British TV xmas ratings 2023

British TV xmas ratings 2023

The King’s Christmas Message was the most viewed show amongst Brits watching Christmas Day content.

But at 5.9m viewers it marks a huge drop from Charles’s first-ever Christmas message as monarch last year, which had an average of 8.1 million viewers on BBC One (and 10.6 million on BBC One, BBC Two and ITV).

1. The King’s Christmas Broadcast, BBC One – 5.9m
2. Strictly Come Dancing Christmas Special, BBC One – 5.3m
3. Doctor Who, BBC One – 4.7m
4. Ghosts, BBC One – 4.4m
5. Call the Midwife, BBC One – 4.4m
6. Michael McIntyre’s Christmas Wheel, BBC One – 4.2m
7. EastEnders, BBC One – 3.6m
8. Toy Story 4, BBC One – 3.5,9.
9. The 1% Club, ITV – 3.4m
10. Tabby McTat, BBC One – 3.3m

Source: Independent, Guardian.