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 Grand Designs2021-01-13 21:00:59-22:00:09 CH4 1,849 399 1,046 3,293 16.6%
2 The Great Pottery Throw Down2021-01-17 19:47:54-20:59:36 CH4 1,431 699 878 3,008 20.1%
3 Kirstie And Phil's Love It Or List It2021-01-13 19:59:02-20:58:11 CH4 1,581 541 457 2,579 16.9%
4 FILM: The Equalizer 2 (2018)2021-01-16 21:00:59-23:14:21 CH4 1,822 146 277 2,246 18.1%
5 24 Hours In A&E2021-01-12 21:01:07-22:00:13 CH4 1,552 222 391 2,165 10.2%
6 FILM: Indiana Jones And The Last Crusade (1989)2021-01-16 18:32:10-20:59:01 CH4 1,857 146 94 2,097 13.7%
7 The Last Leg2021-01-15 21:01:00-22:28:27 CH4 1,291 467 210 1,967 16.4%
8 999: What's Your Emergency?2021-01-11 21:00:54-22:00:10 CH4 1,348 240 340 1,928 9.3%
9 George Clarke's Amazing Spaces Box Set2021-01-14 19:59:03-20:58:12 CH4 1,274 187 390 1,851 11.8%
10 The Great2021-01-17 21:02:08-22:02:55 CH4 621 248 809 1,678 9.8%
11 Junior Bake Off2021-01-11 16:59:37-17:57:49 CH4 696 380 588 1,665 16.5%
12 Junior Bake Off2021-01-13 17:00:32-17:58:11 CH4 873 334 429 1,635 15.2%
13 Junior Bake Off2021-01-12 17:00:04-17:57:37 CH4 781 388 399 1,567 14.5%
14 How To Lose Weight Well2021-01-12 19:59:03-20:58:19 CH4 1,148 190 176 1,514 10.2%
15 Junior Bake Off2021-01-14 17:00:32-17:58:08 CH4 721 319 360 1,400 12.9%
16 8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown2021-01-14 21:01:00-22:00:36 CH4 720 239 437 1,396 9.1%
17 Junior Bake Off2021-01-15 17:00:28-17:58:08 CH4 598 398 316 1,312 13.1%
18 Food Unwrapped2021-01-11 19:59:02-20:58:06 CH4 1,180 42 46 1,268 7.8%
19 Jamie And Jimmy's Friday Night Feast Box Set2021-01-15 19:59:04-20:58:12 CH4 942 189 131 1,262 8.5%
20 A New Life In The Sun2021-01-14 16:00:02-16:57:45 CH4 917 162 119 1,197 14.1%
21 Channel 4 News2021-01-16 18:01:00-18:29:31 CH4 1,035 76 1 1,113 8.5%
22 A New Life In The Sun2021-01-15 15:59:48-16:57:28 CH4 777 168 115 1,060 12.9%
23 A New Life In The Sun2021-01-12 15:59:46-16:57:04 CH4 813 139 87 1,040 12.3%
24 A New Life In The Sun2021-01-11 15:59:32-16:56:57 CH4 698 166 119 982 11.6%
25 A New Life In The Sun2021-01-13 15:59:51-16:57:32 CH4 719 105 132 956 12.1%
26 A Place In The Sun2021-01-14 14:59:18-15:57:02 CH4 746 121 62 929 13.8%
27 Location, Location, Location2021-01-16 16:59:24-17:58:14 CH4 815 56 44 915 8.3%
28 FILM: Ferdinand (Film) (2017)2021-01-17 16:15:12-18:15:45 CH4 726 72 114 912 6.8%
29 A Place In The Sun2021-01-17 18:48:24-19:46:07 CH4 654 141 116 910 6.5%
30 A Place In The Sun2021-01-11 14:59:18-15:56:52 CH4 657 110 129 896 13.3%
31 Channel 4 News2021-01-12 19:00:00-19:57:30 CH4 756 83 3 841 6.3%
32 Channel 4 News2021-01-14 19:00:00-19:57:31 CH4 783 57 2 841 6.5%
33 A Place In The Sun2021-01-13 14:59:06-15:56:51 CH4 633 110 99 841 12.6%
34 Channel 4 News2021-01-15 19:00:00-19:57:29 CH4 760 75 0 834 6.2%
35 Channel 4 News2021-01-13 19:00:00-19:57:28 CH4 729 79 4 812 5.6%
36 Channel 4 News2021-01-11 19:00:00-19:57:30 CH4 716 67 1 784 5.6%
37 A Place In The Sun2021-01-12 14:59:12-15:56:46 CH4 501 139 97 738 11.3%
38 The Simpsons2021-01-15 18:03:09-18:27:34 CH4 658 55 1 714 7.5%
39 The Simpsons2021-01-13 18:02:43-18:27:36 CH4 641 35 24 700 7.1%
40 Escape To The Chateau: Make Do And Mend2021-01-16 15:58:25-16:57:14 CH4 628 70 0 698 7.4%
41 Ramsay's 24 Hours To Hell And Back2021-01-13 22:03:30-22:55:22 CH4 483 27 180 690 7.5%
42 Sarah Millican: Control Enthusiast2021-01-14 22:03:08-23:01:37 CH4 569 13 105 687 7.8%
43 Channel 4 News2021-01-17 18:17:00-18:46:31 CH4 623 49 3 674 4.5%
44 Gogglebox2021-01-17 22:06:03-23:58:51 CH4 598 32 41 671 9.5%
45 A Place In The Sun2021-01-15 14:59:05-15:56:48 CH4 496 122 50 668 10.5%
46 Sunday Brunch2021-01-17 09:29:00-12:24:00 CH4 604 53 3 659 13.8%
47 The Simpsons2021-01-11 18:02:09-18:26:59 CH4 629 19 4 652 6.9%
48 24 Hours In Police Custody2021-01-11 22:02:50-23:57:33 CH4 386 41 190 617 8.0%
49 The Simpsons2021-01-12 18:02:17-18:27:11 CH4 569 25 0 594 6.1%
50 The Simpsons2021-01-15 18:31:47-18:56:29 CH4 530 41 20 592 6.1%
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