It was a very big day for Science Fiction fans on Saturday, as the hit British television series Doctor Who aired one of its most eagerly anticipated episodes ever. Fans around the world could not wait to see the Doctor Who 50th Anniversary Special, which proved to be a huge success.
The Doctor Who 50th Anniversary Special was fairly ambitious in what it wanted to achieve, as it was beamed live to 94 countries all over the world. The impressive episode managed to break a number of different records from different areas around the globe.
Not only did the Doctor Who 50th Anniversary Special earn some well deserved recognition from the Guinness Book of World Records, for the largest simulcast of a TV Drama, but it also managed to break records on Tumblr. There have been some big figures seen on Tumblr in recent years but this Doctor Who episode beat them all.
It was confirmed that the Doctor Who 50th Anniversary Special saw an incredible 14.5 million views of the Doctor Who Tumblr on Saturday, which was much more than for any other televised event, including the likes of the Super Bowl and the MTV Video Music Awards.
What did you think of the Doctor Who 50th Anniversary Special?