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UK 🖥️ Most watched TV show

Here is a list of the top 20 most watched TV programmes of all time, with clues. How many can you guess? (data from BARB/BFI/wiki)
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Last updated: August 8, 2020
First submittedJune 14, 2020
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Clue
Millions
Year
Channel
Answer
Den serves divorce papers on Angie
30.00
1986
BBC1
Eastenders
The aftermath of Den and Angies divorce
28.00
1987
BBC1
Eastenders
Hilda Ogden leaves Weatherfield
26.65
1987
ITV Granada
Coronation Street
16 hour charity concert, related to Band Aid
24.50
1985
BBC1
Live Aid
Del finally becomes a "millionaire". Triffic!
24.35
1996
BBC1
Only Fools and Horses
Arthur and Pauline Fowler (Mark has HIV story)
24.30
1992
BBC1
Eastenders
Annual gala, in front of the Queen, this year featuring Shirley Bassey
24.20
1965
ITV ATV
Royal Variety
Angie suffers kidney failure
24.15
1988
BBC1
Eastenders
Audrey Fforbes-Hamilton, series one finale
23.95
1979
BBC1
To the Manor Born
Annual beauty contest (now passe), Miss Peru, won this year
23.76
1967
BBC1
Miss World
More of Den and Angies divorce
23.55
1985
BBC1
Eastenders
Clue
Millions
Year
Channel
Answer
Diana Princess of Wales interview, BBC documentary show
22.78
1995
BBC1
Panorama
Bruce Forsyth and Vera Lynn top the bill of this years annual Royal charity gala
22.66
1975
ITV ATV
Royal Variety Performance
Eammon Andrews subject is Lord Mountbatten
22.22
1977
ITV Thames
This is Your Life
Jimmy Tarbuck, weekly variety show, from a Drury Lane theatre
21.89
1967
ITV ATV
Sunday Night at the London Palladium
Bawdy comedy sketches, star had hit record with Ernie, the Fastest Milkman in the West
21.67
1971
ITV Thames
The Benny Hill Show
Who shot JR
21.60
1980
BBC1
Dallas
Ken and Deidre finalise their divorce
21.60
1992
ITV Granada
Coronation Street
Annual singing contest
21.56
1973
BBC1
Eurovision Song Contest
Rag and bone sitcom. Albert looks for a lodger
21.54
1964
BBC
Steptoe and Son
Impressionists' Christmas edition
21.40
1977
BBC1
The Mike Yarwood Show
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Level 38
Jun 14, 2020
Hope you like my quiz, please rate and nominate it if you do. Thanks
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Level 29
Aug 8, 2020
Can you accept "royal variety show" or just "royal variety" for "the royal variety performance"?
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Level 38
Aug 8, 2020
Ok I've altered it, just for you!