Facts about the world of television

September 1, 2020 3:56 pm


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Here are some interesting facts about the world of television.

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  • Soap operas used to be the favourite programs to watch but there has been a subtle shift over the last few years and it is thought that over 41% of people now state that documentaries are their favourite type of television program. Blue Planet II was the most watched program of 2017 with over 14 million viewers tuning in to watch it live and even more watching it on catch up and streaming services like Netflix. The M*A*S*H final episode takes the title of most watched episode on televisione evr with over 103 million people watching the sad final scenes.

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  • When UK television watchers were asked for their all time favourite sitcom the results were overwhelming, with ‘Only Fools and Horses’ coming out on top. The Chase took the spot for the most popular game show and Strictly Come Dancing for the reality show.
  • In the US television presenters and hosts are paid a staggering amount of money. Dr Phil is thought to be paid the highest in the world at $79 million.
  • Some shows cost an incredible amount of money to make with the Netflix series The Crown costing $130 million to produce. It is a good job that it is a popular program with viewers.