Top programmes report

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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 FILM: Quantum Of Solace (2008)2021-10-11 22:05:46-23:10:13 ITV4 397 29 11 437 5.9%
2 FILM: Quantum Of Solace (2008)2021-10-11 21:04:50-22:01:18 ITV4 372 15 11 398 2.8%
3 Darts: European Championship2021-10-17 19:00:00-22:27:32 ITV4 290 6 11 306 2.8%
4 Darts: European Championship2021-10-16 19:00:00-22:55:20 ITV4 213 12 7 233 2.5%
5 Darts: European Championship2021-10-17 12:43:30-16:55:15 ITV4 217 5 7 229 3.7%
6 Darts: European Championship2021-10-14 18:58:30-23:31:28 ITV4 208 12 6 226 2.2%
7 Darts: European Championship2021-10-15 18:58:30-23:31:28 ITV4 202 12 11 225 2.1%
8 FILM: True Grit (1969)2021-10-17 11:07:48-12:39:17 ITV4 175 3 4 182 3.9%
9 Mr Bean2021-10-11 19:57:45-20:27:17 ITV4 144 1 3 149 1.3%
10 Mr Bean2021-10-11 20:31:55-21:00:53 ITV4 137 0 0 137 1.0%
11 Darts: European Championship2021-10-16 12:43:30-16:29:19 ITV4 122 8 5 135 2.6%
12 FILM: Under Siege 2: Dark Territory (1995)2021-10-12 22:04:26-23:03:51 ITV4 118 0 11 129 1.7%
13 ITV Racing: The Opening Show2021-10-16 09:30:00-10:30:48 ITV4 117 12 0 129 4.4%
14 Minder2021-10-12 16:43:19-17:47:41 ITV4 108 0 15 123 1.9%
15 FILM: Rush Hour (1998)2021-10-12 24:08:43-25:04:47 ITV4 100 0 17 117 5.6%
16 FILM: In The Line Of Fire (1993)2021-10-16 23:01:15-24:04:15 ITV4 88 0 23 111 2.5%
17 FILM: Pitch Black (1999)2021-10-13 22:04:51-23:01:35 ITV4 106 4 1 111 1.6%
18 FILM: Rush Hour (1998)2021-10-12 23:07:30-24:02:45 ITV4 90 0 20 111 2.9%
19 FILM: Pitch Black (1999)2021-10-15 23:34:52-24:30:57 ITV4 107 0 3 110 3.2%
20 The Big Match Revisited2021-10-14 17:55:02-18:57:19 ITV4 101 4 5 109 1.5%
21 The Big Match Revisited2021-10-13 17:48:49-18:49:17 ITV4 65 2 38 105 1.5%
22 Minder2021-10-14 16:48:46-17:52:49 ITV4 86 18 0 104 1.6%
23 The Chase Celebrity Special2021-10-11 18:55:59-19:56:51 ITV4 100 4 0 104 1.0%
24 Sherlock Holmes2021-10-12 13:26:58-14:35:10 ITV4 95 0 3 98 2.8%
25 FILM: End Of Days (1999)2021-10-11 23:14:23-24:14:26 ITV4 84 11 3 97 2.7%
26 River Monsters2021-10-13 20:58:38-22:01:15 ITV4 94 0 0 94 0.7%
27 The Chase Celebrity Special2021-10-13 18:51:47-19:53:10 ITV4 81 6 2 90 0.8%
28 FILM: Under Siege 2: Dark Territory (1995)2021-10-12 21:03:40-21:59:58 ITV4 83 0 6 89 0.6%
29 ITV Football Classics2021-10-17 17:57:29-18:58:18 ITV4 82 7 0 89 0.9%
30 FILM: End Of Days (1999)2021-10-17 23:01:22-24:01:35 ITV4 83 5 0 88 2.1%
31 The Professionals2021-10-11 15:48:33-16:49:36 ITV4 81 6 0 87 1.9%
32 Dempsey And Makepeace2021-10-11 08:21:54-09:20:42 ITV4 84 3 0 87 4.3%
33 Mr Bean2021-10-12 19:57:15-20:26:45 ITV4 85 0 0 85 0.4%
34 Sherlock Holmes2021-10-11 13:39:25-14:47:00 ITV4 80 1 3 85 2.4%
35 Mr Bean2021-10-13 19:54:17-20:23:19 ITV4 77 7 0 84 0.7%
36 The Big Match Revisited2021-10-12 17:52:25-18:54:03 ITV4 77 4 3 84 1.1%
37 River Monsters2021-10-17 22:29:07-22:56:15 ITV4 81 0 0 81 1.1%
38 ITV Football Classics2021-10-16 17:58:44-18:59:00 ITV4 79 2 0 81 0.9%
39 Sherlock Holmes2021-10-15 13:28:21-14:35:32 ITV4 73 0 7 81 2.2%
40 FILM: End Of Days (1999)2021-10-17 24:06:03-25:26:45 ITV4 66 13 0 79 3.8%
41 The Big Match Revisited2021-10-15 17:55:52-18:57:20 ITV4 56 17 6 78 1.1%
42 The Chase Celebrity Special2021-10-12 18:55:00-19:56:18 ITV4 71 5 0 76 0.7%
43 FILM: End Of Days (1999)2021-10-11 24:20:24-25:35:20 ITV4 66 1 5 72 3.9%
44 Mr Bean2021-10-13 20:24:15-20:53:22 ITV4 66 6 0 71 0.6%
45 ITV Sport Stories2021-10-17 17:21:05-17:51:44 ITV4 48 22 0 69 0.8%
46 Minder2021-10-13 16:44:19-17:46:35 ITV4 55 14 0 69 1.1%
47 Dempsey And Makepeace2021-10-12 14:37:17-15:37:10 ITV4 64 0 2 66 1.7%
48 ITV Sport Stories2021-10-16 10:43:06-11:11:14 ITV4 62 0 0 62 1.8%
49 World Of Sport2021-10-17 17:00:30-17:15:20 ITV4 61 1 0 62 0.7%
50 The Professionals2021-10-14 15:42:59-16:46:18 ITV4 62 0 0 62 1.3%
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