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This Week In Doctor Who - April 28, 2004

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    THIS WEEK IN DOCTOR WHO - April 28, 2004 by Benjamin F. Elliott Vol 7, No 17 http://groups.yahoo.com/group/thisweekindoctorwho
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      THIS WEEK IN DOCTOR WHO - April 28, 2004
      by Benjamin F. Elliott
      Vol 7, No 17
      http://groups.yahoo.com/group/thisweekindoctorwho
      thisweekindoctorwho-subscribe@yahoogroups.com

      The weekly guide to known Doctor Who broadcasts worldwide.

      WYBE 35 Philadelphia, PA http://www.wybe.org is airing a Doctor Who
      pledge drive on May 15 from 8PM to Midnight. The second half of
      Vengeance On Varos and all of The Two Doctors will be included.
      Thanks to Xanta and others for the news.

      Upcoming airings of Daleks: Invasion Earth 2150A.D. on Showtime
      Greats in Australia:
      All airings Australian Eastern Standard Time:
      Late Tuesday 4 May - 12:10AM
      Early Sunday 9 May - 4:45AM
      Late Wednesday 12 May - 3:05AM
      Early Saturday 22 May - 5:25AM
      Late Monday 24 May - 2AM

      Corrections and updates are always welcome at thisweekindoctorwho-
      owner@yahoogroups.com , bfelliott@... , TWIDW on AOL IM ,
      and thebfe on Yahoo Messenger. Here are the listings:

      THE SECOND 40 YEARS:

      DOCTOR WHO
      Doctor: Christopher Eccleston
      Rose Tyler: TBA
      Written by: Russell T. Davies (8 episodes), Steven Moffatt (2
      episodes), Paul Cornell (1 episode), Rob Shearman (1 episode), Mark
      Gattiss (1 episode)
      Original Aspect Ratio: 16:9
      Premieres: 2005 (date TBA)
      Total episodes for first series: 13
      First broadcaster - BBC One
      45 minute episodes

      RADIO/INTERNET:

      BBCi http://www.bbc.co.uk/cult/doctorwho
      http://www.bbc.co.uk/cult/doctorwho/shalka
      "The Scream Of The Shalka" - Richard E. Grant is The Doctor in a
      fully animated 6 episode story. The Shalka prepare to conquer the
      Earth from below. Unfortunately for them, the Doctor is back.
      http://www.bbc.co.uk/cult/doctorwho/realtime
      "Real Time" - starring Colin Baker and the Cybermen. 6 episode
      illustrated audio tale. The 6th Doctor and Evelyn Smythe research a
      temple that has been yanking scientists out of time. The secrets of
      the temple threaten the future and past of two species. Viewer
      discretion advised for the illustrations of episodes 4 through 6.

      American Who http://www.americanwho.net
      Next episode May 3 at 5AM EDT. Existing episodes:
      http://archives.warpradio.com/btr/SciFi/042605.mp3
      Doctor Who news and an interview with Colin Baker.
      http://archives.warpradio.com/btr/SciFi/041204.mp3
      http://archives.warpradio.com/btr/SciFi/041205.mp3
      Two Hour Easter Special Edition. An extended interview with Barry
      Letts, along with a few surprises. Barry discusses being producer
      from 1970 to 1974, casting Tom Baker, being executive producer, and
      more.
      http://archives.warpradio.com/btr/SciFi/032905.mp3
      Arnold T. Blumberg discusses the casting of Christopher Eccleston as
      The Doctor.
      http://archives.warpradio.com/btr/SciFi/031505.mp3
      Charles Martin discusses the writers for the new series.
      http://archives.warpradio.com/btr/SciFi/030105.mp3
      Frazer Hines (Jamie McCrimmon in the 2nd Doctor stories) remembers
      Patrick Troughton.

      Sci-Fi Overdrive http://www.scifioverdrive.com
      on Business Talk Network http://www.businesstalkradio.net
      Late Sun/Early Mon 2-6AM EDT (11PM-3AM PDT, 7-11AM BST, 4-8PM AEST)
      Live Stream http://www.warpradio.com/popTuner.asp?id=14085
      Hour 1 - news & comment. Hour 2 - news & comment/Hugo Nominations.
      Hour 3 - Donna Shirley, Director of Science Fiction Museum & Hall Of
      Fame. Hour 4 - Maurice LaMarche (Tipping The Rift) and the producers
      of Scare Tactics - rerun.

      THE FIRST 40 YEARS:

      UK:

      UKTV Gold http://www.ukgold.tv http://www.onthebox.com/partner/otb
      Pre-empted for another Carry On movie marathon. Doctor Who returns
      May 8.

