Who says the collective television event is dead?
The BBC says 27 million people watched its coverage of the Olympic opening ceremony - almost half the entire British population. That's even more than the 20 million who watched last year's royal wedding.
- Jill Lawless - Twitter http://twitter.com/JillLawless
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