7-DAY RATINGS: 22-28 MARCH 2021

Listed below are the seven-day consolidated ratings for programmes shown between 22-28 March 2021. 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).


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(Rank – Programme – Day – Viewership)

All Channels (top-15)

1. Line Of Duty (Sun) – 12,321,231

2. Unforgotten (Mon) – 8,136,918

3. Saturday Night Takeaway (Sat) – 7,181,149

4. Antiques Roadshow (Sun) – 6,740,435

5. Gogglebox (Fri) – 6,361,833

6. Coronation Street (Fri) – 6,318,275

7. Top Gear (Sun) – 6,303,178

8. Coronation Street (Mon) – 6,248,932

9. Coronation Street (Mon) – 6,213,913

10. Coronation Street (Wed) – 5,916,382

11. Kate Garraway: Finding Derek (Tue) – 5,902,954

12. Coronation Street (Wed) – 5,626,737

13. Beat The Chasers (Sat) – 5,488,173

14. Celebrity Bake Off (Tue) – 5,451,826

15. BBC News At Six (Mon) – 5,411,749


BBC One (top-10)

1. Line Of Duty (Sun) – 12,321,231

2. Antiques Roadshow (Sun) – 6,740,435

3. Top Gear (Sun) – 6,303,178

4. BBC News At Six (Mon) – 5,411,749

5. BBC News At Six (Tue) – 5,221,230

6. BBC News At Six (Thu) – 5,171,242

7. BBC Weekend News (Sun) – 5,000,933

8. BBC News At Six (Wed) – 4,894,487

9. BBC News At Six (Fri) – 4,877,342

10. Masterchef (Thu) – 4,852,249



BBC Two (top-10)

1. Only Connect (Mon) – 3,235,457

2. Interior Design Masters (Tue) – 3,200,246

3. Gardeners’ World (Fri) – 2,855,084

4. University Challenge (Mon) – 2,734,596

5. The Detectives (Tue) – 2,644,773

6. Mastermind (Mon) – 2,113,975

7. Richard Osman’s House Of Games (Tue) – 2,097,770

8. Great British Menu (Wed) – 2,049,949

9. Richard Osman’s House Of Games (Wed) – 2,043,320

10. Richard Osman’s House Of Games (Mon) – 2,010,216


ITV (top-10)

1. Unforgotten (Mon) – 8,136,918

2. Saturday Night Takeaway (Sat) – 7,181,149

3. Coronation Street (Fri) – 6,318,275

4. Coronation Street (Mon) – 6,248,932

5. Coronation Street (Mon) – 6,213,913

6. Coronation Street (Wed) – 5,916,382

7. Kate Garraway: Finding Derek (Tue) – 5,902,954

8. Coronation Street (Wed) – 5,626,737

9. Beat The Chasers (Sat) – 5,488,173

10. Emmerdale (Mon) – 5,391,793


Channel 4 (top-10)

1. Gogglebox (Fri) – 6,361,833

2. Celebrity Bake Off (Tue) – 5,451,826

3. 24 Hours In Police Custody (Mon) – 3,582,539

4. Taskmaster (Thu) – 2,711,076

5. Kirstie And Phil’s Love It Or List It (Wed) – 1,908,986

6. First Dates Hotel (Wed) – 1,908,926

7. The Dog House (Thu) – 1,788,498

8. Formula 1 (Sun) – 1,738,292

9. Formula 1 (Sat) – 1,614,446

10. The Circle (Fri) – 1,522,705


Channel 5 (top-5)

1. Dogs Behaving (Very) Badly (Tue) – 1,986,431

2. Ben Fogle: Return To The Wild (Tue) – 1,954,597

3. This Week On The Farm (Thu) – 1,658,761

4. Rich House, Poor House (Sun) – 1,641,014

5. Traffic Cops (Mon) – 1,619,014


*Figure does not include those who watched on devices.