Eurovision final attracts biggest UK TV audience in its history | Reuters

Eurovision final attracts biggest UK TV audience in its history |  Reuters

Swedish singer Lorraine was the winner of Eurovision – Photo: Corinne Cumming/EPU

A final From the music competition Eurovision The event attracted the largest British television audience in its history, peaking at 11 million viewers, the BBC said in a statement on Sunday.

Sweden’s Lorraine won Eurovision 2023 on Saturday. The event was held in Liverpool, in the north of England, on behalf of last year’s champion, Ukraine, which was unable to host this year due to the invasion of Russia.

The BBC said the final drew 11 million viewers, an average of 9.9 million viewers and a 63% audience share. “The fact that millions of people tuned in reflects just how important Eurovision has become,” BBC unscripted director Kate Phillips said in a statement.

“Liverpool welcomed the world’s biggest singing competition with open arms and exceeded our expectations,” he said.

Contest organizers the European Broadcasting Union estimated that more than 160 million people watched worldwide in 2022 figures. (Reporting by William James)

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