On the BBC, The Rings of Akhaten achieved an overnight rating of 5.5 million viewers at a share of 28.8% of the total audience. This is slightly down on last week but it is expected to rise when the time shifted viewers are included.
Doctor Who was the third highest rated program of the day and again won it’s timeslot against You’ve Been Framed Rides Again!
The Appreciation Index for the story was 84. The highest score on Saturday was 87, which puts Doctor Who up there with the leaders.
The ABC’s viewing tigers have also been revealed by TV Tonight. The Rings of Akhaten was seen by 725,000 viewers in the countries capitals and was the ABC’s highest rating drama of the day and the tenth highest overall.