Top programmes report

week 2, January 11 - 17

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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 The Pembrokeshire Murders2021-01-11 21:00:00-22:00:42 ITV1 1,476 592 1,033 3,101 52.2%
2 The Pembrokeshire Murders2021-01-13 21:00:25-22:01:05 ITV1 1,500 719 853 3,072 51.0%
3 The Pembrokeshire Murders2021-01-12 21:00:00-22:00:19 ITV1 1,441 527 916 2,884 44.6%
4 Finding Alice2021-01-17 21:00:50-21:59:50 ITV1 1,565 353 770 2,688 49.2%
5 Coronation Street2021-01-15 19:31:31-20:28:52 ITV1 1,185 401 300 1,886 42.7%
6 Coronation Street2021-01-13 19:31:36-19:57:44 ITV1 1,211 382 277 1,870 41.6%
7 The Masked Singer2021-01-16 19:01:44-20:28:25 ITV1 1,153 494 215 1,862 44.3%
8 Coronation Street2021-01-11 19:30:33-19:56:37 ITV1 1,255 387 219 1,861 43.7%
9 Dancing On Ice2021-01-17 18:01:20-19:54:34 ITV1 1,266 382 171 1,819 46.2%
10 Coronation Street2021-01-11 20:29:03-20:55:36 ITV1 1,187 339 261 1,788 39.8%
11 Coronation Street2021-01-13 20:29:53-20:56:17 ITV1 1,030 378 373 1,780 36.8%
12 The Pembrokeshire Murders: Catching The Gameshow Killer2021-01-14 21:01:50-22:00:07 ITV1 789 313 621 1,723 38.6%
13 Emmerdale2021-01-14 19:00:35-19:26:43 ITV1 1,060 294 102 1,456 41.5%
14 Emmerdale2021-01-11 19:00:00-19:25:22 ITV1 1,023 246 147 1,416 40.4%
15 Emmerdale2021-01-13 19:00:18-19:26:51 ITV1 1,072 252 81 1,406 38.2%
16 Bradley & Barney Walsh: Breaking Dad2021-01-11 20:00:04-20:26:15 ITV1 969 218 200 1,387 34.9%
17 The Voice2021-01-16 20:32:30-21:59:59 ITV1 944 258 183 1,384 34.5%
18 Emmerdale2021-01-15 18:59:55-19:26:32 ITV1 985 264 117 1,365 40.9%
19 Emmerdale2021-01-12 18:59:10-19:25:36 ITV1 967 263 113 1,343 37.5%
20 The Chase2021-01-14 17:00:03-17:55:51 ITV1 1,202 102 20 1,323 48.8%
21 Emmerdale2021-01-14 20:00:29-20:26:39 ITV1 913 258 144 1,315 29.8%
22 Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?2021-01-17 19:59:00-20:58:18 ITV1 1,015 181 76 1,272 29.4%
23 The Chase2021-01-12 17:00:02-17:55:51 ITV1 1,146 112 5 1,263 45.5%
24 The Chase2021-01-13 17:00:11-17:55:51 ITV1 1,117 91 13 1,220 44.8%
25 The Great Pottery Throw Down2021-01-17 19:47:54-20:59:36 CH4 481 289 409 1,179 27.1%
26 Celebrity Catchphrase2021-01-16 18:00:25-18:59:03 ITV1 963 165 38 1,166 32.7%
27 Grand Designs2021-01-13 21:00:59-22:00:09 CH4 600 145 401 1,146 19.4%
28 ITV News Weekday Teatime2021-01-14 18:30:00-18:54:12 ITV1 1,073 58 0 1,131 47.2%
29 The Chase2021-01-11 16:59:58-17:55:51 ITV1 997 86 6 1,089 42.8%
30 The Chase2021-01-15 16:59:57-17:55:41 ITV1 946 111 22 1,079 42.9%
31 ITV News Weekday Teatime2021-01-13 18:30:00-18:53:54 ITV1 1,027 50 0 1,077 46.7%
32 Kirstie And Phil's Love It Or List It2021-01-13 19:59:02-20:58:11 CH4 635 224 207 1,066 23.3%
33 ITV News Weekday Teatime2021-01-12 18:30:00-18:52:44 ITV1 957 94 0 1,050 43.7%
34 ITV News Weekday Teatime2021-01-11 18:30:00-18:53:34 ITV1 945 64 0 1,010 46.7%
35 ITV News Weekday Teatime2021-01-15 18:30:00-18:53:32 ITV1 951 49 0 1,000 41.0%
36 Cornwall And Devon Walks With Julia Bradbury2021-01-13 20:02:18-20:26:17 ITV1 842 49 108 999 23.1%
37 ITV News At Ten2021-01-13 22:03:45-22:33:44 ITV1 853 104 1 958 39.7%
38 ITV News2021-01-17 22:00:10-22:13:09 ITV1 827 111 6 945 31.9%
39 ITV News At Ten2021-01-12 22:04:25-22:34:24 ITV1 836 96 0 932 33.8%
40 The Martin Lewis Money Show Live2021-01-14 20:31:45-20:57:59 ITV1 774 102 42 918 21.5%
41 ITV News At Ten2021-01-11 22:03:20-22:33:19 ITV1 830 79 1 910 36.0%
42 Tipping Point2021-01-13 15:58:34-16:56:03 ITV1 743 47 13 804 39.9%
43 Tipping Point2021-01-14 15:58:34-16:55:53 ITV1 702 76 14 791 39.3%
44 Tipping Point2021-01-12 15:58:54-16:55:52 ITV1 682 69 11 761 36.4%
45 Martin Clunes: Islands Of Australia2021-01-12 19:59:04-20:57:34 ITV1 669 75 10 754 18.3%
46 Ben Fogle: New Lives In The Wild2021-01-12 21:02:55-21:59:50 Channel 5 442 93 214 748 11.7%
47 Tipping Point2021-01-11 15:58:44-16:55:42 ITV1 674 56 19 748 38.0%
48 The Last Leg2021-01-15 21:01:00-22:28:27 CH4 455 163 109 727 21.8%
49 Tonight2021-01-14 19:31:23-19:55:29 ITV1 644 60 21 725 20.9%
50 Tipping Point2021-01-15 15:58:38-16:55:44 ITV1 633 49 18 699 36.7%
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