Top programmes report

week 46, November 09 - 15

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The top 50 programmes on TV based on the size of their total viewing audience over the week (including live, VOSDAL, time-shifted and total audience viewing figures).

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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 I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out Of Here!2020-11-15 21:03:05-22:37:59 ITV1 8,504 2,963 2,313 13,780 52.4%
2 Strictly Come Dancing2020-11-14 19:11:30-20:39:39 BBC 1 7,945 2,810 1,086 11,841 50.1%
3 The Great British Bake Off2020-11-10 19:59:45-21:13:57 CH4 4,872 2,979 2,762 10,612 40.0%
4 Strictly Come Dancing2020-11-15 19:25:53-20:09:04 BBC 1 7,183 1,879 472 9,534 39.5%
5 Coronation Street2020-11-09 19:31:50-19:57:54 ITV1 5,221 1,112 623 6,956 33.0%
6 Coronation Street2020-11-11 19:31:11-19:57:54 ITV1 4,733 1,282 678 6,694 34.4%
7 BBC News At Six2020-11-09 18:00:01-18:31:08 BBC 1 6,331 269 3 6,602 35.4%
8 Countryfile2020-11-15 18:25:08-19:24:06 BBC 1 5,958 312 73 6,344 31.8%
9 The Repair Shop2020-11-11 20:01:00-20:59:44 BBC 1 5,024 706 608 6,337 28.5%
10 Gogglebox2020-11-13 21:03:03-22:01:19 CH4 3,223 1,407 1,699 6,329 26.6%
11 Coronation Street2020-11-09 20:29:46-20:55:33 ITV1 4,578 1,026 691 6,296 29.2%
12 Coronation Street2020-11-13 19:32:26-20:29:48 ITV1 4,082 1,231 820 6,133 28.0%
13 BBC Weekend News2020-11-15 18:00:00-18:16:31 BBC 1 5,555 345 1 5,901 30.3%
14 BBC News At Six2020-11-10 18:00:00-18:32:14 BBC 1 5,470 423 1 5,894 32.8%
15 BBC News At Six2020-11-13 18:00:00-18:30:36 BBC 1 5,396 398 1 5,795 32.1%
16 Emmerdale2020-11-09 19:00:29-19:26:58 ITV1 4,635 777 372 5,784 29.2%
17 Coronation Street2020-11-11 20:29:18-20:55:49 ITV1 3,473 1,325 934 5,731 24.2%
18 BBC News At Six2020-11-11 18:00:00-18:31:24 BBC 1 5,456 261 1 5,718 31.6%
19 Emmerdale2020-11-11 19:00:15-19:26:41 ITV1 4,475 847 377 5,698 29.7%
20 Emmerdale2020-11-12 19:00:45-19:27:23 ITV1 4,445 854 312 5,611 29.2%
21 Emmerdale2020-11-10 18:59:16-19:58:24 ITV1 4,192 932 435 5,559 28.4%
22 BBC News At Six2020-11-12 18:00:00-18:32:12 BBC 1 5,169 287 1 5,457 30.8%
23 The Hit List2020-11-14 18:26:24-19:10:24 BBC 1 4,757 469 182 5,408 28.4%
24 Emmerdale2020-11-13 19:00:45-19:27:02 ITV1 4,065 874 435 5,375 26.7%
25 Masterchef: The Professionals2020-11-11 21:00:59-21:58:48 BBC 1 3,622 695 863 5,180 23.7%
26 BBC Children In Need2020-11-13 19:00:00-22:00:49 BBC 1 4,240 678 173 5,092 23.4%
27 Family Fortunes2020-11-15 19:59:04-20:57:54 ITV1 4,101 697 276 5,074 20.5%
28 His Dark Materials2020-11-15 20:10:11-21:01:05 BBC 1 2,717 847 1,363 4,927 20.3%
29 The Chase2020-11-11 17:00:20-17:55:51 ITV1 4,461 386 65 4,912 33.7%
30 Eastenders2020-11-09 20:03:00-20:27:12 BBC 1 3,443 708 709 4,860 23.3%
31 Pointless Celebrities2020-11-14 17:35:58-18:24:49 BBC 1 4,384 379 52 4,816 27.3%
32 Eastenders2020-11-12 19:36:03-19:57:45 BBC 1 3,328 816 651 4,795 24.2%
33 The Chase2020-11-10 17:00:12-17:55:51 ITV1 4,326 381 72 4,779 32.6%
34 ITV News2020-11-15 22:42:20-22:55:19 ITV1 4,302 446 8 4,756 32.4%
35 The Chase2020-11-12 17:00:11-17:55:51 ITV1 4,305 337 89 4,731 32.3%
36 The Chase2020-11-13 17:00:00-17:55:41 ITV1 4,258 335 72 4,665 32.1%
37 Masterchef: The Professionals2020-11-12 21:00:20-21:58:31 BBC 1 3,082 452 1,075 4,609 19.4%
38 BBC News At Ten2020-11-13 22:01:20-22:32:59 BBC 1 4,157 409 7 4,573 25.9%
39 Eastenders2020-11-10 19:55:18-20:18:00 BBC 1 2,503 936 917 4,355 17.8%
40 BBC Weekend News2020-11-14 17:16:00-17:26:47 BBC 1 4,072 210 7 4,288 26.4%
41 The Chase2020-11-09 17:00:18-17:55:51 ITV1 3,762 368 43 4,173 26.4%
42 Eastenders2020-11-10 19:34:05-19:54:27 BBC 1 2,181 1,130 824 4,135 20.3%
43 ITV News Weekday Teatime2020-11-13 18:30:00-18:54:22 ITV1 3,880 252 0 4,132 22.0%
44 Masterchef: The Professionals2020-11-10 21:00:59-21:58:59 BBC 1 2,336 763 984 4,084 17.4%
45 ITV News Weekday Teatime2020-11-11 18:30:00-18:53:52 ITV1 3,814 256 0 4,070 21.9%
46 BBC News At Ten2020-11-11 22:00:00-22:32:04 BBC 1 3,806 242 21 4,070 26.1%
47 ITV News Weekday Teatime2020-11-10 18:30:00-18:52:37 ITV1 3,819 223 0 4,043 21.8%
48 BBC News At Ten2020-11-12 22:00:00-22:33:17 BBC 1 3,734 217 10 3,961 22.6%
49 The One Show2020-11-09 19:00:00-19:30:59 BBC 1 3,795 131 12 3,938 20.3%
50 The Wall2020-11-14 20:41:50-21:26:19 BBC 1 3,246 526 150 3,921 19.5%
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