Support our efforts, sign up to a full membership!
(Start for free)
Register or login with just your e-mail address
 News Movies 22/03/2019

HBO's 'Leaving Neverland' Is A Ratings Success

HBO's 'Leaving Neverland' Is A Ratings Success

Video news

Our news in your mail

* indicates required
News frequency *


New York, NY (Top40 Charts) Leading global distributor Kew Media Distribution (KMD), part of KEW MEDIA GROUP INC. ("KEW MEDIA," "KEW" or the "Company") (TSX:KEW and KEW.WT) today announced that HBO and Channel 4's presentation of the provocative Leaving Neverland debuted to incredible ratings following its UK and US premieres. The consolidated average for the first episode of Dan Reed's two-part Michael Jackson exposé on Channel 4 was 4.7 million viewers, making it the channel's highest rating documentary since 2017. Audiences for Leaving Neverland were over three times the slot average and over four times the slot average for the 16-34 age range. The documentary also contributed to Channel 4's streaming platform All 4's single best performing program. KMD is managing distribution for the rest of the world outside HBO and Channel 4.

Following its premiere on HBO, Leaving Neverland became the channel's third most watched documentary premiere of the last decade. The first episode averaged 1.29 million viewers and the second episode captured 927,000, for an average of 1.11 million viewers across both parts. After more than one week of viewing, across HBO platforms, the show has grown to be watched by 5 million viewers and 3.5 million viewers respectively.

The largest audience for an HBO documentary in the last decade was for another KMD-distributed title, Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief from KEW's Jigsaw Productions, directed by Oscar-winner Alex Gibney, which garnered 1.7 million viewers.






Most read news of the week
Dierks Bentley, Dan + Shay & More Set To Perform At ACMs
The Neville Staple Band Release New Single "Put Away Your Knives"
Cyndi Lauper's 'She's So Unusual' Inducted Into National Recording Registry/Library Of Congress
Nico Cartosio Or 'The Chemical Brothers': Who's Going To Be The Best In Berlin?
New National Recording Registry Class Is "Superfly" - Cyndi Lauper, Jay-Z, Sylvester, Robert Kennedy Recordings Among Inductees
Woodstock 50 Music And Arts Fair Announces Massive 2019 Lineup: More Than 80 Performances For A New Generation Of Festival Fans
Juan Luis Guerra Joins Billboard Latin Music Week For "The Legend Q&A" Panel
Ariana Grande, Childish Gambino, Twenty One Pilots, The Strokes To Headline Lollapalooza 2019
Elton John Dubs A Tribe Called Quest "The Seminal Hip Hop Band Of All Time"
Aree And The Pure Heart's Debut LP 'Never Gonna Die' On March 29, 2019
Ordinary Elephant Unveils New Single Via Wide Open Country, Plus New Album "Honest" Out 5/3
Phil Collins... Still Not Dead Yet, Live! The Legend Returns To The US For Exclusive 2019 Run
Journeyman Phil Madeira Follows His Jazz Muse Into The Wordless World Of "Crickets"
Pop Sensations Monsta X Set To Announce Nineteen-Stop World Tour Venues
R&B Crooner & NAACP Image Award Nominated Recording Artist For Outstanding New Artist, Omar Wilson Releases Debut Album "Living Legend" This Friday, March 22nd, 2019




© 2001-2019
top40-charts.com (S4)
about | advertise | site map
contact | privacy
Page gen. in 0.0271959 secs // 4 () queries in 0.0074779987335205 secs


Support Top40-Charts.com (5$/year) We noticed you are using an Ad blocker! Please consider supporting our site. We provide free content for everyone and would love to only be funded by music lovers -> Find out how