THIS WEEK IN DOCTOR WHO - June 19, 2002
by Benjamin F. Elliott
Vol 5, No 25
Welcome to the weekly guide to Doctor Who on Television.
Doctor Who broadcast Online - sort of. BBCi's Doctor Who site has put some
of the recently discovered New Zealand censor clips on their website in
RealPlayer format. The clips are from episodes 2,4,+5 from The Web Of Fear
and episode 5 of The Wheel In Space. To see the clips, go to
CANADA - Fans of Doctor Who on BBC Kids http://www.bbckids.ca/
, take note.
Beginning Saturday, 6 July, the weekend omnibus Doctor Who broadcast times
will change slightly. Stories will still air at 3:30PM Saturdays and
Sundays, but the repeats will move to 10:30PM instead of 10PM. Weekday
airing times remain unaffected. The weekday episodes are now finishing
season 15 (new to BBC Kids) and are about to begin season 16 (also new to
BBC Kids). Their current package runs through The Power Of Kroll (5th story
in the 6 story Key To Time series), and BBC Kids will go back to season 12
with Robot on Monday 29 July. The weekend stories are in season 14 right
now, and will enter season 15 afterwards.
USA - Iowa Public TV http://www.iptv.org/
will reach more Iowans soon.
is reporting that KQCT 36 Davenport, IA,
currently a low-power repeater for Quad Cities Public TV, will become a full
power repeater for IPTV. Exact date unknown - and it is not mentioned on
IPTV's web site. KQCT's digital signal will be on channel 34 when it finally
goes on air, for those with digital TVs.
South America - Still need help from someone who has Uniseries
down there. What Doctor Who episodes are they
USA - The 1996 Doctor Who Movie (starring Paul McGann) is airing on the
Sci-Fi Channel http://www.scifi.com/
on Sunday, June 30 at 5PM Eastern. Use
the schedulebot to adjust for local time. Let's get Sci-Fi some record
ratings for this third airing of the movie and really confuse them.
Additions and corrections are welcome at
bfelliott3 on AOL IM, or thebfe on Yahoo Messenger. And now, the listings:
BBCi "Doctor Who Censor Clips"
Recently recovered clips from The Web Of Fear episodes 2,4,+5 and The Wheel
In Space episode 5. The clips were cut from the original New Zealand
broadcasts of these stories in 1970/1971, and right now the clips survive,
while the episodes are still missing.
Fri 7PM EDT (6PM CDT) "Interstellar Transmissions"
WWNN AM1470 Pompano Beach/Boca Raton, FL (Miami/West Palm Beach, FL)
WBYU AM1450 New Orleans, LA http://www.bayou1450.com
Joey Reynolds' weekly radio show for sci-fi news and interviews, broadcast
live over the internet on all 3 websites listed above. This week - Doctor
Who's not the only show that needs restoration work. Darren Gross, this
week's guest, has been working on restoring the Dark Shadows films "House Of
Dark Shadows" and "Night Of Dark Shadows". It's the 36th anniversary of the
famous horror soap opera.
The JNT Memorial broadcast archived at
UK Gold http://www.onthebox.com/partner/otb
Sat 7:10-9AM BST "The Face Of Evil" movie
Sun 7:10-9AM BST "The Robots Of Death" movie
Video On Demand. Now playing:
"Robot" all 4 pts
"The Ark In Space" all 4 pts
"The Sontaran Experiment" both pts
BBC Prime http://www.bbcprime.com
Wed Noon CET, Late Fri 12:35AM, Sat 4PM CET "The Greatest Show In The
Galaxy" pt 1 of 4
Thu Noon CET, Sat 4:25PM, Late Sun 12:30AM CET "The Greatest Show In The
Galaxy" pt 2 of 4
Wed Noon CET "The Greatest Show In The Galaxy" pt 3 of 4
TELE 5 Poland http://www.tele5.pl
Sat-Sun 9:30AM CET "Revenge Of The Cybermen" pts 1 - 2 of 4
Dubbed in Polish. When/if I can find listings which say what these episodes
are being titled in Poland, I will include the Polish titles here.
UKTV has ended its current run of Doctor Who, so for now TWIDW bids goodbye
to Australia. But keep an eye on http://www.varos.com/drwho/uktv
upcoming complete history of Doctor Who on Australian TV. Australia will
return to the column in time - it always does.
