Published on July 24th, 2009 | by Christian Cawley
UK & US Torchwood Audience Figures
Final figures for the tremendous success that was Torchwood: Children of Earth have been compiled and can be viewed on GallifreyNewsBase – meanwhile, the mini-series got off to an impressive start on BBC America!
BBC America first, where Torchwood: Children of Earth launched on Monday (July 20th) to th largest audience in the network’s history!Â 1.4 million viewers tuned in, according to Nielsen Media Research live+ same-day data, although it’s unclear at present if this includes the HD broadcast.
Meanwhile full figures have been published here in the UK for the week ending July 12, 2009 – and Torchwood put in a great showing on BBC One while dominating BBC HD.
11 TORCHWOOD: CHILDREN OF EARTH (THU 2059) – 6.76 – BBC1
12 TORCHWOOD: CHILDREN OF EARTH (FRI 2100) – 6.58 – BBC1
13 TORCHWOOD: CHILDREN OF EARTH (MON 2100) – 6.47 – BBC1
14 TORCHWOOD: CHILDREN OF EARTH (WED 2100) – 6.40 – BBC1
15 CASUALTY (SAT 2051) – 6.32 – BBC1
16 EMMERDALE (WED 1859) – 6.17 – ITV1
17 TORCHWOOD: CHILDREN OF EARTH (TUE 2100) – 6.14 – BBC1
Torchwood put in a great showing, with Thursday’s episode drawing a considerable audience – and the series as a whole was the most watched non-soap drama of the week. Only motoring show Top Gear kept Torchwood out of the top 10, with all other places filled by Coronation Street, Emmerdale and EastEnders.