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This Week in Doctor Who


Week 42: 17-23 Oct 2015 - USA

Data last updated 13 March 2017

Saturday 17 October

Show broadcasts for UNC-MX
 
4:00pm EDT
The Sound of Drums

Show broadcasts for WGVU Michigan
 
4:00pm EDT
Time Heist

The Doctor attempts to break into the most dangerous bank in the Cosmos.


Show broadcasts for UNC-MX
 
4:45pm EDT
The Saxon Mystery (Factual)

Show broadcasts for UNC-MX
 
5:00pm EDT
Pertwee Movies: The Curse of Peladon
(Repeated: Fri 12:00pm EDT)

Originally scheduled as The Sea Devils episodes one and two but the transmission order was corrected before broadcast.


Show broadcasts for Retro TV
 
6:00pm EDT
The Robots of Death: Part Three

Show broadcasts for Retro TV
 
6:30pm EDT
The Robots of Death: Part Four

Show broadcasts for Retro TV
 
7:00pm EDT
The Talons of Weng-Chiang: Part One

Show broadcasts for Retro TV
 
7:30pm EDT
The Talons of Weng-Chiang: Part Two

Show broadcasts for BBC America
 
8:00pm EDT
Before The Flood
(Repeated: Sun 2:30am EDT)

Part 2. On a remote Army outpost, a fearsome alien warlord, the Fisher King, sets in motion a twisted plan to ensure his own survival. The ripples will be felt around the universe. Is this chain of events inevitable? And can the Doctor do the unthinkable?


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

Billed description was for episode three.


Show broadcasts for BBC America
Premiere
 
9:00pm EDT
The Girl Who Died
(Repeated: Sun 3:30am EDT)

Captured by Vikings, the Doctor and Clara must help protect their village from Space Warriors from the future; the Mire. Outnumbered and outgunned their fate seems inevitable. So why is the Doctor preoccupied with a single Viking girl?


Show broadcasts for Wisconsin Public Television
 
9:00pm CDT
Robot Of Sherwood
(Repeated: Sun 3:00am CDT)

When Robots threaten Sherwood forest, the Doctor must join forces with Robin Hood.


Show broadcasts for OETA DT2
 
9:00pm CDT
The Caretaker

Online schedules billed this as The Satan Pit!


Show broadcasts for KPTS
 
9:00pm CDT
The Robots of Death: Part One

The Doctor and Leela are suspected of murders in a robot-based society. Tom Baker, Louise Jameson. Chub: Rob Edwards. Borg: Brian Croucher. Dask: David Bailie. Uvanov: Russell Hunter. Toos: Pamela Salem.


Show broadcasts for WILL
 
10:00pm CDT
The Caretaker

Show broadcasts for UNC-TV
 
11:00pm EDT
Last of the Time Lords
(Repeated: Mon 4:00am EDT)

Show broadcasts for WXXI
 
11:00pm EDT
The Caretaker

The terrifying Skovox Blitzer prepares to destroy mankind. Meanwhile, Danny Pink and the Doctor are on a course to meet.


Show broadcasts for West Virginia Public Broadcasting
 
11:30pm EDT
Into the Dalek

Billed as "Into The Dark".


Show broadcasts for UNC-TV
 
11:45pm EDT
The Valiant Quest (Factual)
(Repeated: Mon 4:45am EDT)

Show broadcasts for WMVS/MPTV (Milwaukee) HD 10.1/36.2
 
10:58pm CDT
The Time of the Doctor

The Doctor's worst enemies, The Daleks, The Cybermen, The Angels and The Silence, return, as the doctor's eleventh life comes to a close, and his twelfth life begins.


Show broadcasts for KLRU
 
11:00pm CDT
Listen

When ghosts of past and future come into their lives, the Doctor and Clara are taken to the very end of the universe.


Show broadcasts for Iowa Public TV
 
11:05pm CDT
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.What happens when the Doctor is alone? And what scares the grand old man of Time and Space? Listen!

Sunday 18 October

Show broadcasts for KCPT2 (Kansas City)
 
12:00am CDT
The Rebel Flesh

A solar tsunami sends the TARDIS hurtling towards a factory on earth where human doppelgangers are used to mine dangerous acid. A second wave hits and the 'Gangers' separate. Can the Doctor prevent an all out civil war between the humans and the 'almost people' before the factory explodes?


