YouTube's most watched videos of the week
Friday 23 October 2009
The fate of the so-called "Balloon Boy" keeps fascinating the US after it became clear that his disappearance was staged by his parents. The UK's
X Factor show contestants remain popular as do YouTube's comedy vloggers. And weekly viewing figures of the site seem to be increasing.
1) ' Smosh / Twilight: New Moon Deleted Scenes 3' -- Smosh have taken over as YouTube's most popular vloggers. In the finale of their "New Moon Deleted Scenes" series, viewers find out what Edward really does when Bella's not around. 4 011 407 views.
2) ' Drunkest Guy Ever Goes for More Beer Video' -- The surveillance video has reached internet cult status within just a few days. 2 470 884 views.
3) ' Bounce' -- The Jonas Brothers spoof old-school hip-hop videos. 2 466 331 views.
4) ' "Balloon Boy" Falcon Heene Admits: "We Did This For The Show"' -- The case of Falcon Heene, the six-year-old boy believed to have been carried away by a helium balloon while just hiding in his parents' attic, appears to have been a publicity stint. In this video, Falcon says at 0:40 that "we did it for the show." 2 403 282 views.
5) ' The X Factor / The X Factor 2009 - Whitney Houston: Million Dollar Bill - Live Results 2 (itv.com/xfactor)' -- The superstar performs on the UK talent show. 2 147 746 views.
6) ' Katie Price + Balloon Boy and the Slootpocalypse' -- Philip de Franco, or PhillyD, rants about Balloon Boy and Katie Price, who in his opinion is the rightful Balloon Girl. 1 927 036 views.
7) ' STRIP FOR YOUR LIFE!!' -- Shane Dawson on scary Halloween movies that don't make sense. 1 925 514 views.
8) ' Stormtroopers' 9/11' -- Where were you when the Death Star fell? 1 834 859 views.
9) ' Nintendo Wii Gaming System with Wii Sports and 15 Access...' -- An overexcited TV host demonstrates the wonderful world of Nintendo Wii tennis, throwing his 'racket' remote control against the TV screen. 1 613 732 views.
10) ' The X Factor / The X Factor 2009 - John and Edward - Live Show 2 (itv.com/xfactor)' --The singing twins, who have been described by judge Simon Cowell as "annoying and not very good," perform Oops I did it again by Britney Spears. 1 252 458 views.
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