Consolidated Ratings – Page 20

  • Ja’Mie: Private School Girl
    Ratings

    BBC3 fails to make impact

    2014-03-20T17:50:00Z

    Plenty has already been said about BBC3, but should its shows be in the top 30 consolidated shows?

  • Inspector George Gently
    Ratings

    BBC1 finds Gently does it

    2014-03-14T16:18:00Z

    In the same buildings where Woolies once offered its pick ’n’ mix range of gardening tools, CDs and bleach, pound shops now offer… well, much the same eclectic stuff but all for a pound.

  • Line Of Duty
    Ratings

    Line Of Duty fights back

    2014-03-07T11:13:00Z

    It’s likely that series two of BBC2’s Line Of Duty was dispatched into the world with robust hopes after the dramatic denouement of series one.

  • Stella
    Ratings

    Sky 1’s Stella holds steady

    2014-02-28T10:54:00Z

    In A Streetcar Named Desire, Marlon Brando’s bad boy Stanley stands at the foot of the steamy New Orleans apartment’s stairs and screams “Hey Stella!”. Stella’s languid descent ends in a slightly sweaty tryst; Romeo and Juliet it ain’t.

  • Death In Paradise
    Ratings

    Bleak winter lifts ratings

    2014-02-20T15:00:00Z

    It may just be an of-the-moment thing, but in this most miserable, annoying, bleak and dank of winters, where chinks of cheeriness are obscured by cold, grey swirling waters, quite a few TV series are enjoying their best of times.

  • The Tomorrow People
    Ratings

    Tomorrow’s success today

    2014-02-13T14:31:00Z

    Ardent fans of Scottish League One football still long for one result when Methil’s finest take on the pride of Angus: East Fife 4, Forfar 5.

  • Antiques Roadtrip
    Ratings

    Antiques have value for BBC1

    2014-02-07T18:08:00Z

    More than 111 million people watched the Super Bowl in the US. I’m not a great fan of knickknacks, but the idea of watching a big bowl seems preferable to me than sitting through the seemingly wilfully obtuse game that is American Football.

  • Call The Midwife
    Ratings

    BBC’s Midwife really delivers

    2014-01-31T15:34:00Z

    It’s winter and if in the hearth there burns just a candle, then the dear old television set compensates with many a warming treat.

  • Benefits Street
    Ratings

    C4 reaps the Benefits

    2014-01-27T09:26:00Z

    The year is now well under way and the schedules are beginning to take shape. Returning code-crackers got off to a decent start for ITV, while a British children’s classic has been given a youthful American rubdown for E4.

  • Sherlock
    News

    Watching the detectives

    2014-01-17T14:55:00Z

    As we emerge into the new year blinking like lambs, our national fondness for the irregular has been confirmed.

  • Mrs Brown’s Boys
    Ratings

    Christmas win for Mrs Brown

    2014-01-09T14:54:00Z

    Between 21 December and 1 January, the BBC received 80 million iPlayer requests for TV. Doctor Who’s Christmas Day episode had 2 million requests on its own – the revolution is slowly gathering pace.

  • Mrs Brown's Boys
    Ratings

    Mrs Brown's Boys takes Xmas Day consolidated crown

    2014-01-02T13:21:00Z

    Mrs Brown’s Boys’ position as Christmas Day 2013’s top show has been confirmed, after recorded viewing added a further 2m viewers to its overnight total.

  • I’m A Celebrity…Get Me Out Of Here!
    Ratings

    I’m A Celebrity up 7% year-on-year

    2013-12-19T11:43:00Z

    I’m a Celebrity’s share was 7% up year-on-year, while ITV can also toast attracting more young, upmarket viewers, writes Stephen Price.

  • The Day of the Doctor
    Ratings

    Doctor Who 50th becomes most-watched drama of 2013

    2013-12-02T11:35:00Z

    Doctor Who’s 50 th anniverary special has passed Downton Abbey to become the most watched TV drama of the year after adding 2.6m in the week after broadcast.

  • Downton-Abbey-series-4-fina
    Ratings

    Downton takes a bow

    2013-11-21T14:37:00Z

    The camera caresses the wide open spaces of Downton Abbey’s grounds as the trees, like shadowy sentinels, stand guard.

  • Great_British_Bake_Off_s4
    Ratings

    Icing on cake for Bake Off

    2013-09-05T15:41:00Z

    Maybe it’s because the news is so grim, but at 8pm on Tuesday nights people are eschewing the world of woe, perhaps delighted to fret instead about the state of strangers’ petit fours or Victoria sponges in a tent in the middle of a field; it’s as close to literally ...

  • The_Mill_apprentice_girls
    Ratings

    The Mill goes out on top

    2013-08-30T10:17:00Z

    This week had a certain fin de siècle about it as three dramas all ended on the same night, with mixed fortunes.

  • Southcliffe
    Ratings

    Non-PSBs win the day

    2013-08-15T12:51:00Z

    With exploited Victorian children and sadistic murderers, it’s currently August rather than TS Eliot’s April that is the cruellest month.

  • The Mill
    Ratings

    No trouble at The Mill

    2013-08-09T09:22:00Z

    Working in TV can be quite glamorous, but when August arrives, things do slow down – to the extent that my big job seems to be pairing up the hundreds of socks I own.

  • Run
    Ratings

    Run walks off with share rise

    2013-08-02T12:15:00Z

    Although August is the month of holidays and a time when the news goes a bit round the bend –Michael Jackson, Freddie Mercury and whistling llamas on the Today programme was the starting gun – television still entices viewers.