Eurovision is coming to US television for the first time ever

The Eurovision Song Contest, one of the most watched live events in Europe, is coming to American television for the first time ever. The European Broadcasting Union (EBU)¬†announced on Monday that this year’s grand final in Stockholm will be broadcast live in the US on Logo, a Viacom-owned cable network known for LGBT-themed programming. The final will be held on May 14th at 3PM ET, and will also be streamed in the US at and on the LogoTV app. Logo is available in nearly 50 million homes in the US, the EBU said.

Eurovision has long been among the most popular televised events in Europe, with last year’s semifinals and final drawing¬†nearly 200 million viewers, according to organizers. Each participating country selects one…

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