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5/28/2008 06:15:00 pm - Reported by Marcus

Final figures released by BARB give episode Seven of Series Four, The Unicorn and the Wasp, an official rating of 8.41 million viewers.

The programme was the 7th most watched for the week on British Television and the 2nd most watched on BBC Television. It got higher ratings than three editions of EastEnders.

Helped by the later timeslot, the figure is a million higher than the previous week and nearly two million higher than The Poison Sky. The reach of the programme, which includes all repeat showings and iPlayer downloads, is back above 10 million for the first time since The Fires of Pompeii.

On multi-channel television, the Sunday BBC3 repeat was watched by 0.82 million viewers and was the 10th most watched programme on multi-channel for the week. The Saturday showing of Doctor Who Confidential got 0.69 million viewers making it the 20th most watched multi-channel programme.

Full ratings data, including data for iPlayer downloads can be found in the Doctor Who Forum.
Top Programmes w/e 18 May 2008

1 CORONATION STREET (MON 2030) - 9.78 - ITV1
2 BRITAIN'S GOT TALENT (SAT 2000) - 9.11 - ITV1
3 CORONATION STREET (MON 1933) - 9.07 - ITV1
4 CORONATION STREET (FRI 1934) - 9.05 - ITV1
5 CORONATION STREET (FRI 2029) - 8.99 - ITV1
6 EASTENDERS (MON 2000) - 8.76 - BBC1
7 DOCTOR WHO (SAT 1858) - 8.41 - BBC1
8 EASTENDERS (FRI 1958) - 8.06 - BBC1
9 FILM: INDIANA JONES AND THE LAST CRUSADE (SUN 2002 - 7.53 - BBC1
10 EASTENDERS (THU 1930) - 7.17 - BBC1
11 THE APPRENTICE (WED 2100) - 7.11 - BBC1
12 EMMERDALE (FRI 1902) - 6.97 - ITV1
13 CASUALTY (SAT 2136) - 6.83 - BBC1
14 WAKING THE DEAD (MON 2101) - 6.69 - BBC1
15 I'D DO ANYTHING (SUN 1931) - 6.66 - BBC1
16 EMMERDALE (THU 1900) - 6.51 - ITV1
17 WAKING THE DEAD (TUE 2100) - 6.50 - BBC1
18 CORONATION STREET (WED 1859) - 6.44 - ITV1
19 EASTENDERS (TUE 1929) - 6.37 - BBC1
20 EMMERDALE (MON 1902) - 6.36 - ITV1

Top Multi Channel Programmes w/e 18 May 2008

1 EASTENDERS (Thu 2200) 1,378,000 - BBC3   
2 HEROES (Thu 2230) 1,364,000 - BBC3   
3 GLADIATORS (Sun 1800) 1,257,000 - Sky One
4 EASTENDERS (Tue 2200) 1,149,000 - BBC3   
5 BRITAIN'S GOT TALENT (Sun 1959) 962,000 - ITV2   
6 FAMILY GUY (Sun 2202) 948,000 - BBC3   
7 LOST (Sun 2102) 922,000 - Sky One
8 FAMILY GUY (Sun 2223) 862,000 - BBC3   
9 BRITAIN'S GOT MORE TALENT AUDITIONS (Sat 2159) 822,000 - ITV2   
10 DOCTOR WHO (Sun 2002) 821,000 - BBC3   
11 HOME AND AWAY (Mon 1828) 806,000 - Fiver
12 HOME AND AWAY (Wed 1828) 801,000 - Fiver
13 LIVE FOOTBALL LEAGUE (Tue 1930) 794,000 - Sky Sports
14 EASTENDERS (Mon 2202) 792,000 - BBC3   
15 HOME AND AWAY (Fri 1829) 790,000 - Fiver
16 BRITAIN'S GOT MORE TALENT AUDITIONS (Sun 2101) 769,000 - ITV2   
17 DONT FORGET THE LYRICS (Sun 1902) 760,000 - Sky One
18 HOME AND AWAY (Thu 1828) 756,000 - Fiver
19 EASTENDERS (Fri 2203) 721,000 - BBC3   
20 DOCTOR WHO CONFIDENTIAL (Sat 1945) 688,000 - BBC3

Source BARB