Top programmes report

week 36, September 02 - 08

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The top 50 programmes on TV based on the size of their total viewing audience over the week. Filter by channel or audience

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 Taskmaster2019-09-04 21:01:06-22:01:18 Dave 419 212 602 1,232 7.4%
2 Jon Richardson: Ultimate Worrier2019-09-04 22:01:18-23:01:03 Dave 193 17 100 309 3.6%
3 Have I Got A Bit More News For You2019-09-08 21:02:03-22:02:11 Dave 287 17 5 309 2.0%
4 Qi2019-09-05 20:20:28-21:00:56 Dave 260 3 1 263 2.1%
5 Not Going Out2019-09-07 21:20:20-22:00:20 Dave 177 1 76 254 1.9%
6 Expedition With Steve Backshall2019-09-08 20:01:35-21:02:03 Dave 130 47 69 245 2.0%
7 Top Gear2019-09-03 17:59:49-19:00:36 Dave 205 2 9 217 2.4%
8 Would I Lie To You?2019-09-05 19:41:01-20:20:28 Dave 212 2 2 216 1.8%
9 Live At The Apollo2019-09-02 21:00:50-22:01:33 Dave 206 2 3 211 1.2%
10 Not Going Out2019-09-07 20:39:57-21:20:20 Dave 138 0 60 199 1.5%
11 Taskmaster: Champion Of Champions2019-09-03 22:01:44-23:02:21 Dave 163 26 10 198 2.4%
12 Live At The Apollo2019-09-03 21:01:05-22:01:44 Dave 179 15 1 194 1.3%
13 Qi2019-09-04 23:01:03-23:39:42 Dave 172 9 13 194 3.7%
14 Taskmaster: Champion Of Champions2019-09-02 22:01:33-23:01:52 Dave 180 1 7 188 2.2%
15 Would I Lie To You?2019-09-03 19:39:29-20:20:36 Dave 176 5 0 181 1.3%
16 Qi2019-09-03 23:02:21-23:40:54 Dave 154 25 0 178 3.2%
17 Taskmaster2019-09-08 23:02:14-24:02:02 Dave 83 5 87 176 3.6%
18 Live At The Apollo2019-09-05 21:00:56-22:00:49 Dave 169 0 6 175 1.1%
19 Qi2019-09-06 20:20:35-21:01:33 Dave 155 4 16 174 1.2%
20 Expedition With Steve Backshall2019-09-04 20:00:52-21:01:06 Dave 158 4 8 171 1.2%
21 Qi2019-09-03 20:20:36-21:01:05 Dave 156 4 7 167 0.8%
22 Live At The Apollo2019-09-06 21:01:33-22:02:25 Dave 163 0 0 163 1.2%
23 Would I Lie To You?2019-09-02 19:40:21-20:21:02 Dave 156 5 0 161 1.3%
24 Scrapyard Supercar2019-09-08 18:01:13-19:01:27 Dave 109 17 30 155 1.6%
25 Cop Car Workshop2019-09-08 19:01:27-20:01:35 Dave 78 49 23 149 1.3%
26 Jon Richardson: Ultimate Worrier2019-09-08 22:02:11-23:02:14 Dave 123 2 24 148 1.8%
27 Storage Hunters2019-09-03 09:30:32-09:59:25 Dave 96 11 38 144 5.3%
28 Would I Lie To You?2019-09-03 23:40:54-24:20:38 Dave 120 19 3 142 3.7%
29 Have I Got A Bit More News For You2019-09-04 19:01:31-20:00:52 Dave 141 0 0 141 1.0%
30 Top Gear2019-09-04 18:00:49-19:01:31 Dave 140 0 0 140 1.6%
31 Storage Hunters2019-09-04 09:30:45-09:59:07 Dave 119 21 0 140 5.0%
32 Would I Lie To You?2019-09-03 19:00:36-19:39:29 Dave 127 4 0 130 1.1%
33 Qi2019-09-02 20:21:02-21:00:50 Dave 128 1 0 129 0.9%
34 Top Gear2019-09-05 18:01:57-19:02:29 Dave 127 0 0 127 1.5%
35 Cop Car Workshop2019-09-08 15:00:03-16:00:29 Dave 120 7 0 127 1.7%
36 Storage Hunters2019-09-02 09:31:01-09:59:42 Dave 87 0 37 124 4.4%
37 Would I Lie To You?2019-09-05 19:02:29-19:41:01 Dave 123 0 0 124 1.0%
38 Would I Lie To You?2019-09-07 18:41:13-19:20:37 Dave 118 4 2 123 1.2%
39 Storage Hunters2019-09-04 09:00:07-09:30:45 Dave 79 44 0 123 4.5%
40 Cops Uk: Bodycam Squad2019-09-08 10:59:11-11:59:29 Dave 122 0 0 122 2.8%
41 American Pickers2019-09-07 10:00:11-11:00:11 Dave 107 12 0 119 3.0%
42 Film: Kill Bill: Vol 1 (2003)2019-09-07 22:00:20-24:10:24 Dave 110 3 6 119 1.6%
43 Expedition With Steve Backshall2019-09-08 11:59:29-12:59:30 Dave 92 13 12 117 2.3%
44 Reservoir Dogs2019-09-06 22:02:25-24:11:01 Dave 96 5 16 117 1.6%
45 Would I Lie To You?2019-09-08 16:40:39-17:20:25 Dave 89 27 0 116 1.4%
46 Top Gear2019-09-04 16:59:48-18:00:49 Dave 113 0 2 115 1.5%
47 Storage Hunters2019-09-02 09:00:40-09:31:01 Dave 75 23 17 115 3.9%
48 Storage Hunters2019-09-05 09:00:27-09:31:23 Dave 72 0 35 107 3.9%
49 Would I Lie To You?2019-09-06 19:40:23-20:20:35 Dave 96 0 9 105 0.8%
50 American Pickers2019-09-04 09:59:07-10:59:42 Dave 104 0 0 104 3.5%
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