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Thursday 6th July 2006

This Week In Doctor Who - July 5, 2006 (Late Edition)
(posted 6th Jul 2006, 10:33pm - TWIDW post #0418)
Postponed due to technical problems. Items with a * in front of them
aired before the column went out.
July 5, 2006 - Vol 9, No 27
The weekly guide to Doctor Who broadcasts worldwide.
by Benjamin F. Elliott
Wednesday 5 July:
* BBC Three 7PM BST - Rise Of The Cybermen
* BBC Three 7:50PM BST - The Age Of Steel
Thursday 6 July:
Prime TV New Zealand - The Christmas Invasion
BBC Two 5PM BST "Totally Doctor Who" ep 13 (series finale)
BBC Three 7PM BST - The Idiot's Lantern
BBC Three 7:45PM BST - The Impossible Planet
Friday 7 July:
CBBC 6:30PM BST "Totally Doctor Who" ep 13
BBC Three 7PM BST - The Satan Pit
BBC Three 7:45PM BST - Love And Monsters
BBC Three 8:30PM BST - Fear Her
BBC Three 9:15PM BST - Army Of Ghosts
Cool TV 10:15PM CET - Father's Day
People + Arts (Mexico) 10PM - Dalek
Saturday 8 July:
ABC Australia 7:30PM - The Christmas Invasion
CBBC 6:30PM BST "Totally Doctor Who" ep 13
Ned 3 7PM CET - World War Three
BBC One 7PM BST - Doomsday (2nd Series Finale)
BBC Three 7:45PM BST - DrWho Confidential - Finale (2nd Series
Sunday 9 July:
BBC Three 10PM BST - Doomsday
BBC Three 3:15AM BST - Confidential - Finale
Monday 10 July:
CBBC 1PM BST "Totally Doctor Who" ep 13
Tuesday 11 July:
DR1 11:15PM CET - The End Of The World
August Date TBA
BS-2 Japan - Rose (actually 25th September)
Sunday 10 September:
YLE 2 Finland 8:05PM - Rose (Finland Premiere!)
Monday 9 October:
CBC 8PM - New Earth (Series 2 Premiere!)
The 24 June premiere of Fear Her on BBC One had overnight ratings
of 7.66 million viewers, 43.2% of the audience watching TV at the
time. The final ratings for Love & Monsters on 17 June were 6.66
million viewers. The final ratings for Fear Her on 24 June were
7.14 million viewers.
This weekend sees the 2nd Series begin in Australia and New Zealand
with The Christmas Invasion and end in the UK with the world
premiere of Doomsday.
Doctor Who returns to the radio! BBC 7
begins another repeat run of Doctor Who radio drama Sundays at 6PM
and Midnight starting 16 July with encore material from Big Finish . The Radio Times website claims that
part 1 of 6 of "Shada (2003)" will air. On the BBC 7 message board,
they reported last week that Storm Warning begins on 16 July, with
Sword Of Orion beginning on 13 August.
BBC 7 licensed and aired 6 Big Finish Doctor Who stories with Paul
McGann last year - Storm Warning, Sword Of Orion, The Stones Of
Venice, Invaders From Mars, The Chimes Of Midnight, and Shada
(2003). It is believed that they still have the rights to repeat all
6 of those stories but that they are unlikely to buy more stories
anytime soon due to the station's budget.
Members of the British military who have been watching Doctor Who on
British Forces Broadcasting Service (BFBS) will have to wait an
extra 7 days for the end of Series 2. BFBS is airing World Cup and
Wimbledon coverage on Sunday 9 July, pre-empting Doctor Who. Repeats
are also being pre-empted. Doomsday will presumably premiere for
military forces on Sunday 16 July. The other episodes of Series 2
premiered for UK forces 1 day after their UK premieres.
Japanese satellite station BS-2 has picked up Doctor Who to air starting in August. Take a look at the Japanese Doctor Who logo at
Romanian station TVR has picked up Doctor Who in a collection of
The BBC Press Office and C21 Media often announce when a Doctor Who
international sale occurs. Worth keeping an eye on, just in case.
Corrections and updates are welcome at thisweekindoctorwho- , TWIDW on AOL IM , and thebfe on Yahoo
Messenger. The listings:
New Series General Information:
BBC Online
Doctor Who Confidential
The 13 episodes from Series 1 of the BBC Three series all online via
Real Player. Also, numerous video diaries and trailers.
Attack Of The Graske - interactive game available to UK residents
only as part of the trials of the BBC broadband service, starring
David Tennant as the Doctor and you as the companion
16:9 Widescreen Digital,14:9 Cropped Letterbox Analogue
Primary broadcaster of Doctor Who.
