WEEKEND: The Voice UK lost fewer viewers than Let It Shine to overtake its BBC1 rival as both entertainment formats returned for a second week.
THURSDAY: Wildlife documentary Spy In The Wild launched ahead of BBC1’s previous animatronic outing Spy In The Pod.
WEDNESDAY: BBC2’s timely look at the NHS delivered an audience in excess of 2m as Gogglebox-inspired Common Sense struggled to find a sizeable crowd.
TUESDAY: Martin Clunes’ ITV travelogue outmuscled Joanna Lumley’s recent effort as BBC2 failed to muster 1m for Our Dancing Town.
MONDAY: Channel 5 survival format The Week We Went Wild got off to a rocky start after failing to capitalise on its sizeable inheritance from Celebrity Big Brother.
WEEKEND: Sherlock fell by 2m to its lowest ever performance against stiff competition from Endeavour – as Dance Dance Dance got underway with 4m viewers.
SATURDAY: Let It Shine and The Voice both made solid starts in the entertainment battle as BBC1’s drama gamble with Taboo paid off.
THURSDAY: Minnow Films’ espionage series Spies failed to hook a million viewers while Death in Paradise returned on murderous form.
WEDNESDAY: ITV gameshow The Chase gripped an audience of almost 4m viewers – enough to beat every single show on BBC1 apart from its news bulletins.
TUESDAY: Celebrity Big Brother’s January opener slipped for the fourth consecutive year – but remained strong enough to outperform ITV, Channel 4 and BBC2.
The finals of Euro 2016, Strictly Come Dancing and the Grand National were among the most-watched shows live.
MONDAY: Left Bank Pictures’ The Halcyon dented the success of Silent Witness but was unable to overcome the BBC1 stalwart.
Michael McIntyre’s Big Show smashed its first series’ average, while We’re Going On A Bear Hunt performed well on C4 and The Witness For The Prosecution struggled to match previous Agatha Christie adaptations.
Sherlock was the most-watched show of the festive period, barring BBC1’s fireworks coverage, while Sky 1 cooked up success with Dawn French drama Delicious.
Strictly Come Dancing’s festive special clinched the Christmas Day ratings battle, but the combined ratings for The Queen’s Speech ultimately took the crown.
The success of Victoria, Marcella and Cold Feet was matched by The Night Manager and Planet Earth - but Top Gear and Viceland struggled.
THURSDAY: Stephen Poliakoff’s period drama closed just short of the BBC2 slot average following the finale of Masterchef: the Professionals.
WEDNESDAY: BBC1’s docu-drama recreating the tumultuous marriages of Henry VIII closed narrowly behind the channel’s slot opposite series finales on BBC2 and ITV
TUESDAY: Channel 4’s US acquisition This is Us dropped to a series low and was beaten by Channel 5, ITV2, E4 and BBC4 in the 9pm slot.
MONDAY: ITV’s Prince Harry film proved no match for the channel’s recent interview with Prince Philip.
FRIDAY: An hour-long send-off for ITV comedy Vicious sank to its lowest performance yet.
SUNDAY: The Apprentice recovered from last year’s worst performing final since 2005 to hook 6m.
SATURDAY: BBC1 dominated Saturday night’s viewing as Strictly Come Dancing glided to a close with almost 1m more viewers than last year’s final.
THURSDAY: The Apprentice built on last week’s audience to deliver 5.5m on BBC1, while Grand Designs: House of The Year closed with 1.5m on Channel 4.
WEDNESDAY: BBC2’s life overhaul format The Big Life Fix with Simon Reeve grew its audience, adding 183,000 to its debut last week.
TUESDAY: ITV’s Royal Variety Performance sunk to a new low and failed to dent the final episode of BBC1’s serial killer drama Rillington Place.
MONDAY: Love Productions’ latest social experiment Muslims Like Us launched with around half the crowd who tuned in to Make Bradford British in 2012.
FRIDAY: Gogglebox returned to form without competition from I’m a Celebrity…Get Me Out of Here – winning the slot in its final 30-minutes.
SUNDAY: The X Factor final entertained 1.5m fewer people than last year’s climax after struggling to match the competition from Planet Earth II.
THURSDAY: Who Do You Think You Are? continued to slide despite the lack of competition from I’m A Celebrity, while The Apprentice added nearly 1m viewers to last week’s all-time low audience.
WEDNESDAY: ITV’s latest crime drama got underway with almost 5m, overpowering Lucy Worsley’s BBC1 debut.
TUESDAY: Almost half a million people watched the final episode of JJ Abrams’ 10 part sci-fi drama Westworld on Sky Atlantic.
MONDAY: BBC1’s recreation of the events that led up to the 2011 Tottenham Riots was watched by 2.5m, while Guy Martin’s latest series closed with 1.9m on Channel 4.
WEEKEND: David Walliams’ Friday evening show slipped as Michael McIntyre’s Saturday night vehicle hit its halfway stage with 6m viewers.
