Top programmes report

week 13, March 29 - April 04

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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’s some information about the data you can see on this page:

  • Live: the audience who watched the programme at the time of transmission on a TV set.
  • VOSDAL: this is ‘Viewing-On-Same-Day-As-Live’.  The audience who watched a recorded or on-demand programme that has been viewed on the same day as the original broadcast (on a TV set).
  • Time-Shifted: the audience who watched the programme recorded or on-demand between 1 and 7 days post-broadcast (on a TV set).
  • 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 broadcaster TV viewing (on a TV set) unless ALL TV is selected, in which case the share is of all broadcaster TV viewing (on a TV set).

Rank Programme Channel Live
('000)
VOSDAL
('000)
Time-Shifted
('000)
Total Audience
('000)
Share
1 Lewis2021-04-01 20:03:24-22:00:00 ITV3 702 48 89 840 5.5%
2 Midsomer Murders2021-04-03 21:00:56-22:58:56 ITV3 658 45 55 758 6.5%
3 Endeavour2021-03-31 20:03:47-21:59:57 ITV3 561 48 140 749 4.6%
4 Midsomer Murders2021-03-30 20:02:51-21:59:36 ITV3 588 21 138 747 5.1%
5 FILM: Carry On Screaming (1966)2021-04-02 20:01:05-21:55:37 ITV3 459 42 0 500 3.0%
6 Kate: The Making Of A Modern Queen2021-04-04 20:00:22-20:59:20 ITV3 383 22 91 496 3.4%
7 Agatha Christie's Poirot2021-04-03 18:48:30-20:56:47 ITV3 405 39 1 444 3.0%
8 FILM: Carry On Behind (1975)2021-04-02 18:16:09-19:56:45 ITV3 347 43 10 401 3.2%
9 Law & Order: UK2021-04-01 22:04:38-23:00:16 ITV3 298 9 92 400 4.1%
10 FILM: Carry On Screaming (1966)2021-04-04 10:56:58-12:50:00 ITV3 337 30 0 367 7.2%
11 Joanna Lumley's India2021-04-04 21:00:16-22:00:28 ITV3 325 13 27 364 2.6%
12 FILM: Carry On Cleo (1964)2021-04-03 16:58:49-18:42:43 ITV3 343 17 0 361 3.6%
13 FILM: Carry On Abroad (1972)2021-04-04 18:17:24-19:56:17 ITV3 334 14 7 355 3.3%
14 FILM: Carry On Cruising (1962)2021-04-02 16:30:44-18:10:40 ITV3 337 1 0 338 4.1%
15 FILM: Carry On Doctor (1968)2021-04-03 15:01:41-16:54:38 ITV3 324 13 1 338 5.6%
16 FILM: Carry On Girls (1973)2021-04-03 13:18:36-14:56:42 ITV3 309 22 5 336 5.7%
17 Law & Order: UK2021-03-31 22:04:32-23:00:04 ITV3 221 25 84 331 3.2%
18 FILM: Carry On Matron (1972)2021-04-04 16:34:29-18:11:54 ITV3 319 2 4 324 4.0%
19 Agatha Christie's Marple2021-04-01 18:03:10-20:02:29 ITV3 275 17 27 319 3.0%
20 FILM: Carry On Again Doctor (1969)2021-04-04 12:54:39-14:33:34 ITV3 264 30 5 299 5.1%
21 FILM: Carry On... Follow That Camel (1967)2021-04-04 14:39:32-16:28:59 ITV3 296 0 0 296 4.4%
22 Classic Coronation Street2021-03-30 15:21:38-15:49:38 ITV3 154 81 57 293 6.4%
23 Classic Coronation Street2021-03-30 14:49:54-15:17:39 ITV3 149 76 67 292 7.7%
24 Classic Coronation Street2021-03-31 15:21:59-15:50:23 ITV3 146 91 50 287 6.1%
25 FILM: Carry On Matron (1972)2021-04-02 14:43:30-16:24:45 ITV3 281 1 3 285 4.3%
26 FILM: Carry On Doctor (1968)2021-04-02 12:46:02-14:38:49 ITV3 257 2 10 269 5.1%
27 Classic Coronation Street2021-03-29 15:22:26-15:51:01 ITV3 147 76 45 268 5.3%
28 Agatha Christie's Marple2021-03-31 18:02:58-20:02:48 ITV3 242 5 19 266 2.7%
29 Law & Order: UK2021-03-29 22:04:55-23:00:56 ITV3 185 9 64 258 2.6%
30 Agatha Christie's Marple2021-03-29 18:03:37-20:03:11 ITV3 237 8 9 255 2.4%
31 Classic Coronation Street2021-03-31 14:50:04-15:18:00 ITV3 115 84 56 254 6.0%
32 Agatha Christie's Marple2021-03-30 18:01:51-20:01:52 ITV3 228 5 13 246 2.6%
33 Classic Coronation Street2021-04-01 15:22:49-15:50:39 ITV3 150 46 47 243 5.0%
34 Scott & Bailey2021-03-31 23:04:44-23:59:58 ITV3 181 21 40 242 4.2%
35 Agatha Christie's Poirot2021-03-29 20:04:06-22:00:17 ITV3 230 7 2 239 1.4%
36 Classic Coronation Street2021-03-29 14:50:03-15:18:27 ITV3 124 81 27 232 5.3%
37 Law & Order: UK2021-04-02 22:00:23-23:00:03 ITV3 118 5 105 228 2.1%
38 Inspector Morse2021-04-01 15:52:37-18:02:14 ITV3 181 30 13 224 3.3%
39 Law & Order: UK2021-03-30 22:04:35-23:00:07 ITV3 153 2 69 223 2.6%
40 FILM: Carry On Loving (1971)2021-04-03 11:24:22-13:12:56 ITV3 213 1 5 219 4.0%
41 Classic Coronation Street2021-04-01 14:50:03-15:18:50 ITV3 128 56 32 216 4.9%
42 FILM: Carry On Cruising (1962)2021-04-04 09:09:44-10:51:19 ITV3 198 10 0 207 5.0%
43 Scott & Bailey2021-04-01 23:04:55-24:01:01 ITV3 156 18 32 206 3.8%
44 Inspector Morse2021-03-31 15:52:22-18:02:03 ITV3 158 28 8 194 3.1%
45 Endeavour2021-04-03 23:04:35-24:58:25 ITV3 142 11 35 187 4.2%
46 Inspector Morse2021-03-30 15:51:37-18:00:45 ITV3 159 24 1 183 3.1%
47 Heartbeat2021-03-29 12:40:52-13:40:32 ITV3 128 51 3 182 4.9%
48 Inspector Morse2021-03-29 15:53:00-18:02:42 ITV3 147 30 2 179 2.7%
49 Classic Emmerdale2021-03-29 14:17:53-14:46:04 ITV3 110 34 28 172 4.2%
50 Scott & Bailey2021-03-30 23:04:46-24:01:05 ITV3 119 10 42 171 3.5%
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