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This Week In Doctor Who - May 12, 2004

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  • Benjamin Elliott
    THIS WEEK IN DOCTOR WHO - May 12, 2004 by Benjamin F. Elliott Vol 7, No 19 http://groups.yahoo.com/group/thisweekindoctorwho
    Message 1 of 1 , May 12, 2004
      THIS WEEK IN DOCTOR WHO - May 12, 2004
      by Benjamin F. Elliott
      Vol 7, No 19

      On Monday the Independent newspaper in the UK ran an obituary for
      Anthony Ainley, the actor who played The Master throughout the 1980s
      and in a video game in 1997. Details at Outpost Gallifrey
      http://www.gallifreyone.com .

      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 the first two thirds of The Two Doctors are

      The American Who http://www.americanwho.net radio show will air a
      tribute to Anthony Ainley on May 24th in its regular time slot (5AM
      Eastern US Time - 4th hour of Sci-Fi Overdrive). Beginning with that
      installment, American Who will air weekly instead of every two weeks.

      Upcoming airings of Daleks: Invasion Earth 2150A.D. on Showtime
      Greats in Australia:
      All airings Australian Eastern Standard Time:
      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:


      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


      BBC7 http://www.bbc.co.uk/bbc7/
      Media Player Stream http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio/aod/bbc7_asx.shtml
      Real Player Stream http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio/aod/bbc7.shtml
      Monday 6PM + Midnight BST "The Paradise Of Death" ep 1 of 5
      6PM archive
      Midnight archive
      Tuesday 6PM + Midnight BST "The Paradise Of Death" ep 2 of 5
      6PM archive
      Midnight archive
      Jon Pertwee returns as the 3rd Doctor in a 1993 radio drama, with
      Elisabeth Sladen as Sarah Jane Smith and Nicholas Courtney as
      Brigadier Lethbridge-Stewart. Mysterious deaths at a funfair lead
      the 3rd Doctor and company into an encounter with rather unpleasant
      aliens. BBC7 now archives programming in Real Player format for the
      week following broadcast. If you use the listen again links *before*
      the Doctor Who episode airs, you'll hear what aired in the slot at
      the same time last week.

      BBC http://www.bbc.co.uk/cult/doctorwho
      "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.
      "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
      A tribute to Anthony Ainley (1932-2004), the Master from the 1980s
      episodes, airs May 24. As of that week, American Who will begin
      airing weekly.
      Michael Sheard is the guest.
      An episode focused on Colin Baker.
      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
      Arnold T. Blumberg discusses the casting of Christopher Eccleston as
      The Doctor.
      Charles Martin discusses the writers for the new series.
      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
      Hours 1+2 - Sci-Fi News & Comment. Hour 3 - Ray Harryhausen
      discusses his new book. Hour 4 - interview with Mr. Skin (rerun).
      Next week, the 4th hour becomes American Who every week.



      UKTV Gold http://www.ukgold.tv http://www.onthebox.com/partner/otb
      Saturday 6-9AM BST "The Invasion Of Time" movie
      Series 15, Episodes 21 through 26. Doctor: Tom Baker. The 4th Doctor
      returns to Gallifrey and claims the Presidency of the Time Lords.
      This sets in motion a chain of events that could leave the powers of
      time and space in the hands of low rent alien invaders.
      Sunday 7-9AM BST "The Pirate Planet" movie
      Series 16, Episodes 5 through 8. Doctor: Tom Baker. The second
      segment of the Key To Time is on a planet that no longer exists. In
      its place is a planet who does not belong.

      UKTV Gold + 1
      Saturday 7-10AM BST "The Invasion Of Time" movie
      Sunday 8-10AM BST "The Pirate Planet" movie


      ABC http://www.abc.net.au/tv http://www.varos.net/drwho/
      Thursday 6:05PM "The Mind Of Evil" ep 5 of 6
      Monday 6:04PM "The Mind Of Evil" ep 6 of 6
      Series 8, Episodes 9 through 10. Doctor: Jon Pertwee. The Master's
      control over Stangmoor Prison begins to break down as the Keller
      Machine develops a desire to kill on its own.
      Tuesday 6:05PM "The Claws Of Axos" ep 1 of 4
      Wednesday 6:05PM "The Claws Of Axos" ep 2 of 4
      Series 8, Episodes 11 through 12. Doctor: Jon Pertwee. The Axon
      species makes contact with Earth, promising to end hunger and all
      human maladies. While U*N*I*T is focused on this new alien species,
      an American investigator hunts for the Master.


