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This Week in Doctor Who


Week 37: 17-23 Sep 2016 - USA

Data last updated 14 March 2017

Saturday 17 September

Show broadcasts for Retro TV
 
6:00pm EDT
The Trial Of A Time Lord (The Mysterious Planet): Part One

Show broadcasts for Retro TV
 
6:30pm EDT
The Trial Of A Time Lord (The Mysterious Planet): Part Two

Show broadcasts for Retro TV
 
7:00pm EDT
The Trial Of A Time Lord (The Mysterious Planet): Part Three

Show broadcasts for Retro TV
 
7:30pm EDT
The Trial Of A Time Lord (The Mysterious Planet): Part Four

Show broadcasts for KRWG
 
7:00pm MDT
Robot: Part Four
(Repeated: Sun 1:00am MDT)

Show broadcasts for WFWA
 
9:30pm EDT
Tom Baker Movies: The Invisible Enemy

The TARDIS is infiltrated by the Swarm - a space-borne intelligence that wishes to spread itself across the universe - and the Doctor is infected by its nucleus. The ship then materialises on Titan, one of the moons of Saturn, where the human occupants of a refuelling station have also been taken over.


Show broadcasts for KNCT
 
9:00pm CDT
Army of Ghosts

Part 1 of two. The living welcome the return of the dead, but the ghosts may not be what they seem as the Doctor seeks answers at the Torchwood Tower. Jackie Tyler: Camille Coduri. Mickey Smith: Noel Clarke.


Show broadcasts for KPTS
 
9:00pm CDT
The Sun Makers: Part Two

Doctor Who and Leela arrive on a future Pluto that is controlled by a company that exploits its workers.


Listed as part one of two.


Show broadcasts for WXXI
 
10:00pm EDT
Tom Baker Movies: Pyramids Of Mars

Show broadcasts for WILL
 
10:00pm CDT
Tom Baker Movies: Pyramids Of Mars

The TARDIS materialises on Earth in the year 1911 inside an old priory owned by Egyptologist Marcus Scarman. Scarman has been possessed by Sutekh, last survivor of the god-like Osirans, who is held prisoner inside a pyramid in Egypt by a signal transmitted from one on Mars. Sutekh desires his freedom and instructs Scarman to construct servicer robots - which look like Egyptian mummies - to build a missile with which to destroy the Martian pyramid. The Doctor foils this plan by blowing up the missile.


Show broadcasts for West Virginia Public Broadcasting
 
11:00pm EDT
Pertwee Movies: The Mutants - Part 2 of 3

The Time Lords send the Doctor to a Skybase above the planet Solos in the 30th Century. The Marshal of the Skybase is determined to prevent Solos achieving independence from Earth.


Show broadcasts for WSRE
 
10:00pm CDT
Tom Baker Movies: The Sunmakers

The TARDIS arrives in the future on the planet Pluto where there are now six suns, a breathable atmosphere and a large industrial community. The Company controls the planet and exploits the workers, pays them a pittance and then taxes them on everything imaginable. The Doctor and Leela join forces with an underground band of rebels led by a man named Mandrel.


Show broadcasts for WYCC
 
10:00pm CDT
Tom Baker Movies: The Invasion of Time

Part 1 of six. The Doctor (Tom Baker) returns to Gallifrey to become President. Louise Jameson. Vardan Leader: Stan McGowan. Andred: Chris Tranchell.

Part 2. The Doctor expels Leela to the wasteland. Borusa: John Arnatt. Andred: Chris Tranchell. Lord Gomer: Dennis Edward. Kelner: Milton Johns. Vardan: Tom Kelly.


Billed as two parts (94m, 46m).


Show broadcasts for Iowa Public TV
 
10:30pm CDT
Tom Baker Movies: Planet of Evil

The TARDIS picks up a distress call and the Doctor and Sarah arrive on the planet Zeta Minor. There they discover that a Morestran geological expedition has fallen prey to an unseen killer and only the leader, Professor Sorenson, remains alive.


Show broadcasts for KCPT (Kansas City)
 
11:00pm CDT
The End of Time: Part Two

Show broadcasts for WMVS/MPTV (Milwaukee) HD 10.1/36.2
 
11:00pm CDT
Pertwee Movies: Colony In Space - Part 1 of 3

The Doctor and Jo arrive on a 25th Century Earth colony where a tyrannical mining company keeps the colonists under constant control. On top of that, The Master is there too in search of a doomsday weapon. Compiles episodes 15 and 16 from "Doctor Who" series 8.


Show broadcasts for KERA
 
11:30pm CDT
Tom Baker Movies: The Hand Of Fear

The TARDIS arrives on contemporary Earth, where Sarah comes into contact with what appears to be a fossilised human hand. This is in fact the last surviving fragment of a Kastrian called Eldrad, who was blown up in space as a punishment for attempting to wipe out his own people.


