Conchords soar

Comedy quadruples BBC4 audience

The second series of Flight Of The Conchords made an impressive start on BBC Four last night.

The comedy attracted 412,000 viewers – more than four times the digital channel’s average audience in that 10.30pm slot.

And it is also up considerably on the last season, which peaked with 166,000 viewers for the final episode in November. Series one started with just 117,000.

Last night’s figures mean that just under three per cent of the entire viewing audience at the time were watching the New York exploits of New Zealand folk parodists Jemaine Clement and Bret McKenzie.

Published: 13 May 2009

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