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Saturday 6th September 2008

This Week In Doctor Who A - September 6, 2008
(posted 6th Sep 2008, 11:19am - TWIDW post #0741)
43 Days Till The New Doctor Who Radio Season!
September 6, 2008 - Vol 11, No 35
The weekly guide to Doctor Who and Sarah Jane broadcasts worldwide
since July 1998.
by Benjamin F. Elliott
Section A - Everything But The PBS Stations
Upcoming premiere broadcasts:
Saturday 6 September:
RUV Iceland 6:05PM - Love And Monsters
Sunday 7 September:
Prime New Zealand 7:30PM - Forest Of The Dead, pt 2
ABC1 Australia 7:30PM - Midnight
ABC1 Australia 8:15PM - DWC - Look Who's Talking (10 minutes)
Jimmy Italy 8:10PM - The Family Of Blood, pt 2
Monday 8 September:
SciFi Russia 9:55PM - New Earth
Tuesday 9 September:
BBC Entertainment India 5:30PM - Love And Monsters
Wednesday 10 September:
RAISAT Smash Italy 7PM - Sarah Jane - Revenge Of The Slitheen, pt 2
Sunday 14 September:
BBC Entertainment Africa 6:40PM CAT - New Earth (start of new
episodes in S. Africa)
Tuesday 16 September:
SciFi NL Netherlands 8:30PM CET - The Runaway Bride (new channel for
firstrun episodes)
SciFi NL Netherlands 9:30PM CET - Smith And Jones
Friday 19 September:
CBC 9PM (9:30PM Newfoundland) - Partners In Crime, 4th Series
Premiere, Voyage Of The Damned skipped
September BBC One/CBBC - Sarah Jane Adventures Series 2 Premieres!
Sunday 19 October:
BBC 7 (radio) 6PM and Midnight - 8th Doctor Radio Series 2 (premiere)
Christmas 2008:
BBC One - Doctor Who Christmas Special 2008
UK - Quick reminder - Series 2 of The Sarah Jane Adventures is coming
later this month. No specific day/time has been given yet, but we can
rull out anytime before Saturday 27 September. Monday 29 September
seems the best bet, since new episodes premiered on Mondays last fall
and almost all CBBC repeats were on that day of the week.
UK - You thought Doctor Who was over till Christmas, right? Well,
BBC7 and Big Finish are out to prove you wrong. Paul McGann
returns as The 8th Doctor and Sheridan Smith returns as Lucy Miller
in eight 50 minute full cast radio episodes - Sundays at 6PM and
Midnight UK Time starting 19 October. Paul McGann played the Doctor
in the 1996 TV Movie and in many Big Finish direct to cd audio
stories since 2001. He is the official 8th Doctor, the link between
Sylvester McCoy (7th Doctor in Classic Who - late 1980s) and
Christopher Eccleston (9th Doctor/New Series 1/2005).
This is actually the second set of Paul McGann audios made for BBC7.
An earlier set of 8 Paul McGann/Sheridan Smith episodes ran in late
2006/early 2007. That time the episodes aired on the radio before
getting released on CD. For these new episodes the CD releases came
first, which is why the radio run was delayed a bit.
No word on whether the previous BBC7/Big Finish Doctor Who series is
going to repeat soon.
ITALY - RAISAT Smash began airing The Sarah Jane Adventures
Wednesdays at 5PM on 3 September. 1 half hour per week. Episodes are
4:3 pan & scan format, so the sides of the image are removed.
Episodes are dubbed into Italian.
LATIN AMERICA - BBC Entertainment Latin America started in Mexico, Latin
America, and South America. The website is not working yet and I have
not found a good link for their schedule, so unknown if Doctor Who,
Torchwood, or Sarah Jane are airing there.
AUSTRALIA - The SFSA has gotten word that Nickelodeon Australia has bought the first 2 series of The Sarah Jane Adventures. They report that more details will be in their newsletter The Wall Of Lies 14. At publication time Nickelodeon's website did not have information.
SciFi Channel Netherlands has obtained the first run rights to Series 3 of Doctor Who for the Netherlands. A 2 episode premiere with the 1965 Peter Cushing Dalek movie begin airing on the channel on 16 September, with many same week repeats. 1 episode per week thereafter. Series 2 premiered on Nederland 2.
CANADA - CBC's website finally has schedule information for September 19, verifying the premiere date for Doctor Who Series 4. Episodes are 9PM all time zones (9:30PM Newfoundland). Voyage of the Damned skipped. In the Central and Mountain Time Zones this broadcast overlaps with SPACE's airing of new Torchwood episodes. Neither station is doing a same week repeat. Satellite subscribers and at least some digital cable subscribers who want to watch both shows without taking the time to use a VCR/DVR/DVDR can catch CBC in another time zone to avoid the conflict.
CANADA - BBC Kids does not have Classic Doctor
Who or the Sarah Jane Adventures in the fall 2008 schedule. This is
the first time Doctor Who has been absent since the channel's launch
in 2001. Hopefully we can get word from BBC Kids whether the shows
will return in 2009. In particular - will BBC Kids air Sarah Jane
Adventures Series 2? For now, Doctor Who and Sarah Jane air through
at least the 14th of September ...
Torchwood schedule information is included in the Torchwood This Week
column . Of note - the radio
episode Lost Souls will air on BBC Radio 4 this Wednesday in the
Afternoon Play spot.
For press releases on Doctor Who, keep an eye on the BBC Press Office and C21 Media .
