CBB20 Overnight Ratings

The ‘civilian’ version may have suffered a ratings crash this summer, but will Celebrity Big Brother meet a similar fate for its milestone 20th edition?

Below are the ‘overnight’ viewing figures for the new series, which are released the day after broadcast and do not account for certain factors, such as timeshifted viewing. For consolidated or ‘official’ figures, click here.

UK Ratings

This table contains ratings for the original UK broadcasts on Channel 5, including data from Channel 5+1. Ratings marked with a double asterisk (**) also include data for additional broadcasts on 5STAR and 5STAR+1 (see the Notes below for further details). Daily cells are colour-coded to indicate whether that night’s episode had more or less viewers than the equivalent instalment of the previous summer series (CBB18).

Week 1Week 2Week 3Week 4
Saturday813,000
(7.2%)
974,000**
(See Notes 1 & 2)
835,000**
(See Notes 1 & 3)
Sunday1.14million
(5.2%)
1.24million
(6.3%)
1.34million
(6.6%)
Monday1.29million
(6.5%)
1.33million
(7.1%)
1.38million
(7.3%)
Tuesday1.80million
(10.8%)
1.30million
(6.4%)
1.47million
(7.7%)
1.42million
(7.3%)
Wednesday1.61million
(8.4%)
1.31million
(6.6%)
1.47million
(7.7%)
1.39million
(7.1%)
Thursday1.54million
(7.8%)
1.38million
(7.1%)
1.40million
(7.5%)
1.40million
(7.6%)
Friday1.17million
(6.0%)
1.12million
(5.6%)
1.02million
(5.4%)
1.58million
(9.2%)
Green – No. of viewers flat with or up on previous series; Red – No. of viewers down on previous series; Grey – N/A
Week Average1.53million
(8.25%)
1.19million
(6.37%)
1.27million
(7.2%)
1.36million
(7.52%)
Running Average1.53million
(8.25%)
1.32million
(7.05%)
1.30million
(7.02%)
1.31million
(7.15%)
Series Average1.31million
(7.15%)

Notes

  • [1]: During weeks 3 and 4, the Saturday episodes premiered on 5STAR at 9.00pm, ahead of their main airing on Channel 5 at 10.30pm. In the table, we have listed the combined total viewer numbers for these episodes (including 5STAR, C5, and their +1 channels). The averages at the bottom of the table do include these total viewer numbers, but do not include any audience share numbers for these episodes.
  • [2]: This episode averaged 381,000 viewers (2.0%, inc +1) on 5STAR, and 593,000 viewers (4.3%, inc +1) on Channel 5.
  • [3]: This episode averaged 258,000 viewers (1.5%, inc +1) on 5STAR, and 577,000 viewers (4.5%, inc +1) on Channel 5.