Show broadcasts for WMVS/MPTV (Milwaukee) HD 10.1/36.2
 
11:44pm CDT
Pertwee Movies: Colony In Space - Part 2 of 3

While on a distant Earth colony, Jo is captured and the only way for the Doctor to save her is to descend further into the primitive and tyrannically run city. Compiles episodes 17 and 18 from "Doctor Who" series 8


Show broadcasts for Idaho Public Television
 
11:00pm MDT
Tom Baker Movies: Full Circle

The TARDIS falls through a CVE into E-Space and arrives on the planet Alzarius. There the inhabitants of a crashed Starliner and a group of young rebels called the Outlers, led by a boy named Varsh and including his brother Adric, are being terrorised by a race of Marshmen who emerge from the marshes at a time known as Mistfall..


Show broadcasts for KBTC
 
11:00pm PDT
An Unearthly Child
(Repeated: Sun 4:00am PDT)

Show broadcasts for Alaska Public Television/KAKM
 
10:00pm AKDT
Tom Baker Movies: City of Death
(Repeated: Sun 3:00am AKDT)

On a holiday in Paris, the Doctor (Tom Baker) and Romana uncover a plot to steal the Mona Lisa. Julian Glover. Duggan: Tom Chadbon. Countess: Catherine Schell. Kerensky: David Graham.


Show broadcasts for KBTC
 
11:30pm PDT
An Unearthly Child: The Cave of Skulls
(Repeated: Sun 4:30am PDT)

Sunday 18 September

Monday 19 September

Show broadcasts for WETA-UK
 
12:00am EDT
Pertwee Movies: Colony In Space - Part 1 of 3
(Repeated: Tue 3:30am EDT)

Part 1 of 3. Colonists on an Earth outpost in the 25th century are being targeted by a ruthless mining company.


Show broadcasts for BBC America
 
9:00am EDT
Vincent and the Doctor

Amy battles an alien in France with Vincent Van Gogh.


Show broadcasts for BBC America
 
10:00am EDT
The Lodger

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


Show broadcasts for Retro TV
 
11:00pm EDT
The Sea Devils: Episode Six

Show broadcasts for Retro TV
 
11:30pm EDT
The Mutants: Episode One

Tuesday 20 September

Show broadcasts for BBC America
 
9:00am EDT
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 BBC America
 
10:00am EDT
The Big Bang

Part 2. The fates draw close around the TARDIS.


Show broadcasts for Retro TV
 
11:00pm EDT
The Mutants: Episode Two

Show broadcasts for Retro TV
 
11:30pm EDT
The Mutants: Episode Three

Wednesday 21 September

Show broadcasts for BBC America
 
9:00am EDT
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
 
10:00am EDT
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 Retro TV
 
11:00pm EDT
The Mutants: Episode Four

Show broadcasts for Retro TV
 
11:30pm EDT
The Mutants: Episode Five

Thursday 22 September

Show broadcasts for BBC America
 
9:00am EDT
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.


Show broadcasts for BBC America
 
10:00am 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 EBRU
 
8:00pm EDT
The Sontaran Stratagem
(Repeated: Thu 11:00pm EDT)

The Doctor gets a call from previous traveling companion, now medical officer at UNIT, Martha Jones (Freema Agyeman) with a request that he return to Earth immediately. She requests the Doctor's help in investigating ATMOS (Atmospheric Omission System) and why 52 people around the world all died simultaneously. The Doctor learns that the Sontarans are planning to take over the Earth. They take Mar...


Show broadcasts for EBRU
 
9:00pm EDT
The Poison Sky
(Repeated: Fri 12:00am EDT)

Continuing from the end of "The Sontaran Stratagem", the Sontarans launch the attack with their poison gas slowly encircling the Earth. The Doctor—impeded by a Sontaran-controlled clone of Martha—aids UNIT in repelling the Sontarans in the ATMOS factory while Donna infiltrates the Sontarans' warship. He decides to try and burn the poison gas that now encircles the Earth and with the help of th...


Show broadcasts for EBRU
 
10:00pm EDT
The Doctor's Daughter
(Repeated: Fri 1:00am EDT)

The TARDIS, as seen before, seems to display a mind of its own and whisks the Doctor, Donna, and the Time Lord's former companion Martha Jones to the planet Messaline, in the midst of a savage war between humans and the fish-like Hath. Martha is abducted by the Hath shortly after the time travellers arrive. Rescuing Martha becomes the Doctor and Donna's main priority, as well as attempting to put ...


Show broadcasts for Retro TV
 
11:00pm EDT
The Mutants: Episode Six

Show broadcasts for Retro TV
 
11:30pm EDT
The Time Monster: Episode One

Friday 23 September

Show broadcasts for EBRU
 
4:00pm EDT
Silence in the Library

The Doctor and Donna land in the 51st century to visit the greatest library in the universe, encompassing an entire planet, but are baffled when they find it deserted. To the best he can determine, the library has been closed for 100 years, so the arrival of a team of archaeologists led by River Song (Alex Kingston) comes as something of a surprise. They discover the Vashta Nerada, carnivorous cre...


Show broadcasts for EBRU
 
5:00pm EDT
Forest of the Dead

Show broadcasts for Retro TV
 
11:00pm EDT
The Time Monster: Episode Two

Show broadcasts for Retro TV
 
11:30pm EDT
The Time Monster: Episode Three