Corrections and updates are welcome at thisweekindoctorwho- , TWIDW on AOL IM , and thebfe on Yahoo
Messenger. The listings:
New Series General Information:
16:9 widescreen digital, 14:9 cropped letterbox analog.
Sunday 7:30PM 4-10 Midnight
Sunday 8:15PM DWC 4-10 Look Who's Talking (10 minutes)
14 September 7:30PM 4-11 Turn Left (49 minutes)
14 September 8:20PM DWC 4-11 "Here Come The Girls!" (5 minutes)
21 September 7:30PM 4-12 The Stolen Earth pt 1 of 2
21 September 8:15PM DWC 4-12 Friends and Foe (10 minutes)
Prime TV
16:9 digital; 4:3 pan and scan analog.
Sunday 7:30PM 4-09 Forest of the Dead pt 2 of 2
14 September 7:30PM 4-10 Midnight
21 September 7:30PM 4-11 Turn Left
Saturday 9:05AM, Late Saturday 3:15AM, Sunday 8:20AM CET 3-08 Natura Umana pt 1 of 2
Sunday 8:10PM and 1:20AM and 3:40AM, Late Monday 1:15AM, Late Tuesday 3:45AM, Late Thursday 3:45AM, Late Friday 2:30AM
, Saturday 13 September 8:55AM, Late 13 September 2:50AM, 14 September 8:25AM CET 3-09 Natura Umana pt 2 of 2
14 September 8:10AM and 1:35AM and 4:50AM, Late 15 September 2:05AM, Late 16 September 3:40AM, Late 19 September 2:15AM, 20 September 8:55AM, Late 20 September 2:45AM, 21 September 8:05AM CET 3-10 Colpo d'occhio
21 September 8:10PM, Late 22 September 2:30AM, Late 23 September 4:20AM, Late 25 September 4:15AM, Late 26 September 3:20AM, 27 September 8:30AM, Late 27 September 1:50AM, 28 September 8:05AM CET 3-11 Utopia pt 1 of 3
28 September 8:10PM and 12:25AM, 29 September 5:10AM, Late 29 September 3:15AM, Late 30 September 4:05AM CET 3-12 The Sound of Drums pt 2 of 3
Sarah Jane Adventures Series 1 - dubbed into Italian. Pan & scan 4:3
Wednesday 7PM CET 2b. Revenge of the Slitheen pt 2 of 2
16:9 widescreen digital, 16:9 letterbox analog Co-producer on Doctor
Who and Torchwood. "The Planet Of The Doctor"
exclusive CBC.CA documentary. 6 regular episodes and 1 special.
Approximately 90 minutes.
CBC Bold is currently airing repeats of Series 2 - look in the
repeats section
19 September 9PM (9:30PM Newfoundland) 4-01 Partners in Crime (4th
Series Premiere!) (no sign of 4-00 Voyage Of The Damned)
26 September 9PM (9:30PM Newfoundland) 4-02 The Fires of Pompeii
if you are in the Central or Mountain Time Zones, SPACE's broadcasts
of Torchwood are going to overlap with your local CBC's broadcast of
Who. Most satelite subscribers can get multiple feeds of the CBC and
presumably digital cable customers can too. If you want to see both
Doctor Who and Torchwood, use the various CBC feeds to your advantage.
English with Icelandic subtitles
Saturday 6:05PM 2-10 Love & Monsters
13 September pre-empted by something whose Icelandic spelling is
clearly different from its English language spelling
20 September 2:40PM 2-11 "Fear Hear" (very early start time)
BBC Entertainment
First known showing of New Who in India
Sunday 1:35PM 2-09 The Satan Pit pt 2 of 2
Tuesday 5:30PM, 8:20PM, and 12:50AM, Wednesday 6:15AM and 9:55AM, 14
September 1:35PM 2-10 Love & Monsters
16 September 5:30PM, 8:20PM, and 12:55AM, 17 September 6:15AM and
9:55AM, 21 September 1:35PM 2-11 Fear Her
23 September 5:30PM, 8:25PM, and 12:40AM, 24 September 6:20PM and
9:55AM, 28 September 1:35PM 2-12 Army of Ghosts pt 1 of 2
SCI FI Russia
All times Moscow
Saturday 8:10PM and 11:30PM 2-00 The Christmas Invasion (edited version) (new to Russia episodes)
Monday 9:55PM, Tuesday 7:15PM, Wednesday 11:30PM, Thursday 8:10PM, 13 September 8:10PM and 11:30PM 2-01 New Earth

15 September 9:55PM, 16 September 7:15PM, 17 September 11:30PM, 18 September 8:10PM, 20 September 8:10PM and 11:30PM 2-02 Tooth and Claw
22 September 9:55PM, 23 September 7:15PM, 24 September 11:30PM, 25 September 8:10PM, 27 September 8:10PM and 11:30PM 2-03 School Reunion
29 September 9:55PM, 30 September 7:15PM 2-04 The Girl in the Fireplace
SciFi NL
Netherlands premiere of Series 3! Series 1 and 2 premiered on Nederland 2. SciFi NL has previously aired Torchwood Series 1.
