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Saturday 13th September 2008

Torchwood This Week - September 13, 2008
(posted 13th Sep 2008, 12:20pm - TWIDW post #0746)
Torchwood radio play - still online until Wednesday
September 13, 2008 - Vol 2, No 36
The weekly guide to Torchwood transmissions.
by Benjamin F. Elliott
Doctor Who schedule information is in This Week In Doctor Who .
Torchwood - Lost Souls - premiered on BBC Radio 4 this past Wednesday. 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. The episode remains available for
listeners around the world at the Radio 4 website until Wednesday and
there is a CD release. The episode can be downloaded for free, though
it is not clear if the download is permanent or temporary.
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. The conflict ends on 24 October when the series 2 finale airs.
UK - BBC HD begins an encore of the Pre-
Watershed Versions of Series 2 next Saturday at 7:35PM BST. These
episodes have some sex, language, and violence removed, as they were
intended for BBC Two pre-watershed viewing.
Corrections and updates are welcome at torchwood- , TWIDW on AIM, and thebfe on Yahoo Messenger.
Torchwood Website -
Australian Website -
BBC Radio 4
Listen again on Radio 4's website until Wednesday - Lost Souls
(world premiere). Looks like there is a download option as well -
also until Wednesday.
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.
Saturday 9:45AM, Sunday 5:10AM and 6:35AM and 2:30PM and 10:35PM and 3:55AM, Monday 9:55PM and 2:55AM CET 2-11 Alla deriva
Tuesday 9PM, Late Wednesday 1:40AM, Late Thursday 3AM, Late Friday 3:50AM
, Saturday 20 September 9:45AM, 21 September 7:10AM and 2:20PM and 10:35PM, Late 22 September 4:10AM, Late 24 September 1:35AM, Late 25 September 2:30AM, 27 September 9:20AM, Late 27 September 2:40AM, 28 September 1:20PM and 9:50PM CET 2-12 Frammenti (lots of airings over 2 weeks intead of 1 - hmm)
30 September 9PM CET 2-13 La fine e il principio
TV4 Plus
Sunday 11:20PM CET 2-11 Adrift
21 September 11:15PM CET 2-12 Fragments (65 minutes)
16:9 letterbox. Episodes only air once. Beware the episode descriptions on SPACE, as a big plot twist for Series 2 is revealed.
Friday 10PM EDT/7PM PDT/11:30PM Newfoundland 2-08 A Day in the Death (65 minutes)
26 September 10PM EDT/7PM PDT/11:30PM Newfoundland 2-09 Something Borrowed (65 minutes)
3 October 10PM EDT/7PM PDT/11:30PM Newfoundland 2-10 From Out of the Rain (65 minutes)
10 October 10PM EDT/7PM PDT/11:30PM Newfoundland 2-11 Adrift (65 minutes)
17 October 10PM EDT/7PM PDT/11:30PM Newfoundland 2-12 Fragments (65 minutes)
24 October 10PM EDT/7PM PDT/11:30PM Newfoundland 2-13 Exit Wounds (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. They will rest the show before airing a repeat run.
HD on Ztele HD, Dubbed in French. Series 2 airs Tuesdays 10PM plus repeats Fall 2008.
Torchwood expected to return after Jericho Season 2, and will have the same timeslots. Expected start date - Tuesday October 14 10PM EDT.
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 7PM and 11PM EDT/4PM and 8PM PDT 1-10 Out of Time
22 September 7PM and 11PM EDT/4PM and 8PM PDT 1-11 Combat
Network Ten HD
Series 2 Australian premiere run.
Monday 10:30PM 2-03 To the Last Man
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.
BBC HD Australia

Source is on Australian Western Time. Adjust for time zone. No accurate information right now. Episodes believed to air many times a week.
SciFi Russia
All times Moscow
Saturday 10:35PM, Sunday 8:05PM 2-02 Sleeper
Monday 9PM, Tuesday 8:05PM, Wednesday 10:35PM, Thursday 7:15PM, 20 September 10:35PM, 21 September 8:05PM 2-03 To the Last Man

22 September 9PM, 23 September 8:05PM, 24 September 10:35PM, 25 September 7:15PM, 27 September 10:35PM, 28 September 8:05PM 2-04 Meat
29 September 9PM, 30 September 8:05PM 2-05 Adam
NRJ 12
Series 2, episodes dubbed in French, expect slight cuts on bloodshed
Friday 8:45PM CET 2-05 Adam (new)
Friday 9:40PM CET 2-06 Reset (new)
Friday 10:30PM CET 1-03 Machine Fantome (encore)

episodes only seem to be airing once this year - tune in or miss them
BBC Entertainment
All times Thailand
Sunday 4:10PM 1-10 Out of Time
Monday 7:05PM and 10:05PM and 2:20AM. Tuesday 7:45AM and 11:25AM, 21
September 4:05PM 1-11 Combat
22 September 7:05PM and 10:05PM and 2:20AM, 23 September 7:55AM and
11:35AM, 28 September 4:05PM 1-12 Captain Jack Harkness
5 Octpber 4:10PM 1-13 End of Days (probably extra showings - check
closer to broadcast date)
Looks like Torchwood leaves the schedule at this point.
Wednesday 10:30PM 1-11 Combat
Skai TV
Late Monday 2:15AM EET 1-08 They Keep Killing Suzie
Thursday 11PM EET 1-09 Random Shoes

note to SKAI - still don't have the full week's listings up - though 4 days beats 1 1/2 days. Keep working at it.
BBC Entertainment
Torchwood premiere week! dubbed in Polish
Wednesday 11PM and 3AM, Thursday Noon CET 1-01 Everything Changes
20 September 7:35PM BST 2-01 Kiss Kiss, Bang Bang (pre-watershed
27 September 7:35PM BST 2-02 Sleeper (pre-watershed version)
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 2-05 Adam
22 September 7PM and 10PM and 1AM EDT/4PM and 7PM and 10PM PDT 2-06 Reset
People + Arts
Series 1 repeats.
Friday 1PM EDT 1-01 Everything Changes
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 - 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.
NETHERLANDS - SciFi - Series 1 repeats
CROATIA: HRT1/HRT2 - current run finished.
And other countries who I haven't seen identified yet
Thanks for reading. Until next week, take care.
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