Saturday 7PM BST 2-13 Doomsday pt 2 of 2 (2nd Series Finale!)
16:9 Widescreen Digital, 14:9 Cropped Letterbox Analogue
"Totally Doctor Who" - CBBC magazine show to air with Series Two.
Thursday 5PM BST Totally DrWho 1-13 premiere showing - last episode
"Totally Doctor Who" second broadcaster
Friday 6:30PM, Saturday 6:30PM, Monday 1PM BST Totally DrWho 1-13 -
BBC Three
Doctor Who Confidential
*Wednesday 7PM BST 2-05 Rise of the Cybermen pt 1 of 2 Premiere
*Wednesday 7:50PM BST 2-06 The Age of Steel pt 2 of 2 Premiere
Thursday 7PM BST 2-07 The Idiot's Lantern
Thursday 7:45PM BST 2-08 The Impossible Planet pt 1 of 2
Friday 7PM BST 2-09 The Satan Pit pt 2 of 2
Friday 7:45PM BST 2-10 Love & Monsters
Friday 8:30PM BST 2-11 Fear Her
Friday 9:15PM BST 2-12 Army of Ghosts pt 1 of 2
Saturday 7:45PM, Late Sunday 3:15AM BST DrWho Confidential 2-13 Finale
Sunday 10PM BST 2-13 Doomsday pt 2 of 2

16:9 Widescreen.
14 July 8:30PM BST 2-13 Doomsday pt 2 of 2
14 July 9:15PM BST DrWho Confidential CutDown 2-13 Finale
15 July 8:50PM BST 2-00 The Christmas Invasion 60 minutes
First broadcaster of Doctor Who Confidential (immediately after BBC
One Series 2 broadcasts, other repeats)
Time-shifted broadcasts of Series 2 (same weekends as BBC One)
First broadcaster of Torchwood (coming later this year)
Saturday 8:30AM CET Totally DrWho 1-12
Doomsday is delayed for BFBS viewers due to sports on 9 July,.
Thursday 11:30PM CET 2-12 Army of Ghosts pt 1 of 2
Late Thursday 12:10AM CET DrWho Confidential 2-12 "Welcome To
Friday 5:30 & 11:30AM CET 2-12 Army of Ghosts pt 1 of 2
Friday 6:15AM & 12:15PM CET DrWho Confidential 2-12 "Welcome To
Prime TV
* Thursday 7:30PM 2-00 The Christmas Invasion (75 minutes including commercials - start of Series 2)
4:3 cropped pan & scan
13 July 2-01 New Earth
Saturday 7:30PM 2-00 The Christmas Invasion (60 minutes) - start of Series 2
16:9 widescreen digital, 14:9 cropped letterbox analog.
15 July 2-01 New Earth
22 July 2-02 Tooth and Claw
29 July 2-03 School Reunion
HUNGARY (airing as Ki Vagi, Doki?):
Cool TV
Friday 10:15PM CET 1-08 Father's Day
Nederland 3
Saturday 7PM CET 1-05 World War Three pt 2 of 2<,/span>
4:3 pan & scan.
People + Arts
(Time zone for listings not apparent - adjust for local time)
Wednesday 10PM + 3AM 1-05 World War Three pt 2 of 2
Friday 10PM + 3AM, Saturday 7AM 1-06 Dalek

14 July 1-07 The Long Game
21 July 1-08 Father's Day
28 July 1-09 The Empty Child pt 1 of 2
4 August 1-10 The Doctor Dances pt 2 of 2
11 August 1-11 Boom Town
18 August 1-12 Bad Wolf pt 1 of 2
25 August 1-13 The Parting of the Ways pt 2 of 2
DR 1
Tuesday 11:15PM CET 1-03 The Unquiet Dead
10 September 8:05PM EET 1-01 Rose (Finland Premiere!)
16:9 Letterbox.
* Wednesday 8AM EDT/PDT 1-01 Rose
* Wednesday 9AM EDT/PDT 1-02 The End Of The World
* Wednesday 10AM EDT/PDT 1-03 The Unquiet Dead
* Wednesday 11AM EDT/PDT 1-04 Aliens of London pt 1 of 2
* Wednesday Noon EDT/PDT 1-05 World War Three pt 2 of 2
* Wednesday 1PM EDT/PDT 1-06 Dalek
* Wednesday 2PM EDT/PDT 1-07 The Long Game
* Wednesday 3PM EDT/PDT 1-08 Father's Day

16 July 11PM EDT/PDT 1-09 The Empty Child pt 1 of 2
23 July 11PM EDT/PDT 1-10 The Doctor Dances pt 2 of 2
No airings in August.
