Unofficial overnight figures show The Vampires of Venice was watched by 6.2 million viewers with a share of 30.6% of the audience.
5.90 million watched on BBC One, where it was again the most watched programme of the evening, with an additional 0.24 million watching on BBC HD.
The rating was down slightly on the previous week, most probably due to the earlier time slot. On ITV1, Funniest Ever You've Been Framed! had 4.4 million watching. The day was won by Britain's Got Talent with 10.88 million watching.
Doctor Who is currently 17th for the week.
Doctor Who Confidential suffered by not being on directly after Doctor Who finished. There was a fifteen minute gap between programmes as BBC Three does not start broadcasting until 7pm. The programme got 0.30 million watching, about 60% of its usual audience. With a 1.4% share it was 37th for the day on multichannel Television. An additional 68,000 watched on BBC HD.