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 2,836 193 0 3,030 40.2%
2 The Larkins2021-10-17 19:59:28-20:58:24 ITV 1,342 344 382 2,067 36.9%
3 Coronation Street2021-10-13 19:31:29-19:58:04 ITV 1,401 360 132 1,893 36.8%
4 Angela Black2021-10-17 21:02:31-22:02:12 ITV 956 377 497 1,829 31.7%
5 Emmerdale2021-10-14 19:02:38-19:29:13 ITV 1,397 303 110 1,810 37.9%
6 Emmerdale2021-10-13 19:00:30-19:27:02 ITV 1,416 299 47 1,762 37.2%
7 Coronation Street2021-10-13 20:29:08-20:55:42 ITV 1,249 281 232 1,762 33.3%
8 Coronation Street2021-10-15 19:31:41-19:58:04 ITV 1,185 332 238 1,754 35.1%
9 Emmerdale2021-10-15 19:00:39-19:27:02 ITV 1,249 349 145 1,743 36.5%
10 Emmerdale2021-10-14 20:00:58-20:27:29 ITV 1,189 292 189 1,670 30.3%
11 Coronation Street2021-10-11 19:31:54-19:57:44 ITV 1,198 358 98 1,654 32.7%
12 Emmerdale2021-10-11 19:00:27-19:27:01 ITV 1,307 274 67 1,649 36.7%
13 Coronation Street2021-10-11 20:30:06-20:56:17 ITV 1,214 293 122 1,629 27.4%
14 All Creatures Great And Small2021-10-14 21:02:10-21:59:11 Channel 5 801 227 589 1,617 25.6%
15 Coronation Street2021-10-15 20:30:47-20:57:21 ITV 1,081 263 269 1,613 30.0%
16 Emmerdale2021-10-12 18:43:35-19:09:50 ITV 1,164 340 72 1,576 39.4%
17 Hollington Drive2021-10-13 21:00:09-21:58:58 ITV 754 261 390 1,405 22.4%
18 Grantchester2021-10-15 21:01:44-22:00:38 ITV 789 242 357 1,388 24.4%
19 The Chase2021-10-13 16:59:54-17:55:51 ITV 1,246 64 13 1,323 43.7%
20 ITV News Weekday Teatime2021-10-14 18:30:00-18:56:12 ITV 1,247 55 0 1,302 38.8%
21 ITV News Weekday Teatime2021-10-13 18:30:00-18:54:02 ITV 1,246 20 1 1,267 36.9%
22 ITV News Weekday Teatime2021-10-12 18:15:00-18:37:32 ITV 1,203 57 0 1,260 39.9%
23 Heathrow: Britain's Busiest Airport2021-10-13 20:02:20-20:25:31 ITV 1,084 114 62 1,260 25.8%
24 The Chase2021-10-12 16:59:41-17:55:51 ITV 1,148 90 16 1,254 42.9%
25 ITV News Weekday Teatime2021-10-15 18:30:00-18:54:17 ITV 1,172 53 0 1,225 37.0%
26 The Chase2021-10-14 16:59:57-17:55:51 ITV 1,078 93 19 1,189 39.9%
27 ITV News Weekday Teatime2021-10-11 18:30:00-18:54:02 ITV 1,111 72 0 1,183 35.3%
28 Our Yorkshire Farm2021-10-12 21:02:30-21:59:30 Channel 5 676 139 327 1,142 14.9%
29 The Martin Lewis Money Show Live2021-10-14 20:31:45-20:57:59 ITV 872 112 125 1,108 21.5%
30 The Chase2021-10-11 17:00:17-17:55:51 ITV 988 84 18 1,091 38.6%
31 The Chase2021-10-15 16:59:52-17:55:41 ITV 1,009 76 5 1,090 38.6%
32 Beat The Chasers2021-10-16 20:33:23-21:33:47 ITV 795 124 121 1,041 22.7%
33 ITV News Weekend Teatime2021-10-17 18:31:10-18:46:09 ITV 995 30 0 1,025 20.8%
34 Family Fortunes2021-10-17 18:59:00-19:55:38 ITV 821 145 55 1,021 24.3%
35 Code Of A Killer2021-10-11 21:00:32-22:20:36 ITV 812 73 103 988 16.4%
36 Tonight2021-10-14 19:33:44-19:57:42 ITV 888 33 11 932 20.0%
37 Madame Blanc2021-10-16 21:00:52-21:57:33 Channel 5 494 126 280 900 17.6%
38 ITV News At Ten2021-10-12 22:02:50-22:32:49 ITV 809 65 0 875 23.2%
39 Celebrity Catchphrase2021-10-16 18:29:13-19:24:44 ITV 748 73 37 858 20.2%
40 Alexander Armstrong In Iceland2021-10-13 21:02:20-21:59:40 Channel 5 562 44 207 813 12.9%
41 Beyond The Line: North Wales Traffic Cops (HTC 2021)2021-10-11 20:02:16-20:26:07 ITV 716 38 21 776 14.9%
42 The Cube2021-10-16 19:29:26-20:28:47 ITV 569 107 83 759 20.2%
43 The Motorway Cops: Fast & Furious2021-10-11 20:01:40-20:58:04 Channel 5 536 68 119 723 12.9%
44 Super Sunday2021-10-17 16:00:39-18:51:28 Sky Sports Main Event 639 79 0 718 16.9%
45 ITV News Weekend Teatime2021-10-16 18:00:10-18:15:09 ITV 653 51 0 704 19.0%
46 Tipping Point2021-10-13 15:59:00-16:55:42 ITV 645 46 2 693 30.5%
47 Tipping Point2021-10-15 15:58:41-16:55:41 ITV 612 42 7 661 30.5%
48 The Chase2021-10-17 17:33:31-18:29:31 ITV 614 18 18 650 15.0%
49 ITV News At Ten2021-10-11 22:21:10-22:51:09 ITV 606 41 0 648 17.7%
50 Tipping Point2021-10-11 15:59:09-16:56:07 ITV 577 54 4 636 30.2%
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