7-DAY RATINGS OVERVIEW: 27 September-03 October 2021

Here’s a round-up of the latest seven-day consolidated ratings for week 27 September-03 October 2021. Figures are courtesy of BARB, and include those who watched live and those who watched within a seven-day period on catch-up.



To no surprise, the top two shows of the week were the Strictly Come Dancing live show on Saturday, followed by the results show on Sunday which entertained 9.5m and 8m respectively.



BBC One also occupied the three next most-watched shows of the week. Monday and Tuesday’s Silent Witness was watched by 6.12m and 5.95m respectively. The new series of Blankety Blank started well with nearly 5.9m viewers.


New drama Ridley Road began on Sunday with a consolidated audience of 4,955,942. It was beaten by ITV’s new drama Hollington Drive, which started with 5,185,332 on Wednesday night.



Gordon Gino and Fred’s latest road trip opened with 5,749,615 – making it ITV’s most watched show of the week, even beating Coronation Street and Emmerdale. Coronation Street’s most watched episode was Wednesday’s 7:30pm episode with 5.7m, followed by Monday’s 7:30pm episode with 5.5m. The most viewed episode of Emmerdale was Tuesday night’s with just under 5m.


On Channel 4, The Great British Bake Off continued strong with 8.7m viewers. 24 Hours In Police Custody retuned with just shy of 2.8m. Channel 5’s most watched show of the week was All Creatures Great & Small, which was watched by 4.4m.



On Comedy Central, new comedy panel show Rob Beckett’s Undeniable opened with 93,000, making it Comedy Central’s sixth most-watched show of the week. On the same channel, The Complaints Department continued with 75,000.


Figures are courtesy of BARB.