Olympics 2012
Leave a Comment

BBC reveal opening ceremony ratings

According to the BBC, viewing figures peaked at 26.9 million, while the average was recorded as 22.4 million for the show, which ran from 9pm until 12.50am, with an audience share of 82%.

A representative for the network said it was the largest television audience since the Broadcasters’ Audience Research Board was introduced in 2002.

The opening ceremony of the Beijing Games four years was viewed by 5.9 million UK audience, while 10.7 million tuned in for the start of the Athens Olympics in 2002.

Peak viewing figures of 23.2 million were recorded for England’s Euro 2012 quarter-final against Italy, while 17.1 million watched the Wimbledon final between Andy Murray and Roger Federer.

This entry was posted in: Olympics 2012


Jerry is a founding member of the BuzzHub team and is currently in the position of Film Editor. He chips away at his wall with a pen-knife, counting down the days until Star Wars: The Force Awakens.

Leave A Comment

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s