Top programmes report

week 47, November 18 - 24

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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 Steam Train Britain2019-11-21 20:01:56-21:01:03 Yesterday 271 10 133 414 3.0%
2 Abandoned Engineering2019-11-21 21:01:03-22:01:18 Yesterday 296 16 98 410 2.0%
3 Secret Nazi Bases2019-11-22 20:02:22-21:00:31 Yesterday 203 16 42 261 1.9%
4 Underground Worlds2019-11-20 20:00:32-21:01:51 Yesterday 156 28 68 252 1.8%
5 Steam Train Britain2019-11-18 21:02:19-22:01:26 Yesterday 218 0 14 232 1.0%
6 Open All Hours2019-11-20 21:01:51-21:40:29 Yesterday 202 4 0 206 1.1%
7 'Allo 'Allo!2019-11-24 20:39:58-21:19:44 Yesterday 164 15 6 185 1.1%
8 The Two Ronnies2019-11-19 21:02:44-21:55:49 Yesterday 175 0 0 175 0.8%
9 Abandoned Engineering2019-11-21 19:01:36-20:01:56 Yesterday 167 0 7 174 1.5%
10 The Blue Planet2019-11-23 15:01:48-16:00:41 Yesterday 171 1 2 174 2.3%
11 Abandoned Engineering2019-11-20 19:00:32-20:00:32 Yesterday 140 8 25 172 1.3%
12 Planet Earth2019-11-23 16:00:41-17:02:03 Yesterday 171 0 0 171 2.0%
13 Abandoned Engineering2019-11-22 19:01:39-20:02:22 Yesterday 164 0 1 165 1.2%
14 Train Truckers2019-11-19 20:02:44-21:02:44 Yesterday 135 10 16 160 0.9%
15 Open All Hours2019-11-20 21:40:29-22:20:17 Yesterday 154 2 0 157 1.1%
16 'Allo 'Allo!2019-11-24 21:19:44-21:59:25 Yesterday 140 5 6 150 0.7%
17 Open All Hours2019-11-20 22:20:17-23:00:10 Yesterday 149 0 0 149 1.7%
18 Hunting Down The Nazis2019-11-22 21:00:31-22:01:38 Yesterday 132 8 8 147 0.7%
19 'Allo 'Allo!2019-11-24 20:01:21-20:39:58 Yesterday 137 4 0 141 1.0%
20 Abandoned Engineering2019-11-19 19:01:43-20:02:44 Yesterday 114 8 7 129 0.9%
21 The Two Ronnies2019-11-19 21:55:49-22:45:05 Yesterday 129 0 0 129 1.1%
22 Secret Nazi Bases2019-11-24 23:00:31-23:59:25 Yesterday 118 1 7 126 2.2%
23 Murder Maps2019-11-24 13:59:28-14:59:30 Yesterday 115 11 0 126 1.8%
24 Ww2 - Battles For Europe2019-11-19 18:02:50-19:01:43 Yesterday 114 0 9 124 1.3%
25 Planet Earth2019-11-23 14:00:25-15:01:48 Yesterday 117 1 0 118 1.6%
26 The Two Ronnies2019-11-19 22:45:05-23:36:14 Yesterday 106 0 5 112 1.7%
27 Nazi Victory: The Post-War Plan2019-11-18 20:02:38-21:02:19 Yesterday 103 0 6 109 0.8%
28 The Blue Planet2019-11-23 18:02:26-19:02:29 Yesterday 107 0 0 107 1.0%
29 Planet Earth2019-11-23 17:02:03-18:02:26 Yesterday 100 7 0 106 1.0%
30 Hitler's Propaganda Machine2019-11-20 18:01:59-19:00:32 Yesterday 88 11 7 106 1.1%
31 Auschwitz: The Nazis And The Final Solut2019-11-22 17:00:51-18:01:23 Yesterday 103 2 0 105 1.1%
32 Murder Maps2019-11-24 14:59:30-15:59:32 Yesterday 94 9 0 103 1.3%
33 The World At War2019-11-18 22:01:26-23:02:40 Yesterday 97 4 2 102 0.8%
34 Deep Wreck Mysteries2019-11-20 15:01:38-16:02:05 Yesterday 97 4 0 101 2.1%
35 Narrow Escapes Of World War Ii2019-11-22 22:01:38-23:01:31 Yesterday 91 0 8 99 0.9%
36 Abandoned Engineering2019-11-18 19:01:34-20:02:38 Yesterday 93 1 0 94 0.7%
37 Auschwitz: The Nazis And The Final Solut2019-11-19 17:02:07-18:02:50 Yesterday 92 1 0 93 1.1%
38 Open All Hours2019-11-19 23:36:14-24:16:42 Yesterday 75 1 17 92 2.3%
39 Totp2019-11-23 20:02:26-21:02:33 Yesterday 92 0 0 92 0.9%
40 Meatloaf: In And Out Of Hell2019-11-23 19:02:29-20:02:26 Yesterday 92 0 0 92 1.0%
41 Planet Earth2019-11-23 13:00:23-14:00:25 Yesterday 92 0 0 92 1.3%
42 Abandoned Engineering2019-11-20 23:00:10-24:00:44 Yesterday 85 1 6 91 1.7%
43 Auschwitz: The Nazis And The Final Solut2019-11-21 23:01:02-24:01:41 Yesterday 88 1 0 89 1.8%
44 Attenborough's Natural Curiosities2019-11-21 14:31:31-15:00:50 Yesterday 87 0 0 87 1.8%
45 Hitler's Propaganda Machine2019-11-22 18:01:23-19:01:39 Yesterday 86 0 0 86 0.9%
46 Bangers And Cash2019-11-23 22:02:16-23:01:20 Yesterday 72 0 13 85 0.8%
47 Auschwitz: The Nazis And The Final Solut2019-11-20 17:01:31-18:01:59 Yesterday 85 0 0 85 1.0%
48 Auschwitz: The Nazis And The Final Solut2019-11-21 17:02:04-18:01:58 Yesterday 84 1 0 85 0.9%
49 Murder Maps2019-11-24 12:59:24-13:59:28 Yesterday 78 7 0 84 1.3%
50 Murder Maps2019-11-24 15:59:32-17:00:26 Yesterday 79 5 0 84 0.8%
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