RTÉ2 Dips Back Below 5%
Reeling in the Years was the most watch programme with 653,000 viewers looking back at the events of 2010. RTÉ2 has dipped back below 5% audience share, the boost last month by the royals and sport failed to help them make ground. Overall RTÉ saw 2% decrease month on month and a 8% decrease year on year. As the Six Nations ended on Virgin Media Television its audience also departed in April giving them a monthly drop of 13% but a 16% increase year on year. Overall RTÉ held 26% of the audience, while Virgin Media Television had 19%.
TG4 had an audience share of 2%.
RTÉ ONE saw a monthly decrease in audience of 2%, it had an audience share of 19%, down 13% from April last year.
RTÉ2 saw its share decrease 17% from last month, acheiving just 5% share, it was up by 7% from April 2020.
RTÉ ONE +1 and RTÉjr had 1.29% and 0.35% respectively. RTÉ2 +1 had 0.25% in April.
Virgin Media one's audience share was 11% in March, a drop of 18% from March, and a 9% increase year on year.
Virgin Media TWO has a 4% share, down 6% from last month and up 12% from March 2020.
Meanwhile, Virgin Media THREE was at 3%, down 1% from March but up 67% from April 2020. Virgin Media one +1 had an audience share of 0.33%.
eirSport1 saw its audience drop to 0.13%, while Virgin Media Sport also had 0.13%.
English channels had 54% share of the audience in April 2021.
|Channel||April 2021||Monthly Change||Yearly Change|
|RTÉ ONE +1||1.29%||13%||4%|
|VMT one +1||0.33%||18%||-21%|
|eir Sport 1||0.13%||-35%||63%|
|Virgin Media TV||18.51%||19.73%|
Full list of channels by broadcaster
BBC includes BBC1 and BBC2
Channel 4 includes Channel 4, Channel 4 +1, More4, E4, E4 +1 and Film4
Viacom includes Comedy Central, Comedy Central Extra, MTV, Nickelodeon, Nick Jr, Nicktoons, Nick Jr Too, CBS Reality, CBS Justice and CBS Drama
Sky includes Sky Arts, Sky Nature, Sky Comedy, Sky 1, Sky Replay, Sky News, Sky Sport Main Event, Sky Sports Football, Sky Sports Golf, Sky Sports Premier League, Sky Sports News, Sky Witness, Sky Atlantic, Sky Documentry, Pick and Challenge
Discovery includes HGTV, Quest Red, DMAX, TLC, Discovery, Discovery ID, Really and Food Network
UKTV includes Dave, Gold, Alibi, W and Drama
Others includes E! and RTÉ News, and any other channels not mentioned above.