BBC Kids http://www.bbckids.ca
Weeknights 7:30PM, 10:30PM, 2AM, 4AM EDT (4:30PM, 7:30PM, 11PM, 1AM PDT)
*Weeknight episodes are NEW to BBC Kids. Weekends are reruns.*
Saturdays 3:30PM, 10PM EDT (12:30PM, 7PM PDT) - complete stories
Sundays 3:30PM, 10PM EDT (12:30PM, 7PM PDT) - complete stories
Wed-Thu "Underworld" pts 3 - 4 of 4
Fri "The Invasion Of Time" pt 1 of 6
Sat "The Hand Of Fear" all 4 pts
Sun "The Deadly Assassin" all 4 pts
Mon-Tue "The Invasion Of Time" pts 2 - 3 of 6
NHPTV New Hampshire 11,49,52 http://www.nhptv.org
Late Thu & Late Sat Mid EDT "Warriors Of The Deep" pts 3+4 of 4
WCNY/W59AU 24,59 Syracuse/Utica, NY http://www.wcny.org
Sun 5:30PM EDT "The Sontaran Experiment" pt 1 of 2
WQED/WQEX 13,16 Pittsburgh, PA http://www.wqed.org
DirecTV 13/947 Dish 8136
Late Sat Mid EDT "Earthshock" pt 4 of 4
WYBE 35 Philadelphia, PA http://www.wybe.org
DirecTV 35/909 Dish 8162
Sat 11PM EDT "The Deadly Assassin" pts 3+4 of 4
MPT Maryland 22,28,31,36,62,67 http://www.mpt.org
Late Sat Mid EDT "The Hand Of Fear" movie
WCET 48 Cincinnati, OH http://www.wcet.org
DirecTV 48/909 Dish 8356
Sat 11PM EDT "Black Orchid" both pts
WYIN 56 Gary, IN (Chicago, IL) http://www.chicagowho.com http://www.wyin.tv
Sat 11PM CDT "Terminus" pts 3+4 of 4
WILL 12 Urbana, IL http://www.will.uiuc.edu
Sat 11:15PM CDT "Image Of The Fendahl" pt 4 of 4
KAWE/KAWB 9,22 Bemidji/Brainerd, MN http://www.lakelandptv.org
Sat 8PM, Sun 11PM CDT "Terror Of The Zygons" pt 1 of 4
TPT 2 St. Paul, MN http://www.tpt.org
digital 16.5 (2.5) DirecTV 2/891 Dish 8576
Sat 11:30PM, Sun 5:30AM CDT "State Of Decay" pt 3 of 4
IPTV Iowa 11,12,21,24,27,32,32,36 http://www.sffn.com http://www.iptv.org
Sat 11:35PM CDT "Revelation Of The Daleks" 4 pt version, pts 1+2
KERA/K24AD 13,24 Dallas/Wichita Falls, TX http://www.kera.org
digital 14.1 DirecTV 13/889 Dish 8406
Late Fri 12:15AM CDT "Planet Of Evil" movie
KERA is airing stories in production order. The Android Invasion airs next
KBDI/K32EO 12,32 Denver/Colorado Springs, CO http://www.kbdi.org
DirecTV 12/910 Dish 8211
Late Fri 12:30AM MDT "The Awakening" both pts
Sat 11PM MDT "Planet Of Fire"? pts 1+2 of 4
KUED/KUES 7,39 Salt Lake City/Richfield, UT http://www.kued.org
digital 42 DirecTV 7/982 Dish 8536
Sat 11PM MDT "The Armageddon Factor" pt 1 of 6
KBTC/KCKA/K65BU 28,15,65 Tacoma/Centralia/Grays River, WA
DirecTV 12/910 Dish 8620
Sat 7PM, Late Sat 12:30AM PDT "The Five Doctors" pts 1+2 of 4
KTEH/KCAH 54,25 San Jose/Watsonville, CA http://www.kteh.org
DirecTV 54/903 Dish 8234
Sun 9:40-10:05PM PDT "Interview with Terry Nation" KTEH interview
Classic KTEH chat with Terry Nation, probably airing because KTEH is
currently airing Terry's series Survivors in the 10PM hour.
Sun 11PM PDT "Frontier In Space" pts 1+2 of 6
CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA:
Sun 9:30PM, Mon 4:30AM "" pt 4 of 4?
As of this writing, I can not find any listings that will say which episodes
are airing, or in what language. I'm serious, guys. We need to hear from
people in Argentina or neighboring countries with this channel.
Thanks for reading. Until next week, take care.
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