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 Rhod Gilbert's Growing Pains2021-01-12 21:01:53-22:00:43 Comedy Central 52 53 156 261 1.2%
2 FILM: American Pie 2 (2001)2021-01-17 21:00:36-23:01:19 Comedy Central 134 0 14 148 1.1%
3 FILM: Big Daddy (1999)2021-01-17 19:02:31-20:51:51 Comedy Central 135 4 0 140 1.0%
4 Friends2021-01-12 18:30:44-19:01:25 Comedy Central 126 0 0 126 1.2%
5 Friends2021-01-14 19:31:34-19:57:30 Comedy Central 91 34 0 125 1.0%
6 Friends2021-01-16 16:30:16-17:01:00 Comedy Central 120 3 0 122 1.2%
7 FILM: Baywatch (2017)2021-01-11 21:00:22-23:17:38 Comedy Central 91 19 2 112 0.8%
8 Friends2021-01-12 17:59:30-18:25:27 Comedy Central 102 1 0 103 1.1%
9 Friends2021-01-13 19:00:01-19:25:30 Comedy Central 90 3 3 96 0.7%
10 Friends2021-01-17 18:33:00-19:00:56 Comedy Central 69 24 0 93 0.7%
11 FILM: Labyrinth (1986)2021-01-16 17:01:35-19:01:48 Comedy Central 81 12 0 93 0.7%
12 Friends2021-01-11 16:00:54-16:26:35 Comedy Central 81 10 2 93 1.2%
13 Friends2021-01-13 16:32:05-16:58:50 Comedy Central 55 0 38 93 1.1%
14 Friends2021-01-11 15:32:51-15:59:34 Comedy Central 83 8 0 90 1.3%
15 Friends2021-01-14 17:32:27-17:58:23 Comedy Central 89 0 0 89 0.8%
16 FILM: American Pie 2 (2001)2021-01-14 21:00:20-23:01:18 Comedy Central 69 21 0 89 0.7%
17 Friends2021-01-12 14:32:50-14:59:39 Comedy Central 84 0 0 84 1.5%
18 Friends2021-01-16 15:59:15-16:25:14 Comedy Central 81 2 0 83 0.9%
19 Friends2021-01-17 18:00:12-18:26:58 Comedy Central 60 23 0 83 0.5%
20 FILM: Baywatch (2017)2021-01-16 21:00:40-23:18:42 Comedy Central 57 17 8 82 0.7%
21 Friends2021-01-11 15:00:34-15:27:19 Comedy Central 81 0 0 81 1.3%
22 Friends2021-01-14 19:59:30-20:25:33 Comedy Central 46 34 0 80 0.5%
23 Friends2021-01-13 19:31:47-19:59:01 Comedy Central 59 17 3 80 0.5%
24 Friends2021-01-11 14:32:45-14:59:29 Comedy Central 79 0 0 79 1.3%
25 Friends2021-01-14 18:00:23-18:26:04 Comedy Central 78 0 0 78 0.8%
26 FILM: American Pie (1999)2021-01-13 21:00:16-22:51:01 Comedy Central 78 0 0 78 0.5%
27 Friends2021-01-15 16:00:31-16:26:02 Comedy Central 64 0 12 76 1.0%
28 Friends2021-01-13 16:00:18-16:26:03 Comedy Central 75 0 0 75 1.0%
29 FILM: Labyrinth (1986)2021-01-12 19:02:00-21:00:58 Comedy Central 62 8 4 75 0.5%
30 Friends2021-01-15 17:32:06-17:58:48 Comedy Central 60 12 0 71 0.7%
31 Friends2021-01-13 18:32:05-18:58:01 Comedy Central 65 0 5 70 0.7%
32 Friends2021-01-14 18:59:52-19:25:17 Comedy Central 68 2 0 70 0.5%
33 Friends2021-01-15 18:00:03-18:25:25 Comedy Central 68 0 0 68 0.7%
34 Friends2021-01-14 18:32:06-18:57:52 Comedy Central 65 0 0 65 0.7%
35 Friends2021-01-11 17:32:29-17:58:28 Comedy Central 60 0 3 63 0.6%
36 Friends2021-01-17 17:31:55-17:58:37 Comedy Central 37 25 0 63 0.5%
37 Baywatch2021-01-14 23:02:58-23:58:11 Comedy Central 51 4 7 62 1.1%
38 Rhod Gilbert's Growing Pains2021-01-17 23:02:44-24:01:19 Comedy Central 47 0 14 61 1.2%
39 Friends2021-01-11 18:00:28-18:26:50 Comedy Central 60 0 0 60 0.6%
40 FILM: Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls2021-01-16 19:03:28-20:51:16 Comedy Central 22 38 0 60 0.4%
41 FILM: 50 First Dates (2004)2021-01-15 21:00:16-22:59:03 Comedy Central 59 0 0 59 0.5%
42 Friends2021-01-11 16:32:37-16:58:32 Comedy Central 57 0 3 59 0.7%
43 Friends2021-01-15 18:32:12-18:58:53 Comedy Central 59 0 0 59 0.6%
44 Friends2021-01-14 17:00:26-17:26:55 Comedy Central 58 1 0 58 0.6%
45 Friends2021-01-11 19:00:20-19:26:07 Comedy Central 58 0 0 58 0.4%
46 Friends2021-01-13 15:32:19-15:58:18 Comedy Central 58 0 0 58 0.8%
47 Friends2021-01-13 20:00:16-20:25:56 Comedy Central 23 30 3 56 0.4%
48 Baywatch2021-01-11 23:24:53-24:22:28 Comedy Central 22 5 29 56 1.0%
49 Friends2021-01-12 16:00:41-16:26:40 Comedy Central 56 0 0 56 0.7%
50 Friends2021-01-12 15:00:54-15:27:37 Comedy Central 55 0 0 55 0.9%
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