November\'s winder sports coverage and the annual Late Late Toy Show helped RTÉ get 28% of the audience with Virgin Media TV retain 19%. The Late Late Toy Show topped the TV charts once more, with an average audience of 1.8 million across the week. The live show had 1.56 million people tuned to the annual event, with additional 292,000 viewers watching on RTÉ ONE +1 and the Saturday repeat. RTÉ also scored well with sports getting a 6% of the audience, with the Irish Women\'s stunning win against Georgia getting an average audience of 209,000 viewers, along with 131,000 for FAI coverage and 686,000 for Ireland V New Zealand in Rugby. \r\n
October saw RTÉ2\'s audience drop back to 5%, this compares to its best summer results in several years. RTÉ ONE\'s drama KIN remained the most watched show with 631,600 viewers, down slightly from September\'s 686,600 viewers. Virgin Media one\'s Gogglebox Ireland on October 27th had 274,400 viewers. Overall RTÉ held 26% of the audience, while Virgin Media Television retained 19%.
RTÉ has seen both Sporting action and Drama return viewers. RTÉ2\'s coverage of the All Ireland Football Final had 944,600, while RTÉ ONE\'s drama KIN had 686,600. The Great British Bake Off on Channel 4 returned with 178,300 viewers. Overall RTÉ held 28% of the audience, while Virgin Media Television retained 18%.
RTÉ2 after seeing its best audience share of the last 3 years has top has seen its share drop back in August as the Olympics and GAA Championships came to an end. The channel had 10% share of the audience in August 2021. The post match analysis of the All Ireland Hurling Semi-Final was the most watch programme of the month with 887,800 on August 14th. RTÉ2 will hope to retain its summer time audience in September with continued coverage of the final of the GAA Football championship. Overall RTÉ held 27% of the audience, while Virgin Media Television retained 18%.
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RTÉ2 after seeing its best audience share of the last 3 years has seen its share increase again in July as the Euros came to an end and the Olympics began. The channel had 12.18% share of the audience in July 2021. The final of the Euros between England and Italy had an average of 941,300, this compares to 898,100 in 2016 when the final was broadcast on both RTÉ2 and TV3 (now Virgin Media one). In June 2016 RTÉ\'s coverage of the Euro final had 782,100 while TV3\'s had 116,000 viewers. RTÉ2 will hope to retain its summer time audience in August with continued coverage of the GAA championships and the Olympic Games. Overall RTÉ held 30% of the audience, while Virgin Media Television had 18%.