The one where Friends: the Reunion becomes Sky One’s most watched show


Fans of friends across the UK have broken viewing records for Sky One with 5.3 m watch the long-awaited return of Friends: The Reunion. The must-see special, available exclusively on Sky and the NOW streaming service, has garnered the largest audiences in the channel’s history.

The eagerly awaited reunion of the six New Yorkers are:

  • Sky’s most watched live, recorded and downloaded program in the past two years.
  • just behind the latest Game of Thrones mainstream series ever on Sky’s entertainment channel portfolio.
  • most viewed content in the first 24 hours after release in streaming service history NOW ?? S, just behind Game of Thrones.
  • the best performing organic content on Sky and NOW social networks? with huge interest in the #FriendsReunion which sees it trending around the world all day on launch day.
  • Critically acclaimed in the media with The Telegraph, Daily Mail and myself all assigning four stars to the sitcom’s return.

Friends: Reunion is seen ?? Friends ?? stars Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, Matt LeBlanc, Matthew Perry and David Schwimmer return to the original scene from the iconic comedy, Stage 24, on the Warner Bros. Studio in Burbank for an unscripted real-life celebration of the beloved show.

A variety of special guests include David Beckham, Justin Bieber, BTS, James Corden, Cindy Crawford, Cara Delevingne, Lady Gaga, Elliot Gould, Kit Harington, Larry Hankin, Mindy Kaling, Thomas Lennon, Christina Pickles, Tom Selleck, James Michael Tyler, Maggie Wheeler, Reese Witherspoon and Malala Yousafzai.

Friends the Reunion is available now on Sky and NOW.

Access and download the images of the show here.

Notes to Editors

About the sky

Sky is Europe’s leading media and entertainment company and is proud to be part of the Comcast group. Across six countries, we connect our 23.4 million customers to the best entertainment, sports, news and the arts, including our own award-winning original content.

Our technology, including market leader Sky Q, connects people to everything they love ?? with entertainment from Sky TV, Netflix, Disney +, Amazon Prime Video, and BBC iPlayer, and apps like Spotify, YouTube, BBC Sounds, Highbrow, Peloton, Fiit, and more, all in one place, easily. Our streaming service NOW gives viewers all the fun of Sky with the flexibility of a contract-free service. Through our new B2B broadband provider, Sky Connect, we’re bringing super-fast broadband with professional-grade 4G backup to UK small businesses.

Building on the success of Sky Originals like Chernobyl, Gangs of London and Brassic, we are doubling our investment in original content by 2024 through Sky Studios. Sky News provides unbiased and trusted journalism for free, Sky Arts is the only free-to-air arts channel in the UK that makes the arts accessible to everyone and Sky Sports, our leading sports broadcasting service, offers our customers some of the most big and best world sporting events from the Premier League to Formula 1 and everything in between. Our new TV and film studio, Sky Studios Elstree, which will open in 2022, is expected to create more than 2,000 new jobs and generate an additional £ 3bn investment in UK production over the next five years. first years.

We believe we can be a force for good in the communities in which we operate. We are committed to being the first zero carbon entertainment company in Europe by 2030 and we are proud to be the main partner and media partner of COP26. We are proud of our approach to diversity and inclusion: We have been recognized by The Times and Stonewall for our commitment to diversity and we have set ambitious goals for 2025 to continue to increase diversity and diversity. representation. We are also committed to investing £ 30million in our markets over three years to improve our approach to diversity and inclusion, and to tackle racial injustice.

About NOW

NOW is the home of brilliant entertainment. We are one of the UK’s leading streaming platforms with critically acclaimed shows, new and exclusive movies, must-see sports and epic kids’ TV ?? all without a contract. Join us with an Entertainment, Movies, Sports, Kids or Hayu subscription to stream instantly to TV, mobile devices, desktops and over 60 other devices. Watch wherever you are and even offline with our app by downloading shows and movies.

Entertainment members can enjoy critically acclaimed dramas, documentaries and comedies, Emmy-winning shows, the best of HBO and exclusive Sky Originals. Members of the cinema can experience over 1,000 brilliant films, the latest blockbusters and favorite classics, and a new premiere every day. Sports members cheer on the must-sees of the Premier League, international cricket, F1, golf and more ?? all live, on 11 Sky Sports channels.

Additionally, members can enhance their experience with NOW Boost ?? It’s Full HD 1080p, Dolby Digital 5.1 surround sound, and streaming to up to 3 devices at a time, for an extra £ 3 per month.

For very high speed, members can enjoy a contract-free connection with a NOW Brilliant Broadband, Fab Fiber or Super Fiber subscription.

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