The figures were no doubt disappointed with Elysium : nearly 9 million tv viewers watched the television interview of Emmanuel Macron as of July 14, all channels combined, for an audience share of 62.7 %, according to data from Médiamétrie, Wednesday 15 July. The head of State, interviewed live by Léa Salamé and Gilles Birch for more than an hour, renouait with a presidential tradition that he had removed upon his arrival at the Elysée palace in 2017.
On TF1, this interview, in which he announced several measures to address the economic crisis and health care, has been followed by 4.7 million viewers for an audience share (PDA) of 32.8 % and they were 3.3 million on France 2 for a PDA of 23.5 %. The detail of the hearings for the info strings will be published later.
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36.7 million viewers on the 13th of April
The last presidential address, on the 14th of June, had attracted 23.6 million viewers, for a share of the cumulative audience of 85.6 %. And his last television interview, which was held in a school on the 5 may, was attended by 13.8 million viewers, representing 76 % of audience share. The president had set a record of hearing absolute during the confinement with a keynote address on April 13, followed by 36.7 million viewers.