Channel 4 catch up and archive Video on Demand content attracted 48 million views in January, across all the platforms on which 4oD is available.
US acquisition New Girl proved the most-watched series by a significant margin, attracting nearly 3 million views across 4oD platforms in January 2012.
Consistently popular 4oD performer Hollyoaks was the second most watched series, drawing 1.9m views in January, with documentary series One Born Every Minute coming in a close third, drawing 1.6m 4oD views across the month.
Comedy was the most viewed genre in January, with over 13m views across the month, driven largely by the continuing success of The Inbetweeners, with all three series of the smash hit E4 comedy featuring in the top ten most watched series in January.
On the main 4oD platform, 4oD on Channel 4.com, average monthly unique users stood at 4.7m.