TUESDAY: A film about canals became BBC4’s top-rated show of the year as ITV’s documentary exploring payday loans lost the 9pm terrestrial slot with a 6% share.
MONDAY: Channel 4 fishing documentary The Catch netted 1.5m as AMC launched with zombie spin-off Fear The Walking Dead.
SUNDAY: The Trials of Jimmy Rose failed to launch with the same fanfare as ITV’s previous drama Black Work but comfortably won the 9pm slot.
SATURDAY: The X Factor returned with its lowest series debut audience in almost a decade after losing nearly 2m viewers on the 2014 launch.
THURSDAY: The latest series of Celebrity Big Brother opened its doors to a peak audience of 2.6m viewers, easing past competition from ITV’s Stephen Fry travelogue.
WEDNESDAY: Channel 4’s French drama Witnesses was unable to score the same success as The Returned - bowing out with an audience almost 1m viewers down on its predecessor.
TUESDAY: Educating Cardiff registered 1.8m viewers on Channel 4, more than 500,000 ahead of its ITV rival School Swap.
MONDAY: BBC2 won the 9pm slot with World’s Busiest Railway while later in the evening controversial Channel 4 documentary Muslim Drag Queens informed 1m.
SUNDAY: Usain Bolt’s 100m victory in the World Championships reeled in an audience share of almost 25% as BBC1’s Big Blue Live dwarfed ITV’s Animal Mums later in the day.
SATURDAY: ITV’s The Saturday Night Story and Channel 5’s Football League Tonight remained steady as part of a quiet evening’s entertainment.
FRIDAY: The third series of BBC1 crime drama Ripper Street remained below 3m viewers as it hit its halfway point.
THURSDAY: ITV’s The Wonder of Britain recovered from last week’s low to bow out with a series average of 1.6m (7.7%).
WEDNESDAY: The Great British Bake Off served up its second biggest audience on record – despite Mary Berry accidentally revealing who would be eliminated from the competition earlier in the day.
TUESDAY: ITV’s School Swap: The Class narrowly triumphed over BBC2’s Are Our Kids Tough Enough? Chinese School in the battle of the school documentaries.
MONDAY: BBC2’s The Scandalous Lady W won the 9pm battle as no channel managed to attract more than 2.5m viewers across the 9pm hour.
SATURDAY: ITV entertainment retrospective The Saturday Night Story raised the curtain in front of an audience of 2.5m.
SUNDAY: Former 5ive star Abz Love may have counted his chickens too soon after his country life documentary failed to rock BBC2.
FRIDAY: BBC1 sitcom Mountain Goats kicked off with an audience half the size of the slot average as ITV’s BBQ Champ sunk to a series low.
THURSDAY: Very British Problems secured a solid audience for C4, helping it beat ITV in the 9pm slot.
WEDNESDAY: The Great British Bake Off continued to burn the competition despite the BBC1 format’s audience dipping slightly on last week’s opening episode.
TUESDAY: ITV one-off documentary Abducted scraped just over 1m viewers to place last in the 9pm terrestrial slot.
MONDAY: Bloomsbury Group drama Life in Squares bowed out on BBC2 with fewer than half of the audience drawn in for its opening episode.
SUNDAY: BBC2 experienced a mixed evening as Dragon’s Den pulled in its biggest audience in four years but Javone Prince’s comedy show bowed out with a series average under 350,000.
FRIDAY: Ripper Street continued on BBC1 with 300,000 fewer viewers than tuned in for last week’s opener – as ITV’s BBQ Champ lost half a million people.
SATURDAY: Football League Tonight’s maiden outing on Channel 5 failed to net a larger audience than the previous season’s highlights show on BBC1 – despite its primetime slot.
THURSDAY: Katie Hopkins’ much-publicised TLC talk show failed to rule the world, scraping slot average and falling well short of her previous project for the channel.
WEDNESDAY: The Great British Bake Off got off to a strong start on BBC1 - peaking with more than 10m viewers as the first competitor was knocked out of the show.
TUESDAY: ITV’s tribute film The One and Only Cilla Black touched a solid audience following the star’s death on Sunday. Elsewhere Hair was unable to grow its audience despite jumping to BBC2 from BBC3.
MONDAY: Channel 4 documentary A Very British Brothel enticed 1.7m viewers, as Studio Lambert’s first ITV show for five years failed to make a big splash.
SATURDAY: Channel 5’s imported historical drama Tut got underway with almost 1m viewers as The Young Montalbano reeled in nearly 500,000 on BBC4.
SUNDAY: Humans rounded off its first run with a series average of 2.8m, well ahead of the performance from Channel 4’s previous Sunday night drama Indian Summers.
FRIDAY: Ripper Street returned to BBC1 with a slot-winning audience, grilling ITV’s BBQ Champ at 9pm.
