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 World Cup: Qualifiers2021-10-12 19:14:00-21:58:30 ITV 273 42 9 324 27.6%
2 Coronation Street2021-10-15 19:31:41-19:58:04 ITV 109 64 88 261 35.7%
3 Coronation Street2021-10-11 20:30:06-20:56:17 ITV 76 55 86 217 29.0%
4 Coronation Street2021-10-11 19:31:54-19:57:44 ITV 92 54 71 216 38.5%
5 Coronation Street2021-10-15 20:30:47-20:57:21 ITV 63 57 77 197 27.7%
6 Coronation Street2021-10-13 20:29:08-20:55:42 ITV 50 62 76 187 26.4%
7 Emmerdale2021-10-14 19:02:38-19:29:13 ITV 121 54 10 185 28.7%
8 Beat The Chasers2021-10-16 20:33:23-21:33:47 ITV 135 4 38 177 38.2%
9 Emmerdale2021-10-13 19:00:30-19:27:02 ITV 71 79 24 174 24.9%
10 Angela Black2021-10-17 21:02:31-22:02:12 ITV 67 32 75 174 27.4%
11 Coronation Street2021-10-13 19:31:29-19:58:04 ITV 60 53 59 172 25.3%
12 Family Fortunes2021-10-17 18:59:00-19:55:38 ITV 117 28 26 172 30.8%
13 Emmerdale2021-10-14 20:00:58-20:27:29 ITV 92 36 42 171 24.6%
14 The Cube2021-10-16 19:29:26-20:28:47 ITV 119 21 17 157 37.6%
15 Emmerdale2021-10-15 19:00:39-19:27:02 ITV 68 63 23 154 27.7%
16 Emmerdale2021-10-11 19:00:27-19:27:01 ITV 81 38 30 149 28.4%
17 The Larkins2021-10-17 19:59:28-20:58:24 ITV 79 36 31 145 26.2%
18 The Only Way Is Essex2021-10-17 21:00:04-22:00:02 ITVBe 9 5 124 138 21.4%
19 Emmerdale2021-10-12 18:43:35-19:09:50 ITV 77 54 4 135 29.4%
20 Missing Programme2021-10-15 18:59:46-19:28:25 E4 26 30 79 135 24.3%
21 Celebrity Catchphrase2021-10-16 18:29:13-19:24:44 ITV 78 25 23 125 28.0%
22 Missing Programme2021-10-15 19:29:37-20:59:11 E4 14 19 88 121 18.1%
23 Billie & Greg: The Family Diaries2021-10-13 21:00:00-21:59:31 ITVBe 8 27 84 120 19.8%
24 The Martin Lewis Money Show Live2021-10-14 20:31:45-20:57:59 ITV 71 32 13 116 18.9%
25 Hollington Drive2021-10-13 21:00:09-21:58:58 ITV 36 16 54 106 17.3%
26 ITV News At Ten2021-10-12 22:02:50-22:32:49 ITV 93 13 0 106 22.0%
27 This Morning2021-10-13 11:08:43-12:26:41 ITV 98 8 0 106 57.8%
28 The Chase2021-10-14 16:59:57-17:55:51 ITV 89 14 1 104 37.6%
29 Ferne Mccann: First Time Mum2021-10-12 21:00:00-22:00:00 ITVBe 0 0 102 102 9.8%
30 Geordie Shore2021-10-12 22:00:07-22:58:50 MTV 0 0 98 98 20.3%
31 The Chase2021-10-12 16:59:41-17:55:51 ITV 68 13 17 97 41.2%
32 Hell's Kitchen (USA)2021-10-14 21:01:21-21:58:11 ITV2 23 15 58 95 11.0%
33 Hell's Kitchen (USA)2021-10-15 21:00:12-21:57:21 ITV2 24 0 71 95 14.1%
34 This Morning2021-10-13 09:58:30-11:04:59 ITV 88 6 0 94 47.1%
35 ITV News Weekday Teatime2021-10-14 18:30:00-18:56:12 ITV 90 2 0 91 22.9%
36 South Park2021-10-16 27:24:51-27:48:23 Comedy Central 90 0 0 90 59.0%
37 Loose Women2021-10-13 12:28:35-13:24:16 ITV 74 4 12 89 40.5%
38 The Chase2021-10-15 16:59:52-17:55:41 ITV 79 9 0 88 28.8%
39 ITV News Weekend Teatime2021-10-17 18:31:10-18:46:09 ITV 85 3 0 88 19.8%
40 South Park2021-10-16 27:49:53-28:12:56 Comedy Central 86 0 0 86 58.1%
41 Heathrow: Britain's Busiest Airport2021-10-13 20:02:20-20:25:31 ITV 49 12 24 85 12.9%
42 Teen Mom OG2021-10-13 19:00:00-19:57:05 MTV 0 39 44 83 12.1%
43 All Creatures Great And Small2021-10-14 21:02:10-21:59:11 Channel 5 35 15 34 83 10.0%
44 This Morning2021-10-12 09:58:30-11:04:59 ITV 76 8 0 83 48.6%
45 ITV News Weekday Teatime2021-10-15 18:30:00-18:54:17 ITV 70 13 0 82 22.6%
46 ITV News Weekday Teatime2021-10-11 18:30:00-18:54:02 ITV 79 3 0 82 23.1%
47 ITV News Weekend Teatime2021-10-16 18:00:10-18:15:09 ITV 77 4 0 81 21.8%
48 The Chase2021-10-11 17:00:17-17:55:51 ITV 62 15 1 79 37.2%
49 Loose Women2021-10-15 12:28:35-13:24:16 ITV 53 14 10 77 32.5%
50 FBI2021-10-14 21:00:48-21:56:57 Sky Witness 1 17 59 77 8.8%
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