Remember back when we learned that Peter Capaldi would be the new Doctor, and people complained and said the show would be ruined? Well BBC AMERICA is proud to tell of the doubters that Doctor Who has finished the year with its highest rated season ever on BBC AMERICA. Not only that, the annual Christmas Special delivered over 2.3 million Total Viewers and was the #1 non-sports telecast in all of cable during the time period among Adults 25-54 in Live+3 Nielsen ratings.
Peter Capaldi, Jenna Coleman and guest star Nick Frost (The World’s End, Shaun of the Dead) all starred in the Doctor Who: Last Christmas, written by Steven Moffat and directed by Paul Wilmshurst.
Peter Capaldi’s first season as the Doctor, with co-star Jenna Coleman as Clara, delivered BBC AMERICA its highest rated season ever with an average of 2.035 million Total Viewers in Live+3. The season featured Samuel Anderson as Danny Pink and Michelle Gomez as Missy. Guest stars included Jemma Redgrave, Frank Skinner, Foxes, Tom Riley, Keeley Hawes and more. Steven Moffat is lead writer and executive producer and Brian Minchin is executive producer. Doctor Who: Last Christmas arrives on Blu-ray and DVD on February 17, 2015 and Doctor Who: The Complete Eighth Series is available now.
Looking ahead in 2015, Doctor Who returns with a full season starring Peter Capaldi and Jenna Coleman on BBC AMERICA along with new seasons of Orphan Black, Broadchurch, The Musketeers, Ripper Street and new dramas Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell, London Spy and Tatau.