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This Week in Doctor Who


Week 52: 26 Dec 2015 - 1 Jan 2016 - USA

Data last updated 03 May 2017

Saturday 26 December

Show broadcasts for BBC America
 
12:00am EST
The Husbands of River Song
(Repeated: Thu 7:45pm EST)

It's Christmas Day on a remote human colony and the Doctor is hiding from Christmas Carols and Comedy Antlers. But when a crashed spaceship calls upon the Doctor, he finds himself recruited into River Song's squad and into a chase across the galaxy.


Show broadcasts for BBC America
 
1:15am 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 BBC America
 
2:15am EST
The Day of The Doctor

Listed on BBC America as The Snowmen.


Show broadcasts for BBC America
 
4:00am 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 BBC America
 
5:00am EST
The Witch's Familiar

Part 2. Trapped and alone in a terrifying Dalek city, the Doctor is at the heart of an evil Empire; no sonic, no TARDIS, nobody to help. With his greatest temptation before him, can the Doctor resist? And will there be mercy?


Show broadcasts for BBC America
 
6:00am EST
Under the Lake

Part 1. When an Underwater Base comes under attack, the Doctor and Clara must save the frightened crew and defeat an impossible threat. But what is behind these terrifying events? And can they really be haunted by Ghosts?


Show broadcasts for BBC America
 
7:00am EST
Before The Flood

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 BBC America
 
8:00am EST
The Girl Who Died

Part 1. 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 BBC America
 
9:00am EST
The Woman Who Lived

Part 2. England, 1651. The deadly Highwayman 'The Knightmare' and his sidekick stalk the dark streets of London. But when they find loot that's not of this world, they come face to face with the Doctor. Can the Doctor avoid the hangman's noose?


Show broadcasts for BBC America
 
10:00am EST
The Eleventh Hour

The newly regenerated Doctor and Amy Pond must save the world in less than 20 minutes from galactic policemen known as the Atraxi.


Show broadcasts for BBC America
 
11:00am EST
The Beast Below

The Doctor and Amy travel to Britain of the future, where people live in a giant spaceship; Amy comes across the terrifying Smilers.


Show broadcasts for BBC America
 
12:00pm EST
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.


Show broadcasts for BBC America
 
1:00pm EST
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.


Show broadcasts for BBC America
 
2:00pm EST
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 BBC America
 
3:00pm EST
The Vampires of Venice

The Doctor suspects something isn't quite right with the daughters of the family that protects the streets of Venice.


Show broadcasts for UNC-MX
 
4:00pm EST
The Doctor's Daughter

Show broadcasts for WGVU Michigan
 
4:00pm EST
Death in Heaven

Show broadcasts for BBC America
 
4:00pm EST
Amy's Choice

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


Show broadcasts for UNC-MX
 
4:45pm EST
Sins of the Fathers (Factual)

Show broadcasts for UNC-MX
 
5:00pm EST
Pertwee Movies: Three Doctors - Part 1 Of 2
(Repeated: Fri 12:00pm EST)

An antimatter creature attacks UNIT and the Doctor is forced to send an SOS to the Time Lords.


Show broadcasts for BBC America
 
5:00pm EST
The Hungry Earth

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


Show broadcasts for Retro TV
 
6:00pm EST
The Pirate Planet: Part Three

Show broadcasts for BBC America
 
6:00pm EST
Cold Blood

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


Show broadcasts for Retro TV
 
6:30pm EST
The Pirate Planet: Part Four

Show broadcasts for Retro TV
 
7:00pm EST
The Stones of Blood: Part One

Show broadcasts for BBC America
 
7:00pm EST
Vincent and the Doctor

Amy battles an alien in France with Vincent Van Gogh.


Show broadcasts for Retro TV
 
7:30pm EST
The Stones of Blood: Part Two

Show broadcasts for BBC America
 
8:00pm EST
The Lodger

The Doctor investigates a mysterious staircase in a building where people can go up, but never down.


