The Next Doctor's Appreciation Index

The Next Doctor achieved an Appreciation Index figure of 86, which is making it the second most appreciated programme on mainstream television of Christmas Day. The Appreciation Index is a measure of how much the audience enjoyed the programme. It is scored out of 100, based on responses from a selected panel. The average score for a normal drama on BBC1 and ITV1 would get is 77. A score past 85 is known as excellent but a score below 60 is known as poor. The only programme that has a better figure than Doctor Who was Wallace and Gromit which got 88.