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The American premiere of Doctor Who's "The Waters of Mars" helped BBC America hit an all-time ratings high this weekend, building anticipation for next week's final episodes. Click through for ratings and videos.

Over a million viewers tuned into the American premiere of "The Waters of Mars," giving BBC America its highest ever primetime rating. Richard De Croce, Senior Vice President Programming for the network, said:

The final specials starring David Tennant have opened the door for new audiences to this iconic series while taking longtime fans on an incredible journey. Tennant's remaining two specials, The End of Time, Part One and Part Two, are the most anticipated episodes in the history of the series – which is why we're airing them just a day after their UK premiere.


They're also releasing new behind the scenes videos to tease even more viewers into tuning in:

"The End of Time, Part 1" airs Saturday at 9pm.

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