Mrs Brown's Boys has topped Irish Christmas TV ratings for the ninth year in a row 2 years ago

Mrs Brown's Boys has topped Irish Christmas TV ratings for the ninth year in a row

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Nothing beats Christmas Day television.


There are movies on every channel, and loads of brilliant Christmas specials that are always excellent.

So, for 2019, what topped the Christmas TV charts?

Mrs Brown's Boys reigned supreme for the ninth year in a row, and we're only delighted.

The Christmas special Mrs Brown's Boys – A Wonderful Mammy was watched by an average of 574,000 viewers.


It achieved a 41 percent share, an increase of 4 percent with a 41 percent share among younger audiences (15 to 34's).

Impressive, right?

Audiences continued to turn to RTÉ for their news during Christmas, with the Six One News being the second highest Irish rated programme with viewers averaging at 437,400 on Christmas Eve.

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The Nine O'Clock News was the 5th most watched programme with it averaging 368,400 on Friday December 27.

332,700 viewers (21 percent share) sat down to watch the hour-long Christmas special of Fair City on Christmas Day .

The Young Offenders special on Christmas Day also drew in a big audience of 310,000 viewers (29.5 percent share).

Oh and I have great news if you are big fan of Mrs Brown and the lads.


Before New Year's Eve gets into full swing, Brendan O'Carroll and the squad will be back for Mrs Brown's Boys New Year's Special, which will air on RTÉ One at 9.40pm.

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