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
1 999: On The Frontline2019-09-08 21:00:25-22:01:10 More4 427 27 119 574 3.7%
2 The World's Most Beautiful Railway2019-09-02 21:00:47-22:02:22 More4 211 19 69 298 1.8%
3 Shocking Emergency Calls2019-09-08 22:02:42-23:02:26 More4 212 0 74 286 3.5%
4 24 Hour Baby Hospital2019-09-05 21:00:16-22:00:28 More4 167 17 92 277 1.8%
5 Building The Dream2019-09-03 21:00:45-22:01:30 More4 152 24 87 263 1.8%
6 Escape To The Chateau: Diy2019-09-02 19:58:30-20:59:15 More4 221 25 17 263 2.0%
7 24 Hours In A & E2019-09-05 22:01:30-23:02:00 More4 252 0 8 260 3.1%
8 The Supervet2019-09-06 18:57:31-19:56:30 More4 231 7 7 245 1.8%
9 Escape To The Chateau: Diy2019-09-05 19:58:26-20:59:19 More4 212 2 16 230 1.8%
10 Outlander2019-09-04 21:00:42-22:15:40 More4 125 13 85 223 1.5%
11 Thou Shalt Not Kill2019-09-06 21:01:17-23:05:11 More4 121 3 100 223 2.0%
12 The Supervet2019-09-04 18:57:06-19:56:53 More4 216 1 0 218 1.6%
13 Emergency Helicopter Medics2019-09-08 20:00:03-20:58:53 More4 211 0 3 214 1.7%
14 Escape To The Chateau: Diy2019-09-06 19:57:57-20:59:45 More4 193 12 8 213 1.6%
15 Four In A Bed2019-09-08 19:28:32-19:56:47 More4 191 9 4 203 1.8%
16 24 Hours In A & E2019-09-07 22:39:24-23:41:57 More4 185 0 7 192 2.8%
17 Come Dine With Me2019-09-07 18:56:01-19:24:44 More4 177 5 9 190 2.1%
18 Four In A Bed2019-09-08 14:11:07-14:39:15 More4 153 33 0 186 2.7%
19 Come Dine With Me2019-09-08 16:52:38-17:21:21 More4 182 0 5 186 2.2%
20 The Supervet2019-09-02 18:55:56-19:57:03 More4 183 1 0 184 1.4%
21 Coastal Railways With Julie Walters2019-09-02 22:03:54-23:05:48 More4 162 0 15 176 2.1%
22 24 Hours In A & E2019-09-06 23:06:38-24:08:03 More4 164 0 9 174 3.1%
23 Four In A Bed2019-09-08 13:40:20-14:08:01 More4 155 19 0 173 2.8%
24 The Secret Life Of The Zoo2019-09-06 17:55:04-18:56:23 More4 159 14 0 172 1.8%
25 Come Dine With Me2019-09-07 18:24:39-18:52:55 More4 158 6 8 172 1.6%
26 Four In A Bed2019-09-08 18:57:30-19:25:26 More4 164 1 5 170 1.6%
27 Come Dine With Me2019-09-07 17:53:07-18:21:33 More4 156 8 1 165 1.7%
28 The Secret Life Of The Zoo2019-09-05 17:54:36-18:55:23 More4 154 5 0 159 1.9%
29 Come Dine With Me2019-09-07 19:27:50-19:56:01 More4 144 7 8 159 1.7%
30 Come Dine With Me2019-09-08 16:21:12-16:49:52 More4 147 5 5 156 2.0%
31 The Secret Life Of The Zoo2019-09-04 17:54:31-18:55:18 More4 146 10 0 155 1.8%
32 Four In A Bed2019-09-08 17:55:03-18:23:08 More4 154 1 0 155 1.5%
33 The Supervet2019-09-05 18:56:31-19:57:19 More4 140 7 7 154 1.4%
34 Escape To The Chateau: Diy2019-09-03 19:58:30-20:59:13 More4 130 0 22 152 0.8%
35 24 Hours In A & E2019-09-02 23:07:15-24:08:02 More4 130 3 15 148 3.4%
36 Four In A Bed2019-09-08 17:24:27-17:51:57 More4 142 0 2 144 1.5%
37 Four In A Bed2019-09-08 18:26:14-18:54:24 More4 142 0 0 142 1.4%
38 Four In A Bed2019-09-05 15:15:22-15:44:07 More4 116 20 0 136 3.0%
39 Come Dine With Me2019-09-08 14:42:21-15:10:19 More4 107 25 4 136 1.8%
40 999: What's Your Emergency?2019-09-08 23:04:11-24:04:29 More4 121 4 11 136 2.8%
41 8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown2019-09-05 23:03:27-24:04:00 More4 117 1 18 136 2.9%
42 My Floating Home2019-09-03 22:03:02-23:04:30 More4 112 7 17 136 1.7%
43 Four In A Bed2019-09-07 16:16:29-16:44:37 More4 121 10 2 132 2.0%
44 Four In A Bed2019-09-07 16:50:03-17:18:15 More4 113 12 7 132 1.6%
45 Four In A Bed2019-09-06 15:15:29-15:44:09 More4 101 29 0 130 2.6%
46 Come Dine With Me2019-09-08 15:15:25-15:44:07 More4 96 29 5 129 1.7%
47 24 Hours In A & E2019-09-04 22:17:12-23:18:05 More4 113 0 16 128 1.7%
48 The Supervet2019-09-03 18:56:38-19:56:58 More4 117 0 9 126 1.1%
49 Come Dine With Me2019-09-08 15:50:13-16:18:26 More4 109 12 5 126 1.7%
50 Four In A Bed2019-09-07 15:43:16-16:11:03 More4 113 10 0 123 1.8%
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