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 Live The Ashes 4Th Test2019-09-07 10:00:00-18:23:21 Sky Sports Main Event 259 37 0 297 4.9%
2 Live Rugby Intl: Eng V Ita2019-09-06 18:59:00-22:20:16 Sky Sports Main Event 187 57 1 245 1.9%
3 Live The Ashes 4Th Test2019-09-05 10:00:00-19:00:43 Sky Sports Main Event 225 17 0 242 5.0%
4 Live The Ashes 4Th Test2019-09-06 10:00:00-18:38:51 Sky Sports Main Event 180 18 1 199 4.2%
5 Live The Ashes 4Th Test2019-09-04 10:00:00-17:11:31 Sky Sports Main Event 157 12 0 169 4.1%
6 Live Euro Qualifiers: Roi V Sui2019-09-05 19:30:00-22:24:59 Sky Sports Main Event 145 6 0 151 1.2%
7 Live T20 Blast Quarter Final2019-09-04 18:45:15-21:57:24 Sky Sports Main Event 125 18 0 143 1.0%
8 Live T20 Blast Quarter Final2019-09-07 19:10:58-22:12:12 Sky Sports Main Event 67 11 0 78 0.7%
9 Sky Sports Tonight2019-09-03 19:00:15-19:56:28 Sky Sports Main Event 58 0 0 58 0.5%
10 Ben Stokes: My Summer So Far2019-09-03 20:00:15-20:27:05 Sky Sports Main Event 49 0 0 49 0.3%
11 Sky Sports Tonight2019-09-03 20:31:01-20:56:28 Sky Sports Main Event 35 2 0 37 0.2%
12 Sky Sports Tonight2019-09-03 21:00:15-21:56:28 Sky Sports Main Event 32 1 0 33 0.2%
13 Sky Sports News2019-09-02 14:00:00-14:56:13 Sky Sports Main Event 31 1 0 32 0.7%
14 Fight Night: Lomachenko V Campbell2019-09-06 22:25:02-24:20:28 Sky Sports Main Event 18 9 2 29 0.5%
15 Sky Sports News2019-09-03 13:00:00-13:56:13 Sky Sports Main Event 27 0 0 27 0.7%
16 Sky Sports News2019-09-03 11:00:00-11:25:43 Sky Sports Main Event 26 0 0 26 0.8%
17 Sky Sports News2019-09-03 14:00:00-14:56:13 Sky Sports Main Event 23 0 0 23 0.5%
18 Sky Sports News2019-09-03 12:00:00-12:56:13 Sky Sports Main Event 21 0 0 21 0.6%
19 Ref Watch2019-09-02 11:31:08-11:55:43 Sky Sports Main Event 20 0 0 20 0.7%
20 Sky Sports News2019-09-03 15:00:00-15:25:43 Sky Sports Main Event 19 0 0 19 0.4%
21 Good Morning Sports Fans2019-09-05 09:00:10-09:56:33 Sky Sports Main Event 19 0 0 19 0.7%
22 Football Centre2019-09-02 11:00:00-11:26:51 Sky Sports Main Event 17 0 0 17 0.6%
23 Live Test: West Indies V India 2Nd Test2019-09-02 15:30:00-19:31:13 Sky Sports Main Event 15 3 0 17 0.2%
24 Fight Night: Lomachenko V Campbell2019-09-07 22:15:27-24:12:53 Sky Sports Main Event 17 0 0 17 0.2%
25 Sky Sports News2019-09-03 16:00:00-16:56:13 Sky Sports Main Event 17 0 0 17 0.3%
26 Sky Sports News2019-09-02 15:00:00-15:25:43 Sky Sports Main Event 16 0 0 16 0.3%
27 Sky Sports News2019-09-02 12:00:00-12:56:13 Sky Sports Main Event 15 0 0 15 0.5%
28 Sky Sports News At 52019-09-03 17:00:15-17:56:28 Sky Sports Main Event 15 0 0 15 0.2%
29 Live Caribbean Premier League2019-09-05 22:30:10-24:24:53 Sky Sports Main Event 14 0 0 15 0.3%
30 The Debate - Live2019-09-04 22:02:30-22:59:17 Sky Sports Main Event 8 6 0 14 0.2%
31 Good Morning Sports Fans2019-09-05 08:00:10-08:56:33 Sky Sports Main Event 13 0 0 14 0.5%
32 Sky Sports News At 62019-09-03 18:00:15-18:56:29 Sky Sports Main Event 13 0 0 13 0.2%
33 Good Morning Sports Fans2019-09-02 08:00:10-08:56:33 Sky Sports Main Event 13 0 0 13 0.5%
34 Sportswomen2019-09-03 11:30:00-11:55:43 Sky Sports Main Event 13 0 0 13 0.4%
35 Sky Sports News2019-09-02 13:00:00-13:56:13 Sky Sports Main Event 12 0 0 12 0.3%
36 Sky Sports News At Ten2019-09-03 22:00:15-22:56:28 Sky Sports Main Event 10 1 0 11 0.1%
37 Sky Sports News2019-09-04 23:02:48-23:27:19 Sky Sports Main Event 7 4 0 11 0.2%
38 Football Centre2019-09-02 10:00:10-10:56:33 Sky Sports Main Event 10 0 0 10 0.3%
39 Sky Sports News2019-09-05 29:00:00-29:59:59 Sky Sports Main Event 9 0 0 9 1.6%
40 Total Goals2019-09-07 09:00:10-09:56:33 Sky Sports Main Event 9 0 0 9 0.3%
41 Sky Sports News2019-09-06 29:06:55-29:59:59 Sky Sports Main Event 8 0 0 9 1.7%
42 Sky Sports News2019-09-03 10:00:10-10:56:33 Sky Sports Main Event 7 0 0 7 0.2%
43 Sky Sports News2019-09-02 23:00:15-23:57:58 Sky Sports Main Event 6 0 0 6 0.1%
44 Good Morning Sports Fans Bitesize2019-09-03 06:28:23-06:57:33 Sky Sports Main Event 6 0 0 6 0.4%
45 Sky Sports News2019-09-03 15:30:00-15:55:43 Sky Sports Main Event 6 0 0 6 0.1%
46 Good Morning Sports Fans2019-09-06 09:00:10-09:56:34 Sky Sports Main Event 6 0 0 6 0.2%
47 Good Morning Sports Fans2019-09-02 09:00:10-09:56:33 Sky Sports Main Event 6 0 0 6 0.2%
48 Gmsf: Live From Old Trafford2019-09-04 08:00:10-08:56:33 Sky Sports Main Event 5 0 0 5 0.2%
49 Gmsf: Live From Old Trafford2019-09-04 09:00:10-09:56:33 Sky Sports Main Event 5 0 0 5 0.2%
50 Good Morning Sports Fans Bitesize2019-09-06 06:00:10-06:28:36 Sky Sports Main Event 5 0 0 5 0.5%
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