THURSDAY: ITV’s shepherding format Flock Stars rounded up a crowd below slot average, as a Prince Philip doc helped C4 to an audience of 2m.
WEDNESDAY: BBC2’s Post Office ob-doc delivered 1.4m viewers but was beaten by Channel 5’s Nightmare Tenants, Slum Landlords and Channel 4’s One Born Every Minute.
TUESDAY: Child Genius, Great Ormond Street and Benefits by the Sea all came to an end last night with mixed results.
MONDAY: Channel 5’s Ben Fogle: New Lives in the Wild rounded up competition from BBC2 and Channel 4 at 9pm, as The Boy Who Wants To Cut His Leg Off performed well.
SATURDAY: BBC1 gameshow Prized Apart bowed out with a performance narrowly above series average after only breaking the 3m viewer mark during its opening episode.
FRIDAY: Celebrity Masterchef concluded on a high, adding 400,000 to last year’s audience.
SUNDAY: BBC1’s Agatha Christie adaptation Partners In Crime made a strong start, becoming the channel’s biggest new drama launch since Poldark.
THURSDAY: A series high for Celebrity MasterChef took a bite out of Married at First Sight’s finale on Channel 4.
WEDNESDAY: Channel 4’s French thriller Witnesses got underway with an audience around one third the size of The Returned - as Desi Rascals doubled its figures following a leap to Sky 1.
TUESDAY: Channel 5 enjoyed a successful night after Benefits By The Sea and Botched Up Bodies helped it outperform Channel 4 from 9pm.
MONDAY: The terrestrial channels went head-to-head in a 9pm battle of the ob docs last night – with ITV’s Rookies coming out on top.
FRIDAY: Rock ‘n’ Roll America became BBC4’s best-rated show in eight months as it bowed out in front of an audience of almost 1m viewers.
SUNDAY: The second part of Joanna Lumley’s Trans-Siberian Adventure steamed to a primetime slot lead as The Outcast’s finale lost 700,000 viewers.
SATURDAY: The John Bishop Show bowed out with 3m viewers on BBC1 as ITV’s boxing coverage drew a peak crowd of almost 2.5m.
THURSDAY: Big Brother’s Live Final failed to match last year’s climax, as Channel 4’s Married at First Sight built its audience.
WEDNESDAY: Edward Watts’ Dispatches film Escape From Isis informed an audience of over 1m on Channel 4, as ITV’s Secret Life of Twins won the 9pm slot.
TUESDAY: BBC2’s Great Ormond Street documentary series got underway with a bigger audience than The Bank as Only Connect replacement Hive Minds started strongly on BBC4.
MONDAY: ITV police documentary Rookies won the slot despite recruiting an audience below slot average, while Hair’s migration to BBC2 failed to result in an uplift.
FRIDAY: BBC3’s T in the Park coverage peaked with over 380,000 as Kasabian took to the stage.
SUNDAY: BBC1 drama The Outcast fought off competition from Joanna Lumley on ITV and Channel 4’s Humans to triumph in a hotly-contested 9pm slot.
SATURDAY: The Wimbledon women’s final added 1m to last year’s crowd as Serena Williams picked up another title.
THURSDAY: A solid audience committed to Married at First Sight, but the controversial Channel 4 format lost out in the slot overall.
WEDNESDAY: The Autistic Gardener didn’t quite blossom for Channel 4 as it was overshadowed by the competition.
TUESDAY: ITV’s Virgin Atlantic ob-doc struggled with some turbulent viewing figures as The Syndicate ended on a series high.
MONDAY: Channel 4’s How to Get a Council House returned with a solid audience, while The Met concluded on a series high.
SUNDAY: BBC2 failed to benefit from the introduction of Family Guy after the animation was unable to top the previous series opener on BBC3.
FRIDAY: Music documentary Rock ‘ Roll America pulled in a crowd of over half a million people as Laura Robson’s defeat at Wimbledon peaked with more than 6m viewers.
SATURDAY: A sports-filled day helped the BBC to impressive audiences while ITV4’s Tour de France coverage was punctured by the lack of an English opening stage.
THURSDAY: Channel 4 documentary The Tribe bowed out on a series low and finished last in the 9pm terrestrial slot.
WEDNESDAY: England’s cruel last-minute defeat to Japan in the Women’s World Cup beat Saturday’s win over Canada.
TUESDAY: Channel 4’s comedy drama Not Safe For Work turned up with just over 700,000 viewers as ITV’s 7/7 documentary moved 1.7m.
MONDAY: BBC1 documentary The Met continued to grow its audience after four episodes, breaking the 4m mark for the first time.
FRIDAY: The Last Leg returned to Channel 4 with just over 1m viewers, while the Women’s World Cup and Glastonbury helped BBC3 to a strong night.
