A good result for Doctor Who and a steady improvement on the last few weeks; 'The Name of the Doctor' achieved for it's initial BBC1 outing, an overnight figure of 5.5 million, being 26% of the audience. Doctor Who was the third most popular show of the day. More details can be found at Doctor Who News:
We have two pairs of tickets for next weekend's 'Dr Who @ the Movies' available via our eBay auction website. All proceeds will be donated to 'Leukaemia and Cancer Research'. The auction is open now and will close on Wednesday.
The initial overnight ratings for yesterday's episode on BBC1 show that 4.7 million people or 21.4% of the audience were watching. This is of course an average and it is interesting to note that once the FA Cup Final on ITV was over, the figures increased markedly to 5.6 million.
Doctor Who's overnight ratings continue their downward trend - although they still remain good overall in comparison to other shows. Yesterday's broadcast of 'The Crimson Horror' on BBC1 achieved an audience of 4.61 million or 25.2% of the audience. Final figures will be due in just over a week.
This week we have a copy of the BBC Audio CD of 'Doctor Who: Martha in the Mirror' read by Freema Agyman to give away. Just drop us a line to say what you thought of this weekend's episode 'The Crimson Horror not after than 5pm Tuesday and we will enter you into the draw to win. Everyone is welcome to take part, member or non-member, UK or not.
The consolidated figures give 'Hide' a final viewing figure for its BBC1 broadcast of 6.61 million - meaning that it added 1.6 million viewers to the initial 'overnight' numbers - which is a good result. Doctor Who was 15th most popular programme for the week, and the 6th most popular on BBC1 behind only EastEnders, The Voice and Countryfile. The final audience share was 29.1%