Official figures released by the Broadcasters’ Audience Research Board or BARB, gives Doctor Who - Smile an official rating of 5.98 million viewers.
The rating includes all those who recorded the programme and watched it within 7 days.
Doctor Who is the 23rd most watched programme for the week, and 8th most watched on BBC One
Top for the week was incoming showrunner Chris Chibnall's Broadchurch, starring David Tennant, which beat ITV's Britain's Got Talent, to take the top place with 11.61 million watching. Unlike last week , Doctor Who sliped behind the soaps EastEnders and Emmerdale as well as Coronation Street.
Doctor Who remained the top BBC One programme for Saturday night, just ahead of the entertainment show All Round to Mrs Brown's