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Saturday 2nd August 2008

Torchwood This Week - August 2, 2008
(posted 2nd Aug 2008, 1:57pm - TWIDW post #0727)
August 2, 2008 - Vol 2, No 30
The weekly guide to Torchwood transmissions.
by Benjamin F. Elliott
Doctor Who schedule information is in This Week In Doctor Who .
We are still awaiting a date for the premiere of the BBC Radio 4
episode of Torchwood. It is assumed the episode will air later this
summer when the reactor that the story ties into is turned on.
Canada - SPACE will give Torchwood Series 2 a two hour premiere on Friday 8 August at 9PM EDT (6PM PDT, 10:30PM Newfoundland). The regular timeslot will be Fridays at 10PM EDT (7PM PDT, 11:30PM Newfoundland). Each episode will only air once - see this thread on their discussion board for details . SPACE does not have the English language standard definition rights to Series 1 - they are still held by CBC TV.
Australia - Channel Ten has announced that they WILL air Series 2 of Torchwood ... eventually. See the following link for the story -
USA - BBC America has purchased Series 3 (5 episodes long) of Torchwood to air in 2009 after the UK broadcast. This time the rights include HD broadcasts, so HD Net US is unable to purchase this series. It is not known if HD Net Canada would have similar trouble airing the show - BBC America's rights would not automatically cause trouble.
Does anybody know the status of the channel Jimmy in Italy? There are
some reports that the channel may be ceasing to exist in September,
which would be before they finish the current premiere run of
Torchwood (Series 2) and Doctor Who (Series 3). Is the channel going
away? If so, where are the programmes going?
Corrections and updates are welcome at torchwood- , TWIDW on AIM, and thebfe on Yahoo Messenger.
Torchwood Website -
Australian Website -
Dubbed into Italian. Some readers are reporting that this channel may cease to exist in September. I do not know what the replacement station would be or if it would continue airing Torchwood. If anyone is familiar with the situation, please let me know what is up.
Saturday 9:35AM, Sunday 2:30PM and 10:40PM, Late Monday 2AM CET 2- 04 Carne (actually Adam)
Tuesday 9PM, Late Wednesday 12:25AM, Late Thursday 3:10AM, Late Friday 3:20AM
, Saturday 2 August 10:55AM, 3 August 7:40AM and 3:05PM and 11:05PM, Late 4 August 2:05AM CET 2-05 Adam (actually Reset)
5 August 9PM, Late 6 August 12:40AM, Late 8 August 3:05AM, 9 August 11:20AM, 10 August 8AM and 3:45PM and 10:50PM, Late 11 August 2:05AM CET 2-06 Reset
12 August 9PM, Late 13 August 12:30AM, Late 14 August 2:45AM, Late 15 August 3:30AM, 16 August 11:35AM, 17 August 7:20AM and 2:55PM and 10:35PM, Late 18 August 2:05AM CET 2-07 La mietitrice di anime
19 August 9PM, Late 20 August 12:25AM, Late 21 Augsut 2:55AM, Late 22 August 3:55AM, 23 August 11:15AM, 24 August 7:45AM and 3PM and 10:35PM, Late 25 August 2:05AM CET 2-08 Tra la vita e la morte
26 August 9PM, Late 27 August 12:30AM, Late 28 August 2:40AM, Late 29 August 3:30AM, 30 August 10:35AM, 31 August 6:20AM and 2:45PM and 10:35PM CET 2-09 Un matrimonio memorabile
TV4 Plus
Sunday 10PM CET 2-05 Adam
10 August 10PM CET 2-06 Reset
16:9 letterbox. Episodes only air once.
Friday 9PM EDT/6PM PDT/10:30PM Newfoundland 2-01 Kiss Kiss, Bang Bang (2nd Series Canadian premiere!New station! special time)
Friday 10PM EDT/7PM PDT/11:30PM Newfoundland 2-02 Sleeper
15 August 10PM EDT/7PM PDT/11:30PM Newfoundland 2-03 To the Last Man
22 August 10PM EDT/7PM PDT/11:30PM Newfoundland 2-04 Meat
SPACE has rights to Series 2, but does not currently have rights to Series 1, as they are still held by the CBC.
HD on Ztele HD, Dubbed in French. Series 2 airs Tuesdays 10PM plus repeats Fall 2008.
Monday 8AM EDT 1-04 Femme Cybernetique
Monday 9PM, Friday 2PM and 11PM
, 11 August 8AM EDT 1-05 Petits Mondes
11 August 9PM, 15 August 2PM and 11PM, 18 August 8AM EDT 1-06 La Recolte
18 August 9PM, 22 August 2PM and 11PM 1-07 "Cadeaux Grecs"
HD Net Canada
Complete, uncut episodes in High Definition (not the same schedule as HD Net US). It is not known if HD Net Canada will be able to purchase later series of Torchwood yet. BBC America's exclusive US deal will not affect Canada.
