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6/08/2008 09:53:00 pm - Reported by Marcus

Doctor Who was back at the top of the list with unofficial figures showing that episode nine of Series Four, Forest of the Dead, was watched by 7.1 million viewers, giving it a 40.0% share of the total television audience, the highest overnight share this series.

The programme was by far the most watched of Saturday, beating the second placed Casualty by 1.6 million viewers.

The quarter hour figures show that the only time any of the networks got over 6 million viewers watching was the 45 minutes when Doctor Who was on. The final 15 minutes had an average of 7.7 million.

ITV1's highest rated programme of the day was Euro 2008 with 4.0 million.

The programme is currently the 10th most watched of the week. Final figures will be released by BARB in ten days time.