Top programmes report

week 2, January 11 - 17

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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’ 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 Rescue Squad2021-01-15 21:00:18-22:00:01 W 112 25 0 136 1.1%
2 999 Rescue Squad2021-01-17 19:02:40-20:02:50 W 55 56 4 115 0.8%
3 Inside The Ambulance2021-01-14 19:59:34-21:00:41 W 103 4 0 107 0.7%
4 Doctor Who2021-01-17 14:00:52-15:29:20 W 85 18 4 107 1.3%
5 One Born Every Minute2021-01-12 22:01:20-23:02:19 W 84 0 18 102 1.0%
6 Inside The Operating Theatre2021-01-17 20:02:50-21:02:30 W 48 37 16 101 0.7%
7 One Born Every Minute2021-01-15 22:00:01-23:01:50 W 45 26 19 90 1.0%
8 The Bill2021-01-16 10:00:33-11:00:29 W 53 30 0 83 1.7%
9 Inside The Ambulance2021-01-16 19:02:30-20:02:34 W 71 11 0 82 0.5%
10 Tipping Point2021-01-11 14:01:02-15:00:04 W 61 11 7 79 1.3%
11 999 Rescue Squad2021-01-14 21:00:41-21:59:35 W 79 0 0 79 0.5%
12 One Born Every Minute2021-01-14 21:59:35-23:00:49 W 68 0 10 78 0.9%
13 Inside The Ambulance2021-01-15 11:59:14-12:59:25 W 59 15 4 78 1.6%
14 Inside The Ambulance2021-01-13 13:00:40-13:59:53 W 56 1 21 77 1.5%
15 Doctor Who2021-01-17 12:59:07-14:00:52 W 65 9 2 76 1.0%
16 Inside The Ambulance2021-01-15 12:59:25-14:00:26 W 50 7 19 75 1.4%
17 Louis Theroux: Mothers On The Edge2021-01-16 22:02:01-23:21:19 W 36 14 24 74 0.7%
18 Inside The Ambulance2021-01-17 17:01:09-18:02:22 W 71 3 0 74 0.5%
19 Tipping Point2021-01-13 18:01:45-19:02:42 W 71 1 0 72 0.7%
20 The Bill2021-01-14 10:00:45-11:00:08 W 70 0 0 70 1.7%
21 Doctor Who2021-01-17 15:29:20-17:01:09 W 63 6 0 69 0.7%
22 Tipping Point2021-01-15 18:02:18-19:02:46 W 68 0 0 68 0.7%
23 Inside The Ambulance2021-01-13 12:00:46-13:00:40 W 47 20 0 67 1.5%
24 Inside The Ambulance2021-01-16 17:01:31-18:02:07 W 53 6 6 65 0.6%
25 My Dream Home2021-01-11 16:00:01-17:00:36 W 38 26 0 64 0.8%
26 Inside The Ambulance2021-01-11 13:01:24-14:01:02 W 37 26 0 62 1.3%
27 999 Rescue Squad2021-01-17 18:02:22-19:02:40 W 56 3 2 62 0.4%
28 Tipping Point2021-01-12 18:01:29-19:02:55 W 60 0 0 60 0.6%
29 The Bill2021-01-12 10:00:28-11:00:09 W 60 0 0 60 1.7%
30 Inside The Vets2021-01-13 11:01:54-12:00:46 W 50 8 0 58 1.4%
31 Tipping Point2021-01-14 18:02:28-19:02:54 W 58 0 0 58 0.6%
32 Inside The Ambulance2021-01-15 23:01:50-24:01:46 W 44 6 7 57 0.9%
33 The Bill2021-01-13 10:00:34-11:01:54 W 50 6 0 56 1.5%
34 Tipping Point2021-01-12 13:59:28-15:00:14 W 41 14 0 55 1.0%
35 Inside The Ambulance2021-01-15 20:00:12-21:00:18 W 55 0 0 55 0.4%
36 Doctor Who2021-01-17 11:59:54-12:59:07 W 48 0 7 55 1.0%
37 Inside The Ambulance2021-01-12 20:00:18-21:00:32 W 47 8 0 55 0.4%
38 Tipping Point2021-01-11 15:00:04-16:00:01 W 50 5 0 54 0.8%
39 Tipping Point2021-01-16 12:59:45-14:00:04 W 53 0 0 53 0.8%
40 Tipping Point2021-01-11 18:00:57-19:01:59 W 52 0 0 52 0.5%
41 My Dream Home2021-01-15 17:02:08-18:02:18 W 46 3 3 52 0.5%
42 Inside The Vets2021-01-15 11:00:21-11:59:14 W 52 0 0 52 1.3%
43 Inside The Ambulance2021-01-11 23:00:28-23:59:51 W 38 6 8 51 0.8%
44 999 Rescue Squad2021-01-13 24:01:42-25:01:32 W 14 0 37 51 1.3%
45 999 Rescue Squad2021-01-16 21:01:28-22:02:01 W 42 9 0 51 0.3%
46 Tipping Point2021-01-14 09:00:40-10:00:45 W 50 1 0 51 1.5%
47 Inside The Ambulance2021-01-14 12:59:13-14:00:25 W 33 5 13 51 1.0%
48 999 Rescue Squad2021-01-13 21:00:52-21:59:52 W 41 0 9 50 0.2%
49 Tipping Point2021-01-13 09:00:53-10:00:34 W 50 0 0 50 1.6%
50 The Shift: Women On The Force2021-01-16 20:02:34-21:01:28 W 41 8 0 50 0.3%
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