Top programmes report

week 10, March 04 - 10

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 Coronation Street2019-03-04 19:32:30-19:57:44 ITV1 5,360 1,368 721 7,449 37.1%
2 Coronation Street2019-03-06 19:31:32-19:58:04 ITV1 5,216 1,266 761 7,243 37.1%
3 Coronation Street2019-03-04 20:29:27-20:56:03 ITV1 5,124 1,237 844 7,205 33.5%
4 Coronation Street2019-03-08 19:32:05-19:57:24 ITV1 4,726 1,074 1,025 6,825 36.0%
5 Coronation Street2019-03-07 20:31:37-20:58:04 ITV1 4,445 1,051 1,216 6,711 29.1%
6 Emmerdale2019-03-04 19:00:45-19:27:19 ITV1 5,057 977 524 6,558 34.6%
7 Emmerdale2019-03-06 19:00:24-19:26:59 ITV1 4,990 1,045 426 6,462 35.4%
8 Coronation Street2019-03-08 20:30:06-20:57:00 ITV1 4,340 926 1,175 6,440 29.7%
9 Coronation Street2019-03-06 20:30:20-20:56:58 ITV1 4,127 1,189 1,053 6,368 26.9%
10 Dancing On Ice2019-03-10 18:01:30-19:58:20 ITV1 4,380 1,545 379 6,304 30.4%
11 Emmerdale2019-03-05 19:02:19-19:28:53 ITV1 4,744 975 447 6,166 33.4%
12 Emmerdale2019-03-07 19:00:44-19:27:13 ITV1 4,684 987 471 6,142 34.1%
13 Baptiste2019-03-10 21:00:37-21:58:51 BBC 1 2,744 1,069 2,257 6,070 24.0%
14 Midsomer Murders2019-03-10 20:01:33-21:56:11 ITV1 4,302 740 943 5,984 24.7%
15 Emmerdale2019-03-07 19:59:52-20:26:30 ITV1 4,483 860 636 5,979 27.3%
16 Emmerdale2019-03-08 19:00:24-19:26:32 ITV1 4,474 922 579 5,974 34.0%
17 Shetland2019-03-05 21:02:09-21:58:19 BBC 1 3,192 970 1,679 5,841 21.7%
18 Eastenders2019-03-04 19:59:55-20:29:12 BBC 1 3,759 1,121 813 5,693 27.2%
19 Eastenders2019-03-07 19:29:45-19:57:40 BBC 1 3,617 1,245 731 5,594 30.0%
20 Eastenders2019-03-05 19:30:11-19:58:36 BBC 1 3,531 1,159 743 5,433 28.2%
21 Countryfile2019-03-10 18:30:23-19:29:30 BBC 1 5,045 288 53 5,386 27.0%
22 Eastenders2019-03-08 19:59:16-20:27:07 BBC 1 3,080 1,103 865 5,047 25.8%
23 Masterchef2019-03-10 19:30:50-19:59:41 BBC 1 3,424 812 780 5,015 22.5%
24 Casualty2019-03-09 20:41:25-21:30:57 BBC 1 2,950 885 1,064 4,899 24.7%
25 Six O'clock News2019-03-04 18:00:00-18:28:38 BBC 1 4,695 195 0 4,890 30.6%
26 Holby City2019-03-05 20:02:08-20:59:53 BBC 1 3,248 782 856 4,886 20.3%
27 Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?2019-03-04 21:00:31-22:00:42 ITV1 3,918 438 423 4,779 20.5%
28 Antiques Roadshow2019-03-10 20:01:16-20:59:15 BBC 1 4,192 366 219 4,777 20.9%
29 The Great Celebrity Bake Off For Su2c2019-03-05 19:59:00-21:13:34 CH4 2,516 716 1,508 4,740 19.1%
30 Leaving Neverland: Michael Jackson & Me2019-03-06 21:01:23-22:52:02 CH4 1,728 409 2,535 4,672 20.8%
31 Masterchef2019-03-06 20:00:07-20:57:47 BBC 1 3,164 788 668 4,620 21.2%
32 The Voice Uk2019-03-09 20:03:01-21:20:08 ITV1 3,246 792 533 4,571 23.4%
33 Celebrity Apprentice For Comic Relief2019-03-07 21:00:19-21:59:20 BBC 1 2,810 599 1,073 4,482 19.2%
34 Bbc News2019-03-10 22:00:00-22:22:16 BBC 1 4,257 197 9 4,463 27.4%
35 Six O'clock News2019-03-08 18:00:00-18:28:32 BBC 1 4,255 92 2 4,349 28.5%
36 Bbc News2019-03-10 18:05:00-18:21:08 BBC 1 4,255 87 0 4,342 22.2%
37 Pointless Celebrities2019-03-09 18:47:36-19:36:28 BBC 1 3,992 297 49 4,338 25.7%
38 Masterchef2019-03-07 19:59:49-20:57:50 BBC 1 2,835 671 813 4,319 19.7%
39 Six O'clock News2019-03-05 18:00:00-18:28:57 BBC 1 4,216 92 2 4,310 28.2%
40 Six O'clock News2019-03-06 18:00:00-18:29:19 BBC 1 4,152 154 0 4,306 28.3%
41 Celebrity Apprentice For Comic Relief2019-03-08 20:59:37-21:28:06 BBC 1 2,664 708 919 4,291 19.3%
42 Six O'clock News2019-03-07 18:00:00-18:29:15 BBC 1 4,068 101 1 4,170 27.0%
43 The Chase2019-03-08 16:59:40-17:55:41 ITV1 3,583 266 124 3,974 30.9%
44 The Chase2019-03-04 17:00:02-17:55:41 ITV1 3,621 243 101 3,964 30.1%
45 The Chase2019-03-05 16:59:53-17:55:41 ITV1 3,600 210 110 3,921 31.7%
46 Bbc News2019-03-09 18:30:05-18:40:15 BBC 1 3,795 113 4 3,912 23.5%
47 Rugby: Six Nations Live 20192019-03-09 15:58:00-18:59:38 ITV1 3,436 324 104 3,864 26.9%
48 The Chase2019-03-07 17:00:02-17:55:41 ITV1 3,486 188 91 3,765 29.7%
49 Leaving Neverland: Michael Jackson & Me2019-03-07 21:02:55-22:58:51 CH4 1,515 408 1,837 3,760 19.1%
50 Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?2019-03-08 21:01:06-21:59:43 ITV1 3,099 328 312 3,739 16.7%
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