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  1. The biggest TV moments of 2010

    Wednesday 26 January 2011, 15:15

The top 10 most watched programmes of 2010 don't only showcase the year's biggest TV moments, but also shed some light on deeper trends in TV watching. Here's the list.

Top 10 watched programmes in 2010

Title

Date

Channel

Viewers

The X Factor Final Results

12 December

ITV1

17.7m...

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  • Tracking ratings for BBC programmes

    Thursday 25 November 2010, 16:10

    Like many people of my age I love to watch The Apprentice - but as life gets busier I can't always be in at 9pm on a Wednesday night to watch it. Luckily I have a PVR (Personal Video Recorder), and even if I forget to record it or series link it I can always catch it on the iPlayer. And if I don't...

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  • Are we still in love with Christmas TV?

    Friday 8 January 2010, 16:22

    Christmas is a very important time of year for BBC television. It's not that everybody suddenly watches loads more television (on average only 20 minutes more per day than the usual four hours per day in winter) - it's that people look to the BBC to offer something special and the number of people...

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