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 518 285 716 1,519 75.8%
2 Britain's Got Talent: The Champions2019-09-07 20:33:30-22:27:06 ITV1 442 130 200 771 62.0%
3 Coronation Street2019-09-02 20:29:00-20:55:30 ITV1 261 68 160 489 38.2%
4 Coronation Street2019-09-02 19:31:32-19:57:14 ITV1 246 83 160 489 44.2%
5 A Confession2019-09-02 21:00:00-21:58:06 ITV1 148 59 248 455 36.5%
6 Coronation Street2019-09-04 19:32:01-19:58:04 ITV1 202 113 128 443 41.3%
7 Coronation Street2019-09-06 20:33:21-20:59:56 ITV1 183 74 151 409 37.4%
8 Coronation Street2019-09-06 19:32:11-19:58:55 ITV1 184 96 121 400 43.7%
9 Emmerdale2019-09-03 19:00:24-19:26:51 ITV1 218 77 96 391 34.0%
10 Coronation Street2019-09-04 20:29:48-20:56:14 ITV1 134 80 169 383 30.8%
11 Emmerdale2019-09-05 19:02:04-19:28:13 ITV1 169 99 90 357 32.8%
12 Hollyoaks2019-09-05 18:59:07-19:27:19 E4 87 98 167 352 33.3%
13 Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?2019-09-08 19:59:03-20:58:24 ITV1 291 30 26 347 40.0%
14 Emmerdale2019-09-02 19:00:10-19:26:09 ITV1 164 63 112 340 29.9%
15 Hollyoaks2019-09-06 18:59:02-19:27:00 E4 86 83 171 340 33.1%
16 Hollyoaks2019-09-02 18:59:18-19:27:10 E4 118 77 115 310 27.8%
17 Emmerdale2019-09-04 19:00:54-19:27:00 ITV1 147 77 85 309 27.2%
18 Hollyoaks2019-09-03 18:59:16-19:27:08 E4 127 89 91 308 27.0%
19 Emmerdale2019-09-05 20:00:00-20:26:33 ITV1 158 55 93 307 33.0%
20 Hollyoaks2019-09-04 18:59:28-19:27:33 E4 106 106 83 296 26.9%
21 Emmerdale2019-09-06 19:00:24-19:27:01 ITV1 141 41 86 267 26.1%
22 Treasure Island With Bear Grylls2019-09-08 21:00:56-22:00:08 CH4 111 28 128 267 20.6%
23 Sink Or Swim For Su2c2019-09-03 21:18:14-22:14:41 CH4 156 45 57 259 26.8%
24 The Only Way Is Essex2019-09-08 21:00:13-22:00:10 ITVBe 39 10 188 236 18.3%
25 8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown2019-09-06 21:00:48-21:59:56 CH4 160 20 45 225 26.8%
26 Catchphrase Celebrity Specials2019-09-07 19:34:12-20:29:24 ITV1 188 20 14 221 36.5%
27 Taskmaster2019-09-04 21:01:06-22:01:18 Dave 51 41 123 215 16.6%
28 Teen Mom Uk2019-09-04 20:00:01-20:59:53 MTV 7 20 186 213 18.8%
29 First Dates Hotel2019-09-05 21:01:21-22:00:50 CH4 131 15 48 195 18.7%
30 The Best Little Prison In Britain?2019-09-04 20:02:24-20:25:39 ITV1 126 2 59 187 18.8%
31 Euro 2020 Qualifier Live2019-09-07 16:28:30-19:13:10 ITV1 166 6 3 176 33.8%
32 The Chase2019-09-03 17:00:07-17:55:41 ITV1 160 10 4 174 33.4%
33 Naked Attraction2019-09-04 22:03:06-23:01:22 CH4 77 12 84 173 24.2%
34 5 Gold Rings2019-09-08 18:58:00-19:54:52 ITV1 143 21 8 172 21.9%
35 Itv News2019-09-07 22:32:00-22:44:59 ITV1 169 1 0 170 24.7%
36 Hollyoaks2019-09-03 18:31:08-18:58:28 CH4 107 22 40 169 23.5%
37 Save Money: Good Health2019-09-03 19:31:32-19:54:52 ITV1 146 13 8 166 23.8%
38 Hollyoaks2019-09-02 18:30:00-18:57:19 CH4 92 15 55 163 24.8%
39 Hollyoaks2019-09-05 18:31:33-18:58:28 CH4 86 19 56 162 24.4%
40 Grand Designs2019-09-04 21:01:19-22:00:31 CH4 119 20 15 153 12.2%
41 Itv News2019-09-05 18:30:00-18:55:32 ITV1 142 11 0 152 23.3%
42 The Dog House2019-09-05 19:59:04-20:58:21 CH4 95 16 37 147 17.4%
43 Hollyoaks2019-09-04 18:30:15-18:57:08 CH4 90 17 39 146 24.0%
44 Made In Chelsea2019-09-02 21:00:10-21:58:24 E4 41 7 98 145 11.8%
45 Hollyoaks2019-09-06 18:30:48-18:57:30 CH4 83 28 31 142 21.7%
46 Call The Cops2019-09-02 21:02:01-22:00:47 CH4 102 24 16 142 12.0%
47 The Chase2019-09-02 16:59:41-17:55:41 ITV1 127 4 12 142 35.9%
48 The Chase2019-09-05 17:00:09-17:55:41 ITV1 128 11 0 140 33.9%
49 Teen Mom Og2019-09-04 19:01:12-19:59:49 MTV 4 28 106 138 12.4%
50 The Great British Bake Off: Extra Slice2019-09-06 19:59:02-20:58:08 CH4 77 10 51 138 15.9%
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