Record-breaking Women’s Euro 2022 on the BBC
The tournament overall saw total TV reach of 27.4m (15 mins or more) and was streamed 18m times across BBC iPlayer and BBC Sport website and app
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• Audience of 27.4m watched BBC coverage of Women’s Euro 2022
The tournament overall saw total TV reach of 27.4m (15mins or more) and was streamed 18m times across BBC iPlayer and BBC Sport website and app.
England clinched a major tournament trophy for the first time since 1966 as the Lionesses faced Germany at a sold-out Wembley Stadium yesterday – this game attracted a peak TV audience of 17.4m on BBC One and was streamed 5.9m times across BBC iPlayer and BBC Sport website and app.
BBC Director-General, Tim Davie says: “We are incredibly proud to have championed women’s football and are thrilled we were able to bring such a special sporting event to the public. The final was the most-watched women’s football game on UK television of all-time and the most-watched programme in 2022 so far - and deservedly so. Everyone at the BBC is delighted with how successful this tournament has been.”
Women’s Euro 2022 coverage on the BBC:
• After 31 games, BBC reach (15 mins or more) has been 27.4m
The top five most-watched matches on TV (peak):
This year, BBC audiences will have continued access to women’s football with a match shown each round from the Women’s Super League on BBC One or BBC Two, the Women’s Football Show, live women’s FA Cup football including the semi-finals and final, and other international fixtures.
Source BBC One
August 2, 2022 4:00am ET by BBC One