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 FBI2021-10-14 21:00:48-21:56:57 Sky Witness 45 149 529 724 5.1%
2 FBI: Most Wanted2021-10-14 22:00:37-22:56:44 Sky Witness 65 32 352 449 6.0%
3 The Resident2021-10-15 21:00:47-21:57:24 Sky Witness 5 39 367 411 3.0%
4 New Amsterdam2021-10-13 21:00:42-21:57:10 Sky Witness 13 40 299 352 2.5%
5 For Life2021-10-11 21:00:48-21:57:17 Sky Witness 14 29 90 133 0.9%
6 The Resident2021-10-17 19:00:40-19:57:17 Sky Witness 33 6 65 104 1.1%
7 Nothing To Declare2021-10-13 19:30:37-19:57:44 Sky Witness 86 12 0 98 0.8%
8 Nothing To Declare2021-10-16 18:00:28-18:27:52 Sky Witness 91 0 0 91 1.1%
9 Nothing To Declare2021-10-14 19:00:36-19:26:18 Sky Witness 90 0 0 90 0.8%
10 Nothing To Declare2021-10-14 19:30:35-19:57:41 Sky Witness 89 0 0 89 0.8%
11 Nothing To Declare2021-10-17 18:30:32-18:57:42 Sky Witness 79 1 0 80 0.8%
12 Nothing To Declare2021-10-17 18:00:32-18:26:25 Sky Witness 74 1 0 74 0.8%
13 Nothing To Declare2021-10-16 18:30:49-18:57:46 Sky Witness 74 0 0 74 0.8%
14 Blue Bloods2021-10-16 19:00:33-19:56:59 Sky Witness 66 0 7 73 0.9%
15 Nothing To Declare2021-10-13 19:00:32-19:27:40 Sky Witness 67 5 0 73 0.6%
16 Nothing To Declare2021-10-16 17:30:41-17:56:31 Sky Witness 70 0 0 70 1.0%
17 Border Patrol2021-10-17 09:30:44-09:56:28 Sky Witness 68 2 0 70 2.6%
18 FBI2021-10-16 21:00:43-21:57:02 Sky Witness 26 17 24 67 0.6%
19 Nothing To Declare2021-10-13 18:30:38-18:57:45 Sky Witness 61 2 0 63 0.8%
20 FILM: Departure (2015)2021-10-12 21:00:41-21:56:59 Sky Witness 36 10 14 60 0.4%
21 Border Patrol2021-10-15 08:00:27-08:26:29 Sky Witness 54 5 0 59 3.1%
22 Send In The Dogs UK2021-10-16 12:00:38-12:58:03 Sky Witness 48 8 0 56 1.2%
23 Blue Bloods2021-10-15 13:00:35-13:56:51 Sky Witness 36 4 15 55 1.6%
24 Blue Bloods2021-10-11 14:00:37-14:56:40 Sky Witness 42 8 4 53 1.5%
25 FBI: Most Wanted2021-10-16 22:00:42-22:56:49 Sky Witness 12 17 23 52 0.6%
26 Nothing To Declare2021-10-17 08:30:33-08:56:28 Sky Witness 52 0 0 52 3.0%
27 Border Patrol2021-10-12 08:00:33-08:26:36 Sky Witness 47 5 0 52 2.6%
28 UK Border Force2021-10-17 13:00:42-13:57:40 Sky Witness 51 0 0 51 1.0%
29 Border Patrol2021-10-17 09:00:45-09:26:26 Sky Witness 50 0 0 50 2.3%
30 Nothing To Declare2021-10-15 19:30:25-19:57:48 Sky Witness 49 0 0 49 0.4%
31 Nothing To Declare2021-10-11 19:00:40-19:26:38 Sky Witness 41 4 3 48 0.4%
32 Blue Bloods2021-10-12 14:00:29-14:56:14 Sky Witness 38 10 0 48 1.3%
33 Departure2021-10-12 22:00:38-22:57:21 Sky Witness 20 2 25 47 0.6%
34 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit2021-10-16 25:00:41-25:52:36 Sky Witness 19 13 15 47 2.7%
35 Customs UK2021-10-16 13:00:31-13:27:44 Sky Witness 46 0 0 46 0.9%
36 Blue Bloods2021-10-16 20:00:38-20:57:03 Sky Witness 33 7 5 45 0.5%
37 Border Patrol2021-10-16 09:00:29-09:26:27 Sky Witness 37 0 8 45 2.1%
38 Blue Bloods2021-10-12 13:00:33-13:56:11 Sky Witness 35 8 1 44 1.3%
39 Nothing To Declare2021-10-15 07:30:34-07:57:20 Sky Witness 44 0 0 44 2.6%
40 Blue Bloods2021-10-13 13:00:31-13:56:38 Sky Witness 32 11 0 43 1.4%
41 Nothing To Declare2021-10-17 17:00:36-17:26:18 Sky Witness 43 0 0 43 0.5%
42 Blue Bloods2021-10-15 14:00:28-14:56:28 Sky Witness 37 5 0 43 1.1%
43 Brit Cops: Rapid Response2021-10-13 29:01:45-29:53:27 Sky Witness 43 0 0 43 8.2%
44 Blue Bloods2021-10-11 13:00:34-13:56:29 Sky Witness 32 7 3 43 1.3%
45 Blue Bloods2021-10-13 14:00:36-14:56:40 Sky Witness 33 9 0 42 1.2%
46 Nothing To Declare2021-10-14 18:00:38-18:27:40 Sky Witness 40 0 0 40 0.6%
47 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit2021-10-17 22:00:41-22:56:44 Sky Witness 39 0 1 40 0.5%
48 Nothing To Declare2021-10-17 08:00:18-08:26:45 Sky Witness 40 0 0 40 2.8%
49 Nothing To Declare2021-10-17 16:00:36-16:27:38 Sky Witness 37 2 0 39 0.6%
50 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit2021-10-16 24:00:35-24:56:44 Sky Witness 16 13 10 39 1.3%
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