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Ratings winners

Here are some of our global ratings highlights for 2013 to date:

Austria
– Building on its continued success, Bauer Such Frau (The Farmer Wants a Wife) has aired two series in 2013 and ranks as the No.1 entertainment show on ATV, with an average audience share 151% above the broadcaster’s slot average.

Australia
– Airing on Eleven, Neighbours is the highest-rated programme of the year across all free-to-air digital channels in Australia.
– The fourth successful series of The X Factor aired from July-September 2013, attracting its highest-rated launch episode ever with 1.7 million viewers tuning in. Amongst the key commercial target (Adults 25-54), the series ranked as the No.1 show in its time slot with a 30% share, outperforming Seven by 52%.
– New drama Wentworth is the most-watched show ever on Australian Pay TV, with an average audience an incredible 867% above SoHo’s average.

Denmark
– Airing its sixth series in 2013, The X Factor Denmark once again ranked as the No.1 entertainment show in Denmark, and has been No.1 for the past six years. The X Factor was watched by an average audience of 1.5 million viewers and a 56.5% market share for all viewers (3+) – 99% higher than DR1’s prime time average. The X Factor was also the No.1 programme in the Denmark for Adults 15-24.

Finland
– Peaking with an audience of 0.9 million viewers, Salatut Elämät (Secret Lives) is the highest-rated drama series on MTV3 in Finland for an incredible 13th year in 2013. Salatut Elämät averages a massive 62% share for young adults (15-24), outperforming MTV3’s prime time average by 141%.

France
– The eighth series of L'amour est dans le pré (The Farmer Wants A Wife) wins an average audience of 5.7 million viewers with a 24.7% market share, ranking as the highest-rated entertainment show on M6 for the sixth year in a row.
– Questions Pour un Champion (Going For Gold) continues to rank as the No.1 game show for broadcaster France 3, winning a peak audience of 2.4 million viewers for the year to date.

Germany
– Aired on RTL since 1992, Gute Zeiten, Schlechte Zeiten (Good Times, Bad Times) continues to be Germany’s No.1 Drama Serial, winning a peak audience of 4.2 million viewers so far this year.
– Deutschland Sucht den Superstar (Idols) is the second most-watched programme on RTL for Adults 14-49 so far this year and consistently ranks No.1 in its time period for the demographic.
– The ninth series of Zuhause im Glück won an average audience of 2 million viewers, the show’s best performance since Series 2 and an increase of 21% series-on-series; Zuhause im Gluck is the No.1 show on RTL II so far this year.
– TV movies continue to prove a success in Germany, with Generation War (Unsere Mütter, unsere Väter) winning an average audience of 7.2 million viewers across its three parts and ranking as ZDF’s highest-rated TV film in 2013 for Adults 14-49.

Hungary
– On air since 1998, Barátok Közt (Between Friends) continues to prove a hit with viewers ranking as the highest performing drama in Hungary, peaking with 1.8 million viewers so far in 2013.
– The fourth series of The X Factor attracted 2.1 million viewers to its launch episode in September, outperforming the broadcaster by 138% and ranking as the No.1 show in Hungary for both all viewers & Adults 15-29 for the third consecutive year.

Indonesia
– The debut series of The X Factor is the highest-rated entertainment show in Indonesia for 2013, peaking with an audience of 3 million viewers for the grand finale.

Italy
– Airing its highest-rated series to date, the fourth series of Got Talent in Italy won an average audience of 7.2 million viewers, up 7% on Series 3 (4+). Got Talent ranks as the No.1 entertainment show in Italy with a peak audience of 8.2 million viewers.
– A ratings hit for Rai 3 since 1996, Un Posto Al Sole (A Place in the Sun) is the broadcaster’s highest-rated drama of 2013, peaking with an audience of 2.8 million viewers so far this year.

The Netherlands
– Newly launched for 2013 in the Netherlands, Everybody Dance Now ranked as the No.1 show in its time slot for the key young adult (20-34s) and commercial (Shoppers 20-49) target demographics.
– Een Nieuw Begin (A New Beginning), also newly-launched in 2013, ranked as RTL4’s No.1 new factual show of 2013 amongst the key commercial target (Shoppers 20-49). Een Nieuw Begin also ranked as the No.1 show in its time slot amongst the key commercial target, whilst peak shares exceeded RTL4’s slot average by 49%.
– Goede Tijden, Slechte Tijden (Good Times, Bad Times) continues to rank as the No.1 daily drama in The Netherlands, with a peak audience of 2.3 million viewers so far this year.

