Tooth and Claw, the second episode of the current series, was watched by an impressive 9.24 million viewers according to final figures published by BARB today.
Doctor Who was the second most watched brand on BBC One and beat the third placed ‘New Tricks’ by a total of 1.6 million.
Across all channels the show beat ITV’s Heartbeat by 120,000 viewers to become the third most watched brand for the second week running.
On BBC Three Doctor Who Confidential was the most watched show of the week with 655.000 viewers for the Saturday showing.
The Sunday repeat of Doctor Who was seen by 561.000 viewers placing it eighth in the channel’s weekly top ten.