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Last updated 02 January 2017
The Time of the Doctor
Broadcast: Wednesday 25th December 2013
9:00pm EST (02:00 GMT) < > « » Premiere < > « »
BBC America (adverts during broadcast)
Featuring: And introducing Peter Capaldi, Matt Smith, Jenna Coleman, With Karen Gillan, Orla Brady, Jack Hollington, Rob Jarvis, Tessa Peake-Jones

Orbiting a quiet backwater planet, the massed forces of the universe’s deadliest species gather, drawn to a mysterious message that echoes out to the stars - and amongst them, the Doctor.

Rescuing Clara from a family Christmas dinner, the Time Lord and his best friend must learn what this enigmatic signal means for his own fate and that of the universe.

Synopsis Source: Doctor Who Guide

Broadcast notes:

Benjamin Francis Elliott: BBC America aired the full episode, albeit with oddly placed ad breaks. An ad break DURING a regeneration - not cool. I'm surprised they never just run a set of commercials in the natural pause at the end of the opening credits, reducing the number of intrusive breaks required.
Broadcast Source: BBC America

Ratings Information:

Consolidated figures: 2.472m viewers, 19th place

The episode achieved a 2.472m Live+SD rating for the evening on cable, with a 1.0 Adult 18-49 Rating. [source: TV By The Numbers]