This Week in Doctor WhoThis Week in Doctor Who

This Week in Doctor Who


Week 38: 19-25 Sep 2015 - USA

Data last updated 13 March 2017

Saturday 19 September

Show broadcasts for BBC America
 
1:10am EDT
The Doctor's Meditation

Show broadcasts for BBC America
 
1:20am EDT
Robot Of Sherwood
(Repeated: Sat 9:30am EDT)

When Robots threaten Sherwood forest, the Doctor must join forces with Robin Hood to stop the evil reign of the Sheriff of Nottingham.


Show broadcasts for BBC America
 
2:20am EDT
Listen

When ghosts of past and future crowd into their lives, the Doctor and Clara are thrown into an adventure that takes them to the very end of the universe.


Show broadcasts for Disney XD
 
2:30am EDT
The Lazarus Experiment

Show broadcasts for BBC America
 
3:20am EDT
Time Heist
(Repeated: Sat 11:30am EDT)

The Doctor turns bank robber when he attempts to break into the most dangerous bank in the Cosmos.


Show broadcasts for BBC America
 
4:20am EDT
The Day of The Doctor

The Doctors embark on their greatest adventure across space and time in this 50th Anniversary Special.


Show broadcasts for BBC America
 
6:00am EDT
Doctor Who: Earth Conquest: The World Tour (Factual)

The special follows stars Peter Capaldi and Jenna Coleman on Doctor Who: The World Tour, which sees them visiting seven cities across five continents in 12 days to publicize the upcoming season.


Show broadcasts for BBC America
 
7:00am EDT
Deep Breath

Clara is alone in Victorian London with a man she doesn't know, a dinosaur in the Thames, and a spate of deadly spontaneous combustions. The Doctor has changed. It's time you knew him.


Show broadcasts for BBC America
 
8:30am EDT
Into the Dalek

A Dalek fleet surrounds a lone rebel ship, and only the Doctor can help them now...


Show broadcasts for BBC America
 
12:30pm EDT
The Caretaker

The terrifying Skovox Blitzer is ready to destroy all humanity - and worse, any second now, Danny Pink and the Doctor are going to meet.


Show broadcasts for BBC America
 
1:30pm EDT
Kill The Moon
(Repeated: Mon 1:00am EDT)

The Doctor and Clara crash land on the Moon to find a world of horror: a mining base full of corpses, vicious spider-like creatures poised to attack, and a terrible dilemma.


Show broadcasts for BBC America
 
2:30pm EDT
Mummy On The Orient Express

The Doctor and Clara are on the most beautiful train in history but a deadly creature is stalking the passengers. The Doctor must race against the clock to defeat the terrifying Mummy.


Show broadcasts for BBC America
 
3:30pm EDT
Flatline
(Repeated: Mon 2:00am EDT)

Separated from the Doctor, Clara discovers a new menace from another dimension. But how do you hide when even the walls are no protection? With people to save and the Doctor trapped, Clara comes up against an enemy that exists beyond human perception.


Show broadcasts for UNC-MX
 
4:00pm EDT
Human Nature

Show broadcasts for WGVU Michigan
 
4:00pm EDT
Deep Breath

Season 8 begins with Peter Capaldi as the 12th Doctor. In the opener, the Doctor and Clara are in Victorian London where a dinosaur is on the loose and a spate of deadly spontaneous combustions take place. Includes bonus content and interviews presented by YouTube personality Hannah Hart.


Billed for 60 minutes


Show broadcasts for BBC America
 
4:30pm EDT
In The Forest Of The Night

One morning in every city and town in the world, the human race wakes up to face the most surprising invasion yet. Everywhere, in every land, a forest has grown overnight and taken back the Earth.


Show broadcasts for UNC-MX
 
4:45pm EDT
Alter Ego (Factual)

Show broadcasts for UNC-MX
 
5:00pm EDT
Pertwee Movies: Colony in Space - Part 3 Of 3
(Repeated: Fri 12:00pm EDT)

Show broadcasts for BBC America
 
5:30pm EDT
Dark Water

In the world of the Nethersphere, plans have been drawn. Missy is about to come face to face with the Doctor, and an impossible choice is looming. "Death is not an end" promises the sinister 3W but, as the Doctor and Clara discover, you might wish it was.


