Doctor Who - The Doctor Falls had an official rating of 5.295 million viewers.
The episode was the 16th highest rated programme for the week and the 8th on BBC Television.
Doctor Who was the highest rated programme on Saturday, overtaking Casualty which beat it in the initial ratings. Top for the week was Coronation Street with 8.17 million watching.
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The highest chart position was for The Pilot which came in at number 10. The lowest chart position was for The Lie Of The Land, which was the 30th most-watched programme of the week, having faced the final of ITV's talent show Britain's Got Talent.
All episodes since the revival of Doctor Who in 2005 have been one of the top 30 programmes of the week. This compares with the classic series where the lowest chart position was 170 for the second episode of the Fourth Doctor story Full Circle.
The Pilot is one of 57 episodes of Doctor Who to make the top 10 out of the 839 which have been broadcast.
The average final rating for this series is 5.45 million viewers, This is down from an average of 6.03 million for the 2015 series. The biggest drop in audience is for those in the 4-15 age group, which now account for around 8% of the total audience, as opposed to 11% in 2015. Since the revival the highest average has been for Series 4 shown in 2008, which had an average of 8.05 million watching.
Full ratings information can be found here