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 973 336 349 1,658 54.1%
2 Angela Black2021-10-17 21:02:31-22:02:12 ITV 760 346 516 1,622 44.9%
3 All Creatures Great And Small2021-10-14 21:02:10-21:59:11 Channel 5 727 233 621 1,582 37.3%
4 Coronation Street2021-10-15 19:31:41-19:58:04 ITV 948 348 252 1,549 44.4%
5 Coronation Street2021-10-13 19:31:29-19:58:04 ITV 928 388 201 1,516 46.9%
6 Coronation Street2021-10-15 20:30:47-20:57:21 ITV 852 329 324 1,505 41.5%
7 Grantchester2021-10-15 21:01:44-22:00:38 ITV 845 211 430 1,487 38.1%
8 Coronation Street2021-10-11 19:31:54-19:57:44 ITV 891 381 198 1,470 44.4%
9 Coronation Street2021-10-11 20:30:06-20:56:17 ITV 841 288 263 1,392 36.8%
10 Hollington Drive2021-10-13 21:00:09-21:58:58 ITV 602 294 467 1,363 33.3%
11 Coronation Street2021-10-13 20:29:08-20:55:42 ITV 743 309 292 1,344 36.8%
12 Emmerdale2021-10-13 19:00:30-19:27:02 ITV 795 317 139 1,251 46.0%
13 Emmerdale2021-10-14 19:02:38-19:29:13 ITV 850 285 98 1,233 45.1%
14 Emmerdale2021-10-15 19:00:39-19:27:02 ITV 773 292 148 1,212 43.9%
15 Emmerdale2021-10-11 19:00:27-19:27:01 ITV 755 286 156 1,196 43.1%
16 Emmerdale2021-10-14 20:00:58-20:27:29 ITV 736 239 189 1,164 32.3%
17 Emmerdale2021-10-12 18:43:35-19:09:50 ITV 596 309 149 1,054 45.3%
18 World Cup: Qualifiers2021-10-12 19:14:00-21:58:30 ITV 965 61 11 1,036 23.1%
19 Madame Blanc2021-10-16 21:00:52-21:57:33 Channel 5 527 176 318 1,020 32.4%
20 Our Yorkshire Farm2021-10-12 21:02:30-21:59:30 Channel 5 451 148 261 859 21.0%
21 Heathrow: Britain's Busiest Airport2021-10-13 20:02:20-20:25:31 ITV 651 73 58 782 24.8%
22 The Chase2021-10-14 16:59:57-17:55:51 ITV 669 67 30 766 50.3%
23 Code Of A Killer2021-10-11 21:00:32-22:20:36 ITV 529 119 118 765 21.8%
24 The Chase2021-10-12 16:59:41-17:55:51 ITV 644 57 44 745 49.0%
25 ITV News Weekday Teatime2021-10-15 18:30:00-18:54:17 ITV 657 67 0 724 39.4%
26 ITV News Weekend Teatime2021-10-17 18:31:10-18:46:09 ITV 710 13 0 723 29.9%
27 The Chase2021-10-15 16:59:52-17:55:41 ITV 649 45 28 722 47.1%
28 The Martin Lewis Money Show Live2021-10-14 20:31:45-20:57:59 ITV 578 81 61 720 22.7%
29 The Chase2021-10-11 17:00:17-17:55:51 ITV 615 76 27 718 44.6%
30 The Chase2021-10-13 16:59:54-17:55:51 ITV 616 44 24 684 47.8%
31 ITV News Weekday Teatime2021-10-14 18:30:00-18:56:12 ITV 649 31 0 680 40.2%
32 Celebrity Catchphrase2021-10-16 18:29:13-19:24:44 ITV 541 91 41 672 31.0%
33 ITV News Weekday Teatime2021-10-11 18:30:00-18:54:02 ITV 635 36 0 671 37.8%
34 ITV News Weekday Teatime2021-10-13 18:30:00-18:54:02 ITV 636 32 0 668 37.0%
35 ITV News Weekday Teatime2021-10-12 18:15:00-18:37:32 ITV 588 45 0 633 41.2%
36 Beat The Chasers2021-10-16 20:33:23-21:33:47 ITV 463 73 93 629 25.5%
37 Family Fortunes2021-10-17 18:59:00-19:55:38 ITV 444 128 25 598 31.6%
38 Tonight2021-10-14 19:33:44-19:57:42 ITV 535 6 12 553 21.2%
39 Tonight2021-10-15 20:02:20-20:26:53 ITV 443 22 16 481 17.1%
40 Beyond The Line: North Wales Traffic Cops (HTC 2021)2021-10-11 20:02:16-20:26:07 ITV 439 19 6 464 16.3%
41 The Cube2021-10-16 19:29:26-20:28:47 ITV 326 64 70 459 28.0%
42 ITV News Weekend Teatime2021-10-16 18:00:10-18:15:09 ITV 431 22 1 455 25.3%
43 Alexander Armstrong In Iceland2021-10-13 21:02:20-21:59:40 Channel 5 292 14 146 452 11.1%
44 ITV News At Ten2021-10-12 22:02:50-22:32:49 ITV 406 35 0 442 23.5%
45 Tipping Point2021-10-14 15:58:31-16:55:50 ITV 387 33 12 431 37.3%
46 The Chase2021-10-17 17:33:31-18:29:31 ITV 401 11 10 422 21.1%
47 ITV News2021-10-17 22:06:05-22:19:04 ITV 376 34 6 416 20.2%
48 Paul O'grady's Saturday Night Line Up2021-10-16 21:36:24-22:16:48 ITV 371 12 25 408 15.3%
49 Tipping Point2021-10-15 15:58:41-16:55:41 ITV 353 50 5 407 34.1%
50 ITV News At Ten2021-10-13 22:01:05-22:31:04 ITV 372 27 2 401 22.5%
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