Sunday February 23, 2020

Media Matters: One RTÉ 'star' for everyone in the audience

Are there not other people out there?, asks Colette Sexton

21st June, 2016
Is there anybody else?

Ah, The Late Late Show, that much-hated, much-loved Irish institution that everyone complains about - but still watches.

There was bad news for the world’s longest running chat show recently, when it was revealed its viewership had fallen. The average audience for the 2015/16 series of The Late Late Show was 583,300, compared to an average of 599,900 for the previous series.

The media had a field day, with one newspaper claiming the show was facing...

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