Doctor Who Series 7, Episode 3: Dinosaurs On A Spaceship achieved an overnight audience of 5.5 million viewers, with a 26.2% share of the total TV audience.
The rating was the highest on BBC One for the day and second overall. The X Factor once again won the ratings war with 8.2 million viewers. Figures show that ratings across the evening were down on the previous week.
This ratings puts Doctor Who in 15th place for the week, with Sunday still to come, however, final figures which will be available next week, should see this position rise.
Friday’s BBC Three repeat of Asylum Of The Daleks had 0.40 million watching.