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 154 98 117 368 40.6%
2 The Pembrokeshire Murders2021-01-13 21:00:25-22:01:05 ITV1 119 100 84 303 48.4%
3 The Pembrokeshire Murders2021-01-12 21:00:00-22:00:19 ITV1 126 42 128 296 35.8%
4 Coronation Street2021-01-15 19:31:31-20:28:52 ITV1 201 44 42 286 47.0%
5 The Masked Singer2021-01-16 19:01:44-20:28:25 ITV1 189 55 32 275 46.1%
6 Coronation Street2021-01-11 19:30:33-19:56:37 ITV1 133 73 53 259 45.1%
7 Coronation Street2021-01-11 20:29:03-20:55:36 ITV1 127 71 55 253 35.4%
8 Dancing On Ice2021-01-17 18:01:20-19:54:34 ITV1 163 29 11 203 33.4%
9 Live Super Sunday2021-01-17 16:00:06-18:59:11 Sky Sports Main Event 168 31 0 199 31.0%
10 Coronation Street2021-01-13 20:29:53-20:56:17 ITV1 92 59 46 197 42.3%
11 Coronation Street2021-01-13 19:31:36-19:57:44 ITV1 94 66 36 196 33.2%
12 Celebrity Catchphrase2021-01-16 18:00:25-18:59:03 ITV1 178 16 0 194 37.5%
13 Bradley & Barney Walsh: Breaking Dad2021-01-11 20:00:04-20:26:15 ITV1 80 69 39 187 29.3%
14 The Voice2021-01-16 20:32:30-21:59:59 ITV1 151 20 13 184 34.9%
15 Emmerdale2021-01-15 18:59:55-19:26:32 ITV1 158 16 4 177 38.3%
16 The Chase2021-01-15 16:59:57-17:55:41 ITV1 152 12 7 172 38.1%
17 Finding Alice2021-01-17 21:00:50-21:59:50 ITV1 133 17 22 172 37.6%
18 The Great Pottery Throw Down2021-01-17 19:47:54-20:59:36 CH4 83 59 29 171 33.4%
19 ITV News Weekday Teatime2021-01-15 18:30:00-18:53:32 ITV1 153 2 0 154 36.6%
20 The Chase2021-01-14 17:00:03-17:55:51 ITV1 139 15 0 154 44.9%
21 Emmerdale2021-01-14 20:00:29-20:26:39 ITV1 104 44 4 151 25.7%
22 The Pembrokeshire Murders: Catching The Gameshow Killer2021-01-14 21:01:50-22:00:07 ITV1 95 25 26 146 26.1%
23 Emmerdale2021-01-12 18:59:10-19:25:36 ITV1 96 19 22 137 23.6%
24 Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?2021-01-17 19:59:00-20:58:18 ITV1 96 35 0 131 26.2%
25 The Chase2021-01-13 17:00:11-17:55:51 ITV1 130 0 0 130 35.8%
26 Emmerdale2021-01-11 19:00:00-19:25:22 ITV1 102 19 4 125 33.9%
27 Grand Designs2021-01-13 21:00:59-22:00:09 CH4 56 8 60 124 20.0%
28 ITV News2021-01-17 22:00:10-22:13:09 ITV1 114 9 2 124 28.0%
29 ITV News Weekday Teatime2021-01-11 18:30:00-18:53:34 ITV1 123 1 0 124 37.5%
30 The Cabins2021-01-11 21:00:00-21:59:51 ITV2 25 31 66 121 13.4%
31 Emmerdale2021-01-14 19:00:35-19:26:43 ITV1 101 20 0 121 34.4%
32 Cornwall And Devon Walks With Julia Bradbury2021-01-13 20:02:18-20:26:17 ITV1 96 9 11 116 24.8%
33 The Chase2021-01-12 17:00:02-17:55:51 ITV1 104 7 2 113 31.6%
34 ITV News At Ten2021-01-11 22:03:20-22:33:19 ITV1 111 0 0 111 24.8%
35 ITV News Weekday Teatime2021-01-13 18:30:00-18:53:54 ITV1 102 8 0 110 26.4%
36 ITV News At Ten2021-01-13 22:03:45-22:33:44 ITV1 89 18 0 107 33.6%
37 Emmerdale2021-01-13 19:00:18-19:26:51 ITV1 63 40 4 107 24.0%
38 Junior Bake Off2021-01-13 17:00:32-17:58:11 CH4 55 0 50 105 28.0%
39 8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown2021-01-14 21:01:00-22:00:36 CH4 36 28 40 104 18.6%
40 Junior Bake Off2021-01-15 17:00:28-17:58:08 CH4 40 19 44 103 22.7%
41 Married At First Sight Australia2021-01-12 19:29:51-20:58:18 E4 11 45 43 99 16.0%
42 ITV News Weekend Teatime2021-01-16 17:30:55-17:45:54 ITV1 98 0 0 98 26.7%
43 Married At First Sight Australia2021-01-14 19:29:09-20:58:21 E4 6 21 69 95 18.2%
44 The Chase2021-01-11 16:59:58-17:55:51 ITV1 75 16 0 91 26.2%
45 The Simpsons2021-01-13 18:02:43-18:27:36 CH4 53 18 21 91 23.0%
46 ITV News Weekday Teatime2021-01-12 18:30:00-18:52:44 ITV1 78 13 0 91 27.4%
47 Junior Bake Off2021-01-12 17:00:04-17:57:37 CH4 22 40 26 88 24.1%
48 This Morning2021-01-11 09:58:30-11:04:59 ITV1 52 33 2 87 67.0%
49 The Simpsons2021-01-15 18:31:47-18:56:29 CH4 73 0 11 84 19.7%
50 ITV News Weekday Teatime2021-01-14 18:30:00-18:54:12 ITV1 83 0 0 84 33.7%
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