7-DAY RATINGS: 21-27 DECEMBER 2020


Listed below are the seven-day consolidated ratings for programmes shown between 21-27 December 2020. Figures courtesy of BARB.

Figures include those who watched live, those who watched within a seven-day period and those who watched on devices (unless otherwise stated).



(Rank – Programme – Day – Viewership)

All Channels (top-15)

1. Call The Midwife (Fri) – 8,044,132

2. The Queen (Fri) – 7,220,355

3. Black Narcissus (Sun) – 7,054,649

4. The Repair Shop (Sat) – 7,011,230

5. Coronation Street (Mon) – 6,842,657

6. BBC Weekend News (Sun) – 6,769,035

7. Strictly Come Dancing (Fri) – 6,712,834

8. Coronation Street (Thu) – 6,653,666

9. Coronation Street (Fri) – 6,601,975

10. BBC News At Six (Mon) – 6,559,453

11. Blankety Blank Christmas Special (Fri) – 6,331,355

12. Coronation Street (Wed) – 6,313,073

13.Coronation Street (Mon) – 6,223,828

14.Coronation Street (Wed) – 6,047,318

15.BBC News At Six (Tue) – 5,998,196


BBC One (top-15)

1. Call The Midwife (Fri) – 8,044,132

2. The Queen (Fri) – 7,220,355

3. Black Narcissus (Sun) – 7,054,649

4. The Repair Shop (Sat) – 7,011,230

5. BBC Weekend News (Sun) – 6,769,035

6. Strictly Come Dancing (Fri) – 6,712,834

7. BBC News At Six (Mon) – 6,559,453

8. Blankety Blank Christmas Special (Fri) – 6,331,355

9. BBC News At Six (Tue) – 5,998,196

10. The Great British Sewing Bee (Sat) – 5,868,968

11. Mrs Brown’s Boys (Fri) – 5,617,229

12. BBC News At Six (Wed) – 5,603,455

13.Antiques Roadshow (Sun) – 5,570,605

14.Michael McIntyre’s The Wheel (Fri) – 5,470,884

15.Countryfile (Sun) _ 5,468,343


BBC Two (top-15)

1. Only Connect (Mon) – 3,056,892

2. University Challenge (Mon) – 2,754,782

3. University Challenge (Tue) – 2,719,069

4. Motherland (Wed) – 2,594,586

5. University Challenge (Wed) – 2,323,560

6. Upstart Crow (Mon) – 2,242,021

7. University Challenge (Sat) – 2,234,613

8. Cinderella (Sat) – 2,192,388

9. Inside The Factory (Sun) – 2,186,569

10. Victoria Wood: The Secret List (Fri) – 2,106,333

11. University Challenge (Thu) – 2,099,736

12. Nigella’s Cook, Eat, Repeat (Tue) – 2,077,825

13.Mastermind (Mon) – 2,032,839

14.Victoria Wood: The Secret List (Sat) – 1,875,315

15.Carols From King’s (Thu) – 1,816,212


ITV (top-15)

1. Coronation Street (Mon) – 6,842,657

2. Coronation Street (Thu) – 6,653,666

3. Coronation Street (Fri) – 6,601,975

4. Coronation Street (Wed) – 6,313,073

5. Coronation Street (Mon) – 6,223,828

6. Coronation Street (Wed) – 6,047,318

7. Emmerdale (Mon) – 5,765,916

8. Emmerdale (Wed) – 5,694,464

9. Emmerdale (Tue) – 5,498,427

10. The Masked Singer (Sat) – 5,422,682

11. Emmerdale (Thu) – 5,371,034

12. Emmerdale (Fri) – 4,908,949

13.ITV Evening News (Wed) – 4,887,446

14.The Chase Celebrity Special (Wed) – 4,707,738

15.Celebrity Catchphrase (Thu) – 4,672,340


ITV2 (top-5)

1. Justice League (Sun) – 1,050,300*

2. Justice League (Sun) – 1,004,887

3. Spectre (Fri) – 937,000*

4. Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again (Sat) _ 844,900*

5. Spectre (Fri) – 838,587


Channel 4 (top-15)

1. The Great Festive Bake Off (Thu) – 4,362,274

2. Big Fat Quiz Of The Year (Sat) – 3,943,625

3. Gogglebox (Fri) – 3,574,550

4. Home Alone 2 (Fri) – 2,950,174

5. Escape To The Chateau (Fri) – 2,904,059

6. One Night In Hamley’s (Thu) – 2,717,727

7. Quentin Blake’s Clown (Fri) – 2,136,745

8. Sarah Beeny’s New Life In The Country (Tue) – 2,135,152

9. 8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown (Mon) – 1,786,195

10. The Supervet (Sun) – 1,760,165

11. The Italian Job (Fri) – 1,743,278

12. Christmas At Highclere And Warwick Castle (Tue) – 1,714,127

13.First Dates (Wed) – 1,699,475

14.Inside John Lewis (Mon) – 1,635,489

15.It’s A Wonderful Life (Thu) – 1,573,900*


E4 (top-10)

1. Gogglebox (Thu) – 860,851

2. Hollyoaks (Mon) – 775,798

3. Hollyoaks (Tue) – 768,666

4. Hollyoaks (Wed) – 707,829

5. Peter Rabbit (Sat) – 674,700*

6. How To Train Your Dragon (Thu) – 474,127

7. Jason Bourne (Fri) – 447,100*

8. The Big Bang Theory (Tue) – 445,462

9. Celebrity Gogglebox (Thu) – 438,134

10. Ice Age 2 (Fri) – 415,625


Channel 5 (top-15)

1. All Creatures Great & Small (Tue) – 4,879,252

2. The Yorkshire Vet (Tue) – 2,040,370

3. Wartime At Christmas (Thu) – 2,026,845

4. Wartime At Christmas (Thu) – 1,637,305

5. World’s Strongest Man (Sat) – 1,546,595

6. This Week On The Farm (Thu) – 1,529,731

7. Britain’s Favourite 80s Songs (Fri) – 1,514,722

8. Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (Fri) – 1,512,500*

9. Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (Fri) – 1,478,400*

10. World’s Strongest Man (Sun) – 1,420,283

11. Police Interceptors (Mon) – 1,400,347

12. All Creatures Great & Small (Sat) – 1,248,800*

13.David Jason: Britain’s Favourite TV Star (Mon) – 1,235,666

14.We Love Only Fools And Horses (Sun) – 1,235,239

15.Matilda (Tue) – 1,185,600*


Sky One (top-5)

1. Roald And Beatrix (Wed) – 1,226,748

2. Roald And Beatrix (Thu) – 942,900*

3. Jack And The Beanstalk: After Ever After (Tue) – 867,922

4. Elf (Thu) – 564,700*

5. Dolittle (Sat) – 531,800*



*Figure does not include those who watched on devices.