10 Most Watched Television Events in the World

Television(TV) is widely available promulgate technology which primarily provides us Information, News, Sports, Entertainment and other topics. Most people in poor countries on earth still have no television, but in rich countries such as USA, Japan, UK has over 95% of television access. 2008 Olympics Opening Ceremony is the most watched television event with the worldwide viewer of 984 million, but according to the survey around 4 billion people watched the entire 2008 Olympic event. Many records of Most watched tv events appeared between the year of 2000 – 2010. The statistics disclosed by the TV Networks based on TV tuned at the time of Event.

10. John F.Kennedy Funeral

John Fitzgerald Kennedy was an American Politician and 35th President of the United States, he assassinated by a sniper shot in Dallas, Texas in the United States of America on November 22, 1963. John F.Kennedy funeral watched by around 180 million viewers in television in 1963 (over 50 years ago).

Numbers of Viewers: 180 million
Location: Washington, D.C, USA
Year: 1963

9. Spring Festival Gala 2014

The Spring festival Galas is a New year celebration organized by CCTV (China Central Television) in the Chinese language. It is around 270 minutes program which originally started on 12 February 1983. The 2014 edition of the Gala watched by an estimated 300 million viewers worldwide primarily from China.

Numbers of Viewers: 300 million
Location: China
Year: 2014

Spring festival gala 2007, China

8. Wedding of Prince William and Catherine Middleton

A traditional wedding ceremony of Prince William and Catherine Middleton took place on 29 April 2011. The ceremony viewed by millions including youtube live streams. The viewers including Europe, Asia and American countries are watched on the part of the coverage.

Numbers of Viewers: 350-400 million
Location: Westminster Abbey, London, England
Year: 2011

Wedding of Prince William and Catherine Middleton

7. 2011 Cricket World Cup Semi Final (India vs Pakistan)

Numbers of Viewers: 400 million
Location: Mohali, Punjab, India
Year: 2011

2011 Cricket World Cup Semi Final

6. Aloha from Hawaii

Numbers of Viewers: 400 – 500 million
Location: Honolulu International Center, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA
Year: 1973

Aloha from Hawaii

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