It doesn’t take long for animated series to become international classics. The children’s series enjoying the highest number of hours viewed in the 5 main European markets are not necessarly the ones that rely on the largest catalogue.
First of the Top 3 most watched shows in these countries, Alvin and the Chipmunks is the show that achieved the best number of hours viewed thank to an exposure on free to air channels in all 5 countries. It totaled 81.7 million hours viewed from January to June 2019. Animated series SpongeBob SquarePants and Miraculous Ladybug come second and third respectively.