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 Train Truckers2019-09-05 21:00:30-22:00:40 Yesterday 301 22 79 401 2.6%
2 War Factories2019-09-04 20:01:12-21:01:14 Yesterday 223 38 42 303 2.1%
3 Monster Ships2019-09-05 19:59:39-21:00:30 Yesterday 167 0 55 222 1.7%
4 War Factories2019-09-06 21:00:32-22:00:44 Yesterday 172 0 5 177 1.3%
5 World War Weird2019-09-03 20:01:10-21:02:24 Yesterday 138 12 23 173 0.9%
6 Porridge2019-09-03 21:40:48-22:20:40 Yesterday 168 2 2 172 1.5%
7 Train Truckers2019-09-06 20:00:32-21:00:32 Yesterday 159 8 0 166 1.2%
8 'Allo 'Allo!2019-09-08 21:14:38-21:51:48 Yesterday 156 0 1 157 1.0%
9 Full Steam Ahead2019-09-03 18:59:22-20:01:10 Yesterday 128 2 16 145 1.2%
10 Auschwitz2019-09-06 22:00:44-23:02:42 Yesterday 130 6 8 144 1.7%
11 'Allo 'Allo!2019-09-08 20:37:34-21:14:38 Yesterday 135 0 4 139 1.0%
12 Prince Philip - The Plot To Make A King2019-09-02 20:00:10-21:00:28 Yesterday 127 6 3 135 1.0%
13 Full Steam Ahead2019-09-02 18:59:16-20:00:10 Yesterday 114 0 8 122 0.9%
14 Porridge2019-09-03 21:02:24-21:40:48 Yesterday 118 0 0 118 0.8%
15 Meatloaf: In And Out Of Hell2019-09-07 20:01:49-21:01:56 Yesterday 111 0 0 111 1.0%
16 Fleetwood Mac - Don't Stop2019-09-07 19:02:34-20:01:49 Yesterday 105 3 0 108 1.2%
17 The Two Ronnies2019-09-04 21:01:14-21:49:01 Yesterday 105 0 0 105 0.7%
18 The Two Ronnies2019-09-04 21:49:01-22:40:15 Yesterday 103 0 0 103 1.0%
19 Bangers And Cash2019-09-05 22:00:40-23:01:10 Yesterday 95 0 0 96 1.1%
20 The World At War2019-09-02 21:59:59-23:01:50 Yesterday 88 7 1 95 1.1%
21 Porridge2019-09-03 22:20:40-23:00:58 Yesterday 84 1 9 94 1.2%
22 Full Steam Ahead2019-09-05 18:59:31-19:59:39 Yesterday 83 0 10 94 0.9%
23 Wartime Crime2019-09-08 15:00:31-16:00:45 Yesterday 74 17 0 90 1.2%
24 Hitler's Most Wanted2019-09-02 18:01:02-18:59:16 Yesterday 86 0 0 86 1.0%
25 Hitler's Most Wanted2019-09-03 18:01:21-18:59:22 Yesterday 86 0 0 86 1.0%
26 Ww2 - Battles For Europe2019-09-08 22:51:56-23:50:24 Yesterday 79 0 6 85 1.6%
27 Full Steam Ahead2019-09-06 19:00:23-20:00:32 Yesterday 62 14 8 84 0.6%
28 Wartime Crime2019-09-08 16:00:45-17:00:23 Yesterday 73 10 0 83 1.1%
29 Wartime Crime2019-09-08 14:00:36-15:00:31 Yesterday 70 9 3 82 1.2%
30 Attenborough's Natural Curiosities2019-09-04 15:30:29-16:00:00 Yesterday 81 1 0 82 1.7%
31 The Two Ronnies2019-09-03 23:00:58-23:52:21 Yesterday 78 0 3 81 1.5%
32 Secrets Of Britain2019-09-07 21:01:56-22:01:52 Yesterday 81 0 0 81 0.6%
33 Full Steam Ahead2019-09-04 19:00:00-20:01:12 Yesterday 56 10 10 76 0.6%
34 Attenborough's Natural Curiosities2019-09-05 15:30:23-15:59:55 Yesterday 75 0 0 75 1.6%
35 Bangers And Cash2019-09-02 17:00:48-18:01:02 Yesterday 65 0 7 72 0.9%
36 Walking Through History2019-09-07 10:00:17-11:00:43 Yesterday 53 0 19 71 1.8%
37 'Allo 'Allo!2019-09-08 20:02:25-20:37:34 Yesterday 71 0 0 71 0.6%
38 World War Weird2019-09-08 23:50:24-24:50:13 Yesterday 67 0 4 71 2.1%
39 Porridge2019-09-02 23:01:50-23:40:14 Yesterday 62 3 5 70 1.4%
40 Forbidden History2019-09-04 16:00:00-17:00:10 Yesterday 69 0 0 69 1.1%
41 Monster Ships2019-09-02 21:00:28-21:59:59 Yesterday 68 0 1 69 0.4%
42 Secrets Of Britain2019-09-07 22:01:52-23:01:58 Yesterday 62 6 0 68 0.7%
43 The Hidden River2019-09-03 13:59:46-15:00:26 Yesterday 67 0 0 67 1.6%
44 Wildest Africa2019-09-04 13:59:21-14:59:23 Yesterday 66 0 0 66 1.5%
45 Forbidden History2019-09-02 15:59:41-17:00:48 Yesterday 64 0 0 64 1.0%
46 Abandoned Engineering2019-09-04 22:40:15-23:41:46 Yesterday 64 0 0 64 1.1%
47 Forbidden History2019-09-05 15:59:55-17:00:15 Yesterday 61 3 0 64 1.1%
48 Prince Philip - The Plot To Make A King2019-09-08 21:51:48-22:51:56 Yesterday 64 0 0 64 0.7%
49 Walking Through History2019-09-07 12:00:13-13:00:05 Yesterday 44 0 19 63 1.3%
50 Wartime Crime2019-09-05 17:00:15-18:00:01 Yesterday 60 0 2 62 0.9%
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