Show broadcasts for Retro TV
 
6:00pm EDT
The Masque of Mandragora: Part Three

Show broadcasts for Retro TV
 
6:30pm EDT
The Masque of Mandragora: Part Four

Show broadcasts for BBC America
 
6:30pm EDT
Death in Heaven

With Cybermen on the streets of London, old friends unite against old enemies and the Doctor takes to the air in a startling new role. Can the mighty UNIT contain Missy? As the Doctor faces his greatest challenge, sacrifices must be made.


Show broadcasts for Retro TV
 
7:00pm EDT
The Hand Of Fear: Part One

Show broadcasts for Retro TV
 
7:30pm EDT
The Hand Of Fear: Part Two

Show broadcasts for BBC America
 
7:45pm EDT
Last Christmas
(Repeated: Sat 10:45pm EDT)

The Twelfth Doctor makes his debut in BBC America's time-honored Doctor Who Christmas special. Peter Capaldi, Jenna Coleman and guest star Nick Frost strap in for a dangerous sleigh ride through space and time in the Steven Moffat helmed special.


Show broadcasts for BBC America
Premiere
 
9:00pm EDT
The Magician's Apprentice

"Where is the Doctor?" When the skies of Earth are frozen by a mysterious alien force, Clara needs her friend. But where is the Doctor, and what is he hiding from? As past deeds come back to haunt him, old enemies will come face-to-face.


Show broadcasts for KRWG
 
7:00pm MDT
Genesis of the Daleks: Part One
(Repeated: Sun 1:00am MDT)

Show broadcasts for KPTS
 
9:00pm CDT
The Face of Evil: Part One

Dr. Who encounters two warring tribes who look upon him as "the Evil One." Leela: Louise Jameson. Calib: Leslie Schofield. Andor: Victor Lucas. Tomas: Brendan Price. Sole: Colin Thomas.


Show broadcasts for OETA DT2
 
9:00pm CDT
Into the Dalek

Billed as Rise of the Cybermen, but based on programming during surrounding weeks this is more likely to be Into the Dalek!

Billed description was: "Part 1 of two. Rose finds her father (Shaun Dingwall) alive on a parallel Earth while a sinister plot against British society unfolds."


Show broadcasts for BBC America
 
10:05pm EDT
The Graham Norton Show: Series 16: Episode 1 (Related)

Graham's guests include: Denzel Washington, Gemma Arterton, Peter Capaldi, George Ezra


Show broadcasts for Disney XD
 
10:30pm EDT
42
(Repeated: Sun 2:30am EDT)

Show broadcasts for WILL
 
10:00pm CDT
Into the Dalek

Billed as "Into The Dark" ...


Show broadcasts for UNC-TV
 
11:00pm EDT
The Family of Blood
(Repeated: Mon 4:00am EDT)

Show broadcasts for WXXI
 
11:00pm EDT
Into the Dalek

Show broadcasts for UNC-TV
 
11:45pm EDT
Bad Blood (Factual)
(Repeated: Mon 4:45am EDT)

Show broadcasts for KLRU
 
10:55pm CDT
The Time of the Doctor

"The Time of the Doctor" features the final appearance of Matt Smith as the Eleventh Doctor and the first regular appearance of Peter Capaldi as the Twelfth Doctor. Janna Coleman is featured as the Doctor's companion Clara Oswald. This episode includes several enemies of the Doctor from the Cybermen, Silence, Daleks and Weeping Angels. Oh my!


Show broadcasts for WMVS/MPTV (Milwaukee) HD 10.1/36.2
 
11:00pm CDT
Journey to the Centre of the TARDIS

The TARDIS has crashed, Clara (Jenna-Louise Coleman) is lost, and the Doctor (Matt Smith) has 30 minutes before it explodes!


