The bells of Cristina Pedroche and Alberto Chicote, the most seen in history in private channels | TV
New Year's Eve is a night of traditions, and it also happens when it comes to following the moment in which the year changes. Therefore, La 1 is always the most chosen chain for spectators to eat the grapes to the sound of the twelve chimes of the Puerta del Sol clock. This year, 7,142,000 spectators (40.8% audience share) accompanied to Anne Igartiburu and Roberto Leal in La 1 in a retransmission that drops 4 tenths with respect to 2017, according to a report by Barlovento Comunicación with data from Kantar Media.
In second position, Antena 3 repeats, with Cristina Pedroche and Alberto Chicote as presenters. A total of 4,148,000 viewers (23.7%) turned the bells of this channel of Atresmedia into the most watched in history in private channels, growing 1.9 points compared to 2017.
The third place was for TV3, with Helena Garia Melero and Marc Ribas from Barcelona, which brought together 1,283,000 viewers (7.3% share in total, 43% in Catalonia), which rose 2.9 points. in Catalonia and 1 point at the national level with respect to 2017.
Telecinco, with Lara Álvarez and Jesús Calleja, is in fourth position. The presenters gave the bells from the Mallorcan municipality of Sant Lloreç des Cardassar. Its retransmission was followed by 920,000 spectators (5.3%), and it dropped 2.7 points compared to last year.
On the other hand, Cristina Pardo and Iñaki López dismissed the year in La Sexta before 704,000 spectators (4%). The channel also dropped 3 points compared to 2017.
This year, the total number of spectators who watched the chimes on television decreased by 2 million, with a total of 17.4 million viewers, according to the data provided by traditional audimeters.