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 The Pembrokeshire Murders2021-01-11 21:00:00-22:00:42 ITV1 3,041 957 1,853 5,851 49.9%
2 The Pembrokeshire Murders2021-01-13 21:00:25-22:01:05 ITV1 3,160 1,115 1,500 5,774 52.0%
3 The Pembrokeshire Murders2021-01-12 21:00:00-22:00:19 ITV1 2,883 828 1,740 5,450 45.2%
4 Finding Alice2021-01-17 21:00:50-21:59:50 ITV1 2,938 591 1,285 4,813 48.8%
5 Coronation Street2021-01-15 19:31:31-20:28:52 ITV1 2,949 767 562 4,279 48.3%
6 Coronation Street2021-01-11 19:30:33-19:56:37 ITV1 2,977 733 489 4,199 49.2%
7 Coronation Street2021-01-13 19:31:36-19:57:44 ITV1 2,956 733 499 4,188 47.5%
8 Coronation Street2021-01-11 20:29:03-20:55:36 ITV1 2,794 643 597 4,034 43.2%
9 The Masked Singer2021-01-16 19:01:44-20:28:25 ITV1 2,732 849 385 3,966 48.7%
10 Dancing On Ice2021-01-17 18:01:20-19:54:34 ITV1 2,801 840 318 3,958 49.9%
11 Coronation Street2021-01-13 20:29:53-20:56:17 ITV1 2,583 634 620 3,836 41.6%
12 Emmerdale2021-01-11 19:00:00-19:25:22 ITV1 2,686 528 267 3,481 48.1%
13 Emmerdale2021-01-14 19:00:35-19:26:43 ITV1 2,662 581 222 3,466 47.2%
14 Emmerdale2021-01-13 19:00:18-19:26:51 ITV1 2,736 558 168 3,462 46.2%
15 The Pembrokeshire Murders: Catching The Gameshow Killer2021-01-14 21:01:50-22:00:07 ITV1 1,679 542 1,199 3,419 40.3%
16 Emmerdale2021-01-12 18:59:10-19:25:36 ITV1 2,590 535 268 3,393 45.5%
17 Bradley & Barney Walsh: Breaking Dad2021-01-11 20:00:04-20:26:15 ITV1 2,326 533 482 3,341 40.9%
18 Emmerdale2021-01-15 18:59:55-19:26:32 ITV1 2,563 476 244 3,284 49.1%
19 Emmerdale2021-01-14 20:00:29-20:26:39 ITV1 2,392 539 289 3,220 36.4%
20 Celebrity Catchphrase2021-01-16 18:00:25-18:59:03 ITV1 2,476 336 66 2,878 40.9%
21 The Voice2021-01-16 20:32:30-21:59:59 ITV1 2,116 451 306 2,872 37.7%
22 The Chase2021-01-14 17:00:03-17:55:51 ITV1 2,516 226 30 2,772 46.7%
23 The Chase2021-01-13 17:00:11-17:55:51 ITV1 2,527 173 23 2,723 45.4%
24 The Chase2021-01-12 17:00:02-17:55:51 ITV1 2,414 230 17 2,661 44.2%
25 Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?2021-01-17 19:59:00-20:58:18 ITV1 2,022 385 164 2,571 31.1%
26 ITV News Weekday Teatime2021-01-14 18:30:00-18:54:12 ITV1 2,370 134 0 2,504 48.1%
27 The Chase2021-01-11 16:59:58-17:55:51 ITV1 2,275 201 18 2,494 45.7%
28 ITV News Weekday Teatime2021-01-13 18:30:00-18:53:54 ITV1 2,343 107 0 2,450 47.9%
29 ITV News Weekday Teatime2021-01-11 18:30:00-18:53:34 ITV1 2,286 161 0 2,447 49.3%
30 ITV News Weekday Teatime2021-01-12 18:30:00-18:52:44 ITV1 2,220 170 0 2,390 45.9%
31 The Chase2021-01-15 16:59:57-17:55:41 ITV1 2,120 203 60 2,382 44.0%
32 ITV News Weekday Teatime2021-01-15 18:30:00-18:53:32 ITV1 2,168 114 0 2,282 45.8%
33 Cornwall And Devon Walks With Julia Bradbury2021-01-13 20:02:18-20:26:17 ITV1 1,945 89 172 2,206 27.3%
34 ITV News At Ten2021-01-13 22:03:45-22:33:44 ITV1 1,884 191 1 2,076 39.7%
35 Tipping Point2021-01-11 15:58:44-16:55:42 ITV1 1,787 111 34 1,932 42.1%
36 Tipping Point2021-01-12 15:58:54-16:55:52 ITV1 1,795 105 25 1,925 41.5%
37 ITV News2021-01-17 22:00:10-22:13:09 ITV1 1,707 194 16 1,917 32.3%
38 The Great Pottery Throw Down2021-01-17 19:47:54-20:59:36 CH4 891 450 568 1,909 23.1%
39 Tipping Point2021-01-13 15:58:34-16:56:03 ITV1 1,712 102 30 1,845 41.4%
40 ITV News At Ten2021-01-11 22:03:20-22:33:19 ITV1 1,716 118 8 1,842 34.5%
41 Tipping Point2021-01-14 15:58:34-16:55:53 ITV1 1,657 135 47 1,840 40.4%
42 The Martin Lewis Money Show Live2021-01-14 20:31:45-20:57:59 ITV1 1,574 148 86 1,807 22.6%
43 Tipping Point2021-01-15 15:58:38-16:55:44 ITV1 1,674 78 44 1,796 40.8%
44 ITV News At Ten2021-01-12 22:04:25-22:34:24 ITV1 1,684 101 5 1,791 33.3%
45 The Chase Celebrity Special2021-01-17 16:58:30-17:56:18 ITV1 1,557 117 43 1,717 26.6%
46 Grand Designs2021-01-13 21:00:59-22:00:09 CH4 922 180 575 1,677 15.4%
47 ITV News Weekend Teatime2021-01-16 17:30:55-17:45:54 ITV1 1,557 105 1 1,663 28.5%
48 Kirstie And Phil's Love It Or List It2021-01-13 19:59:02-20:58:11 CH4 956 305 314 1,574 18.2%
49 Tonight2021-01-14 19:31:23-19:55:29 ITV1 1,431 82 27 1,541 23.0%
50 Martin Clunes: Islands Of Australia2021-01-12 19:59:04-20:57:34 ITV1 1,281 111 41 1,433 18.4%
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