Unofficial overnight figures show that the Children in Need Special, Time Crash, was the most watched programme on British Television on Friday.
Overall the Children in Need programme scored a rating of 9.4 millionviewers and was the most watched programme of the day.
The telethon peaked between 20:15 and 20:30, when the two Doctors special was shown, with 10.9 million viewers, a 45% share of the total television audience.
The programme won its time slot comprehensively, with the nearest opposition being The Thin Blue Line on ITV1, which scored 2.8 million against the Doctors.
When official figures are available, Time Crash could be the most watched segment of Doctor Who since the series returned in 2005. Rose achieved a rating of 10.8 million, but peaked at 11.3 million. Time Crash is also likely to beat EastEnders highest audience of the year, which currently stands at 11.0 million.
Around 2.5 million viewers watched the repeat of the segment at 00:45.