Demons of the Punjab had an official rating of 7.48 million viewers, according to figures released by the Broadcasting Research Audience Board.
Breaking that figure down using the BARB 4-Screen Dashboard, 7.23 million watched the episode on a conventional TV set, 139,000 watched on their PC, 61,000 watched on a Tablet device and 51,000 watched on a smartphone.
Altogether, those figures make Doctor Who the 8th most watched programme of the week ending 11th November. Topping that week was Saturday’s edition of Strictly Come Dancing which drew an audience of 11.55 million. The new David Attenborough narrated series Dynasties had 7.63 million viewers.
Demons of the Punjab had an audience Appreciation Index score of 80, again scoring higher with female viewers.
As last week’s episode, Kerblam! delivered 5.93 million viewers, a share of 28.5% of the total TV audience, according to unofficial overnight figures.
The rating makes Doctor Who the fourth highest rated programme for the Sunday and the 10th for the week ending 18th November.
Doctor Who continues this Sunday with The Witchfinders at 6:30 pm on BBC One.