Jodie Whittaker's debut The Woman Who Fell to Earth had nearly four million requests on the online platform.
The most popular show of the year was Bodyguard, with the first episode becoming BBC iPlayer’s biggest ever programme, with 10.8 million requests across the year. All six episodes of the drama appear in iPlayer’s top ten programmes of the year. Hit Killing Eve came a close second with 9.2m requests for episode one, followed by global thriller McMafia, with 4.7m requests.
Overall in 2018 3.6 billion programmes were requested on iPlayer throughout the year.
|2||Killing Eve||Nice Face||9,235,000|
|4||Doctor Who||The Woman Who Fell to Earth||3,965,000|
|5||Keeping Faith||Episode 1||3,927,000|
|6||The Cry||Episode 1||3,496,000|
|8||Our Girl||Nigeria, Belize & Bangladesh Tours - Episode 1||3,422,000|
|10||MOTD Live||Sweden v England||3,153,000|