The Broadcasters Audience Research Board have revealed the efficacies Appreciation Index for the concluding part of The End of Time, written by Russell T Davies, after its original broadcast on New Years Day. The second part of The End of Time managed to receive an Appreciation Index of 89 which is higher than the first part of The End of Time, which managed to receive 87, when it was originally broadcast on Christmas Day.
With an Appreciation Index of 89, The End of Time - part two was the highest score that Doctor Who received since The Stolen Earth and Journey’s End received a score of 91 on their original broadcast. The New Years Day repeat of The End of Time - part one managed to achieve an Appreciation Index of 90 despite achieving an audience of two million.
The End of Time - part two managed to achieve overnight viewing figures of 10.4 million on New Years Day with a 35.5% share of the television audience and was the second most watched programme of the day beaten only by Eastenders. The Broadcasters Audience Research Board will reveal the official ratings for The End of Time - part one sometime within the upcoming days.