Torchwood: Children of Earth finished its impressive run on BBC One with an audience of 5.8 million viewers according to unofficial overnight figures. Torchwood was the fourth most watched programme of the day with a share of 26.7%. It rated higher than Emmerdale and was beaten by EastEnders and Coronation Street.
With just sunday's figures to come, all five episodes of Torchwood are in the top twenty for the week.
Another 95,000 watched the episode in HD on BBC HD and 333,000 watched the late night repeat on BBC Three, the highest rating for the repeat all week. During the BBC Three showing, the channel had over twice as many viewers as its nearest rival.
The Appreciation Index for day four on BBC One was an amazing 91 and day five received an AI figure of 90.
|Children of Earth||BBC One||BBC HD||BBC Three||iPlayer||AI|
|Day One||5.9 million - 25.8% share||97,000||214,000||tbc||88|
|Day Two||5.6 million - 24.0% share||82,000||282,000||tbc||90|
|Day Three||5.9 million - 27.1% share||105,000||225,000||tbc||90|
|Day Four||6.2 million - 27.0% share||82,000||232,000||tbc||91|
|Day Five||5.8 million -26.7% share||95,000||333,000||tbc||90|
|Overnight figures do not include those who record the programme and watch it on a subsequent day. Final figures, including those who timeshift the programme will be released by BARB in 10 days time.|