Doctor Who Survivors of the Flux was watched by 3.82 million viewers according to unofficial overnight figures.
The figure is a increase from last week's episode. Top for the evening was Strictly Come Dancing - Results on BBC 1 with 8.95 million watching.
The seven-day consolidated figure, which includes all those who watch the episode within one week. for Episode Four: Village of the Angels was 4.55 million. This is now the lowest seven-day consolidated rating since the series returned in 2005.
However, In terms of chart position, Doctor Who is still performing strongly. It was the 8th most-watched programme on BBC Television for the week and the 21st most-watched on all British television.