ITV and TF1 set new ratings records as France overcome England

Olivier Giroud of France celebrates his goal during the 2022 Fifa World Cup quarter final match versus England (by Simon Bruty/Anychance/Getty Images)

ITV claimed its best Saturday night on record, while fellow commercial broadcaster TF1 again set a new audience record for the year, as France knocked England out of the 2022 Fifa World Cup.

The reigning world champion’s 2-1 quarter-final win drew an average of 17.7 million viewers for TF1 (a 62.8-per-cent audience share), according to Médiamétrie. The figure peaked at 20 million at 10pm (CET) during the dramatic conclusion to the match which kicked off at 8pm (CET).

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