16 September 8:30PM and 11:50PM, 17 September 12:30PM, 20 September 2:20PM and 10PM, 21 September 8:30PM CET 3-00 The Runaway Bride (60 minutes)
16 September 9:30PM and 12:50AM, 17 September 1:30PM, 20 September 11PM, 21 September 2:20PM and 9:20PM CET 3-01 Smith and Jones 16 September 10:20PM-11:50PM, 20 September 11:50PM-1:30AM CET Dr Who and the Daleks 1965 Peter Cushing movie, remake of The Dead Planet TV serial
23 September 8:20PM and 12:10AM, 24 September 12:30PM, 27 September 10:10PM, 28 September 9:20PM CET 3-02 The Shakespeare Code
30 September 8:30PM and 11:50PM CET 3-03 Gridlock
7 October 8:30PM and Midnight, 8 October 12:30PM, 11 October 10:10PM, 12 October 2:20PM and 9:20PM CET 3-04 Daleks in Manhattan pt 1 of 2
14 October 8:30PM and 11:50PM, 15 October 12:30PM, 18 October 10:10PM, 19 October 2:20PM and 9:20PM CET 3-05 Evolution of the Daleks pt 2 of 2
21 October 8:30PM and 11:50PM, 22 October 12:30PM, 25 October 10:10PM CET (Daylight Savings), 26 October 2:20PM and 9:20PM CET (Standard Time) 3-06 The Lazarus Experiment
28 October 8:30PM and 11:50PM, 29 October 12:30PM CET 3-07 42
BBC Entertainment
BBC Prime Africa is gone - this is the replacement channel.
Sunday 6:30PM and Midnight, Monday 6:30AM CAT 2-00 "The Christmas
Invasion" (Abridged version, BBC Prime Africa previously aired the
uncut version - for (expletive deleted's) sake, air the full
14 September 6:40PM and Midnight, 15 September 6:30AM CAT 2-01 "New
Earth" (start of new to S. Africa episodes)
available via UK digital radio, UK digital TV, live streaming
worldwide via Windows Media Player and RealPlayer, archived one week
via RealPlayer
8th Doctor/Sheridan Smith audios - Series 2. (Series 1 premiered on
BBC7 from 2006 to 2007.)
19 October 6PM and Midnight BST
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. (NOTE - While Real Time is listed on the website, only
the audio version is working. The video versions are not working at
this time. Please, someone at the BBC - fix this.)
Doctor Who Confidential
The 13 episodes from Series 1 of the BBC Three series all online via
Real Player in the CutDown format used for repeats and the Series 1
DVDs. Also, numerous video diaries and trailers.
16:9 Widescreen Digital,14:9 Cropped Letterbox Analogue
Sarah Jane Adventures Sarah Jane Series 1
repeat run expected over 5 Sundays/Series 2 coming September:
Sunday 3:05PM BST 3. Eye of the Gorgon (1 hour omnibus) (except
Sunday 4:05PM BST 3. Eye of the Gorgon (Scotland only)
14 September 2:55PM BST 4. Warriors of Kudlak (1 hour omnibus)
(except Scotland)
Sarah Jane Series 2 (coming soon)
7. The Last Sontaran (2 episodes)
8. Day Of The Clown (2 episodes)
9. Secrets Of The Stars (2 episodes)
10. The Mark Of The Beserker (2 episodes)
11. The Temptation Of Sarah Jane Smith (2 episodes)
12. Enemy Of The Bane (2 episodes)
BBC Two Scotland
Sarah Jane Adventures
14 September 4:50PM BST 4. Warriors of Kudlak (1 hour omnibus)
(bumped off BBC One Scotland for regional programming)
Sarah Jane Adventures. Series 2 coming later in September.
UKTV Drama
(All times 1 hour later on UKTV Drama + 1, changes name to Alibi on 7
October - Doctor Who unlikely to be part of new crime drama format)
Tom Baker in episodic form. Episodes air any day of the week that
there's room, as part of the late night filler.
Sunday 5:05AM BST The Leisure Hive pt 2 of 4
Late Monday 3:20AM BST The Leisure Hive pts 3+4 of 4
Classic Season 18, Episodes 2 through 4. Doctor: Tom Baker.
Late Monday 4:10AM BST Meglos pts 1+2 of 4
Late Tuesday 4:05AM BST Meglos pts 3+4 of 4
Classic Season 18, Episodes 5 through 8. Doctor: Tom Baker.
Late Tuesday 4:55AM BST Full Circle pts 1+2 of 4
Late Wednesday 4:10AM BST Full Circle pts 3+4 of 4
Classic Season 18, Episodes 9 through 12. Doctor: Tom Baker.
Early Thursday 5AM BST State of Decay pts 1+2 of 4
Late Thursday 2:10AM BST State of Decay pts 3+4 of 4
Classic Season 18, Epiosdes 13 through 16. Doctor: Tom Baker.
Late Thursday 3AM BST Warriors' Gate all 4 pts
Classic Season 18, Episodes 17 through 20. Doctor: Tom Baker.
Late Thursday 4:40AM BST The Keeper of Traken pts 1,2,+3 of 4
Late Friday 4:20AM BST The Keeper of Traken pt 4 of 4
Classic Season 18, Episodes 21 through 24. Doctor: Tom Baker.
Late Friday 4:45AM BST Logopolis pts 1,2,+3 of 4
Classic Season 18, Episodes 25 through 27. Doctor: Tom Baker.
