In its fourteenth season, “La France a un incroyable talent” was able to attract strong audience shares. The show even set a new record in the advertising relevant target group during the final. 20 year-old ventriloquist Le Cas Pucine came out as the winner. The M6 talent show was also a digital success with 170 million video views sending a clear message.
It runs and runs and runs – and it is very good at it: the M6 talent show “La France a un incroyable talent”, the French version of Fremantle’s successful show “Got Talent”, was again able to convince at all levels in its fourteenth season. An average of 3.6 million viewers tuned in to watch the individual episodes of the show over the past several weeks. At 16 percent, the audience share among the total viewership was the best result in eight years. In the target group of women under 50 in charge of household management it amounted to 24 percent, and also 24 percent among the total audience under 50. These represent the second strongest results for the two groups in the long history of the show. This week, during the final, the ratings even went up, with a total audience share of 19 percent. And in the advertising relevant target group, “La France a un incroyable talent” even set a new record with an audience share of 28 percent.
During the final, 3.5 million viewers watched 20 year-old ventriloquist Le Cas Pucine and her puppet Eliott win season 14 of “La France a un incroyable talent” and the €100,000 in prize money. She had been catapulted directly into the final by Ahmed Sylla’s golden buzzer. The comedian was one of the two extra jury members who had joined the jury for after the semifinal and final. As previously, the jury consisted of Eric Antoine, Hélène Ségara, Marianne James and Sugar Sammy. “La France a un incroyable talent” was hosted for the fourth time by former football player David Ginola. Donel Jacksman was the new face of the show and hosted the following show “La France a un incroyable talent – ça continue”. M6 was also successful with this premiere: an average of 1.2 million viewers remained loyal to their favorite show in the late evening, with audience shares amounting to 17 percent among the total viewership and 23 percent in the target group. A great digital success rounds off the feat: in this segment, the show generated an additional 170 million video views.