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 The Vicar Of Dibley2021-01-11 21:01:01-21:39:01 GOLD 86 90 51 228 1.1%
2 The Vicar Of Dibley2021-01-11 21:39:01-22:16:50 GOLD 93 55 14 162 1.0%
3 Mrs Brown's Boys2021-01-16 23:19:57-24:00:46 GOLD 118 20 17 155 2.5%
4 Only Fools And Horses2021-01-13 18:59:19-19:37:43 GOLD 108 43 0 150 1.1%
5 The Vicar Of Dibley2021-01-14 21:39:47-22:20:18 GOLD 134 4 9 147 1.2%
6 Only Fools And Horses2021-01-16 17:34:06-18:40:00 GOLD 125 3 18 146 1.1%
7 Dad's Army2021-01-11 20:20:22-21:01:01 GOLD 129 5 9 144 0.9%
8 Mrs Brown's Boys2021-01-17 21:40:13-22:20:20 GOLD 123 17 4 143 1.1%
9 Porridge2021-01-11 15:39:28-16:20:25 GOLD 116 26 0 141 1.9%
10 The Vicar Of Dibley2021-01-14 21:00:31-21:39:47 GOLD 130 3 7 140 0.9%
11 Mrs Brown's Boys2021-01-17 21:01:15-21:40:13 GOLD 124 0 14 138 0.8%
12 The Vicar Of Dibley2021-01-13 21:01:11-21:40:22 GOLD 102 13 23 137 0.7%
13 Only Fools And Horses2021-01-16 14:16:05-14:56:53 GOLD 69 29 38 136 1.7%
14 The Vicar Of Dibley2021-01-12 21:01:40-21:40:30 GOLD 100 3 27 131 0.6%
15 Not Going Out2021-01-14 22:20:18-22:59:40 GOLD 92 8 29 130 1.5%
16 Mrs Brown's Boys2021-01-17 22:20:20-23:00:39 GOLD 103 22 0 125 1.5%
17 Only Fools And Horses2021-01-17 13:40:12-14:20:29 GOLD 88 31 4 123 1.5%
18 Blackadder2021-01-14 18:19:46-19:00:19 GOLD 108 11 0 119 1.2%
19 Only Fools And Horses2021-01-16 13:35:31-14:16:05 GOLD 59 7 49 115 1.5%
20 Last Of The Summer Wine2021-01-11 16:20:25-17:00:25 GOLD 96 16 0 112 1.3%
21 Mrs Brown's Boys2021-01-16 22:00:52-22:39:40 GOLD 97 1 13 111 0.9%
22 Dad's Army2021-01-13 20:19:17-21:01:11 GOLD 95 8 6 109 0.7%
23 Only Fools And Horses2021-01-17 19:01:21-19:39:51 GOLD 102 6 0 108 0.8%
24 Only Fools And Horses2021-01-17 12:19:47-13:00:09 GOLD 104 3 0 107 1.9%
25 Mrs Brown's Boys2021-01-16 22:39:40-23:19:57 GOLD 88 0 17 105 1.1%
26 Only Fools And Horses2021-01-17 13:00:09-13:40:12 GOLD 73 30 0 103 1.5%
27 Only Fools And Horses2021-01-16 20:39:53-21:20:36 GOLD 93 8 0 101 0.7%
28 Only Fools And Horses2021-01-17 18:20:44-19:01:21 GOLD 89 10 0 99 0.7%
29 Only Fools And Horses2021-01-17 19:39:51-20:19:28 GOLD 92 3 1 95 0.7%
30 Are You Being Served?2021-01-11 14:20:50-15:00:47 GOLD 63 30 0 93 1.6%
31 Only Fools And Horses2021-01-16 21:20:36-22:00:52 GOLD 92 0 0 92 0.6%
32 The Vicar Of Dibley2021-01-13 21:40:22-22:21:12 GOLD 67 25 0 92 0.6%
33 Only Fools And Horses2021-01-16 19:19:29-20:00:39 GOLD 91 0 0 91 0.6%
34 Last Of The Summer Wine2021-01-14 17:00:03-17:39:21 GOLD 87 0 0 87 0.8%
35 The Vicar Of Dibley2021-01-14 15:39:24-16:19:53 GOLD 84 2 0 86 1.2%
36 Only Fools And Horses2021-01-17 16:59:39-17:39:41 GOLD 85 0 0 85 0.6%
37 The Green Green Grass2021-01-11 15:00:47-15:39:28 GOLD 59 26 0 84 1.3%
38 Only Fools And Horses2021-01-16 14:56:53-15:36:24 GOLD 52 11 21 84 1.0%
39 Live At The Apollo2021-01-11 22:16:50-23:21:30 GOLD 67 15 0 82 1.0%
40 Porridge2021-01-11 19:39:40-20:20:22 GOLD 77 3 0 80 0.5%
41 The Vicar Of Dibley2021-01-15 21:00:29-21:39:58 GOLD 66 1 13 80 0.6%
42 Harry Enfield And Chums2021-01-16 24:00:46-24:40:00 GOLD 55 17 7 79 1.7%
43 Only Fools And Horses2021-01-17 15:39:41-16:21:14 GOLD 72 3 4 78 0.8%
44 Only Fools And Horses2021-01-14 19:00:19-19:39:31 GOLD 71 5 3 78 0.6%
45 The Vicar Of Dibley2021-01-12 21:40:30-22:20:03 GOLD 78 0 0 78 0.5%
46 Last Of The Summer Wine2021-01-11 17:00:25-17:39:16 GOLD 78 0 0 78 0.8%
47 Only Fools And Horses2021-01-17 11:40:12-12:19:47 GOLD 74 3 0 77 1.4%
48 Last Of The Summer Wine2021-01-14 16:19:53-17:00:03 GOLD 75 1 0 76 0.9%
49 Only Fools And Horses2021-01-16 20:00:39-20:39:53 GOLD 74 2 0 76 0.5%
50 Only Fools And Horses2021-01-16 12:16:22-12:55:51 GOLD 37 19 19 75 1.2%
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