Late 13 September 4:40AM BST Logopolis pt 4
14 September 5:05AM BST The Power of Kroll pts 1+2
Late 14 September 4:15AM BST The Power of Kroll pts 3+4
15 September 5:05AM BST The Armageddon Factor pts 1+2
Late 15 September 4:05AM BST The Armageddon Factor pts 3,4,5,+6
Late 16 September 4:10AM BST Destiny of the Daleks pts 1,2,3,+4
Late 17 September 4:10AM BST City of Death pts 1,2,3,+4
Late 18 September 1:30AM BST The Creature from the Pit pts 1,2,3,+4
Late 18 September 3:55AM BST Nightmare of Eden pts 1,2,3,+4
19 September 5:35AM BST The Horns of Nimon pt 1
20 September 5:05AM BST The Horns of Nimon pts 2+3
Late 20 September 3:15AM BST The Horns of Nimon pt 4
Late 20 September 3:40AM BST The Leisure Hive pts 1,2,3,+4
21 September 5:20AM BST Meglos pt 1
Late 22 September 3:25AM BST Meglos pts 2,3,+4
Late 22 September 4:40AM BST Full Circle pts 1,2,+3
Late 23 September 4:10AM BST Full Circle pt 4
Late 23 September 4:35AM BST State of Decay pt 1
24 September 5AM BST State of Decay pts 2+3
Late 24 September 4AM BST State of Decay pt 4
Late 24 September 4:25AM BST Warriors' Gate pts 1,2,+3
Late 25 September 2:15AM BST Warriors' Gate pt 4
Late 25 September 2:40AM BST The Keeper of Traken all 4 pts
Late 25 September 4:20AM BST Logopolis all 4 pts
Late 1 October 4:25AM BST The Creature from the Pit pt 3
Late 2 October 4:10AM BST The Power of Kroll pts 3+4
Late 3 October 3:20AM BST The Invisible Enemy all 4 pts
end of classic series run, for sure.
(All times 1 hour later on UKTV Gold + 1, UKTV Gold + 1 becomes new channel Watch on 7 October, Watch will air Torchwood and is the most likely cable home for new Doctor Who after UKTV Gold flips to all comedy. This channel will be renamed Gold.)
Monday 7AM and 4PM BST 2-12 Army of Ghosts pt 1 of 2
Tuesday 7AM and 4PM BST 2-13 Doomsday pt 2 of 2 (end of weekday run)

Late 13 September 12:10AM, Late 28 September 12:50AM BST 2-02 Tooth and Claw
Late 14 September 12:45AM BST 2-08 The Impossible Planet pt 1 of 2 (no part 2)
27 September 1:35-2:55PM, 28 September 11AM-12:25PM BST 2-00 The Christmas Invasion
SciFi UK
All times 1 hour later on SciFi UK + 1.
September - Zip
October - Zero, Nada
SciFi Spain
New Who added to lineup in mid-September. I do not know what this means for previous stations in Spain that have aired Series 1.
15 September 10PM, 16 September 4:20PM CET 1-01 Rose (start of New Who on SciFi Spain)
15 September 10:50PM, 16 September 5:05PM CET 1-02 The End Of The World
22 September 10PM, 23 September 4:20PM CET 1-03 The Unquiet Dead
29 September 10PM, 30 September 4:20PM CET 1-04 Aliens of London pt 1 of 2
BBC Entertainment Poland
Airs as Doktor Who.
Saturday 6PM CET 2-07 The Idiot's Lantern
Saturday 7PM CET 2-08 "The Impossible Planet" pt 1 of 2
Monday 9:15AM and 8PM and 1AM CET 2-11 Fear Her
Tuesday 9:15AM and 8PM and 4AM CET 2-12 Army of Ghosts pt 1 of 2
Wednesday 9:15AM and 8PM CET 2-13 Doomsday pt 2 of 2 (late showing
pre-empted for Series 1 marathon)
Series 1 marathon:
Wednesday 10PM and 3AM CET 1-09 The Empty Child pt 1 of 2
Wednesday 11PM and 4AM CET 1-10 The Doctor Dances pt 2 of 2
Late Wednesday Midnight and 5AM CET 1-11 Boom Town
Late Wednesday 1AM CET 1-12 Bad Wolf pt 1 of 2
Late Wednesday 2AM CET 1-13 The Parting of the Ways pt 2 of 2
Thursday 9:15AM and 8PM and 1AM CET 1-01 Rose
Friday 9:15AM and 8PM and 1AM CET 1-02 The End Of The World
TV4 Science Fiction
Digital SciFi station.
Monday 1:45PM CET The Seeds of Doom pt 2 of 6
Monday 2:10PM CET The Seeds of Doom pt 3 of 6
Monday 5:05PM, Late Monday Midnight and 2:30AM, Tuesday 1:45PM
CET The Seeds of Doom pt 4 of 6
Monday 5:30PM, Late Monday 12:30AM and 2:55AM, Tuesday 2:10PM
CET The Seeds of Doom pt 5 of 6
Tuesday 5:05PM, Late Tuesday Midnight and 2:25AM, Wednesday 1:45PM
CET The Seeds of Doom pt 6 of 6
Classic Season 13, Episodes 22 through 26. Doctor: Tom Baker.
Tuesday 5:30PM, Late Tuesday 12:30AM and 2:50AM, Wednesday 2:10PM
CET The Masque of Mandragora pt 1 of 4
Wednesday 5:05PM, Late Wednesday Midnight and 2:25AM, Thursday 1:45PM
CET The Masque of Mandragora pt 2 of 4
Wednesday 5:30PM, Late Wednesday 12:30AM and 2:50AM, Thursday 2:10PM
CET The Masque of Mandragora pt 3 of 4
Thursday 5:05PM, Late Thursday Midnight and 2:30AM, Friday 1:45PM
CET The Masque of Mandragora pt 4 of 4
Classic Season 14, Episodes 1 through 4. Doctor: Tom Baker.
