Saturday, 18 May 2013

Doctor Who: April BBC iPlayer Stats Released

The BBC iPlayer stats have been revealed for April - and as ever, Doctor Who has dominated the online service.

The Rings of Akhaten topped the catch-up site for April with an impressive two million-plus requests, with opener The Bells of Saint John adding 1.3 million to the 0.96 million requests it amassed in March.

All of the episodes that aired in April (and The Bells of Saint John) featured in the Top 10 - Cold War had 1.65 million requests, Hide had 1.53 million requests and Journey to the Centre of the TARDIS gained 1.19 million views in the four days it was up in April. The other programmes on the Top 10 were all episodes of The Voice UK. You can see the leaderboard for April below:
  1. Doctor WhoThe Rings Of Akhaten
  2. The Voice
  3. The Voice
  4. Doctor WhoCold War
  5. The Voice
  6. Doctor Who Hide
  7. The Voice
  8. Doctor WhoThe Bells of Saint John
  9. The Voice
  10. Doctor WhoJourney To The Centre Of The TARDIS
[Source: SFX]