Revealed: The 40 most-watched TV shows of 2015

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They are the 40 programmes most popular with TV viewers this year - and they are dominated by one hit series.

The Great British Bake Off features seven times in the top eight in a chart compiled by the Press Association from ratings information published by the Broadcasters’ Audience Research Board (Barb).

1. The Great British Bake Off (October 7, BBC1): 15.05 million

2. Britain’s Got Talent (May 31, ITV): 12.75 million

3. The Great British Bake Off (September 30, BBC1): 12.65 million

4. The Great British Bake Off (September 2, BBC1): 12.39 million

5. The Great British Bake Off (August 26, BBC1): 12.36 million

6. The Great British Bake Off (September 16, BBC1): 12.35 million

7. The Great British Bake Off (August 19, BBC1): 12.01 million

8. The Great British Bake Off (September 9, BBC1): 12.00 million

9. Strictly Come Dancing (December 5, BBC1): 11.93 million

10. Britain’s Got Talent (April 25, ITV): 11.86 million

11. Strictly Come Dancing (November 21, BBC1): 11.77 million

12. Strictly Come Dancing (November 14, BBC1): 11.71 million

13. Britain’s Got Talent (May 2, ITV): 11.69 million

14. Britain’s Got Talent (May 9, ITV): 11.64 million

15. The Great British Bake Off (August 5, BBC1): 11.62 million

16. The Great British Bake Off (August 12, BBC1): 11.59 million

17. EastEnders (February 19, 9.30pm, BBC1): 11.57 million

18. Britain’s Got Talent (May 16, ITV) 11.55 million

= Strictly Come Dancing (November 28, BBC1) 11.55 million

20. Britain’s Got Talent (April 18, ITV): 11.47 million

21. EastEnders (February 19, 7.30pm, BBC1): 11.33 million

= I’m a Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here! (November 15, ITV): 11.33 million

23. Strictly Come Dancing (November 22, BBC1): 11.26 million

24. Britain’s Got Talent (April 11, ITV): 11.25 million

25. The Great British Bake Off (September 23, BBC1): 11.09 million

26. Strictly Come Dancing (December 6, BBC1): 11.07 million

27. EastEnders (February 20, BBC1): 10.94 million

= I’m a Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here! (December 6, ITV): 10.94 million

= Strictly Come Dancing (November 15, BBC1): 10.94 million

30. Strictly Come Dancing (November 29, BBC1) 10.92 million

31. Downton Abbey (November 8, ITV): 10.90 million

32. Strictly Come Dancing (November 8, BBC1): 10.87 million

33. Broadchurch (January 5, ITV): 10.86 million

34. Strictly Come Dancing (October 17, BBC1): 10.85 million

= Strictly Come Dancing (October 31, BBC1): 10.85 million

36. Strictly Come Dancing (November 7, BBC1): 10.77 million

37. Call the Midwife (February 15, BBC1): 10.73 million

38. Call the Midwife (February 1, BBC1): 10.60 million

39. I’m a Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here! (November 16, ITV): 10.56 million

40. I’m a Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here! (November 22, ITV): 10.50 million

Note: All figures are Barb’s consolidated ratings for seven days. This is the number of people who watched a programme live plus those who watched a recording of the show within a week of its original transmission.