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A Good man Goes to War Overnight Viewing figures

A Good man Goes to War Overnight Viewing figures

Overnight viewing figures show that A Good man Goes to War achieved 5.5 million viewers. Over night figures have become more and more unrealistic in view of the massive time shifts achieved by the programme. Full ratings will be available in 7 days time




  • McGann is the Doctor

    July 30th, 2011 - 2:26pm

    If you read that article in DWM, you will know that people are chosing to Time-shift in their viewings of Dr Who.

    People who want 2 see it, but couldn’t make it, will have recorded on BBC HD, or used Iplayer.etc.

  • McGann is the Doctor

    July 30th, 2011 - 2:26pm

    If you read that article in DWM, you will know that people are chosing to Time-shift in their viewings of Dr Who.

    People who want 2 see it, but couldn’t make it, will have either recorded on BBC HD, or used Iplayer.etc.

    I myself didn’t see it on BBC 1, I watched both of the opening episodes on BBC HD on my sky planner. Just shows that 5.5 is only a minority of the total viewing audience. 😀

  • james butler

    June 6th, 2011 - 5:37pm

    u 2 it was bad wernt it britens got talent on same time i was mad!!!!!!!!!!!

  • james butler

    June 6th, 2011 - 5:33pm

    so i thight it was normal but get it

  • james butler

    June 6th, 2011 - 5:32pm

    i did not but u no she (river) said its her birthday and her baby was born then

  • Run For Your Life

    June 6th, 2011 - 5:06pm

    I thought it was going to be different then 5.5 million but its getting there throw that’s the good part

  • james butler

    June 6th, 2011 - 7:53am

    and if your looking bbc do a preqlue to lets kill hitler please i love this show since chrisper eqeserion and i went to exprence of it and live

  • james butler

    June 6th, 2011 - 7:48am

    i am so mad about it being split who argres? its my b-day soon and i cant see it then

  • paul cox

    June 6th, 2011 - 12:47am

    i do not see the point about the overnight ratings figures, personally after all the iplayer & other viewing figures are combined together we will have a true total.
    5.5 million in my opinion is not that bad if you consider the zombie drivel on ITV1!

  • Ian

    June 5th, 2011 - 8:06pm

    They will be but it needs to be the final figures not these overnights. Overnights have been meaningless this year and even moreso on a night when its up against Football and another Simon Cowell IQ-drainer

  • dr daddy cool 67

    June 5th, 2011 - 6:17pm

    The ratings should have been much higher than that, surely!

  • tardistik

    June 5th, 2011 - 5:40pm

    yeah i know surely the bbc would have been wise to change the time schedule but then it was the so you think you can dance final as well so it was the only possible slot

  • Jonathan Turner

    June 5th, 2011 - 5:37pm

    I think this story was a let down myself but it was intresting all the same but I wonder why the ratings are dropping because last series they were quite high

  • booboo

    June 5th, 2011 - 5:34pm

    were working on something else

  • booboo

    June 5th, 2011 - 5:33pm

    we are on holiday with limited access to the internet so all comments (that’s everyone’s,not just certain posters) , in the news and the merchandise are on moderation only so we can check them before posting. normally we see them straight away so if there is a problem or inappropriate comments we can deal with it immediately but at the moment there may be several hours between us being able to see them, this isn’t permanent its just while we are away.


    June 5th, 2011 - 5:28pm

    you have waited a while then

  • Callum Metcalfe

    June 5th, 2011 - 5:24pm

    BooBoo,may I ask why are my comments never appearing?

  • Callum Metcalfe

    June 5th, 2011 - 5:23pm

    What happened to the blog?

  • McGann is The Doctor.

    June 5th, 2011 - 4:17pm

    Do people actually watch the episodes on
    BBC HD? I do! Every one of them gets recorded on the sky planner, anyone else do the same?!

    And regardless of the actual LIVE viewings, the episode was a great delight to watch and THEY recorded it while the football and talent shows were on.

  • McGann is The Doctor.

    June 5th, 2011 - 4:10pm

    That’s a great audience appreciation. I couldnt care less what the “general public” might have to say, Dr Who in 2011 is a massive commercial success 😀 and has drawn in alot of acclaim and impressed viewers, just read the SFX magazine special for Dr Who.

    Viewers like us exist all over the UK, so it’s imposssible that Dr Who isnt being watched.
    It just doesnt make any sense. ❓

  • booboo

    June 5th, 2011 - 3:14pm

    yes, we awaiting clarification fro the BBC on the use of screenshots


    June 5th, 2011 - 2:35pm

    booboo do you know why the pics haven’t been updated

  • Ian

    June 5th, 2011 - 1:36pm

    This one is going to have a massively time shifted audience. Like it or not Football and Reality TV pulls in high viewing figures and so a start point of 5.5 million on overnights was far better than I had expected. In an ideal world Simon Cowell would be put inside the Pandorica and buried for the rest of eternity.

  • who crazy!

    June 5th, 2011 - 1:06pm

    5.5! Now come on I thought this episode would have good viewings. Oh well.

  • harold saxon

    June 5th, 2011 - 12:56pm

    Theese will increase vastly in the final shift ,as with bgt final and it being a warm summer saturday ,overall this series is achieving very strong viewing figures.
    Love moffats clever writing.
    Do not think we should knock RTD for without him we may not have had dr.who at all now!

  • simon w

    June 5th, 2011 - 11:59am

    they should have put Dr Who on at another time so it did’nt full in with other programs at the same time. I thought it was one off the best so far up with The first 2 stories

  • crazy guy

    June 5th, 2011 - 10:39am

    this was the best episode in who histroy im defiently going to watch thid=s a thousand times. i didnt expect river to be amys and rorys child

  • Tom

    June 5th, 2011 - 10:28am

    Thats actually better than i thought, considering the football and britains got talent was on during the programme 😀


    June 5th, 2011 - 10:15am

    That’ll be lower because of the Britain’s Got Talent Final

  • The supreme

    June 5th, 2011 - 9:44am

    cool !!!!!!!!!!

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