Show broadcasts for KCPT (Kansas City)
 
11:00pm CDT
Robot Of Sherwood
In a sun dappled Sherwood forest, the Doctor discovers an evil plan from beyond the stars, and strikes up an unlikely alliance with Robin Hood. With all of Nottingham at stake, the Doctor must decide who is real and who is fake. Can impossible heroes actually exist?

Show broadcasts for Iowa Public TV
 
11:05pm CDT
The Time of the Doctor

This year’s Christmas Special will be Eleventh Doctor Matt Smith‘ s final story and will feature the introduction of Twelfth Doctor Peter Capaldi.Orbiting a quiet backwater planet, the massed forces of the universe s deadliest species gather, drawn to a mysterious message that echoes out to the stars. And amongst them—the Doctor. Rescuing Clara from a family Christmas dinner, the Time Lord and his best friend must learn what this enigmatic signal means for his own fate and that of the universe.

Sunday 20 September

Show broadcasts for KERA
 
12:00am CDT
The Green Death: Compilation

A mysterious death at an abandoned mine is investigated.


Scheduled in three parts: Midnight-12:50am, 12:50am-1:40am, 1:40am-2:30am.


Show broadcasts for KCPT2 (Kansas City)
 
12:00am CDT
The Shakespeare Code

Show broadcasts for BBC America
 
1:00am EDT
Victory of the Daleks

The Doctor and Amy meet Winston Churchill during a trip back to World War II, where they also encounter the Daleks.

Saturday 19 September

Show broadcasts for Idaho Public Television
Premiere
 
11:00pm MDT
Into the Dalek

A Dalek fleet surrounds a lone rebel ship and only the Doctor can help but he needs Clara by his side. Confronted with a decision that could change the Daleks forever, he must examine his conscience.


Show broadcasts for KBTC
 
11:00pm PDT
Frontios: Part Three
(Repeated: Sun 4:00am PDT)

Sunday 20 September

Show broadcasts for KCPT2 (Kansas City)
 
1:00am CDT
Gridlock

Show broadcasts for BBC America
 
2:00am EDT
The Time of Angels

Part 1. The Doctor hunts the last of the Weeping Angels through the Maze of the Dead; the mysterious River Song is back in the Doctor's life, but he doesn't know if he can trust her.

Saturday 19 September

Sunday 20 September

Show broadcasts for KCPT2 (Kansas City)
 
2:00am CDT
Daleks in Manhattan

Show broadcasts for BBC America
 
3:00am EDT
Flesh and Stone

Part 2. The Doctor and his friends are forced to escape through the forest vault after they are surrounded by the Weeping Angels.


Show broadcasts for KCPT2 (Kansas City)
 
3:00am CDT
Evolution of the Daleks

Show broadcasts for BBC America
 
5:00am EDT
Amy's Choice

The Doctor returns to Amy on the night before her first child is born.


Show broadcasts for BBC America
 
6:00am EDT
The Hungry Earth

Part 1. Scientists discover something isn't right beneath Earth's crust while drilling.


Show broadcasts for BBC America
 
7:00am EDT
Cold Blood

Part 2. Scientists discover something isn't right beneath Earth's crust while drilling.


Show broadcasts for BBC America
 
8:00am EDT
The Christmas Invasion

Can Rose trust a man with a new face? As the newly regenerated Doctor drifts in and out of consciousness, Christmas becomes a time of terror on planet Earth when the whole of mankind falls under the shadow of the sinister alien Sycorax.


Show broadcasts for BBC America
 
9:00am EDT
Genesis of the Daleks: Movie Format
(Repeated: Fri 2:00am EDT)

The Time Lords foresee a time in which the Daleks will dominate all other life forms in the universe. So disturbing is this possibility, that they break their own Laws in an attempt to prevent it. And who better to send on this quest than the Doctor?


The channel listings indicate that this is a new broadcast, which it is strictly speaking being it's never been shown on BBC America as a whole "movie"! The first two episodes were originally shown back in 1998.