Norway
– Returning for its seventh series in 2013, Idols attracted audiences of up to 1.1 million viewers, ranking as the No.1 talent show for the year so far.

Poland
– Now in its eleventh year, Na Wspólnej is the No.1 drama on TVN, attracting audiences of up to 3.4 million viewers.

Romania
– Returning for its third series in 2013, Got Talent is the No.1 show in Romania amongst all viewers & Adults 15-24 with a peak audience of 5.6 million viewers.

Ukraine
– Now in its fifth series, Got Talent is the highest-rated show on STB, winning audiences of up to 3.8 million viewers.

UK
– Returning for a seventh series, Britain’s Got Talent is the UK’s highest-rated show of the year, winning a peak audience of 12.9 million viewers for the series finale.
– Returning for its 10th series in August 2013, The X Factor is already the No.2 entertainment show of 2013 to date, with a peak audience of 11.2 million viewers for the series so far, only surpassed by Britain’s Got Talent. The X Factor attains shares of up to 59.4% for the key Adults 16-34 demographic, ranking as the highest-rated show of the year.
– Newly launched for 2013, Through The Keyhole has won audiences of up to 6.1 million viewers for the series to date and ranks as the UK’s highest-rated new entertainment show so far this year for Adults 16-34.
– The ninth series of The Apprentice returned earlier this year, winning audiences of up to 8.2 million viewers, ranking as the third highest-rated entertainment show on BBC1 so far this year for all viewers (4+) and the second highest rated entertainment show for Adults 16-34.
– Grand Designs returned for its tenth series this autumn and continues to rank as Channel 4’s No. 1 property show, with viewers in excess of 3 million.
– Celebrity Juice continues to prove its success in 2013, ranking as the highest-rated entertainment show across all of multichannel for the year to date. Furthermore, Celebrity Juice remains the highest-rated entertainment show across all of multichannel since 2001, attracting peak audiences of 3.1 million viewers.
– Airing its fifth successful series in 2013, Take Me Out continues to rank as the UK’s highest-rated dating show for the fourth year running, attracting audiences of up to 5.1 million viewers.
– All Star Family Fortunes returned to UK screens in 2013 with its highest-rated launch since 2007 with 6.7 million viewers tuning in, also ranking as the highest rated episode in over three years for all viewers.

USA
– Airing its 12th series in 2013, American Idol is the No.1 entertainment show in the US so far this year, winning a peak audience of 17.9 million viewers. American Idol exceeded FOX’s prime time average by 129% for all viewers (2+) and 92% for the commercial target (Adults 18-49).
– First launched in 2006, Got Talent is the USA’s highest-rated summer entertainment programme for the past six years; the format will launch in its 55th territory later in 2013 and the US version America’s Got Talent has been distributed to over 180 territories.
– First aired in 1976, Family Feud is enjoying its best performance for over 20 years, winning a 4.6% Household rating for the 2012/13 season to date, increasing by 53% on the previous season. For the key commercial target (Women 25-54), Family Feud ranked as the No.1 game show in syndication.
– Aired since 1956, The Price Is Right continues to be the No.1 daytime game show in the USA, peaking with an audience of 6.9 million viewers for the 2012/13 season.
– Newly launched for 2013, reality entertainment series Married To Medicine is the third highest-rated show on Bravo for the year to date, attracting audiences of up to 2.7 million viewers.
– Hispanic adaptation El Factor X (The X Factor) debuted on US screens in 2013, ranking as the No.1 talent show on MundoFox.

Kids & Family Entertainment
– Airing repeats throughout 2013, Tree Fu Tom on Cbeebies is the UK’s second highest-rated children’s programme for 4-6 year olds.
– The debut series of CBBC hit Strange Hill High launched in 2013, ranking as the No.1 show in its time slot amongst children 6-12, beating its nearest competitor by up to an incredible 202%.