In the night to new year’s Jörg Pilawa did in the First. His new year’s eve show from 20.15 clock reached 3.49 million viewers. A market share of 16.1 per cent. Since the ZDF was not able to keep up with his Comedy “The light mountain” with only 2.88 million viewers. The transmitter has in the total annual balance sheet of the front nose.

The ZDF was 2018, Germany’s rate, the strongest TV transmitter. After the last day of the year, the Second reached in the overall balance 13.9 percent market share, a success that the Helene Fischer Show at Christmas, shortly before the end of the year once again was promoted.

The First comes in the full-year balance sheet on a market share of 11.5 percent. This is evident from the Figures, the society for consumer, market and sales research (GfK) on behalf of the working group of television research (AGF).

singer Francine Jordi and presenter Jörg Pilawa at a photo session prior to the General sample of the ARD-broadcast “new year show”

the Strongest private broadcasters was reported to be RTL with 8.3 percent, followed by Sat.1 with 6.2 percent, and Vox with 4.8 percent. ProSieben came to 4.4 percent. Cable one has reached 3.5 percent. YouTube had a market share of 3.2 percent.

football world Cup as a ratings leader

Thematically, interested television viewers in the past year, nothing more than the football world Cup. In this case, the only one of the three world Cup games in which Germany won (2:1 against Sweden), according to the Media Control 27, 53 audience. The game was shown in the First. With A Market Share Of 76.3 Percent.

most-watched show in the Genre of “series” a “Tatort” from Münster with Axel Prahl and Jan Josef Liefers. “Snake pit” saw in the cut 12,16 million in the First. In the Genre of “TV game/TV-Movie” in contrast, the ZDF-crime “to the North – North-murder-Clüver and the quiet of death was” front: 9.03 million viewers. In the Genre of “report/documentation” ARD’s”focal point” the best audience: “hurricane Friederike: Germany Lahm” had an average of 7.94 million viewers. In the Genre of Real Life the Finale of the RTL jungle camp “I’m a celebrity – Get me out of here!” with 6,81 million viewers, the highest rate.


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