BBC iPlayer’s top 10 most popular episodes of 2017 so far


The BBC has announced that Blue Planet II has shot to the top of its iPlayer chart for 2017, with a new update of its top ten most accessed episodes of the year.

Two episodes from the show make it to the top ten in all, with only Doctor Foster also getting a pair of instalments into the chart. The full list, as per the BBC this morning, reads as follows:


          1  Blue Planet II  Episode 1 One Ocean         4,235,000
          2  Taboo  Episode 1         4,102,000
          3  Doctor Foster Series 2  Episode 1         3,674,000
          4  Three Girls Series 1  Episode 1         3,447,000
          5  Sherlock Series 4  Episode 1 The Six Thatchers         3,340,000
          6  Blue Planet II  Episode 2 The Deep         3,278,000
          7  Apple Tree Yard  Episode 1         3,110,000
          8  Three Girls  Episode 2         3,032,000
          9  Line of Duty Series 4  Episode 1         3,026,000
        10  Doctor Foster Series 2  Episode 2         3,015,000


There’s still time for the Blue Planet to be toppled, though, with an abundance of boxsets hitting iPlayer later this week. Plus, the small matter of a lot of Christmas telly to catch up on!