Showtime Arabia
Style UK Series 1 Repeat Run
Times 1 hour earlier in Saudi Arabia, 2 hours Earlier Egypt, 4 hours
earlier GMT
Sunday 10:30PM, Monday 9AM UAE 1-12 Bad Wolf pt 1 of 2
Monday 10:30PM, Tuesday 9AM UAE 1-13 The Parting of the Ways pt 2
of 2
End of scheduled repeat run.
Series 1 Repeats (in French). Cropped 4:3 pan & scan
Saturday 8AM & 3AM EDT 1-07 The Long Game
Tuesday 8PM
, 8 July 8AM & 3AM EDT 1-08 Father's Day
Series 1 Repeats (in English).
Late Tuesday Midnight (12:30AM Newfoundland) 1-04 "Alien Of London"
pt 1 of 2
16:9 widescreen digital, 16:9 letterbox analog
Late 18 July Midnight (12:30AM Newfoundland) 1-05 World War Three
pt 2 of 2
Late 25 July Midnight (12:30AM Newfoundland) 1-06 Dalek
Series 2 Start Date 9 October 8PM (8:30PM Newfoundland). Co-producer
on Torchwood. First broadcaster to buy Torchwood.
"The Planet Of The Doctor" exclusive CBC.CA documentary. 6 regular
episodes and 1 special. Approximately 90 minutes.
Thomsonfly Airlines, Singapore Airlines, Virgin Atlantic Airways,
British Midland Airlines, British Airways, Air New Zealand - various
16 July 6PM & Midnight BST Shada pt 1 of 6 OR "Storm Warning" pt 1
of 4
Beginning of a repeat run of the Big Finish Paul McGann Doctor Who
stories which had their radio premiere in 2005. Conflicting
information on which story will air first. Programmes will remain
available to listen to online for 7 days after broadcast.
BBC Online
Shada - starring Paul McGann and Lalla Ward. 6 episodes. A retired
Time Lord in Cambridge needs the Doctor's help to recover a Time
Lord book before the scientist Skagra can find it.
"The Scream Of The Shalka" - starring Richard E. Grant. 6 episode
story. The Shalka prepare to conquer the Earth from below. Can the
Doctor be convinced to save the day one last time?
"Real Time" - starring Colin Baker and the Cybermen. 6 episodes. The
Doctor and Evelyn Smythe research a temple that has been yanking
scientists out of time, bringing them face to face with the future
of the Cybermen.
On Demand Channel C1
All 13 Series 1 (2005) episodes - cropped to 4:3
The Three Doctors - all 4 episodes
The Deadly Assassin - all 4 episodes
The Caves of Androzani - all 4 episodes
Timelash - 4 part version, all 4 episodes
The Curse of Fenric - all 4 episodes
First Great Western Railway (Volo TV)
Episodes unknown.
BBC Kids
Weeknights 2 & 5AM EDT (11PM & 2AM PDT) - 2 episodes daily
Weekends 2AM EDT (11PM PDT) - complete stories
*Wednesday Colony In Space eps 1+2 of 6
Thursday Colony In Space eps 3+4 of 6
Friday Colony In Space eps 5+6 of 6

Season 8, Episodes 15 through 20. Doctor: Jon Pertwee.
Saturday The Leisure Hive all 4 pts
Season 18, Episodes 1 through 4. Doctor: Tom Baker.
Sunday Meglos all 4 pts
Season 18, Episodes 5 through 8. Doctor: Tom Baker.
Monday The Dæmons eps 1+2 of 5
Tuesday The Dæmons eps 3+4 of 5

Season 8, Episodes 21 through 24. Doctor: Jon Pertwee.
13 July The Curse of Peladon
15 July Full Circle
16 July State of Decay
17 July The Sea Devils
20 July The Mutants
22 July Warriors' Gate
23 July The Keeper of Traken
25 July The Time Monster
28 July The Three Doctors
29 July Logopolis
30 July Castrovalva
1 August Carnival Of Monsters
3 August The Green Death
5 August Four To Doomsday
6 August Kinda
8 August The Time Warrior
10 August Invasion of the Dinosaurs
12 August The Visitation
13 August Black Orchid
15 August The Monster of Peladon
18 August Planet of the Spiders
19 August Time-Flight
20 August Arc of Infinity
23 August Robot
25 August The Ark In Space
26 August Snakedance
27 August Mawdryn Undead
29 August The Sontaran Experiment
30 August Revenge of the Cybermen
1 September Terror of the Zygons
2 September Terminus
3 September Enlightenment
American Who (alternate
Current episodes:
Patrick Troughton Tribute Special.