Show broadcasts for KRWG
 
7:00pm MST
Terror of the Zygons: Part Three
(Repeated: Sun 1:00am MST)

Show broadcasts for BBC America
 
9:00pm EST
The Pandorica Opens

Part 1. A message on a cliff; a puzzle box that opens from the inside; the fates draw closer for the TARDIS.


Show broadcasts for Wisconsin Public Television
 
9:00pm CST
In The Forest Of The Night
(Repeated: Sun 3:00am CST)

The Doctor discovers that the final days of humanity have arrived.


Show broadcasts for OETA DT2
 
9:00pm CST
Robot Of Sherwood

Show broadcasts for KPTS
 
9:00pm CST
The Talons of Weng-Chiang: Part Four

The Doctor battles the Tong of the Black Scorpion. Louise Jameson. Jago: Christopher Benjamin. Li H'sen Chang: John Bennett. Weng-Chiang: Michael Spice.


Show broadcasts for BBC America
 
10:00pm EST
The Big Bang

Part 2. The fates draw close around the TARDIS.


Show broadcasts for WXXI
 
10:55pm EST
Deep Breath

Show broadcasts for WILL
 
10:00pm CST
Deep Breath

Show broadcasts for West Virginia Public Broadcasting
 
11:00pm EST
Mummy On The Orient Express

Show broadcasts for UNC-TV
 
11:00pm EST
The Unicorn and the Wasp
(Repeated: Mon 4:00am EST)

Show broadcasts for BBC America
 
11:00pm EST
The Impossible Astronaut

Part 1. The Doctor, Amy and Rory receive a secret summons that leads them to the Oval Office in 1969. Enlisting the help of a former FBI agent and the irrepressible River Song, the Doctor promises to assist the President.


Show broadcasts for UNC-TV
 
11:45pm EST
Nemesis (Factual)
(Repeated: Mon 4:45am EST)

Show broadcasts for WMVS/MPTV (Milwaukee) HD 10.1/36.2
 
11:00pm CST
Kill The Moon

In the near future, the Doctor and Clara find themselves on a space shuttle set on a suicide mission to the Moon. After crash-landing on the lunar surface they find the most terrible things.


Show broadcasts for KCPT (Kansas City)
 
11:00pm CST
Death in Heaven

Sunday 27 December

Show broadcasts for BBC America
 
12:00am EST
Day of the Moon

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.

Saturday 26 December

Show broadcasts for Iowa Public TV
 
11:05pm CST
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.... the Asylum. A planetary prison confining the most terrifying and insane of their kind, the Doctor and the Ponds must find an escape route. But with Amy and Rory’s relationship in meltdown, and an army of mad Daleks closing in, it is up to the Doctor to save their lives, as well as the Pond’s marriage.

Sunday 27 December

Show broadcasts for BBC America
 
1:00am EST
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.

Saturday 26 December

Show broadcasts for Idaho Public Television
 
11:00pm MST
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 end of the Universe. What happens when the Doctor is alone? And what scares the grand old man of Time and Space?


Show broadcasts for KBTC
 
11:00pm PST
The Mark of the Rani: Part Three (4 part version)
(Repeated: Sun 4:00am PST)

Sunday 27 December

Show broadcasts for BBC America
 
2:00am EST
The Doctor's Wife

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

Saturday 26 December

Sunday 27 December

Show broadcasts for BBC America
 
3:00am EST
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
 
4:00am EST
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
 
5:00am EST
A Good Man Goes to War
(Repeated: Sun 11:00pm EST)

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
 
6:00am EST
Let's Kill Hitler
(Repeated: Mon 12:00am EST)

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
 
7:00am EST
Night Terrors
(Repeated: Mon 1:00am EST)

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 KBTC
 
4:30am PST
The Mark of the Rani: Part Four (4 part version)

