Doctor Who

Status: Active, Airing 11th Season
Timeslot: Saturdays 9 PM EST
Premiere: October 7, 2018
Network: BBC America (BBC in Britain)
Starring: Peter Capaldi, Jodie Whittaker
Series Website: www.bbcamerica.com/doctor-who

Note: This series is a British import and its success is more heavily determined by its performance in its home country.

Description: The continuing adventures of the Gallifreyan Time Lord known as the Doctor who from time to time regenerates into a new incarnation. He travels through time and space in his TARDIS (Time and Relative Dimension in Space) with various, ever-changing companions and does battle with threats to the universe.




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Status: This show is off to a strong start with the thirteenth Doctor (played by Jodie Whitakker) drawing in plenty of viewers to see the first female lead for the series. The numbers have slipped now that the curious onlooker effect has passed, but word is that production has already begun on a twelfth season so expect this show to stick around for several more years.

Season to Date (StD) Ratings Results:

Air Date Airings Live+SD Rtg StD Avg Tot Vwrs (M) Status
10/7/18 1 0.45 0.45 1.4 Renewal Likely
10/14/18 2 0.42 0.44 1.1 Renewal Likely
10/21/18 3 0.25 0.37 0.8 Renewal Likely
10/28/18 4 0.32 0.36 0.9 Renewal Likely
11/4/18 5 0.20 0.33 0.7 Renewal Likely
11/11/18 6 0.18 0.30 0.7 Renewal Likely
11/18/18 7 0.25 0.30 0.7 Renewed
11/25/18 8 0.30 0.30 0.9 Renewed
12/2/18 9 0.21 0.29 0.8 Renewed

2016-17 Season Ratings Results:

Air Date Airings Live+SD Rtg StD Avg Tot Vwrs (M) Live+7 Rtg Status
12/25/16 1 0.5 0.5 1.1 n/a Renewed
4/15/17 2 0.3 0.4 0.9 0.7 Renewed
4/22/17 3 0.3 0.3 0.8 0.6 Renewed
4/29/17 4 0.2 0.3 0.6 n/a Renewed
5/6/17 5 0.2 0.3 0.6 n/a Renewed
5/13/17 6 0.2 0.3 0.5 0.5 Renewed
5/20/17 7 0.2 0.3 0.6 0.5 Renewed
5/27/17 8 0.2 0.2 0.6 0.6 Renewed
6/3/17 9 0.2 0.2 0.6 0.5 Renewed
6/10/17 10 0.2 0.2 0.5 0.5 Renewed
6/17/17 11 0.2 0.2 0.5 0.4 Renewed
6/24/17 12 0.2 0.2 0.5 0.4 Renewed
7/1/17 13 0.2 0.2 0.7 n/a Renewed
12/25/17 14 0.4 0.2 1.1 n/a Renewed

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2015-16 Season U.S. Ratings Results:

Air Date Airings Live+SD Rtg StD Avg Tot Vwrs (MM) Live+7 Rtg Cancel Alert
9/19/15 1 0.9 0.9 2.0 n/a Low
9/26/15 2 0.4 0.6 1.1 n/a Low
10/3/15 3 0.3 0.5 1.0 0.7 Low
10/10/15 4 0.4 0.5 0.9 n/a Low
10/17/15 5 0.3 0.4 0.9 n/a Low
10/24/15 6 0.4 0.4 1.0 n/a Low
10/31/15 7 0.2 0.4 0.6 n/a Low
11/7/15 8 0.4 0.4 0.9 n/a Low
11/14/15 9 0.2 0.4 0.6 n/a Low
11/21/15 10 0.3 0.4 0.8 n/a Low
11/28/15 11 0.3 0.4 0.9 n/a Low
12/5/15 12 0.3 0.4 0.9 n/a Low
12/25/15 13 0.5 0.4 1.2 n/a Renewed

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2 thoughts on “Doctor Who

  1. will

    from what i can see Dr who will start with a Christmas special 2016 and new series in 2017

    Reply
    1. admin Post author

      Thanks for the info. Wasn’t quite certain about that.

      Reply

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