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 1,482 117 0 1,600 40.6%
2 All Creatures Great And Small2021-10-14 21:02:10-21:59:11 Channel 5 478 142 401 1,021 30.4%
3 Angela Black2021-10-17 21:02:31-22:02:12 ITV 435 211 333 979 35.0%
4 The Larkins2021-10-17 19:59:28-20:58:24 ITV 538 217 201 957 39.3%
5 Coronation Street2021-10-15 19:31:41-19:58:04 ITV 487 187 138 812 34.2%
6 Hollington Drive2021-10-13 21:00:09-21:58:58 ITV 384 156 249 789 24.2%
7 Grantchester2021-10-15 21:01:44-22:00:38 ITV 429 137 202 768 26.9%
8 Coronation Street2021-10-13 19:31:29-19:58:04 ITV 522 154 74 749 35.1%
9 Coronation Street2021-10-15 20:30:47-20:57:21 ITV 418 146 161 725 29.1%
10 Coronation Street2021-10-13 20:29:08-20:55:42 ITV 506 102 115 724 30.9%
11 Coronation Street2021-10-11 19:31:54-19:57:44 ITV 401 192 69 662 29.4%
12 Coronation Street2021-10-11 20:30:06-20:56:17 ITV 421 154 78 653 23.8%
13 Emmerdale2021-10-15 19:00:39-19:27:02 ITV 390 191 40 622 30.5%
14 Heathrow: Britain's Busiest Airport2021-10-13 20:02:20-20:25:31 ITV 483 64 35 582 26.7%
15 Emmerdale2021-10-13 19:00:30-19:27:02 ITV 434 120 12 567 30.0%
16 Emmerdale2021-10-11 19:00:27-19:27:01 ITV 377 144 36 556 28.2%
17 Our Yorkshire Farm2021-10-12 21:02:30-21:59:30 Channel 5 287 93 160 539 13.7%
18 Emmerdale2021-10-14 19:02:38-19:29:13 ITV 374 107 51 532 27.6%
19 Madame Blanc2021-10-16 21:00:52-21:57:33 Channel 5 271 94 166 531 21.0%
20 The Chase2021-10-12 16:59:41-17:55:51 ITV 480 33 6 519 44.9%
21 ITV News Weekday Teatime2021-10-11 18:30:00-18:54:02 ITV 474 44 0 518 35.9%
22 Emmerdale2021-10-14 20:00:58-20:27:29 ITV 327 98 93 517 21.6%
23 Code Of A Killer2021-10-11 21:00:32-22:20:36 ITV 371 53 86 511 17.4%
24 ITV News Weekday Teatime2021-10-12 18:15:00-18:37:32 ITV 443 53 0 496 40.6%
25 ITV News Weekday Teatime2021-10-13 18:30:00-18:54:02 ITV 475 17 0 493 32.1%
26 Emmerdale2021-10-12 18:43:35-19:09:50 ITV 330 132 29 490 32.8%
27 The Chase2021-10-13 16:59:54-17:55:51 ITV 457 20 1 478 39.8%
28 Beat The Chasers2021-10-16 20:33:23-21:33:47 ITV 401 45 32 478 22.7%
29 Family Fortunes2021-10-17 18:59:00-19:55:38 ITV 347 89 25 462 25.8%
30 ITV News Weekend Teatime2021-10-17 18:31:10-18:46:09 ITV 442 19 0 461 19.8%
31 ITV News Weekday Teatime2021-10-14 18:30:00-18:56:12 ITV 433 19 0 452 33.9%
32 ITV News Weekday Teatime2021-10-15 18:30:00-18:54:17 ITV 409 34 0 443 32.9%
33 The Chase2021-10-15 16:59:52-17:55:41 ITV 409 27 0 436 38.8%
34 ITV News At Ten2021-10-12 22:02:50-22:32:49 ITV 403 31 0 434 25.1%
35 Alexander Armstrong In Iceland2021-10-13 21:02:20-21:59:40 Channel 5 266 23 139 428 13.1%
36 The Chase2021-10-14 16:59:57-17:55:51 ITV 373 47 7 426 37.1%
37 The Martin Lewis Money Show Live2021-10-14 20:31:45-20:57:59 ITV 305 60 54 419 17.8%
38 The Chase2021-10-11 17:00:17-17:55:51 ITV 342 41 5 388 35.0%
39 Celebrity Catchphrase2021-10-16 18:29:13-19:24:44 ITV 313 48 26 387 18.8%
40 Super Sunday2021-10-17 16:00:39-18:51:28 Sky Sports Main Event 330 43 0 373 18.8%
41 Beyond The Line: North Wales Traffic Cops (HTC 2021)2021-10-11 20:02:16-20:26:07 ITV 320 26 9 355 14.7%
42 Tonight2021-10-14 19:33:44-19:57:42 ITV 339 10 3 352 17.1%
43 The Motorway Cops: Fast & Furious2021-10-11 20:01:40-20:58:04 Channel 5 249 31 62 342 13.2%
44 ITV News Weekend Teatime2021-10-16 18:00:10-18:15:09 ITV 307 35 0 341 19.6%
45 Premier League2021-10-16 11:30:00-14:53:10 BT Sport 1 191 124 1 316 28.8%
46 The Cube2021-10-16 19:29:26-20:28:47 ITV 225 44 47 316 20.0%
47 World's Most Scenic Railway Journeys2021-10-14 20:00:38-20:58:10 Channel 5 253 25 35 313 13.2%
48 Susan Calman's A Grand Day Out2021-10-15 20:00:28-20:57:50 Channel 5 209 41 42 292 12.7%
49 The Abduction Of Lesley Whittle2021-10-11 21:02:17-22:51:23 Channel 5 164 26 102 291 11.3%
50 The Chase2021-10-17 17:33:31-18:29:31 ITV 279 1 8 287 13.9%
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