The Friends reunion special has become Sky One's most-watched show, it has been confirmed.

The one-off episode, which saw cast members David Schwimmer, Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, Matt LeBlanc and Matthew Perry reunite on screen for the first time since the show ended, was watched by 5.3 million viewers in the UK.

The special is also Sky’s most watched programme across live, recorded and downloaded viewing in the last two years.

Friends: The Reunion watched by 5.3 million people in the UK

It is second only to the final series of Game of Thrones for the biggest audience across Sky’s portfolio of entertainment channels.

Friends: The Reunion launched on May 27 and featured the cast reminiscing about their time on the show, as well as cameos from A-list fans including Justin Bieber, Lady Gaga, David Beckham and K-popstars BTS.

The special saw Schwimmer and Aniston reveal they almost enjoyed a real-life romance during the early episodes.

Their characters, Ross Geller and Rachel Green, famously had a will-they-won’t-they love story.

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