18.4 million watch England’s dramatic Euro win v Slovakia on ITV


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18.4 million  watch England’s dramatic Euro win v Slovakia on ITV

ITV landed the biggest television audience on any UK channel for 18 months with a peak of 18.4 million watching England's extra-time victory against Slovakia across ITV1 and ITVX on all devices.

From kick-off to final whistle the match was watched by 15.6m, with 66% of the available TV audience tuning into the coverage, including a massive 89% share for 16-34s . The total ITV coverage was watched by 11.3m. The audience was ITV's biggest since the 2022 World Cup.

With the England match followed directly by Spain v Georgia on ITV1 and ITVX, which peaked with 8.9m, ITV had its best Sunday for over a decade.

Last night’s audience followed the peak of 15.4m who watched ITV’s exclusive live coverage of England’s final group stage game against Slovenia last Tuesday.

Led by main presenter Mark Pougatch along with Laura Woods, ITV’s star-studded Euros squad offers a wealth of insight, expertise and opinion from a punditry line-up across the tournament of Ian Wright, Roy Keane, Gary Neville, Karen Carney, Graeme Souness, Eni Aluko, Gael Clichy, Joleon Lescott, Tottenham Hotspur manager Ange Postecoglou,  Sheffield Wednesday manager Danny Röhl and refereeing analyst Christina Unkel.

ITV’s Euro coverage continues today with exclusive, live coverage of the France v Belgium Round of 16 match from 3.45pm on ITV1 and ITVX.  

All ITV games will be shown on ITV1, ITVX, STV and STV Player.

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Across TV and streaming, an average audience of 19.6 million viewers watched the match between 8pm and 9:55pm across ITV1 and ITVX, with 12.7 million viewers watching the overall coverage between 6.30pm and 10.45pm/ a 64% share of viewing.