Show broadcasts for BBC America
 
8:00am EST
The Girl Who Waited
(Repeated: Mon 2:00am EST)

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
 
9:00am EST
The Wedding of River Song
(Repeated: Mon 5:00am EST)

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 BBC America
 
10:00am 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 BBC America
 
11:00am 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 EBRU
 
11:00am EST
Bad Wolf

The Doctor, Rose and Captain Jack have to fight for their lives on board the Game Station, but a far more dangerous threat is lurking – just out of sight. The Doctor realises that the entire human race has been blinded to the threat on its doorstep, and Armageddon is fast approaching.


Show broadcasts for BBC America
 
12:00pm 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 EBRU
 
12:00pm EST
The Parting of the Ways

Rose Tyler has faced danger and seen wonders alongside The Doctor, but now their friendship is put to the test as Earth plunges into an epic war. With the human race being slaughtered,The Doctor is forced into terrible action.Will the time-travellers ever be reunited?


Show broadcasts for BBC America
 
1:00pm EST
The Power Of Three

The Doctor and the Ponds puzzle an unlikely invasion of Earth, as millions of sinister black cubes fall from the sky overnight...


Show broadcasts for BBC America
 
2:00pm EST
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 BBC America
 
3:00pm EST
The Bells of Saint John

The Doctor's search for Clara brings him to London, where Wi-Fi is everywhere. Humanity lives in a Wi-Fi soup but something dangerous is lurking in the signals, picking off minds and imprisoning them...


Show broadcasts for BBC America
 
4:00pm EST
The Rings of Akhaten

On the rings of the planet Akhaten, the Festival of Offerings is in full swing. Clara meets the Queen of Years but something is stirring in the pyramid, and a sacrifice will be demanded.


Show broadcasts for BBC America
 
5:00pm EST
Cold War

The Doctor and Clara land on a submarine in 1983 as it spirals into the ocean depths with an alien creature loose. With tempers flaring and nuclear weapons on board, the whole of humanity is at stake!


Show broadcasts for BBC America
 
6:00pm EST
Hide

The Doctor and Clara travel to the haunted Caliburn House. Within its walls, a ghost hunting Professor and a psychic search for the Witch of the Well. Her apparition appears, but is she really a ghost?


Show broadcasts for BBC America
 
7:00pm EST
Journey to the Centre of the TARDIS

The TARDIS has crashed, Clara is lost inside, and the Doctor has 30 minutes before his ship explodes!


Show broadcasts for BBC America
 
8:00pm EST
The Crimson Horror

Something ghastly is afoot in Victorian Yorkshire, as bodies are found with their skin a waxy, glowing red.


Show broadcasts for BBC America
 
9:00pm EST
Nightmare in Silver

Hedgewick's World of Wonders: the perfect theme park day out. And ground zero for a deadly silver resurrection.


Show broadcasts for BBC America
 
10:00pm EST
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
 
11:15pm CST
The Time of the Doctor

Show broadcasts for KUAC
 
10:00pm AKST
Time Heist
(Repeated: Mon 4:00am AKST)

Monday 28 December

Show broadcasts for BBC America
 
3:00am 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 BBC America
 
4:00am 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 US Cinema
Premiere
 
7:30pm EST
The Husbands of River Song
(Repeated: Tue 7:30pm EST)

BBC Worldwide North America and Fathom Events announce the return of the longest running sci-fi television series, Doctor Who, to the big screen with a special theatrical event of the 2015 Doctor Who Christmas Special starring Peter Capaldi and featuring the return of Alex Kingston as River Song. The event will be in theaters on December 28 & 29, 2015 at 7:30 p.m. local time and feature an exclusive interview with Alex Kingston, as well as a 15-minute behind-the-scenes “making of” featurette starring Peter Capaldi, Steven Moffat and more.

