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Saturday 16th August 2008

Torchwood This Week - August 16, 2008
(posted 16th Aug 2008, 10:56am - TWIDW post #0734)
August 16, 2008 - Vol 2, No 32
The weekly guide to Torchwood transmissions.
by Benjamin F. Elliott
Doctor Who schedule information is in This Week In Doctor Who .
Torchwood - Lost Souls - will premiere on BBC Radio 4 on 10 September at 2:15PM BST (9:15AM
EDT, 6:15AM PDT) as part of their daylong coverage of the Big Bang
tests at CERN. Lost Souls is a 45 minute Torchwood episode starring
the cast following the events of the Series 2 finale Exit Wounds.
If you have not seen Exit Wounds, there will be spoilers. "Lost
Souls" is tied into CERN's efforts to recreate the aftershocks
following the Big Bang. The episode will remain available for
listeners around the world at the Radio 4 website for one week and
have a CD release.
Australia - The South Australian Doctor Who Fan Club has been told by Channel Ten that Torchwood Series 2 will premiere on TenHD in September. There are no plans to air Series 2 on the main Ten at this time. We do not have a premiere date/time for Series 2 on TenHD yet.
Canada - SPACE is airing Torchwood in 65 minute timeslots. So make sure your recording device is scheduled to record Torchwood for 1 hour, 5 minutes instead of 1 hour. If you are in the Central and Mountain Time Zones and also plan to watch Doctor Who Series 4 on the CBC this fall, check your cable/satellite provider's channel lineup to make sure you have other regions of CBC. In those 2 time zones the 65 minute Torchwood broadcast on SPACE will overlap Doctor Who on CBC (9PM all time zones), and neither show has a repeat slot. Satellite customers should be fine and it is believed that most digital cable subscribers have multiple CBCs too, but the time to check your lineup is now, as opposed to the 19th of September.
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 11:35AM, Sunday 7:20AM and 2:55PM and 10:35PM, Late Monday 2:05AM CET 2-07 La mietitrice di anime
Tuesday 9PM, Late Wednesday 12:25AM, Late Thursday 2:55AM, Late Friday 3:55AM
, Saturday 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 2-07 Dead Man Walking
24 August 11PM CET 2-08 A Day in the Death (65 minutes, special
late start time due to Heroes marathon)
16:9 letterbox. Episodes only air once.
Friday 10PM EDT/7PM PDT/11:30PM Newfoundland 2-04 Meat (65 minutes)
29 August 10PM EDT/7PM PDT/11:30PM Newfoundland 2-05 Adam (65 minutes)
5 September 10PM EDT/7PM PDT/11:30PM Newfoundland 2-06 Reset (65 minutes)
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 1-06 La Recolte
Monday 9PM, Friday 2PM and 11PM
, 25 August 8AM? EDT 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 1-06 Countrycide
25 August - ???
BBC Radio 4
Wednesday 10 September 2:15PM BST (9:15AM EDT, 6:15AM PDT) - "Lost
45 minute audio Torchwood story set after the events of "Exit
Wounds". The scientists at CERN are preparing to recreate the
aftereffects of the Big Bang in a controlled experiment. Events occur
to bring the Torchwood team onto the scene.
thanks for upgrading the schedule part of the website
SciFi Russia
All times Moscow
Saturday 10:35PM, Sunday 8:05PM 1-12 Captain Jack Harkness
Monday 9PM, Tuesday 8:05PM, 23 August 11:10PM, 24 August 8:05PM 1-13 End of Days

Weeklong primetime encore of Torchwood and Doctor Who.
25 August 9PM 1-01 Everything Changes
25 August 9:55PM 1-02 Day One
26 August 9PM 1-03 Ghost Machine
26 August 9:55PM 1-04 Cyberwoman
27 August 9PM 1-05 Small Worlds
27 August 9:55PM 1-06 Countrycide
28 August 9PM 1-07 Greeks Bearing Gifts
28 August 9:55PM 1-08 They Keep Killing Suzie
29 August 9PM 1-09 Random Shoes
29 August 9:55PM 1-10 Out of Time
30 August 9PM 1-11 Combat
30 August 9:55PM 1-12 Captain Jack Harkness
30 August 10:50PM 1-13 End of Days
BBC Entertainment
All times Thailand
Sunday 4:10PM 1-06 Countrycide
Monday 7:05PM and 10PM and 2:15AM. Tuesday 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 1-07 Greeks Bearing Gifts
Skai TV
Thursday 11PM EET 1-06 Countrycide(?)
HD Net
DirecTV 79 (MPEG-2), 306 (MPEG-4)
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 exclusive US SD and HD rights to the 2009 episodes.
Monday 7PM and 10PM and 1AM EDT/4PM and 7PM and 10PM PDT 2-02 Sleeper
25 August 7PM and 10PM and 1AM EDT/4PM and 7PM and 10PM PDT 2-03 To the Last Man
Late 26 August 1:55AM, Late 27 August 2:25AM, Late 28 August 2:25AM EET 1-??
26 August 10:50PM, 27 August 11:35PM, 28 August 10:50PM EET 1-??
Series 1 repeats:
Wednesday 8:30PM and 11:50PM CET 1-11 Combat
Wednesday 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 run)
BBC HD Australia
Source is on Australian Western Time. Adjust for time zone. No accurate information yet, so we will extrapolate. update before 16 August

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
Network Ten HD
Series 2 Australian premiere run. September 2008.
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.
People + Arts
Series 1 repeats.
Friday 1PM EDT(?) 1-11 Combat
29 August 1PM EDT 1-12 Captain Jack Harkness
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 - 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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