Paris (AFP)

With 15.1 million viewers watching the match of Euro football France-Germany, M6 recorded Tuesday evening the best TV audience on a channel since 2018, she announced Wednesday.

"The French team last night on M6: best TV audience since 2018. Go blue!", Welcomed in a tweet Nicolas de Tavernost, CEO of M6.

The channel recorded a peak audience at the time of the final whistle to 17.4 million viewers.

According to figures from Médiamétrie, the match, which ended in a victory for the France team 1-0, achieved an audience share of 57.5% among the general public.

The record TV audience on a single channel was achieved by the last final of the France-Belgium World Cup in July 2018 with 20.7 million viewers, including 19.3 million only on TF1 and the rest recorded on beIN Sports .

In cumulative audience, the absolute TV audience record was recorded in April 2020 during Emmanuel Macron's speech during the first confinement.

The intervention of the Head of State was followed in total by 36.7 million viewers (including 14.6 million on TF1; 11.1 on France 2; 4.4 for M6 and 2 for France 3).

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