Eurovision 2015 most watched program on RAI2

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The direct final of the Eurovision Song Contest is the most watched program of the year 2015 become on the Italian State broadcaster RAI 2. This reports the Italian Eurovision website Eurofestivalnews.

Italy takes part in the Eurovision Song Contest since 2011. That year looked a little over a million Italians to the finals on RAI2. Throughout recent years, the popularity of the game has increased considerably, especially when the winners of it’s still immensely popular music festival of Sanremo Il Volo travelled to Vienna in May this year.

The gentlemen achieved a third place for the southern European country, and that translated into very fine figures: more than 3.2 million Italians saw the bronze paste for Grande amore. That translated into a market share of a FAT 16%, almost 10% above the average share that evening in may 2015 RAI2. The final of the 60th Song festival put out even the final of the local version of The Voice over.

More positive news viewership falls to pick it up at the semifinal that the RAI broadcast on her fourth net, in which the Italian viewers also were allowed to vote. That drew almost 800,000 viewers, making it the second most watched program of the year makes on RAI4.

Next year will be the winner of the above music festival be asked to take part in the European event. With nearly 12 million viewers for the final last February, is to book as the Sanremo 2015 most viewed broadcast of RAI1.