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 Masked Singer2021-01-16 19:01:44-20:28:25 ITV1 391 279 149 819 61.5%
2 The Pembrokeshire Murders2021-01-11 21:00:00-22:00:42 ITV1 272 127 315 714 43.7%
3 The Pembrokeshire Murders2021-01-13 21:00:25-22:01:05 ITV1 288 132 258 678 48.4%
4 The Pembrokeshire Murders2021-01-12 21:00:00-22:00:19 ITV1 252 107 260 619 40.5%
5 Dancing On Ice2021-01-17 18:01:20-19:54:34 ITV1 326 136 79 540 44.6%
6 Coronation Street2021-01-11 20:29:03-20:55:36 ITV1 244 54 145 444 35.2%
7 Coronation Street2021-01-11 19:30:33-19:56:37 ITV1 205 76 159 439 43.1%
8 The Voice2021-01-16 20:32:30-21:59:59 ITV1 281 56 77 414 43.1%
9 Coronation Street2021-01-15 19:31:31-20:28:52 ITV1 217 66 127 410 39.9%
10 Finding Alice2021-01-17 21:00:50-21:59:50 ITV1 217 52 139 408 37.6%
11 Coronation Street2021-01-13 20:29:53-20:56:17 ITV1 198 61 109 369 33.6%
12 999: What's Your Emergency?2021-01-11 21:00:54-22:00:10 CH4 224 53 56 333 20.8%
13 Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?2021-01-17 19:59:00-20:58:18 ITV1 230 92 10 332 32.0%
14 Coronation Street2021-01-13 19:31:36-19:57:44 ITV1 161 75 93 329 33.6%
15 Emmerdale2021-01-12 18:59:10-19:25:36 ITV1 208 74 35 317 29.9%
16 The Pembrokeshire Murders: Catching The Gameshow Killer2021-01-14 21:01:50-22:00:07 ITV1 98 71 147 316 33.6%
17 Grand Designs2021-01-13 21:00:59-22:00:09 CH4 144 30 136 311 22.6%
18 Bradley & Barney Walsh: Breaking Dad2021-01-11 20:00:04-20:26:15 ITV1 164 104 27 295 28.4%
19 Celebrity Catchphrase2021-01-16 18:00:25-18:59:03 ITV1 215 61 5 282 31.8%
20 The Great Pottery Throw Down2021-01-17 19:47:54-20:59:36 CH4 124 74 69 267 24.9%
21 Emmerdale2021-01-15 18:59:55-19:26:32 ITV1 177 36 34 248 34.8%
22 Emmerdale2021-01-14 19:00:35-19:26:43 ITV1 162 45 40 246 29.0%
23 Emmerdale2021-01-11 19:00:00-19:25:22 ITV1 161 47 36 244 29.8%
24 Married At First Sight Australia2021-01-14 19:29:09-20:58:21 E4 62 55 121 237 24.6%
25 The Chase2021-01-14 17:00:03-17:55:51 ITV1 211 18 0 229 34.5%
26 Married At First Sight Australia2021-01-13 19:29:07-20:58:56 E4 63 83 77 223 21.9%
27 Hollyoaks2021-01-12 19:00:05-19:28:49 E4 42 37 141 220 20.7%
28 Married At First Sight Australia2021-01-12 19:29:51-20:58:18 E4 40 68 109 218 20.9%
29 Hollyoaks2021-01-13 18:59:22-19:28:15 E4 58 52 108 217 25.8%
30 Hollyoaks2021-01-14 18:59:28-19:28:17 E4 54 63 99 216 25.3%
31 ITV News At Ten2021-01-13 22:03:45-22:33:44 ITV1 201 8 1 210 32.5%
32 Married At First Sight Australia2021-01-11 19:29:12-20:58:32 E4 49 63 93 205 18.4%
33 Junior Bake Off2021-01-13 17:00:32-17:58:11 CH4 107 26 69 201 31.0%
34 Emmerdale2021-01-14 20:00:29-20:26:39 ITV1 108 52 39 199 18.5%
35 Kirstie And Phil's Love It Or List It2021-01-13 19:59:02-20:58:11 CH4 98 58 42 198 19.2%
36 Married At First Sight Australia2021-01-15 19:30:47-20:57:55 E4 51 55 90 196 20.3%
37 Emmerdale2021-01-13 19:00:18-19:26:51 ITV1 124 52 18 193 22.9%
38 Hollyoaks2021-01-11 18:59:17-19:28:10 E4 20 69 100 189 23.4%
39 Paul Sinha's Tv Showdown2021-01-16 22:04:25-22:39:24 ITV1 157 10 21 188 23.2%
40 ITV News2021-01-17 22:00:10-22:13:09 ITV1 166 16 3 185 25.9%
41 8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown2021-01-14 21:01:00-22:00:36 CH4 76 31 75 182 20.0%
42 ITV News At Ten2021-01-11 22:03:20-22:33:19 ITV1 164 11 0 175 26.9%
43 Cornwall And Devon Walks With Julia Bradbury2021-01-13 20:02:18-20:26:17 ITV1 156 4 11 170 17.9%
44 This Morning2021-01-14 11:08:43-12:26:41 ITV1 147 23 0 170 53.0%
45 ITV News Weekday Teatime2021-01-14 18:30:00-18:54:12 ITV1 156 9 0 165 28.4%
46 The Chase2021-01-12 17:00:02-17:55:51 ITV1 148 14 1 163 25.6%
47 Live Super Sunday2021-01-17 16:00:06-18:59:11 Sky Sports Main Event 126 35 0 161 16.4%
48 24 Hours In A&E2021-01-12 21:01:07-22:00:13 CH4 132 11 17 161 11.3%
49 ITV News Weekday Teatime2021-01-12 18:30:00-18:52:44 ITV1 141 17 0 158 23.3%
50 The Last Leg2021-01-15 21:01:00-22:28:27 CH4 97 43 18 158 23.2%
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