All Ratings special feature articles – Page 3

  • Great British Bake Off
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    The top consolidated shows of 2016

    2017-01-11T10:23:00Z

    Broadcast unveils a channel-by-channel breakdown of the top-rating shows of 2016 - featuring The Great British Bake Off, Top Gear, I’m A Celebrity and Channel 4’s We’re All Going on a Bear Hunt.

  • Ross Kemp
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    Top 10 Sky factual shows, by channel, 2016

    2016-12-16T11:48:00Z

    Video: Top 10 Sky 1 shows Video: Top 10 Sky Atlantic shows

  • Dogs Might Fly
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    Sky strikes the right balance

    2016-12-15T11:46:00Z

    From flying dogs to Ross Kemp’s encounters with Isis, Sky’s factual shows have to both deliver ratings and woo new subscribers. Stephen Price looks at how this year’s offerings performed.

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    Life beyond Downton Abbey

    2016-10-28T12:01:00Z

    Factual is at a turning point for ITV as dramas such as The Durrells and Victoria help to plug the gap on Sunday nights and the entertainment juggernauts roll on.

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    Ratings analysis: Redefining hits and misses

    2016-09-07T16:34:00Z

    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

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    Ratings analysis: Love Island, ITV2

    2016-07-21T12:05:00Z

    The second series of Love Island gave Channel 5’s Big Brother a run for its money and, crucially, was a smash with lucrative young audiences. Stephen Price reports

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    Ratings Analysis: under-16 viewing

    2016-07-01T12:46:00Z

    While TV viewing is declining fastest among under-16s, family entertainment is holding their interest and some broadcasters are growing their share of this age group.

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    Daytime battle: ITV gains ground on BBC1

    2016-06-02T11:57:00Z

    Commercial broadcaster is showing marked improvement in daytime, with audience share up 5.6% at the BBC’s expense. Stephen Price reports on the key battlegrounds

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    Ratings analysis: ITV channels

    2016-04-08T10:25:00Z

    ITV’s year is off to a solid start, with share up in all hours and peak following a tough 2015. But after some missteps in drama, it has some way to go to hit the heights of previous years

  • Red Dwarf
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    Ratings analysis: multichannel scripted comedy

    2016-02-19T09:48:00Z

    Digital channels often struggle to attract the kind of audiences enjoyed by their terrestrial rivals, but comedy has been one way for them to compete. Stephen Price reports

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    2015 consolidated ratings analysis

    2016-01-22T11:22:00Z

    BBC1 and C4 were the only PSB channels to increase share in a year when overall viewing fell, with the likes of Poldark and Humans hitting the mark with viewers.

  • downton
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    Top 10 shows of 2015: by genre

    2016-01-22T11:14:00Z

    Downton Abbey, Britain’s Got Talent and The Great British Bake Off ride high in our breakdown of the year’s biggest shows - by genre.

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    The Fincham years: ITV's ratings highs and lows

    2016-01-19T16:31:00Z

    Despite creative highs from Downton Abbey to Exposure’s Jimmy Savile doc, Peter Fincham couldn’t stem ITV’s ratings decline, says Stephen Price

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    Ratings analysis: teatime dramas

    2015-12-17T08:32:00Z

    Shunted around the Saturday schedule and with stiff competition from ITV, Doctor Who’s latest series was its lowest-rating yet. Stephen Price examines how it compares with its predecessors

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    Ratings analysis: Downton Abbey, ITV

    2015-11-19T08:22:00Z

    Downton Abbey gave a huge boost to ITV’s Sunday night and Christmas Day ratings. Stephen Price assesses the period drama’s impact, and how the schedules will shape up now

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    TV Player Report: putting players to the test

    2015-10-15T08:22:00Z

    As Barb releases data on viewing via smart phones, tablets and computers, Stephen Price explains how it is measured and breaks down the figures for some of TV’s biggest shows

  • prized-apart
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    Ratings analysis: Saturday peak time

    2015-09-10T08:22:00Z

    Japanese imports, new homegrown formats and reboots of old favourites have all featured in this year’s Saturday night ratings tussle. Stephen Price takes a look at how they’ve fared

  • Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell
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    Drama: hits and misses

    2015-07-09T10:23:00Z

    Will the low ratings of BBC1’s Jonathan Strange Mr Norrell force a retreat into safer territory? Paul Whitelaw examines why acclaimed dramas don’t always connect with viewers

  • Dont Tell the Bride
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    Ratings analysis: youth audiences 16-34s

    2015-07-02T08:20:00Z

    Channel 4’s Humans and ITV’s Britain’s Got Talent are reaching those all-important younger viewers, but what will be the impact of BBC3’s move online?

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    Drama special: ratings analysis

    2015-06-18T09:44:00Z

    Home and abroad, British drama is in demand, with hits over the past 18 months ranging from BBC2’s adaptation of Wolf Hall to ITV’s Cilla biopic. Stephen Price reports