Show broadcasts for EBRU
 
11:00am EDT
Dalek

Beneath the Salt Plains of Utah, the billionaire collector Henry Van Statten holds the last relic of an alien race. When the Doctor and Rose investigate, they discover that the Doctor’s oldest and most deadly enemy is about to break free. It’s a fight to the death, with Rose caught in the middle.


Show broadcasts for BBC America
 
12:00pm EDT
The Seeds of Doom: Movie Format

When an alien seed pod is discovered buried in glacial ice, a wealthy botanist arranges to have it stolen. Soon it starts to germinate and turns out to be very dangerous.


The channel listings indicate that this is a new broadcast, which it is strictly speaking being it's never been shown on BBC America as a whole "movie"! The first two episodes were originally shown back in 1999


Show broadcasts for EBRU
 
12:00pm EDT
The Long Game

Adam discovers that life as a Time Lord’s companion isn’t as easy as it looks. The Tardis’s latest destination is in the far future, where Satellite 5 broadcasts to the entire Earth Empire. But anyone promoted to Floor 500 is never seen again, and the Doctor suspects humankind is being manipulated. Nothing escapes the eye of the sinister Editor, but just who is he working for? While the Doct...


Show broadcasts for BBC America
 
3:00pm EDT
The Girl in the Fireplace

Madame de Pompadour finds the court at Versailles under attack by sinister clockwork killers and her only hope of salvation lies with the Doctor.


Show broadcasts for BBC America
 
4:00pm EDT
Doomsday

Two mighty armies wage war across the Earth; terror emerges from beneath Torchwood Tower; the Doctor faces a dilemma.


Show broadcasts for BBC America
 
5:00pm EDT
Human Nature

Part 1. The Doctor finds an unusual hiding place.


Show broadcasts for BBC America
 
6:00pm EDT
The Family of Blood

Part 2. Smith and Jones are under siege.


Show broadcasts for BBC America
 
7:00pm EDT
Blink

When people start to disappear, a young woman finds cryptic messages bleeding through from a mysterious stranger called the Doctor.


Show broadcasts for BBC America
 
8:00pm EDT
Vincent and the Doctor

Amy battles an alien in France with Vincent Van Gogh.


Show broadcasts for BBC America
 
9:00pm EDT
Asylum of the Daleks

Kidnapped by his oldest foe, the Doctor is forced on an impossible mission - to a place even the Daleks are too terrified to enter...


Show broadcasts for BBC America
 
10:00pm EDT
The Angels Take Manhattan

The Doctor's heart-breaking farewell to Amy and Rory - a race against time through the streets of Manhattan, as New York's statues come to life around them....


Show broadcasts for Disney XD
 
10:30pm EDT
New Earth
(Repeated: Mon 2:30am EDT)

Show broadcasts for BBC America
 
11:00pm EDT
The Name of the Doctor

The Doctor has a secret he will take to his grave. And it is discovered.


Show broadcasts for Louisiana Public Broadcasting
 
11:06pm CDT
Robot Of Sherwood

Monday 21 September

Show broadcasts for BBC America
 
4:40am EDT
The Time of the Doctor

The Doctor must sacrifice everything to save a town called Christmas from the Time Lord's greatest enemies.


Show broadcasts for BBC America
 
8:00am EDT
The Curse of the Black Spot

The TARDIS is marooned onboard a 17th-century pirate ship whose crew is being attacked by a mysterious and beautiful sea creature. Becalmed and beset by cabin fever, the pirates have numerous superstitious explanations for the Siren's appearance.


Show broadcasts for BBC America
 
9:00am EDT
The Doctor's Wife

By following a Time Lord distress signal, the Doctor puts Amy, Rory and his beloved TARDIS in grave danger.


Show broadcasts for BBC America
 
10:00am EDT
Terror of the Zygons: Movie Format

The Brigadier summons the Doctor back to Earth using a time/space telegraph device the Doctor left with him for grave emergencies. There has been a spate of disappearances, sinkings and attacks on oil rigs in the North Sea under mysterious circumstances.


