The Eaters of Light - Overnight Viewing FiguresBookmark and Share

Sunday, 18 June 2017 - Reported by Marcus
The Eaters of Light: Kar (Rebecca Benson) (Credit: BBC/BBC Worldwide (Simon Ridgway))Doctor Who - The Eaters of Light, had an audience of 2.89 million viewers, a share of 22% of the total TV audience, according to unofficial overnight figures.

The overnight rating is the lowest the series has received in its history, just below that received by The Lie of the Land, which was up against the Britain's Got Talent final.

Doctor Who faired relatively well compared to other programmes on Saturday with all suffering from the good weather across the UK on Saturday with the highest rated programme, BBC News, getting just 4.09 million watching. Casualty had 3.75 million while Mrs Brown's Boys had 3.40 million. Pitch Battle, which followed Doctor Who had just 2.03 million watching.

ITV peaked with just 3.11 million viewers for The Voice Kids, while the film Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason had just 1.60 million viewers.

Final figures which will include those who recorded the programme and watched it later, will be published next week.




Lie of the Land - Official RatingsBookmark and Share

Monday, 12 June 2017 - Reported by Marcus


Doctor Who - The Lie Of The Land had an official rating of 4.82 million viewers.

The episode, which was shown against the final of Britain's Got Talent, managed to slip into the top 30 programmes of the week. thanks to viewers who recorded the programme and watched it within a week of transmission.

The official rating is the first time Doctor Who has dropped below 5 million viewers since the series returned in 2005.

Doctor Who was the 9th most watched programme on BBC Television for the week, and the 2nd most watched programme on television on Saturday night.

The week was dominated by the ITV talent show, with the various heats, shown throughout the week, dominating the chart. Britain's Got Talent, however, didn't take the top spot. That was achieved by the concert One Love Manchester, held to honour and raise money for the victims of the Manchester terrorist attack, which had 11.63 million watching.




Empress Of Mars - AI:83Bookmark and Share

Monday, 12 June 2017 - Reported by Marcus
Empress of Mars: The Doctor (Peter Capaldi) (Credit: BBC/BBC Worldwide (Jon Hall))
Doctor Who - Empress Of Mars had an Audience Appreciation or AI figure of 83

The Appreciation Index in an indication of how much viewers enjoyed the episode. It is based to the reactions of a selected panel of viewers, who rate the episode shortly after transmission.

83 is considered a good score, roughly similar to the scores achieved by the last series of the show,

The highest score for the evening on the two main channels was for Casualty, which scored 84.




Australian overnight ratings for Empress of Mars and final ratings for PyramidBookmark and Share

Monday, 12 June 2017 - Reported by Adam Kirk
Empress of Mars has debuted in Australia, averaging 384,000 viewers in the five major capital cities. The story was the highest rating ABC drama of the day and the tenth highest rating program of the day overallThese ratings do not include iview, regional or time-shifted viewers.

Meanwhile, including time-shifted viewers, The Pyramid at the End of the World averaged 506,000 consolidated viewers in the five major capital cities. With 86,000 extra viewers it was the third highest time-shifted program of the day (the highest time-shifted program had 177,000 extra viewers) and the eleventh highest rating program of the day overallThese ratings do not include iview or regional viewers.




Empress Of Mars - Overnight Viewing FiguresBookmark and Share

Sunday, 11 June 2017 - Reported by Marcus
Empress of Mars: Friday (Richard Ashton) (Credit: BBC/BBC Worldwide (Simon Ridgway))Doctor Who - Empress Of Mars had an estimated audience of 3.58 million viewers, a share of 20.6% of the total TV audience, according to unofficial overnight viewing figures.

Viewing figures were down across the day with no programme getting more than 5 million throughout the day.

Top for the day was Football: World Cup on ITV with 4.73 million watching. The Voice, Kids, had an audience of 4.23 million.

On BBC One, with the ramifications of the UK Election still shaking the country, BBC News at 10pm actually topped the chart with 4.32 million watching. Casualty had an audience of 3.9 million, whicle the comedy Mrs Brown's Boys had 3.58 million watching, Making Doctor Who 6th for the day.

The film Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom had 2.06 million viewers

Final figures should be available next week.




The Pyramid At The End Of The World - Official RatingBookmark and Share

Monday, 5 June 2017 - Reported by Marcus


Doctor Who - The Pyramid At The End Of The World had an official rating of 5.79 million viewers.

The rating was enough to make Doctor Who the 14th most watched programme on British Television for the week and the 6th highest on the BBC.

Top for the week was again Britain's Got Talent with 10.62 watching. Doctor Who was helped by following Match of the Day which topped the BBC weekly chart with 7.50 million watching the FA Cup Final.

Doctor Who was the highest rated non-soap drama for the week.




The Lie Of The Land - AI:82Bookmark and Share

Monday, 5 June 2017 - Reported by Marcus
The Lie Of The Land: The Doctor (Peter Capaldi) (Credit: BBC/BBC Worldwide (Simon Ridgway))
Doctor Who - The Lie Of The Land had an Audience Appreciation or AI figure of 82

The Appreciation Index in an indication of how much viewers enjoyed the episode. It is based to the reactions of a selected panel of viewers, who rate the episode shortly after transmission.

82 is considered a good score, roughly similar to the scores achieved by the last series of the show,

The highest score for the evening on the two main channels was for Mrs Brown's Boys, which scored 85.




Australian overnight ratings for The Lie of the Land and final ratings for ExtremisBookmark and Share

Monday, 5 June 2017 - Reported by Adam Kirk
The Lie of the Land  has debuted in Australia, averaging 428,000 viewers in the five major capital cities. The story was the second highest rating ABC drama of the day and the tenth highest rating program of the day overallThese ratings do not include iview, regional or time-shifted viewers.

