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 Pembrokeshire Murders2021-01-13 21:00:25-22:01:05 ITV1 1,916 731 989 3,636 41.9%
2 The Pembrokeshire Murders2021-01-11 21:00:00-22:00:42 ITV1 1,931 593 1,100 3,623 40.9%
3 The Pembrokeshire Murders2021-01-12 21:00:00-22:00:19 ITV1 1,805 526 1,080 3,411 34.9%
4 Finding Alice2021-01-17 21:00:50-21:59:50 ITV1 1,627 358 681 2,665 36.8%
5 The Masked Singer2021-01-16 19:01:44-20:28:25 ITV1 1,579 551 303 2,433 35.9%
6 Coronation Street2021-01-15 19:31:31-20:28:52 ITV1 1,661 437 221 2,318 36.5%
7 Coronation Street2021-01-11 19:30:33-19:56:37 ITV1 1,585 542 175 2,302 36.2%
8 Coronation Street2021-01-11 20:29:03-20:55:36 ITV1 1,588 486 222 2,296 32.3%
9 Bradley & Barney Walsh: Breaking Dad2021-01-11 20:00:04-20:26:15 ITV1 1,481 362 348 2,190 32.6%
10 The Pembrokeshire Murders: Catching The Gameshow Killer2021-01-14 21:01:50-22:00:07 ITV1 1,081 374 733 2,188 30.7%
11 Coronation Street2021-01-13 19:31:36-19:57:44 ITV1 1,502 466 221 2,188 33.1%
12 Emmerdale2021-01-14 19:00:35-19:26:43 ITV1 1,626 405 144 2,175 38.5%
13 Emmerdale2021-01-12 18:59:10-19:25:36 ITV1 1,554 344 142 2,039 34.1%
14 Coronation Street2021-01-13 20:29:53-20:56:17 ITV1 1,321 390 305 2,016 31.2%
15 Emmerdale2021-01-13 19:00:18-19:26:51 ITV1 1,583 333 91 2,007 34.8%
16 Emmerdale2021-01-14 20:00:29-20:26:39 ITV1 1,429 406 171 2,006 28.8%
17 Emmerdale2021-01-15 18:59:55-19:26:32 ITV1 1,538 347 118 2,003 38.1%
18 The Chase2021-01-14 17:00:03-17:55:51 ITV1 1,817 148 20 1,984 46.1%
19 Emmerdale2021-01-11 19:00:00-19:25:22 ITV1 1,467 411 89 1,968 36.8%
20 The Chase2021-01-13 17:00:11-17:55:51 ITV1 1,751 127 13 1,891 46.3%
21 The Chase2021-01-12 17:00:02-17:55:51 ITV1 1,723 136 10 1,870 43.7%
22 The Chase2021-01-15 16:59:57-17:55:41 ITV1 1,683 121 39 1,843 45.6%
23 Celebrity Catchphrase2021-01-16 18:00:25-18:59:03 ITV1 1,510 218 28 1,755 29.1%
24 The Chase2021-01-11 16:59:58-17:55:51 ITV1 1,549 137 14 1,700 42.9%
25 Dancing On Ice2021-01-17 18:01:20-19:54:34 ITV1 1,155 418 98 1,671 28.5%
26 Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?2021-01-17 19:59:00-20:58:18 ITV1 1,257 264 147 1,668 27.3%
27 Live Super Sunday2021-01-17 16:00:06-18:59:11 Sky Sports Main Event 1,348 243 0 1,591 26.8%
28 ITV News Weekday Teatime2021-01-14 18:30:00-18:54:12 ITV1 1,492 97 0 1,589 38.6%
29 ITV News Weekday Teatime2021-01-13 18:30:00-18:53:54 ITV1 1,434 150 0 1,583 39.0%
30 ITV News Weekday Teatime2021-01-15 18:30:00-18:53:32 ITV1 1,494 88 0 1,582 38.8%
31 The Voice2021-01-16 20:32:30-21:59:59 ITV1 1,177 256 147 1,580 25.4%
32 ITV News Weekday Teatime2021-01-11 18:30:00-18:53:34 ITV1 1,480 95 0 1,575 40.1%
33 ITV News Weekday Teatime2021-01-12 18:30:00-18:52:44 ITV1 1,437 108 0 1,545 36.1%
34 Grand Designs2021-01-13 21:00:59-22:00:09 CH4 848 215 443 1,507 17.5%
35 Cornwall And Devon Walks With Julia Bradbury2021-01-13 20:02:18-20:26:17 ITV1 1,124 91 103 1,317 21.9%
36 ITV News At Ten2021-01-13 22:03:45-22:33:44 ITV1 1,114 150 0 1,264 29.6%
37 Tipping Point2021-01-12 15:58:54-16:55:52 ITV1 1,187 50 6 1,243 36.7%
38 Tipping Point2021-01-14 15:58:34-16:55:53 ITV1 1,174 44 14 1,232 35.4%
39 ITV News At Ten2021-01-12 22:04:25-22:34:24 ITV1 1,148 72 0 1,220 24.7%
40 ITV News At Ten2021-01-11 22:03:20-22:33:19 ITV1 1,120 93 1 1,214 27.0%
41 Tipping Point2021-01-11 15:58:44-16:55:42 ITV1 1,138 59 11 1,208 35.8%
42 FILM: The Equalizer 2 (2018)2021-01-16 21:00:59-23:14:21 CH4 975 86 138 1,199 22.0%
43 The Martin Lewis Money Show Live2021-01-14 20:31:45-20:57:59 ITV1 972 132 83 1,186 17.8%
44 Tipping Point2021-01-13 15:58:34-16:56:03 ITV1 1,072 62 12 1,146 36.7%
45 Tipping Point2021-01-15 15:58:38-16:55:44 ITV1 1,087 39 11 1,136 33.9%
46 ITV News Weekend Teatime2021-01-16 17:30:55-17:45:54 ITV1 1,044 47 0 1,091 21.5%
47 Tonight2021-01-14 19:31:23-19:55:29 ITV1 931 107 20 1,057 19.6%
48 ITV News2021-01-17 22:00:10-22:13:09 ITV1 936 112 5 1,053 22.2%
49 FILM: Indiana Jones And The Last Crusade (1989)2021-01-16 18:32:10-20:59:01 CH4 905 69 52 1,025 15.9%
50 The Great Pottery Throw Down2021-01-17 19:47:54-20:59:36 CH4 479 243 272 993 16.7%
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