The channel listings indicate that this is a new broadcast, which it is strictly speaking being it's never been shown on BBC America as a whole "movie"! The first two episodes were originally shown back in 1999


Show broadcasts for WGVU Life Michigan
 
8:00pm EDT
Deep Breath

Season 8 begins with Peter Capaldi as the 12th Doctor. In the opener, the Doctor and Clara are in Victorian London where a dinosaur is on the loose and a spate of deadly spontaneous combustions take place. Includes bonus content and interviews presented by YouTube personality Hannah Hart.


Billed for 60 minutes


Show broadcasts for Retro TV
 
10:00pm EDT
Inferno: Episode 5

Show broadcasts for Retro TV
 
10:30pm EDT
Inferno: Episode 6

Show broadcasts for Disney XD
 
11:00pm EDT
Tooth and Claw
(Repeated: Tue 2:30am EDT)

Show broadcasts for KCPT2 (Kansas City)
 
11:00pm CDT
The Lazarus Experiment

Tuesday 22 September

Show broadcasts for BBC America
 
8:00am EDT
The Rebel Flesh

Part 1. A solar tsunami liberates doppelgangers from their human 'originals' in a futuristic factory. Can the Doctor prevent all out civil war?


Show broadcasts for BBC America
 
9:00am EDT
The Almost People

Part 2. The Doctor must convince terrified factory-workers to work with their doppelgangers to overcome a monster of their own making.


Show broadcasts for BBC America
 
10:00am EDT
Pyramids of Mars: Movie Format

The excavation of an ancient Egyptian tomb unleashes the Evil Sutekh, last of the Osirans, imprisoned millenia before by his own people. Sutekh attempts to build a time/space bridge between his tomb prison and an English manor house.


The channel listings indicate that this is a new broadcast, which it is strictly speaking being it's never been shown on BBC America as a whole "movie"! The first two episodes were originally shown back in 1999


Show broadcasts for Retro TV
 
10:00pm EDT
Inferno: Episode 7

Show broadcasts for Retro TV
 
10:30pm EDT
Terror of the Autons: Episode One

Show broadcasts for KLRU Q
 
10:00pm CDT
The Time of the Doctor
(Repeated: Wed 2:02am CDT)

"The Time of the Doctor" features the final appearance of Matt Smith as the Eleventh Doctor and the first regular appearance of Peter Capaldi as the Twelfth Doctor. Janna Coleman is featured as the Doctor's companion Clara Oswald. This episode includes several enemies of the Doctor from the Cybermen, Silence, Daleks and Weeping Angels. Oh my!


Show broadcasts for Disney XD
 
11:00pm EDT
School Reunion
(Repeated: Wed 2:30am EDT)

Show broadcasts for WGVU Michigan
 
11:30pm EDT
Into the Dalek

Show broadcasts for KCPT2 (Kansas City)
 
11:00pm CDT
42

Wednesday 23 September

Show broadcasts for BBC America
 
8:00am EDT
A Good Man Goes to War

The Doctor assembles an army to face the Battle of Demons Run - and River Song has something to tell him.


Show broadcasts for BBC America
 
9:00am EDT
Let's Kill Hitler

The TARDIS crash lands in 1930's Berlin, bringing the Doctor face to face with the greatest war criminal in the Universe. And Hitler.


Show broadcasts for BBC America
 
10:00am EDT
The Hand Of Fear: Movie Format

The TARDIS materialises in a quarry just as the rock face is blasted away by open cast miners. Sarah-Jane is buried and when the Doctor and the miners dig her out, she is grasping a hand made of rock incredibly tightly.


The channel listings indicate that this is a new broadcast, which it is strictly speaking being it's never been shown on BBC America as a whole "movie"! The first two episodes were originally shown back in 1999


Show broadcasts for WTTW Prime Chicago
 
8:55pm CDT
The Time of the Doctor

Show broadcasts for Retro TV
 
10:00pm EDT
Terror of the Autons: Episode Two

Show broadcasts for Retro TV
 
10:30pm EDT
Terror of the Autons: Episode Three

Show broadcasts for Disney XD
 
11:00pm EDT
The Girl in the Fireplace
(Repeated: Thu 2:30am EDT)

Show broadcasts for KCPT2 (Kansas City)
 
11:00pm CDT
Human Nature

Thursday 24 September

Show broadcasts for BBC America
 
8:00am EDT
Night Terrors

Every child is scared of monsters, but George's terrified pleas for help reach the Doctor. Because George's monsters are real.