It’s Christmas Day in the future and the TARDIS is parked on a snowy village street, covered in icicles, awaiting its next adventure. Time traveler River Song meets her husband’s new incarnation, in the form of Peter Capaldi, for the first time this Christmas. River Song made her first Doctor Who appearances in 2008 in Silence in the Library and Forest of the Dead and has appeared in 15 episodes to date.


Shown in selected theaters across the country.


Show broadcasts for WGVU Life Michigan
 
8:00pm EST
Death in Heaven

Show broadcasts for Retro TV
 
11:00pm EST
The Deadly Assassin: Part One

Show broadcasts for Retro TV
 
11:30pm EST
The Deadly Assassin: Part Two

Tuesday 29 December

Wednesday 30 December

Thursday 31 December

Show broadcasts for BBC America
 
6:00am EST
School Reunion

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


Show broadcasts for BBC America
 
7:00am EST
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
 
8:00am EST
Rise of the Cybermen

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


Show broadcasts for BBC America
 
9:00am EST
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
 
10:00am EST
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 BBC America
 
11:00am EST
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 UNC-MX
 
12:00pm EST
The Unicorn and the Wasp

Show broadcasts for BBC America
 
12:00pm EST
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
 
12:45pm EST
Nemesis (Factual)

Show broadcasts for BBC America
 
1:00pm EST
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
 
2:00pm EST
Fear Her

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


Show broadcasts for BBC America
 
3:00pm EST
Army of Ghosts

The human race rejoices as ghosts of loved ones return home; an invasion force threatens modern day Earth.


Show broadcasts for BBC America
 
4:00pm EST
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 EST
Voyage of the Damned

Kylie Minogue joins Doctor Who to play Astrid, a waitress on a doomed spaceship that eerily resembles the Titanic. When a meteor hits, Astrid and The Doctor must protect the survivors from and prevent the whole ship from crashing to Earth.


Show broadcasts for BBC America
 
6:30pm EST
The Waters of Mars
(Repeated: Fri 2:40am EST)

BBC America had this listed as The Next Doctor, sub-titled as The Waters of Mars and the description as The End of Time!


Show broadcasts for EBRU
 
8:00pm EST
New Earth

Show broadcasts for EBRU
 
9:00pm EST
Tooth and Claw

Show broadcasts for BBC America
 
9:00pm EST
The End of Time: Parts 1 & 2

BBC America had this listed as The Next Doctor, sub-titled as The Waters of Mars and the description as The End of Time!


Show broadcasts for EBRU
 
10:00pm EST
School Reunion

Show broadcasts for Retro TV
 
11:00pm EST
The Face of Evil: Part Three

Show broadcasts for KUAC
 
7:00pm AKST
The Caretaker
(Repeated: Fri 4:00am AKST)

Show broadcasts for Retro TV
 
11:30pm EST
The Face of Evil: Part Four

Friday 1 January

Show broadcasts for BBC America
 
12:00am EST
The Time of the Doctor

BBC America had this listed as The Snowmen, sub-titled as The Time of the Doctor and the description as The Snowmen!


Show broadcasts for BBC America
 
1:20am EST
Planet of the Dead

BBC America had this listed as The Next Doctor, sub-titled as The Waters of Mars and the description as The End of Time!


Show broadcasts for BBC America
 
4:00am EST
Daleks in Manhattan

Part 1. The TARDIS lands in 1930s New York, where people are disappearing from the streets.


Show broadcasts for BBC America
 
5:00am EST
Evolution of the Daleks

Part 2. The Doctor forms a deadly alliance to save humanity.


Show broadcasts for Retro TV
 
11:00pm EST
The Robots of Death: Part One

Show broadcasts for Retro TV
 
11:30pm EST
The Robots of Death: Part Two

Show broadcasts for OETA
 
10:30pm CST
Listen

Show broadcasts for KMOS Missouri
 
11:35pm CST
An Unearthly Child

Originally listed as The Sea Devils: Episode One.