Best TG4 Audience Share in Last 7 Years
TG4 has seen its best audience share in the last 7 years. The channel had 2.74% share of the audience in May 2021, its previous best was in April 2017 when it achieved 2.67%. RTÉ ONE's Nine News on May 23rd was the most watch programme of the month with 526,100. Meanwhile, RTĂ‰2's audience has dipped back to 4.5% audience share in May, the channel will expect to gain a large audience over the next few months with its coverage of the GAA championships, Euros 2020 and the Olympic Games. Overall RTĂ‰ held 25% of the audience, while Virgin Media Television had 18%.
TG4 had an audience share of 3%.
RTĂ‰ ONE saw a monthly decrease in audience of 2%, it had an audience share of 19%, down 14% from May last year.
RTĂ‰2 saw its share decrease 7% from last month, achieving just 4.5% share, it was up by 23% from May 2020.
RTĂ‰ ONE +1 and RTĂ‰jr had 1.07% and 0.44% respectively. RTĂ‰2 +1 had 0.26% in May.
Virgin Media one's audience share was 11% in May, a drop of 5% from April, and a 1% increase year on year.
Virgin Media TWO has a 4% share, up 8% from last month and up 15% from May 2020.
Meanwhile, Virgin Media THREE was at 3%, down 4% from April but up 100% from May 2020. Virgin Media one +1 had an audience share of 0.34%.
eirSport1 saw its audience increase to 0.21%, while Virgin Media Sport had 0.1%.
English channels had 54% share of the audience in May 2021.
|Channel||May 2021||Monthly Change||Yearly Change|
|RTĂ‰ ONE +1||1.07%||-17%||-16%|
|VMT one +1||0.34%||3%||-15%|
|eir Sport 1||0.21%||62%||133%|
|Virgin Media TV||18.04%||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 RTĂ‰ News, and any other channels not mentioned above.