Thursday 5:30PM, Late Thursday 12:30AM and 2:55AM, Friday 2:10PM
CET The Hand Of Fear pt 1 of 4
Friday 5:05PM, Late Friday Midnight and 2:30AM CET The Hand Of Fear
pt 2 of 4
Friday 5:30PM, Late Friday 12:30AM and 2:55AM CET The Hand Of Fear
pt 3 of 4
Classic Season 14, Episodes 5 through 7. Doctor: Tom Baker.
Saturday 10AM EET 2-01 New Earth
Saturday 13 September 9:55AM EET 2-02 Tooth and Claw
BBC Prime
Who Series 1 and 2; Doctor Who Confidential Cut Down
Adjust for local time, which could vary by several hours. While BBC
Prime Africa is being converted to other BBC Channels in September,
this version of BBC Prime will remain. It is expected that the BBC
will gradually pick more regions to convert to their new channels,
with BBC Prime leaving those areas.
Saturday 7PM and Midnight CET 2-13 Doomsday pt 2 of 2 (end of
current run)
Saturday 7:50PM and 12:50AM CET DWC 2-13 Finale
Showtime Arabia
ShowSeries 1 (all airings 2 hours earlier on ShowSeries 1 Extra) -
Series 3 Repeat Run
Monday 6PM and 1AM KSA 3-05 Evolution of the Daleks pt 2 of 2
15 September 6PM and 1AM KSA 3-06 The Lazarus Experiment
22 September 6PM and 1AM KSA 3-07 42
29 September 6PM and 1AM KSA 3-08 Human Nature pt 1 of 2
6 October 6PM and 1AM KST 3-09 The Family of Blood pt 2 of 2
ASIA (regional channel):
BBC Entertainment
All times Thailand - adjust for local time zone. Subtitles available
in Chinese, Korean, and Thai.
Late Saturday 1:15AM, Sunday 12:25PM and 3:55PM DWC 2-09 "Religion
and Myth"
Sunday 3:05PM 2-09 The Satan Pit pt 2 of 2
Monday 7:50PM and 10:40PM, Tuesday 7:45AM and 12:10PM and 7:50PM and
10:40PM, Wednesday 8:35AM and 12:15PM, Thursday 6:30PM and 9:50PM,
Friday 8:35AM, 14 September 11:30AM and 3:55PM DWC 2-10 "The New
World Of Doctor Who"
Tuesday 7PM and 9:50PM and 2:20AM, Wednesday 7:45AM and 11:25AM, 14
September 3:05PM 2-10 Love & Monsters
Friday 12:15PM, 15 September 11:20AM and 9:50PM and 2:05AM, 16
September 8:35AM and 12:15PM and 7:45PM and 10:40PM, 17 September
8:30AM and 12:15PM, 18 September 11:20AM, 21 September 3:50PM DWC 2-
11 The Fright Stuff
16 September 7PM and 9:50PM and 2:25AM, 17 September 7:45AM and
11:25AM, 21 September 3:05PM 2-11 Fear Her
22 September 9:50PM and 2:05AM, 23 September 11:25AM and 7:45PM and
10:40PM and 2:55AM, 27 September 12:25PM, 28 September 11:35AM and
3:50PM DWC 2-12 Welcome to Torchwood
23 September 7PM and 9:55PM and 2:10AM, 24 September 7:50AM and
11:25AM, 28 September 3:05PM 2-12 Army of Ghosts pt 1 of 2
UKTV Australia
All times 2 hours later on UKTV + 2. Times listed are Australian Eastern. BBC Worldwide has purchased full control in UKTV Australia, and it will be one of 5 BBC managed channels on Australian pay TV.
Tuesday 7:30PM, Saturday 13 September 7PM AEST 3-10 Blink
Tuesday 8:20PM, Saturday 13 September 7:50PM AEST DWC 3-10 Do You Remember the First Time? (directed and hosted by David Tennant)

16 September 7:30PM, 20 September 7PM AEST 3-11 Utopia pt 1 of 3
16 September 8:20PM, 20 September 7:50PM AEST DWC 3-11 'Ello 'Ello 'Ello
23 September 7:30PM, 27 September 7PM AEST 3-12 The Sound of Drums pt 2 of 3
23 September 8:20PM, 27 September 7:50PM AEST DWC 3-12 The Saxon Mystery
30 September 7:30PM AEST 3-13 Last of the Time Lords pt 3 of 3 (edited international version)
30 September 8:20PM AEST DWC 3-13 The Valiant Quest
BBC Kids
Classic Doctor Who and exclusive Canadian home of the Sarah Jane
Late Saturday 2AM EDT/11PM PDT The Ark In Space all 4 pts
Classic Season 12, Episodes 5 through 8. Doctor: Tom Baker.
Sunday 9PM and 4AM EDT/6PM and 1AM PDT Sarah Jane Adventures
5. Whatever Happened to Sarah Jane? both pts (60 minutes)
Late Sunday 2AM EDT/11PM PDT The Android Invasion all 4 pts
Classic Season 13, Episodes 13 through 16. Doctor: Sylvester McCoy.
