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Doctor Who Pwns iPlayer

The BBC has published the most popular TV and radio programmes of the year on BBC iPlayer, with Doctor Who and Steven Moffat doing particularly well.

Matt Smith’s première as the Doctor in The Eleventh Hour was named the most requested show of 2010 with 2.2 million plays, while Smith’s debut appearance in the Tenth Doctor’s farewell piece The End of Time, Part 2 – broadcast on New Year’s Day – clocked up 1,015,000 views and is in ninth place.

Meanwhile, Sherlock: “A Study in Pink” came in third at 1,403,000m completing Steven Moffat’s personal iPlayer hat-trick.

1 Doctor Who, Series 5, The Eleventh Hour, Episode 1, BBC One, 2,241,000
2 Top Gear, Series 15, Episode 1, BBC Two, 1,680,000
3 Sherlock A Study in Pink, Episode 1, BBC One, 1,403,000
4 Top Gear, Series 14, Episode 7, BBC Two, 1,255,000
5 Outnumbered, Series 3, Programme 1, Episode 1, BBC One 1,157,000
6 EastEnders Live 19/02/201,0 BBC One 1,130,000
7 Live at the Apollo, Series 5, Episode 6, BBC One, 1,076,000
8 The Apprentice, Series 6, Bakery Episode 3, BBC One, 1,050,000
9 Doctor Who, The End of Time Part 2, Episode 2, BBC One, 1,015,000
10 Russell Howard’s Good News, Series 2, Episode 3, BBC Three, 982,000

Remarkably it is three years since BBC iPlayer was launched on Christmas Day 2007, and 2010 has been its most successful year to date with a record-breaking 141 million monthly requests for TV and radio programmes in November.

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