7-DAY RATINGS: 23-29 AUGUST 2021

Listed below are the seven-day consolidated ratings for programmes shown between 23-29 August 2021. Figures courtesy of BARB.

Figures include those who watched live and those who watched within a seven-day period on catch-up or on devices. Pre-transmission viewing is included.



(Rank – Programme – Day – Viewership)

All Channels (top-15)

1. Vigil (Sun) – 9,846,480

2. Vera (Sun) – 6,929,056

3. Coronation Street (Mon) – 5,451,504

4. Coronation Street (Mon) – 5,323,273

5. Coronation Street (Fri) – 5,321,477

6. Coronation Street (Wed) – 5,273,394

7. Coronation Street (Wed) – 4,949,954

8. Celebrity Masterchef (Tue) – 4,749,846

9. BBC Weekend News (Sun) – 4,747,008

10. Emmerdale (Tue) – 4,722,397

11. Countryfile (Sun) – 4,711,693

12. Emmerdale (Thu) – 4,582,845

13. Emmerdale (Fri) – 4,573,834

14. Emmerdale (Wed) – 4,570,144

15. Emmerdale (Mon) – 4,564,437



BBC One (top-15)

1. Vigil (Sun) – 9,846,480

2. Celebrity Masterchef (Tue) – 4,749,846

3. BBC Weekend News (Sun) – 4,747,008

4. Countryfile (Sun) – 4,711,693

5. Celebrity Masterchef (Mon) – 4,537,376

6. Celebrity Masterchef (Fri) – 4,310,388

7. Antiques Roadshow (Sun) – 3,969,630

8. BBC Weekend News (Sun) – 3,888,925

9. Ghosts (Mon) – 3,871,212

10. BBC News At Tne (Tue) – 3,741,362

11. EastEnders (Tue) – 3,678,099

12. BBC News At Ten (Thu) – 3,629,678

13. EastEnders (Thu) – 3,609,357

14. BBC News At Six (Thu) – 3,525,477

15. The Repair Shop (Wed) – 3,496,908


BBC Two (top-10)

1. Only Connect (Mon) – 2,903,790

2. University Challenge (Mon) – 2,510,164

3. Mortimer & Whitehouse: Gone Fishing (Sun) – 2,135,386

4. Gardeners’ World (Fri) – 2,122,048

5. Mastermind (Mon) – 1,881,549

6. Parkinson (Sat) – 1,742,544

7. Saving Lives At Sea (Tue) – 1,604,598

8. Jay’s Yorkshire Workshop (Wed) – 1,574,475

9. Richard Osman’s House Of Games (Fri) – 1,455,627

10. Richard Osman’s House Of Games (Wed) – 1,422,422



ITV (top-15)

1. Vera (Sun) – 6,929,056

2. Coronation Street (Mon) – 5,451,504

3. Coronation Street (Mon) – 5,323,273

4. Coronation Street (Fri) – 5,321,477

5. Coronation Street (Wed) – 5,273,394

6. Coronation Street (Wed) – 4,949,954

7. Emmerdale (Tue) – 4,722,397

8. Emmerdale (Thu) – 4,582,845

9. Emmerdale (Fri) – 4,573,834

10. Emmerdale (Wed) – 4,570,144

11. Emmerdale (Mon) – 4,564,437

12. Emmerdale (Thu) – 4,222,820

13. Long Lost Family (Mon) – 3,514,720

14. Heathrow: Britain’s Busiest Airport (Wed) – 3,247,606

15. ITV Evening News (Mon) – 3,019,604


Channel 4 (top-15)

1. Celebrity SAS: Who Dares Wins (Sun) – 2,495,779

2. Remarkable Renovations (Wed) – 1,874,302

3. Deceit (Fri) – 1,770,151

4. 24 Hours In A&E (Tue) – 1,688,329

5. Changing Rooms (Wed) – 1,572,834

6. Secret Life Of The Zoo (Tue) – 1,355,824

7. Formula 1 (Sun) – 1,334,000

8. Formula 1 (Sat) – 1,318,455

9. 102 Minutes That Changed America (Mon) – 1,186,696

10. Joe Lycett’s Got Your Back (Thu) – 1,174,226

11. The Last Leg Of Tokyo 2020 (Thu) – 1,048,737

12. The Last Leg Of Tokyo 2020 (Tue) – 1,038,340

13. The Last Leg Of Tokyo 2020 (Fri) – 1,016,912

14. The Last Leg Of Tokyo 2020 (Wed) – 975,516

15. Secret Spenders (Mon) – 965,037



Channel 5 (top-10)

1. Tsunami (Mon) – 1,668,896

2. Nick Knowles’ Big House Clearout (Thu) – 1,668,395

3. Coastal Devon & Cornwall (Wed) – 1,569,320

4. Police Interceptors (Mon) – 1,495,764

5. Alex Polizzi: My Hotel Nightmare (Thu) – 1,476,399

6. Tsunami (Wed) – 1,392,958

7. Tsunami (Tue) – 1,350,332

8. Motorhoming with Merton & Webster (Fri) – 1,332,507

9. Princess Alexandra: The Queen’s Confidant (Sat) – 1,132,507

10. Rich House, Poor House (Sun) – 1,026,201


E4 (top-10)

1. Below Deck Mediterranean (Mon) – 656,720

2. Hollyoaks (Mon) – 579,714

3. Below Deck Mediterranean (Tue) – 568,077

4. Hollyoaks (Fri) – 562,047

5. Hollyoaks (Thu) – 558,255

6. Below Deck Mediterranean (Thu) - 542,408

7. Hollyoaks (Wed) – 539,939

8. Hollyoaks (Tue) – 530,842

9. Gogglebox (Fri) – 524,209

10. Below Deck Mediterranean (Fri) – 504,693



ITV2 (top-3)

1. Love Island (Mon) – 4,082,999

2. Family Guy (Mon) – 907,988

3. Family Guy (Mon) – 449,500


ITVBe (top-3)

1. Ferne McCann: First Time Mum (Tue) – 334,941

2. The Real Housewives Of Atlanta (Sun) – 130,142

3. Dinner Date (Sun) – 125,900



*Figures do not include those who watched on devices.