The success of Victoria, Marcella and Cold Feet was matched by The Night Manager and Planet Earth - but Top Gear and Viceland struggled.


Victoria triumphs over Poldark

Victoria reigned over Poldark in the Sunday drama battle.

BBC3’s first ratings revealed

The first insight into how BBC3 is performing as an online-only channel.

Top Gear reboot splutters for BBC2

All-new Top Gear spluttered at the starting line, launching with the show’s worst series debut audience in a decade.

Cold Feet triumphs for ITV

The reboot of Cold Feet smashed ITV’s slot average.

Underwhelming start for Viceland

Vice Media’s assault on linear TV got off to an underwhelming start – Viceland kicked off with a peak of just 17,000 viewers.

Doctor Thorne crushed by The Night Manager

Tom Hollander’s starring role in ITV’s Doctor Thorne was crushed by his appearance as a dastardly sidekick in The Night Manager.

Marcella dominates for ITV

Anna Friel thriller Marcella became the channel’s second new drama to launch strongly in a matter of days.

Love Island soars

Controversy helped the ITV2 format to its best performance yet, narrowly shading the audience for Big Brother on Channel 5.

Strictly Come Dancing, Planet Earth II & I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here land 11m viewers

Linear TV proved it remains a powerful force after three shows pulled in more than 11m viewers.

Game Of Thrones returns with 2.2m

The Game Of Thrones juggernaut continued to lurch forward for Sky Atlantic, as the sixth series launched with half a million more viewers than last year’s record debut.