Late 13 September 2AM EDT/11PM PDT Classic 16.04 "The Androids Of
14 September 9PM and 4AM EDT/6PM and 1AM PDT Sarah Jane Adventures
6. The Lost Boy both pts (60 minutes)
Late 14 September 2AM EDT/11PM PDT Classic 20.01 Arc of Infinity
Sarah Jane Adventures and Doctor Who are not on BBC Kids' fall
schedule. Trying to get information from BBC Kids on the future of
these shows.
16:9 widescreen digital, 16:9 letterbox analog Co-producer on Doctor
Who and Torchwood. "The Planet Of The Doctor"
exclusive CBC.CA documentary. 6 regular episodes and 1 special.
Approximately 90 minutes.
Wednesday 8PM, Midnight, and 3AM EDT 2-11 Fear Her
17 September 8PM, Midnight, and 3AM EDT 2-12 Army of Ghosts pt 1 of
24 September 8PM, Midnight, and 3AM EDT 2-13 Doomsday pt 2 of 2
1 October 8PM, Midnight, and 3AM EDT 3-00 The Runaway Bride (either
commercial free or heavily edited for 1 hour timeslot)
Late 8 October Midnight and 3AM EDT 3-01 Smith and Jones (8PM
showing pre-empted for Champions League Soccer)
15 October 8PM, Midnight, and 3AM EDT 3-02 The Shakespeare Code
22 October 8PM, Midnight, and 3AM EDT 3-03 Gridlock
29 October 8PM, Midnight, and 3AM EDT 3-04 Daleks in Manhattan pt 1
of 2
Series 4 premieres Friday 19 September at 9PM on the CBC (9:30PM
DirecTV 244 DirecTVHD 244 Dish 122 DishHD 122 16:9 Letterbox.
Series 4 - finished. Series 3 - regular repeat run. Series 1 and 2 - sporadic repeats. Repeat rights to Sarah Jane Adventures.
Tuesday 8AM EDT/PDT 1-01 Rose
Tuesday 9AM EDT/PDT 1-02 The End Of The World
Tuesday 10AM EDT/PDT 1-04 Aliens of London pt 1 of 2
Tuesday 11AM EDT/PDT 1-05 World War Three pt 2 of 2
Tuesday Noon EDT/PDT 1-09 The Empty Child pt 1 of 2
Tuesday 1PM EDT/PDT 1-10 The Doctor Dances pt 2 of 2
Tuesday 2PM EDT/PDT 1-12 Bad Wolf pt 1 of 2
Tuesday 3PM EDT/PDT 1-13 The Parting of the Ways pt 2 of 2
Friday 5AM EDT/PDT 3-10 Blink

19 September 5AM EDT/PDT 3-11 Utopia pt 1 of 3
26 September 5AM EDT/PDT 3-12 The Sound of Drums pt 2 of 3
3 October 5AM EDT/PDT 3-13 Last of the Time Lords pt 3 of 3 (edited international version)
10 October 5AM EDT/PDT - 1 episode
17 October 5AM EDT/PDT - 1 episode
24 October 5AM EDT/PDT - 1 episode
BBC America
DirecTV 264 Dish 135,879 Series 3 is correct 16:9 letterbox ratio
HD version of channel coming in 2008.
See Torchwood This Week for
BBC America's Torchwood schedule.
Saturday 6PM EDT/3PM PDT, Sunday 1PM EDT/10AM PDT 3-02 "The
Shakespeare Code"
Saturday 7PM EDT/4PM PDT, Sunday 2PM EDT/11AM PDT, 13 September 6PM
EDT/3PM PDT, 14 September 1PM EDT/10AM PDT 3-03 Gridlock
13 September 7PM EDT/4PM PDT, 14 September 2PM EDT/11AM PDT 3-
04 Daleks in Manhattan pt 1 of 2
20 September 6PM EDT/3PM PDT, 21 September 1PM EDT/10AM PDT 3-04/3-
05 "Daleks In Manhattan/Evolution Of The Daleks" omnibus movie version
27 September 6PM EDT/3PM PDT 3-05 Evolution of the Daleks pt 2 of 2
27 September 7PM EDT/4PM PDT 3-06 The Lazarus Experiment
Illusion TV On Demand
Doctor Who Classic Series.
September The Tomb of the Cybermen eps 3+4 of 4 only
Illusion TV is a service providing science fiction On Demand
programming to cable providers (no deals with satellite companies
yet). If your digital cable service has Illusion TV, all programming
is offered for free with commercials. See the website to determine if
your provider may offer this service. Based on the paucity of
information on the episodes airing, I guess they want you to get the
service before you know what you will be seeing.
People + Arts
Series 2 Repeat Run:
Wednesday 1PM EDT 2-11 Fear Her
17 September 1PM EDT 2-12 Army of Ghosts pt 1 of 2
This section is looking for currently in production, interesting
podcasts related to Doctor Who. If you think your webcast/podcast (or
somebody else's) belongs in this section, e-mail me.
Update before 6 September
Doctor Who: Podshock
Live Talkshoe broadcasts -
call in number (724) 444-7444 call id 23358
Weekly-ish chat show with US and UK Doctor Who fans done in podcast
format. Hosted by Louis Trapani, Ken Deep, and James Naughton, with
frequent contributions/co-hosting by Dave AC, Mike Doran, and a cast
of many. There is a feed for studio shows and for life shows.
- Newest episode on the enhanced feed at iTunes - Podshock #114.
Studio show. Recorded interview with Sylvester McCoy at Gallifrey
2008, review of the 1966 Hartnell story The Ark by Darth Skeptical,
extended review of Gallifrey by first time attendees.
