BBC iPLAYER SEES BEST THIRD QUARTER ON RECORD

Programmes were streamed 1.5 billion times - up 20% on the same period last year, and up 49% on the same period in 2019 – making it iPlayer’s best Q3 on record.




Dan McGolpin, director of BBC iPlayer and channels, says: “These results show the fantastic breadth of content available for all on BBC iPlayer including the country’s biggest sporting moments, enthralling new drama series like Vigil and captivating documentaries like 9/11: Inside the President’s War Room...


“iPlayer has something for everyone and people are using it more than ever, viewing grew 20% year-on-year to our best Q3 on record and we are on track for our best ever year.”



The most watched episodes per series on BBC iPlayer between July - September (excluding news) were:

  1. Vigil (Episode 1) - 6,779,000 streams

  2. Euro 2020 final - 6,031,000 streams

  3. 9/11: Inside The President's War Room - 2,783,000 streams

  4. Baptiste (Series 2 Episode 2)) - 2,715,000 streams

  5. High: Confessions Of An Ibiza Drug Mole - 2,471,000 streams

  6. Match Of The Day (11/09/21) - 2,054,000 streams

  7. Silent Witness (Redemption Part 1) - 2,022,000 streams

  8. EastEnders (06/08/21) - 1,882,000 streams

  9. Strictly Come Dancing (Series 19 - Week 1) - 1,769,000 streams

  10. Bad Influencer: The Great Insta Con - 1,733,000 streams