      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 "Kinda" pts 1+2 of 4
      Thursday "Kinda" pts 3+4 of 4
      Series 19, Episodes 9 through 12. Doctor: Peter Davison. Unique wind
      chimes place Tegan in a dream state where a being called Mara is
      able to contact her. With Tegan's hope, the Mara hopes to emerge and
      conquer all.
      Friday "The Visitation" pts 1+2 of 4
      Series 19, Episodes 13 through 14. Doctor: Peter Davison. Stranded
      on Earth, Terrileptils make the best they can. Conquer human minds,
      experiment with black death, etc.
      Saturday "Arc Of Infinity" all 4 pts
      Series 20, Episodes 1 through 4. Doctor: Peter Davison.
      Intergalactic identity theft. A being of anti-matter tries to assume
      the persona of the 5th Doctor.
      Sunday "Snakedance" all 4 pts
      Series 20, Episodes 5 through 8. Doctor: Peter Davison. The Mara,
      out for revenge after the events of Kinda, attacks Tegan's mind
      Monday "The Visitation" pts 3+4 of 4
      Series 19, Episodes 15 through 16. Doctor: Peter Davison. The 5th
      Doctor suffers a personal loss. The Terrileptils prepare for a trip
      to London.
      Tuesday "Black Orchid" both pts
      Series 19, Episodes 17 through 18. Doctor: Peter Davison. The 5th
      Doctor and company find themselves invited to a dinner party, where
      the Doctor finds himself accused of murder.

      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
      Pre-empted by auction this week. The Android Invasion concludes late
      Saturday May 22 at Midnight.

      WYBE Philadelphia, PA http://www.wybe.org
      analog 35
      digital 35-1 (34-1)
      Philadelphia DirecTV 35,909
      Philadelphia Dish 35,8162
      Pledge Night Marathon - times approximate.
      Saturday 8-9ishPM EDT "Vengeance On Varos" 4 ep version, pts 3+4
      Series 22, Episodes 4a through 4b. Doctor: Colin Baker.
      Saturday 9ish-Mid EDT "The Two Doctors" 6 ep version, pts 1,2,3,+4
      Series 22, Episodes 7a through 8b. Doctor: Colin Baker.
      (Note - WYBE's sketchy info implies that the Two Doctors episodes
      might air from 8 to 11PM instead, with Vengeance On Varos concluding
      at 11PM. Hard to tell.)

      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 "Terror Of The Autons" movie
      Series 8, Episodes 1 through 4. Doctor: Jon Pertwee. The Master - an
      old friend/enemy of the Doctor - comes to Earth in hopes of conquest.

      WCET Cincinnati, OH http://cetconnect.org
      analog 48
      digital 48-2 (34-2)
      Cincinnati DirecTV 48,909
      Cincinnati Dish 48,8356
      Sat 11PM EDT "The Dominators" eps 1+2 of 5
      Series 6, Episodes 1 through 2. Doctor: Pat Troughton.

      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 3 of 4
      Series 19, Episode 7. Doctor: Peter Davison.

      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
      Sioux City Dish 27,7195 (not yet available)
      Quad Cities Dish 36,7607 (not yet available)
      Saturday 11:35PM CDT "The Armageddon Factor" pts 3+4 of 6
      Series 16, Episodes 23 through 24. Doctor: Tom Baker.

      KBDI Denver, CO http://www.kbdi.org
      analog 12
      digital 12-1 (38-1)
      Denver DirecTV 12,910
      Denver Dish 12,8211
      Pre-empted by pledge drive.

      KUED/KUEW-DT/KUES-DT Salt Lake City/St. George/Richfield, UT
      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 "Mawdryn Undead" pt 1 of 4
      Series 20, Episode 9. Doctor: Peter Davison.

      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 Seeds Of Death" eps 3+4 of 6
      Series 6, Episodes 25 through 26. Doctor: Patrick Troughton.

      Thanks for reading. Until next week, take care.

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