SUNDAY: I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here! bowed out almost 1m viewers up on last year’s final as Gogglebox’s Scarlett Moffatt was crowned queen of the jungle.
THURSDAY: The Apprentice fell to its lowest audience on record as it struggled against fierce competition from I’m A Celebrity…Get Me Out Of Here.
WEDNESDAY: The Missing bowed out with its second-highest performance of the series but struggled to match the success of the debut run.
TUESDAY: BBC1’s three-part drama based on real-life serial killer John Christie launched behind slot average.
MONDAY: Channel 5’s political ob-doc MPs: Behind Closed Doors got off to a slow start, while ITV’s I’m A Celebrity continued to dominate.
WEEKEND: Ed Balls’ departure on Strictly Come Dancing helped the dancing format to its highest audience of the year, while Michael McIntyre continued to beat The X Factor.
THURSDAY: The Apprentice fell to a series low against competition from I’m A Celebrity…Get Me Out Of Here! as Danny Dyer’s family history informed 4m for WDYTYA.
WEDNESDAY: ITV’s life challenge format remained steady with 3.3m last night, while BBC2’s Black and British history series rallied to 930,000.
TUESDAY: ITV’s Martin Lewis proved more popular than Channel 4’s Mary Portas in the battle of the finance shows.
MONDAY: Guy Martin’s trip to China was unable to transport a bigger audience than his previous visit to India – as BBC2 notched up 1m for its trip to Brixton.
SUNDAY: Strictly Come Dancing retained its 11m peak from last week as I’m a Celebrity and Planet Earth II fell slightly, while Andy Murray’s victory in the ATP’s World Tour Finals was watched by more than 5m.
WEEKEND: Michael McIntyre’s Big Show narrowly outperformed The X Factor as it returned to BBC1 for a second series.
THURSDAY: The second series return of Channel 4’s The Secret Life of the Zoo fell below the 8pm slot average while ITV’s I’m a Celebrity, Get Me Out of Here continued to dominate at 9pm.
WEDNESDAY: I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here! dropped by just over a million on its third outing, while Black and British: a Forgotten History also slipped by 200,000 on BBC2.
TUESDAY: Warwick Davies’ daytime ITV quiz Tenable settled down with over 800,000, before England’s friendly clash with Spain peaked with 6.6m viewers.
MONDAY: The BBC2 adaptation of Zadie Smith’s NW performed solidly as a Children In Need special was overrun by I’m A Celebrity.
WEEKEND: England’s World Cup 2018 clash with Scotland pulled in crowd of 9m fans – while Strictly Come Dancing notched up a share of almost 50%.
SUNDAY: Linear TV proved it remains a powerful force after three shows pulled in more than 11m viewers – Strictly Come Dancing, Planet Earth and the return of I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here!
THURSDAY: Stephen Poliakoff’s WW2 drama opened with almost 2m viewers, as Channel 4’s controversial jail doc got underway with fewer than 1m.
WEDNESDAY: A US election special landed The Last Leg its highest audience to date, while the morning news bulletins were also boosted by Donald Trump’s shock victory.
TUESDAY: BBC1’s coverage of Donald Trump’s victory in the US election pulled in an audience almost twice the size than was achieved for Barack Obama’s 2012 re-election.
MONDAY: The final instalment of ITV drama Dark Angel eclipsed BBC1’s one-off factual drama Damilola: Our Loved Boy.
WEEKEND: Gogglebox climbed to a series high on Friday as ITV drama The Level bowed out with a series average of 2.6m.
SUNDAY: BBC1 enjoyed a successful night as Planet Earth II returned with a peak of almost 10m, while Poldark bowed out on a series high.
THURSDAY: BBC2 narrowly outgunned Channel 4 as the channels went head-to-head with US-themed documentaries.
WEDNESDAY: The revamped Watchdog outperformed ITV’s This Time Next Year – as E4 beat Channel 4 and Channel 5 with The Big Bang Theory.
TUESDAY: The Pride of Britain awards dominated for ITV as BBC2 launched The Choir and Arctic Live.
Monday: ITV’s Victorian drama Dark Angel dominated the evening, pulling in 5m (25.2%) from 9pm-10.30pm.
WEEKEND: The second series of sci-fi drama Humans gripped half the audience of the debut as Strictly extended its lead over The X Factor.
THURSDAY: Sky Atlantic’s big budget The Young Pope got off to an underwhelming start, pulling in 141,000 (0.8%) across its two-hour launch.
WEDNESDAY: BBC1’s final episode of The Great British Bake Off bowed out with a peak of 14.9m viewers – the format’s biggest overnight audience yet.
TUESDAY: The fifth series of Channel 5’s Lives in the Wild launched on a par with ITV’s vehicle-towing format The New Clampers: Where’s My Car.
MONDAY: The Walking Dead roared back onto Fox with 800,000 viewers – outperforming Channel 5 in the 9pm slot.
