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 Super Sunday2021-10-17 16:00:39-18:51:28 Sky Sports Main Event 918 108 0 1,027 11.7%
2 Premier League2021-10-16 17:00:00-19:26:09 Sky Sports Main Event 469 76 0 546 6.8%
3 Super Sunday2021-10-17 13:56:09-15:55:36 Sky Sports Main Event 460 59 0 519 8.3%
4 World Cup 2022 Qualifiers2021-10-12 19:00:00-22:16:13 Sky Sports Main Event 246 86 0 332 2.2%
5 World Cup 2022 Qualifiers2021-10-11 19:00:00-22:12:07 Sky Sports Main Event 224 33 0 257 2.1%
6 English Football League (EFL)2021-10-15 19:33:28-22:50:45 Sky Sports Main Event 157 8 0 166 1.4%
7 English Football League (EFL)2021-10-17 11:30:00-13:52:12 Sky Sports Main Event 144 20 0 164 3.4%
8 Fight Night2021-10-16 19:32:00-22:19:51 Sky Sports Main Event 135 20 2 156 1.6%
9 English Football League (EFL)2021-10-16 12:00:00-14:56:19 Sky Sports Main Event 106 11 0 117 2.3%
10 Indian Premier League2021-10-15 15:00:00-19:19:03 Sky Sports Main Event 77 5 0 82 1.3%
11 Indian Premier League2021-10-13 15:00:01-19:14:01 Sky Sports Main Event 56 2 0 58 1.0%
12 Indian Premier League2021-10-11 15:00:00-18:50:03 Sky Sports Main Event 45 9 0 54 1.0%
13 NFL2021-10-17 18:55:44-21:00:25 Sky Sports Main Event 51 1 0 52 0.5%
14 Super Sunday2021-10-17 10:00:15-11:26:56 Sky Sports Main Event 39 0 0 39 1.0%
15 Blood, Sweat & Tears: Herring V Stevenson2021-10-16 22:24:27-22:51:06 Sky Sports Main Event 39 0 0 39 0.5%
16 Sky Sports News2021-10-12 18:00:15-18:55:28 Sky Sports Main Event 34 1 1 35 0.5%
17 European Tour Golf2021-10-16 15:00:31-16:57:09 Sky Sports Main Event 14 20 0 35 0.6%
18 Sky Sports News2021-10-12 11:00:15-11:55:28 Sky Sports Main Event 31 0 0 31 1.2%
19 Sky Sports News2021-10-11 22:16:52-22:55:28 Sky Sports Main Event 30 0 0 30 0.4%
20 Sky Sports News2021-10-13 11:00:15-11:55:28 Sky Sports Main Event 30 0 0 30 1.2%
21 PGA Tour Golf2021-10-14 22:04:53-24:27:50 Sky Sports Main Event 30 0 0 30 0.6%
22 Sky Sports News2021-10-13 19:18:50-19:55:28 Sky Sports Main Event 27 0 0 27 0.2%
23 NFL2021-10-17 21:01:36-24:16:45 Sky Sports Main Event 25 1 0 26 0.3%
24 Sky Sports News2021-10-11 12:00:15-12:55:28 Sky Sports Main Event 25 0 1 26 0.9%
25 Sky Sports News2021-10-12 17:00:15-17:55:28 Sky Sports Main Event 20 3 0 22 0.3%
26 Sky Sports News2021-10-13 21:00:15-21:55:28 Sky Sports Main Event 12 8 0 20 0.1%
27 Sky Sports News2021-10-12 10:00:15-10:55:28 Sky Sports Main Event 18 0 0 18 0.7%
28 Women's Big Bash League Cricket2021-10-16 09:04:50-11:55:55 Sky Sports Main Event 12 6 0 18 0.6%
29 PGA Tour Golf2021-10-15 22:53:31-25:09:42 Sky Sports Main Event 15 2 0 18 0.5%
30 Sky Sports News2021-10-13 12:00:15-12:55:28 Sky Sports Main Event 17 0 0 17 0.6%
31 World Cup 2022 Qualifiers2021-10-12 14:59:55-16:55:05 Sky Sports Main Event 14 3 0 17 0.4%
32 Sky Sports News2021-10-12 22:22:46-22:55:28 Sky Sports Main Event 16 0 0 17 0.2%
33 Sky Sports News2021-10-13 14:00:15-14:55:28 Sky Sports Main Event 16 0 0 16 0.5%
34 Sky Sports News2021-10-11 13:00:15-13:55:28 Sky Sports Main Event 15 1 0 16 0.5%
35 Sky Sports News2021-10-11 11:00:15-11:55:29 Sky Sports Main Event 16 0 0 16 0.7%
36 Sky Sports News2021-10-11 14:00:15-14:55:28 Sky Sports Main Event 16 0 0 16 0.4%
37 Sky Sports News2021-10-13 20:00:15-20:55:28 Sky Sports Main Event 12 4 0 16 0.1%
38 Sky Sports News2021-10-11 10:00:15-10:55:28 Sky Sports Main Event 16 0 0 16 0.6%
39 Sky Sports News2021-10-12 12:00:15-12:55:28 Sky Sports Main Event 15 0 0 15 0.5%
40 Golf Ladies European Tour2021-10-14 18:10:35-22:00:53 Sky Sports Main Event 14 0 0 14 0.1%
41 Good Morning Sports Fans2021-10-14 08:00:15-08:55:28 Sky Sports Main Event 14 0 0 14 0.6%
42 Sky Sports News2021-10-12 13:00:15-13:55:28 Sky Sports Main Event 14 0 0 14 0.4%
43 Sky Sports News Specials2021-10-12 07:30:15-07:55:58 Sky Sports Main Event 13 0 0 13 0.8%
44 NFL2021-10-14 24:30:05-28:22:40 Sky Sports Main Event 8 4 1 12 1.2%
45 Sky Sports News2021-10-13 22:00:15-22:55:28 Sky Sports Main Event 10 2 0 12 0.2%
46 Good Morning Sports Fans2021-10-11 09:00:15-09:55:28 Sky Sports Main Event 11 1 0 12 0.5%
47 Goals On Sunday2021-10-17 09:00:15-09:55:28 Sky Sports Main Event 12 0 0 12 0.5%
48 Sky Sports News2021-10-13 10:00:15-10:55:28 Sky Sports Main Event 11 0 0 11 0.4%
49 The Football Show2021-10-15 11:00:10-11:55:28 Sky Sports Main Event 10 0 0 10 0.3%
50 NFL2021-10-17 25:13:25-29:12:51 Sky Sports Main Event 9 1 0 9 1.0%
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