World Cup 2018: England-Tunisia match most watched TV show of 2018

World Cup 2018: England-Tunisia match most watched TV show of 2018 - InsideSport
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The FIFA World Cup 2018 match between England and Tunisia on Monday, the Britons back home created a record for TV audience numbers.

The England-Tunisia FIFA World Cup 2018 match has become the most watched television programme of the year. It attracted a peak television audience of 18.3 million on BBC One.

Monday’s game in Volgograd, which had a 69.2% audience share at its peak, beat May’s Royal Wedding, BBC has reported.

There were also a record three million requests to stream it on BBC iPlayer and the BBC Sports website.

That made it the highest-ever live audience for an online BBC programme. More than two million player ratings were awarded by users on the website.

England won the game 2-1 thanks to two goals from captain Harry Kane.

World Cup coverage on the BBC continues across TV, radio and online.


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