Eurovision 2023: BBC confirm Grand Final hosted in Liverpool to have been most-watched ever

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Eurovision's 2023 Grand Final has made the history books as the most watched ever.

The 2023 Eurovision Song Contest Grand final has made history as the most-watched final ever. Saturday's final of the singing competition averaged a whopping 9.9 million viewers. 

BBC confirmed last night's show, which was hosted in Liverpool, was indeed a historic broadcast of the competition, announcing on Twitter the evening of singing had brought in such staggering  viewing figures.

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It further stated the viewership peaked at 11 million at one point for a solid five-minute duration. The 2023 Eurovision final also had an average share of 63%.

In a statement on Twitter, BBC Director of Unscripted, Kate Phillips described the show to have been an "unforgettable, unmissable event television on a scale never seen before."

Phillips later added: "The fact that so many millions of people tuned in reflects just how significant Eurovision has become and truly underlines the theme behind this year's contest, United by Music."

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