Top programmes report

week 2, January 07 - 13

The top 50 programmes on TV based on the size of their total viewing audience over the week. Filter by channel or audience

Here’ some more information for you about the data you can see on this page: from key terms to how the data was run.

  • Channel: ‘stagger’ includes viewing data for the parent channel, its +1 channel and its HD equivalent if it has one.
  • Audience / Live: the audience who watched the programme at the time of transmission
  • Audience / VOSDAL: this is Viewing-On-Same-Day-As-Live.  A recorded programme that has been viewed on the same day as the original broadcast
  • Audience / Time-Shifted: the playback audience to a video or DTR recording (e.g. Sky+) of a programme.  Playback occurs within 2 to 7 days of the original broadcast to be counted.
  • Total Audience: the consolidated viewing audience for the programme. This is the sum of the live, VOSDAL and time-shifted audiences.
  • Share: the percentage of the total available viewing audience who were watching the programme over a given time period.

All numbers are expressed as a share of all commercial TV viewing apart from the ALL TV Volume table which is a share of total TV viewing.

Rank Programme Channel Live
('000)
VOSDAL
('000)
Time-Shifted
('000)
Total Audience
('000)
Share
1 Call The Midwife2019-01-13 20:00:29-20:58:42 BBC 1 5,459 1,496 1,887 8,843 30.7%
2 Manhunt2019-01-08 21:02:14-22:02:36 ITV1 4,787 1,713 2,298 8,798 30.5%
3 Cleaning Up2019-01-09 21:00:41-21:59:41 ITV1 5,177 1,017 2,311 8,504 30.5%
4 Manhunt2019-01-07 21:00:25-21:59:45 ITV1 4,613 1,386 2,500 8,500 32.0%
5 Death In Paradise2019-01-10 21:01:52-21:58:15 BBC 1 4,773 1,341 2,044 8,158 31.6%
6 Vera2019-01-13 20:02:00-21:56:51 ITV1 4,635 1,190 2,143 7,967 28.5%
7 Coronation Street2019-01-07 19:31:22-19:58:04 ITV1 5,469 1,544 674 7,686 35.8%
8 Coronation Street2019-01-11 19:31:38-19:58:04 ITV1 5,294 1,358 960 7,612 38.6%
9 Coronation Street2019-01-09 19:31:40-19:58:04 ITV1 5,319 1,457 827 7,603 36.5%
10 Coronation Street2019-01-11 20:30:08-20:56:43 ITV1 5,000 1,267 1,188 7,454 34.4%
11 Coronation Street2019-01-09 20:29:47-20:56:11 ITV1 5,217 1,253 945 7,415 31.6%
12 Silent Witness2019-01-08 21:00:17-21:58:14 BBC 1 3,053 987 3,231 7,271 25.4%
13 Coronation Street2019-01-07 20:29:31-20:55:51 ITV1 4,990 1,432 848 7,270 29.7%
14 Silent Witness2019-01-09 21:01:53-21:58:29 BBC 1 3,206 1,148 2,778 7,132 25.8%
15 Emmerdale2019-01-11 19:00:24-19:26:57 ITV1 5,075 1,175 574 6,824 35.4%
16 Emmerdale2019-01-07 19:00:21-19:26:56 ITV1 5,264 1,101 336 6,700 33.0%
17 Emmerdale2019-01-10 19:59:47-20:26:11 ITV1 4,896 1,103 629 6,628 30.4%
18 Emmerdale2019-01-09 19:00:24-19:26:58 ITV1 5,032 1,059 521 6,611 33.2%
19 Michael Mcintyre's Big Show2019-01-12 19:09:37-20:09:12 BBC 1 4,605 1,174 768 6,547 31.2%
20 Emmerdale2019-01-10 19:00:24-19:26:08 ITV1 4,937 1,112 464 6,513 33.5%
21 Emmerdale2019-01-08 18:59:06-19:58:04 ITV1 4,852 1,165 452 6,469 30.6%
22 Bradley Walsh & Son: Breaking Dad2019-01-09 20:02:34-20:28:30 ITV1 4,719 678 1,050 6,447 28.5%
23 Dancing On Ice2019-01-13 18:01:30-19:57:50 ITV1 4,581 1,177 602 6,360 28.4%
24 Eastenders2019-01-10 19:29:45-19:58:07 BBC 1 3,954 1,374 801 6,129 30.7%
25 Antiques Roadshow2019-01-13 19:00:47-19:58:54 BBC 1 5,413 422 107 5,942 26.4%
26 Eastenders2019-01-11 20:00:52-20:28:37 BBC 1 3,639 1,308 867 5,814 28.4%
27 The Voice Uk2019-01-12 19:59:38-21:28:06 ITV1 4,174 857 762 5,792 26.4%
28 Grantchester2019-01-11 21:00:50-21:59:41 ITV1 3,477 558 1,421 5,456 22.9%
29 Motd Live: Wolverhampton Wanderers V Liv2019-01-07 19:29:06-21:59:00 BBC 1 5,186 189 13 5,388 22.7%
30 Eastenders2019-01-08 19:30:11-19:59:10 BBC 1 2,477 1,812 907 5,196 23.4%
31 Six O'clock News2019-01-07 18:00:00-18:28:35 BBC 1 4,957 170 0 5,128 29.5%
32 Countryfile2019-01-13 17:59:26-18:58:35 BBC 1 4,760 251 94 5,105 23.6%
33 Les Miserables2019-01-13 20:59:57-21:58:48 BBC 1 3,233 718 1,153 5,104 19.6%
34 Casualty2019-01-12 21:12:26-21:58:53 BBC 1 3,365 845 888 5,097 24.0%
35 Eastenders2019-01-11 21:01:54-21:28:15 BBC 1 2,748 1,093 1,145 4,986 20.4%
36 Six O'clock News2019-01-08 18:00:00-18:29:00 BBC 1 4,678 179 0 4,858 28.7%
37 The Greatest Dancer2019-01-12 20:09:56-21:11:09 BBC 1 3,392 739 711 4,841 22.7%
38 Six O'clock News2019-01-09 18:00:00-18:29:00 BBC 1 4,657 153 0 4,810 29.2%
39 Pointless Celebrities2019-01-12 18:19:13-19:08:03 BBC 1 4,303 328 86 4,717 25.8%
40 Six O'clock News2019-01-11 18:00:00-18:28:38 BBC 1 4,500 167 6 4,673 28.5%
41 Six O'clock News2019-01-10 18:00:00-18:28:29 BBC 1 4,399 101 1 4,501 27.6%
42 Bbc News2019-01-13 22:00:00-22:23:00 BBC 1 4,244 194 4 4,441 25.8%
43 The Chase2019-01-10 16:59:44-17:55:41 ITV1 4,057 216 111 4,384 32.8%
44 The Chase2019-01-07 16:59:37-17:55:41 ITV1 3,863 347 76 4,286 30.9%
45 The Chase2019-01-11 16:59:39-17:55:41 ITV1 3,801 266 118 4,186 29.9%
46 The Chase2019-01-08 16:59:46-17:55:41 ITV1 3,774 254 71 4,099 30.5%
47 The Graham Norton Show2019-01-11 22:38:17-23:26:51 BBC 1 2,814 381 792 3,988 30.5%
48 The Chase2019-01-09 17:00:01-17:55:41 ITV1 3,627 270 66 3,962 30.1%
49 The One Show2019-01-07 18:58:00-19:27:03 BBC 1 3,774 153 23 3,949 19.8%
50 Itv News2019-01-07 18:30:00-18:53:59 ITV1 3,687 227 8 3,922 20.5%
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