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 Ben Fogle: New Lives In The Wild2021-01-12 21:02:55-21:59:50 Channel 5 1,303 261 604 2,168 9.8%
2 Susan Calman's Grand Days Out2021-01-15 20:01:55-20:58:10 Channel 5 1,304 321 337 1,962 13.1%
3 Dogs Behaving (Very) Badly2021-01-12 20:01:55-20:58:55 Channel 5 1,119 240 348 1,706 11.4%
4 Natural History Museum: World Of Wonder2021-01-14 20:02:05-20:58:50 Channel 5 1,069 108 295 1,472 9.5%
5 Robson Green: Walking Coast To Coast2021-01-14 21:02:53-21:59:08 Channel 5 840 91 481 1,411 8.9%
6 A & E After Dark2021-01-11 21:02:25-21:59:37 Channel 5 883 137 390 1,410 6.8%
7 World's Most Scenic Railway Journeys2021-01-15 21:02:50-21:59:41 Channel 5 982 79 349 1,409 11.0%
8 Police Interceptors2021-01-11 20:02:14-20:58:56 Channel 5 808 269 315 1,392 8.7%
9 Secrets Of The Royal Palaces2021-01-16 20:32:13-21:29:28 Channel 5 901 93 256 1,250 8.8%
10 Before They Were Royal2021-01-16 21:32:21-22:43:52 Channel 5 820 97 301 1,218 9.2%
11 Rich Holiday, Poor Holiday2021-01-17 21:02:06-21:59:24 Channel 5 770 133 283 1,186 6.9%
12 Greatest Bridges2021-01-13 20:01:05-20:58:05 Channel 5 758 83 325 1,167 7.6%
13 The Thames: Britain's Great River With Tony Robinson2021-01-13 21:02:24-22:00:11 Channel 5 737 96 316 1,149 5.7%
14 Bargain-Loving Brits In The Sun2021-01-17 20:03:05-20:59:44 Channel 5 738 103 302 1,143 7.6%
15 Neighbours2021-01-11 13:46:17-14:13:15 Channel 5 466 457 52 975 16.1%
16 Neighbours2021-01-14 13:47:30-14:13:34 Channel 5 491 395 76 962 15.6%
17 Neighbours2021-01-13 13:48:29-14:15:21 Channel 5 440 431 70 941 15.4%
18 Neighbours2021-01-15 13:47:46-14:14:38 Channel 5 383 432 110 925 15.9%
19 Secrets Of Your Supermarket Food2021-01-14 19:02:53-19:56:05 Channel 5 804 90 14 908 6.9%
20 Cruising With Jane Mcdonald2021-01-16 18:00:11-19:37:23 Channel 5 752 59 17 827 5.7%
21 The World's Most Expensive Cruise Ship2021-01-15 19:01:41-19:54:45 Channel 5 716 100 7 824 6.0%
22 World's Most Scenic Railway Journeys2021-01-13 19:02:05-19:55:05 Channel 5 731 58 31 819 5.6%
23 Neighbours2021-01-12 13:48:14-14:13:37 Channel 5 413 365 30 808 14.4%
24 How To Lose A Stone In A Month2021-01-12 19:01:13-19:55:15 Channel 5 657 50 49 756 5.6%
25 Posh Hotels With Sally & Nigel2021-01-16 19:38:30-20:29:56 Channel 5 653 30 20 702 4.4%
26 Neighbours2021-01-13 17:29:33-17:55:36 Channel 5 459 176 27 662 5.9%
27 Yorkshire Casualty2021-01-11 22:03:28-22:59:17 Channel 5 594 23 34 651 6.9%
28 FILM: Evan Almighty (2007)2021-01-17 16:44:18-17:30:51 Channel 5 525 114 4 642 4.8%
29 Filthy House SOS2021-01-17 19:03:20-20:00:13 Channel 5 386 156 49 591 4.1%
30 Neighbours2021-01-11 17:29:41-17:55:49 Channel 5 416 113 41 569 5.4%
31 Neighbours2021-01-14 17:29:07-17:55:39 Channel 5 431 94 28 554 4.9%
32 5 News At 52021-01-13 17:00:00-17:24:08 Channel 5 514 36 0 550 5.5%
33 Neighbours2021-01-12 17:29:40-17:55:53 Channel 5 379 124 35 537 4.7%
34 Neighbours2021-01-15 17:29:30-17:55:31 Channel 5 402 103 18 523 4.9%
35 Before They Were Royal2021-01-12 22:03:29-23:07:13 Channel 5 370 52 100 521 5.5%
36 10 YEARS YOUNGER: QUICK TRICKS2021-01-17 22:03:30-22:57:34 Channel 5 410 38 49 497 5.5%
37 FILM: My Daughter Vanished (2018)2021-01-11 15:17:59-16:55:30 Channel 5 418 41 33 491 6.3%
38 FILM: Crossword Mysteries: A Puzzle To Die For (2019)2021-01-12 15:16:11-16:54:59 Channel 5 357 61 54 472 6.2%
39 FILM: Killer In Law (2018)2021-01-14 15:17:00-16:55:20 Channel 5 412 46 13 471 6.1%
40 FILM: Secrets That Kill (2019)2021-01-15 15:16:43-16:55:00 Channel 5 376 57 33 466 6.3%
41 5 News At 52021-01-14 17:00:00-17:24:24 Channel 5 453 10 0 463 4.6%
42 Luxury Brands That Made Britain Great2021-01-17 17:41:28-19:01:43 Channel 5 371 48 38 457 3.1%
43 Home And Away2021-01-14 13:15:41-13:41:57 Channel 5 226 188 35 450 8.9%
44 FILM: Evan Almighty (2007)2021-01-17 15:41:59-16:37:22 Channel 5 389 50 2 441 4.4%
45 Home And Away2021-01-12 13:15:27-13:42:13 Channel 5 190 235 15 440 10.2%
46 FILM: Deadly Jealousy: The Killer Cousin (2020)2021-01-13 15:18:29-16:54:40 Channel 5 381 30 30 440 5.9%
47 Home And Away2021-01-15 13:15:16-13:42:03 Channel 5 192 204 37 433 8.7%
48 Home And Away2021-01-11 18:01:02-18:27:31 Channel 5 313 70 42 424 4.5%
49 Home And Away2021-01-11 13:14:07-13:40:34 Channel 5 222 162 39 423 8.9%
50 FILM: Gladiator (2000)2021-01-14 22:03:28-23:02:19 Channel 5 371 7 42 420 4.8%
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