The Time of Angels scored an Appreciation Index figure of 87, the highest of the series so far.
The AI or Appreciation Index or AI score is a measure of how much an audience enjoyed a programme. The score was the highest of the day on either of the two main channels.
Doctor Who Confidential had an AI figure of 84.
On BBC Three the Doctor Who repeat was watched by 0.55 million.
The BBC has updated its story on the controversial trail for Over the Rainbow which spoiled the cliff-hanger for many, reporting that, so far, 5,583 complaints have now been received.
The children's news programme Newsround is also asking for viewers feelings on the intrusion.