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Wednesday 22nd October 2003

This Week In Doctor Who - October 22, 2003
(posted 22nd Oct 2003, 12:19pm - TWIDW post #0186)
THIS WEEK IN DOCTOR WHO - October 22, 2003
by Benjamin F. Elliott
Vol 6, No 43
Most readers of this column are looking at time changes this weekend. Most places in the Northern Hemisphere go from Daylight Savings Time to Standard Time early Sunday morning. Most places in the Southern Hemisphere go from Standard Time to Daylight Savings Time at the same point. And some places do not change at all. In most cases, this will not affect watching/listening to Doctor Who material.
The 1996 TV Movie - Future Airings:
25 October - Noon BST UK Sci-Fi Channel
?22 November? - 9:30AM AEDT UKTV Australia Best Of Run
UKTV Australia's Best Of Run
As of publication time, UKTV's November information was not yet online, and info from 8 November onward is an extrapolation.
25 October 8AM - The Green Death
1 November - 8AM The Deadly Assassin
1 November - 8AM Logopolis
8 November? - 8AM The Five Doctors
8 November? - 10AM The Caves of Androzani
15 November? - 8AM The Two Doctors
15 November? - 10:30AM The Trial Of A Time Lord: The Ultimate Foe
22 November? - 8AM Survival
22 November? - 9:30AM Doctor Who 1996 TV Movie
23 November? - 8:30PM TBA
UK Gold's Doctor Who @ 40 weekend 22 and 23 November.
The Curse Of Fatal Death, The Three Doctors, The Five Doctors, Carnival of Monsters documentary, {Adventures In Space And Time documentary, original material.
Best Of Poll has closed, though stories not yet revealed. One story from each of these sets was to be chosen:
1st Doc - An Unearthly Child, The Time Meddler, The War Machines
2nd Doc - The Tomb of the Cybermen, The Mind Robber, The War Games
3rd Doc - Inferno, The Dæmons, The Sea Devils
4th Doc - Robot, Pyramids of Mars, City of Death
5th Doc - Earthshock, Mawdryn Undead, The Caves of Androzani
6th Doc - Attack of the Cybermen, The Mark of the Rani, The Two Doctors
7th Doc - Dragonfire, Silver Nemesis, The Curse of Fenric
BBC Kids issued a press release on October 16 confirming reports of their 40th anniversary marathon. The full press release is at .
November 23
10AM EST - The Ark In Space
Noon EST - Genesis of the Daleks
3PM EST - Pyramids of Mars
5PM EST - The Deadly Assassin
7PM EST - The Robots of Death
9PM EST - The Talons of Weng-Chiang
12AM EST - The Pirate Planet
2AM EST - City of Death
4AM EST - Logopolis
Corrections and updates are always welcome at thisweekindoctorwho- , bfelliott@... , TWIDW on AOL IM , and thebfe on Yahoo Messenger. Here are the listings:


The Scream Of The Shalka - animated story launching in November
older online dramas:
Shada - starring Paul McGann and Lalla Ward
Real Time - starring Colin Baker and the Cybermen
American Who
From Joey's Interstellar Transmissions show in 2002 - an interview with Eric Luskin, host of several Doctor Who documentaries in the 1980s and an integral part of New Jersey Network programming from 1981 to 1994.
Mark Woda discusses Howard DaSilva.
Tentative schedule for rest of 2003:
November 4 - Dan Harris of the Sci-Fi Sea Cruise
November 18 - 40th Anniversary special with guest Verity Lambert
December 9 + 23 - split over 2 broadcasts, compilation of a December 1987 radio interview on WINZ-AM Miami with John Nathan-Turner, Nicola Bryant, and Brian Sloman during the final stop of the Doctor Who Celebration tour. From the Jay Michaels midday show.
Sci-Fi Overdrive on Business Talk Network
Late Sun/Early Mon 2-6AM EST (11PM-3AM PST, 7-11AM GMT, 6-10PM AEDT)
Live Stream
Hour 1 - news/comment. Hour 2 - composer George Sarah (Buffy, Music For Elevators); Mitch Pileggi (X-Files,Tarzan). Hour 3 - Nikki Stafford (Bite Me! The Unauthorized Guide to Buffy & Angel.) Hour 4 - Kathryn Leigh Scott of Dark Shadows.


