A record number of viewers in the US watched the Royal wedding in England
The event attracted the attention of more American viewers than the wedding of older brother Harry, Prince William and Kate Middleton.
NEW YORK, may 22. /Offset. TASS Alexey Kachalin/. About 29,18 million viewers in the U.S. watched the broadcast of the wedding of Britain’s Prince Harry and actress Meghan Markle. This was reported by the research service Nielsen, which experts have compiled data on 15 leading American TV channels in the morning last Saturday.
The transfer was carried out from 07:00 to 08:15 am East coast time USA. In particular, according to the NBC broadcast of the wedding events in the UK was viewed by 6.4 million viewers. A similar program ABC has collected 6.3 million people, CBS — 4.8 million, Fox News 1.9 million, CNN — 1.8 million, and MSNBC — about 1 million people.
As explained by Nielsen, the data reflect the number of Americans who watched the wedding of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex on TV. Those who followed the action from their mobile devices, was not considered. With regard to Internet platforms, the users of social network Facebook and micro-blogging network Twitter exchanged on Saturday 6.9 million posts on the wedding of Prince Harry and Markle.