‘Friends: The Reunion’ Breaks Sky One Ratings Records In UK

Friends: The Reunion seems to be Sky’s lobster.

The reunion present was a giant success within the UK, the place it aired on Sky One. The sequence, which was got here from producers together with James Corden and Ben Winston’s Fulwell 73, drew over 5M viewers for the Comcast-owned community.

Much like the truth that Joey doesn’t share meals, HBO Max, which ordered the particular, doesn’t share rankings so we could by no means know the way it did within the U.S. compared.

Over 4 viewings, throughout dwell, recorded and downloads, the sequence was watched by 5.3M within the UK. This was Sky’s most watched present within the final two years and second solely to the ultimate sequence of Game of Thrones for the largest viewers ever throughout Sky’s portfolio of channels.

It aired on Sky One, the community’s leisure channel, which is separate to Sky Atlantic, which usually aired scripted dramas, many from HBO Max sibling HBO.

Friends beforehand aired on Channel 4 within the UK throughout its ten 12 months run.

The reunion present’s May 27 UK launch was Sky One’s highest score since not less than 2006, when the earliest information can be found, and it comfortably beat An Idiot Abroad, the community’s earlier highest rater in 2011.

Friends: The Reunion noticed stars Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, Matt LeBlanc, Matthew Perry, and David Schwimmer return to the comedy’s unique soundstage, Stage 24, on the Warner Bros. Studio lot in Burbank in an unscripted particular.

Guest stars included James Corden, who hosted, David Beckham, Justin Bieber and Lady Gaga.

Winston directed and the present was produced by Fulwell 73, Warner Bros. Unscripted Television, Warner Horizon, and Bright/Kauffman/Crane Productions.

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