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Archives & Special Collections: Broadcasting Audience Research

Broadcasting Audience Research

The collection consists of data sets from the Broadcasters' Audience Research Board (BARB), Joint Industry Committee for Television Advertising Research (JICTAR), Radio Joint Audience Research Ltd. (RAJAR), and associated material dating from 1966-2001. The collection is held in the Library store.

Collection details

Title Broadcasting Audience Research Collection
Dates 1966-2001
Physical Description 38 boxes and 29 loose leaf folders
Arrangement The collection consists of four datasets. Weekly TV audience reports, Weekly TV ratings top 20 and area top 10, Trends in Television, and RAJAR, The Radio Audience. The datasets are catalogued individually.
Access Restrictions Special Collections
Contents and Scope BARB Weekly Audience Reports
Astra Satellite Panel Weekly TV Audience Report, Produced for BARB by AGB, 1993-2000
Multi Channel Home Weekly TV Audience Report, produced for BARB by AGB, 2001

Weekly Summaries
TVRatings Top 20 network television programmes, produced for JICTAR by TAM Jan. 1966 - Jul. 1968
TVRatings Top 20 network television programmes, produced for JICTAR by AGB Aug. 1968 - Aug. 1981
The National Ratings Top 10, produced for BARB by AGB Aug. 1981 - July 1982
The Week's Viewing in Summary, produced for BARB by AGB July 1982 - Sept 1991
This Week's Viewing in Summary, produced for BARB by AGB Sept 1991-Oct 1998

Monthly Summaries
Trends in Television AGB Aug. 1974 - Dec. 1990

RAJAR: The Radio Audience
Summaries: Quarter 1, 1998 to March 2001, December 2001 - June 2002
Quarterly and Twice Yearly Results: Quarter 2, 1992; Quarter 1, 1993 -December 2002

Language English
Control number M0009498DO