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 377 260 313 950 66.6%
2 Britain's Got Talent: The Champions2019-09-07 20:33:30-22:27:06 ITV1 292 118 116 526 54.8%
3 Euro 2020 Qualifier Live2019-09-07 16:28:30-19:13:10 ITV1 302 32 0 334 49.9%
4 Coronation Street2019-09-04 19:32:01-19:58:04 ITV1 185 67 4 257 35.4%
5 Coronation Street2019-09-02 19:31:32-19:57:14 ITV1 148 76 30 253 39.4%
6 Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?2019-09-08 19:59:03-20:58:24 ITV1 202 17 33 251 27.0%
7 Taskmaster2019-09-04 21:01:06-22:01:18 Dave 75 49 125 249 24.3%
8 8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown2019-09-06 21:00:48-21:59:56 CH4 165 37 34 235 26.9%
9 Emmerdale2019-09-02 19:00:10-19:26:09 ITV1 150 58 27 235 35.6%
10 Coronation Street2019-09-02 20:29:00-20:55:30 ITV1 148 54 24 226 33.4%
11 Treasure Island With Bear Grylls2019-09-08 21:00:56-22:00:08 CH4 109 29 81 220 21.4%
12 Coronation Street2019-09-06 19:32:11-19:58:55 ITV1 119 55 43 217 31.8%
13 Coronation Street2019-09-04 20:29:48-20:56:14 ITV1 128 29 48 205 27.8%
14 The Best Little Prison In Britain?2019-09-04 20:02:24-20:25:39 ITV1 166 12 26 204 29.9%
15 Coronation Street2019-09-06 20:33:21-20:59:56 ITV1 130 28 46 204 27.0%
16 Emmerdale2019-09-06 19:00:24-19:27:01 ITV1 140 35 20 194 29.7%
17 A Confession2019-09-02 21:00:00-21:58:06 ITV1 47 40 102 189 26.9%
18 Catchphrase Celebrity Specials2019-09-07 19:34:12-20:29:24 ITV1 165 7 15 187 27.1%
19 Sink Or Swim For Su2c2019-09-03 21:18:14-22:14:41 CH4 120 28 34 182 22.5%
20 Emmerdale2019-09-05 20:00:00-20:26:33 ITV1 94 51 30 175 25.5%
21 Emmerdale2019-09-03 19:00:24-19:26:51 ITV1 104 62 9 175 24.8%
22 Emmerdale2019-09-04 19:00:54-19:27:00 ITV1 91 69 13 173 22.8%
23 A League Of Their Own2019-09-05 21:00:09-21:57:25 Sky 1 10 14 130 154 16.2%
24 Emmerdale2019-09-05 19:02:04-19:28:13 ITV1 49 74 30 153 21.7%
25 Itv News2019-09-07 22:32:00-22:44:59 ITV1 142 3 0 146 26.6%
26 Grand Designs2019-09-04 21:01:19-22:00:31 CH4 101 21 21 144 14.5%
27 Naked Attraction2019-09-04 22:03:06-23:01:22 CH4 42 15 81 139 22.6%
28 Hollyoaks2019-09-03 18:59:16-19:27:08 E4 26 46 67 138 19.8%
29 Hollyoaks2019-09-06 18:59:02-19:27:00 E4 16 55 61 132 20.0%
30 Hollyoaks2019-09-05 18:59:07-19:27:19 E4 13 37 82 131 19.1%
31 Hollyoaks2019-09-04 18:59:28-19:27:33 E4 20 76 27 123 16.8%
32 Billy Connolly's Great American Trail2019-09-05 21:02:02-22:00:26 ITV1 114 4 4 122 13.1%
33 The Simpsons2019-09-02 18:01:21-18:25:07 CH4 122 0 0 122 34.2%
34 Hollyoaks2019-09-02 18:59:18-19:27:10 E4 36 40 46 122 18.7%
35 Film: Pirates Of The Caribbean: Dead Man2019-09-08 17:55:09-19:25:55 ITV2 107 12 0 119 16.3%
36 Live Italian Grand Prix2019-09-08 14:04:55-16:15:18 Sky Sports F1 48 69 1 118 21.4%
37 First Dates Hotel2019-09-05 21:01:21-22:00:50 CH4 67 7 43 117 12.6%
38 The Simpsons2019-09-03 18:00:49-18:26:15 CH4 110 7 0 117 29.0%
39 Itv News2019-09-02 18:30:00-18:51:59 ITV1 117 0 0 117 29.2%
40 The Chase2019-09-06 16:59:41-17:55:41 ITV1 113 2 2 116 31.5%
41 Itv News2019-09-06 18:30:00-18:54:22 ITV1 114 1 0 115 20.7%
42 Traffic Cops2019-09-02 20:01:52-20:59:05 Channel 5 69 20 24 113 17.2%
43 The Great British Bake Off: Extra Slice2019-09-06 19:59:02-20:58:08 CH4 53 22 37 112 16.7%
44 Film: Holmes & Watson (2018)2019-09-06 12:02:00-13:28:15 Sky Cinema Premiere (Total) 0 23 86 109 32.1%
45 Hollyoaks2019-09-02 18:30:00-18:57:19 CH4 39 12 58 108 26.3%
46 5 Gold Rings2019-09-08 18:58:00-19:54:52 ITV1 94 10 0 104 12.4%
47 Ainsley's Caribbean Kitchen2019-09-02 20:03:04-20:26:39 ITV1 98 6 0 103 15.8%
48 Film: Pirates Of The Caribbean: At World2019-09-08 19:29:28-20:27:01 ITV2 86 16 0 101 11.1%
49 Fighter Pilot: The Real Top Gun2019-09-03 21:01:36-21:59:26 ITV1 67 18 16 101 10.3%
50 American Dad! (Series 7)2019-09-04 23:31:53-23:57:42 ITV2 78 0 23 101 28.6%
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