Ratings specials – Page 5

  • Africa_Zebras
    Ratings

    Factual takes centre stage

    2013-09-12T08:01:00Z

    With both BBC1 and ITV looking to strengthen their factual output, all eyes are on the genre. Stephen Price reports on how the broadcasters have performed so far this year

  • broadchurch_creative
    Features

    C4 leads commissioning revival

    2013-08-08T08:00:00Z

    C4 was the busiest broadcaster in Q2 as hours ordered increased across the board.

  • Escape To The Country
    Ratings

    A tough act to follow

    2013-08-01T07:04:00Z

    With the Olympics boosting last year’s viewing figures, maintaining volume was always going to be difficult.

  • Gold Rush
    Features

    Docs lose out to formats

    2013-06-20T08:01:00Z

    Discovery’s focus on international rights and returnable shows highlights growing demand for formats.

  • Mating Season
    Features

    May ushers in slate of original shows

    2013-06-07T13:04:00Z

    May proved to be a busy month for broadcasters and producers, with more than 100 programmes added onto our commissioning index Greenlight - almost 80% of them new programmes.

  • Eastenders
    Ratings

    EastEnders’ loss is ITV’s gain

    2013-05-23T07:01:00Z

    The BBC show has much to celebrate with its recent Bafta win, but a 10% share decline tells a different story. Stephen Price takes a look at how all the soaps are faring so far this year.

  • Bluestone 42
    Ratings

    S4C top as commissions fall

    2013-05-02T07:01:00Z

    The latest data from the Broadcast Greenlight index shows the Welsh PSB ordering the most shows, but which indies and commissioners have been the busiest?

  • The Big Reunion
    Ratings

    Digital plays supporting role

    2013-04-18T11:14:00Z

    From new shows like ITV2’s The Big Reunion to stalwarts like E4’s Hollyoaks, broadcasters’ ‘digital family’ of channels are making an important contribution.

  • Death In Paradise
    Ratings

    Big freeze boost for BBC1

    2013-04-18T11:05:00Z

    Hits from Miranda to Death In Paradise help the channel increase share in the first quarter, while Channel 4 and Channel 5 lose 12% in peak.

  • Olympics
    Ratings

    Olympics Broadcasting: record-breaking TV

    2012-08-30T08:30:00Z

    The London 2012 Olympics helped the BBC wipe the floor with the commercial channels – and the Paralympics could do something similar for C4. Stephen Price reports.

  • Trollied
    Ratings

    Going for the funny bone

    2012-05-31T08:00:00Z

    Original comedy is now a key focus for broadcasters, but for every Stella or Mrs Brown’s Boys, there’s a Campus or The Royal Bodyguard. Stephen Price looks at the recent hits and misses

  • Celebrity Juice
    Ratings

    Ratings 2011: the year PVR came of age

    2012-01-26T08:29:00Z

    We may be watching in different ways, but 2011 viewing figures show TV ratings remain robust. Stephen Price reports on the broadcasters’ fortunes and the impact of recording.

  • Spooks
    Ratings

    The PVR revolution

    2011-11-03T09:54:00Z

    Insight and analysis from Stephen Price of how time-shifting and recording is influencing different TV genres.

  • Spooks
    Ratings

    Ratings: the big schedule shake-up

    2011-08-25T06:59:00Z

    With new channel heads making their mark and Richard Desmond ringing the changes, Stephen Price asks how the main channels are faring, while our team assess the controllers

  • Doctor Who
    Ratings

    Ratings: Quarterly round-up 2011

    2011-05-12T08:29:00Z

    Viewing figures for the first quarter of 2011 were a mixed bag for the major broadcasters. Stephen Price looks at what caught viewers’ imagination and what made them switch off

  • Strictly Come Dancing
    Ratings

    Annual ratings round-up: 2010

    2011-01-28T10:02:00Z

    Audiences were up overall, with The X Factor overtaking BGT to claim top spot, while strong ratings for Downton Abbey and Sherlock proved the case for drama. Stephen Price reports.

  • Election debate
    Ratings

    BBC1 keeps share as overall volume rises

    2010-05-27T07:00:00Z

    Wintry weather helped increase the total audience in early 2010 but commercial broadcasters lost out. Stephen Price reports.

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    Ratings

    Ratings: Revealing summer’s winners and losers

    2009-10-29T08:00:00Z

    Did anyone find ratings victory during the traditional seasonal slowdown? Former ITV scheduler Stephen Price investigates.