Prepare to enjoy all of life's rich experiences on ITV. Those amazing, unforgettable moments enjoyed on a rollercoaster of emotions across drama, sport, comedy, entertainment and documentaries. It's the shows none of us can get enough of. 

  • Peaking with 14 million viewers, Britain's Got Talent was the most watched entertainment series of 2014 compared with any channel, not to mention the biggest overnight audience and a 47% share for its launch.
  • Coronation Street continues to be the UK's most watched soap with an average of 8.4 million viewers for every episode in 2014.
  • Cilla was the most watched new drama of any channel with 8.6m watching the launch.
  • 13.5m viewers for the launch of I'm Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here!
  • 18.2m England v Uruguay match making it the Most Watched programme in 2014
  • 10.1m Britain’s Got Talent launched on the 11th April with 10.1m, making it ITV’s most watched programme this year

Channel Highlights

  • Each week ITV reaches 71.6% of the TV viewing population
  • 97.9% of all commercial programmes achieved audiences over 5 million
  • ITV played 87 of the top 100 commercial programmes for 16-34s in 2015 so far
  • The ITV Family reaches 68% of 16-34s in an average week. That's more than 10 million viewers

And, in an average month ITV reaches: 

  • more ABC1’s (77%)
  • ABC1 Men (74%)
  • 16-34's (68%)
  • Housewives (86%)

than any other commercial channel.

ITV Where life lives

So far in 2015 ITV has shown:

• The most watched drama on any channel - Series 2 of Broadchurch caused some controversy but 10.9m watched the launch on the 5th of January.

• The most watched soap - Whilst Eastenders has tried everything, year-long murder plots, child killers, live episodes, anniversary specials, it is Coronation Street that consistently gets more viewers, averaging 8.4m in Q1, compared to 8.1m for the BBC Soap.

• The most watched documentary - The Mafia with Trevor McDonald was watched by 5.5m on the 23rd of March.

• The most watched entertainment programme - BGT returned on the 11th of April with 11.2m viewers.

• The most watched leaders’ debate - ITV made history on the 2nd April with 7.3m people watching.

ITV Programme Highlights

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