Top programmes report

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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’s some information about the data you can see on this page:

  • Live: the audience who watched the programme at the time of transmission on a TV set.
  • VOSDAL: this is ‘Viewing-On-Same-Day-As-Live’.  The audience who watched a recorded or on-demand programme that has been viewed on the same day as the original broadcast (on a TV set).
  • Time-Shifted: the audience who watched the programme recorded or on-demand between 1 and 7 days post-broadcast (on a TV set).
  • 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 broadcaster TV viewing (on a TV set) unless ALL TV is selected, in which case the share is of all broadcaster TV viewing (on a TV set).

Rank Programme Channel Live
('000)
VOSDAL
('000)
Time-Shifted
('000)
Total Audience
('000)
Share
1 World Cup: Qualifiers2021-10-12 19:14:00-21:58:30 ITV 2,447 178 11 2,636 31.3%
2 The Larkins2021-10-17 19:59:28-20:58:24 ITV 1,511 554 550 2,614 47.6%
3 All Creatures Great And Small2021-10-14 21:02:10-21:59:11 Channel 5 1,205 375 1,022 2,602 34.2%
4 Angela Black2021-10-17 21:02:31-22:02:12 ITV 1,195 557 850 2,602 40.6%
5 Coronation Street2021-10-15 19:31:41-19:58:04 ITV 1,435 536 390 2,361 40.3%
6 Coronation Street2021-10-13 19:31:29-19:58:04 ITV 1,450 541 275 2,265 42.2%
7 Grantchester2021-10-15 21:01:44-22:00:38 ITV 1,274 348 633 2,254 33.4%
8 Coronation Street2021-10-15 20:30:47-20:57:21 ITV 1,270 475 485 2,231 36.4%
9 Hollington Drive2021-10-13 21:00:09-21:58:58 ITV 986 450 716 2,151 29.3%
10 Coronation Street2021-10-11 19:31:54-19:57:44 ITV 1,292 573 267 2,132 38.4%
11 Coronation Street2021-10-13 20:29:08-20:55:42 ITV 1,249 412 407 2,068 34.5%
12 Coronation Street2021-10-11 20:30:06-20:56:17 ITV 1,262 441 341 2,045 31.3%
13 Emmerdale2021-10-15 19:00:39-19:27:02 ITV 1,163 483 188 1,834 38.2%
14 Emmerdale2021-10-13 19:00:30-19:27:02 ITV 1,229 438 152 1,818 39.4%
15 Emmerdale2021-10-14 19:02:38-19:29:13 ITV 1,224 391 150 1,765 37.9%
16 Emmerdale2021-10-11 19:00:27-19:27:01 ITV 1,131 429 192 1,752 36.9%
17 Emmerdale2021-10-14 20:00:58-20:27:29 ITV 1,062 337 282 1,681 28.0%
18 Madame Blanc2021-10-16 21:00:52-21:57:33 Channel 5 797 269 484 1,551 27.3%
19 Emmerdale2021-10-12 18:43:35-19:09:50 ITV 926 440 178 1,544 40.4%
20 Our Yorkshire Farm2021-10-12 21:02:30-21:59:30 Channel 5 738 241 420 1,398 17.4%
21 Heathrow: Britain's Busiest Airport2021-10-13 20:02:20-20:25:31 ITV 1,134 137 92 1,364 25.6%
22 Code Of A Killer2021-10-11 21:00:32-22:20:36 ITV 900 172 204 1,276 19.8%
23 The Chase2021-10-12 16:59:41-17:55:51 ITV 1,124 91 49 1,264 47.3%
24 The Chase2021-10-14 16:59:57-17:55:51 ITV 1,041 114 37 1,192 44.6%
25 ITV News Weekday Teatime2021-10-11 18:30:00-18:54:02 ITV 1,108 80 0 1,189 36.9%
26 ITV News Weekend Teatime2021-10-17 18:31:10-18:46:09 ITV 1,153 31 0 1,184 25.0%
27 ITV News Weekday Teatime2021-10-15 18:30:00-18:54:17 ITV 1,066 100 0 1,166 36.7%
28 The Chase2021-10-13 16:59:54-17:55:51 ITV 1,073 64 25 1,162 44.2%
29 ITV News Weekday Teatime2021-10-13 18:30:00-18:54:02 ITV 1,111 49 0 1,161 34.7%
30 The Chase2021-10-15 16:59:52-17:55:41 ITV 1,058 72 28 1,158 43.6%
31 The Martin Lewis Money Show Live2021-10-14 20:31:45-20:57:59 ITV 884 141 115 1,139 20.6%
32 ITV News Weekday Teatime2021-10-14 18:30:00-18:56:12 ITV 1,082 50 0 1,132 37.4%
33 ITV News Weekday Teatime2021-10-12 18:15:00-18:37:32 ITV 1,031 98 0 1,129 40.9%
34 Beat The Chasers2021-10-16 20:33:23-21:33:47 ITV 865 117 125 1,107 24.2%
35 The Chase2021-10-11 17:00:17-17:55:51 ITV 957 116 33 1,106 40.7%
36 Family Fortunes2021-10-17 18:59:00-19:55:38 ITV 792 217 50 1,059 28.8%
37 Celebrity Catchphrase2021-10-16 18:29:13-19:24:44 ITV 853 139 67 1,059 25.1%
38 Tonight2021-10-14 19:33:44-19:57:42 ITV 873 16 15 905 19.4%
39 Alexander Armstrong In Iceland2021-10-13 21:02:20-21:59:40 Channel 5 558 38 285 881 12.0%
40 ITV News At Ten2021-10-12 22:02:50-22:32:49 ITV 809 66 0 875 24.3%
41 Beyond The Line: North Wales Traffic Cops (HTC 2021)2021-10-11 20:02:16-20:26:07 ITV 758 46 14 818 15.6%
42 ITV News Weekend Teatime2021-10-16 18:00:10-18:15:09 ITV 738 57 1 796 22.5%
43 The Cube2021-10-16 19:29:26-20:28:47 ITV 551 107 117 775 24.1%
44 Tonight2021-10-15 20:02:20-20:26:53 ITV 713 27 18 758 15.2%
45 The Chase2021-10-17 17:33:31-18:29:31 ITV 679 12 18 709 17.5%
46 ITV News2021-10-17 22:06:05-22:19:04 ITV 603 58 6 668 17.5%
47 ITV News At Ten2021-10-11 22:21:10-22:51:09 ITV 619 49 1 668 19.8%
48 The Abduction Of Lesley Whittle2021-10-11 21:02:17-22:51:23 Channel 5 364 78 223 665 11.8%
49 ITV News At Ten2021-10-13 22:01:05-22:31:04 ITV 627 36 3 665 20.3%
50 Paul O'grady's Saturday Night Line Up2021-10-16 21:36:24-22:16:48 ITV 592 22 47 661 13.5%
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