Hit sitcom Friends
has been named the most watched TV show of the last 10 years. The series, which launched the careers of Jennifer Aniston
and Courteney Cox
, ran for a decade between 1994 and 2004.
Figures published by the Hollywood Reporter reveal the show's 2004 finale is the highest-rated broadcast in America since 2000, attracting 52.5 million viewers.
A 2000 episode of U.S. reality show Survivor: Borneo
came second with viewing figures of 51.7 million and dating show "Joe Millionaire" was third with a 2003 show garnering an audience of 40 million.
An episode of medical drama ER
came fourth, with 39.4 million, and TV talent show American Idol
rounded out the top five with 38.1 million.
Other entries in the top 10 include episodes of Grey's Anatomy
and Spin City
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