UK TV Ratings

UK TV Ratings: Latest UK viewing figures and analysis

X Factor ratings fall behind Strictly as Movie Night fails to convince viewers to return

The X Factor fell behind rival show Strictly Come Dancing again last night with more than a million viewers preferring the BBC One dancing show. Despite no clash for the...

Topshop boss Sir Philip Green investigates X Factor's falling ratings!

Topshop owner and friend of Simon Cowell, Sir Philip Green, has apparently chaired two 'viewer summits' in an attempt to find out why The X Factor's ratings are falling! According...

What X Factor ratings crisis? 14.2 million watch Sophie Habibis eliminated

Just when Simon Cowell was reportedly planning to make drastic changes to The X Factor panel to help boost ratings, it seems viewers have been tuning back into the show...

X Factor bosses "not unduly worried" about ratings

Despite losing nearly 2 million viewers since last year, and more continuing to tune out of the show every week, X Factor bosses have today claimed they were "not unduly...

The X Factor beaten by Strictly Come Dancing for first time in four years

The X Factor's ratings woes continued today as early overnight data revealed that rival show Strictly Come Dancing has overtaken the hit reality series for the first time in four...

Despite digs, Big Brother 2011 beats Xtra Factor in ratings

Big Brother last night continued its rebound in ratings, if it was still under a million viewers for its latest show. 940,000 viewers tuned in for last night’s episode, up...

Big Brother 2011: Nominations twist boosts ratings

While we weren’t huge fans of the idea, this week’s shock nomination twist helped boost Big Brother ratings it’s been revealed. Both Wednesday and Thursday's episodes attracted 1.4 million viewers,...

X Factor 2011: More than 13 million watch Nu Vibe eliminated

The X Factor 2011 ratings rebounded healthily last night, as a peak audience of more than 13 million tune din to watch the first elimination of the series. 13.5 million...

Big Brother 2011 ratings dip to lowest ever as just 890,000 tune in

There's bad news for Channel 5 bosses on Monday, with last night's Big Brother 2011 installment interested less than a million viewers. The latest episode of the reality show limped...

X Factor 2011 ratings fall below 10 million for second live show

Double bad news for Simon Cowell this week. Not only is The X Factor USA struggling to get anywhere near his much publicised goal of 20 million viewers, but the...

X Factor 2011: Craig Colton reveals weight loss secret!

Having lost a stone in a week thanks to a crash diet, X Factor 2011 hopeful Craig Colton reveals the secret behind his dramatic weight loss in this week's Closer...

X Factor ratings dip to three year low as live shows begin

The new X Factor 2011 panel may have managed to attract 11 million viewers to the stat of the show earlier this year, but it seems the novelty of the...

X Factor 2011 ratings dip with marathon opening live show

The X Factor 2011 opening live show lost nearly a million viewers on last year, with lengthy ad breaks being blamed. Saturday night's marathon two and a half hour opener...

Big Brother 2011: Fewer than 1 million viewers tune into latest episode

Channel 5's Big Brother ratings problem became even worse last night, as the latest instalment of the new series attracted fewer than 1 million viewers. Just 900,000 fans tuned into...