Most popular contemporary TV shows in the United Kingdom (UK) 2019

This chart shows a ranking of the ten most popular contemporary TV shows in the United Kingdom (UK) as of December 2019. The highest ranked show is Blue Planet II with a 73 percent popularity rating, followed by BBC News and Planet Earth II, with 68 percent and 66 percent respectively. The long-running children's show Blue Peter ranked the seventh most popular, followed closely by The Simpsons in eighth place.

Most popular contemporary TV shows in the United Kingdom (UK) as of December 2019

Share of respondents with a positive opinion
Blue Planet II73%
BBC News68%
Planet Earth II66%
Porridge60%
The Chase59%
BBC News at Ten59%
Blue Peter59%
The Simpsons58%
Have I Got News for You58%
BBC News at Six57%
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Source

Release date

December 2019

Region

United Kingdom

Survey time period

December 2019

Number of respondents

8000+*

Method of interview

Online interview

Supplementary notes

Figures represent the share of respondents holding a positive opinion of each show according to YouGov Ratings.

* Interviews on which the data is based vary by show, with each exceeding 8,000 respondents.

The data has been weighted by YouGov to be nationally representative of demographics in Great Britain.

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