Show broadcasts for BBC America
 
9:00am EDT
The Girl Who Waited

Amy is trapped in a quarantine facility for victims of an alien plague. Can Rory save her before she is killed by kindness?


Show broadcasts for BBC America
 
10:00am EDT
The Brain of Morbius: Movie Format

Landing on a barren and stormy planet, the Doctor and Sarah seek refuge in home of a scientist who appears to be trying some rather sinister experiments.


The channel listings indicate that this is a new broadcast, which it is strictly speaking being it's never been shown on BBC America as a whole "movie"! The first two episodes were originally shown back in 1999


Show broadcasts for UNC-MX
 
12:00pm EDT
The Family of Blood

Show broadcasts for UNC-MX
 
12:45pm EDT
Bad Blood (Factual)

Show broadcasts for EBRU
 
8:00pm EDT
Father's Day

Rose was just a baby in 1987 when her father, Pete Tyler, was killed by a car. So the Time Lord takes her back to the year in question, to the spot where the accident happened. Of course, Rose cannot stand idly by and just watch her dad die alone, so she pushes him out of the way of the on-coming car. But in doing so, she upsets the balance of Time and changes history. Suddenly, Earth is under thr...


Show broadcasts for EBRU
 
9:00pm EDT
The Empty Child

The Doctor and Rose travel back to London in 1941, at the height of the Blitz. A mysterious cylinder is being guarded by the Army, while homeless children (living on the bombsites) are being terrorised by an unearthly child. Rose meets the dashing Captain Jack Harkness – has she found a hero even better than the Doctor?


Show broadcasts for Retro TV
 
10:00pm EDT
Terror of the Autons: Episode Four

Show broadcasts for Retro TV
 
10:30pm EDT
The Mind of Evil: Episode One

Colour version.


Show broadcasts for KLRU
 
10:00pm CDT
Deep Breath

When the Doctor arrives in Victorian London, he finds a dinosaur rampant in the Thames and a spate of deadly spontaneous combusions. Who is the new Doctor and will Clara's friendship survive as they embark on a terrifying mission into the heart of an alien conspiracy? The Doctor has changed.


Show broadcasts for Disney XD
 
11:00pm EDT
Rise of the Cybermen
(Repeated: Fri 2:30am EDT)

Show broadcasts for KCPT2 (Kansas City)
 
11:00pm CDT
The Family of Blood

Friday 25 September

Show broadcasts for BBC America
 
8:00am EDT
The God Complex

The TARDIS lands in a hotel where every visitor's room contains their deepest, darkest fears. What lies in wait in the Doctor's room?


Show broadcasts for BBC America
 
9:00am EDT
Closing Time

The Doctor's final days are upon him - but when he drops in on an old friend, the Cybermen are waiting.


Show broadcasts for BBC America
 
10:00am EDT
The Robots of Death: Movie Format

The Doctor and his new companion Leela land on a giant Sandminer, which mines airborne minerals from an arid world. It is crewed by a few humans and a large number of robots. The Doctor realises that the robots are being reprogrammed to kill!


The channel listings indicate that this is a new broadcast, which it is strictly speaking being it's never been shown on BBC America as a whole "movie"! The first two episodes were originally shown back in 2000


Show broadcasts for Retro TV
 
10:00pm EDT
The Mind of Evil: Episode Two

Colour version


Show broadcasts for Retro TV
 
10:30pm EDT
The Mind of Evil: Episode Three

Colour version


Show broadcasts for Disney XD
 
11:00pm EDT
The Age of Steel

Show broadcasts for OETA
 
10:30pm CDT
Robot Of Sherwood

The Doctor joins forces with Robin Hood when robots threaten Sherwood Forest. Together, they work to end the evil reign of the Sheriff of Nottingham.