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Record Growth Marks BBC Nordic's First Year Anniversary

Record Growth Marks BBC Nordic's First Year Anniversary
BBC Studios revealed today that BBC Nordic has achieved a remarkable 1% audience share, experiencing an impressive 86% surge in ratings within the past 6 months since its debut on April 17, 2023.

Establishing itself as the top channel in its competitive landscape for three consecutive months this past year, BBC Nordic offers a curated selection of captivating factual, lifestyle, and uplifting entertainment series tailored for Norwegian, Swedish, Danish, Finnish, and Icelandic audiences. From awe-inspiring Natural History documentaries like Planet Earth III and Mammals to thought-provoking interviews by Louis Theroux, engaging lifestyle programs such as Great Pottery Throwdown, and entertaining quiz shows like Bridge of Lies and Pointless, along with the hilarious panel show 8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown hosted by Jimmy Carr, the channel offers a diverse array of content to cater to varied tastes.

Since its inception in 2023, replacing BBC Brit and BBC Earth, BBC Nordic has garnered a dedicated following with daily favorites including QI, Pointless, Antiques Roadshow, Michael McIntyre's Big Show, and World’s Most Scenic Railway Journeys emerging as top-rated shows.

Looking ahead to May 2024, viewers can anticipate more exciting content with travel series Where The Wild Men Are featuring Ben Fogle, a fresh season of Antiques Roadshow and Pointless, and a new documentary celebrating the musical journey of Agatha Fältskog in Agnetha – Abba & After.

Complementing the linear channel, BBC Nordic+ offers an on-demand service allowing audiences to explore BBC content further and access exclusive on-demand offerings. Popular picks on BBC Nordic+ since its launch include QI, Eastenders, Planet Earth III, Life Below Zero, and The Great British Sewing Bee. Upcoming highlights on BBC Nordic+ include documentaries like Spice Girls: How Girl Power Changed the World, Gods of Tennis, Becoming Frida Kahlo, Attenborough at 90, and Click For Murder, alongside additional episodes of the beloved soap Eastenders.
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