Jon Pertwee Tribute Special.
Sci-Fi Overdrive
on Lifestyle Talk Radio (LTR)
and Business Talk Radio (BTR)
LTR Late Friday Midnight-2AM EST (9-11PM PST, 5-7AM GMT, 4-6PM AEDT)
Live LTR Stream
BTR Late Sun/Early Mon 1-4AM EST (10PM-1AM PST, 6-9AM GMT, 3-6PM
Live BTR Stream
Monday 7-10PM EST (12-3AM GMT)
Saturday 8-11PM EST (5-8PM PST) (repeat of
previous week's episode, online audio stream)
In Summer repeats?
Doctor Who: Podshock
Weekly chat show with US and UK Doctor Who fans done in podcast
MPT Maryland
analog 22, 67, 31, 28, 62, 36
digital 22-2 (42-2), 67-2 (29-2), 31-2 (44-2), 28-2 (56-2), 62-2 (28-2), 36-2 (54-2)
DC/Hagerstown, Baltimore DirecTV 22,980
Baltimore Dish 22,8736
Late Saturday 12:01-1:35AM EDT The Mind Robber movie
Season 6, Episodes 6 through 10. Doctor: Patrick Troughton.
15 July 12:03AM The Krotons
22 July 12:01AM The Seeds of Death
29 July 12:04AM The War Games movie, pt 1 of 2
analog 11, 32, 27, 12, 21, 24, 32, 36, 36
digital 11-2 (50-2), 32-2 (35-2), 27-2 (28-2), 12-2 (45-2), 25, 18,
33, 35, 34
Des Moines DirecTV 11,474
Des Moines Dish 11,9116
Cedar Rapids DirecTV 12
Cedar Rapids Dish 12,9161
Omaha DirecTV 32
Omaha Dish 32,9146
Sioux City Dish 27,7195
Quad Cities DirecTV 36
Quad Cities Dish 36,7607
Saturday 11:35PM CDT The Brain of Morbius pts 1+2 of 4
Season 13, Episodes 17 through 18. Doctor: Tom Baker.
15 July The Brain of Morbius pts 3+4
22 July The Seeds of Doom pts 1+2
29 July The Seeds of Doom pts 3+4
KBTC/KCKA Tacoma/Centralia, WA
analog 28, 15
digital 28-1 (27-1), 15-1 (19-1)
Seattle DirecTV 28,970
Seattle Dish 28,8620
Saturday 7PM + 12:30AM PDT Carnival Of Monsters eps 1+2 of 4
Season 10, Episodes 5 through 6. Doctor: Jon Pertwee.
15 July Carnival Of Monsters eps 3+4
22 July Frontier In Space eps 1+2
29 July Frontier In Space eps 3+4
5 August Frontier In Space eps 5+6
Broadband Internet DVR Service
The Aztecs - all 4 eps (The Temple Of Evil, The Warriors Of Death,
The Bride Of Sacrifice, The Day Of Darkness)
Terror Of The Autons - all 4 eps
The Deadly Assassin - all 4 pts
The Talons Of Weng-Chiang - all 6 pts
The Caves Of Androzani - all 4 pts
Timelash - 4 pt version, all 4 pts
The Curse Of Fenric - all 4 pts
Not Yet Airing New Series Or Between Seasons:
(All times 1 hour later on UKTV Gold + 1)
Doctor Who premiere 2006.
ProSieben (Pro 7)
Doctor Who premiere 2006. Series 1 & 2 purchased. Dubbed in German.
Doctor Who premiere TBA.
Doctor Who premieres in August! (actually 25th September)
Doctor Who premiere date TBA
BBC Prime
FAQ page says they will probably get Series 1 in the future, after it has aired on other networks in the countries BBC Prime services
Series 1 completed.
France 4
Series One completed.
Series One completed.
Yes Stars
Series One completed on Yes Weekend. Channel renamed since.
BELGIUM (& The Netherlands):
één Network --
Series One completed.
Series 1 Completed.
ATV World
Series 2 premiere date TBA. Episodes will air Mondays at 9PM. Based
on current run of Grey's Anatomy in the timeslot, the earliest
possible premiere date is 21 August.
Digital Plus
People + Arts - Series 1 Completed.
Series 1 completed.
Thanks for reading. Until next week, take care.
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