UK Gold
Wed 6PM BST The Stones of Blood 2 ep version, pt 2
Thu 6PM BST The Androids of Tara 2 ep version, pt 1
Fri 6PM BST The Androids of Tara 2 ep version, pt 2
Sat 7:10-9AM BST Snakedance movie
Sat 5PM BST Inferno eps 1+2 of 7
Sun 7:10-9AM GMT Mawdryn Undead movie
Mon 6PM GMT The Power of Kroll 2 ep version, pt 1
Tue 6PM GMT The Power of Kroll 2 ep version, pt 2

UK Gold + 1
Wed 7PM BST The Stones of Blood 2 ep version, pt 2
Thu 7PM BST The Androids of Tara 2 ep version, pt 1
Fri 7PM BST The Androids of Tara 2 ep version, pt 2
Sat 6PM BST Inferno eps 1+2 of 7
Mon 7PM GMT The Power of Kroll 2 ep version, pt 1
Tue 7PM GMT The Power of Kroll 2 ep version, pt 2

UK Gold 2
Late Sat 3AM BST Inferno eps 1+2 of 7
UK Sci-Fi
Sat Noon BST Doctor Who 1996 TV Movie
Thu 6PM The Sensorites - Strangers In Space ep 1 of 6
Mon 6PM The Sensorites - The Unwilling Warriors ep 2 of 6
Tue 6PM The Sensorites - Hidden Danger ep 3 of 6
Wed 6PM The Sensorites - A Race Against Death ep 4 of 6
Sat 8AM AEST The Green Death all 6 eps
Katy Manning's final story, introduced by Katy Manning as part of the best-of run.
BBC Kids
7 Days A Week 1 + 3:30AM EDT (10PM + 12:30AM PDT) - 2 episodes weekdays, full stories weekends) (times change to EST and PST starting with the second Saturday airing of The Face of Evil)
Wed Horror of Fang Rock pts 3+4 of 4
Thu The Invisible Enemy pts 1+2 of 4
Fri The Invisible Enemy pts 3+4 of 4
Sat The Face of Evil all 4 pts
Sun The Robots of Death all 4 pts
Mon Image of the Fendahl pts 1+2 of 4
Tue Image of the Fendahl pts 3+4 of 4

23 November 10AM - Best Of Marathon
NHPTV New Hampshire
analog 11, 49, 52
digital 11-2 (57-2), 49-2 (48-2), 52-2 (49-2)
Boston DirecTV 11,955
Boston Dish 11,8781
Sat 11PM EDT Revenge of the Cybermen pt 1 of 4
Pre-empted for transmitter maintenance next week. 2 episodes air November 8.
WCNY/W59AU Syracuse/Utica, NY
analog 24, 59
digital 24-1 (25-1)
Sun 5:30PM EST Terror of the Zygons pt 3 (?) of 4
WYBE Philadelphia, PA
analog 35
digital 35-1 (34-1)
Philadelphia DirecTV 35,909
Philadelphia Dish 35,8162
Sat 11PM EDT Arc of Infinity pts 3+4 of 4
MPT Maryland
analog 22, 67, 31, 62, 28, 36
digital 22-2 (42-2), 67-2 (29-2), 31-2 (44-2), 28, 56, 54
DC/Hagerstown, Baltimore DirecTV 22,980
Baltimore Dish 22,8736 - coming in November
Late Sat Mid EDT Survival movie
Next week, back to the beginning with An Unearthly Child in movie format.
WCET Cincinnati, OH
analog 48
digital 48-2 (34-2)
Cincinnati DirecTV 48,909
Cincinnati Dish 48,8356
Sat 11PM EDT Time and the Rani pts 1+2 of 4
WILL Urbana, IL
analog 12
digital 9 - not on air
Sat 11:41PM CDT Full Circle pt 1 of 4
analog 11, 12, 21, 24, 27, 32, 32, 36, 36
digital 11 (50), 45, 25, 18, 28, 33, 35, 35, 34 - not on air
Des Moines DirecTV 11,474
Des Moines Dish 11,9116
Cedar Rapids Dish 12,9161
Omaha Dish 32,9146
Sat 11:35PM CDT Horror of Fang Rock pts 3+4 of 4
KBDI/K32EO Denver/Colorado Springs, CO
analog 12, 32
digital 12-1 (38-1)
Denver DirecTV 12,910
Denver Dish 12,8211
Late Fri 12:30AM MDT Doctor Who And The Silurians pts 5+6 of 7
Sat 11PM MDT Doctor Who And The Silurians pt 7 of 7
Sat 11:30PM MDT The Ambassadors of Death pt 1 of 7
If anyone at KBDI reads this column, your website is down.
KUED/KUES-DT Salt Lake City/Richfield, UT
analog 7
digital 7-1 (42-1), 19-1 (19-1)
Salt Lake City DirecTV 7,982
Salt Lake City Dish 7,8536
Sat 11:30PM MDT Kinda pt 2 of 4
KBTC/KCKA/K65BU Tacoma/Centralia/Gray's River, WA
analog 28,15,65
digital 28-1 (27-1), 19
Seattle DirecTV 28,910
Seattle Dish 28,8620
Sat 7PM, Late Sat 12:30AM PDT The Dalek Invasion of Earth: The Waking Ally ep 5 of 6
Sat 7:30PM, Late Sat 1AM PDT The Dalek Invasion of Earth: Flashpoint ep 6 of 6
KTEH/KCAH San Jose/Watsonville, CA
analog 54,25
digital 50,58 - not on air
San Francisco DirecTV 54,903
San Francisco Dish 54,8234
Monterey Dish 25,9190
Next Doctor Who broadcast TBA.

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