The 24-year-old TV series “Friends” was more popular The Grand TourAugust 16, 2018
The Grand Tour became the second most popular in the UK in the first half of 2018. In the first place was the sitcom “Friends”, which began to show 24 years ago and was removed from the air 14 years ago.
As reported by the state media controller Ofcom, the rating took into account the programs, access to which could be obtained through streaming services by subscription. In December 2017 the average number of spectators of the show The Grand Tour for the week was 1.5 million. Compared to 2016, the number of subscribers to Amazon Prime, who watched the show, decreased by seven percent, from 29 to 22 percent. About half of the audience of The Grand Tour are “millenial”, seven out of ten are men.
Analysts Ofcom also notes that half of the new subscribers of Amazon Prime began to use the service precisely because of the Clarkson, Hammond and May shows.
The first episode of The Grand Tour, which famous leaders launched after the scandalous departure from Top Gear, was aired on November 18, 2016. Filming took place in South African Johannesburg. In all, 13 episodes were shown in the first season of the show.