Around 22,300 people watched the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2021 on TG4.
A total of 22,300 viewers on average followed TG4’s broadcast of the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2021 live from Paris, France. Viewership reached a high point of 47,500 during the show, while 151,900 people watched at least some part of Junior Eurovision 2021.
The ratings received for the show make the contest a success for TG4. The final had an audience share of 3.01%, which is higher than the 1.83% average share for TG4 across 2020.
The audiences reported for Junior Eurovision 2021 so far are:
- France – 1.64 million viewers (up 480,000 viewers on 2020)
- Netherlands – 175,000 viewers (down 144,000 viewers on 2020)
- Poland – 4.9 million viewers (down 1.1 million on 2020)
- Spain – 991,000 viewers (down 171,000 viewers on 2020)
- Portugal – 288,000 viewers (down 67,000 viewers on 2019)
Ireland was represented by Maiú Levi Lawlor with “Saor (Disappear)”. He finished 18th with 44 points. This is the worst result to date for Ireland in the competition.
Image Source: Andres Putting/EBU | Source: Eurofestivales
Ireland debuted in the Junior Eurovision Song Contest at the 2015 contest in Sofia, Bulgaria. The nation’s participation is organised by the Irish language broadcaster, TG4. At the 2015 contest in Bulgaria Ireland was represented by Aimee Banks with the song “Réalta na Mara”, she finished 12th in the final. The country’s best result came at the 2016 contest in Malta. Ireland was represented by Zena Donnelly with the song “Bríce ar Bhríce”. She finished 10th in the final scoring a total of 122 points, including receiving the country’s first 12 points in the contest.