A peak of 7.7 million viewers watched the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest in Tel Aviv, Israel.
At its peak a total of 7.7 million viewers were watching in the United Kingdom as Michael Rice competed in the Eurovision Song Contest 2019. Last nights show live from Tel Aviv, Israel saw an average viewing audience of 6.9 million viewers, this is level with last years contest in Lisbon, Portugal. Overall the show had a market share of 41.7%.
The United Kingdom finished in last place at the Eurovision Song Contest 2019. Michael Rice performed “Bigger Than Us”, but finished last scoring just 16 points. The singer picked up 13 points from the jury and 3 points from the televote.
Source: Digital Spy
The United Kingdom debuted in the Eurovision Song Contest in 1957 and holds the record for the most consecutive appearances in the contest. To date the UK has won the contest a total of five times, with their first victory coming in 1967 and their latest in 1997. The UK holds the record for the most second place finishes in the contest, having been runner-up a total of 15 times. Since 2000 the UK has finished within the top 10 only twice, this being in 2002 with Jessica Garlick and in 2009 with Jade Ewen.