YouTube Channel - Six Years!


Brian Kavanaugh
 

Last year's post: https://otrr.cc/yt2022
20,000 subscriber post: https://otrr.cc/yt20k
10,000 subscriber post: https://otrr.cc/yt10k
 
Six years ago today, I started a YouTube channel for the Old Time Radio Researchers Group. It can be found here: https://otrr.cc/yt. Traffic and subscriptions have increased significantly in the last few months, driven in part by the popularity of Lux Radio Theatre and Dangerous Assignment recently.
 
Here are some statistics for our channel:
  • Number of series: 176 (+15)
  • Number of episodes: 19,976 (+1,504)
  • Subscribers: 23,651 (+997 in last 28 days)
    • 2022: +7,130
    • 2021: +5,180
    • 2020: +5,076
    • 2019: +2,783
    • 2018: +1,935
    • 2017: +810
  • Viewer gender: 27.2% female, 72.7% male
  • Viewer age:
    • 13-17 - 0.2%
    • 18-24 - 2.8%
    • 25-34 - 5.1%
    • 35-44 - 8.6%
    • 45-54 - 17.2%
    • 55-64 - 31.1%
    • 65+ - 35.0%
  • Total views: 13,123,444
  • Total impressions: 177,425,116 (how many time video thumbnails were shown to viewers on YouTube, since January 1, 2018)
  • Total watch time (hours): 3,871,894.5
  • 71.0% of watch time comes from people not subscribed to the channel
  • Watch time by country (top 5):
    • USA - 83.3%
    • Canada - 7.2%
    • United Kingdom - 3.0%
    • Australia - 0.7%
    • Mexico - 0.1%
  • 60.8% of watch time comes from mobile phones
Top 10 most viewed episodes:
  1. Dangerously Yours - Masquerade (audition) - 106,502 (reason for this will be in the next edition of Old Radio Times)
  2. X Minus One - No Contact - 54,066 (previous #1)
  3. Lux Radio Theatre - King Solomon's Mines - 38,284
  4. Lux Radio Theatre - The Bishop's Wife - 35,651
  5. X Minus One - Mars Is Heaven - 33,092
  6. X Minus One - Universe - 29,512
  7. Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar - Milford Brooks III (Dick Powell audition) - 26,851
  8. Dimension X - The Outer Limit - 26,165
  9. X Minus One - The Parade - 25,193
  10. Hollywood Star Playhouse - The Six Shooter - 24,554
Top 10 most viewed episodes of 2022:
  1. Dangerously Yours - Masquerade (audition) - 67,803
  2. Lux Radio Theatre - King Solomon's Mines - 28,111
  3. Lux Radio Theatre - The Day the Earth Stood Still - 19,845
  4. Lux Radio Theatre - The Bishop's Wife - 19,428
  5. Hollywood Star Playhouse - The Six Shooter - 14,613
  6. Dangerously Yours - The Pirate of Orleans - 13,568
  7. Lux Radio Theatre - Casablanca - 13,220
  8. Gunsmoke - Chester's Murder - 12,178
  9. Tales of the Texas Rangers - Just a Number (audition) - 10,953
  10. X Minus One - No Contact - 10,848

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