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See broadcasts for BBC AmericaThe Pilot (Season 10: Ep 1)

Last updated 03 May 2017
The Pilot
Broadcast: Saturday 15th April 2017
9:00pm-10:10pm EDT (01:00 GMT) « » Premiere « »
BBC America (adverts during broadcast)
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Featuring: Peter Capaldi, Matt Lucas, Pearl Mackie

Two worlds collide when the Doctor meets Bill. A chance encounter with a girl with a star in her eye leads to a chase across time and space. Bill's mind is opened to a Universe that is bigger and more exciting than she could possibly have imagined.


Synopsis Source: BBC America website schedule listing
Broadcast Source: BBC America

Ratings Information:


Consolidated figures: 0.921m viewers (6th place, Nielsen - cable shows with ties)

The episode achieved 921,000 viewers (0.32 18-49), which placed it as the 6th original (13th with ties) in the cable chart  [source: TV Recaps / TV By The Numbers / Showbuzz Daily ]

Demographics: P18-49 0.32, F18-49 0.31, M18-49 0.34, P18-34 0.21, F12-34 0.25, M12-34 0.15, P25-54 0.38, P50+ 0.39

TV By The Numbers summarised: "The long break between seasons of “Doctor Who” resulted in markedly lower ratings for the show’s return on Saturday. The 10th season of the show premiered on BBC America Saturday to 921,000 viewers and a 0.3 rating among adults 18-49. That’s very good for the channel on most nights — but well below the Season 9 premiere way back in September 2015, which drew 2 million viewers and 0.9 in the 18-49 demographic. Spinoff series “Class” debuted outside the Top 25 originals with a 0.2 and 535,000 viewers. Saturday’s premiere was more in line with the ratings for the 2016 Christmas special (0.4, 1.14 million)."