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Trevor's Daily Show hits a ratings home run for Comedy Central

Written by TVSA Team from the blog Primetime TV Viewing Figures on 02 Oct 2015
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The ratings are in for Trevor Noah's Daily Show debut on Tuesday (29 September) and the numbers are big, if somewhat skewed by Compact viewers who gatecrashed the party.

A total of 352,855 viewers tuned into see Trevor's big night on Comedy Central and the channel snatched a whopping 8.03% of DStv's audience share. This means that 8.03% of people watching DStv at the time were watching Trev.

These numbers are significantly higher than Comedy Central's regular viewership, which was boosted by the intense interest in the occasion and the fact that DStv opened up the channel to Compact viewers for the show's first week on air.

The numbers were also impressive in America, where 3.7-million viewers tuned in for the premiere.

1.1 viewers watched it on Comedy Central and a further 2.6 million viewers tuned in on other Viacom Network channels where it also aired, including MTV, VH1, Spike and TV Land.

These ratings weren't a once-off phenomenon because viewership went on to increase on Night 2, proving that viewers liked what they saw and wanted more. The second episode, which only aired on Comedy Central, increased by over a hundred thousand viewers to reach 1,231,000.

Hundreds of thousands of people also watched the premiere online. According to an online round-up by Comedy Central in the US, 750,000 people streamed the full episode and video clips from the episode have been viewed nearly 4-million times.

Overall it was an excellent and extremely noteworthy start for the show.

Go Trevor!

Shows in this post: The Daily Show with Trevor Noah

Channels in this post: Comedy Central


02 Oct 2015 17:57

That's great news for Trevor because in America its all about the ratings .if u don't perform yu are gone .I am glad every1 is supporting him

02 Oct 2015 19:22

comedy central s should stay on dstv compact

05 Oct 2015 11:15

Well done Trevor 

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