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 1,563 620 1,038 3,221 53.5%
2 The Pembrokeshire Murders2021-01-13 21:00:25-22:01:05 ITV1 1,566 726 856 3,148 53.0%
3 The Pembrokeshire Murders2021-01-12 21:00:00-22:00:19 ITV1 1,519 519 928 2,966 47.4%
4 Finding Alice2021-01-17 21:00:50-21:59:50 ITV1 1,646 347 808 2,801 52.3%
5 Coronation Street2021-01-11 19:30:33-19:56:37 ITV1 1,285 413 238 1,937 46.2%
6 The Masked Singer2021-01-16 19:01:44-20:28:25 ITV1 1,223 510 194 1,927 47.7%
7 Coronation Street2021-01-15 19:31:31-20:28:52 ITV1 1,188 402 335 1,926 45.3%
8 Coronation Street2021-01-11 20:29:03-20:55:36 ITV1 1,236 374 308 1,918 42.5%
9 Dancing On Ice2021-01-17 18:01:20-19:54:34 ITV1 1,321 409 173 1,902 49.3%
10 Coronation Street2021-01-13 19:31:36-19:57:44 ITV1 1,191 405 272 1,869 43.9%
11 Coronation Street2021-01-13 20:29:53-20:56:17 ITV1 1,072 382 354 1,808 38.0%
12 The Pembrokeshire Murders: Catching The Gameshow Killer2021-01-14 21:01:50-22:00:07 ITV1 773 308 597 1,677 40.3%
13 Bradley & Barney Walsh: Breaking Dad2021-01-11 20:00:04-20:26:15 ITV1 1,026 255 252 1,533 38.3%
14 Emmerdale2021-01-11 19:00:00-19:25:22 ITV1 1,069 256 131 1,456 43.4%
15 Emmerdale2021-01-14 19:00:35-19:26:43 ITV1 1,050 284 104 1,437 43.9%
16 The Voice2021-01-16 20:32:30-21:59:59 ITV1 988 262 184 1,434 37.4%
17 Emmerdale2021-01-13 19:00:18-19:26:51 ITV1 1,049 256 77 1,383 39.6%
18 Emmerdale2021-01-15 18:59:55-19:26:32 ITV1 991 259 112 1,362 43.3%
19 Emmerdale2021-01-12 18:59:10-19:25:36 ITV1 975 269 101 1,344 40.2%
20 Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?2021-01-17 19:59:00-20:58:18 ITV1 1,034 204 67 1,306 30.9%
21 The Chase2021-01-14 17:00:03-17:55:51 ITV1 1,168 106 19 1,292 50.3%
22 Emmerdale2021-01-14 20:00:29-20:26:39 ITV1 895 251 137 1,284 30.5%
23 The Great Pottery Throw Down2021-01-17 19:47:54-20:59:36 CH4 545 305 403 1,253 29.3%
24 The Chase2021-01-12 17:00:02-17:55:51 ITV1 1,090 128 6 1,224 46.6%
25 Celebrity Catchphrase2021-01-16 18:00:25-18:59:03 ITV1 978 170 39 1,187 35.3%
26 The Chase2021-01-13 17:00:11-17:55:51 ITV1 1,074 91 13 1,178 44.6%
27 Grand Designs2021-01-13 21:00:59-22:00:09 CH4 605 128 416 1,149 19.7%
28 ITV News Weekday Teatime2021-01-14 18:30:00-18:54:12 ITV1 1,046 51 0 1,097 50.6%
29 Kirstie And Phil's Love It Or List It2021-01-13 19:59:02-20:58:11 CH4 620 233 229 1,082 24.1%
30 The Chase2021-01-11 16:59:58-17:55:51 ITV1 972 89 6 1,067 44.1%
31 ITV News At Ten2021-01-13 22:03:45-22:33:44 ITV1 951 111 1 1,063 44.0%
32 ITV News Weekday Teatime2021-01-13 18:30:00-18:53:54 ITV1 1,000 50 0 1,050 47.7%
33 ITV News Weekday Teatime2021-01-12 18:30:00-18:52:44 ITV1 934 113 0 1,047 47.6%
34 The Chase2021-01-15 16:59:57-17:55:41 ITV1 899 121 24 1,044 42.7%
35 Cornwall And Devon Walks With Julia Bradbury2021-01-13 20:02:18-20:26:17 ITV1 866 48 129 1,043 24.6%
36 ITV News Weekday Teatime2021-01-11 18:30:00-18:53:34 ITV1 950 81 0 1,032 50.8%
37 ITV News2021-01-17 22:00:10-22:13:09 ITV1 872 127 7 1,005 33.9%
38 ITV News At Ten2021-01-12 22:04:25-22:34:24 ITV1 891 81 0 972 36.4%
39 ITV News Weekday Teatime2021-01-15 18:30:00-18:53:32 ITV1 892 50 0 942 42.6%
40 ITV News At Ten2021-01-11 22:03:20-22:33:19 ITV1 852 82 1 934 37.5%
41 The Martin Lewis Money Show Live2021-01-14 20:31:45-20:57:59 ITV1 746 92 48 885 21.9%
42 Martin Clunes: Islands Of Australia2021-01-12 19:59:04-20:57:34 ITV1 667 69 24 760 19.3%
43 Tipping Point2021-01-13 15:58:34-16:56:03 ITV1 698 48 13 760 40.9%
44 Tipping Point2021-01-14 15:58:34-16:55:53 ITV1 660 77 14 751 42.1%
45 Tipping Point2021-01-12 15:58:54-16:55:52 ITV1 657 63 10 731 38.2%
46 Ben Fogle: New Lives In The Wild2021-01-12 21:02:55-21:59:50 Channel 5 434 88 204 727 11.8%
47 Tonight2021-01-14 19:31:23-19:55:29 ITV1 636 43 21 700 21.3%
48 Tipping Point2021-01-11 15:58:44-16:55:42 ITV1 619 57 19 695 38.6%
49 George Clarke's Amazing Spaces Box Set2021-01-14 19:59:03-20:58:12 CH4 449 86 156 692 16.8%
50 The Chase Celebrity Special2021-01-17 16:58:30-17:56:18 ITV1 611 64 15 690 24.1%
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