Monday, 15 January 2007

Torchwood BBC3 Success

Final figures give "Torchwood" nine of the top fifteen ratings for programmes shown on BBC Three in 2006. The programme is by far the most successful ever shown on the channel.

Before "Torchwood" the record for the highest audience for the channel, was held by an episode of "Little Britain", shown on 19th October 2004, with 1.90m viewers.

Torchwood had the second highest ratings on all Multi Channel Television shown during 2006, just being beaten by "Terry Pratchetts Hogfather" which got 2.65 million viewers.

Top BBC3 Programmes for 2006

1 Torchwood 22/10/06 Sunday 21:00 - 2.56m
2 Torchwood 22/10/06 Sunday 21:51 -2.52m
3 Torchwood 29/10/06 Sunday 21:59 -1.77m
4 Torchwood 05/11/06 Sunday 22:00 -1.39m
5 Torchwood 26/11/06 Sunday 22:00 -1.31m
6 World Cup 2006: Post-Match Croatia v Australia 22/06/06 Thursday 21:49 -1.28m
7 Torchwood 12/11/06 Sunday 21:59 -1.26m
8 Spooks 16/10/06 Monday 22:26 -1.23m
9 Torchwood 19/11/06 Sunday 21:59 -1.22m
10 EastEnders 21/09/06 Thursday 21:59 -1.13m
11 Torchwood 03/12/06 Sunday 22:00 -1.12m
12 EastEnders 16/02/06 Thursday 22:00 -1.12m
13 60 Seconds 22/10/06 Sunday 22:39 -1.10m
14 Spooks 17/09/06 Sunday 22:29 -1.09m
15 Torchwood 10/12/06 Sunday 22:00 -1.07m