Unofficial figures show that episode six of Series Four, The Doctor's Daughter, was watched by 6.6 millionviewers, giving it a 38.4% share of the total television audience.
While most programmes have been getting lower figures than the previous week, Doctor Who has increased its audience to bring it back over the 6 million mark.
The top rated programme was still ITV1's Britain's Got Talent although its audience was down by a million at 7.5 million. Doctor Who was the highest rated programme on BBC1 for the day and had the biggest share of any programme on Saturday.
The programme is currently the 11th most watched of the week, once more beating all episodes of Emmerdale. Final figures will be released by BARB in ten days time.