Updated: 02/17/2014 18:03

Top MediaCorp TV programmes in 2013

Top MediaCorp TV programmes in 2013

Channel 5 specials continued to be well supported with high viewership for the National Day Parade, National Day Rally and President's Star Charity. 

This according to MediaCorp's media release on its top TV programmes for 2013 

The New Year countdown show, Celebrate TV 50 saw higher reach than in 2012. 

MediaCorp Radio Awards was also well supported by 416,000 viewers, while No Limits With Nick Vujicic reached 403,000 viewers. 

High viewership was seen for national interest sports events with the Singapore Grand Prix and the 27th SEA Games Myanmar 2013 leading the interest. 

Dramas dominated the Top 10 Series list on the channel with local dramas topping the charts with strong performance from titles like Point of Entry and Mata Mata. 

Action-themed dramas proved to be particularly popular with the audience. 

Movies continued to do well on Channel 5, with big budget, specials-effects laden movies like 2012 and Iron Man 2 doing especially well. 

As for channel 8, police drama series "C.L.I.F. 2" topped the chart with its engaging storyline and stellar cast. 

Some 901,000 viewers tuned in every night to watch the series. 

MediaCorp says viewers may look forward to an even more eclectic mix of genres in 2014 on the channel. 

In conjunction with 2014 FIFA World Cup, mid-year blockbuster drama series "World At Your Feet" is set to ignite the World Cup fervor in Singapore when it airs in May. 

The second story of the blockbuster trilogy drama series "The Journey: Tumultuous Times" continues with the second generation struggling through period of uncertainty and poverty in the 1940s - 60s. 

Over at Channel U, special programming such as the STAR Awards 2013 post show party remained the viewers' favourite. 

The top five specials on the channel attracted a total of more than 25 million viewers last year.

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