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December 26th, 2012 27 comments

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The Snowmen Overnight Viewing Figures

The Snowmen Overnight Viewing Figures

The Snowmen had an overnight audience of 7.59 million viewers, a share of 33.9% of the total TV audience.


Now that this years Christmas special has aired what did you think? Was if the best special yet of just average.

And now we have seen the new console room in full did you like it?…

And finally we have now seen and heard the new titles and theme tune in full so what did you think?…



  • Stephen Brook

    April 8th, 2013 - 8:50pm

    I don’t know why the BBC aren’t releasing this on DVD or blu ray. They aren’t putting it on the pre order S7 pt 2 dvd blu ray either. They always release the Xamas special on the next box set out. I can’t find out why they are leaving this and not releasing this.

  • Jamie Oakford

    January 22nd, 2013 - 10:00pm

    Steven Moffet is killing this show. Why another change in titles after one season anyway? His plots have more continuity holes then ever before and one has problems keeping up with whats going on. Matt Smith plays a good Doctor but he is let down in the same way Sylvester McCoy was that led to the show being cancelled in 1989. They need to bring Russel T Davies back to save this show again or it will end up the same way as the classic series did in 1989. It is just not Doctor Who anymore and has crossed from Sci-Fi to confusing fantasy and to me is more like ‘The Twilight Zone’ with a TARDIS. But! at least with ‘The Twilight Zone you always knew where you were. Its a shame Steven Moffet is killing (has killed) a wonderful show. He has written some good episodes but as a head writer is just not keeping the plots. I’m stopping at ‘David Tennant’ era.

  • Anonymous

    December 31st, 2012 - 4:13pm

    i did not like this years and why change the tardis

    • Space Fish

      January 2nd, 2013 - 11:21am

      So they can sell more TARDIS toys

    • McGann is the Doctor.

      January 13th, 2013 - 3:37pm

      Incase you haven’t noticed, there are no toys anymore.

      The real reason is the previous Tardis console was too big to get removed from the old filming studio, so a new, more machine-like,creepy, less cosey one was made instead.

    • the doctor

      January 15th, 2013 - 6:38pm

      they changed because it was to magical and they wanted it more like a machine

    • Scott the Raptor

      January 15th, 2013 - 11:52pm

      Yes there are. 3.75″

    • anonymous

      May 4th, 2013 - 5:45pm

      @the_doctor is right, at least according to the Christmas issue of DWM. And I’m glad, too. In the words of my worst favorite doctor (6): change my dear, and it seems not a moment too soon.

  • McGann is the Doctor

    December 30th, 2012 - 11:20pm

    The episode itself was amazing and magical, so it’s fitting that new title sequence is aswell.

    Beautiful and creepier, more dynamic. I’ve been waiting since 2009 for a new title sequence like that.

    It was incredibly detailed, much cooler and much creepier, and I loved that THEY FINALLY PUT THE DOCTOR’S FACE IN IT 🙂

  • rusty

    December 28th, 2012 - 3:36pm

    The hidden stair case was the best . I always thought the phone box jus sitting on the the street where they didnt exist was a flaw in the storyline .

    • dd

      December 28th, 2012 - 3:38pm

      last one was better

    • Anonymous

      January 6th, 2013 - 7:13pm

      I think the phone box on the street was a good thing, and it wasn’t flawed, the Chameleon Circuit blends it in, watch Boom Town.

  • Anonymous

    December 28th, 2012 - 3:10pm

    So the Tardis has had a revamp all very well and good BUT!! the Tardis will never be the Tardis until the hat stand is replaced

  • Doctor J

    December 28th, 2012 - 1:57pm

    The best christmas special.


      December 29th, 2012 - 1:00pm

      While you do have your own opinion about the episode, I think it’s partly flawed. For me it’s around 7.5-8.2/10 because the pacing is not brilliant the monsters and Dr Simeon are underused but the characters are well written and the actors are good to.

  • alex

    December 27th, 2012 - 10:04pm

    Wow! – Pleasently suprised by this ep for a mofat episode it was brillant! The new title sequence was great lots of classic bits in it, the new assistants great and the tardis looks great. The best crimbo episode from the new series yet!

  • paul cox

    December 27th, 2012 - 2:45am

    first things first i guess…
    The new title sequence will grow on me but having looked at it twice so far (will again later!), it is growing on me. i don’t know about anyone else but i see elements heralding back to the classic years like the way the vortex is now & a brief glimpse of the doctors face (thank god he’s not winking!).

    As for the console room! BEST DESIGN EVER! my jaw nearly hit the floor when you see the room power up, again i see elements of the classic series console room in this new one.
    as for the episode i think it was well done and is already producing some interesting glimpses of things to come and questions that need answering like who is clara really? 😀

    • Anonymous

      December 28th, 2012 - 3:09pm

      No No No it will never be the console room until they replace the hat stand that has stood in every other Tardis

  • Harold Saxon

    December 26th, 2012 - 9:15pm

    Good viewing figures for a memorable episode,well done doctor.

  • drs assistant sadie

    December 26th, 2012 - 7:58pm

    brilliant show , everything was fab ….. the new assistant was amazing 🙂

  • booboo the third

    December 26th, 2012 - 4:15pm

    i thought that the title sequence was very seventies and god dammit i lov the seventies

  • Ood on the Loo

    December 26th, 2012 - 2:47pm

    Favourite ever episode apart from tatm

  • Don’t diss the sonic!!!

    December 26th, 2012 - 12:46pm

    Doctor Who was fifth on the viewing figures table for BBC 1, but thats not the final figures so i feel quite confident that it moves up a bit. I loved the episode, it was absolutely amazing. I actually quite like the Tardis now, i really like the design but i don’t like how they made it smaller. I hated the new title sequence; the way it started off was like splashes of paint being thrown at the screen. The actual vortex bit i didn’t mind but i don’t like how it only went forward and the colors weren’t really chritsmas and you could see glimpses of the doctors face it just looked really cheap. I could get over the theme tune but i didn’t really like that either. I looked like something that a fan made with the cheap equipment they had. The whole title sequnce just looked really cheap. Everything else about the episode was fantastic.

    • Anonymous

      December 28th, 2012 - 3:08pm

      No they must replace the hat stand in the Tardis or it will no longer be the Tardis

    • aaron meades

      April 13th, 2013 - 12:19pm

      I quite like the hat sand

  • robhardy

    December 26th, 2012 - 11:18am

    Pretty good, but it would’ve been even better if the show had been in a later timeslot (which would’ve also saved me a lot of hassle!)

  • Dark magician

    December 26th, 2012 - 9:56am

    Not bad for overnights


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