Top programmes report

week 2, January 11 - 17

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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 The Masked Singer2021-01-16 19:01:44-20:28:25 ITV1 485 197 207 889 63.1%
2 Dancing On Ice2021-01-17 18:01:20-19:54:34 ITV1 218 96 67 380 34.2%
3 The Voice2021-01-16 20:32:30-21:59:59 ITV1 279 45 34 358 47.1%
4 Celebrity Catchphrase2021-01-16 18:00:25-18:59:03 ITV1 271 41 4 316 36.3%
5 Junior Bake Off2021-01-11 16:59:37-17:57:49 CH4 71 54 133 259 43.5%
6 Junior Bake Off2021-01-13 17:00:32-17:58:11 CH4 84 64 87 235 40.4%
7 FILM: Ferdinand (Film) (2017)2021-01-17 16:15:12-18:15:45 CH4 137 31 44 212 20.9%
8 Coronation Street2021-01-11 19:30:33-19:56:37 ITV1 156 33 18 208 29.7%
9 Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?2021-01-17 19:59:00-20:58:18 ITV1 137 41 31 208 29.8%
10 Coronation Street2021-01-15 19:31:31-20:28:52 ITV1 151 25 24 200 28.1%
11 Bradley & Barney Walsh: Breaking Dad2021-01-11 20:00:04-20:26:15 ITV1 157 23 15 195 29.0%
12 ITV News Weekday Teatime2021-01-13 18:30:00-18:53:54 ITV1 195 0 0 195 44.0%
13 Junior Bake Off2021-01-15 17:00:28-17:58:08 CH4 53 60 63 175 29.3%
14 ITV News Weekday Teatime2021-01-11 18:30:00-18:53:34 ITV1 169 4 0 173 32.6%
15 Live Super Sunday2021-01-17 16:00:06-18:59:11 Sky Sports Main Event 98 74 0 172 16.8%
16 FILM: Shrek 2 (2004)2021-01-17 18:06:49-18:49:13 ITV2 127 9 32 168 13.3%
17 Emmerdale2021-01-15 18:59:55-19:26:32 ITV1 113 25 30 167 27.2%
18 Emmerdale2021-01-11 19:00:00-19:25:22 ITV1 128 13 25 166 24.8%
19 Junior Bake Off2021-01-14 17:00:32-17:58:08 CH4 46 42 73 161 28.6%
20 Junior Bake Off2021-01-12 17:00:04-17:57:37 CH4 56 41 64 161 29.8%
21 The Chase2021-01-13 17:00:11-17:55:51 ITV1 151 1 1 153 27.7%
22 Emmerdale2021-01-12 18:59:10-19:25:36 ITV1 109 13 27 149 21.0%
23 FILM: Turbo (2012)2021-01-16 15:09:45-16:06:04 ITV2 44 2 101 148 23.7%
24 ITV News Weekday Teatime2021-01-12 18:30:00-18:52:44 ITV1 134 10 0 144 24.9%
25 FILM: Turbo (2012)2021-01-16 16:12:03-16:59:04 ITV2 64 2 75 142 22.6%
26 Coronation Street2021-01-11 20:29:03-20:55:36 ITV1 91 22 28 141 20.2%
27 ITV News Weekday Teatime2021-01-15 18:30:00-18:53:32 ITV1 132 7 0 139 23.1%
28 The Chase2021-01-12 17:00:02-17:55:51 ITV1 132 6 0 138 26.2%
29 Coronation Street2021-01-13 19:31:36-19:57:44 ITV1 97 19 21 137 20.7%
30 The Simpsons2021-01-13 18:02:43-18:27:36 CH4 132 0 0 132 25.1%
31 Emmerdale2021-01-13 19:00:18-19:26:51 ITV1 105 6 21 131 21.3%
32 FILM: Indiana Jones And The Last Crusade (1989)2021-01-16 18:32:10-20:59:01 CH4 107 9 11 127 10.7%
33 PAW Patrol2021-01-14 08:18:12-08:29:53 Channel 5 116 8 0 124 52.7%
34 PAW Patrol2021-01-13 08:18:51-08:29:44 Channel 5 118 2 0 121 51.1%
35 FILM: Hotel Transylvania 2 (2015)2021-01-17 14:41:50-16:19:22 ITV1 72 20 28 120 17.9%
36 ITV News Weekday Teatime2021-01-14 18:30:00-18:54:12 ITV1 106 11 0 117 23.4%
37 The Simpsons2021-01-11 18:02:09-18:26:59 CH4 111 2 3 117 20.5%
38 Tipping Point2021-01-12 15:58:54-16:55:52 ITV1 73 2 38 113 32.0%
39 The Chase2021-01-15 16:59:57-17:55:41 ITV1 101 10 0 111 19.4%
40 The Chase2021-01-14 17:00:03-17:55:51 ITV1 100 11 0 111 20.1%
41 The Simpsons2021-01-12 18:02:17-18:27:11 CH4 105 5 0 111 19.7%
42 The Adventures Of Paddington2021-01-14 08:02:45-08:13:44 Channel 5 100 10 0 110 52.1%
43 Grand Designs2021-01-13 21:00:59-22:00:09 CH4 79 3 28 110 29.4%
44 Ricky Zoom2021-01-15 08:34:55-08:46:42 Channel 5 106 0 0 106 42.1%
45 The Great Pottery Throw Down2021-01-17 19:47:54-20:59:36 CH4 62 7 38 106 14.4%
46 Finding Alice2021-01-17 21:00:50-21:59:50 ITV1 81 20 0 101 24.5%
47 FILM: Rise Of The Guardians (2012)2021-01-17 14:16:29-16:11:59 CH4 79 2 17 98 14.9%
48 PAW Patrol2021-01-15 08:18:26-08:30:07 Channel 5 97 0 0 97 48.6%
49 PAW Patrol2021-01-12 08:18:13-08:29:54 Channel 5 97 0 0 97 43.8%
50 ITV News2021-01-16 22:40:00-22:52:59 ITV1 86 10 0 96 28.5%
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