Top programmes report

week 36, September 02 - 08

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The top 50 programmes on TV based on the size of their total viewing audience over the week. Filter by channel or audience

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 Great British Bake Off2019-09-03 19:59:03-21:13:24 CH4 3,951 1,808 2,679 8,437 46.2%
2 A Confession2019-09-02 21:00:00-21:58:06 ITV1 3,843 857 2,296 6,997 40.8%
3 Coronation Street2019-09-02 19:31:32-19:57:14 ITV1 4,648 1,095 753 6,496 49.7%
4 Coronation Street2019-09-02 20:29:00-20:55:30 ITV1 4,583 862 838 6,283 41.7%
5 Coronation Street2019-09-04 19:32:01-19:58:04 ITV1 4,445 1,095 689 6,228 46.4%
6 Coronation Street2019-09-06 19:32:11-19:58:55 ITV1 4,220 874 836 5,929 44.5%
7 Coronation Street2019-09-06 20:33:21-20:59:56 ITV1 4,126 748 1,019 5,893 39.4%
8 Emmerdale2019-09-02 19:00:10-19:26:09 ITV1 4,285 1,049 514 5,848 47.4%
9 Emmerdale2019-09-03 19:00:24-19:26:51 ITV1 4,298 967 561 5,826 46.2%
10 Britain's Got Talent: The Champions2019-09-07 20:33:30-22:27:06 ITV1 3,823 927 924 5,674 45.4%
11 Coronation Street2019-09-04 20:29:48-20:56:14 ITV1 3,656 931 1,000 5,587 37.9%
12 Emmerdale2019-09-05 20:00:00-20:26:33 ITV1 3,839 919 773 5,532 40.1%
13 Emmerdale2019-09-05 19:02:04-19:28:13 ITV1 3,809 1,058 639 5,506 44.2%
14 Emmerdale2019-09-04 19:00:54-19:27:00 ITV1 4,023 1,002 463 5,488 42.4%
15 Emmerdale2019-09-06 19:00:24-19:27:01 ITV1 3,911 892 617 5,420 43.6%
16 Sanditon2019-09-08 21:02:22-22:00:48 ITV1 2,519 343 826 3,688 24.2%
17 Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?2019-09-08 19:59:03-20:58:24 ITV1 3,008 397 257 3,663 31.1%
18 The Chase2019-09-03 17:00:07-17:55:41 ITV1 3,140 284 41 3,464 47.7%
19 Itv News2019-09-02 18:30:00-18:51:59 ITV1 3,196 107 14 3,317 38.7%
20 Deep Water2019-09-04 21:00:28-21:59:39 ITV1 2,043 349 855 3,246 20.2%
21 The Chase2019-09-02 16:59:41-17:55:41 ITV1 2,920 176 82 3,178 44.1%
22 Itv News2019-09-03 18:30:00-18:54:22 ITV1 2,981 146 0 3,127 36.6%
23 Euro 2020 Qualifier Live2019-09-07 16:28:30-19:13:10 ITV1 2,951 140 35 3,126 36.1%
24 The Best Little Prison In Britain?2019-09-04 20:02:24-20:25:39 ITV1 2,731 134 204 3,068 24.8%
25 The Chase2019-09-06 16:59:41-17:55:41 ITV1 2,856 166 37 3,058 42.1%
26 The Chase2019-09-04 17:00:00-17:55:41 ITV1 2,754 232 54 3,040 42.0%
27 Billy Connolly's Great American Trail2019-09-05 21:02:02-22:00:26 ITV1 2,494 134 392 3,020 20.3%
28 Itv News2019-09-04 18:30:00-18:54:22 ITV1 2,861 156 0 3,017 35.9%
29 Itv News2019-09-06 18:30:00-18:54:22 ITV1 2,849 44 2 2,895 31.8%
30 The Chase2019-09-05 17:00:09-17:55:41 ITV1 2,636 196 46 2,879 43.1%
31 Itv News2019-09-05 18:30:00-18:55:32 ITV1 2,523 147 0 2,671 32.1%
32 Love Your Garden2019-09-03 19:59:43-20:59:10 ITV1 2,112 233 230 2,575 14.6%
33 Catchphrase Celebrity Specials2019-09-07 19:34:12-20:29:24 ITV1 2,196 238 136 2,570 29.0%
34 Tipping Point Lucky Stars2019-09-08 18:00:24-18:54:49 ITV1 2,297 117 57 2,471 26.7%
35 Ainsley's Caribbean Kitchen2019-09-02 20:03:04-20:26:39 ITV1 2,305 62 42 2,409 21.6%
36 Save Money: Good Health2019-09-03 19:31:32-19:54:52 ITV1 2,061 195 121 2,377 25.0%
37 Grand Designs2019-09-04 21:01:19-22:00:31 CH4 1,656 194 511 2,362 14.9%
38 5 Gold Rings2019-09-08 18:58:00-19:54:52 ITV1 1,999 163 51 2,213 21.4%
39 Itv News2019-09-08 17:30:15-17:44:19 ITV1 2,185 25 0 2,210 25.5%
40 Tonight2019-09-05 19:32:54-19:56:52 ITV1 2,019 101 39 2,159 23.3%
41 Itv News2019-09-07 22:32:00-22:44:59 ITV1 2,026 108 4 2,138 24.6%
42 Tipping Point2019-09-03 15:58:35-16:55:26 ITV1 1,980 123 19 2,121 39.4%
43 Tipping Point2019-09-06 15:58:30-16:55:29 ITV1 1,987 91 25 2,103 36.9%
44 Itv News At Ten2019-09-02 22:02:30-22:32:29 ITV1 1,902 170 10 2,081 23.2%
45 Tipping Point2019-09-04 15:58:37-16:55:51 ITV1 1,890 137 5 2,033 35.1%
46 Fighter Pilot: The Real Top Gun2019-09-03 21:01:36-21:59:26 ITV1 1,441 200 380 2,022 14.0%
47 Tipping Point2019-09-02 15:58:30-16:55:32 ITV1 1,900 90 15 2,005 34.6%
48 Tipping Point2019-09-05 15:58:43-16:56:01 ITV1 1,877 92 26 1,996 37.9%
49 Lethal Weapon2019-09-06 21:04:55-21:58:12 ITV1 1,255 203 533 1,992 14.6%
50 Itv News At Ten2019-09-05 22:01:10-22:31:09 ITV1 1,853 60 15 1,928 21.1%
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