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This Week In Doctor Who - June 23, 2004

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    THIS WEEK IN DOCTOR WHO - June 23, 2004 by Benjamin F. Elliott Vol 7, No 25 http://groups.yahoo.com/group/thisweekindoctorwho
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      THIS WEEK IN DOCTOR WHO - June 23, 2004
      by Benjamin F. Elliott
      Vol 7, No 25
      http://groups.yahoo.com/group/thisweekindoctorwho
      thisweekindoctorwho-subscribe@yahoogroups.com

      Doctor Who makes a one night return to over the air TV in the UK
      this week. Saturday 26 June sees BBC Four
      http://www.bbc.co.uk/bbcfour present The Web Of Fear episode 1 at
      8:50PM, part of the Summer In The Sixties theme month and a sci-fi
      fantasy theme night. This is the first appearance of a Doctor Who
      episode on an over the air BBC channel since Genesis Of The Daleks
      episode 6 on BBC Two in 2000. The rarely seen episode of Web Of Fear
      will be providing an example of 1960s sci-fi.

      BBC Four is a digital over the air channel in the UK. It requires a
      digital tuner, Freeview, digital cable, or Sky Digital to see it.
      BBC One http://www.bbc.co.uk/bbcone , the primary channel, will be
      airing the new Doctor Who series in 2005 (premiere date not known
      yet)

      July 5 - Tom Baker stories return on BBC Kids in Canada..

      Upcoming air dates of the 1996 Doctor Who TV Movie on the Starz!
      Encore Movie Pack:
      Tuesday 29 June 2:40PM EDT East Feed / PDT West Feed - Mystery

      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: Billie Piper
      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:

      BBC http://www.bbc.co.uk/cult/doctorwho
      http://www.bbc.co.uk/cult/doctorwho/shada
      "Shada" - starring Paul McGann and Lalla Ward. Remake of the classic
      unfinished Douglas Adams story. Episodes 1, 2,+ 3 now online.
      Episode 4 returns at Noon BST on June 29.
      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.

      American Who http://www.americanwho.net
      Now an online exclusive show with new episodes roughly every two
      weeks. Upcoming guests:
      July 1 - Liz Sladen (Sarah Jane Smith).
      July 15 - Jon Pertwee tribute.
      July 29 - Lars Pearson of Mad Norwegian Press and the I, Who guides.
      Episodes currently available online:
      http://www.interstellartransmissions.com/amwho/61804.mp3
      The first show back to internet exclusive. 90 minute commercial free
      installment. "Time And Relative Dissertations In Space", a
      conference at the University of Manchester, is being held by Dr.
      David Butler of the university - he gets interviewed. Also, the
      complete version of the Katy Manning interview.
      http://archives.warpradio.com/btr/SciFi/060704.mp3
      http://archives.warpradio.com/btr/SciFi/053105.mp3 (commercial free
      version)
      Katy Manning is interviewed at United Fan Con 2003 (first part of
      what was going to be a 2 part interview). Also, the casting of
      Billie Piper as Rose Tyler.
      http://archives.warpradio.com/btr/SciFi/052405.mp3
      A tribute to Anthony Ainley (1932 - 2004), the Master in the 80s
      Doctor Who stories. Paul Vanezis gives his thoughts.
      http://archives.warpradio.com/btr/SciFi/051005.mp3
      Michael Sheard is the guest.

      Sci-Fi Overdrive http://www.scifioverdrive.com
      on Business Talk Network http://www.businesstalkradio.net
      Late Sun/Early Mon 2-5AM EDT (11PM-2AM PDT, 7-10AM BST, 4-7PM AEST)
      Live Stream http://www.warpradio.com/popTuner.asp?id=14085
      Hour 1 - news & comment. Hour 2 - Holly Black & Tony DiTerlizzi on
      the book series "The Spiderwick Chronicles". Hour 3 - Barry Lyga of
      Diamond Comic Distributors discusses Free Comic Book Day (July 3).

