Doctor Who reboot sets audience record in US

The new Doctor’s popularity is well-and-truly growing around the world with a new viewership record set in the US for BBC America.

The premiere of the new Doctor Who series, starring new Doctor Matt Smith, drew 1.2 million viewers in total, which now stands as the most watched telecast the network has ever had.

BBC America also stated that Doctor Who is the most popular TV series on the iTunes store.

The premiere also set a new record in the adults 25-54 demographic, making it No. 2 in its time slot among ad-supported cable networks.

Source: The Hollywood Reporter

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