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 Masked Singer2021-01-16 19:01:44-20:28:25 ITV1 627 467 269 1,362 56.0%
2 The Pembrokeshire Murders2021-01-11 21:00:00-22:00:42 ITV1 409 207 478 1,093 39.0%
3 The Pembrokeshire Murders2021-01-13 21:00:25-22:01:05 ITV1 407 220 413 1,040 44.7%
4 The Pembrokeshire Murders2021-01-12 21:00:00-22:00:19 ITV1 369 168 474 1,011 37.0%
5 Dancing On Ice2021-01-17 18:01:20-19:54:34 ITV1 511 224 90 824 37.7%
6 Coronation Street2021-01-11 20:29:03-20:55:36 ITV1 392 156 176 723 34.2%
7 Coronation Street2021-01-11 19:30:33-19:56:37 ITV1 333 189 191 713 42.0%
8 Finding Alice2021-01-17 21:00:50-21:59:50 ITV1 379 98 224 700 37.5%
9 Coronation Street2021-01-15 19:31:31-20:28:52 ITV1 403 129 162 694 40.2%
10 Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?2021-01-17 19:59:00-20:58:18 ITV1 440 155 38 633 33.6%
11 Grand Designs2021-01-13 21:00:59-22:00:09 CH4 318 70 206 594 25.9%
12 The Voice2021-01-16 20:32:30-21:59:59 ITV1 400 95 97 592 37.0%
13 Coronation Street2021-01-13 20:29:53-20:56:17 ITV1 286 135 152 573 29.9%
14 Celebrity Catchphrase2021-01-16 18:00:25-18:59:03 ITV1 427 121 19 567 32.6%
15 Live Super Sunday2021-01-17 16:00:06-18:59:11 Sky Sports Main Event 447 120 0 567 28.0%
16 Coronation Street2021-01-13 19:31:36-19:57:44 ITV1 284 160 123 567 31.9%
17 999: What's Your Emergency?2021-01-11 21:00:54-22:00:10 CH4 315 78 105 498 18.0%
18 Emmerdale2021-01-14 19:00:35-19:26:43 ITV1 312 99 75 485 33.9%
19 The Pembrokeshire Murders: Catching The Gameshow Killer2021-01-14 21:01:50-22:00:07 ITV1 175 127 180 483 24.8%
20 Emmerdale2021-01-12 18:59:10-19:25:36 ITV1 313 104 57 475 26.8%
21 Bradley & Barney Walsh: Breaking Dad2021-01-11 20:00:04-20:26:15 ITV1 273 131 68 472 26.9%
22 Emmerdale2021-01-11 19:00:00-19:25:22 ITV1 286 135 42 463 34.0%
23 Emmerdale2021-01-14 20:00:29-20:26:39 ITV1 259 124 72 454 22.4%
24 Emmerdale2021-01-15 18:59:55-19:26:32 ITV1 321 85 42 449 36.0%
25 The Chase2021-01-14 17:00:03-17:55:51 ITV1 374 41 0 415 37.1%
26 Emmerdale2021-01-13 19:00:18-19:26:51 ITV1 254 119 22 395 25.6%
27 The Great Pottery Throw Down2021-01-17 19:47:54-20:59:36 CH4 188 109 97 394 20.8%
28 8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown2021-01-14 21:01:00-22:00:36 CH4 152 64 179 394 20.5%
29 Kirstie And Phil's Love It Or List It2021-01-13 19:59:02-20:58:11 CH4 187 97 75 359 20.2%
30 The Chase2021-01-15 16:59:57-17:55:41 ITV1 289 51 7 347 32.1%
31 Paul Sinha's Tv Showdown2021-01-16 22:04:25-22:39:24 ITV1 295 19 28 342 24.4%
32 ITV News2021-01-17 22:00:10-22:13:09 ITV1 296 39 6 341 24.5%
33 ITV News Weekday Teatime2021-01-15 18:30:00-18:53:32 ITV1 310 22 0 333 29.1%
34 ITV News Weekday Teatime2021-01-13 18:30:00-18:53:54 ITV1 265 65 0 330 28.8%
35 The Chase2021-01-13 17:00:11-17:55:51 ITV1 302 22 0 324 31.0%
36 The Last Leg2021-01-15 21:01:00-22:28:27 CH4 194 95 31 319 25.0%
37 The Chase2021-01-12 17:00:02-17:55:51 ITV1 293 18 2 313 30.3%
38 Married At First Sight Australia2021-01-14 19:29:09-20:58:21 E4 80 71 150 302 17.0%
39 Hollyoaks2021-01-13 18:59:22-19:28:15 E4 65 77 141 283 18.5%
40 Cornwall And Devon Walks With Julia Bradbury2021-01-13 20:02:18-20:26:17 ITV1 243 29 11 283 17.4%
41 24 Hours In A&E2021-01-12 21:01:07-22:00:13 CH4 223 13 46 283 11.0%
42 Married At First Sight Australia2021-01-13 19:29:07-20:58:56 E4 81 108 94 282 16.0%
43 Junior Bake Off2021-01-13 17:00:32-17:58:11 CH4 126 47 109 282 26.0%
44 ITV News Weekday Teatime2021-01-11 18:30:00-18:53:34 ITV1 260 18 0 278 32.6%
45 Hollyoaks2021-01-12 19:00:05-19:28:49 E4 44 40 193 276 15.5%
46 ITV News At Ten2021-01-13 22:03:45-22:33:44 ITV1 224 50 1 275 26.7%
47 Married At First Sight Australia2021-01-12 19:29:51-20:58:18 E4 57 88 124 268 15.4%
48 ITV News At Ten2021-01-11 22:03:20-22:33:19 ITV1 248 18 1 266 22.5%
49 The Martin Lewis Money Show Live2021-01-14 20:31:45-20:57:59 ITV1 191 40 35 266 14.7%
50 The Simpsons2021-01-15 18:03:09-18:27:34 CH4 262 2 0 264 24.0%
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