BBC3 reports that Horne & Corden was the most successfull first series of a comedy on the network.
Despite being widely panned by critics (and some fans) the show eked out a number of records, including highest comedy premiere and now best freshman series, on the network. The fan base also seemed to be relatively stable, with a strong online presence. BBC and the performs long maintained their audience was the 16-30 crowd and enjoyed the show.
The series, which finished its run of six episodes last week, not only broke all previous records among the channel’s target audience of 16 to 34-year-olds, but also among all audiences.
The series averaged 0.9 million viewers per episode and a 6 per cent share. It had a 10.7 per cent share among the channel’s target audience of 16 to 34-year-olds.”
BBC is in advance talks for a second series, and we have to assume with such a strong showing, Horne & Corden will be back on our television screen soon.
SOURCE: Sleaford Standard; “Horne and Corden breaks records;” 28 April 2009