This Week In Doctor Who Spinoffs
January 2, 2010 - Volume 2, Number 1
The weekly guide to Sarah Jane Adventures and K-9 broadcasts, plus any extra matters.
by Benjamin F. Elliott
Poland - Disney XD is supposed to premiere the K-9 series TODAY. Sadly, we do not have a broadcast time, as we have no usable schedules to get information from.
Hungary/Czech Republic/Slovakia - the Disney Channel for these countries will reportedly start airing K-9 on Saturday 9 January. Trying to find a source of listings for this channel too.
Sarah Jane Stations:
BBC Kids http://www.bbckids.ca
Series 1 and 2 repeats
Monday 4:30PM and 7:30PM EST/1:30PM and 4:30PM PST 3a. "Eye Of The Gorgon" pt 1 of 2
Tuesday 4:30PM and 7:30PM EST/1:30PM and 4:30PM PST 3b. "Eye Of The Gorgon" pt 2 of 2
Wednesday 4:30PM and 7:30PM EST/1:30PM and 4:30PM PST 4a. "Warriors Of Kudlak" pt 1 of 2
Thursday 4:30PM and 7:30PM EST/1:30PM and 4:30PM PST 4b. "Warriors Of Kudlak" pt 2 of 2
Friday 4:30PM and 7:30PM EST/1:30PM and 4:30PM PST 5a. "Whatever Happened To Sarah Jane?" pt 1 of 2
11 January 4:30PM and 7:30PM EST/1:30PM and 4:30PM PST 5b. "Whatever Happened To Sarah Jane?" pt 2 of 2
12 January 4:30PM and 7:30PM EST/1:30PM and 4:30PM PST 6a. "The Lost Boy" pt 1 of 2
13 January 4:30PM and 7:30PM EST/1:30PM and 4:30PM PST 6b. "The Lost Boy" pt 2 of 2
14 January 4:30PM and 7:30PM EST/1:30PM and 4:30PM PST 7a. "The Last Sontaran" pt 1 of 2
BBC One http://www.bbc.co.uk/bbcone http://www.radiotimes.com
16:9 Widescreen Digital,14:9 Cropped Letterbox Analogue
Thursday 4:35PM GMT 6a. "The Lost Boy" pt 1 of 2
Friday 4:35PM GMT 6b. "The Lost Boy" pt 2 of 2
BBC HD http://www.bbc.co.uk/bbchd http://www.radiotimes.com
Not on schedule.
CBBC http://www.bbc.co.uk/cbbc http://www.bbc.co.uk/sja
Saturday 9 January 11:55AM, 14 January 5:45PM GMT 2a. "Revenge Of The Slitheen" pt 1 of 2
Saturday 9 January 12:25PM, 15 January 5:45PM GMT 2b. "Revenge Of The Slitheen" pt 2 of 2
BFBS 3 Kids:
Thursday 5:35PM CET 6a. "The Lost Boy" pt 1 of 2
Friday 5:35PM CET 6b. "The Lost Boy" pt 2 of 2
Saturday 9 January 12:55PM CET 2a. "Revenge Of The Slitheen" pt 1 of 2
Saturday 9 January 1:25PM CET 2b. "Revenge Of The Slitheen" pt 2 of 2
Nickelodeon Australia http://www.nickelodeon.com.au http://www.foxtel.tv
All times Australian Eastern.
Sunday 7:30PM 11b. "The Temptation Of Sarah Jane Smith" pt 2 of 2
Saturday 9 January 7PM 2a. "Revenge Of The Slitheen" pt 1 of 2
10 January 7PM 2b. "Revenge Of The Slitheen" pt 2 of 2
ATV World http://www.hkatv.com/v3/world/world.html
Sunday 5:30PM Either 2b. "Revenge Of The Slitheen" pt 2 (repeat) or 7b. "The Last Sontaran" pt 2 (first run)
10 January 5:30PM Either 3a. "Eye Of The Gorgon" pt 1 (repeat) or 8a. "Day Of The Clown" pt 1 (first run)
Disney XD Poland:
Postponed to "Early 2010". Start date unknown.
Postponed to "Early 2010". Start date unknown.
Coming in 2010. Network Ten in Australia and DisneyXD in the UK will air it. 26 episodes in this first batch. Starring John Leeson as the voice of K9. A launch trailer for DisneyXD in the UK included K9 clips. If a bunch of Disney XD branded channels start airing K9, this section will get very busy very quickly.
