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Broadcast: Wednesday 6th June 2007
2:03am-2:26am PDT (09:03 GMT) < > « »
Featuring: Simon Pegg, John Barrowman, Will Cohen, Phil Collinson, Russell T Davies, Christopher Eccleston, Neill Gorton, James Hawes, Steven Moffat, Billie Piper, Ernie Vincze, Richard Wilson

This episode goes behind the scenes of The Empty Child

Simon Pegg narrates a behind-the-scenes look at the new series of Doctor Who, following the production team, writers and cast as they bring the Time Lord back to the screen. A look at the special effects, including Rose's suspension from a barrage balloon, a state of the art spaceship and CGI effects that put gas masks in a terrifying new light.

Synopsis Source: Doctor Who Guide

Broadcast notes:

Timeslot includes break-out as part of a pledge evening.

Broadcast Source: TWiDW

Report from the This Week in Doctor Who Archive:

Saturday 2nd June 2007:
KTEH/KCAH San Jose/Watsonville, CA
analog 54, 25 digital .5 (KTEH only - KCAH-DT now simulcasts KQED)
San Francisco DirecTV 54,903
San Francisco Dish 54,8234
Monterey DirecTV 25
Monterey Dish 25,9190
No Saturday airing - they ran the Father's Day Saturday airing last week to make room for this weekend's pledge drive.
Tuesday 7-8:07PM, 1-2:07AM, 9 June 11:30PM-12:37AM PDT 1-09 The Empty Child pt 1 of 2 (Yup, it's the KTEH Doctor Who pledge night, and they want it to be special.) Premiere
Tuesday 8:07-8:30PM, 2:07-2:30AM, Late 9 June 12:37-1AM PST DWC 1-09 FX Premiere
Tuesday 8:30-9:38PM, 2:30-3:38AM,
Late 9 June 1-2:08AM PST 1-10 The Doctor Dances pt 2 of 2 Premiere
Tuesday 9:38-10PM, 3:38-4AM,
Late 9 June 2:08-2:30AM PST DWC 1-10 Weird Science Of Doctor Who Premiere
12 June - pre-empted for a marathon of Jeeves And Wooster