Wednesday, 6 July 2011

June iPlayer figures

Doctor Who: iPlayerIn June Doctor Who once more topped the list of the most requested programmes the BBC iPlayer.

The final story before the mid season break, A Good Man Goes to War, had total of 1.26 million requests in the 8 days it was available, 100,000 ahead of the second placed programme, The Apprentice which had 1.14 million accessing episode 7, in which the contestants designed a pet food. Other high ranking programmes were Top Gear and Waterloo Road.

The current series of Doctor Who came off the iPlayer on 11th June. The series totalled 9.63 million requests across the seven episodes in the two months they were available. The series opener, The Impossible Astronaut is the joint most accessed programme of the year so far, alongside the second in the comedy series Come Fly With Me, both programmes were accessed 1.86 million times.

The top twenty list for the year so far consists of just four programmes; Doctor Who, The Apprentice, Come Fly with Me and Top Gear. Episode Two of Doctor Who, Day of the Moon, is currently 5th for the year, being accessed 1.62 million times. The Doctor's Wife is 12th with 1.30 million, A Good Man Goes to War is 15th with 1.26 million, The Curse of the Black Spot is 16th with 1.26 million and The Rebel Flesh is 19th with 1.13 million. The Almost People just slips outside the top twenty with 1.13 million accessing.

Matt Smith d├ębut episode, The Eleventh Hour, is still the most requested programme on the iPlayer ever with over 2.5 million requests.