American Who
Joey Reynolds' monthly online show with Doctor Who interviews and
June 2008 episode (delayed, will hopefully be online soon) - Mark
Strickson discusses Turlough, TV production, and the lessons learned
from John Nathan-Turner. (last new episode before Autumn 2008).
April 2008 episode - interviews with Anneke Wills (Polly on Doctor
Who), John Levene (Sgt. Benton and a Yeti on Doctor Who), and Dan
Harris' recap of the 2008 SciFi Sea Cruise.
March 2008 episode - interviews with Lisa Bowermen (head cat woman in
Survival, voice of Bernice Summerfield in the Big Finish audios),
Gary Russell (script editor of "Doctor Who" and "Torchwood", writer
for IDW Publishing's "Doctor Who" comics range), and Jarrod Cooper
("Hurricane Who").
Previous episodes still online:
October episode - interviews with Elisabeth Sladen (Sarah Jane, "The
Sarah Jane Adventures) and Carole Bannerman (sister to John "Captain
Jack" Barrowman)
August episode - interview with Mark Schuster, co-author of "The
Greatest Show In The Galaxy: The Discerning Fan's Guide To Doctor
That Sci-Fi Show
Joey Reynolds has announced that his online radio show on Ad Astra Radio will have a "Summer of Who". New episodes appear Saturday night and encore every 12 hours. Update before June 28 if the new information has arrived:
6PM EDT (and repeats) "Patrick Troughton and Jon Pertwee" (the KTEH interviews)
8PM EDT (and repeats) "Jessica Carney (William Hartnell's daughter)
(on Best of That Sci-Fi Show
DWO Whocast
Current episodes:
86, where the Whocast decided to get smart with a look at the history
and audios of Big Finish. Trevor seemed to lose control of the
proceedings early to the agent of kaos (Tony), but it all had a happy
ending with a quick review of The Sisterhood Of The (Travelling)
Flame - pants, along with many other titles that were discussed. If I
got the names of the hosts mixed up - sorry about that, Chief.
Coming this weekend - epiosde 87. Alas, it is probably too late to
match DWO Whocast's 86 up with Radio Free Skaro's episode 99 in a
crossover of 1960s spy comedy levels.
The Two Doctors
call in number (718) 664-9807
Jim Iaccino and Kenn Gold look at the latest SciFi broadcasts in the
US, with emphasis on fitting in Doctor Who, Battlestar Galactica,
and - right now - The Middleman. Everything is based on US premiere
dates rather than UK. Approximately 90 minutes per episode. Show airs
live with a text chat and can be downloaded later.
Current episode - August 31 (90 minutes).
Sunday 7 September 9PM PDT/Midnight EDT/Monday 5AM BST (90 minutes).
More Primeval talk and looks at the new fall scifi shows coming.
Tin Dog Podcast
Weekly UK based podcast looking at the latest in Doctor Who,
Torchwood, or Sarah Jane Adventures. New episodes ever 2 weeks or so.
Current episode - #69 - Episodes 5 through 8 of The Trial Of A Time
Lord (the Mindwar episodes) are reviewed, and the Tin Dog (Michael)
congratulates the winner of the award he was up for..
CIA - Cultdom In Audio
Live Talkshoe broadcasts
call in number (724) 444-7444 call id 30659
West, Dave AC, Colin, and other Doctor Who fans liked the live Doctor
Who: Podshocks so much that they wanted to keep talking afterwards.
The resulting show covers Doctor Who, anything else sci-fi related,
and can go wildly off in all directions. Chats open 15 minutes before
the scheduled start time.
August 31 episode - The two hosts with convention reports were unable
to call in, turning the episode into a strategy session to figure out
a topic for the next week.
Sunday 2PM EDT (11AM PDT, 7PM BST) - the first episode of September
Radio Free Skaro
The 3 Canadians get together on Sundays for about an hour or two or
more to discuss the latest in Doctor Who, Torchwood, and Sarah Jane
in a fairly amusing manner. Temporarily doing commentary on classic
Who stories courtesy of their Randomiser.
Current episode - #98 - The Curse Of Pela-Slog. With the aid of a 4th
Canadian, the team face their latest Randomiser choice - The Monster
Of Peladon. 1/2 the story is done this time, with the other 3
episodes saved for RFS episode 99. Every once in a while, they
actually discuss something on the screen.
Sunday or Monday - #99 - News and snark (recorded September 7)
followed by commentary on the last 3 episodes of The Monster Of
Peladon (recorded August 31). Alas, it is probably too late to match
Radio Free Skaro's 99 up with DWO Whocast's 86 in a crossover of
1960s spy comedy levels. Still, these are the more exciting episodes
of Monster Of Peladon and there's always the chance they will destroy
the randomiser for picking this gem for the final classic series
Coming soon - #100 - where Radio Free Skaro ditch the Randomiser and
begin full length commentaries on Series 4 (2008) episodes.
A Podcast Of Impossible Things
Cardiff-based Doctor Who fans get together to discuss the latest
Doctor Who and do a full length commentary on new Doctor Who episodes.
Current episode - 1.01 Rose (posted 6 August). To tide the time
till new Who, the Cardiff gang go back to 2005 to look at the
Eccleston episodes.
A Whovian's Quest
Jonathan Rainer is podcasting his experiences as he watches Doctor
Who. In original broadcast order. From 1963. Without a gap. Can he
pull it off?
Current episode - 9. Jonathan looks at Planet Of Giants, the start of
Season 2.
