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Last updated 11 January 2024
Broadcast: Friday 1st January 2021
6:45pm-8:00pm GMT < > « » Premiere < > « »
(actually broadcast at 18:44:30)
Featuring: Jodie Whittaker, Tosin Cole, Mandip Gill, Bradley Walsh, John Barrowman, Chris Noth, Nathan Stewart-Jarrett, Harriet Walter

With the Doctor locked away on an alien planet, Yaz, Ryan and Graham are struggling without her, even before they uncover a dark plan - involving a Dalek. All series since 2005 are available on BBC iPlayer.

Synopsis Source: Radio Times
Broadcast Source: BBC

Ratings Information:

Initial figures: 4.690m viewers (overnight), 21.1% audience share, 3rd place day, 27th place week
Consolidated figures: 6.365m viewers (+7 days), 25.1% audience share, 10th place - BARB Week (Four Screen inc pre-transmission), AI 79
Additional figures: 6.599m viewers (+28 days)

OvernightsDoctor Who was the most-watched programme on BBC One for New Year's Day, with 21.1% share of the total TV audience. Eastenders had 3.3 million while the comedy Mrs Brown's Boys had 3.7 million viewers. 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.

Consolidated: Doctor Who had a final official rating of 6.25 million viewers (TV Only)..The final rating takes into account all those who recorded the programme and watched it within one week.  The rating confirms the show 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.


BARB Reports

TV: Live+VOSDAL - 4.69m total
+1: 5.27m, +4: 5.53m, +7: 6.25m