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 World Cup: Qualifiers2021-10-12 19:14:00-21:58:30 ITV 282 37 13 332 42.2%
2 Family Fortunes2021-10-17 18:59:00-19:55:38 ITV 159 17 6 182 26.7%
3 Coronation Street2021-10-15 19:31:41-19:58:04 ITV 116 8 37 161 22.1%
4 The Cube2021-10-16 19:29:26-20:28:47 ITV 137 3 4 143 26.3%
5 FILM: Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation (2018)2021-10-17 19:16:11-19:58:15 ITV2 104 2 33 139 20.7%
6 FILM: Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation (2018)2021-10-17 18:07:24-19:10:12 ITV2 97 6 32 135 21.4%
7 Coronation Street2021-10-15 20:30:47-20:57:21 ITV 88 7 35 130 26.3%
8 Emmerdale2021-10-13 19:00:30-19:27:02 ITV 110 8 11 128 19.6%
9 Beat The Chasers2021-10-16 20:33:23-21:33:47 ITV 111 7 9 127 20.3%
10 Emmerdale2021-10-14 20:00:58-20:27:29 ITV 85 26 11 123 24.8%
11 Milo2021-10-12 08:03:35-08:14:34 Channel 5 121 0 0 121 37.6%
12 Milo2021-10-11 08:03:09-08:14:07 Channel 5 117 0 0 117 38.6%
13 The Adventures Of Paddington2021-10-11 08:19:17-08:30:03 Channel 5 115 0 0 115 36.3%
14 Emmerdale2021-10-15 19:00:39-19:27:02 ITV 98 3 13 114 20.3%
15 Gus - The Itsy Bitsy Knight2021-10-17 10:59:50-11:10:55 Tiny Pop 112 0 0 112 28.2%
16 Gus - The Itsy Bitsy Knight2021-10-17 11:15:11-11:26:16 Tiny Pop 110 0 0 110 22.1%
17 Celebrity Catchphrase2021-10-16 18:29:13-19:24:44 ITV 99 10 0 109 20.9%
18 The Adventures Of Paddington2021-10-12 08:19:54-08:30:40 Channel 5 107 0 0 107 39.0%
19 ITV News Weekday Teatime2021-10-13 18:30:00-18:54:02 ITV 97 6 0 103 23.7%
20 Emmerdale2021-10-14 19:02:38-19:29:13 ITV 72 18 10 99 20.0%
21 ITV News Weekday Teatime2021-10-12 18:15:00-18:37:32 ITV 97 2 0 99 24.8%
22 The Chase2021-10-14 16:59:57-17:55:51 ITV 93 4 0 98 30.6%
23 ITV News Weekday Teatime2021-10-11 18:30:00-18:54:02 ITV 89 4 0 93 26.8%
24 ITV News At Ten2021-10-12 22:02:50-22:32:49 ITV 80 12 0 92 33.6%
25 Pikwik Pack2021-10-17 11:30:09-11:41:39 Tiny Pop 90 0 0 90 19.5%
26 Coronation Street2021-10-11 19:31:54-19:57:44 ITV 69 2 16 87 19.1%
27 Coronation Street2021-10-13 20:29:08-20:55:42 ITV 72 2 13 87 21.8%
28 The Chase2021-10-15 16:59:52-17:55:41 ITV 87 0 0 87 22.2%
29 Ricky Zoom2021-10-12 08:36:20-08:48:07 Channel 5 86 0 0 86 39.1%
30 Milo2021-10-15 08:02:40-08:13:40 Channel 5 71 15 0 85 34.1%
31 FILM: Fast & Furious 6 (2013)2021-10-17 20:03:39-21:02:13 ITV2 80 0 5 85 20.7%
32 PAW Patrol2021-10-16 08:31:06-08:42:45 Channel 5 77 0 8 85 31.9%
33 The Martin Lewis Money Show Live2021-10-14 20:31:45-20:57:59 ITV 84 0 0 84 24.2%
34 The Chase2021-10-11 17:00:17-17:55:51 ITV 74 0 10 83 33.8%
35 Coronation Street2021-10-11 20:30:06-20:56:17 ITV 64 3 16 83 17.7%
36 ITV News Weekend Teatime2021-10-17 18:31:10-18:46:09 ITV 82 0 0 82 13.5%
37 The Adventures Of Paddington2021-10-13 08:19:06-08:29:52 Channel 5 80 0 0 80 23.7%
38 Emmerdale2021-10-12 18:43:35-19:09:50 ITV 74 5 2 80 21.6%
39 PAW Patrol2021-10-16 08:14:36-08:26:16 Channel 5 72 0 8 80 39.7%
40 Gus - The Itsy Bitsy Knight2021-10-13 16:44:45-16:55:50 Tiny Pop 79 0 0 79 29.8%
41 Coronation Street2021-10-13 19:31:29-19:58:04 ITV 71 3 4 78 14.7%
42 Missing Programme2021-10-15 19:29:37-20:59:11 E4 32 9 36 78 13.4%
43 The Adventures Of Paddington2021-10-16 08:03:30-08:14:16 Channel 5 71 0 6 77 43.5%
44 ITV News Weekday Teatime2021-10-15 18:30:00-18:54:17 ITV 73 1 1 74 15.6%
45 The Chase2021-10-13 16:59:54-17:55:51 ITV 65 0 8 74 19.8%
46 Heathrow: Britain's Busiest Airport2021-10-13 20:02:20-20:25:31 ITV 63 7 3 73 14.9%
47 True And The Rainbow Kingdom2021-10-17 09:30:14-09:56:13 Tiny Pop 50 0 23 73 27.1%
48 The Larkins2021-10-17 19:59:28-20:58:24 ITV 58 6 8 72 16.6%
49 Pikwik Pack2021-10-17 16:59:54-17:11:24 Tiny Pop 69 3 0 72 11.5%
50 ITV News Weekday Teatime2021-10-14 18:30:00-18:56:12 ITV 65 7 0 71 16.0%
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