Top programmes report

week 17, April 26 - May 02

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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 Meet The Richardsons2021-04-29 22:01:00-22:39:34 Dave 230 48 337 615 6.4%
2 QI XL2021-04-29 21:00:01-22:01:00 Dave 391 44 6 441 2.6%
3 QI XL2021-04-26 21:00:19-22:00:38 Dave 363 51 1 415 2.3%
4 Mock The Week2021-04-27 22:00:33-22:39:37 Dave 374 15 0 389 4.2%
5 QI XL2021-04-27 21:00:26-22:00:33 Dave 360 6 12 377 2.0%
6 QI XL2021-04-28 21:00:55-22:01:02 Dave 290 11 27 328 1.9%
7 Would I Lie To You?2021-04-27 19:02:03-19:40:43 Dave 252 47 0 299 2.5%
8 QI XL2021-04-30 21:00:13-22:00:38 Dave 273 5 10 288 1.8%
9 Would I Lie To You?2021-04-26 19:02:11-19:40:03 Dave 214 67 0 281 2.3%
10 Would I Lie To You?2021-04-29 19:01:59-19:39:34 Dave 241 31 0 272 2.4%
11 Room 1012021-04-29 20:19:40-21:00:01 Dave 237 30 0 267 2.0%
12 Taskmaster2021-04-26 18:01:48-19:02:11 Dave 204 46 8 258 3.1%
13 Meet The Richardsons2021-04-27 22:39:37-23:19:23 Dave 193 4 55 252 3.8%
14 Not Going Out: Bloopers Special2021-05-01 22:00:14-22:39:11 Dave 224 11 16 252 2.6%
15 Would I Lie To You?2021-04-30 19:01:10-19:39:44 Dave 230 11 0 240 2.0%
16 Room 1012021-04-27 19:40:43-20:20:34 Dave 198 38 0 237 1.9%
17 Room 1012021-04-27 20:20:34-21:00:26 Dave 195 36 0 230 1.6%
18 Room 1012021-04-29 19:39:34-20:19:40 Dave 207 20 0 227 1.8%
19 Taskmaster2021-04-26 22:00:38-23:01:20 Dave 206 15 1 223 2.5%
20 Would I Lie To You?2021-04-28 19:01:50-19:40:21 Dave 210 12 0 222 1.8%
21 Mock The Week2021-04-26 23:01:20-23:40:38 Dave 209 10 0 219 4.2%
22 Mock The Week2021-04-28 23:02:34-23:41:38 Dave 207 8 0 215 4.2%
23 Fast Justice2021-05-02 18:02:15-19:02:03 Dave 107 11 95 214 2.2%
24 The Misadventures Of Romesh Ranganathan2021-04-28 22:01:02-23:02:34 Dave 210 3 0 213 2.5%
25 Mock The Week2021-05-02 23:00:18-23:40:32 Dave 200 13 0 213 3.8%
26 Room 1012021-04-26 19:40:03-20:19:37 Dave 159 38 0 197 1.6%
27 Taskmaster2021-04-27 18:01:38-19:02:03 Dave 146 28 20 194 2.2%
28 Room 1012021-04-26 20:19:37-21:00:19 Dave 176 17 2 194 1.4%
29 Taskmaster2021-04-29 18:01:48-19:01:59 Dave 148 42 3 193 2.4%
30 Room 1012021-04-30 20:19:24-21:00:13 Dave 183 10 0 192 1.4%
31 QI XL2021-05-02 20:01:33-21:00:14 Dave 166 11 11 187 1.6%
32 Room 1012021-04-30 19:39:44-20:19:24 Dave 179 5 0 185 1.5%
33 Live At The Apollo2021-05-02 21:59:11-23:00:18 Dave 177 5 0 183 2.4%
34 Have I Got News For You2021-05-02 21:00:14-21:59:11 Dave 179 0 0 179 1.9%
35 Not Going Out: Christmas Special 20152021-05-01 21:00:10-22:00:14 Dave 150 10 15 174 1.4%
36 Taskmaster2021-04-28 18:02:23-19:01:50 Dave 120 43 10 173 2.0%
37 Room 1012021-04-28 19:40:21-20:20:02 Dave 158 4 5 167 1.3%
38 Room 1012021-04-28 20:20:02-21:00:55 Dave 141 15 0 156 1.1%
39 Top Gear2021-04-26 17:01:57-18:01:48 Dave 154 2 0 155 2.2%
40 Mock The Week2021-04-29 23:19:58-24:00:39 Dave 148 7 0 155 3.4%
41 Mock The Week2021-04-27 23:19:23-24:00:27 Dave 131 13 10 154 3.7%
42 Not Going Out2021-04-30 22:00:38-23:00:00 Dave 133 14 5 151 1.6%
43 Mock The Week2021-05-01 22:39:11-23:20:09 Dave 149 0 0 149 2.1%
44 Would I Lie To You?2021-04-28 23:41:38-24:21:32 Dave 134 0 0 134 3.9%
45 Not Going Out2021-05-01 20:02:12-21:00:10 Dave 126 4 0 129 1.1%
46 Would I Lie To You?2021-05-02 23:40:32-24:19:59 Dave 127 0 0 127 3.2%
47 Not Going Out: Christmas Special 20152021-04-30 23:00:00-24:00:47 Dave 98 18 6 121 2.3%
48 Secrets Of The Supercars2021-05-02 19:02:03-20:01:33 Dave 99 3 18 120 1.1%
49 Hypothetical2021-04-29 22:39:34-23:19:58 Dave 105 1 10 116 1.8%
50 Rick Stein's Spain2021-04-30 15:01:33-16:01:13 Dave 101 11 0 112 2.5%
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