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This Week in Doctor Who


Week 49: 5-11 Dec 2015 - USA

Data last updated 02 January 2017

Saturday 5 December

Show broadcasts for BBC America
 
1:45am EST
A Christmas Carol

Amy and Rory are trapped on a crashing space liner, and the only way The Doctor can rescue them is to save the soul of a lonely old miser. But is Kazran Sardick, the richest man in Sardicktown, beyond redemption? And what is lurking in the fogs?


Show broadcasts for UNC-MX
 
4:00pm EST
The Poison Sky

Show broadcasts for UNC-MX
 
4:45pm EST
Sontar-Ha! (Factual)

Show broadcasts for UNC-MX
 
5:00pm EST
Pertwee Movies: Time Monster - Part 1 Of 3
(Repeated: Fri 12:00pm EST)

Show broadcasts for Retro TV
 
6:00pm EST
The Invasion of Time: Part One

Show broadcasts for Retro TV
 
6:30pm EST
The Invasion of Time: Part Two

Show broadcasts for Retro TV
 
7:00pm EST
The Invasion of Time: Part Three

Show broadcasts for Retro TV
 
7:30pm EST
The Invasion of Time: Part Four

Show broadcasts for BBC America
 
7:45pm EST
Heaven Sent

Part 1. Trapped in a world unlike any other he has seen, the Doctor faces the greatest challenge of his many lives. One final test. And he must face it alone. Pursued by the fearsome creature known only as the Veil, he must attempt the impossible.


Show broadcasts for BBC America
Premiere
 
9:00pm EST
Hell Bent
(Repeated: Sun 12:20am EST)

Part 2. If you took everything from him, betrayed him, trapped him, and broke both his hearts, how far might the Doctor go? Returning to Gallifrey, the Doctor faces the Time Lords in a struggle that will take him to the end of time itself.


Show broadcasts for OETA DT2
 
9:00pm CST
The Time of the Doctor

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


The website had this listed as School Reunion.


Show broadcasts for BBC America
 
10:25pm EST
Last Christmas
(Repeated: Sun 1:45am EST)

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
 
11:40pm EST
The Graham Norton Show: Series 16: Episode 1 (Related)

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


Show broadcasts for Idaho Public Television
 
11:30pm MST
Deep Breath

When the Doctor arrives in Victorian London he finds a dinosaur rampant in the Thames and a spate of deadly spontaneous combustions. 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. It's time you knew him.


Show broadcasts for KBTC
 
11:00pm PST
Vengeance on Varos: Part One (4 part version)
(Repeated: Sun 4:00am PST)

Show broadcasts for KBTC
 
11:30pm PST
Vengeance on Varos: Part Two (4 part version)
(Repeated: Sun 4:30am PST)

Sunday 6 December

Show broadcasts for BBC America
 
3:00am EST
The Magician's Apprentice

Part 1. "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 EBRU
 
11:00am EST
The End Of The World

The Doctor takes Rose on her first voyage through time, to the year Five Billion. The Sun is about to expand and swallow the Earth. But amongst the alien races gathering to watch on Platform One, a murderer is at work. Who is controlling the mysterious, deadly spiders?


Show broadcasts for EBRU
 
12:00pm EST
Aliens of London

The first episode in a two-part story. The Doctor takes Rose home. But when a spaceship crash lands in the Thames, London is closed-off and the whole world is on Red Alert. While the Doctor investigates the alien survivor, Rose discovers that her home is no longer a safe haven. Who are the Slitheen?


Show broadcasts for KUAC
 
10:00pm AKST
Into the Dalek
(Repeated: Mon 4:00am AKST)

Monday 7 December

Show broadcasts for BBC America
 
10:00am EST
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
 
11:00am EST
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 Retro TV
 
10:00pm EST
Terror of the Zygons: Part One

Show broadcasts for Retro TV
 
10:30pm EST
Terror of the Zygons: Part Two

Tuesday 8 December

Show broadcasts for BBC America
 
10:00am EST
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
 
11:00am EST
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 Retro TV
 
10:00pm EST
Terror of the Zygons: Part Three

Show broadcasts for Retro TV
 
10:30pm EST
Terror of the Zygons: Part Four

Wednesday 9 December

Show broadcasts for BBC America
 
10:00am EST
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
 
11:00am EST
The Wedding of River Song

By the shores of Lake Silencio, in Utah, all of time and space hang in the balance - because this is the day the Doctor dies.


Show broadcasts for WTTW Prime Chicago
 
9:00pm CST
Flatline

Show broadcasts for Retro TV
 
10:00pm EST
Planet of Evil: Part One

Show broadcasts for Retro TV
 
10:30pm EST
Planet of Evil: Part Two

Thursday 10 December

Show broadcasts for BBC America
 
10:00am EST
The Doctor, The Widow and the Wardrobe

Part 2. The Doctor is locked in the perfect prison. Amy, Rory and River Song are being hunted down by the FBI. But, with the help of President Nixon and Neil Armstrong, the Doctor is able to mount a rebellion against an alien invasion. (sic)


Show broadcasts for BBC America
 
11:00am EST
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 UNC-MX
 
12:00pm EST
The Christmas Invasion
In this special, Rose (Billie Piper) drops in on her mother and boyfriend in the TARDIS - accompanied by a complete stranger, the new Doctor Who (David Tennant). Disoriented and weak from the regeneration process, the new Doctor slips in and out of consciousness as Rose desperately tries to revive him. Meanwhile, Prime Minister Harriet Jones has just been informed that a British space probe, on its way to Mars for a Christmas Day landing, has gone missing. It has been kidnapped by a monstrous race known as the Sycorax, who are set on taking over the world. Only the Doctor can stop their terrifying advance.

Show broadcasts for EBRU
 
8:00pm EST
World War Three

Continuing the story from Episode 4. Downing Street announces mankind’s first Interplanetary War, but the real danger is much closer to home. When the Doctor, Rose and Harriet Jones race against time to unmask the villainous Slitheen, Rose’s mum and boyfriend hold the key to salvation. Can the missiles be stopped?


Show broadcasts for EBRU
 
9:00pm EST
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 EBRU
 
10:00pm EST
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 Retro TV
 
10:00pm EST
Planet of Evil: Part Three

Show broadcasts for Retro TV
 
10:30pm EST
Planet of Evil: Part Four

Show broadcasts for KUAC
 
7:00pm AKST
Robot Of Sherwood
(Repeated: Fri 1:00am AKST)

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.

Friday 11 December

Show broadcasts for BBC America
 
10:00am EST
Dinosaurs on a Spaceship

An unmanned spaceship hurtles towards certain destruction - unless the Doctor can save it, and its impossible cargo... of dinosaurs!


Show broadcasts for BBC America
 
11:00am EST
A Town Called Mercy

The Doctor gets a Stetson and a gun, and finds himself the reluctant Sheriff of a Western town under siege by a relentless cyborg.


Show broadcasts for Retro TV
 
10:00pm EST
The Android Invasion: Part One

Show broadcasts for Retro TV
 
10:30pm EST
The Android Invasion: Part Two

Show broadcasts for OETA
 
10:30pm CST
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.


Show broadcasts for KMOS Missouri
 
11:30pm CST
The Daleks: The Rescue

KMOS listed the wrong episode in their schedules, instead using the story with the title The Rescue instead! "On Dido, the Doctor (William Hartnell) finds the wreckage of an Earth spaceship and two survivors. Vicki: Maureen O'Brien. Ian: William Russell."