Show broadcasts for KERA
 
12:00am CDT
The Monster of Peladon: Compilation

The Doctor and Sarah intervene in a conflict between miners and the ruling class on the planet of Paladon.


Broadcast in three parts, Midnight-12:45am, 12:45-1:30am, 1:30-2:15am

Saturday 17 October

Show broadcasts for Idaho Public Television
Premiere
 
11:00pm MDT
The Caretaker

When terrifying events threaten Coal Hill school, the Doctor decides to go undercover. The 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 KBTC
 
11:00pm PDT
Planet of Fire: Part Three
(Repeated: Sun 4:00am PDT)

Sunday 18 October

Show broadcasts for KCPT2 (Kansas City)
 
1:00am CDT
The Almost People

A solar tsunami sends the TARDIS hurtling towards a factory on earth where human doppelgangers are used to mine dangerous acid. A second wave hits and the 'Gangers' separate. Can the Doctor prevent an all out civil war between the humans and the 'almost people' before the factory explodes?

Saturday 17 October

Sunday 18 October

Show broadcasts for KCPT2 (Kansas City)
 
2:00am CDT
A Good Man Goes to War

The Doctor needs an army by his side. As he calls in all his debts across the cosmos, his enemies use his closest friends to trap him. Today will mark the Battle of Demons Run. Both sides will make their sacrifices - and River Song has something to tell the Doctor...


Show broadcasts for KCPT2 (Kansas City)
 
3:00am CDT
Let's Kill Hitler

In the desperate search for Melody Pond, the TARDIS crash lands in 1930's Berlin, bringing the Doctor face to face with the greatest war criminal in the Universe. And Hitler. The Doctor must teach his adversaries that time travel has responsibilities - and in so doing, learns a harsh lesson in the cruelest warfare of all.


Show broadcasts for BBC America
 
4:30am EDT
Flatline

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 EBRU
 
11:00am EDT
New Earth

Show broadcasts for EBRU
 
12:00pm EDT
Tooth and Claw

Show broadcasts for Louisiana Public Broadcasting
 
11:34pm CDT
Kill The Moon

Monday 19 October

Show broadcasts for BBC America
 
10:00am EDT
Tooth and Claw

The Doctor and Rose travel back to 1879, but an encounter in the Scottish Highlands with Queen Victoria and a band of warrior monks reveals a deadly trap.


Show broadcasts for BBC America
 
11:00am EDT
School Reunion

The Doctor investigates a haunted London school and runs into an old friend


Show broadcasts for WGVU Life Michigan
 
8:00pm EDT
Time Heist

Show broadcasts for Retro TV
 
10:00pm EDT
The Mutants: Episode Three

Show broadcasts for Retro TV
 
10:30pm EDT
The Mutants: Episode Four

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

The Doctor receives a distress call from the scariest place in the Universe. A child's bedroom. Terrified of the monsters in his cupboard, George's pleas for help break through the barriers of all time and space. But allaying his fears won't be easy, even for the Doctor. Because George's monsters are real.

Tuesday 20 October

Show broadcasts for BBC America
 
10:00am 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
 
11:00am EDT
Rise of the Cybermen

Part 1. Rose discovers that her father is still alive on a parallel Earth.


Show broadcasts for Retro TV
 
10:00pm EDT
The Mutants: Episode Five

Show broadcasts for Retro TV
 
10:30pm EDT
The Mutants: Episode Six

Show broadcasts for KLRU Q
 
10:00pm CDT
Listen
(Repeated: Wed 2:00am CDT)

When ghosts of past and future come into their lives, the Doctor and Clara are taken to the very end of the universe.


Show broadcasts for WGVU Michigan
 
11:00pm EDT
The Caretaker

The terrifying Skovox Blitzer prepares to destroy mankind. Meanwhile, Danny Pink and the Doctor are on a course to meet.


Show broadcasts for KCPT2 (Kansas City)
 
11:00pm CDT
The Girl Who Waited

Amy is trapped in a quarantine facility for victims of an alien plague - a plague that will kill the Doctor in a day. The Doctor can use the TARDIS to smash through time and break in, but then Rory is on his own. Can he rescue Amy before she is killed by kindness?