      UKTV Gold + 1
      Pre-empted on a one hour delay.

      AUSTRALIA:

      ABC http://www.abc.net.au/tv http://www.varos.net/drwho/
      Thursday 6:04PM "Terror Of The Autons" ep 1 of 4
      Monday 6:04PM "Terror Of The Autons" ep 2 of 4
      Tuesday 6:06PM "Terror Of The Autons" ep 3 of 4
      Wednesday 6:06PM "Terror Of The Autons" ep 4 of 4
      Series 8, Episodes 1 through 4. Doctor: Jon Pertwee. The Master, an
      old rival of the Doctor, comes to Earth and allies with the Autons
      in hopes of conquest. This sounds like the beginning of a beautiful
      rivalry. With Roger Delgado as The Master, Katy Manning as Jo Grant,
      and Richard Franklin as Capt. Mike Yates. ABC will not air
      colourized material (regardless of the circumstance) at this time,
      so these episodes are in black & white.

      Showtime Greats http://www.showtimeaustralia.com/flash.html
      Late Tuesday 12:10AM AEST "Daleks: Invasion Earth 2150A.D." 1966
      movie
      Remake of "The Dalek Invasion Of Earth". Dr. Who's eccentric TARDIS
      takes his family (and a dazed policeman) to Earth in the 22nd
      Century, when the Daleks have conquered humanity. Showtime Greats
      will air the movie several times this month.

      CANADA/USA:

      BBC Kids http://www.bbckids.ca
      7 Days A Week 1 + 3:30AM EST (10PM + 12:30AM PST) - 2 episodes
      weekdays, full stories weekends) (EDT and PDT from Sunday)
      Wednesday "Frontios" pts 1+2 of 4
      Thursday "Frontios" pts 3+4 of 4
      Series 21, Episodes 7 through 10. Doctor: Peter Davison. At the end
      of the universe, the 5th Doctor, Tegan, and Turlough find the
      survivors of humanity cowering in caves, facing meteor storms from
      above and body snatching from below.
      Friday "Planet Of Fire" pts 1+2 of 4
      Series 21, Episodes 13 through 14. Doctor: Peter Davison.
      Perpeguillium Brown's vacation takes a downward turn when her
      stepdad takes her money, she gets inadvertently shanghaied by
      aliens, and a psycho robot impersonates both her stepfather and an
      evil bearded man who insists on being called Master.
      Saturday "Kinda" all 4 pts
      Series 19, Episodes 9 through 12. Doctor: Peter Davison. Nyssa's
      recuperation leaves the 5th Doctor, Tegan, and Adric without their
      sensitive mediator when they finally land on a planet where one
      would do them some good. The human colonists are cracking up, the
      natives seem perpetually cracked, and a sinister force plans to
      conquer the planet through the mind of Tegan.
      Sunday "The Visitation" all 4 pts
      Series 19, Episodes 13 through 16. Doctor: Peter Davison. The TARDIS
      makes it to Heathrow Airport in time for Tegan's flight. Well, about
      317 years early, give or take an hour. Three Terrileptils have taken
      over the minds of villagers, setting the stage for an invasion force.
      Monday "Planet Of Fire" pts 3+4 of 4
      Series 21, Episodes 15 through 16. Doctor: Peter Davison. Kamelion
      and Turlough make fateful choices regarding their futures.
      Meanwhile, the planet Sarn hangs on the brink of destruction.
      Tuesday "The Caves Of Androzani" pts 1+2 of 4
      Series 21, Episodes 17 through 18. Doctor: Peter Davison. The 5th
      Doctor and Peri land on another unstable planet, where gun runners
      battle androids in a grudge fight over the precious mineral Spectrox.

      NHPTV New Hampshire http://www.nhptv.org
      analog 11, 49, 52
      digital 11-2 (57-2), 49-2 (48-2), 52-2 (49-2)
      Boston DirecTV 11,955
      Boston Dish 11,8781
      Saturday 11PM EDT "The Android Invasion" pt 3 of 4
      Series 13, Episode 15. Doctor: Tom Baker. The 4th Doctor tries to
      find the real Sarah and the real Earth before the Kraals can
      eliminate both. The Kraals prepare their invasion force.
      Pre-empted by auction next two weeks. The Android Invasion concludes
      May 22nd at Midnight.

