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Figure 13.4 Average audience for peak time film, 2002-2013 2002 2004 2006 2008 2010 2012 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 Audience (000) 5,000 4,500 4,000 3,500 3,000 2,500 2,000 1,500 1,000 500 0 BBC One 4,156 3,760 3,112 2,964 1,383 1,250 1,056 1,088 1,574 3,371 2,463 2,799 BBC Two 1,836 2,028 1,547 1,417 917 1,324 1,081 830 1,146 1,232 1,000 773 ITV 4,671 4,684 3,290 3,253 2,400 2,201 2,112 1,161 1,283 1,157 1,057 1,281 Channel 4 2,031 1,886 1,931 1,997 1,595 1,388 1,306 1,001 1,306 1,655 1,460 1,390 Channel 5 1,594 1,722 1,650 1,593 1,190 1,099 1,094 1,009 1,135 1,017 973 891 Source: Attentional, BARB 13.4 Top films on terrestrial television The most popular film on terrestrial television in 2013 was Up, with almost 7.9 million viewers tuning in to watch it on New Year’s Day on BBC One (Table 13.6). In theatrical revenue terms, this is equivalent to a box office gross of £51.7 million (its actual gross in the UK was £34.6 million). As previously mentioned, this was also the most watched film premiere on terrestrial television. The top 10 in 2013 is dominated by films that appeal to families, including Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides, four Harry Potter films, Nanny McPhee and the Big Bang and Finding Nemo. 144 – BFI Statistical Yearbook 2014 2003 2005 2007 2009 2011 BBC One BBC Two 2013 2002 2004 2006 2008 2010 2012 2003 2005 2007 2009 2011 ITV Channel 4 2013 2002 2004 2006 2008 2010 2012 Channel 5


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