Blair farewell ups ratings

Clarke, Steve
May 2007
Daily Variety;5/14/2007, Vol. 295 Issue 30, p8
Trade Publication
The article reports that British Prime Minister Tony Blair's resignation speech was a hit for the country's television broadcasters. The live coverage of the speech scored a 26 percent share of television audiences for the British Broadcasting Corp.'s BBC1. The extended edition of the broadcaster's main evening news bulletin, which also featured the speech, achieved a 25 percent viewers share.


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