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Torchwood Gets Impressive Numbers on Both Sides of the Atlantic
Now that Torchwood: Children of Earth has been televised on both sides of the Atlantic, it is clear that it is a ratings champ all around.
In the UK, the estimated numbers for the BBC showing started strong and maintained its audience throughout the week long series (26.8%). Torchwood: Children of Earth, a five part series was shown consecutively Monday through Friday in the UK starting on 6th of July and then BBC America followed suit showing them on consecutive nights starting on the 20th of July.
In the UK (does not include DVR or BBC HD Channel viewers):
|Monday - Day One||5.9 million viewers|
|Tuesday - Day Two||5.6 million viewers|
|Wednesday - Day Three||5.9 million viewers|
|Thursday - Day Four||6.2 million viewers|
|Friday - Day Five||5.8 million viewers|
Meanwhile in the US, Variety has reported that BBC America had its ratings boosted to its highest weekly ratings in its history thanks to Torchwood: Children of Earth!
Although there are plenty of rumours and gossip concerning a 4th series of Torchwood, at this time, there has been no official announcement as such.
If you haven't seen Torchwood: Children of Earth yet, it is available on DVD and Blu-ray now both in the US and UK.