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 Masked Singer2021-01-16 19:01:44-20:28:25 ITV1 669 319 154 1,142 63.4%
2 The Pembrokeshire Murders2021-01-13 21:00:25-22:01:05 ITV1 397 131 250 779 40.8%
3 The Pembrokeshire Murders2021-01-11 21:00:00-22:00:42 ITV1 305 153 319 777 41.1%
4 Dancing On Ice2021-01-17 18:01:20-19:54:34 ITV1 400 238 127 765 44.5%
5 The Pembrokeshire Murders2021-01-12 21:00:00-22:00:19 ITV1 265 105 323 693 33.3%
6 The Voice2021-01-16 20:32:30-21:59:59 ITV1 521 83 85 689 46.3%
7 Coronation Street2021-01-13 19:31:36-19:57:44 ITV1 371 122 128 621 40.7%
8 Finding Alice2021-01-17 21:00:50-21:59:50 ITV1 297 122 183 601 38.5%
9 Coronation Street2021-01-13 20:29:53-20:56:17 ITV1 346 105 140 591 35.9%
10 Coronation Street2021-01-11 19:30:33-19:56:37 ITV1 363 91 137 591 42.4%
11 Coronation Street2021-01-15 19:31:31-20:28:52 ITV1 355 115 119 589 40.2%
12 Coronation Street2021-01-11 20:29:03-20:55:36 ITV1 377 81 115 572 34.6%
13 Celebrity Catchphrase2021-01-16 18:00:25-18:59:03 ITV1 464 94 12 571 48.2%
14 Emmerdale2021-01-12 18:59:10-19:25:36 ITV1 354 90 66 510 35.9%
15 Emmerdale2021-01-13 19:00:18-19:26:51 ITV1 328 103 46 477 39.9%
16 The Pembrokeshire Murders: Catching The Gameshow Killer2021-01-14 21:01:50-22:00:07 ITV1 182 115 169 467 31.4%
17 Emmerdale2021-01-14 19:00:35-19:26:43 ITV1 295 86 80 461 37.1%
18 Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?2021-01-17 19:59:00-20:58:18 ITV1 333 93 30 456 31.3%
19 Emmerdale2021-01-11 19:00:00-19:25:22 ITV1 308 66 71 445 39.5%
20 Grand Designs2021-01-13 21:00:59-22:00:09 CH4 248 44 143 436 23.0%
21 Bradley & Barney Walsh: Breaking Dad2021-01-11 20:00:04-20:26:15 ITV1 323 74 36 433 30.6%
22 Emmerdale2021-01-15 18:59:55-19:26:32 ITV1 238 52 100 391 40.8%
23 ITV News Weekday Teatime2021-01-13 18:30:00-18:53:54 ITV1 350 29 0 380 50.5%
24 Emmerdale2021-01-14 20:00:29-20:26:39 ITV1 205 48 105 358 24.5%
25 999: What's Your Emergency?2021-01-11 21:00:54-22:00:10 CH4 229 62 62 352 19.0%
26 The Chase2021-01-14 17:00:03-17:55:51 ITV1 315 34 0 350 39.6%
27 The Chase2021-01-13 17:00:11-17:55:51 ITV1 338 9 0 347 41.0%
28 The Great Pottery Throw Down2021-01-17 19:47:54-20:59:36 CH4 96 89 153 338 22.4%
29 The Last Leg2021-01-15 21:01:00-22:28:27 CH4 240 80 12 332 30.4%
30 ITV News Weekday Teatime2021-01-14 18:30:00-18:54:12 ITV1 316 13 0 329 37.9%
31 The Chase2021-01-12 17:00:02-17:55:51 ITV1 303 9 2 314 36.4%
32 Kirstie And Phil's Love It Or List It2021-01-13 19:59:02-20:58:11 CH4 176 77 57 310 20.4%
33 Tipping Point2021-01-12 15:58:54-16:55:52 ITV1 274 16 4 294 48.3%
34 ITV News At Ten2021-01-13 22:03:45-22:33:44 ITV1 263 29 1 294 32.3%
35 ITV News Weekday Teatime2021-01-11 18:30:00-18:53:34 ITV1 290 0 0 290 39.8%
36 Cornwall And Devon Walks With Julia Bradbury2021-01-13 20:02:18-20:26:17 ITV1 263 6 13 282 20.6%
37 The Chase2021-01-11 16:59:58-17:55:51 ITV1 263 13 0 275 33.9%
38 Tipping Point2021-01-13 15:58:34-16:56:03 ITV1 258 15 0 273 44.7%
39 Tipping Point2021-01-11 15:58:44-16:55:42 ITV1 258 6 7 271 44.7%
40 Junior Bake Off2021-01-11 16:59:37-17:57:49 CH4 54 47 161 262 31.5%
41 Paul Sinha's Tv Showdown2021-01-16 22:04:25-22:39:24 ITV1 247 7 5 259 23.1%
42 ITV News Weekday Teatime2021-01-15 18:30:00-18:53:32 ITV1 251 8 0 259 30.7%
43 The Chase2021-01-15 16:59:57-17:55:41 ITV1 226 30 2 257 31.0%
44 ITV News2021-01-17 22:00:10-22:13:09 ITV1 218 36 2 256 25.5%
45 ITV News Weekday Teatime2021-01-12 18:30:00-18:52:44 ITV1 236 15 0 251 28.4%
46 ITV News2021-01-16 22:40:00-22:52:59 ITV1 241 3 0 244 22.4%
47 ITV News At Ten2021-01-11 22:03:20-22:33:19 ITV1 227 10 0 238 25.7%
48 Live Super Sunday2021-01-17 16:00:06-18:59:11 Sky Sports Main Event 169 67 0 236 17.8%
49 24 Hours In A&E2021-01-12 21:01:07-22:00:13 CH4 184 26 22 233 11.8%
50 Jamie And Jimmy's Friday Night Feast Box Set2021-01-15 19:59:04-20:58:12 CH4 154 52 22 229 16.8%
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