Interview of the President of Russia Dmitry Medvedev, broadcast March 15 on the "First Channel", rated equal to the popularity of Eddie Murphy comedy, shedshey to CCC, says "Kommersant" with reference to the data of TNS Russia .
Movie Eddie Murphy "Trip to America" expressed a preference for 13.9 percent of TV viewers in Moscow, while the president answers to the questions on the crisis, the problems of education and combating corruption are interested in 13.8 per cent of the audience.
According to the national performance indicators "Sunday 'Time' with the President of March 15, collected 16.4 percent of TV viewers, overtaking travel to America, whose share of the audience made up 12.8 percent.
The largest percentage of the audience during the broadcast of 'Sunday' Time 'has gathered channel NTV - and in Moscow and the regions he expressed a preference for about 17 percent of TV viewers.
However, a previous interview with Medvedev, published in the February 15 broadcast on the channel "Russia", aroused great interest - it looked 17,4 per cent of the capital's visitors. However, it is evident given way to the popularity of the picture "Pirates of the Caribbean. The Curse of 'Black Pearl'," broadcast "first channel" and collected 21.4 percent of viewers. According to the national indicators, the two broadcasts had been proportionate to the popularity - Medvedev interviewed expressed a preference for 22.4 percent of TV viewers, the film pro-Jack Sparrow - 22,5 percent.
The decision on the monthly television interviews on topical issues was taken by the President in February 2009. In doing so, Medvedev intends to appear in the political programs on different channels.