January 2011 BBC iPlayer monthly performance pack
The BBC iPlayer stats pack for January 2011 is now available to download as a pdf.
Here are the headlines from the Communications Team.
- Following a record month in Dec 2010 (145 million requests) in January, BBC iPlayer received 162 million requests for TV and radio programmes, an increase of 12% month on month, 35% year on year
- Come Fly With Me was the most requested TV programme in January 2011, with five episodes making up all the top five positions, followed by Top Gear and EastEnders. The new series of Hustle and Human Planet were popular as well as films Wall-E and Point Break.
- The most requested radio programme was coverage of The Ashes (Fifth Test, Day 3). Other popular sport included Premier League, FA Cup and League Cup Football, and the Twenty20 Cricket. Non-sporting titles included I'm Sorry I Haven't A Clue and Radio 2's Gary Barlow Concert.
Bridget Middleton is the Editor of About the BBC