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 The Great British Bake Off2019-09-03 19:59:03-21:13:24 CH4 1,409 796 926 3,131 40.0%
2 A Confession2019-09-02 21:00:00-21:58:06 ITV1 1,420 335 833 2,588 34.7%
3 Britain's Got Talent: The Champions2019-09-07 20:33:30-22:27:06 ITV1 1,507 439 378 2,324 41.4%
4 Coronation Street2019-09-02 19:31:32-19:57:14 ITV1 1,577 416 197 2,190 40.0%
5 Coronation Street2019-09-02 20:29:00-20:55:30 ITV1 1,644 329 208 2,181 34.4%
6 Emmerdale2019-09-02 19:00:10-19:26:09 ITV1 1,606 405 125 2,136 41.0%
7 Euro 2020 Qualifier Live2019-09-07 16:28:30-19:13:10 ITV1 1,990 104 19 2,112 45.2%
8 Coronation Street2019-09-04 19:32:01-19:58:04 ITV1 1,552 371 149 2,072 36.5%
9 Emmerdale2019-09-03 19:00:24-19:26:51 ITV1 1,527 356 135 2,018 38.3%
10 Coronation Street2019-09-06 20:33:21-20:59:56 ITV1 1,408 262 272 1,942 30.1%
11 Coronation Street2019-09-06 19:32:11-19:58:55 ITV1 1,392 286 264 1,941 33.2%
12 Coronation Street2019-09-04 20:29:48-20:56:14 ITV1 1,366 305 243 1,914 30.9%
13 Emmerdale2019-09-06 19:00:24-19:27:01 ITV1 1,454 300 159 1,912 35.7%
14 Emmerdale2019-09-04 19:00:54-19:27:00 ITV1 1,399 407 102 1,908 33.6%
15 Emmerdale2019-09-05 20:00:00-20:26:33 ITV1 1,355 347 206 1,907 31.6%
16 Emmerdale2019-09-05 19:02:04-19:28:13 ITV1 1,299 389 170 1,858 33.7%
17 Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?2019-09-08 19:59:03-20:58:24 ITV1 1,195 153 109 1,457 25.9%
18 Itv News2019-09-02 18:30:00-18:51:59 ITV1 1,387 51 0 1,438 39.1%
19 Billy Connolly's Great American Trail2019-09-05 21:02:02-22:00:26 ITV1 1,131 60 196 1,388 20.0%
20 Itv News2019-09-03 18:30:00-18:54:22 ITV1 1,255 55 0 1,310 36.8%
21 Itv News2019-09-04 18:30:00-18:54:22 ITV1 1,242 65 0 1,307 34.7%
22 The Chase2019-09-03 17:00:07-17:55:41 ITV1 1,169 93 19 1,281 43.6%
23 The Best Little Prison In Britain?2019-09-04 20:02:24-20:25:39 ITV1 1,109 54 87 1,250 23.0%
24 The Chase2019-09-02 16:59:41-17:55:41 ITV1 1,151 57 37 1,245 40.1%
25 Itv News2019-09-06 18:30:00-18:54:22 ITV1 1,218 22 1 1,241 30.5%
26 The Chase2019-09-06 16:59:41-17:55:41 ITV1 1,124 58 16 1,198 35.8%
27 Fighter Pilot: The Real Top Gun2019-09-03 21:01:36-21:59:26 ITV1 812 109 239 1,160 17.5%
28 The Chase2019-09-04 17:00:00-17:55:41 ITV1 1,032 86 23 1,141 36.3%
29 Grand Designs2019-09-04 21:01:19-22:00:31 CH4 792 100 248 1,139 15.4%
30 Deep Water2019-09-04 21:00:28-21:59:39 ITV1 716 133 285 1,134 15.2%
31 Itv News2019-09-05 18:30:00-18:55:32 ITV1 1,066 64 0 1,130 29.9%
32 Sanditon2019-09-08 21:02:22-22:00:48 ITV1 807 94 223 1,124 17.5%
33 Catchphrase Celebrity Specials2019-09-07 19:34:12-20:29:24 ITV1 973 86 48 1,107 24.5%
34 The Chase2019-09-05 17:00:09-17:55:41 ITV1 991 77 21 1,089 36.8%
35 F1: Italian Gp Highlights2019-09-08 18:59:00-20:57:04 CH4 836 149 91 1,075 19.7%
36 Ainsley's Caribbean Kitchen2019-09-02 20:03:04-20:26:39 ITV1 938 18 22 977 18.6%
37 Love Your Garden2019-09-03 19:59:43-20:59:10 ITV1 796 71 92 958 12.6%
38 Itv News2019-09-08 17:30:15-17:44:19 ITV1 902 8 0 910 21.3%
39 Tipping Point Lucky Stars2019-09-08 18:00:24-18:54:49 ITV1 837 48 17 901 19.9%
40 Itv News2019-09-07 22:32:00-22:44:59 ITV1 802 68 2 872 22.2%
41 8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown2019-09-06 21:00:48-21:59:56 CH4 673 86 95 854 13.3%
42 Lethal Weapon2019-09-06 21:04:55-21:58:12 ITV1 501 98 251 850 12.9%
43 Treasure Island With Bear Grylls2019-09-08 21:00:56-22:00:08 CH4 512 95 236 844 13.1%
44 Itv News At Ten2019-09-05 22:01:10-22:31:09 ITV1 803 22 8 833 19.8%
45 Save Money: Good Health2019-09-03 19:31:32-19:54:52 ITV1 727 71 28 826 18.4%
46 Itv News At Ten2019-09-02 22:02:30-22:32:29 ITV1 738 74 10 821 20.0%
47 5 Gold Rings2019-09-08 18:58:00-19:54:52 ITV1 737 62 20 818 15.6%
48 The World's Most Expensive Cruise Ship2019-09-06 21:02:42-22:00:04 Channel 5 627 74 116 816 12.5%
49 Tonight2019-09-05 19:32:54-19:56:52 ITV1 743 35 15 793 17.7%
50 Traffic Cops2019-09-02 20:01:52-20:59:05 Channel 5 628 77 80 785 13.6%
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