Monday, 7 April 2008

Partners in Crime: AI figure and Ratings update

Episode One of the new series of Doctor Who, Partners in Crime, achieved an Appreciation Index of 88. The figure, which puts the programme in the excellent category, was the highest scored on Saturday. The episode was most enjoyed by English females in the 35-55 age group.

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.

With overnights now available for the whole week, Doctor Who is currently the 10th most watched programme of the week. Final figures will be released byBARB in 9 days time.

Top Twenty Overnights (w/e 6 April 2008)

1 …. 10.3 (43.2%) …. EastEnders (20:00) BBC1 - MON
2 …. 10.1 (45.4%) …. Coronation Street (19:30) ITV - MON
3 …. 10.0 (40.5%) …. Coronation Street (20:30) ITV - MON
4 …. 9.8 (47.0%) …. Coronation Street (19:30) ITV - FRI
5 …. 9.7 (43.1%) …. EastEnders (19:30) BBC1 - TUE
6 …. 9.6 (41.1%) …. Coronation Street (20:30) ITV - FRI
7 …. 9.5 (42.3%) …. Coronation Street (19:30) ITV - WED
8 …. 9.2 (41.7%) …. EastEnders (20:00) BBC1 - FRI
9 …. 9.0 (42.5%) …. EastEnders (19:30) BBC1 - THU
10 …. 8.4 (39.4%) …. Doctor Who (18:15) BBC1 - SAT
11 …. 7.4 (36.2%) …. Emmerdale (19:00) ITV - WED
12 …. 7.4 (37.1%) …. Emmerdale (19:00) ITV - MON
13 …. 7.1 (30.8%) …. Casualty (20:30) BBC1 - SAT
14 …. 7.0 (36.5%) …. Emmerdale (19:00) ITV - FRI
15 …. 6.9 (31.2%) …. BBC News and Weather (19:00) BBC1 - SUN
16 …. 6.8 (30.4%) …. The National Lottery Draws (20:15) BBC1 - SAT
17 …. 6.8 (30.3%) …. I'd Do Anything (19:00) BBC1 - SAT
18 …. 6.7 (25.6%) …. Heartbeat (20:00) ITV - SUN
19 …. 6.6 (32.8%) …. Emmerdale (19:00) ITV - TUE
20 …. 6.4 (26.7%) …. I'd Do Anything Results (19:30) BBC1 - SUN