‘Doctor Who’ Special Propels BBC America to Best Prime Ever Multichannel Newswire

Doctor Who: The Waters of Mars on Saturday delivered BBC America its highest-ever primetime rating and delivery in total viewers and adults ages 25-54.
It was the first of three Doctor Who specials airing three straight Saturdays on the network, the finale to David Tennant’s era as the Tenth Doctor. More than 1.1 million viewers watched the program on Saturday, ranking BBC America 13th in coverage rating during the premiere among ad-supported cable nets for adults 25-54, the network said, citing Nielsen live plus same day DVR data.