Final figures released today by BARB show that ‘Dalek’ scored an impressive 8.63 million viewers.
Scripted by Rob Shearman the episode saw a lone Dalek held in captivity by the collector Henry Van Statten who far� beneath the Salt Plains of Utah.
The episode was a critical success with many major UK news and TV listings publications covering the return of the metal meanies and saw the series get a second Radio Times cover in less than two months.
Link:Season 1 UK Viewing
Doctor Who: The Ratings Success