’s draw at Wembley on June 18th peaked with 20 million viewers – a 79 per cent share across ITV and STV – becoming the most-watched match of Euro 2020 so far. The match set a new broadcaster streaming record with 4.8 million streams across ITV Hub and STV Player, […]

June 21, 2021

England v Croatia sets iPlayer record

England’s winning start to their Euro 2020 campaign on June 13th pulled in a peak TV audience of 11.6 million and a 79.2 per cent share of available viewers, and also set a new BBC iPlayer live viewing record with the game being streamed 3.9 million times. The match, which saw Raheem Sterling’s goal secure […]

June 14, 2021By Nik Roseveare

Premier League APAC anti-piracy campaign

With the start of the delayed 2020/21 season days away, the English Premier League has launched anti-piracy media campaigns in Hong Kong and Malaysia. The ‘Boot Out Piracy’ advertising campaign aims to raise awareness of the compromised viewing quality and risks faced by fans watching matches via illegal streams. It will highlight the dangers illegal […]

September 9, 2020By Colin Mann