Doctor Who shows on-demand a success

A record number of people downloaded and watched the first episode of the new series of Doctor Who via the BBC iPlayer. The first episode with the new Doctor, Matt Smith, and his new assistant, Karen Gillan managed to clock up the most downloads over a 7 day period.

The first episode, called ‘The Eleventh Hour’ had reportedly received 1.27 million viewings in the first 7 days after it was shown on BBC 1.

Doctor Who continues on BBC 1 at 6:20pm on Saturday,