And RTE's most watched show of 2013 is...
The ‘Late Late Toy Show’ was the most watched programme on RTE in 2013.
Ryan Tubridy’s annual Christmas extravaganza was seen by 1,547,000 viewers, with ‘Love/Hate’ ranking second on the list of the Top 20 shows on RTE last year.
A total of 1,117,000 tuned in to the much anticipated season finale of Stuart Carolan’s gangland hit.
‘Mrs Brown’s Boys’ enjoyed over one million in the viewership stakes, but ‘The Sunday Game’ live coverage of the All Ireland Senior Football Final, where Dublin beat Mayo, placed ahead of it in the third spot.
RTE’s Nine O’clock News bulletin on January 20 was the most popular over 12 months, attracting 724,000 who turned on their televisions to see reports on Barack Obama’s inauguration for his second term as US President and Taoiseach Enda Kenny’s revelation that he was subjected to personal abuse due to the Government’s decision to legislate for the X Case.
The annual Eurovision Song Contest placed seventh, even though our act Ryan Dolan (27) finished last in the competition.