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 The Larkins2021-10-17 19:59:28-20:58:24 ITV 1,016 332 361 1,710 51.9%
2 Angela Black2021-10-17 21:02:31-22:02:12 ITV 811 347 515 1,673 42.8%
3 All Creatures Great And Small2021-10-14 21:02:10-21:59:11 Channel 5 784 247 635 1,666 36.7%
4 Coronation Street2021-10-15 19:31:41-19:58:04 ITV 976 322 268 1,565 41.8%
5 Coronation Street2021-10-13 19:31:29-19:58:04 ITV 966 374 199 1,540 43.9%
6 Coronation Street2021-10-15 20:30:47-20:57:21 ITV 869 290 359 1,518 39.4%
7 Grantchester2021-10-15 21:01:44-22:00:38 ITV 852 218 432 1,502 36.7%
8 Coronation Street2021-10-11 19:31:54-19:57:44 ITV 898 388 186 1,472 41.3%
9 Hollington Drive2021-10-13 21:00:09-21:58:58 ITV 645 292 467 1,405 31.2%
10 Coronation Street2021-10-11 20:30:06-20:56:17 ITV 847 299 252 1,398 33.9%
11 Coronation Street2021-10-13 20:29:08-20:55:42 ITV 769 284 303 1,355 35.3%
12 World Cup: Qualifiers2021-10-12 19:14:00-21:58:30 ITV 1,182 82 11 1,275 26.3%
13 Emmerdale2021-10-13 19:00:30-19:27:02 ITV 829 320 118 1,267 42.5%
14 Emmerdale2021-10-15 19:00:39-19:27:02 ITV 812 307 130 1,248 40.9%
15 Emmerdale2021-10-11 19:00:27-19:27:01 ITV 776 288 153 1,218 40.6%
16 Emmerdale2021-10-14 19:02:38-19:29:13 ITV 828 261 109 1,198 40.7%
17 Emmerdale2021-10-14 20:00:58-20:27:29 ITV 721 234 194 1,148 30.4%
18 Emmerdale2021-10-12 18:43:35-19:09:50 ITV 642 288 151 1,080 43.4%
19 Madame Blanc2021-10-16 21:00:52-21:57:33 Channel 5 536 171 329 1,036 30.1%
20 Our Yorkshire Farm2021-10-12 21:02:30-21:59:30 Channel 5 454 153 259 866 19.2%
21 Heathrow: Britain's Busiest Airport2021-10-13 20:02:20-20:25:31 ITV 729 70 57 857 25.6%
22 Code Of A Killer2021-10-11 21:00:32-22:20:36 ITV 579 110 127 816 21.0%
23 ITV News Weekday Teatime2021-10-15 18:30:00-18:54:17 ITV 738 60 0 798 38.8%
24 The Chase2021-10-12 16:59:41-17:55:51 ITV 699 65 27 791 47.8%
25 The Chase2021-10-14 16:59:57-17:55:51 ITV 669 81 32 781 46.6%
26 The Chase2021-10-15 16:59:52-17:55:41 ITV 692 49 28 770 45.2%
27 The Martin Lewis Money Show Live2021-10-14 20:31:45-20:57:59 ITV 607 88 67 762 22.2%
28 ITV News Weekday Teatime2021-10-11 18:30:00-18:54:02 ITV 700 47 0 747 36.9%
29 The Chase2021-10-11 17:00:17-17:55:51 ITV 631 89 26 745 42.4%
30 The Chase2021-10-13 16:59:54-17:55:51 ITV 660 48 23 732 45.7%
31 ITV News Weekday Teatime2021-10-13 18:30:00-18:54:02 ITV 703 25 0 728 35.5%
32 ITV News Weekend Teatime2021-10-17 18:31:10-18:46:09 ITV 720 7 0 728 26.7%
33 ITV News Weekday Teatime2021-10-12 18:15:00-18:37:32 ITV 678 48 0 726 41.7%
34 ITV News Weekday Teatime2021-10-14 18:30:00-18:56:12 ITV 668 36 0 704 37.3%
35 Beat The Chasers2021-10-16 20:33:23-21:33:47 ITV 511 68 98 677 24.3%
36 Celebrity Catchphrase2021-10-16 18:29:13-19:24:44 ITV 528 82 37 647 26.5%
37 Family Fortunes2021-10-17 18:59:00-19:55:38 ITV 468 121 28 616 28.5%
38 Tonight2021-10-14 19:33:44-19:57:42 ITV 559 6 12 577 20.1%
39 Alexander Armstrong In Iceland2021-10-13 21:02:20-21:59:40 Channel 5 341 18 175 534 11.9%
40 Tonight2021-10-15 20:02:20-20:26:53 ITV 473 22 16 511 17.0%
41 Beyond The Line: North Wales Traffic Cops (HTC 2021)2021-10-11 20:02:16-20:26:07 ITV 477 20 10 506 15.9%
42 ITV News Weekend Teatime2021-10-16 18:00:10-18:15:09 ITV 464 19 1 484 23.3%
43 The Cube2021-10-16 19:29:26-20:28:47 ITV 349 61 70 480 24.4%
44 ITV News At Ten2021-10-12 22:02:50-22:32:49 ITV 434 37 0 472 22.6%
45 Tipping Point2021-10-14 15:58:31-16:55:50 ITV 414 29 12 454 35.0%
46 The Chase2021-10-17 17:33:31-18:29:31 ITV 419 11 10 440 19.1%
47 Paul O'grady's Saturday Night Line Up2021-10-16 21:36:24-22:16:48 ITV 393 12 34 439 15.0%
48 World's Most Scenic Railway Journeys2021-10-14 20:00:38-20:58:10 Channel 5 375 32 32 439 12.2%
49 Tipping Point2021-10-15 15:58:41-16:55:41 ITV 380 46 5 430 32.6%
50 ITV News2021-10-17 22:06:05-22:19:04 ITV 390 32 4 426 19.1%
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