Ratings information shows ABC and TEN are enjoying high Who audiences.
18/6 TW Everything Changes: 987,000 25/6 TW Day One: 897,953 28/6 DW The Runaway Bride: 842,929 30/6 DW Smith and Jones: 927,717 2/7 TW Ghost Machine: 774,785 DW 2006 average: 890, 518 All figures 5 capital averages, fuller breakdowns in The Wall of Lies 107.
A spokesperson for the sales arm of the BBC said: "BBC Worldwide is all about bringing new content to new audiences so it is fantastic that audiences are enjoying Torchwood and Doctor Who on both ABC TV and TEN. We hope that their adventures will continue to resonate throughout the space/time continuum for ages to come."
From the BBC Annual Report, via OG--"Profits from global TV sales were up 19% to £40.2million, driven particularly by contemporary drama such as Doctor Who."
I have the overnight figures only for Lost (which are less reliable), but they have it at 1,107,000. Runaway Bride underperformed with only 842,929. As usual it did best in the 40-54 and 65+ bands, even though it didn't have the problem of Saturday night robbing it of a younger audience. It performed best in Perth, Sydney and Brisbane as it has of recent years, and I have no idea why that is!