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Top 15 consolidated shows: 15-21 August 2016 Video

1-Sep-2016 | By Stephen Price

This week, in a development The Bard might enjoy, a funny and hilariously rude new sitcom from online-only BBC3 did rather nicely on BBC2.


Top 100 shows: 22-28 August 2016 Video

Great British Bake Off returns with best ever launch as ITV’s The X Factor slumps from last year’s opener

Top 30 shows (BBC2, C4 & C5): 22-28 Aug 2016 Video

This week, BBC1’s erstwhile Victorian London thriller, released from its Amazonian home and making its BBC2 debut, began rather handily.

Xtra Factor Live

Top 30 multichannel shows: 22-28 Aug 2016 Video

This week, ITV2’s The Xtra Factor Live stormed back onto the screen and then stumbled, while passengers on BBC4’s liner waved as it barged past and E4’s Chelsea-ites improved.

Carpool Karaoke

Top 50 non-PSB shows: 22-28 Aug 2016 Video

This week, MTV’s beach show continued merrily, while Quest benefited from some Aussie blokes digging about outdoors rather than lying around in the sun.

The Great British Bake Off

Ratings analysis: Redefining hits and misses

While audiences are down on five years ago, decent ratings are still achievable - especially in drama. Stephen Price examines how what will earn a show a recommission has changed