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Television audiences

Share of viewing by genre, 2002

The most popular subscription TV genre in 2002 was general entertainment (25 per cent of viewing), which includes Arena TV, the Comedy Channel, Fox8, fx, TV1, UKTV channels. This was followed by movies (19 per cent), children’s (16 per cent), sport (14 per cent) and ‘your world’ (12 per cent).

Graph: Share of subscription TV viewing by genre, 2002. Prior comment summaries the data.

Source: AC Nielsen, Subscription TV Trends 2002.

All subscription TV homes
General entertainment includes Arena TV, the Comedy Channel, Fox8, fx, TV1, UKTV
Your World includes the Discovery Channel, the History Channel, the Lifestyle Channel, National Geographic Channel, Ovation
Sport includes Fox Sports 1 and Fox Sports 2, Fox Footy, Optus Sports 1 and Optus Sports 2, ESPN, Sky Racing
Children’s includes Cartoon Network, Disney, Fox Kids, Nickelodeon
Movies includes Showtime 1 and 2, Encore, Movie One, Movie Greats, Movie Extra, Fox Classics, Hallmark
Music includes Music Max, Channel [V], MTV
News includes CNBC, BBC World, CNN, Sky News