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 Film: The Green Mile (1999)2019-09-06 21:00:26-24:35:54 Film4 517 14 26 557 6.5%
2 Film: The Boss (2016)2019-09-08 21:00:58-22:58:55 Film4 305 8 24 336 2.8%
3 Film: Sicario (2015)2019-09-02 21:01:23-23:17:24 Film4 248 8 25 281 2.4%
4 Film: The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Pt 22019-09-04 21:00:16-23:34:27 Film4 258 4 14 275 2.6%
5 Film: Escape Plan (2013)2019-09-05 21:00:10-23:09:47 Film4 243 8 8 259 2.3%
6 Film: Footloose (2011)2019-09-07 21:00:31-23:08:53 Film4 212 22 13 247 2.1%
7 Film: Pitch Perfect 2 (2015)2019-09-06 18:46:11-20:55:06 Film4 217 0 19 236 1.8%
8 Film: In Harm's Way (1965)2019-09-02 14:55:49-18:08:54 Film4 196 20 19 235 3.6%
9 Film: The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Pt 12019-09-08 18:40:58-20:54:33 Film4 208 4 0 212 1.9%
10 Film: The Hunger Games: Catching Fire2019-09-02 18:15:26-20:56:27 Film4 197 14 0 212 1.7%
11 Film: Sink The Bismarck! (1960)2019-09-06 16:45:38-18:39:31 Film4 183 3 20 206 2.5%
12 Film: Ghost In The Shell (2017)2019-09-03 21:03:16-23:04:29 Film4 185 4 6 195 1.8%
13 Film: Tora! Tora! Tora! (1970)2019-09-07 13:00:59-15:45:22 Film4 164 0 11 175 2.8%
14 Film: The Dakota Incident (1956)2019-09-04 14:51:31-16:35:38 Film4 153 10 4 167 3.3%
15 Film: One Fine Day (1997)2019-09-08 16:30:43-18:34:19 Film4 154 2 7 164 1.8%
16 Film: Carry On Nurse (1958)2019-09-08 14:45:30-16:25:11 Film4 155 4 1 160 2.1%
17 Film: Shark Tale (2004)2019-09-08 12:55:24-14:38:32 Film4 149 5 1 154 2.6%
18 Film: The Maze Runner (2014)2019-09-05 18:50:24-20:54:56 Film4 146 0 0 146 1.2%
19 Film: The Hunger Games: Catching Fire2019-09-07 18:11:48-20:53:49 Film4 140 4 0 144 1.4%
20 Film: Man In The Saddle (1951)2019-09-03 12:54:17-14:33:57 Film4 127 0 1 129 3.3%
21 Film: Cell (2016)2019-09-07 23:15:44-25:04:11 Film4 88 2 38 128 3.0%
22 Film: Beau Geste (1939)2019-09-03 14:40:33-16:49:39 Film4 127 0 0 127 2.5%
23 Film: Carry On Nurse (1958)2019-09-03 16:56:12-18:36:14 Film4 114 1 4 119 1.5%
24 Film: The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Pt 12019-09-03 18:42:54-20:56:48 Film4 117 2 0 118 0.8%
25 Film: Beneath The Planet Of The Apes2019-09-07 11:01:51-12:47:49 Film4 115 0 0 115 2.4%
26 Film: The Rewrite (2014)2019-09-07 15:52:04-17:56:03 Film4 98 5 10 114 1.4%
27 Film: The Poseidon Adventure (1972)2019-09-06 14:21:06-16:32:24 Film4 107 4 0 112 2.2%
28 Film: The Jewel Of The Nile (1985)2019-09-04 18:51:42-20:54:57 Film4 94 0 0 94 0.7%
29 Film: Attack! (1956)2019-09-04 16:41:56-18:45:27 Film4 90 3 0 93 1.2%
30 Film: Rear Window (1954)2019-09-05 14:37:38-16:46:58 Film4 74 0 10 84 1.7%
31 Film: Beneath The Planet Of The Apes2019-09-05 16:53:13-18:38:11 Film4 83 0 0 83 1.1%
32 Film: Sicario (2015)2019-09-08 23:05:10-25:21:11 Film4 73 0 5 79 2.2%
33 Film: Hunger (2008)2019-09-03 23:09:31-24:53:29 Film4 62 0 15 77 2.1%
34 Film: The Lawless Breed (1952)2019-09-05 12:56:28-14:31:21 Film4 73 0 3 75 2.0%
35 Film: Project Almanac (2015)2019-09-04 23:40:56-25:42:48 Film4 61 0 12 74 2.9%
36 Film: Crying Game2019-09-02 23:23:27-25:32:31 Film4 62 4 2 67 2.5%
37 Film: Bad Neighbours (2014)2019-09-05 23:16:13-25:04:11 Film4 66 0 0 66 2.0%
38 Film: Horns (2014)2019-09-06 24:42:19-26:56:01 Film4 49 4 10 64 4.1%
39 Film: Thunderbirds Are Go (1966)2019-09-08 11:01:35-12:48:04 Film4 58 0 1 59 1.3%
40 Film: In Harm's Way (1965)2019-09-06 11:01:30-14:14:34 Film4 48 0 10 58 1.6%
41 Film: Terror In A Texas Town (1958)2019-09-04 13:12:24-14:45:17 Film4 57 0 0 57 1.4%
42 Film: Fair Wind To Java (1953)2019-09-02 13:05:02-14:48:56 Film4 54 0 1 55 1.3%
43 Film: Cottage To Let (1941)2019-09-05 11:01:30-12:44:12 Film4 33 9 10 51 1.6%
44 Film: Creepshow (1982)2019-09-07 25:10:01-27:27:17 Film4 31 3 13 47 3.3%
45 Film: Send Me No Flowers2019-09-02 11:01:27-12:59:19 Film4 34 5 1 40 1.2%
46 Film: Flame Of The Barbary Coast2019-09-03 11:01:50-12:46:41 Film4 34 0 0 34 1.1%
47 Film: End Of Watch (2012)2019-09-04 25:50:14-27:53:39 Film4 19 10 2 32 3.4%
48 Film: Silver Linings Playbook (2012)2019-09-08 25:27:14-27:44:12 Film4 20 3 2 25 2.4%
49 Film: Mrs. Pollifax - Spy (1971)2019-09-04 11:01:35-13:07:43 Film4 17 6 1 23 0.8%
50 Film: Stretch And Bobbito: Radio (2015)2019-09-05 25:10:10-27:07:17 Film4 18 3 2 23 1.9%
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