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Friday 31st March 2000

THIS WEEK IN DOCTOR WHO - March 31, 2000
Yet another short edition. Normal service to return next week. KSPS 7 Spokane, Washington actually did air a Doctor Who story last weekend, (Battlefield). Apologies to anyone affected by last week's inaccurate information. After they finish airing Sylvester McCoy's stories, special Doctor Who shows will air for a few weeks.
KTCA St. Paul, MN will begin rerunning its weekly Who episode at 5:30AM Sunday mornings in early May, as it goes to a 24 hour broadcast day. is now listing "UK Gold 2" and "UK Gold Classic" as separate stations, although they are currently airing the same programming and the names have been used interchangeably to refer to the same digital station for some time.
Almost all of the US and Canada are entering Daylight Saving Time on Sunday, April 2.
Additions and corrections are welcome at . And now, the listings:

Tue-Thu 6PM BST The Sea Devils eps 4 - 6 of 6
The 3rd Doctor scrambles to convince the Sea Devils of the importance of peace with humanity. Will this scenario end just like the one with the Silurians did, or is peace possible?
UK Gold
Sun 9:10-11AM BST MarkOfTheRani movie
The 6th Doctor and Peri are diverted from their botanical destination by the strange events in a town experiencing the industrial revolution. The workers are turning hostile, the scarecrows are tipping their hats, and cleaning up has become a much more dangerous process. All the evidence points to one or more Evil People (TM) being involved.

UK Gold Classic/UK Gold 2
Sun 6-7:40PM BST MarkOfTheRani movie
See UK Gold for details.
BBC Prime
Late Fri 1AM (Not Africa), Sat 5PM CET The Leisure Hive ep 4 of 4
Pangol wants to create an army of himself to conquer the galaxy. But he's made one tiny miscalculation - besides the obvious mistake of letting the Doctor set foot on Argolis in the first place.
Sun+Mon 11:30AM CET Meglos ep 1 of 4
An evil cactus wants to become the Doctor. The Doctor waggles K9's tail.
Sun 7AM, Late Sun 1AM AEST The Space Museum all 4 eps (The Space Museum, The Dimensions Of Time, The Search, The Final Phase)
The 1st Doctor and company skip a time track and view a future where they are dead exhibits in a museum. Now, they must keep that terrible future from ever happening.
Mon-Wed 11:30PM AEST The Chase eps 4 - 6 of 6 (Journey Into Terror, The Death Of Doctor Who, The Planet Of Decision)
The Daleks discover the true meaning of fear when the TARDIS crew go from being the hunted to being the hunters.
Thu-Fri 11:30PM AEST The Time Meddler eps 1 - 2 of 4 (The Watcher, The Meddling Monk)
A typical historical adventure for the 1st Doctor goes awry when wrist-watches, phonographs, pop-up toasters, and a cheerful Monk turn up.
(and parts of Canada)
BBC America
The Robots of Death movie, pt 2 of 2
Sat 6AM EST Eastern Feed (PST Pacific Feed)
Sun 8AM+5PM EDT Eastern Feed (PDT Pacific Feed)
NHPTV New Hampshire 11, 49, 52
Sun 3PM EDT The Ark In Space eps 1+2 of 4
On Space Station Nerva, the final survivors of humanity sleep oblivion while waiting for a wake- up call that never came.
Next issue confirmed this was actually The Sontaran Experiment 1+2
WQED/WQEX 13, 16 Pittsburgh, PA
Sat 11:30PM EST The Robots of Death ep 1 of 4
In a shocking twist, the Doctor finally reveals how the TARDIS is bigger on the inside than the out. Is anyone surprised that he chose to do it when he had a companion (Leela) who was not up to date on modern scientific theory?
WYBE 35 Philadelphia,.PA
Sat 11PM EST The Armageddon Factor eps 1+2 of 6
War isn't hell. They keep the rooms tidy in hell.
MPT Maryland 22, 28, 31, 36,.62, 67
Late Sat Mid EST The Creature from the Pit all 4 eps
A distress call brings the Doctor, Romana, and K9 to a jungle planet where metal is vital and life is expendable.
WUSF 16 Tampa, FL
Sat 11:30PM EST MarkOfTheRani 4 part version, ep 1
The TARDIS goes off course.
WCET 48 Cincinnati, OH
Sat 11:30PM EST The Ark In Space eps 2+3 of 4
WYIN 56 Gary, IN (Chicago, IL)
Sat 10PM CST The Face of Evil ep 1 of 4
KTCA 2 St. Paul, MN
Sat 11:30PM CST The Hand Of Fear ep 1 of 4 (corrected to 11:45pm
IPTV Iowa 11, 12, 21, 24, 27, 32, 32, 36
Fri 11:35PM CST Genesis of the Daleks eps 5+6 of 6
PPTV North Dakota 2, 3, 4, 6, 9, 13, 19
Fri 10:30PM CST (9:30PM MST) The Talons of Weng-Chiang ep 3 of 6
KBDI/K32EO 12, 32 Denver/Colorado Springs, CO
Late Fri 12:30AM MST The Robots of Death eps 1+2 of 4
Sat 10PM MST The Robots of Death eps 3+4 of 4
KNME 5 Albuquerque, NM
Sat 10:30PM MST Horror of Fang Rock movie
(next week indicated this was actually The Face of Evil)
KRWG 22 Las Cruces, NM (El Paso, TX)
Sat 10:30PM MST The Robots of Death movie
KUED 7 Salt Lake City, UT
Sat 11PM+12:30AM MST Genesis of the Daleks ep 3 of 6
KSPS 7 Spokane, WA
Sat 10:30PM PST (11:30PM MST) Ghost Light movie
KBTC/KCKA 28, 15 Tacoma/Centralia, WA
Sat 7PM+12:30AM PST Death to the Daleks eps 3+4 of 4
KTEH 54 San Jose, CA
Sun 11PM PDT Black Orchid both eps

Until next week, take care.
Benjamin F. Elliott