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 Gold Rush2021-01-12 21:00:08-21:59:19 Discovery 128 105 102 334 1.5%
2 Gold Rush2021-01-15 26:00:11-26:59:58 Discovery 19 96 72 187 12.4%
3 Wheeler Dealers2021-01-11 21:00:28-21:59:21 Discovery 52 23 101 176 0.8%
4 Gold Rush: White Water2021-01-12 22:00:07-22:58:55 Discovery 74 19 11 105 1.0%
5 Alaska: The Last Frontier2021-01-17 21:00:06-21:58:47 Discovery 29 41 35 104 0.6%
6 Bitchin' Rides2021-01-11 22:00:09-22:59:19 Discovery 9 0 70 79 0.8%
7 Expedition X2021-01-14 22:00:23-22:59:31 Discovery 8 7 62 77 0.9%
8 Bad Chad Customs2021-01-12 20:00:25-20:59:05 Discovery 76 1 0 77 0.5%
9 Wheeler Dealers2021-01-15 17:00:18-17:59:34 Discovery 54 4 13 71 0.7%
10 Outback Truckers2021-01-12 19:00:13-19:59:37 Discovery 71 0 0 71 0.5%
11 Building Off The Grid2021-01-13 21:00:10-21:59:02 Discovery 22 1 44 67 0.3%
12 Building Off The Grid2021-01-13 22:00:20-22:57:48 Discovery 20 0 42 61 0.6%
13 Fast N' Loud2021-01-13 18:00:26-18:59:22 Discovery 60 0 0 60 0.6%
14 Fast N' Loud2021-01-14 18:00:14-18:59:38 Discovery 47 0 12 60 0.6%
15 Fast N' Loud2021-01-15 18:00:22-18:59:20 Discovery 45 0 12 57 0.6%
16 Gold Rush2021-01-15 27:00:50-27:49:45 Discovery 25 11 14 49 4.3%
17 Outback Truckers2021-01-13 19:00:10-19:59:36 Discovery 47 0 0 47 0.3%
18 Super Factories2021-01-15 21:00:21-21:59:09 Discovery 39 0 6 45 0.4%
19 Diesel Brothers2021-01-16 08:00:02-08:56:22 Discovery 45 0 0 45 2.4%
20 Fast N' Loud2021-01-11 18:00:21-18:59:12 Discovery 43 0 0 43 0.5%
21 Outback Truckers2021-01-11 19:00:00-19:59:25 Discovery 41 0 0 41 0.3%
22 Legends Of The Wild2021-01-14 21:00:21-21:59:35 Discovery 25 12 3 39 0.3%
23 Fast N' Loud2021-01-12 18:00:14-18:59:10 Discovery 39 0 0 39 0.4%
24 Outback Truckers2021-01-14 19:00:26-19:59:22 Discovery 39 0 0 39 0.3%
25 Wheeler Dealers2021-01-11 17:00:11-17:59:33 Discovery 37 0 2 39 0.4%
26 Gold Rush2021-01-17 11:00:05-12:56:18 Discovery 20 0 19 38 0.7%
27 Homestead Rescue: Raney Ranch2021-01-17 22:00:05-22:59:05 Discovery 25 4 8 36 0.4%
28 Outback Truckers2021-01-15 19:00:08-19:59:34 Discovery 32 5 0 36 0.3%
29 Fast N' Loud2021-01-17 18:00:16-18:59:16 Discovery 36 0 0 36 0.2%
30 Alaska: The Last Frontier2021-01-15 27:51:40-28:37:25 Discovery 35 0 0 35 4.2%
31 Deadliest Catch2021-01-13 07:00:15-08:56:30 Discovery 1 34 0 35 1.5%
32 Alaskan Bush People2021-01-17 27:50:51-28:37:50 Discovery 26 7 1 34 5.2%
33 Wheeler Dealers: Dream Car2021-01-16 17:00:14-17:59:23 Discovery 33 0 0 33 0.3%
34 Gold Rush2021-01-17 13:00:09-13:59:40 Discovery 32 0 0 32 0.4%
35 Wheeler Dealers2021-01-12 23:00:13-23:59:36 Discovery 18 0 14 32 0.5%
36 Wheeler Dealers2021-01-13 17:00:19-17:59:38 Discovery 30 2 0 32 0.3%
37 Deadliest Catch2021-01-14 07:00:14-07:58:08 Discovery 12 3 17 32 1.6%
38 Wheeler Dealers2021-01-11 24:00:23-24:59:16 Discovery 31 0 1 32 1.0%
39 Alaska: The Last Frontier2021-01-15 28:40:28-29:29:24 Discovery 31 0 0 31 4.2%
40 Wheeler Dealers Revisited2021-01-16 13:00:17-13:59:33 Discovery 30 1 0 31 0.5%
41 Diesel Brothers2021-01-16 07:00:20-07:59:14 Discovery 31 0 0 31 2.4%
42 Gold Rush: White Water2021-01-16 18:00:11-18:59:19 Discovery 18 0 13 31 0.2%
43 Wheeler Dealers2021-01-14 20:00:10-20:59:03 Discovery 31 0 0 31 0.2%
44 Diesel Brothers2021-01-16 06:00:15-06:55:29 Discovery 31 0 0 31 3.7%
45 How Do They Do It?2021-01-15 29:32:19-29:56:50 Discovery 30 0 0 30 3.9%
46 Wheeler Dealers2021-01-16 20:00:26-20:59:19 Discovery 19 0 11 30 0.2%
47 Gold Rush: White Water2021-01-17 17:00:20-17:59:28 Discovery 21 5 4 30 0.2%
48 Gold Rush2021-01-15 20:00:22-20:59:33 Discovery 24 0 6 29 0.2%
49 Garage Squad2021-01-11 20:00:13-20:59:10 Discovery 20 0 8 29 0.2%
50 Gold Rush2021-01-16 19:00:07-19:59:38 Discovery 14 0 15 28 0.2%
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