28-DAY RATINGS: 01-07 MARCH 2021

Listed below are the twenty eight-day consolidated ratings for programmes shown between 01-07 March 2021. Figures courtesy of BARB. Figures include those who watched live, those who watched within a twenty eight-day period and those who watched on devices (unless otherwise stated).


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(Rank – Programme – Day – Viewership)

All Channels (top-15)

1. Unforgotten (Mon) – 9,395,039

2. Bloodlands (Sun) – 9,275,171

3. Saturday Night Takeaway (Sat) – 7,573,314

4. Gogglebox (Fri) – 6,734,798

5. Coronation Street (Mon) – 6,714,191

6. Coronation Street (Mon) – 6,663,121

7. Coronation Street (Wed) – 6,548,500

8. Coronation Street (Fri) – 6,469,245

9. Coronation Street (Wed) – 5,870,500

10. Antiques Roadshow (Sun) – 5,784,521

11. McDonald And Dodds (Sun) – 5,640,949

12. BBC News At Six (Mon) – 5,614,567

13. Masterchef (Mon) – 5,586,070

14. Emmerdale (Wed) – 5,502,976

15. Attenborough’s Life In Colour (Sun) – 5,469,657


BBC One (top-10)

1. Bloodlands (Sun) – 9,275,171

2. Antiques Roadshow (Sun) – 5,784,521

3. BBC News At Six (Mon) – 5,614,567

4. Masterchef (Mon) – 5,586,070

5. Attenborough’s Life In Colour (Sun) – 5,469,657

6. BBC News At Six (Wed) – 5,412,080

7. BBC News At Six (Fri) – 5,351,141

8. BBC News At Six (Tue) – 5,343,494

9. BBC News At Six (Thu) – 5,271,624

10. EastEnders (Tue) – 5,139,345


BBC Two (top-10)

1. The Terror (Wed) – 3,861,092

2. Only Connect (Mon) – 3,361,872

3. The Terror (Wed) – 3,336,410

4. Interior Design Masters (Tue) – 2,157,600

5. Richard Osman’s House Of Games (Fri) – 2,948,249

6. Richard Osman’s House Of Games (Mon) – 2,822,095

7. University Challenge (Mon) – 2,731,846

8. Richard Osman’s House Of Games (Tue) – 2,625,053

9. Richard Osman’s House Of Games (Thu) – 2,614,860

10. Richard Osman’s House Of Games (Wed) – 2,601,9960


ITV (top-10)

1. Unforgotten (Mon) – 9,395,039

2. Saturday Night Takeaway (Sat) – 7,573,314

3. Coronation Street (Mon) – 6,714,191

4. Coronation Street (Mon) – 6,663,121

5. Coronation Street (Wed) – 6,548,500

6. Coronation Street (Fri) – 6,469,245

7. Coronation Street (Wed) – 5,870,500

8. McDonald And Dodds (Sun) – 5,640,949

9. Emmerdale (Wed) – 5,502,976

10. Emmerdale (Tue) – 5,395,815


Channel 4 (top-10)

1. Gogglebox (Fri) – 6,734,798

2. Great Pottery Throwdown (Sun) – 3,286,062

3. The Last Leg (Fri) – 2,352,935

4. Kirstie And Phil’s Love It Or List It (Wed) – 2,224,226

5. 24 Hours In A&E (Tue) – 1,982,960

6. Extraordinary Escapes (Wed) – 1,691,770

7. Max Clifford: The Fall Of The Tabloid King (Mon) – 1,664,972

8. The Great (Sun) – 1,509,364

9. Grayson’s Art Club (Fri) – 1,310,834

10. A New Life In The Sun (Fri) – 1,167,369


Channel 5 (top-5)

1. Inside Chernobyl With Ben Fogle (Wed) – 3,781,919

2. Ben Fogle: Return To The Wild (Tue) – 2,457,959

3. Harry And Meghan Vs The Monarchy (Sat) – 2,188,943

4. 22 Kids And Counting (Mon) – 2,150,066

5. Dogs Behaving (Very) Badly (Tue) – 1,985,261


*Figure does not include those who watched on devices.