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.

In 2015 ITV showed:

  • The most watched entertainment programme BGT Final watched by 12.7m
  • The most watched drama on any channel 10.9m watched Downton Abbey on Christmas Day.
  • The most watched soap Coronation Street averaged 8 million in 2015 , compared to 7.1m for Eastenders.
  • The most watched sport England v Wales Rugby World Cup 9.7m on the 26th September.

Source: BARB/AdvantEdge, Jan-December 2015

  • 10.9m Tuned in for the final ever Downton Abbey on Christmas Day 2015; making it the most watched drama series in at least 13 years!

Channel Highlights

ITV is the only commercial channel that regularly attracts big audiences
  • ITV accounts for 98.1% of commercial programmes attracting more than 5m viewers.
  • Average weekly reach is 68% 
  • The top 616 commercial programmes of 2015 were on ITV.
  • The ITV Family reaches 66% of all 16-34s in an average week

And, in an average week ITV reaches: 

  • 75% ABC1’s
  • 73% ABC1 Men 
  • 66% 16-34's
  • 71% 16-34 Women
  • 84% Housewives

ITV outperforms the commercial broadcast market in terms of Social conversation

  • In 2015, ITV programmes generated 16.8m tweets 

Source: BARB/AdvantEdge, Average Weekly Reach based on 3m+ consecutive mins during Weeks 1-53 2015, Kantar Instar Social, 1st Jan - 31st Dec 2015

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