Wednesday 21 October

Show broadcasts for BBC America
 
10:00am EDT
The Age of Steel

Part 2. The Cybermen take control of London and start converting the populace; Jackie falls under Lumic's control; the Doctor, Rose and Mickey are reduced to fugitives.


Show broadcasts for BBC America
 
11:00am EDT
The Idiot's Lantern

It is 1953 and the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II is taking place, but beneath the celebrations there are rumours of monsters on the streets.


Show broadcasts for WTTW Prime Chicago
 
9:00pm CDT
Robot Of Sherwood

Show broadcasts for Retro TV
 
10:00pm EDT
The Time Monster: Episode One

Show broadcasts for Retro TV
 
10:30pm EDT
The Time Monster: Episode Two

Show broadcasts for KCPT2 (Kansas City)
 
11:00pm CDT
The God Complex

The TARDIS lands in what looks like an ordinary hotel. But the walls move, corridors twist and rooms vanish. There is a room for every visitor that contains their deepest, darkest fears. Fears that will kill them. What lies in the Doctor's room? And when his turn comes, will he welcome death like all the rest?

Thursday 22 October

Show broadcasts for BBC America
 
10:00am EDT
The Impossible Planet

Part 1. Rose is trapped in the orbit of a black hole; something ancient beneath the planet's surface begins to awaken.


Show broadcasts for BBC America
 
11:00am EDT
The Satan Pit

Part 2. As Rose battles the murderous Ood, the Doctor finds his every belief being challenged to the core as the Pit beckons.


Show broadcasts for UNC-MX
 
12:00pm EDT
Last of the Time Lords

Show broadcasts for UNC-MX
 
12:45pm EDT
The Valiant Quest (Factual)

Two enemies square up for battle.


Show broadcasts for EBRU
 
8:00pm EDT
School Reunion

Show broadcasts for EBRU
 
9:00pm EDT
The Girl in the Fireplace

Show broadcasts for Retro TV
 
10:00pm EDT
The Time Monster: Episode Three

Show broadcasts for Retro TV
 
10:30pm EDT
The Time Monster: Episode Four

Show broadcasts for KLRU
 
10:00pm CDT
Time Heist

The Doctor turns bank robber when he is given a task that he cannot refuse--steal from the most dangerous bank in the cosmos.


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

In the last few days of his life, the Doctor pays a farewell visit his old friend Craig, and encounters a mystery. People are going missing, a silver rat scuttles in the shadows of a department store, and somewhere close by the Cybermen are waiting.

Friday 23 October

Show broadcasts for BBC America
 
2:00am EDT
Genesis of the Daleks: Movie Format

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?


Show broadcasts for BBC America
 
5:00am 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
 
6:00am EDT
Utopia

Capt. Jack storms back into the Doctor's life; the Tardis travels to the end of the universe.


Show broadcasts for BBC America
 
7:00am EDT
The Sound of Drums

Part 1. Harry Saxon becomes Prime Minister, but has dark ambitions.


Show broadcasts for BBC America
 
8:00am EDT
The Sontaran Stratagem

Part 1. Sontaran warriors set their sights on the Earth and its inhabitants.


Show broadcasts for BBC America
 
9:00am EDT
The Poison Sky

Part 2. As poison gas suffocates the Earth's population, the Doctor and UNIT team members work to eliminate the threat.


Show broadcasts for BBC America
 
10:00am EDT
Love & Monsters

A man named Elton is plunged into a world of living nightmares when he becomes obsessed with the Doctor, Rose and their mysterious blue box.


Show broadcasts for BBC America
 
11:00am EDT
Fear Her

The Doctor plans to show Rose the London Olympics in 2012; a mother hides her daughter's unearthly powers.


Show broadcasts for Retro TV
 
10:00pm EDT
The Time Monster: Episode Five

Show broadcasts for Retro TV
 
10:30pm EDT
The Time Monster: Episode Six

Show broadcasts for OETA
 
11:00pm CDT
Kill The Moon

The Doctor and Clara crash-land on the moon, where they discover a mining base strewn with corpses and encounter giant spiders.


Show broadcasts for KMOS Missouri
 
11:30pm CDT
An Unearthly Child: The Firemaker