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Table 13.10 Top 10 feature films on free-to-air digital multi-channel television, 2013   Title Channel 148 – BFI Statistical Yearbook 2014 Number of transmissions Country of origin Year of theatrical release Total audience1 (million) 1 The Bourne Supremacy ITV2 10 USA/Ger 2004 6.3 2 Johnny English ITV2 9 UK/USA 2003 6.2 3 Mr Bean’s Holiday ITV2/CITV 13 UK/USA 2007 6.0 4 Peter Pan ITV2/CITV 12 USA 2003 5.9 5 Shaun of the Dead ITV2 10 UK/USA 2004 5.9 6 Hot Fuzz ITV2 8 UK/USA 2007 5.3 7 Iron Man Film4/E4 8 USA 2008 5.2 8 The Shawshank Redemption ITV2 6 USA 1994 5.2 9 Mamma Mia! ITV2 8 UK/USA 2008 5.2 10 Red Film4 4 USA 2010 5.1 Source: Attentional, BARB 1 Total audience figure for all transmissions across all free-to-air and paid (non-film subscription) digital multi-channels. Table 13.11 outlines the number of film transmissions, the average audience and the top film on the UK’s pay TV film channels in 2013. The various Sky Movies channels broadcast a total of 1,179 unique titles across 39,162 slots with an average audience of nearly 11,000, while Disney Cinemagic broadcast 27 titles across 408 slots with an average audience of almost 18,000. The highest rated broadcast of a film on UK pay TV was Wreck-It Ralph with 558,600 viewers on Sky Movies Premiere. UK films made up just over 14% of all 1,324 films shown on pay TV film channels; this equates to 181 unique titles and an audience of just under 79 million. The number of films and transmissions for the pay TV channels were lower in 2013 than in 2012; this may be partly due to +1 channels not being included in the dataset and the new Sky Movies channel, Sky Movies Disney, affecting the number of films shown on Disney Cinemagic. However, the average audience has increased for all channels. Table 13.11 Feature films on pay TV film channels, 2013 Channel Number of film transmissions Average film audience Top Film1 Audience for top film Disney Cinemagic 408 17,891 Cars 2 111,300 MGM HD 1,576 1,069 Tank Girl 40,000 Sky Movies 39,162 10,963 Wreck-It Ralph 558,600 Source: Attentional, BARB 1 Film with the highest audience figure for an individual transmission. Table 13.12 shows the top 10 films in terms of combined viewings on the pay TV film channels in 2013. The top film at the UK box office in 2012, Skyfall, was the most popular film shown on pay TV channels in 2013, with a total audience of 4.9 million from 93 transmissions across the Sky Movies channels. All films in the top 10 were shown on Sky Movies and were released theatrically in 2012, with the exception of Ice Age which was released in 2002.


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