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 Darts: Players Championship Live2019-11-24 18:59:30-22:55:20 ITV4 509 11 13 533 3.6%
2 Darts: Players Championship Live2019-11-24 12:43:30-16:55:15 ITV4 398 7 7 412 5.4%
3 Darts: Players Championship Live2019-11-23 19:00:00-22:54:56 ITV4 351 7 7 366 3.1%
4 Junk And Disorderly2019-11-18 20:00:41-21:00:12 ITV4 162 34 115 311 2.3%
5 Darts: Players Championship Live2019-11-23 12:43:30-17:26:15 ITV4 282 15 0 298 3.8%
6 Darts: Players Championship Live2019-11-22 19:00:00-23:55:17 ITV4 273 8 6 288 2.2%
7 Film: Payback (1999)2019-11-19 22:04:20-23:04:07 ITV4 251 8 12 270 2.6%
8 Film: Payback (1999)2019-11-19 21:03:35-21:59:52 ITV4 240 6 10 256 1.3%
9 Itv Racing: The Opening Show2019-11-23 09:30:00-10:29:48 ITV4 205 13 0 219 5.2%
10 The Chase: Celebrity Specials2019-11-21 19:59:21-21:00:07 ITV4 178 4 23 205 1.5%
11 Darts: Players Championship Live2019-11-22 12:43:30-17:20:35 ITV4 173 21 3 196 3.3%
12 The Chase: Celebrity Specials2019-11-20 18:58:46-20:00:06 ITV4 165 2 26 193 1.5%
13 The Professionals2019-11-21 16:52:32-17:51:53 ITV4 163 20 0 183 2.1%
14 Film: Lethal Weapon 4 (1997)2019-11-21 23:08:54-24:27:38 ITV4 167 5 0 172 4.2%
15 Made In Britain2019-11-20 20:01:04-21:00:44 ITV4 141 25 3 168 1.2%
16 Film: The Enforcer (1976)2019-11-18 21:04:50-22:00:17 ITV4 129 14 23 166 0.7%
17 Film: The Enforcer (1976)2019-11-18 22:04:45-23:02:19 ITV4 147 0 19 166 1.4%
18 Film: Lethal Weapon 4 (1997)2019-11-21 22:03:51-23:04:26 ITV4 157 5 0 161 1.5%
19 Film: Ronin (1998)2019-11-20 21:04:24-22:04:04 ITV4 148 7 1 156 0.8%
20 The Professionals2019-11-18 16:53:09-17:52:23 ITV4 140 9 0 149 1.7%
21 The Professionals2019-11-19 16:54:08-17:52:58 ITV4 137 10 0 146 1.7%
22 The Chase2019-11-21 18:59:20-19:58:26 ITV4 116 0 22 138 1.2%
23 The Chase2019-11-19 19:00:45-19:59:46 ITV4 117 5 15 136 1.0%
24 The Chase: Celebrity Specials2019-11-18 18:58:48-19:59:44 ITV4 105 16 11 132 1.0%
25 The Car Chasers2019-11-24 18:02:08-18:58:30 ITV4 127 0 0 127 1.2%
26 Minder2019-11-18 15:49:05-16:51:00 ITV4 118 4 3 125 2.0%
27 Fishing Allstars2019-11-19 20:00:42-20:59:56 ITV4 100 9 12 121 0.7%
28 Minder2019-11-21 15:47:53-16:50:24 ITV4 91 24 6 121 1.9%
29 The Sweeney2019-11-21 17:54:32-18:57:11 ITV4 116 0 4 120 1.3%
30 Film: Ronin (1998)2019-11-20 22:08:32-23:23:56 ITV4 106 5 8 119 1.5%
31 Minder2019-11-19 15:48:35-16:51:59 ITV4 92 6 21 119 1.9%
32 Junk And Disorderly2019-11-21 21:01:07-22:00:18 ITV4 88 1 26 115 0.6%
33 Junk And Disorderly2019-11-23 18:00:09-18:59:00 ITV4 109 0 6 115 1.0%
34 The Sweeney2019-11-18 17:54:32-18:56:39 ITV4 110 1 2 113 1.2%
35 Monster Carp2019-11-24 17:00:25-18:01:12 ITV4 103 0 0 103 0.9%
36 Monster Carp2019-11-23 08:24:10-09:24:57 ITV4 54 2 47 102 3.6%
37 Minder2019-11-20 15:45:53-16:48:27 ITV4 79 14 3 96 1.6%
38 Film: Goodfellas (1991)2019-11-24 23:00:24-24:08:15 ITV4 93 0 2 95 1.7%
39 Film: The Departed (2006)2019-11-23 23:00:00-23:58:18 ITV4 95 1 0 95 1.5%
40 The Sweeney2019-11-19 17:55:10-18:58:04 ITV4 87 7 0 93 1.0%
41 Film: The Departed (2006)2019-11-20 23:29:45-24:37:28 ITV4 61 9 23 93 2.5%
42 Film: Goodfellas (1991)2019-11-24 24:13:43-25:46:57 ITV4 86 0 7 93 3.8%
43 The Professionals2019-11-20 16:50:57-17:51:33 ITV4 72 15 1 88 1.1%
44 All Elite Wrestling: Dynamite2019-11-22 24:00:11-26:08:42 ITV4 22 10 54 86 3.3%
45 The Sweeney2019-11-20 17:53:42-18:56:37 ITV4 76 4 2 82 0.9%
46 Film: The Departed (2006)2019-11-20 24:43:26-26:23:07 ITV4 42 7 32 80 4.7%
47 The Saint2019-11-21 12:34:27-13:35:29 ITV4 74 0 6 80 2.2%
48 Film: Columbo2019-11-23 10:40:23-12:42:08 ITV4 73 0 5 78 1.5%
49 The Sweeney2019-11-22 17:55:56-18:57:45 ITV4 74 0 0 74 0.8%
50 Fishing Allstars2019-11-23 17:28:04-17:55:10 ITV4 68 0 0 68 0.6%
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