Lockdown drives BBC iPlayer to new highs, helped by ‘Killing Eve’

The UK’s BBC has revealed that Sunday, May 10 was the busiest day ever for its in demand service iPlayer.

In total, the streamer received 22.5 million requests to stream or download programmes, with spy thriller Killing Eve and the BBC/Hulu coproduction Normal People proving to be the most popular shows. while prime minister Boris Johnson’s national address about Covid-19 streamed by 1.1 million viewers.

Source: Lockdown drives BBC iPlayer to new highs, helped by ‘Killing Eve’