      THE FIRST 40 YEARS:

      UK:

      BBC Four http://www.bbc.co.uk/bbcfour
      Saturday 8:50PM BST "The Web Of Fear" ep 1 of 6
      Series 5, Episode 23. Doctor: Pat Troughton. Last seen on over the
      air UK telly in 1968. After being nearly sucked out into space and
      having an unfriendly encounter with a space web, the 2nd Doctor,
      Jamie, and Victoria arrive on Earth. But London is deserted. Signs
      indicate that residents fled in terror. The Doctor and company are
      about to find out why. Airs as part of BBC Four's Summer In The
      Sixties programming. All of this Saturday night's lineup has a sci-
      fi and fantasy theme. Episodes 2 through 6 of this story have been
      lost since the 1970s.

      UKTV Gold http://www.ukgold.tv http://www.onthebox.com/partner/otb
      Saturday 7:10-9AM BST "Nightmare Of Eden" movie
      Series 17, Episodes 13 through 16. Doctor: Tom Baker. The 4th
      Doctor, Romana, and K9 investigate a space traffic accident. Somehow
      two ship have crossed dimensions and gotten lodged in each other.
      More worrying than the attack on the theories of Physics are the
      strange behaviors of people on the larger ship, and the sudden
      increase in mysterious death.
      Sunday 7:05-9AM BST "The Horns Of Nimon" movie
      Series 16, Episodes 17 through 20. Doctor: Tom Baker. A black hole
      where it doesn't belong leads the TARDIS crew to Skonnos, home to a
      decaying empire promised new life by the bull-like Nimon.

      UKTV Gold + 1
      Saturday 8:10-10AM BST "Nightmare Of Eden" movie
      Sunday 8:05-10AM BST "The Horns Of Nimon" movie

      AUSTRALIA:

      ABC http://www.abc.net.au/tv
      Thursday 6:04PM "The Daemons" ep 5 of 5
      Series 8, Episode 25. Doctor: Jon Pertwee. Azal finds the 3rd Doctor
      almost as tiring as the Master. He finds Earth tiring too. Who will
      get power? What will be destroyed? How went off to get a chicken
      sandwich.
      Monday 6:03PM "The Curse Of Peladon" ep 1 of 4
      Tuesday 6:04PM "The Curse Of Peladon" ep 2 of 4
      Wednesday 6:04PM "The Curse Of Peladon" ep 3 of 4
      Series 9, Episodes 5 through 7. Doctor: Jon Pertwee. Skipping over a
      Dalek story due to contract issues, ABC takes us to the second time
      the Time Lords took the 3rd Doctor on a mission through - time. The
      Doctor and Jo must impersonate the ambassadors from Earth at a
      critical point in negotiations between the peacefully violent world
      of Peladon and the violently peaceful Galactic Federation.

      CANADA/USA:

      BBC Kids http://www.bbckids.ca
      7 Days A Week 1 + 3:30AM EDT (10PM + 12:30AM PDT) - 2 episodes
      weekdays, full stories weekends)
      Wednesday "Four To Doomsday" pts 3+4 of 4
      Series 19, Episodes 7 through 8. Doctor: Peter Davison. The 5th
      Doctor learns why the Urbankans really want to come to Earth. Can he
      let Bigon be Bigon?
      Thursday "Kinda" pts 1+2 of 4
      Friday "Kinda" pts 3+4 of 4
      Series 19, Episodes 9 through 12. Doctor: Peter Davison. Arriving on
      a peaceful planet to give Nyssa time to recover, the TARDIS crew
      finds a snake in paradise.
      Saturday "Four To Doomsday" all 4 pts
      Series 19, Episodes 5 through 8. Doctor: Peter Davison.
      Sunday "Kinda" all 4 pts
      Series 19, Episodes 9 through 12. Doctor: Peter Davison.
      Monday "The Visitation" pts 1+2 of 4
      Tuesday "The Visitation" pts 3+4 of 4
      Series 19, Episodes 13 through 16. Doctor: Peter Davison. Tegan
      finally makes it to Heathrow Airport - 317 years early. Almost long
      enough to get through a modern security check. With no airport
      around, the TARDIS crew find themselves ensnared in an alien
      invasion of opportunity.