SATURDAY: Kanye West’s performance at Glastonbury drew a crowd of almost 2m to BBC2 as England’s victory in the Women’s World Cup scored over 1.5m viewers.
SUNDAY: Jeremy Clarkson’s final episode of Top Gear failed to produce fireworks for BBC2, driving off with an audience that was in line with the rest of series 22.
THURSDAY: ITV’s Superhospital was unable to usurp Celebrity Masterchef, as The Good Wife bowed out on More 4.
WEDNESDAY: Don’t Tell the Bride wooed significantly more viewers than it reached on BBC3 following a leap to BBC1 – but it remained well down on the flagship channel’s slot average.
TUESDAY: There was no run on The Bank last night as the BBC2 ob-doc struggled to find viewers.
MONDAY: The Met grew its audience for a third consecutive week – climbing closer to 4m viewers.
MONDAY: True Detective made a solid return to Sky Atlantic while England secured victory in the Women’s World Cup in front of a crowd of 2m.
FRIDAY: More 4 Nordic drama The Saboteurs got underway with an audience nearly 100,000 viewers ahead of the channel’s slot average.
SUNDAY: ITV drama Black Work held off competition from Channel 4’s Humans to win a competitive 9pm slot.
SATURDAY: BBC1 gameshow Prized Apart lost half a million viewers on its second outing.
THURSDAY: Hoff The Record was unable to muster more than 200,000 viewers for Dave despite a weighty marketing campaign which included changing the channel’s name for the day.
WEDNESDAY: BBC1 police drama The Interceptor shed almost 1m viewers from last week’s opener as England’s Women’s World Cup victory netted 2.3m for BBC3.
TUESDAY: Dave’s original scripted sitcom Undercover failed to track down a big audience in the face of tough competition.
MONDAY: The fifth series of Game of Thrones bowed out on Sky Atlantic with over 250,000 more viewers than the previous run mustered.
SATURDAY: BBC1 gameshow Prized Apart spluttered on take-off, as BBC3’s Women’s World Cup coverage outperformed Channel 4.
SUNDAY: Sci-fi series Humans has become Channel 4’s biggest ever original drama after scoring 4m viewers.
FRIDAY: Channel 4’s TFI Friday revival peaked with 4.3m viewers to become the most-watched show in the slot.
THURSDAY: Channel 4’s latest fixed-rig series The Tribe and BBC2 drama Stonemouth started life with solid audiences.
WEDNESDAY: BBC1 crime drama The Interceptor got underway with 3.7m denting the fortunes of ITV’s Long Lost Family.
TUESDAY: ITV documentary series Me and My Guide Dog and The Enforcers struggled to pull in many more than 2m viewers as England’s Women’s World Cup campaign got off to a strong start on BBC2.
MONDAY: Police ob-doc series The Met failed to match BBC1’s slot average, but still locked up the competition.
SUNDAY: BBC2’s Armada documentary series overhauled BBC1 drama Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrell, as the drama fell below the 2m mark for the first time.
SATURDAY: ITV’s last Champions League final before the competition switches to BT Sport entertained a peak of over 6m viewers as Barcelona triumphed again.
THURSDAY: ITV’s Britain’s Busiest Airport won the 9pm slot soaring over fellow Raw TV production The Truth about Your Teeth on BBC1.
WEDNESDAY: Long Lost Family made a solid return to ITV at 9pm as BBC1’s extended Panorama failed to outrun Channel 4.
TUESDAY: The Secret Life of Your House drew an audience of just over 1m viewers to ITV at 9pm last night and was beaten by its terrestrial rivals and sister channel ITV2.
MONDAY: ITV sitcom Vicious returned after a two year absence with 3m fewer viewers, while the second series of Benefits Street ended with an average audience around 2.5m down on its opening run.
FRIDAY: BBC2’s Britain’s Greatest Generation finished its four-part series on a low in a strong 9pm slot.
SATURDAY: BBC1’s first FA Cup final in eight years scored an audience of 7.5m, while Ninja Warrior bowed out with 4m.
SUNDAY: Britain’s Got Talent recovered from last year’s low to draw its biggest crowd since 2012.
THURSDAY: A fire on Coronation Street helped the soap to its highest audience in a year as Channel 4 beat BBC1 in the 9pm slot.
WEDNESDAY: Suntrap got off to a slow start on BBC1 - unable to outperform the debuts of post-10pm sitcoms Citizen Khan and Mrs Brown’s Boys.
TUESDAY: Channel 4 drama No Offence hit its midway point with 1.3m viewers, while Britain’s Got Talent shed 700,000 from last night’s opener.
FRIDAY: Peter Kay’s Car Share ended its journey on BBC1 with a series average of 4.8m after it made its debut on iPlayer.
SATURDAY: The Eurovision Song Contest serenaded its lowest crowd in five years but still took a chunk out of Britain’s Got Talent.