Monday 7 and 11PM EDT/4 and 8PM PDT 1-04 Cyberwoman
11 August 7 and 11PM EDT/4 and 8PM PDT 1-05 Small Worlds
website out of date - extrapolating from last week's info
SciFi Russia
All times Moscow
Saturday 11PM, Sunday 8:05PM 1-09 Random Shoes (Out of Time)
Monday 9PM, Tuesday 7:05PM(8:05PM), 9 August 10PM, 10 August 8:05PM 1-10 Out of Time
BBC Entertainment
All times Thailand
Sunday 4:05PM 1-04 Cyberwoman
Monday 7:05PM and 10PM and 2:15AM, Tuesday 9:20AM and 1:45PM, 10
August 4:10PM 1-05 Small Worlds
11 August 7:05PM and 10PM and 2:15AM, 12 August 9:20AM and 2PM, 17
August 4:10PM 1-06 Countrycide
18 August 7:05PM and 10PM and 2:15AM. 19 August 9:20AM and 1:55PM, 24
August 4:05PM 1-07 Greeks Bearing Gifts
25 August 7:05PM and 10PM and 2:15AM, 26 August 9:20AM and 1:55PM, 31
August 4:05PM 1-08 They Keep Killing Suzie
Wednesday 10:30PM 1-05 Small Worlds
Skai TV
Thursday 11PM EET 1-03 Ghost Machine(?)
HD Net
DirecTV 79,259
Dish 9422 (5510 Alaska and Hawaii only)
High Definition 16:9 format. Uncut, commercial free.
HD Net US will not be able to air Torchwood Series 3, as BBC America has purchased exclusvie US SD and HD rights to the 2009 episodes.
Monday 7PM and 10PM and 1AM EDT/4PM and 7PM and 10PM PDT 1-13 End of Days
11 August 7PM and 10PM and 1AM EDT/4PM and 7PM and 10PM PDT 2-01 Kiss Kiss, Bang Bang
Series 1 repeats:
Wednesday 8:30PM and 11:55PM CET 1-07 Greeks Bearing Gifts
(Wednesdays only from this point)
Wednesday 9:20PM and 12:45AM CET 1-08 They Keep Killing Suzie
13 August 8:30PM and 11:50PM CET 1-09 Random Shoes
13 August 9:20PM and 12:40AM CET 1-10 Out of Time
20 August 8:30PM and 11:50PM CET 1-11 Combat
20 August 9:20PM and 12:40AM CET 1-12 Captain Jack Harkness
27 August 8:30PM and 11:50PM CET 1-13 End of Days (end of repeat
BBC HD Australia
Source is on Australian Western Time. Adjust for time zone. No accurate information yet, so we will extrapolate.

Sunday 8:30PM and (late) 12:30AM and (late) 4:30AM, Monday 8:30PM and 12:30PM and 4:30PM 1-09 Random Shoes
Wednesday 5:30PM and 9:30PM and (late) 1:30AM, Thursday 5:30AM and 9:30AM and 1:30PM, Friday 7:30PM and 11:30PM and (late) 3:30AM, Saturday 9 August 7:30AM and 11:30AM and 3:30PM 1-10 Out of Time
People + Arts
Series 1 repeats.
Friday 1PM EDT(?) 1-08 They Keep Killing Suzie
15 August 1PM EDT 1-09 Random Shoes
Torchwood has begun airing on the Skylife service. Alas, the English
language website does not do schedules. The Korean language website
is harder to search than KBS (which was hard). I have not found
Torchwood on the schedule. If anybody knows Korean ...
BBC Entertainment
The Polish version of BBC Entertainment's website now has a Torchwood
page listing all the Series 1 episodes (in English and Polish). I
cannot find a premiere date yet.
RTL2 has bought Torchwood for the German market. Premiere date unknown. Looks like Wednesday nights at 10PM or later starting Spring 2009.
Stations That Will/Have Aired Torchwood:
UK - BBC Two -
Series 2 completed.
BBC Three
Watch (new UK channel from 7 October - repeats of Series 1 and 2)
Series 3 will premiere on BBC One in 2009. Currently 5 episodes,
stripped Monday to Friday for a weeklong event.
Israel - Yes Stars 2 - Series 1 completed.
SPAIN - Cuatro - Series 1 completed.
AUSTRALIA - Network Ten -
Series 1 completed.
There are exclusive interviews and clips on the Ten website as well
as Torchwood De-Classified - as of this writing, you have to be in
Australia to view the clips.
Southern Cross Ten
(Regional service that carries portions of Network Ten's lineup) -
Series 1 completed.
UKTV Australia
No episodes scheduled.
Network Ten HD
Series 1 repeats on the new HD channel.
Shelved for now. Premiere date TBA.
MEXICO - Canal 22
Episodes air as 2 parters. Series 1 completed?
FRANCE - NRJ 12 - Series 1 repeats completed,
episodes dubbed in French, expect slight cuts on bloodshed
Jimmy - Series 1 completed.
HONG KONG - ATV World Series 1
USA - BBC America
DirecTV 264 Dish 135,879 16:9 Letterbox format. Series 2 Completed.
Has bought Series 3. Next airdate unknown.
BBC America On Demand - available on better digital cable systems
Full length episodes (no cuts for time). Content edits made for BBC
America TV broadcasts (language, violence, nudity) will be present in
this version. - No episodes on schedule.
MILITARY - BFBS - Series 2 completed.
FINLAND - TV 2 - Series 1 and 2 completed.
And other countries who I haven't seen identified yet
Thanks for reading. Until next week, take care.
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