Wednesday, 18 May, 2022

Blue Planet II becomes the most-watched TV show of 2017!

BBC’s Blue Planet II has become the most-watched programme of 2017 with an incredible 14 million viewers.

Blue Planet II is narrated by Sir David Attenborough and episode 1 of the incredible series was watched by a total of 14.01 million people.

New figures reveal that Blue Planet II has become the most-watched TV show of the year, beating Ariana Grande’s One Love Manchester concert in June.

Blue Planet II saw more than two million viewer figures higher than Ariana’s tribute concert which had 11.63 million.

The data has also shown that Strictly Come Dancing on October 28 attracted 12.28 million viewers.

This means the BBC are having a great year with 3 of their shows in the 10 most-watched programmes of 2017 so far.

Most watched shows of 2017 are below (so far) – Data from BARB official figures

  1. Blue Planet 2: 14.01 million
  2. Strictly Come Dancing Dancing: 12.28 million
  3. One Love Manchester: 11.63 million
  4. Broadchurch: 11.61 million
  5. Britain’s Got Talent: 11.51 million
  6. Sherlock: 11.33 million
  7. Call The Midwife: 10.6 million

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