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See broadcasts for BBC AmericaThe Return Of Doctor Mysterio (Season 10 — Episode 1)

Last updated 03 May 2017
The Return Of Doctor Mysterio
Broadcast: Sunday 25th December 2016
9:00pm-10:30pm EST (02:00 GMT) < > « » Premiere < > « »
BBC America (adverts during broadcast)
Featuring: Peter Capaldi, Matt Lucas, Justin Chatwin, Charity Wakefield

The Doctor join forces with a masked Superhero for an epic New York adventure. With brain-swapping aliens poised to attack, the Doctor and Nardole link up with an investigative reporter and a mysterious figure known only as The Ghost.

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

Ratings Information:

Consolidated figures: 1.142m viewers (evening), 14th place - Nielsen - original cable shows by day, P18-49 %
Additional figures: 1.700m viewers (+3 days)

The episode achieved a 1.142m Live+SD rating for the evening on cable, with a 0.45 Adult 18-49 Rating. It was the 14th original show in the chart [source: ShowBuzz Daily ]

Demographics: P18-49 0.45, F18-49 0.45, M18-49 0.45, P18-34 0.30, F12-34 0.34, M12-34 0.24, P25-54 0.50, P50+ 0.41


On the night, the Christmas Special achieved 1.24m viewers, with a rating of 0.4 among the 18-49 range. The position resulted in the episode being 45th overall in the chart for Christmas Day, which was dominated by the NFL (Thursday Night Football from 4:30pm earning some 14.77m viewers, 4.5 in the 18-49 range).

In the timeslot, sport continued with Football Life on NFL Network (8pm, 2.72m, 0.9, 7th), ESPN showing NBA (1.39m, 0.5, 26th), and various channels were showing movies: Freeform (7:45pm, 1.87m, 0.8, 10th), USA Networks (9pm, 1.53m, 0.5, 35th), Hallmark (8:00pm, 3.65m, 0.5, 28th; 9:30pm, 2.84m, 0.5, 40th), TBS Network (8:00pm, 1.07m, 0.5, 41st), and Comedy Central (8:30pm, 0.84m, 0.3, 76th). Adult Swim showed two episodes of Bobs Burgers (9pm, 0.73m, 0.4, 64th; 9:30pm, 0.94m, 0.5, 32nd), whilst the Food Network showed Holiday Baking Champion (9pm, 1.29m, 0.3, 87th). [source: TVByTheNumbers]

The Neilsen Live+3 ratings showed that The Return Of Doctor Mysterio rose to 1.7 million total viewers, with 0.9 in the 18-49/25-54 ranges. It was BBC America’s top programme for the year across all key demos, and was the No. 1 most social program on Christmas night across Facebook and Twitter. [source: Deadline]