4.0 million viewers watched Doctor Who: Sleep No More, according to unofficial overnight viewing figures.
The programme had an overnight share of 18.2% of the total Television audience.
Top for the day was Strictly Come Dancing, which had an average of 10.24 million watching. ITV scored 6.71 million viewers for The X Factor, placed directly against Doctor Who. Casualty dropped just below The Doctor with 3.85 million.
Real life events in Paris drew many to the main national news programmes, resulting in both evening editions of BBC News and the ITV News special pushing Doctor Who down to 6th place for the day, with the 6pm BBC One evening news getting an audience 6.71 million viewers.
Doctor Who currently stands as the 40th highest rated programme for the week. Final consolidated figures will be available in 8 days time.