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 The Great British Bake Off2019-09-03 19:59:03-21:13:24 CH4 2,542 1,012 1,753 5,307 50.8%
2 A Confession2019-09-02 21:00:00-21:58:06 ITV1 2,423 523 1,463 4,409 45.5%
3 Coronation Street2019-09-02 19:31:32-19:57:14 ITV1 3,071 679 557 4,306 56.6%
4 Coronation Street2019-09-04 19:32:01-19:58:04 ITV1 2,892 725 540 4,156 53.6%
5 Coronation Street2019-09-02 20:29:00-20:55:30 ITV1 2,938 533 630 4,102 46.9%
6 Coronation Street2019-09-06 19:32:11-19:58:55 ITV1 2,827 588 572 3,988 53.3%
7 Coronation Street2019-09-06 20:33:21-20:59:56 ITV1 2,718 485 748 3,951 46.5%
8 Emmerdale2019-09-03 19:00:24-19:26:51 ITV1 2,771 611 426 3,808 51.9%
9 Emmerdale2019-09-02 19:00:10-19:26:09 ITV1 2,679 644 390 3,712 52.0%
10 Coronation Street2019-09-04 20:29:48-20:56:14 ITV1 2,290 627 758 3,674 42.9%
11 Emmerdale2019-09-05 19:02:04-19:28:13 ITV1 2,510 669 469 3,648 52.5%
12 Emmerdale2019-09-05 20:00:00-20:26:33 ITV1 2,485 573 568 3,625 46.7%
13 Emmerdale2019-09-04 19:00:54-19:27:00 ITV1 2,624 595 361 3,580 49.4%
14 Emmerdale2019-09-06 19:00:24-19:27:01 ITV1 2,457 593 459 3,508 49.7%
15 Britain's Got Talent: The Champions2019-09-07 20:33:30-22:27:06 ITV1 2,316 488 546 3,350 48.7%
16 Sanditon2019-09-08 21:02:22-22:00:48 ITV1 1,712 249 603 2,564 29.1%
17 Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?2019-09-08 19:59:03-20:58:24 ITV1 1,814 245 148 2,206 36.0%
18 The Chase2019-09-03 17:00:07-17:55:41 ITV1 1,971 191 22 2,183 50.4%
19 Deep Water2019-09-04 21:00:28-21:59:39 ITV1 1,327 216 569 2,112 24.6%
20 The Chase2019-09-02 16:59:41-17:55:41 ITV1 1,770 118 45 1,933 47.2%
21 The Chase2019-09-04 17:00:00-17:55:41 ITV1 1,722 146 32 1,899 46.3%
22 Itv News2019-09-02 18:30:00-18:51:59 ITV1 1,809 56 14 1,879 38.4%
23 The Chase2019-09-06 16:59:41-17:55:41 ITV1 1,732 108 20 1,860 47.5%
24 The Best Little Prison In Britain?2019-09-04 20:02:24-20:25:39 ITV1 1,622 79 117 1,819 26.2%
25 Itv News2019-09-03 18:30:00-18:54:22 ITV1 1,726 92 0 1,817 36.5%
26 The Chase2019-09-05 17:00:09-17:55:41 ITV1 1,646 120 25 1,790 48.1%
27 Itv News2019-09-04 18:30:00-18:54:22 ITV1 1,619 91 0 1,710 36.8%
28 Itv News2019-09-06 18:30:00-18:54:22 ITV1 1,630 22 1 1,654 32.8%
29 Billy Connolly's Great American Trail2019-09-05 21:02:02-22:00:26 ITV1 1,363 74 195 1,632 20.5%
30 Love Your Garden2019-09-03 19:59:43-20:59:10 ITV1 1,316 163 138 1,617 16.0%
31 Tipping Point Lucky Stars2019-09-08 18:00:24-18:54:49 ITV1 1,460 70 40 1,570 33.2%
32 Save Money: Good Health2019-09-03 19:31:32-19:54:52 ITV1 1,335 124 93 1,552 30.8%
33 Itv News2019-09-05 18:30:00-18:55:32 ITV1 1,457 83 0 1,540 34.1%
34 Catchphrase Celebrity Specials2019-09-07 19:34:12-20:29:24 ITV1 1,223 153 87 1,463 33.7%
35 Ainsley's Caribbean Kitchen2019-09-02 20:03:04-20:26:39 ITV1 1,367 44 21 1,432 24.2%
36 5 Gold Rings2019-09-08 18:58:00-19:54:52 ITV1 1,263 101 31 1,395 27.5%
37 Tipping Point2019-09-04 15:58:37-16:55:51 ITV1 1,272 91 2 1,366 42.6%
38 Tonight2019-09-05 19:32:54-19:56:52 ITV1 1,276 66 23 1,365 28.5%
39 Tipping Point2019-09-03 15:58:35-16:55:26 ITV1 1,266 81 11 1,358 43.6%
40 Tipping Point2019-09-06 15:58:30-16:55:29 ITV1 1,270 66 12 1,348 43.5%
41 Itv News2019-09-08 17:30:15-17:44:19 ITV1 1,282 17 0 1,300 29.6%
42 Tipping Point2019-09-02 15:58:30-16:55:32 ITV1 1,198 63 10 1,270 39.1%
43 Itv News2019-09-07 22:32:00-22:44:59 ITV1 1,225 40 1 1,266 26.5%
44 Itv News At Ten2019-09-02 22:02:30-22:32:29 ITV1 1,164 96 0 1,261 25.9%
45 Grand Designs2019-09-04 21:01:19-22:00:31 CH4 864 95 263 1,222 14.4%
46 Tipping Point2019-09-05 15:58:43-16:56:01 ITV1 1,138 63 16 1,217 42.4%
47 Location, Location, Location2019-09-04 19:59:11-20:58:17 CH4 858 129 205 1,192 15.6%
48 First Dates Hotel2019-09-05 21:01:21-22:00:50 CH4 838 78 236 1,152 14.5%
49 The Great British Bake Off: Extra Slice2019-09-06 19:59:02-20:58:08 CH4 715 136 296 1,148 16.4%
50 Lethal Weapon2019-09-06 21:04:55-21:58:12 ITV1 754 106 282 1,142 16.2%
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