'Doctor Who' Christmas Special Sets Ratings Record for BBC America

Network Hits High with Adults 25-54, Posts Second-Most-Watched Telecast Ever 1/02/2013 10:15 AM Eastern
The Christmas Day special Doctor Who: The Snowmen gave BBC America its top-rated telecast in the adults 25-54 demo ever, drawing a 0.95 rating and 807,000 viewers in the demo from 9 p.m.-10:20 p.m. on Dec. 25, according to Nielsen.

The demo numbers were up 60% from last year's Christmas episode, and total viewers improved by 54%. It was the network's second best telecast ever in total viewers, averaging 1.43 million, second only to the Doctor Who season seven premiere, which drew 1.56 million in September.

Doctor Who returns the second half of its seventh season on BBC America in the spring.

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