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 Murders2021-01-13 21:00:25-22:01:05 ITV1 809 493 610 1,913 42.3%
2 The Pembrokeshire Murders2021-01-11 21:00:00-22:00:42 ITV1 848 356 647 1,850 43.2%
3 The Pembrokeshire Murders2021-01-12 21:00:00-22:00:19 ITV1 791 356 642 1,789 36.6%
4 Finding Alice2021-01-17 21:00:50-21:59:50 ITV1 854 217 457 1,529 41.4%
5 The Masked Singer2021-01-16 19:01:44-20:28:25 ITV1 723 293 187 1,202 36.6%
6 The Pembrokeshire Murders: Catching The Gameshow Killer2021-01-14 21:01:50-22:00:07 ITV1 487 215 389 1,091 31.4%
7 Grand Designs2021-01-13 21:00:59-22:00:09 CH4 560 162 342 1,063 23.7%
8 Coronation Street2021-01-11 20:29:03-20:55:36 ITV1 558 251 113 923 29.6%
9 Coronation Street2021-01-11 19:30:33-19:56:37 ITV1 553 270 100 923 31.9%
10 Live Super Sunday2021-01-17 16:00:06-18:59:11 Sky Sports Main Event 779 129 0 908 31.4%
11 Coronation Street2021-01-15 19:31:31-20:28:52 ITV1 572 204 113 889 32.4%
12 Bradley & Barney Walsh: Breaking Dad2021-01-11 20:00:04-20:26:15 ITV1 511 172 185 868 28.6%
13 Coronation Street2021-01-13 19:31:36-19:57:44 ITV1 520 207 127 854 28.3%
14 Coronation Street2021-01-13 20:29:53-20:56:17 ITV1 489 173 170 832 27.1%
15 Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?2021-01-17 19:59:00-20:58:18 ITV1 601 141 88 831 27.8%
16 Dancing On Ice2021-01-17 18:01:20-19:54:34 ITV1 567 195 65 828 29.6%
17 The Chase2021-01-14 17:00:03-17:55:51 ITV1 766 40 16 822 46.3%
18 Emmerdale2021-01-14 19:00:35-19:26:43 ITV1 574 185 56 815 33.9%
19 The Voice2021-01-16 20:32:30-21:59:59 ITV1 540 133 73 746 24.9%
20 Celebrity Catchphrase2021-01-16 18:00:25-18:59:03 ITV1 607 118 11 736 26.4%
21 The Chase2021-01-12 17:00:02-17:55:51 ITV1 634 71 4 707 39.2%
22 Kirstie And Phil's Love It Or List It2021-01-13 19:59:02-20:58:11 CH4 413 181 107 701 23.6%
23 The Chase2021-01-13 17:00:11-17:55:51 ITV1 648 42 10 700 43.9%
24 The Great Pottery Throw Down2021-01-17 19:47:54-20:59:36 CH4 281 181 224 687 23.4%
25 Emmerdale2021-01-14 20:00:29-20:26:39 ITV1 433 176 69 679 21.9%
26 Emmerdale2021-01-15 18:59:55-19:26:32 ITV1 457 152 67 677 30.6%
27 ITV News Weekday Teatime2021-01-14 18:30:00-18:54:12 ITV1 645 29 0 674 40.7%
28 Emmerdale2021-01-12 18:59:10-19:25:36 ITV1 443 145 72 659 25.4%
29 The Chase2021-01-15 16:59:57-17:55:41 ITV1 551 65 23 639 39.2%
30 Emmerdale2021-01-13 19:00:18-19:26:51 ITV1 461 128 45 635 25.1%
31 The Last Leg2021-01-15 21:01:00-22:28:27 CH4 373 158 64 595 23.0%
32 The Chase2021-01-11 16:59:58-17:55:51 ITV1 537 44 9 589 36.0%
33 ITV News Weekday Teatime2021-01-11 18:30:00-18:53:34 ITV1 534 43 0 577 37.4%
34 ITV News At Ten2021-01-13 22:03:45-22:33:44 ITV1 499 77 0 576 29.9%
35 FILM: The Equalizer 2 (2018)2021-01-16 21:00:59-23:14:21 CH4 413 58 101 573 21.5%
36 ITV News At Ten2021-01-12 22:04:25-22:34:24 ITV1 516 56 0 573 25.2%
37 ITV News At Ten2021-01-11 22:03:20-22:33:19 ITV1 508 61 0 569 28.4%
38 Emmerdale2021-01-11 19:00:00-19:25:22 ITV1 353 168 46 566 25.2%
39 ITV News Weekday Teatime2021-01-15 18:30:00-18:53:32 ITV1 535 31 0 566 33.8%
40 Cornwall And Devon Walks With Julia Bradbury2021-01-13 20:02:18-20:26:17 ITV1 441 41 82 564 19.7%
41 ITV News Weekday Teatime2021-01-12 18:30:00-18:52:44 ITV1 502 61 0 562 32.6%
42 ITV News2021-01-17 22:00:10-22:13:09 ITV1 486 71 3 561 26.4%
43 ITV News Weekday Teatime2021-01-13 18:30:00-18:53:54 ITV1 491 69 0 560 35.2%
44 Ben Fogle: New Lives In The Wild2021-01-12 21:02:55-21:59:50 Channel 5 300 51 166 518 10.7%
45 The Martin Lewis Money Show Live2021-01-14 20:31:45-20:57:59 ITV1 378 87 40 505 15.9%
46 FILM: Indiana Jones And The Last Crusade (1989)2021-01-16 18:32:10-20:59:01 CH4 420 49 36 504 16.3%
47 The Great2021-01-17 21:02:08-22:02:55 CH4 152 99 230 482 13.4%
48 Susan Calman's Grand Days Out2021-01-15 20:01:55-20:58:10 Channel 5 328 80 64 472 16.9%
49 Tonight2021-01-14 19:31:23-19:55:29 ITV1 398 51 16 464 19.1%
50 George Clarke's Amazing Spaces Box Set2021-01-14 19:59:03-20:58:12 CH4 315 57 88 461 14.9%
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