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Saturday 20th December 2008

Torchwood This Week - December 20, 2008
(posted 20th Dec 2008, 3:36pm - TWIDW post #0789)
December 20, 2008 - Vol 2, No 50
The weekly guide to Torchwood transmissions.
by Benjamin F. Elliott
Doctor Who schedule information is in This Week In Doctor Who . Look next week
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Torchwood Website -
Australian Website -
SIC Radical
Series 1 - first run:
Saturday 3PM CET 1-01 Everything Changes
Sunday 7PM and 1:45AM, Tuesday 9:25AM and 10:20PM, Late Friday 3AM
CET 1-02 "Day One"
ASIA (Regional Channel):
BBC Entertainment
All times Thailand - adjust for local time zone. Subtitles available
in Chinese, Korean, and Thai.
Series 1 - First Run:
13 January 7:10PM and 9:55PM and 2:15AM, 14 January 8:30 and 11:45AM,
18 January 3:20PM 1-01 Everything Changes
20 January 7:10PM and 9:50PM and 2:25AM, 21 January 8:25AM and
12:10PM, 25 January 3:25PM 1-02 "Day One"
27 January 7:10PM and 9:50PM and 2:20AM, 28 January 8:35 and 11:55AM
1-03 Ghost Machine
BBC Entertainment
Series 1 - First Run:
14 January 10:30PM and 2:05AM and 4:15AM, 15 January 7:50PM 1-
01 Everything Changes
21 January 10:30PM and 2:05AM and 4:15AM, 22 January 7:50PM 1-02 "Day
28 January 10:30PM and 2:05AM and 4:15AM, 29 January 7:50PM 1-
03 Ghost Machine
SciFi Russia
All times Moscow
Sunday 8:10PM and 11:30PM 1-03 Ghost Machine
28 December 8:10PM and 11:30PM 1-04 Cyberwoman
4 January 8:10PM and 11:30PM 1-05 Small Worlds
11 January 8:10PM and 11:30PM 1-06 Countrycide
18 January 8:10PM and 11:30PM 1-07 Greeks Bearing Gifts
25 January 8:10PM and 11:30PM 1-08 They Keep Killing Suzie
UKTV Australia
Series 2 coming in early 2009. Series 1 repeats. All times 2 hours later on UKTV +2.
Tuesday 9:30PM AEDT 1-08 They Keep Killing Suzie
30 December 9:30PM, 4 January 3PM AEDT 1-09 Random Shoes
6 January 9:30PM and 2:30AM, 11 January 3PM AEDT 1-10 Out of Time
13 January 9:30PM and 2:30AM, 18 January 3PM AEDT 1-11 Combat
20 January 9:30PM and 2:30AM, 25 January 3PM AEDT 1-12 Captain Jack Harkness
27 January 9:30PM and 2:30AM, 1 February 3PM AEDT 1-13 End of Days
Saturday 7:10PM GMT 2-13 Exit Wounds (pre-watershed version)
One hour later on Watch +1.
pre-empted over Christmas
3 January 9 and 11:55PM, 6 January 9PM GMT 1-08 "They Keep Killing
10 January 9 and 11:55PM, 13 January 9PM GMT 1-09 Random Shoes
17 January 9PM and Midnight, 20 January 9PM and Midnight GMT 1-
10 Out of Time
24 January 9PM and Midnight, 27 January 9 and 11:55PM GMT 1-
11 Combat
NRJ 12
Series 1 and 2 repeats, episodes dubbed in French, expect slight cuts on bloodshed
Saturday 7:40PM CET 2-07 Dead Man Walking
Sunday 7:40PM, Friday 7:40PM CET 2-08 A Day in the Death

27 December 7:50PM CET 2-09 Something Borrowed
28 December 7:45PM CET 2-10 From Out of the Rain
SPACE 16:9 letterbox. Episodes only air
once. Series 2 repeat run. 65 minute time slot.
Sunday 10PM EST (7PM PST, 11:30PM Newfoundland) 2-08 A Day in the Death
28 December 10PM EST (7PM PST, 11:30PM Newfoundland) 2-09 Something Borrowed
4 January 10PM EST (7PM PST, 11:30PM Newfoundland) 2-10 From Out of the Rain
HD on Ztele HD, Dubbed in French.
Series 1 Repeats.
Saturday 7AM, Late Saturday 2AM EST 1-10 Hors Du Temps
Saturday 27 December 7AM EST 1-11 Combat
3 January 7AM EST 1-12 Capitane Jack Harkness
Winter 2009 (midseason)
Mondays 8PM, Tuesdays 9AM and 1PM and 10PM, Wednesdays 5PM, Saturdays 4PM
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 8PM and 11PM EST/5PM and 8PM PST 1-10 Out of Time
29 December 8PM and 11PM EST/5PM and 8PM PST 1-11 Combat
Series 1 repeats
Monday 8:30PM and 11:55PM, Christmas Eve 10:10PM CET 1-07 Greeks Bearing Gifts
Monday 9:20PM and 12:45AM, Christmas Eve 11PM CET 1-08 They Keep Killing Suzie

