Fast Facts

  

AN HOUR TO SAVE YOUR LIFE

  • Watched by audiences of up to 2.2 million viewers (4+) outperforming BBC2’s prime time average by +35%.
  • A hit with the commercial target adults 16-34 winning shares of up to 38% higher than the broadcasters prime time average
  • Consistently ranked as BBC2’s second highest rated show of the day throughout the series.

 

BIRDS OF A FEATHER

  • This year, Birds of a Feather launched to an audience of over 9.5 million viewers ranking as ITV's highest rated sitcom launch in over 10 years
  • Reaching overnight audiences of over a million more than any ITV sitcom episode in 2013/2014 so far.
  • Averaged an audience +43% above ITVs prime time average and a massive 96% above ITV’s slot average

 

BRITAIN’S GOT TALENT

  • Airing its seventh series from April to June 2013, Britain’s Got Talent won an average audience of 10.9 million viewers, +104% above ITV’s prime time average.
  • Ranked as the UK’s second highest rated entertainment series of 2013 and the highest rated talent series (4+).
  • Attaining a 43.8% share for all viewers (4+) and 50.5% for the key commercial target (Adults 16-34), Britain’s Got Talent exceeded ITV’s prime time average by 95% and 170% respectively.

CELEBRITY JUICE

  • Celebrity Juice S10 was ITV2’s highest rated show of 2013 winning audiences of up to 2.2 million viewers, outperforming ITV2’s prime time average by +280%
  • Highest Rated Entertainment Show across all multi-channels since 2002
  • Celebrity Juice continues to be the highest rated programme ever on ITV2.
  • On Twitter, Celebrity Juice is a force to be reckoned with, with nearly 1.8m followers.

 

ESCAPE TO THE COUNTRY

  • Escape to the Country remains one of BBC2’s most successful daytime programmes, peaking with an audience of 2.2 million viewers and a share of 13% - this was 38% higher than BBC2’s average.

GRAND DESIGNS

  • Grand Designs is Channel 4’s no. 1 property show. 
  • The latest series of Grand Designs won an average audience of 3.1 million viewers and an audience share of 11.8% outperforming C4’s primetime average by 62%
  • S 11 launched as UK's highest rated show of the day outside BBC1 & ITV1

GREAT BRITISH RAILWAY JOURNEYS

  • The latest series of Great British Railways won audiences of up to 2.1million viewers outperforming BBC2’s access prime time average by +146%
  • Growing in popularity series-on-series, S5 was up by 8% on S4 for total individuals and up +11% for adults 16-34.

QI

  • QI attracted an average audience of 2.2 million viewers for its latest series, nearly 40% above BBC2’s prime time average (4+)
  • QI is a consistent hit amongst the young key target (adults 16-34), who outperformed BBC2’s prime time week-after-week, peaking with a share more than two and a half times the size of the broadcaster.
  • Among adults 16-34 QI was up by +21% series-on-series.

THE APPRENTICE

  • 2013 marked The Apprentice’s ninth year and it continued its strong performance, attracting audiences of up to 8.2 million viewers.
  • Maintaining its popularity with young adults, The Apprentice outperformed BBC1’s prime time average by 115% for the key demographic (16-34s).
  • Attracting an upmarket audience The Apprentice exceeded BBC1’s prime time average by up to 72% with a peak ABC1 audience of 5.6 million.

 

THE X FACTOR

  • Returning for its tenth series in the autumn, The X Factor was 2013’s second highest rated entertainment series for 16-34’s.
  • Ranked as the highest rated talent series among young adults (16-34).
  • Watched by an average audience of 9.7 million viewers and attaining a 35.9% market share, The X Factor performed 60% higher than ITV’s prime time average (4+).
  • Achieving an average audience share of 47.3% share for the key commercial target of Adults 16-34, The X Factor surpassed ITV’s prime time average by 153%.