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UKTV records best ever audience numbers

UKTV's recently rebranded channels - G.O.L.D., Watch, Dave and Alibi - helped drive audiences in record numbers over the month of December to UKTV and its 10 channels. 36.5 million viewers tuned in, increasing UKTV's reach by 6% year on year. From Christmas to New Year's Day UKTV saw an 11% spike (and a 19% increase in pay TV homes) in audiences from last year.
January 7, 2009

UKTV’s recently rebranded channels – G.O.L.D., Watch, Dave and Alibi – helped drive audiences in record numbers over the month of December to UKTV and its 10 channels. 36.5 million viewers tuned in, increasing UKTV’s reach by 6% year on year. From Christmas to New Year’s Day UKTV saw an 11% spike (and a 19% increase in pay TV homes) in audiences from last year.

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Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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