29 December - episodes pre-empted by movies
5 January 8:30PM and 11:50PM, 7 January 10:10PM CET 1-09 Random Hoes
5 January 9:20PM and 12:40AM, 7 January 11PM CET 1-10 Out of Time
12 January 8:30PM and 12:40AM, 14 January 10:10PM CET 1-11 Combat
12 January 9:20PM and 1:30AM, 14 January 11PM CET 1-12 Captain Jack Harkness
12 January 10:10PM and 2:30AM, 14 January 11:50PM CET 1-13 End of Days (end of run)
Series 1 and 2 repeats.
Late Saturday 1:30AM CET 1-10 "Perdidos En El Tiempo"
Late Saturday 2:30AM CET 1-11 "El Combate"
TV4 Science Fiction
Series 1 repeats now on the dedicated SciFi Channel
Sunday 9:30PM CET 1-04 Cyberwoman
Wednesday 9PM, 28 December 9:30PM CET 1-05 Small Worlds
Series 1 repeats
Monday 10:30PM and 5:05AM EET 1-06 Countrycide
People + Arts
Series 1 repeats.
Friday 1PM EST 1-02 "Day One"
BBC Entertainment
(not sure which time zone is being used)
Saturday 10PM and 1AM, Sunday 6AM, Friday 7PM, Late 27 December
Midnight, 20 January 7PM, 24 January 4PM 1-10 Out of Time
Late Saturday Midnight, Friday 6PM, 19 January 7PM, 24 January 3PM 1-
09 Random Shoes
Friday 2PM, 24 January 11AM 1-05 Small Worlds
Friday 3PM, 24 January Noon 1-06 Countrycide
Friday 4PM, 24 January 1PM 1-07 Greeks Bearing Gifts
Friday 5PM, 24 January 2PM 1-08 They Keep Killing Suzie
Late Friday Midnight, 27 December 10PM and 1AM, 28 December 6AM, Late
3 January Midnight, 21 January 7PM, 24 January 5PM 1-11 Combat
Late 2 January Midnight, 3 January 10PM and 1AM, 4 January 6AM, 22
January 7PM, 24 January 6PM 1-12 Captain Jack Harkness
Late 9 January Midnight, 10 January 10PM and 1AM, 11 January 6AM, 23
January 7PM, 24 January 7PM 1-13 End of Days
24 January 7AM and 11PM and 2AM, 25 January 7AM and (late) 2AM 1-
01 Everything Changes
24 January 8AM, 31 January 11PM and 2AM, 1 February 7AM 1-02 "Day One"
24 January 9AM 1-03 Ghost Machine
24 January 10AM 1-04 Cyberwoman
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 will
eventually start)
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.
AUSTRALIA - Southern Cross Ten
(Regional service that carries portions of Network Ten's lineup) -
Series 1 completed.
BBC HD Australia
The good news - there are finally searchable listings for BBC HD
Australia. The bad news - Torchwood Series 1 has finished airing
there. But we will be ready when Torchwood returns ...
Network Ten HD
Series 2 Completed.
MEXICO - Canal 22
Episodes air as 2 parters. Series 1 completed?
FRANCE - Jimmy - Series 1 completed.
USA - 1) BBC America
DirecTV 264 Dish 135,879 16:9 Letterbox format. Series 2 Completed.
Has bought Series 3. Next airdate unknown.
2) HD Net USA 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.
3) 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.
CROATIA - HRT1/HRT2 - current run finished.
SWEDEN - TV4 Plus - current run finished
ITALY - Jimmy - Series 1 and 2 completed.
ASIA - BBC Entertainment All times
Thailand - Series 1 completed.
GREECE: - Skai TV - current run finished.
pulled after Meat. 9 episodes remain in Series 2. Unknown if TV2
bought Series 3.
POLAND - BBC Entertainment
dubbed in Polish. Series 1 completed.
Series 1 repeats completed. Next airdate unknown.
And other countries who I haven't seen identified yet
Thanks for reading. Until next week, take care.
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