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'Doctor Who' has biggest U.S. premiere ever

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The Doctor’s latest incarnation delivered the sci-fi cult-fav’s biggest U.S. premiere audience yet.

BBC America’s Doctor Who returned to 2.6 million viewers when including its first two replays—a record-setting opener for the series. The debut airing of season eight’s “Deep Breath” featured star Peter Capaldi’s first full episode as the Doctor. During its 8 to 10 p.m. premiere Saturday night, Doctor Who was the most-watched show on cable and dominated Twitter for the day among TV shows. The numbers are despite the episode leaking online weeks in advance.

How does it compare to the U.K. audience?Collapse )

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Tags: doctor who (bbc), peter capaldi, ratings / charts
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