Current most watched TV shows of 2018 revealed

Latest UK TV viewing figures and ratings

Marty Putz

Here are the most watched TV shows of 2018 - so far.

Almost halfway through the year - which shows are topping the UK viewing figures and ratings?

As things stand, ITV is leading the way with four of the top five shows to date.

Britain's Got Talent tops the list and has already broken the 11 million viewer barrier.

It's the only TV show in 2018 to pass 10 million viewers, placing its ratings almost 2 million above its nearest rival, BBC One's Call The Midwife.

UK's Most Watched Shows Of 2018

Up to end of April. Official BARB 7-day catch up figures including +1 and HD channels. Highest rated single episode.

1. Britain's Got Talent - 11.2 million (ITV)

2. Call the Midwife - 9.6 million viewers (BBC One)

3. Saturday Night Takeaway - 9 million (ITV)

4. Coronation Street - 8.9 million (ITV)

5. Vera - 8.8 million (ITV)

6. Silent Witness - 8.7 million (BBC One)

Britain's Got Talent could well improve on its numbers with still plenty more of this years series to come

The 12th run of Britain’s Got Talent continues this Saturday night a fourth fun-filled episode of auditions.

Kings and queens of entertainment Simon Cowell, Amanda Holden, Alesha Dixon and David Walliams return once again to their rightful thrones on the judging panel in the search for the most exciting talent around.

The live shows will air later in the year, with Dec hosting solo for the first time in the show's history.

Meanwhile, the year ahead has plenty more TV shows that could get big ratings.

They include the Royal Wedding later this month plus the likes of Strictly Come Dancing and I'm A Celebrity later on in the year.

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