BBC hails record year for flagship channel
January 14, 2013

The BBC has said that its flagship channel BBC One enjoyed its biggest peak viewing share on record last year, as well as its biggest programme audience on record.

BBC One scored a peak share increase of 0.9 points, while its coverage of the Olympic closing ceremony attracted a record audience of 24.5 million. The channel recorded its highest average audience in peak and all hours since 2004, according to the BBC.