The Late Late Toy Show once again proved its popularity as it was recently revealed as being the most-watched TV show in Ireland in 2022.
With 1.6 million viewers tuning into The Late Late Toy Show last week, it once again claimed bragging rights as it became the most-watched tv show in Ireland in 2022.
According to the statistics, 1.33 million people watched The Late Late Toy Show live, with 296,000 watching on catch-up on Saturday and Sunday, with 22% of the live streams coming from abroad.
The show was watched worldwide as it received viewers from more than 139 countries, including Jamaica, Qatar, Bolivia and Ukraine.
The Toy Show Appeal – raising money for important charities
Besides being a popular toy show, The Late Late Toy Show also helps highlight charities and, more importantly, raises a significant amount of funds for them. This year the Toy Show Appeal raised a staggering €3.8 million for Irish charities.
This brings the total amount of money raised for Irish charities by the Toy Show to an astounding €17 million since the appeal first began in 2020.
The Late Late Toy Show – another successful show
Speaking on what was another successful year for The Late Late Toy Show, the host, Ryan Tubridy, said, “Friday night was a joy to be part of, and that is exactly what I was. I was part of a big Toy Show family gathering.
“That is to say, people working behind the scenes and the children who participated. The reaction has been very gratifying and very heartening.
“I just got the sense that people wanted a night off from reality; they wanted a night to smile, laugh and cry together.
“People of all ages got something from this bizarre, beautiful show, so I really want to say thank you to everyone for putting it together, for being part of it and for watching it. Happy Christmas to one and all”.
What makes it the most-watched tv show in Ireland? – an entertaining and heartfelt show
By becoming the most-watched TV show again in Ireland for another year, The Late Late Toy Show has proven again that there is still a very big audience for it and that the show remains as important and relevant as ever.
Many factors have been credited to what makes the show successful such as the fact that it features dozens of talented children and includes many heartfelt moments when children’s dreams come true.
The future looks bright for The Late Late Toy Show, and it will surely be as successful and popular next year if the past few years are anything to go by.