By Tom Horton, PA
It’s a sin that helped Channel 4’s streaming service get the best monthly viewership ever.
The series run by Queer As Folk Author Russell T Davies has had 6.5 million views on All 4. since its release last month.
Channel 4, labeled « It’s A Sin All 4 », is the « Most Binged New Series Ever ». The first episode becomes the streaming service’s most popular drama start.
The drama tells the story of a group of young friends who lived in London during the HIV / AIDS crisis in the 1980s and its impact on LGBT people. Community.
It was praised for its honest view of the impact of the disease on young men during the period.
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Ian Katz, Chief Content Officer at Channel 4, said: « The extraordinary performance of ‘It’s a Sin’ is a reminder that a powerful drama is about something important about the world can also be commercially successful.
« It also demonstrated how our strategy of showing box-setting shows on All 4 can bring a larger combined linear and digital audience to a show than a traditional release pattern. » p> « It was a major driver for All 4 Viewing in a month with our digital display on our own platforms up more than 90% compared to the same period last year. »
It’s a sin Stars Years & Years Frontman Olly Alexander, Keeley Hawes, Stephen Fry, Neil Patrick Harris and Omari Douglas.
Other popular programs on All 4 in January were Married At First Sight Australia, Ackley Bridge, Taskmaster, Gogglebox, 24 Hour Police Detention and G rand Designs.
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