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 World Cup: Qualifiers2021-10-12 19:14:00-21:58:30 ITV 591 78 9 678 31.2%
2 Coronation Street2021-10-15 19:31:41-19:58:04 ITV 216 120 142 478 40.7%
3 Coronation Street2021-10-13 20:29:08-20:55:42 ITV 208 83 122 413 34.7%
4 Emmerdale2021-10-15 19:00:39-19:27:02 ITV 190 125 84 399 39.0%
5 Emmerdale2021-10-14 19:02:38-19:29:13 ITV 243 90 44 377 34.6%
6 Emmerdale2021-10-13 19:00:30-19:27:02 ITV 221 108 47 376 30.2%
7 Coronation Street2021-10-15 20:30:47-20:57:21 ITV 148 102 124 374 29.9%
8 Coronation Street2021-10-13 19:31:29-19:58:04 ITV 197 82 81 360 31.1%
9 Coronation Street2021-10-11 19:31:54-19:57:44 ITV 182 83 88 354 38.3%
10 Coronation Street2021-10-11 20:30:06-20:56:17 ITV 165 86 102 353 28.3%
11 Emmerdale2021-10-14 20:00:58-20:27:29 ITV 161 74 109 343 29.3%
12 Family Fortunes2021-10-17 18:59:00-19:55:38 ITV 215 74 40 329 30.0%
13 The Larkins2021-10-17 19:59:28-20:58:24 ITV 184 53 80 317 26.7%
14 Beat The Chasers2021-10-16 20:33:23-21:33:47 ITV 244 21 48 313 35.3%
15 Angela Black2021-10-17 21:02:31-22:02:12 ITV 122 106 79 307 26.1%
16 Emmerdale2021-10-12 18:43:35-19:09:50 ITV 177 107 9 293 36.1%
17 The Martin Lewis Money Show Live2021-10-14 20:31:45-20:57:59 ITV 170 45 62 277 26.5%
18 Emmerdale2021-10-11 19:00:27-19:27:01 ITV 171 44 50 265 30.8%
19 The Cube2021-10-16 19:29:26-20:28:47 ITV 204 21 32 257 32.1%
20 Hollington Drive2021-10-13 21:00:09-21:58:58 ITV 121 32 102 255 20.3%
21 Heathrow: Britain's Busiest Airport2021-10-13 20:02:20-20:25:31 ITV 170 16 35 221 19.5%
22 ITV News Weekday Teatime2021-10-15 18:30:00-18:54:17 ITV 196 13 0 209 30.5%
23 Celebrity Catchphrase2021-10-16 18:29:13-19:24:44 ITV 139 37 33 209 23.7%
24 The Chase2021-10-14 16:59:57-17:55:51 ITV 164 31 1 196 37.8%
25 ITV News Weekday Teatime2021-10-14 18:30:00-18:56:12 ITV 174 11 0 184 27.9%
26 Missing Programme2021-10-15 18:59:46-19:28:25 E4 33 30 109 171 16.9%
27 The Only Way Is Essex2021-10-17 21:00:04-22:00:02 ITVBe 9 5 156 170 14.4%
28 Hell's Kitchen (USA)2021-10-14 21:01:21-21:58:11 ITV2 23 22 120 166 10.8%
29 The Chase2021-10-12 16:59:41-17:55:51 ITV 123 23 17 163 37.1%
30 Hell's Kitchen (USA)2021-10-15 21:00:12-21:57:21 ITV2 37 4 121 162 13.0%
31 ITV News At Ten2021-10-12 22:02:50-22:32:49 ITV 132 24 0 156 16.8%
32 Billie & Greg: The Family Diaries2021-10-13 21:00:00-21:59:31 ITVBe 8 53 94 156 12.8%
33 The Chase2021-10-13 16:59:54-17:55:51 ITV 156 0 0 156 37.6%
34 Grantchester2021-10-15 21:01:44-22:00:38 ITV 92 50 13 155 12.5%
35 ITV News Weekday Teatime2021-10-12 18:15:00-18:37:32 ITV 144 10 0 154 25.8%
36 ITV News Weekday Teatime2021-10-13 18:30:00-18:54:02 ITV 148 2 0 150 22.6%
37 Missing Programme2021-10-15 19:29:37-20:59:11 E4 18 19 111 148 13.1%
38 The Chase2021-10-15 16:59:52-17:55:41 ITV 136 11 0 147 28.8%
39 The Motorway Cops: Fast & Furious2021-10-11 20:01:40-20:58:04 Channel 5 93 3 48 145 13.1%
40 ITV News Weekend Teatime2021-10-16 18:00:10-18:15:09 ITV 132 11 0 143 21.2%
41 Tonight2021-10-14 19:33:44-19:57:42 ITV 133 2 0 135 13.2%
42 All Creatures Great And Small2021-10-14 21:02:10-21:59:11 Channel 5 58 16 61 135 9.1%
43 The Chase2021-10-11 17:00:17-17:55:51 ITV 110 19 1 130 35.6%
44 Gps: Behind Closed Doors2021-10-12 19:00:00-19:55:25 Channel 5 102 13 15 130 11.8%
45 ITV News Weekday Teatime2021-10-11 18:30:00-18:54:02 ITV 125 3 0 128 22.1%
46 ITV News Weekend Teatime2021-10-17 18:31:10-18:46:09 ITV 119 8 0 127 12.5%
47 This Morning2021-10-13 11:08:43-12:26:41 ITV 116 8 0 124 49.5%
48 Premier League2021-10-16 11:30:00-14:53:10 BT Sport 1 42 76 0 118 25.3%
49 Code Of A Killer2021-10-11 21:00:32-22:20:36 ITV 100 12 2 115 9.7%
50 This Morning2021-10-12 09:58:30-11:04:59 ITV 101 12 0 113 47.9%
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