Top programmes report

week 47, November 18 - 24

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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 Vera2019-11-22 21:03:30-23:00:20 ITV3 551 15 76 641 4.1%
2 Vera2019-11-18 21:01:49-22:59:37 ITV3 444 14 60 518 2.9%
3 Doc Martin2019-11-20 20:00:13-21:01:03 ITV3 484 4 18 506 3.6%
4 Poirot2019-11-18 18:55:13-19:59:17 ITV3 433 27 17 477 3.5%
5 Doc Martin2019-11-18 20:00:13-21:00:58 ITV3 413 6 34 453 3.3%
6 Doc Martin2019-11-22 20:02:54-21:02:41 ITV3 434 5 13 452 3.2%
7 Coronation Street2019-11-22 14:51:30-15:20:36 ITV3 298 90 53 441 8.3%
8 Poirot2019-11-22 18:57:43-20:01:58 ITV3 396 10 35 441 3.4%
9 Coronation Street2019-11-22 15:24:35-15:53:51 ITV3 311 77 47 435 7.3%
10 Doc Martin2019-11-19 20:03:08-21:02:49 ITV3 405 3 26 433 2.5%
11 Vera2019-11-19 21:03:40-22:59:40 ITV3 387 8 33 428 2.8%
12 Vera2019-11-20 21:01:53-22:59:43 ITV3 394 8 23 426 3.0%
13 Poirot2019-11-20 18:54:59-19:59:18 ITV3 387 5 24 416 3.1%
14 Poirot2019-11-19 18:58:33-20:02:12 ITV3 381 10 22 413 3.0%
15 A Touch Of Frost2019-11-24 19:00:13-21:01:05 ITV3 346 32 19 396 3.2%
16 Vera2019-11-21 21:01:39-22:59:21 ITV3 333 5 59 396 2.4%
17 Doc Martin2019-11-21 20:00:27-21:00:48 ITV3 377 3 11 391 2.8%
18 Poirot2019-11-21 18:55:55-19:59:31 ITV3 346 11 28 384 3.5%
19 Coronation Street2019-11-19 15:23:50-15:52:47 ITV3 272 73 23 369 7.0%
20 Coronation Street2019-11-19 14:51:20-15:19:09 ITV3 261 67 24 352 7.6%
21 Coronation Street2019-11-21 15:24:03-15:52:33 ITV3 212 123 14 349 6.3%
22 Coronation Street2019-11-18 15:24:01-15:53:12 ITV3 221 78 41 341 6.3%
23 Coronation Street2019-11-20 15:24:38-15:52:42 ITV3 196 68 47 310 6.0%
24 Heartbeat2019-11-19 17:56:10-18:55:44 ITV3 295 0 10 305 3.3%
25 A Touch Of Frost2019-11-24 16:57:03-18:59:17 ITV3 290 13 0 304 2.7%
26 Coronation Street2019-11-21 14:51:18-15:20:04 ITV3 185 107 11 302 6.1%
27 Heartbeat2019-11-20 17:53:33-18:52:31 ITV3 293 3 0 296 3.2%
28 Agatha Christie's Marple2019-11-24 21:01:56-22:59:31 ITV3 276 7 11 294 1.8%
29 Coronation Street2019-11-18 14:50:46-15:20:03 ITV3 166 90 33 289 6.1%
30 Inspector Morse: The Remorseful Day2019-11-24 13:38:21-15:50:32 ITV3 218 37 25 280 3.9%
31 Heartbeat2019-11-22 17:56:14-18:55:14 ITV3 264 8 8 279 3.0%
32 Poirot2019-11-24 15:51:28-16:56:07 ITV3 254 4 16 274 2.8%
33 Emmerdale2019-11-22 14:17:14-14:46:29 ITV3 221 25 28 274 5.4%
34 Heartbeat2019-11-21 17:54:31-18:53:26 ITV3 257 7 8 273 3.0%
35 Coronation Street2019-11-20 14:51:22-15:20:40 ITV3 172 71 27 270 6.0%
36 Poirot2019-11-19 15:55:58-17:55:04 ITV3 204 13 28 244 3.3%
37 Heartbeat2019-11-24 08:37:35-09:38:21 ITV3 207 30 5 241 7.9%
38 Heartbeat2019-11-18 17:53:32-18:52:44 ITV3 218 13 0 231 2.5%
39 Poirot2019-11-18 15:55:12-17:52:26 ITV3 187 9 28 223 2.9%
40 Vera2019-11-24 23:04:30-24:56:41 ITV3 171 3 35 209 4.7%
41 Emmerdale2019-11-19 14:16:59-14:46:09 ITV3 188 10 7 205 4.5%
42 Innocent2019-11-20 23:04:42-24:01:15 ITV3 153 8 38 199 3.9%
43 Lewis2019-11-22 15:55:50-17:55:18 ITV3 182 3 12 197 2.5%
44 Innocent2019-11-18 23:04:36-24:01:28 ITV3 146 9 38 193 3.9%
45 Heartbeat2019-11-22 12:40:52-13:40:32 ITV3 154 18 16 188 3.9%
46 Poirot2019-11-20 15:54:50-17:48:25 ITV3 149 5 26 179 2.5%
47 Emmerdale2019-11-22 13:43:32-14:12:13 ITV3 131 11 29 171 3.2%
48 On The Buses2019-11-19 09:30:44-10:00:10 ITV3 158 8 0 166 6.4%
49 Innocent2019-11-21 23:04:30-24:01:21 ITV3 132 0 28 161 3.4%
50 On The Buses2019-11-18 09:33:00-10:01:08 ITV3 151 7 0 159 5.9%
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