Doctor Who - Empress Of Mars had an official rating of 5.02 million viewers, a share of 25.9% of the total TV audience.
The episode was the 23rd most watched programme of the week, and the 11th highest rated programme on the BBC. Doctor Who was the highest rated programme on Saturday.
Top for the week was Monday's edition of Coronation Street which had 8.39 million watching. Emmerdale and EastEnders also scored highly as did the ITV drama The Loch.