The Big Finish Podcast
Big Finish podcasts at least once a month to discuss their Doctor Who
and other projects (Sapphire and Steel, Stargate (!), Dark Shadows,
Bernice Summerfield, etc).
Current episode - Episode 1 of a new series of UNIT audios, starring
Nicholas Courtney as Alaistair Gordon Lethbridge-Stewart (possibly
not as retired as assumed). The rest of the episodes have to be paid
for. Next date for regular podcasts unknown.
Cliff And Stephanie's Doctor Who Fan Podcast
Current episode - 13 - Review of Planet Of The Ood (free)
Next episode - 14 - Review of Daleks In Manhattan/Evolution Of The
Daleks (paid subscribers only)
Cliff and Stephanie Ravenscraft review Doctor Who episodes on a
weekly basis. Start of new installments as they review Series 4,
skipping Voyage Of The Damned for now and focusing on the
Doctor/Donna episodes. is a network of podcasts on TV shows, daily life, religion,
and other issues that interest the 3 Ravenscrafts. Doctor Who Fan
Podcast becomes one of the pay programs in the network starting with
episode 12. The existing paying audience ranked Doctor Who dead last
in their interests (annoying the hosts who want to do the show but
are living off the revenue from their podcasts). If you subscribe to
their podcasts in order to hear the new Doctor Who episodes, be sure
to alert them that you are doing this. Half the episodes expected to
be free, half paid.
Tachyon TV
Note to Tachyon guys - the brand new episode on iTunes turned out to
be 1.2, an episode made in Fall 2007. Surreal choice. Thought you'd
like to know - especially if you did not tell iTunes to post it.
MMM Commentaries
Roving Australian podcasting gang. Some episodes are a discussion of
the latest sci-fi news, including Doctor Who. Other episodes are
commentaries on Doctor Who episodes, Star Wars films, some Stargate
stuff, and others. Currently on a Blake's 7 kick, but recent
commentaries on The Invasion Of Time and The Deadly Assassin are
TV Talk with Shaun O'Mac
Weeknights 6 to 8PM EDT (3 to 5PM PDT) [Friday 7PM EDT/4PM PDT]
Shaun O'Mac (of the Jericho "nuts" campaign) hosts a daily 2 hour
show covering all things TV. Doctor Who is usually discussed in the
2nd hour of the Friday show with Two Doctors co-host Kenn Gold.
Listen and chat live through the website with archives appearing
right after the show finishes.
On the Thursday 4 September episode around 1 hours, 20 minutes in,
Benjamin Elliott called in and reported on the new Big Finish season
of 8th Doctor episodes coming to BBC7, along with a (very) brief
explanation of how radio dramas are thriving in the UK and how to
tune in to the episodes when they run.
The Minute Doctor Who Podcast
Video podcast looking at Doctor Who projects. Episodes are usually
under 5 minutes long.
Current episodes - A 4 part Doctor Who retrospective on Series 4
(around 15 minutes in total) where the host looks at each episode and
compares it to the episodes from previous series. Guest starring a
Christmas tree.
Doctor Who Review Today
Live editions Late Fridays 1AM EDT/10PM PDT/6PM BST
Robert Carrie King reviews Doctor Who topics on this Talkshoe
program. Newest episode - Genesis Of The Daleks and Destiny Of The
Daleks DVD review. Expected to be divided into 2 shows for podcast
Stations that are not currently airing Who but may still have rights:
1) HUNGARY (airing as Ki Vagi, Doki?) - Cool TV Series 2 completed.
RTL Klub Series 2 Repeat Run halted, it appears.
2) JAPAN - BS-2 Series 1 and 2 Completed.
NHK 3 Series 1 and 2 Completed.
3) ISRAEL - Yes Stars
5) ROMANIA - TVR2 Current repeat run complete. Next airdate unknown.
6) BELGIUM (& The Netherlands): - een Network - Series 2 completed.
LaDeux - all episodes dubbed into French - Series 2 completed.
7) IRELAND - TV3 Series 1, 2, and Runaway Bride have aired.
8) NETHERLANDS - Nederland 2 - Series 2 completed.
9) DENMARK - DR 1 Series 1 Repeats Completed.
10) FINLAND - TV2 - No additional airdates at present
11) GREECE - Skai TV Series 3 completed. Removed from schedule.
12) SOUTH KOREA - KBS2 - Series 3 completed.
13) FRANCE - France 4 - Series 3 French version completed.
14) NORWAY - NRK3 Series 1 repeat run completed.
15) SOUTH AFRICA - SABC 2 The Sarah Jane Adventures Series 1 - not on schedule.
16) HONG KONG - ATV World - 3rd Series completed.
17) POLAND - TVP1 - Repeat run completed.
18) NEW ZEALAND - UKTV New Zealand - Repeat run completed.
19) SWEDEN - SVT 24 and SVT HD Series 1 Repeat Run. Episodes originally aired on SVT 2. SVT HD is presumably simulcasting SVT 24, as Doctor Who itself will only be SD 16:9.
20) UK - BBC Three Doctor Who Confidential First broadcaster of Doctor Who Confidential.
21) CANADA - Ztele Episodes dubbed in French. Series 4 premiere postponed from Fall 2008 till at least 2009. Next airdate unknown.
22) MILITARY - BFBS - nothing on the schedule
23) GERMANY - SciFi Germany Series 1 repeats dubbed in German. Next airdate unknown.
Pro 7
Dubbed in German. Series 1 and 2 completed.
Column continues in Section B ...
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