Dr Who Is Top Of The iPlayer Charts

It is always interesting to see the BBC’s iPlayer monthly report, as it gives a clear indication of what is popular. However, the real star is the iPlayer itself with 153 million requests for radio and TV content throughout September, compared with 87 million requests in 2009 and 114 million requests in 2010.

These are the top requested TV programmes through the iPlayer for September 2011;

1 Doctor Who Series 6 Episode 10 1,156,000

2 Doctor Who Series 6 Episode 9 1,105,000

3 Outnumbered Series 4 Episode 1 1,039,000

4 Doctor Who Series 6 Episode 11 1,011,000

5 Doctor Who Series 6 Episode 12 965,000

6 Outnumbered Series 4 Episode 2 806,000

7 Waterloo Road Series 7 Episode 11 711,000

8 Outnumbered Series 4 Episode 3 686,000

9 Outnumbered Series 4 Episode 4 622,000

10 Torchwood Miracle Day Episode 8 612,000

According to the monthly report issued by the BBC, the typical user of the iPlayer will be;

The profile of BBC iPlayer users is evening out over time in terms of male/female ratio, but remains strongly under-55 in terms of age, which is younger than the typical TV viewer or radio listener’s profile

Source [HDTV Test]