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See broadcasts for BBC OneThe Zygon Invasion (7/12 Series 9)

Last updated 25 January 2017
Broadcast: Saturday 31st October 2015
8:15pm-9:00pm GMT < > « » Premiere < > « »
(actually broadcast at 20:17:25)
Featuring: Peter Capaldi, Jenna Coleman, Jenna Coleman, Ingrid Oliver, Jemma Redgrave

Osgood is kidnapped by a rogue gang of shapeshifting Zygons, who have been living on Earth while quietly plotting their evil takeover. But the Doctor is having none of that, leading Clara and Unit on a race around the world to save Osgood and quash the alien uprising.

Synopsis Source: Radio Times
Broadcast Source: BBC
Final chart position for The Zygon Invasion

Ratings Information:

Initial figures: 3.870m viewers (overnight), 19.4% audience share, 5th place day
Consolidated figures: 5.760m viewers (+7 days), 24.3% audience share, 24th place, AI 82
Additional figures: 6.240m viewers (+28 days)

Overnights: Doctor Who had a 19.4% share of the total TV audience, where is was the 5th most watched programme of the day.Top of the day was Strictly Come Dancing with an audience of 9.35 million watching. The dancing had a nearly 4 million lead over the second placed The X Factor which was placed directly opposite Doctor Who, and managed 5.63 million.The Rugby Cup Final, shown on ITV in the afternoon, had 4.92 million watching, while Pointless Celebrities, for the first time this year, managed to beat the Doctor in the overnight figures, although this position is likely to be reversed when the final figures are published next week.

Finals (+7 days): Doctor Who was the 11th most watched programme on BBC Television, and third overall on Saturday. The episode finished at 24th in the chart.Top of the week was Strictly Come Dancing with 10.85 million watching.


BARB Reports

BARB Live+VOSDAL: 3.87m; Timeshift+7: 5.76m total; Timeshift+28: 6.24m

BARB Player Report (beta):
w/e 1 Nov: Weekly - 137,142[10th] (iOS 32,617[30th], web 124,170[3rd]); 4 Weeks - same figures[unlisted] (iOS unlisted, web[34th])
w/e 8 Nov: Weekly - 105,730[15th] (iOS unlisted, web 96.661[10th]); 4 Weeks - 242,889[23rd] (iOS unlisted, web 220,850[8th])
w/e 15 Nov: Weekly - unlisted (web 46,491*); 4 Weeks - 250,388[16th] (iOS unlisted, web 226,739[6th])
w/e 22 Nov: Weekly - unlisted; 4 Weeks - 251,115[15th] (iOS <68.910[51+], web 226,744[5th])

* listed as The Zygon Inversion, but that was also listed as The Zygon Inversion Episode 8 so it is assumed that the figure is for The Zygon Invasion.