      STARZ Movie Channels - Mystery http://www.starz.com
      "Doctor Who" 1996 TV Movie
      Tuesday 2:40PM EDT East Feed / PDT West Feed
      Last chance for the moment to see the epic movie where the 7th
      Doctor died, the 8th Doctor was born, Earth was threatened at the
      end of 1999, and the Master finally learned how to drezz for the
      occasion. Paul McGann, Daphne Ashbrook, and Eric Roberts star. No
      July airings are scheduled on the Starz or Encore channels. August
      programming info will be online on July 1.

      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 Brain Of Morbius" pt 3 of 4
      Series 13, Episode 19. Doctor: Tom Baker. Professor Solon races to
      get a head - any head - on Morbius to enable his leader to live
      again and threaten the universe.

      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 "Revelation Of The Daleks" 4 ep version, pts 1+2
      Series 22, Episodes 12a through 12b. Doctor: Colin Baker. The 6th
      Doctor and Peri come to a desolate planet focused on burying the
      dead to pay their last respects to a friend. They find other old
      friends instead.

      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 Sea Devils" movie
      Series 9, Episodes 9 through 14. Doctor: Jon Pertwee. See KBDI
      Denver for story details.

      WCET Cincinnati, OH http://cetconnect.org
      analog 48
      digital 48-2 (34-2)
      Cincinnati DirecTV 48,909
      Cincinnati Dish 48,8356
      Saturday 11PM EDT "The Krotons" eps 1+2 of 4
      Series 6, Episodes 9 through 10. Doctor: Pat Troughton. The 2nd
      Doctor, Jamie, and Zoe arrive on a world where geniuses are called
      away to spend their lives with the Krotons. Zoe passes the tests -
      will the Doctor?

      WILL Urbana, IL http://www.will.uiuc.edu
      analog 12
      digital 9 - not on air
      Champaign Dish 12,7407
      Saturday 11:40PM CDT "The Visitation" pt 1 of 4
      Series 19, Episode 13. Doctor: Peter Davison. See BBC Kids for story
      details.

      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 DirecTV 32
      Omaha Dish 32,9146
      Sioux City Dish 27,7195
      Quad Cities Dish 36,7607 (not yet available)
      Saturday 11:35PM CDT "The Creature From The Pit" pts 1+2 of 4
      Series 17, Episodes 9 through 10. Doctor: Tom Baker. K9 unveils a
      new voice (David Brierly) as the TARDIS crew responds to a distress
      call from the planet Tigella. A distress call that seems to have
      been made by an eggshell. An eggshell for which the penalty to be
      anywhere near it is certain death.

      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 "The Sea Devils" eps 1+2 of 6
      Saturday 11PM MDT "The Sea Devils" eps 3+4 of 6
      Series 9, Episodes 9 through 12. Doctor: Jon Pertwee. Oil rigs are
      sinking in a pattern near a remote island where the Master is due to
      spend the rest of his lives. The 3rd Doctor and Jo want to make sure
      that the Master isn't taking part in the evil melee.

      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 "Terminus" pt 3 of 4
      Series 20, Episode 15. Doctor: Peter Davison. Nyssa is forced to
      take part in a dangerous treatment to fight Lazaar's Disease.

      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 "Doctor Who and the Silurians" eps 5,6,+7
      of 7
      Series 7, Episodes 9 through 11. Doctor: Jon Pertwee. The 3rd Doctor
      and Liz race to stop a Silurian created plague from wiping out
      humanity. Brigadier Lethbridge-Stewart, U*N*I*T, and the world react
      badly to being attacked by a plague.

      Thanks for reading. Until next week, take care.

      Doctor Who is a BBC Trademark. Copyright 2004.
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