The official viewing figures for the contest that it was broadcasted in Poland and Portugal have been released with new viewing records compared to last year.
After the official counts, Saturday’s Grand Final was watched by 3.5 million viewers in Poland via the frequency of TVP1 and TVP Polonia. This is equivalent to 270 thousand more viewers than last year. Overall, the show recorded a 40% viewership rating as it was the first choice of the viewer that night.
Equally among the Portuguese audience, the show was very popular. Relatively speaking, it was the highest-rated program from the start to finish. In particular, it recorded an average of 1.05 million viewers throughout the night with the counters skyrocketing when the Portuguese entry was on stage with 1.272 million viewers and a 23.8% share. At the time of the reveal of the winner, the show reached at 39.4% viewership.
The audience of the both countries were agonised over the result in the contest, as the countries had qualified for the Grand Final and this was reflected in the dominance the show had in the viewing figures.
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