The first episode of Torchwood, Kiss Kiss Bang Bang scored an Appreciation Index figure of 84. The programme was one of the most appreciated of the day.
The Appreciation Index, or AI, is a measure of how much the audience liked the programme. It is a score out of 100, based on responses from a carefully selected panel. The average score for drama on BBC1 and ITV1 is 77. A score in excess of 85 is regarded as excellent while a score below 60 is poor.
An edited version of episode One, suitable for pre watershed viewing, will be shown on BBC2 on Wednesday 23rd January at 7pm. Meanwhile the unedited version is available to UK viewers for the next few days, via the BBC iplayer.