Rest Assured-TV Poll Shows We're Still a Rugby Nation
Byline: By PAUL ROWLAND Western Mail
Four of the 10 most watched television shows in Wales last year were based around rugby, according to a new report. The popularity of the programmes contrasts with the situation in the UK as a whole, where none of the top 10 is sports-related. The figures, released yesterday in Ofcom's Communications Market Report for Wales, prove that 'Wales is still a rugby-loving nation', according to Jamie Medhurst, of the department of film, theatre and television at the University of Wales, Aberystwyth.
While soaps hold the top spots in the lists for both Wales and the UK as a whole, the second most watched programme in Wales last year was …
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Publication information: Article title: Rest Assured-TV Poll Shows We're Still a Rugby Nation. Contributors: Not available. Newspaper title: Western Mail (Cardiff, Wales). Publication date: April 27, 2006. Page number: 12. © 2009 MGN Ltd. COPYRIGHT 2006 Gale Group.
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