      WYBE Philadelphia, PA http://www.wybe.org
      analog 35
      digital 35-1 (34-1)
      Philadelphia DirecTV 35,909
      Philadelphia Dish 35,8162
      Saturday 11PM EDT "Attack Of The Cybermen" 4 ep version, pts 3+4
      Series 22, Episodes 2a through 2b. Doctor: Colin Baker. The 6th
      Doctor and company travel to Telos, current base of the Cybermen.
      The Cybermen plan to conquer time with a stolen timeship and the
      Doctor's TARDIS. But they haven't bargained on the machinations of
      Commander Lytton. And coming May 15th - a Doctor Who pledge marathon
      from 8PM to Midnight.

      MPT Maryland http://www.mpt.org
      analog 22, 67, 31, 28, 62, 36
      digital 22-2 (42-2), 67-2 (29-2), 31-2 (44-2), 28-2 (56-2), 28, 54
      DC/Hagerstown, Baltimore DirecTV 22,980
      Baltimore Dish 22,8736
      Late Saturday Mid EDT "The Ambassadors Of Death" movie
      Series 7, Episodes 12 through 18. Doctor: Jon Pertwee. The black &
      white version. The 3rd Doctor and U*N*I*T help the British space
      program. Contact with astronauts returning to Earth has been lost.
      Evidence of an alien threat is being leaked. The Doctor smells a
      conspiracy.

      WCET Cincinnati, OH http://cetconnect.org
      analog 48
      digital 48-2 (34-2)
      Cincinnati DirecTV 48,909
      Cincinnati Dish 48,8356
      Pre-empted by auction. Doctor Who returns on May 8 with the
      conclusion of The Tomb Of The Cybermen.

      WILL Urbana, IL http://www.will.uiuc.edu
      analog 12
      digital 9 - not on air
      Champaign Dish 12,7407
      Saturday 11:40PM CDT "Four To Doomsday" pt 1 of 4
      Series 19, Episode 5. Doctor: Peter Davison. The 5th Doctor and
      company arrive on a spaceship run by a super-intelligent race of
      frogs.

      IPTV Iowa http://www.sffn.com/ http://www.iptv.org
      analog 11, 12, 21, 24, 27, 32, 32, 36, 36
      digital 11 (50), 45, 25, 18, 28, 33, 35, 35, 34 - not on air
      Des Moines DirecTV 11,474
      Des Moines Dish 11,9116
      Cedar Rapids Dish 12,9161
      Omaha Dish 32,9146
      Saturday 11:35PM CDT "The Power Of Kroll" pts 3+4 of 4
      Series 16, Episodes 19 through 20. Doctor: Tom Baker. Kroll has been
      awakened, and he's both angry & hungry. Will the refinery make a
      tasty snack? Is the Doctor indigestible?

      KBDI Denver, CO http://www.kbdi.org
      analog 12
      digital 12-1 (38-1)
      Denver DirecTV 12,910
      Denver Dish 12,8211
      Late Friday 12:30AM MDT "Colony In Space" eps 5+6 of 6
      Series 8, Episodes 19 through 20. Doctor: Jon Pertwee. The Master
      plans to steal the Doomsday Machine, while the IMC miners hope to
      eliminate all the farmers.
      Saturday 10:30PM MDT "The Daemons" eps 1,2,+3 of 5
      Series 8, Episodes 21 through 23. Doctor: Jon Pertwee. Early start
      time. A white witch's prophecies of doom are ignored until the
      Devil's End mound is opened, revealing a Demon, magic, and the
      Master. Could be color or black & white - both versions are
      available to stations. Episode 1 features a reference to BBC 3,
      which would not officially exist until 2003.

      KUED/KUEW-DT/KUES-DT Salt Lake City/St. George/Richfield, UT
      http://www.kued.org
      analog 7
      digital 7-1 (42-1), 18-1 (18-1), 19-1 (19-1)
      Salt Lake City DirecTV 7,982
      Salt Lake City Dish 7,8536
      Saturday 11:30PM MDT "Snakedance" pt 3 of 4
      Series 20, Episode 7. Doctor: Peter Davison. The 5th Doctor finds
      himself prime suspect of the government - as usual.

      KBTC/KCKA Tacoma/Centralia, WA http://www.kbtc.org
      analog 28,15
      digital 28-1 (27-1), 15-1 (19-1)
      Seattle DirecTV 28,910
      Seattle Dish 28,8620
      Saturday 7PM + 12:30AM PDT "The Krotons" eps 3+4 of 4
      Series 6, Episodes 21 through 22. Doctor: Patrick Troughton. The 2nd
      Doctor and Zoe impersonate Gonds to infiltrate the palace of the
      Krotons.

      Thanks for reading. Until next week, take care.

      Doctor Who is a BBC Trademark. Copyright 2004.
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