Revolution of the Daleks - Official Viewing FiguresBookmark and Share

Saturday, 9 January 2021 - Reported by Marcus
Revolution of the Daleks (Credit: BBC Studios)

Doctor Who: Revolution of the Daleks had a final official rating of 6.25 million viewers.

The final rating takes into account all those who recorded the programme and watched it within one week. 

The rating confirms Doctor Who as the top-rated BBC One programme for New Year's Day, beating EastEnders which had 4.36 million watching and Mrs Brown's Boys with 4.87 million.

Overall Doctor Who was second for the day, with Coronation Street just claiming the top spot with 6.39 million viewers.

Doctor Who is likely to finish the week as the 8th most-watched programme, the same position held by the New Year 2020 programme SpyFall

The most-watched programme for the week ending 3rd January was Happy New Year Live! with 9.92 million watching London mark the start of 2021.

 





Revolution - Overnight Viewing FiguresBookmark and Share

Saturday, 2 January 2021 - Reported by Marcus
Revolution of the Daleks (Credit: BBC Studios)

Doctor Who - Revolution of the Daleks had an overnight viewing audience of 4.69 million viewers.

The figure made Doctor Who the most-watched programme on BBC One for New Year's Day. Doctor Who had a 21.1% share of the total TV audience.

Top overall was ITV's Evening News with 5.5 million viewers while Coronation Street came second with 5.0 million watching. Against The Doctor, Emmerdale had 4.6 million watching.

On BBC One Eastenders had 3.3 million while the comedy Mrs Brown's Boys had 3.7 million viewers. 

Final official figures should be available next week.

 





Timeless Children - Official RatingsBookmark and Share

Monday, 9 March 2020 - Reported by Marcus
The Timeless Children: The Master (Sacha Dhawan), The Doctor (Jodie Whittaker) (Credit: BBC Studios (James Pardon))
The conclusion to this year's series of Doctor Who, The Timeless Children, had an official rating of 4.69 million viewers, according to figures released by the Broadcasting Research Audience Board, BARB.

The figure is the lowest consolidated figure for an epiosde of Doctor Who since the series returned in 2005, a record previously held by the 2017 story, The Eaters of Light. Out of 861 episodes of Doctor Who broadcast since 1963, only 33 have achieved a lower rating.

To put the figue in perspective, it was still the 30th most-watched programme on British TV for the week, much higher that the position achieved by the majority of episodes of Doctor Who shown over the years. The episode had a 21.5% share of the total TV audience.

In detail 4.55 million watched the episode on a conventional TV set. An additional 70,000 watched on their PC, 39,000 watched on a Tablet device and 34,000 watched on a smartphone.

Top for the week was Ant and Dec's Saturday Takeaway on ITV with 7.41 million watching. The top BBC programme was the drama Death in Paradise with 6.78 million.

Doctor Who had an Appreciation Index score of 82

The average viweing figures for 2020 now stands at 5.40m as oposed to 7.96m for Series 11 in 2018. This is lower than Series 10 which averaged 5.64m. It is still higher than the lowest rated season, season 26 which averaged 4.31m .




Ascension of the Cybermen - Official RatingsBookmark and Share

Monday, 2 March 2020 - Reported by Marcus
Ascension of the Cybermen: The Doctor (Jodie Whittaker), Graham (Bradley Walsh), Yaz (Mandip Gill), Ryan (Tosin Cole) (Credit: BBC Studios (Ben Blackall ))
Doctor Who, Ascension of the Cybermen, had an official rating of 4.99 million viewers, according to figures released by the Broadcasting Research Audience Board, BARB.

The ratings make the episode the 25th most watched programm across all television channels. It had a 22.6% share of the total TV audience.

In detail 4.85 million watched the episode on a conventional TV set. However the BARB 4-Screen Dashboard shows that an additional 68,000 watched on their PC, 38,000 watched on a Tablet device and 33,000 watched on a smartphone.

Top for the week was Ant and Dec's Saturday Takeaway on ITV with 8.70 million watching. The top BBC programme was the drama Call the Midwife with 8.01 million.

Doctor Who had an Appreciation Index score of 81




The Timeless Children: Overnight Viewing FiguresBookmark and Share

Monday, 2 March 2020 - Reported by Marcus
The Timeless Children: Ashad (Patrick O'kane) (Credit: BBC Studios (James Pardon))
Doctor Who The Timeless Children, was watched by 3.78 million viewers in the UK yesterday according to unofficial overnight figures.

The rating, representing 19.8% of the total viewing audience made Doctor Who the 7th most popular show on British Television yesterday. Doctor Who was beaten by its ITV opposition, Dancing on Ice, which had 4.14 million viewers.

Top for the day was the lead into Doctor Who, Countryfile, with 4.44 million viewers. Following the Doctor Antiques Roadshow had 4.41 million watching. The latest episode of Last Tango in Halifax, had 4.17 million viewers. Over on ITV McDonald and Dodds was the highest rates show with 4.38 million watching.
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The 10pm BBC News also did well with 4.38 million watching.

