5.03 million viewers watched Doctor Who: In The Forest Of The Night, a share of 21.6% of the total TV audience, according to unofficial overnight figures.
Doctor Who was third for the day, reversing last weeks position with Pointless Celebrities which had 4.74 million and came in fourth for the day. Top was Strictly Come Dancing, which had 9.42 million viewers, a substantial lead over its rival The X Factor which had 7.34 million.
Doctor Who is currently 20th for the week, with Sunday's ratings still to come. Final figures will be available next Sunday.