Top programmes report

week 47, November 18 - 24

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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 Inside The Operating Theatre2019-11-20 22:00:24-23:00:03 W 78 3 54 134 1.4%
2 999 Rescue Squad2019-11-19 22:01:45-23:01:16 W 46 10 76 132 1.2%
3 My Dream Home2019-11-19 19:00:18-20:00:18 W 78 13 32 123 0.9%
4 My Dream Home2019-11-22 19:00:36-19:59:34 W 61 19 38 117 0.9%
5 My Dream Home2019-11-21 19:02:10-20:02:04 W 59 17 38 114 1.0%
6 Inside The Ambulance2019-11-21 20:02:04-21:00:36 W 76 7 29 112 0.8%
7 The Catherine Tate Show2019-11-23 21:36:53-22:19:12 W 76 24 11 111 0.7%
8 The Bill2019-11-19 10:00:49-11:00:47 W 60 41 4 105 3.6%
9 999 Rescue Squad2019-11-20 20:59:58-22:00:24 W 68 26 10 104 0.5%
10 Inside The Ambulance2019-11-24 19:00:12-20:00:25 W 54 2 39 96 0.9%
11 Tipping Point2019-11-23 13:00:13-14:00:49 W 95 0 0 95 1.4%
12 999 Rescue Squad2019-11-24 20:00:25-21:00:21 W 89 5 0 94 0.7%
13 Tipping Point2019-11-23 14:00:49-15:00:53 W 89 0 0 89 1.2%
14 Inside The Ambulance2019-11-20 23:00:03-24:00:01 W 53 0 31 84 1.6%
15 My Dream Home2019-11-18 19:00:43-20:00:54 W 38 14 32 83 0.6%
16 Inside The Operating Theatre2019-11-24 21:00:21-22:00:25 W 71 7 4 81 0.4%
17 The Bill2019-11-22 09:59:39-10:59:40 W 28 47 5 80 2.6%
18 Inside The Operating Theatre2019-11-21 21:00:36-21:59:50 W 61 13 3 78 0.4%
19 Tipping Point2019-11-23 15:00:53-16:00:16 W 67 11 0 78 1.0%
20 Inside The Ambulance2019-11-22 22:59:41-23:59:59 W 73 0 3 76 1.3%
21 Doctor Who2019-11-24 12:00:30-13:00:22 W 59 10 5 73 1.4%
22 Inside The Ambulance2019-11-22 19:59:34-20:59:16 W 64 0 8 71 0.5%
23 Inside The Ambulance2019-11-22 21:59:46-22:59:41 W 43 0 27 69 0.6%
24 Louis Theroux: Miami Mega-Jail2019-11-24 22:00:25-23:02:19 W 57 5 7 69 0.5%
25 Inside The Ambulance2019-11-23 20:02:03-21:02:57 W 63 0 4 67 0.6%
26 Tipping Point2019-11-23 18:00:02-19:00:10 W 59 7 0 66 0.6%
27 Tipping Point2019-11-22 17:59:28-19:00:36 W 63 2 0 66 0.7%
28 The Bill2019-11-18 10:00:01-11:00:08 W 30 27 7 64 2.2%
29 My Dream Home2019-11-20 19:01:23-20:00:15 W 26 4 34 64 0.5%
30 The Bill2019-11-23 09:00:12-10:00:10 W 60 3 0 63 1.7%
31 The Bill2019-11-21 10:00:25-11:00:42 W 14 35 14 63 2.2%
32 Inside The Ambulance2019-11-20 20:00:15-20:59:58 W 48 0 15 63 0.4%
33 Inside The Ambulance2019-11-19 20:00:18-21:01:58 W 62 0 0 62 0.4%
34 Tipping Point2019-11-19 17:59:54-19:00:18 W 60 2 0 62 0.6%
35 Doctor Who2019-11-24 14:01:09-15:02:00 W 46 3 13 62 0.9%
36 Tipping Point2019-11-20 18:00:18-19:01:23 W 51 10 1 61 0.6%
37 The Catherine Tate Show2019-11-23 22:19:12-23:01:14 W 38 23 0 61 0.6%
38 Tipping Point2019-11-24 08:59:46-10:00:00 W 55 4 0 59 1.7%
39 The Bill2019-11-23 10:00:10-11:00:51 W 54 3 1 58 1.3%
40 The Bill2019-11-20 10:01:11-11:01:51 W 20 28 9 57 2.0%
41 Inside The Ambulance2019-11-21 23:00:39-23:59:33 W 27 0 30 57 1.1%
42 Tipping Point2019-11-23 12:01:01-13:00:13 W 57 0 0 57 1.0%
43 Doctor Who2019-11-24 15:02:00-16:02:14 W 46 6 4 55 0.7%
44 Inside The Ambulance2019-11-18 23:01:48-24:01:28 W 51 0 4 55 1.1%
45 The Bill2019-11-23 08:00:12-09:00:12 W 48 6 0 54 2.3%
46 Tipping Point2019-11-18 18:00:17-19:00:43 W 52 0 0 53 0.6%
47 Tipping Point2019-11-22 09:00:15-09:59:39 W 52 0 0 52 1.7%
48 Inside The Ambulance2019-11-23 19:00:10-20:02:03 W 50 1 0 51 0.5%
49 Stacey Dooley Sleeps Over2019-11-24 23:02:19-24:02:41 W 50 1 0 50 0.9%
50 Great Ormond Street2019-11-18 20:00:54-21:01:10 W 33 16 2 50 0.4%
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