Top programmes report

week 41, October 08 - 14

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 The X Factor2018-10-13 20:34:00-21:47:06 ITV1 486 106 161 753 62.4%
2 The Great British Bake Off2018-10-09 19:59:06-21:13:41 CH4 262 157 271 689 64.6%
3 The X Factor2018-10-14 19:59:46-20:58:24 ITV1 314 77 106 497 55.1%
4 Film: Harry Potter And The Half-Blood Pr2018-10-13 17:41:59-20:28:16 ITV1 328 42 62 431 47.1%
5 Coronation Street2018-10-12 19:31:51-19:57:54 ITV1 230 87 14 331 36.3%
6 Coronation Street2018-10-10 19:31:24-19:58:24 ITV1 275 40 13 327 37.7%
7 Coronation Street2018-10-12 20:30:58-20:57:30 ITV1 230 60 18 307 38.7%
8 Emmerdale2018-10-08 18:59:37-19:26:12 ITV1 206 62 24 292 33.3%
9 Coronation Street2018-10-08 19:30:51-19:57:54 ITV1 226 43 18 286 31.5%
10 Emmerdale2018-10-11 19:01:14-19:27:49 ITV1 256 17 5 279 30.0%
11 Emmerdale2018-10-10 19:00:16-19:26:47 ITV1 226 44 0 270 30.1%
12 Coronation Street2018-10-10 20:30:57-20:57:54 ITV1 204 37 21 262 37.3%
13 Coronation Street2018-10-08 20:29:44-20:56:07 ITV1 208 25 28 261 40.3%
14 Emmerdale2018-10-12 19:00:20-19:26:37 ITV1 207 29 12 248 29.6%
15 The Chase: Celebrity Specials2018-10-14 18:58:58-19:55:41 ITV1 215 5 0 221 29.9%
16 Emmerdale2018-10-11 20:00:51-20:27:12 ITV1 208 5 7 219 32.6%
17 Film: Black Panther (2018)2018-10-12 11:32:36-13:41:35 Sky Cinema Premiere (Total) 0 93 122 215 66.9%
18 Emmerdale2018-10-09 18:59:03-19:58:24 ITV1 170 32 7 209 25.5%
19 Ben And Holly's Little Kingdom2018-10-12 07:55:38-08:06:40 Channel 5 172 18 0 189 35.3%
20 The Jonathan Ross Show2018-10-13 21:51:50-22:57:25 ITV1 156 21 0 177 31.7%
21 The Simpsons2018-10-11 18:01:57-18:25:45 CH4 139 17 15 171 25.4%
22 Ben And Holly's Little Kingdom2018-10-11 07:55:46-08:06:46 Channel 5 146 14 4 164 31.9%
23 Gordon, Gino And Fred: Road Trip2018-10-11 21:01:00-21:59:42 ITV1 101 7 54 161 31.9%
24 Paw Patrol2018-10-11 08:07:16-08:18:56 Channel 5 146 15 0 161 34.7%
25 Bad Move2018-10-10 20:02:56-20:26:41 ITV1 151 0 8 159 22.8%
26 The Simpsons2018-10-09 18:03:14-18:26:56 CH4 128 16 9 153 19.8%
27 Paw Patrol2018-10-12 08:07:10-08:18:51 Channel 5 144 6 1 151 30.9%
28 Gogglebox2018-10-12 21:01:18-21:59:46 CH4 88 21 42 150 24.1%
29 Thomas And Friends: Extraordinary Engine2018-10-09 06:59:35-07:10:32 Channel 5 87 0 58 145 34.9%
30 Itv News2018-10-09 18:30:00-18:52:57 ITV1 144 0 0 144 18.2%
31 Ben And Holly's Little Kingdom2018-10-09 07:55:53-08:06:54 Channel 5 139 1 0 140 29.4%
32 Film: Jack The Giant Slayer (2013)2018-10-14 18:00:10-19:02:07 Channel 5 113 26 0 139 15.0%
33 The Simpsons2018-10-10 18:01:27-18:25:39 CH4 117 8 13 138 17.5%
34 The Simpsons2018-10-08 18:02:23-18:26:29 CH4 98 25 12 135 15.3%
35 The Simpsons2018-10-12 18:02:03-18:26:16 CH4 113 15 7 135 18.1%
36 Tipping Point Lucky Stars2018-10-14 17:33:09-18:29:42 ITV1 124 1 8 133 13.4%
37 The Thundermans2018-10-08 17:00:00-17:26:17 Nickelodeon 12 21 97 129 19.3%
38 The Simpsons2018-10-14 13:00:02-13:24:34 CH4 106 22 0 128 17.0%
39 Film: Antz (1998)2018-10-14 13:30:06-15:04:15 CH4 125 0 2 127 16.0%
40 Itv News2018-10-10 18:30:00-18:53:52 ITV1 126 0 0 126 15.6%
41 Hollyoaks2018-10-12 18:30:17-18:57:29 CH4 97 13 15 125 16.1%
42 Paw Patrol2018-10-09 08:07:24-08:19:04 Channel 5 110 5 7 122 27.7%
43 Film: Happy Feet Two (2011)2018-10-14 17:36:06-18:23:53 ITV2 112 10 0 122 12.3%
44 Floogals2018-10-14 09:32:52-09:43:52 Channel 5 121 0 0 121 24.0%
45 Butterfly2018-10-14 21:02:22-21:59:56 ITV1 95 16 9 121 25.6%
46 The Chase2018-10-10 16:59:40-17:55:41 ITV1 120 0 0 120 21.3%
47 Itv News2018-10-08 18:30:00-18:53:02 ITV1 116 3 0 119 14.7%
48 Hollyoaks2018-10-10 18:30:15-18:57:23 CH4 108 2 8 118 14.6%
49 Itv News2018-10-14 18:29:55-18:44:54 ITV1 118 0 0 118 12.9%
50 Hollyoaks2018-10-11 18:30:55-18:58:11 CH4 110 5 1 115 15.9%
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