On overnight figures, Doctor Who was the 49th most-watched programme of the week.

The overnight figure counts those who watched the show yesterday. Final figures, released next Monday, will include those who recorded the programme and watched it later and are likely to be substantially higher.




The Haunting Of Villa Diodati - Official RatingsBookmark and Share

Monday, 24 February 2020 - Reported by Marcus
The Haunting Of Villa Diodati (Credit: BBC Studios)
Doctor Who, The Haunting Of Villa Diodati, had an official rating of 5.07 million viewers, according to figures released by the Broadcasting Research Audience Board, BARB.

The ratings make the episode the 31st most watched programm across all television channels. It had a 22.9% share of the total TV audience.

In detail 4.95 million watched the episode on a conventional TV set. However the BARB 4-Screen Dashboard shows that an additional 61,000 watched on their PC, 36,000 watched on a Tablet device and 30,000 watched on a smartphone.

Top for the week was White House Farm on ITV with 8.57 million watching. The top BBC programme was the drama Death in Paradise with 8.04 million.

Doctor Who had an Appreciation Index score of 80




Ascension of the Cybermen - Overnight Viewing FiguresBookmark and Share

Monday, 24 February 2020 - Reported by Marcus
Ascension of the Cybermen: Ashad (Patrick O'kane), The Doctor (Jodie Whittaker) (Credit: BBC Studios (Ben Blackallll ))
Doctor Who Ascension of the Cybermen, was watched by 3.71 million viewers in the UK yesterday according to unofficial overnight figures.

The rating, representing 19.1% of the total viewing audience made Doctor Who the 8th most popular show on British Television yesterday. Doctor Who was beaten by its ITV opposition, Dancing on Ice, which had 4.39 million viewers.

Top for the day was Call the Midwife, with 6.29 million viewers. This week the lead into Doctor Who was Countryfile which had 4.84 million watching. The return of Last Tango in Halifax, had 4.89 million viewers. Endeavour on ITV1 had 3.93
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The afternoon Six Nations Rugby match on ITV1 had 4.37 million watching.
On overnight figures, Doctor Who was the 50th most-watched programme of the week.

The overnight figure counts those who watched the show yesterday. Final figures, released next Monday, will include those who recorded the programme and watched it later and are likely to be substantially higher.




Can You Hear Me? - Official RatingsBookmark and Share

Tuesday, 18 February 2020 - Reported by Marcus
Can You Hear Me?: Maryam (Sirine Saba), Tahira (Aruhan Galieva) (Credit: BBC Studios (James Pardon))
Doctor Who, Can You Hear Me?, had an official rating of 4.90 million viewers, according to figures released by the Broadcasting Research Audience Board, BARB.

The episode is the first one to dip below 5 million since the Peter Capaldi story The Eaters of Light in 2017.

The ratings make the episode the 35th most watched programm across all television channels. It had a 21.6% share of the total TV audience.

Doctor Who sliped behind the opposition on ITV, Dancing On Ice, which had 5.26 million viewers.

Top for the week was Call the Midwife on ITV with 8.21 million watching.

Doctor Who had an Appreciation Index score of 78




The Haunting Of Villa Diodati - Overnight FiguresBookmark and Share

Monday, 17 February 2020 - Reported by Marcus
The Haunting Of Villa Diodati (Credit: BBC Studios)Doctor Who The Haunting Of Villa Diodati, was watched by 3.86 million viewers in the UK yesterday according to unofficial overnight figures.

The rating, representing 19.7% of the total viewing audience made Doctor Who the seventh most popular show on British Television yesterday. Doctor Who was beaten by its ITV opposition, Dancing on Ice, which had 4.63 million viewers.

Top for the day was Call the Midwife, with 6.25 million viewers. This week the lead into Doctor Who was Countryfile which had 4.91 million watching. The Agatha Christie mystery, The Pale Horse, had 4.07 million viewers. Endeavour on ITV1 had 4.08

This week's storm was Dennis, which drew 4.95 million to the late evening News.

On overnight figures, Doctor Who was the 44th most-watched programme of the week.

The overnight figure counts those who watched the show yesterday. Final figures, released next Monday, will include those who recorded the programme and watched it later and are likely to be substantially higher.




Praxeus - Official RatingsBookmark and Share

Monday, 10 February 2020 - Reported by Marcus
Doctor Who, Praxeus, had an official rating of 5.22 million viewers, according to figures released by the Broadcasting Research Audience Board, BARB.

The ratings make the episode the 12th most watched on BBC Television for the week and the 28th across all television. It had a 23.5% share of the total TV audience.

Doctor Who did just beat the opposition on ITV, Dancing On Ice, which had 5.06 million viewers.

In detail 5.09 million watched the episode on a conventional TV set. However the BARB 4-Screen Dashboard shows that an additional 63,000 watched on their PC, 38,000 watched on a Tablet device and 30,000 watched on a smartphone.

Top for the week was White House Farm on ITV with 8.27 million watching.

Doctor Who had an Appreciation Index score of 78