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: Magnum Force (1973)2019-09-05 22:04:21-23:33:06 ITV4 364 18 32 414 5.7%
2 Film: Magnum Force (1973)2019-09-05 21:04:31-21:59:53 ITV4 327 15 10 352 2.3%
3 Cycling: La Vuelta A Espana Highlights2019-09-06 19:00:00-19:59:48 ITV4 139 101 40 280 2.1%
4 Film: The World Is Not Enough2019-09-03 22:06:02-23:36:32 ITV4 232 8 20 260 3.7%
5 Fishing Allstars2019-09-05 20:00:57-21:00:49 ITV4 134 45 77 255 2.0%
6 Film: Magnum Force (1973)2019-09-08 22:04:57-23:33:22 ITV4 226 22 0 247 3.5%
7 Film: The World Is Not Enough2019-09-03 21:04:29-22:01:34 ITV4 225 1 20 246 1.7%
8 Film: The World Is Not Enough2019-09-06 21:04:41-22:01:26 ITV4 229 2 5 237 1.7%
9 Cycling: La Vuelta A Espana Highlights2019-09-08 19:00:12-19:59:20 ITV4 103 58 66 227 2.0%
10 Film: Magnum Force (1973)2019-09-08 21:04:27-22:00:29 ITV4 197 24 0 221 1.4%
11 Cycling: La Vuelta A Espana Highlights2019-09-05 19:00:00-19:59:48 ITV4 130 46 44 219 2.0%
12 Film: The World Is Not Enough2019-09-06 22:05:54-23:36:04 ITV4 215 3 0 218 2.8%
13 Cycling: La Vuelta A Espana Highlights2019-09-03 19:00:00-19:59:48 ITV4 114 41 60 215 1.9%
14 Cycling: La Vuelta A Espana Highlights2019-09-04 19:00:00-19:59:08 ITV4 99 74 33 206 1.5%
15 Fishing Allstars2019-09-06 20:00:54-21:00:22 ITV4 93 27 73 193 1.4%
16 Film: Tomorrow Never Dies (1997)2019-09-02 22:04:19-23:05:19 ITV4 181 0 4 186 2.2%
17 Cycling: La Vuelta A Espana Highlights2019-09-07 19:00:00-19:59:48 ITV4 81 48 48 177 1.9%
18 Film: The Specialist (1994)2019-09-07 22:10:18-23:12:38 ITV4 147 9 2 158 1.7%
19 Film: The Specialist (1994)2019-09-04 23:10:59-24:13:39 ITV4 139 2 12 152 3.5%
20 Film: Chisum2019-09-07 17:49:59-18:55:48 ITV4 141 8 0 149 1.5%
21 Film: The Specialist (1994)2019-09-04 22:04:47-23:06:31 ITV4 141 3 4 149 1.8%
22 Cycling: Tour Of Britain Highlights2019-09-08 20:01:05-21:00:53 ITV4 117 4 21 143 1.2%
23 Film: Tomorrow Never Dies (1997)2019-09-02 23:09:47-24:22:21 ITV4 134 3 4 141 3.5%
24 Itv Racing: The Opening Show2019-09-07 09:15:00-10:14:48 ITV4 122 12 0 134 4.0%
25 Made In Britain2019-09-03 20:00:54-21:00:20 ITV4 124 0 7 131 0.7%
26 Benidorm2019-09-02 21:00:09-22:00:43 ITV4 110 0 15 125 0.7%
27 Speed Freaks2019-09-02 19:59:35-20:58:55 ITV4 78 2 42 122 0.9%
28 Film:Blade Trinity (2004)2019-09-07 23:16:47-24:23:19 ITV4 103 2 16 120 2.5%
29 Film: The Specialist (1994)2019-09-07 21:04:26-22:05:50 ITV4 104 7 7 118 0.9%
30 Film: Chisum2019-09-07 16:44:51-17:45:51 ITV4 109 1 0 111 1.3%
31 Cycling: Tour Of Britain Highlights2019-09-07 20:01:04-21:00:52 ITV4 74 29 1 103 0.9%
32 The Professionals2019-09-03 16:46:50-17:47:20 ITV4 96 1 0 97 1.3%
33 Minder2019-09-04 15:47:01-16:50:12 ITV4 90 0 6 96 1.6%
34 The Sweeney2019-09-03 17:53:29-18:56:15 ITV4 93 0 0 93 1.1%
35 Minder2019-09-03 15:40:27-16:44:12 ITV4 73 3 14 90 1.6%
36 Film:Blade Trinity (2004)2019-09-07 24:29:17-25:27:23 ITV4 67 2 19 88 3.0%
37 Minder2019-09-02 15:39:51-16:43:57 ITV4 80 1 6 87 1.5%
38 Lethal Weapon2019-09-05 23:37:40-24:32:35 ITV4 66 2 18 86 2.5%
39 The Professionals2019-09-05 16:47:29-17:48:10 ITV4 75 8 1 83 1.2%
40 Silverstone Classic2019-09-02 18:58:35-19:58:47 ITV4 82 1 0 83 0.6%
41 The Sweeney2019-09-05 17:53:31-18:57:44 ITV4 76 2 0 78 0.9%
42 Cycling: Tour Of Britain Live2019-09-08 10:43:40-15:35:11 ITV4 74 0 3 78 1.4%
43 River Monsters2019-09-07 16:12:49-16:39:53 ITV4 74 0 3 78 1.2%
44 Kojak2019-09-04 13:37:36-14:40:51 ITV4 64 12 0 77 1.8%
45 The Sweeney2019-09-06 17:53:33-18:57:03 ITV4 75 1 0 76 0.8%
46 Cycling: Tour Of Britain Live2019-09-07 10:15:25-15:50:42 ITV4 60 13 2 75 1.4%
47 Film: Scre4m (2011)2019-09-08 23:37:22-24:37:03 ITV4 47 27 1 75 2.0%
48 The Professionals2019-09-06 16:46:56-17:47:51 ITV4 66 0 6 72 1.0%
49 The Chase: Celebrity Specials2019-09-04 20:00:14-21:00:45 ITV4 70 0 1 71 0.5%
50 Kojak2019-09-06 13:35:55-14:37:02 ITV4 48 13 9 70 1.5%
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