WEEKEND: Strictly Come Dancing peaked with 11m on Saturday evening while ITV’s Egyptian Sunday night drama Tutankhamun lost 800,000 viewers from last week’s launch.
THURSDAY: Anne Robinson’s Britain bowed out with a series high as The Apprentice slipped by 500,000 viewers.
WEDNESDAY: Him, Mainstreet Pictures’ supernatural thriller for ITV, was unable to outperform its debut drama Unforgotten.
TUESDAY: ITV’s The New Clampers: Where’s My Car Gone was overshadowed by BBC2’s Great Continental Railway Journeys - as the return of BBC1 drama Ordinary Lies won the 9pm slot.
MONDAY: SAS: Who Dares Wins was unable to match its debut as it returned for a second outing on Channel 4.
WEEKEND: Strictly Come Dancing hit a series high on Saturday as The X Factor slipped to a low.
SUNDAY: The revival of cult gameshow The Crystal Maze smashed Channel 4’s slot average but could not beat BBC1 and ITV dramas Poldark and Tutankhamun.
THURSDAY: Dave’s fantasy comedy Zapped! opened with an above-average audience as Paranoid and The Fall slipped to series lows.
WEDNESDAY: The Missing returned with 6m viewers – comfortably ahead of the audience who tuned in for the first series debut in 2014.
TUESDAY: National Treasure closed with 2.3m (11%) while the launch of Sharon Horgan’s black comedy Divorce doubled Sky Atlantic’s slot average.
MONDAY: Wall to Wall’s poverty experiment The Victorian Slum got underway with 2.4m (11.5%) while Big Talk’s Cold Feet continued to dominate.
WEEKEND: Victoria came to a close 300,000 ahead of ITV’s slot average and up on BBC1’s Poldark, which continued with 4.9m
THURSDAY: The Apprentice returned with almost a million fewer viewers than last year, while C5’s The Nightmare Neighbour Next Door beat C4’s Hunted.
WEDNESDAY: The Great British Bake Off hit a series high last night, while ITV’s DCI Banks closed 1m behind slot average
TUESDAY: JJ Abrams’ sci-fi drama Westworld gripped almost half a million viewers – the channel’s best-performing show of the year after Game Of Thrones.
MONDAY: Ripper Street came to the end of its debut run on BBC2 with 1m fewer viewers than it gripped on BBC1.
WEEKEND: Strictly Come Dancing extended its lead over The X Factor, while Gogglebox failed to recover from last week’s launch.
THURSDAY: The return of The Fall dented the audience for ITV’s crime drama Paranoid by over 1m.
WEDNESDAY: Botanical week on The Great British Bake Off inspired the biggest audience of the series thus far, while BBC2’s Conviction locked up 1.2m with its final episode.
TUESDAY: Social work sitcom Damned entertained over 1m after National Treasure returned to help Channel 4 to a healthy evening.
MONDAY: BBC1’s Crimewatch reboot of bowed out with 3m while BBC2’s new impression show Morgana Robinson’s The Agency made a slow start.
WEEKEND: Strictly Come Dancing outperformed The X Factor on Saturday – while Gogglebox slumped to halve its audience from the previous series opener.
THURSDAY: Channel 4 surveillance reality show Hunted returned with a slot beating 1.6m, while classic sci-fi comedy Red Dwarf entertained 810,000 with its comeback on Dave
WEDNESDAY: BBC2’s Making a Murderer style-series Conviction launched with a solid 1.4m, as The Great British Bake Off continued to dominate.
TUESDAY: Channel 4’s hard-hitting sex abuse drama National Treasure gripped 3m viewers as A+E Networks’ Blaze made a slow start.
MONDAY: Vice Media’s assault on linear TV got off to an underwhelming start – Viceland kicked off with a peak of just 17,000 viewers.
WEEKEND: Hooten and The Lady gripped almost 500,000 viewers for Sky 1 on Friday, as Victoria extended its lead over Poldark in the drama battle.
THURSDAY: BBC4 reeled in a peak of 328,000 as Skepta picked up the Mercury Music Prize, while Celebrity Juice helped ITV2 beat BBC2 at 10pm.
WEDNESDAY: The furore surrounding Bake Off’s move to Channel 4 helped the BBC show to its second highest audience of the series – as Matt Forde’s satirical show kicked off on Dave.
TUESDAY: Ellie Simmonds bronze medal-winning performance in the 400m freestyle pulled a peak of 2.5m to Channel 4 while BBC1 stole the 9pm slot with its crime thriller One of Us.
MONDAY: Cold Feet slipped by around 1m viewers to fall below ITV’s slot average as BBC4’s British Sitcom doc beat Tattoo Fixers on Holiday.
WEEKEND: ITV’s Victoria stretched its lead over BBC1’s Poldark as Joanna Lumley also boosted the commercial broadcaster.
THURSDAY: C4’s coverage of the Paralympic cycling, swimming and athletics dominated the evening while ITV’s doc Inside Scotland Yard with Trevor McDonald launched with a below slot average performance.