PBS Stations With Doctor Who Rights That Could Air Again:
A - BOUGHT SERIES THREE: (rights expire at date unknown)
1) WTVP 47.1 Peoria, IL http://www.wtvp.org/index.asp
Peoria DirecTV 47 DirecTVHD 47
Peoria Dish 47,7756
WTVP has the right to air Series 2 two more times before March 31, 2010. They have aired Series 3 twice.
B - BOUGHT SERIES TWO: (rights expire March 31, 2010)
1) UNC North Carolina 58.1,17.1,30.1,4.1,36.1,33.1 http://www.unctv.org
Some regions are now being carried in HD on DirecTV. Will update this - probably when the main channel schedules Doctor Who again.
Charlotte DirecTV 58,892 Charlotte Dish 4,8662
Greenville, SC DirecTV 33,892 Greenville, SC Dish 4,8190
Norfolk, VA DirecTV 2 Norfolk, VA Dish 2,7271
Florence, SC DirecTV 31 Florence, SC Dish 31,7845
Greenville, NC DirecTV 25 Greenville, NC Dish 19,7737
UNC has the right to air Series 2 for one additional cycle before March 31, 2010.
2) KVCR 24.1 San Bernadino, CA http://www.kvcr.org
Los Angeles DirecTV 24 Los Angeles Dish 24,8014
While KVCR's main viewing area is east of the Los Angeles area, it is considered in the LA Designated Market Area and both satellite services carry it as a Los Angeles local station.
Series 2 - 3rd Cycle Completed (well, episodes 8 to 12 were skipped the 3rd time). Next airdate unknown. Rights expire March 31, 2010.
3) West Virginia Public TV 33.1, 24.1, 42.1, 9.1 http://www.wvpubcast.org
Charleston DirecTV 33 Charleston Dish 33,7321
Clarksburg DirecTV 24 Clarksburg Dish 24,7915
Series 2 - 3rd Cycle Completed. Rights expire March 30, 2010. No sign of Series 3 being purchased.
Other stations that are not currently airing Who or Sarah Jane but may still have rights:
1) FINLAND - TV2 http://www.yle.fi/tv2
- No additional airdates at present
2) SWEDEN - SVT 24 and SVT HD http://www.svt.se
SVTB - Has rights to Sarah Jane Adventures in Sweden.
TV4 Science Fiction http://www.tv4.se http://www.tvplaneten.se
Digital SciFi station.
3) GREECE - Skai TV http://www.skai.gr
- Between seasons.
4) ICELAND - RUV http://www.ruv.is
- English with Icelandic subtitles - Series 1 and 2 completed.
5) ITALY - Jimmy http://www.jimmy.tv
- No repeats or new episodes scheduled at the moment.
6) DUBAI - Dubai One http://www.dmi.ae/dubaione/default.asp
More info needed. Doctor Who was seen airing on this station over Christmas.
7) SOUTH KOREA - KBS2 http://www.kbs.co.kr http://www.kbs.co.kr/2tv/enter/doctorwho/index.html
Primary language Korean, English language as secondary audio. 4th series completed.
8) CANADA - Ztele http://www.ztele.com/index.jsp
- Doctor Who episodes dubbed in French. Series 4 completed.
CBC TV http://www.cbc.ca/television http://www.cbc.ca/doctorwho http://www.dwin.org
CBC's over the air network was encoring the last set of episodes they bought. No episodes scheduled.
9) CROATIA - HRT2 http://www.hrt.hr
- Series 3 completed.
10) IRELAND - TV3 http://www.tv3.ie
- Has previously aired Series 1, 2, and The Runaway Bride.
11) MEXICO/LATIN AMERICA/SOUTH AMERICA - People + Arts http://www.tudiscovery.com
Series 3 Repeat Run completed.
12) POLAND - TVP1 http://www.tvp.pl
- repeat run completed.
13) HONG KONG - ATV World http://www.hkatv.com/v3/world/world.html
14) BELGIUM - LaDeux http://www.rtbf.be/ladeux
all episodes dubbed into French - Series 4 First Run completed.
15) USA - Syfy http://www.syfy.com http://www.syfy.com/doctorwho
DirecTV 244 DirecTVHD 244 Dish 122 DishHD 122 16:9 Letterbox.
16) SOUTH AFRICA - BBC Entertainment South Africa http://southafrica.bbcentertainment.com http://www.dstv.com
Thanks for reading. Until next week, take care.
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