Top programmes report

week 41, October 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’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 South Park2021-10-16 27:24:51-27:48:23 Comedy Central 100 0 0 100 14.4%
2 South Park2021-10-16 27:49:53-28:12:56 Comedy Central 97 0 0 97 16.0%
3 Friends2021-10-14 19:00:01-19:26:00 Comedy Central 90 6 0 96 0.9%
4 Rob Beckett's Undeniable2021-10-13 21:00:26-21:58:43 Comedy Central 60 21 12 93 0.7%
5 Friends2021-10-14 19:32:02-19:58:43 Comedy Central 85 7 0 92 0.9%
6 FILM: Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me (1999)2021-10-17 21:00:27-22:51:27 Comedy Central 85 1 1 87 0.8%
7 Friends2021-10-14 20:32:15-20:59:11 Comedy Central 24 24 38 85 0.7%
8 The Complaints Department2021-10-11 21:00:42-21:59:44 Comedy Central 35 6 37 78 0.5%
9 South Park2021-10-16 26:59:49-27:23:31 Comedy Central 76 0 0 76 9.2%
10 Friends2021-10-13 19:00:14-19:26:58 Comedy Central 69 1 0 70 0.6%
11 Friends2021-10-15 18:31:48-18:58:48 Comedy Central 69 0 0 69 0.9%
12 Friends2021-10-14 18:31:52-18:58:51 Comedy Central 59 6 0 65 0.8%
13 Friends2021-10-17 20:32:09-20:58:52 Comedy Central 47 12 0 59 0.5%
14 Friends2021-10-15 19:00:03-19:25:45 Comedy Central 52 4 0 56 0.5%
15 Friends2021-10-15 19:31:48-19:58:49 Comedy Central 54 1 0 55 0.4%
16 Friends2021-10-14 14:59:42-15:25:40 Comedy Central 41 11 0 53 1.4%
17 Friends2021-10-11 20:32:15-20:59:27 Comedy Central 52 0 0 53 0.4%
18 South Park2021-10-14 25:58:16-26:24:39 Comedy Central 10 0 43 52 5.3%
19 Friends2021-10-16 28:36:34-28:58:44 Comedy Central 50 0 2 52 11.1%
20 Friends2021-10-17 20:00:25-20:26:07 Comedy Central 51 0 0 51 0.4%
21 Friends2021-10-17 18:59:33-19:25:31 Comedy Central 50 0 0 50 0.5%
22 South Park2021-10-16 26:31:35-26:59:09 Comedy Central 50 0 0 50 4.8%
23 Friends2021-10-16 28:14:11-28:35:49 Comedy Central 50 0 0 50 10.0%
24 FILM: Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me (1999)2021-10-12 22:01:14-23:49:44 Comedy Central 44 4 0 48 0.8%
25 Friends2021-10-17 18:31:21-18:58:18 Comedy Central 48 0 0 48 0.5%
26 FILM: Friends With Benefits (2011)2021-10-16 21:00:36-23:06:39 Comedy Central 45 0 2 47 0.5%
27 Friends2021-10-13 20:00:37-20:26:23 Comedy Central 43 3 0 46 0.4%
28 Friends2021-10-13 17:31:52-17:58:03 Comedy Central 44 1 0 45 0.6%
29 Friends2021-10-14 16:59:50-17:25:42 Comedy Central 39 6 0 45 0.7%
30 Friends2021-10-16 09:00:06-09:26:16 Comedy Central 45 0 0 45 2.1%
31 FILM: Mr. Deeds (2002)2021-10-16 18:57:58-20:47:12 Comedy Central 43 1 0 44 0.5%
32 Friends2021-10-13 19:32:30-19:58:37 Comedy Central 43 0 0 43 0.3%
33 Friends2021-10-11 19:31:42-19:59:10 Comedy Central 43 0 0 43 0.4%
34 Friends2021-10-15 20:00:04-20:26:18 Comedy Central 42 0 0 42 0.4%
35 Friends2021-10-14 20:00:28-20:26:28 Comedy Central 36 6 0 42 0.3%
36 Friends2021-10-14 15:31:42-15:58:05 Comedy Central 42 0 0 42 1.0%
37 Friends2021-10-12 19:31:46-19:58:29 Comedy Central 41 0 0 41 0.3%
38 Asian Provocateur2021-10-13 21:59:53-22:28:22 Comedy Central 24 1 17 41 0.5%
39 Friends2021-10-17 15:00:18-15:26:02 Comedy Central 41 0 0 41 0.6%
40 Friends2021-10-12 16:32:29-16:59:32 Comedy Central 35 6 0 41 0.7%
41 FILM: Gnomeo And Juliet (2011)2021-10-16 13:00:18-14:35:13 Comedy Central 19 10 10 39 0.7%
42 Friends2021-10-17 19:32:03-19:58:40 Comedy Central 39 0 0 39 0.4%
43 FILM: Click (2006)2021-10-16 14:43:24-16:45:28 Comedy Central 35 4 0 39 0.7%
44 Friends2021-10-14 16:31:38-16:58:05 Comedy Central 32 6 0 38 0.7%
45 Friends2021-10-14 13:59:06-14:24:42 Comedy Central 37 0 0 37 1.0%
46 The Impractical Jokers Awards2021-10-11 22:00:39-22:28:11 Comedy Central 8 0 29 37 0.4%
47 Friends2021-10-13 18:00:03-18:25:58 Comedy Central 31 5 0 36 0.5%
48 Asian Provocateur2021-10-13 22:33:24-23:02:09 Comedy Central 12 0 24 36 0.6%
49 Impractical Jokers (US)2021-10-11 22:33:21-22:57:40 Comedy Central 8 0 28 36 0.5%
50 Impractical Jokers: Inside Jokes2021-10-11 10:33:10-10:56:17 Comedy Central 36 0 0 36 1.4%
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