He did it again! The Season 7 premiere of DOCTOR WHO drew an earth-shattering 620,000 viewers, making it the second-highest rated episode in series history on SPACE and the most-watched program on Canadian television in its timeslot Saturday night. Featuring zombies, break-ups, make-ups, and more Daleks than you can shake a sonic screwdriver at, “Asylum of the Daleks,” made SPACE the #1 network – conventional or specialty – Saturday night at 9 p.m. ET with total viewers and in the key demos A25-54 and A18-49. Peaking with 746,000 viewers, in all 1.1 million Canadians watched some or all of the episode.
The Season 7 premiere of DOCTOR WHO exterminated minds with an unexpected appearance by Jenna-Louise Coleman as Oswin Oswald, who is set to star as the Time Lord’s next companion later this season. Viewers can relive the time-travelling trickery online at SPACEcast.com.
In next week’s episode, “Dinosaurs on a Spaceship,” premiering Saturday, Sept. 8at 9 p.m. ET exclusively on SPACE, an unmanned spaceship hurtles towards certain destruction – unless the Doctor (Matt Smith) can save it, and its impossible cargo…of dinosaurs! By his side are a ragtag gang of adventurers, including a big game hunter, an Egyptian Queen, and a surprised member of the Pond family. But little does the Doctor know there is someone else onboard who will stop at nothing to keep hold of his precious, prehistoric cargo.