Premium Calcio number one in Italy
27 May 11 -

Mediasetís Premium Calcio is Italyís most watched pay TV channel, according to ratings agency Auditel.

In the first five months of 2011, Premium Calcio averaged 62,000 viewers over a 24-hour period, giving it a 0.6% market share. Viewer numbers were up 18% compared to the corresponding period in 2010. Mediaset said the growth was down to an increase in the number of Mediaset Premium pay TV subscribers.

Premium Calcio broadcasts live Serie A football matches and during Sundayís live game viewers averaged 923,000, giving the channel a 3.3% share.