Meanwhile, including time-shifted viewers, Extremis averaged 513,000 consolidated viewers in the five major capital cities. With 91,000 extra viewers it was the third highest time-shifted program of the day (the highest time-shifted program had 166,000 extra viewers) and the twelfth highest rating program of the day overallThese ratings do not include iview or regional viewers.




The Lie of the Land - Overnight Viewing FiguresBookmark and Share

Sunday, 4 June 2017 - Reported by Marcus
The Lie Of The Land: Monk (Credit: BBC/BBC Worldwide (Simon Ridgway))Doctor Who - The Lie of the Land had an estimated audience of 3.01 million viewers, a share of 15.0% of the total TV audience, according to unofficial overnight viewing figures.

The series was hit hard by being placed directly opposite the final of the ITV show Britain's Got Talent, which topped the day with 8.19 million watching.

Doctor Who's overnight rating is the lowest the series has received in its history, with Battlefield in 1989 getting 3.10 million. However Lie of the Land, thanks to the ability of present day audiences to catch up with the programme in the weeks after transmission, should have a final figure much higher than the initially reported one.

Casualty, which also faced the Talent show had 3.21 million watching. On ITV The Keith and Paddy Picture Show had 3.16 million watching, making Doctor Who the fourth most watched show of the day.

Against Doctor Who, BBC Two The Lake District: A Wild Year had 1.11 million watching, while Channel 4 managed 0.5 million for Britain's Ancient Tracks.

Final Figures should be available in 8 days time




Extremis - Official RatingsBookmark and Share

Tuesday, 30 May 2017 - Reported by Marcus


Official figures released by the Broadcasters’ Audience Research Board or BARB, give Doctor Who - Extremis an official rating of 5.53 million viewers.

The rating includes all those who recorded the programme and watched it within 7 days.

Doctor Who is the 20th most watched programme for the week, and 8th most watched on BBC One

Top for the week was Britain's Got Talent on ITV with 11.22 million watching. The three part BBC Drama, based on the true stories of victims of grooming and sexual abuse in Rochdale, Three Girls, took the next three places with around 8 million watching each episode

Full list of Doctor Who Ratings




The Pyramid At The end Of The World - AI:82Bookmark and Share

Tuesday, 30 May 2017 - Reported by Marcus
The Pyramid At The end Of The World: The Doctor (Peter Capaldi) (Credit: BBC/BBC Worldwide (Simon Ridgway))
Doctor Who - The Pyramid At The End Of The World had an Audience Appreciation or AI figure of 82

The Appreciation Index in an indication of how much viewers enjoyed the episode. It is based to the reactions of a selected panel of viewers, who rate the episode shortly after transmission.

82 is considered a good score, roughly similar to the scores achieved by the last series of the show,

The highest score for the evening on the two main channels was for Mrs Brown's Boys, which scored 85.




Australian overnight ratings for Pyramid and final ratings for OxygenBookmark and Share

Monday, 29 May 2017 - Reported by Adam Kirk
The Pyramid At The End Of The World  has debuted in Australia, averaging 420,000 viewers in the five major capital cities. The story was the second highest rating ABC drama of the day and the twelfth highest rating program of the day overallThese ratings do not include iview, regional or time-shifted viewers.

Meanwhile, including time-shifted viewers, Oxygen averaged 529,000 consolidated viewers in the five major capital cities. With 92,000 extra viewers it was the fourth highest time-shifted program of the day (the two equal highest time-shifted programs both had 107,000 extra viewers) and the eleventh highest rating program of the day overallThese ratings do not include iview or regional viewers.




The Pyramid At The End Of The World - Overnight Viewing FiguresBookmark and Share

Sunday, 28 May 2017 - Reported by Marcus
The Pyramid At The end Of The World: Xiaolian (Daphne Cheung), The Commander (Nigel Hastings), Secretary General (Togo Igawa), The Doctor (Peter Capaldi), Nardole (Matt Lucas) (Credit: BBC/BBC Worldwide (Simon Ridgway))Doctor Who - The Pyramid At The End Of The World had an overnight viewing audience of 4.01 million viewers, a share of 20.4% of the total TV audience, according to unofficial figures.

Top for BBC One for the day was the coverage of the FA Cup Final which preceeded the Doctor and had an average of 6.43 million watching. The football had a peak auience of 9.56 million.

Overall ITV's Britain's Got Talent was once more top for the day with 8.38 million watching, down slightly on the previous week. The Keith and Paddy Picture Show on ITV had 3.24 million watching while on BBC One Mrs Brown's Boys had 3.11 million.

Doctor Who is currently 31st for the week. Final figures should be available in 8 days time.




Oxygen - Official ratingsBookmark and Share

Monday, 22 May 2017 - Reported by Marcus


Official figures released by the Broadcasters’ Audience Research Board or BARB, give Doctor Who - Oxygen an official rating of 5.27 million viewers.

The rating includes all those who recorded the programme and watched it within 7 days.

Doctor Who is the 26th most watched programme for the week, and 11th most watched on BBC One

The final rating is the lowest the series has achieved since Survival aired in 1989. The chart position though, is higher than that of many episodes in Series Nine.

Top for the week was Britain's Got Talent on ITV with 10.70 million watching. The main soaps again did well, with Coronation Street dominating the top of the chart. Other drama's with high numbers included Little Boy Blue with 7.35 million and Grantchester with 5.93 million.The Eurovision Song Contest averaged 6.89 million viewers.

Full list of Doctor Who Ratings