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This Week In Doctor Who - December 29, 2004

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  • Benjamin Elliott
    THIS WEEK IN DOCTOR WHO - December 29, 2004 by Benjamin F. Elliott The weekly guide to Doctor Who broadcasts Vol 7, No 52 Have a happy New Year. Relax. 2005
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      THIS WEEK IN DOCTOR WHO - December 29, 2004
      by Benjamin F. Elliott
      The weekly guide to Doctor Who broadcasts
      Vol 7, No 52

      Have a happy New Year. Relax. 2005 should be busy enough.

      Future airings of Doctor Who (1996 TV Movie) on the Starz!
      http://www.starz.com movie pack:
      Mystery:
      Wednesday January 5 9:15AM EST East Feed / PST West Feed
      Monday January 17 1:35PM EST East Feed / PST West Feed
      Friday January 21 3:05PM EST East Feed / PST West Feed
      Friday January 21 11:20PM EST East Feed / PST West Feed
      Tuesday January 25 8:40AM EST East Feed / PST West Feed
      MoviePlex:
      Friday January 21 4:05PM EST East Feed / PST West Feed
      Late Friday January 21 12:20AM EST East Feed / PST West Feed

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

      2005 AND BEYOND:

      DOCTOR WHO
      Doctor: Christopher Eccleston
      Rose Tyler: Billie Piper
      Mickey Smith: Noel Clarke
      Jackie Tyler: Camille Coduri
      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: March 2005?
      Total episodes for first series: 13
      45 minute episodes
      First broadcaster - BBC One http://www.bbc.co.uk/bbcone
      Overseas Sales
      1) CBC Canada http://www.cbc.ca/television
      2) Prime TV New Zealand http://www.primetv.co.nz
      Tie-In Series - Doctor Who Confidential - weekly on BBC Three right
      after each episode's premiere on BBC One.

      RADIO/INTERNET:

      BBC http://www.bbc.co.uk/cult/doctorwho
      http://www.bbc.co.uk/cult/doctorwho/webcasts/shada
      "Shada" - starring Paul McGann and Lalla Ward. Remake of the classic
      unfinished Douglas Adams story. 6 episodes long.
      http://www.bbc.co.uk/cult/doctorwho/webcasts/shalka
      "The Scream Of The Shalka" - starring Richard E. Grant as The
      Doctor. 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/webcasts/realtime
      "Real Time" - starring Colin Baker and the Cybermen. 6 episode
      illustrated audio tale. The 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.

      BBC 7 http://www.bbc.co.uk/bbc7
      Digital radio station in UK. Can be heard live online with
      RealPlayer or Windows Media Player. Archives on RealPlayer online.
      http://www.bbc.co.uk/bbc7/listenagain/sunday/rams/1800.ram
      http://www.bbc.co.uk/bbc7/listenagain/sunday/rams/0000.ram
      "The Paradise Of Death" pt 4 of 5 - archived online until Sunday 2
      January.
      Sunday 6PM & Midnight GMT "The Paradise Of Death" pt 5 of 5
      5th episode of Jon Pertwee's audio Doctor Who story from 1993. Time
      for a little revolution. From Monday 3 January this episode can be
      heard at the same links currently used for episode 4.

      American Who http://www.americanwho.net
      Current Episode:
      http://www.interstellartransmissions.com/amwho/112304.mp3
      Joey Reynolds notes 41 years of Doctor Who. Main feature - KTEH 54's
      1983 interview with Tom Baker about his life and Doctor Who.
      Future Episodes:
      12/29 - Barry Letts (encore broadcast) (delayed by technical
      problems, hopes to be online by January 1)
      1/15 - Terrance Dicks interview (new!)
      February - Jon Pertwee tribute (abridged repeat)

      Sci-Fi Overdrive http://www.scifioverdrive.com
      on Business Talk Network http://www.businesstalkradio.net
      Saturday 8-11PM EST (5-8PM PST) http://www.krradio.com (repeat of
      previous week's episode, online audio stream)
      Late Sun/Early Mon 2-5AM EST (11PM-2AM PST, 7-10AM GMT, 6-9PM AEDT)
      Live Stream http://www.warpradio.com/popTuner.asp?id=14085
      Hour 1 - News & comment. Hour 2 - Alexander Phillippe, director on
      Klingon documentary "Earthlings". Hour 3 - Ray Harryhausen (repeat).
      Doctor Who archives:
      http://archives.warpradio.com/btr/SciFi/122702.mp3 - Sci-Fi
      Overdrive celebrates Doctor Who's 41st anniversary, hour 1 (repeat).
      Peter Purves and Anneke Wills, compiled from American Who
      interviews. Goes offline January 24.
      http://archives.warpradio.com/btr/SciFi/122703.mp3 - Sci-Fi
      Overdrive celebrates Doctor Who's 41st anniversary, hour 2 (repeat).
      Robert Shearman, compiled from American Who interview. Goes offline
      January 24.
      http://archives.warpradio.com/btr/SciFi/122704.mp3 - Sci-Fi
      Overdrive celebrates Doctor Who's 41st anniversary, hour 3 (repeat).
      Arnold T. Blumberg reflects on 41 years of Doctor Who. Goes offline
      January 24.

      THE FIRST 8 DOCTORS:

      UK:

      UKTV Gold http://www.ukgold.tv http://www.onthebox.com/partner/otb
      (All times 1 hour later on UKTV Gold + 1)
      New Years Day, 2 January - pre-empted for special programming
      8 January - "Robot" movie
      9 January - "The Ark In Space" movie

      AUSTRALIA:

      ABC http://www.abc.net.au/tv
      Thursday 6:05PM "The Seeds Of Doom" pt 6 of 6
      Series 13, Episode 26. Doctor: Tom Baker.
      The Krynoid prepares to spawn and seed death around the world. The
      Doctor, Sarah, and psychopath Scorby are the only ones between the
      more psychopathic Harrison Chase and a lonely plant's dreams of
      genocide.
      3 through 6 January - pre-empted by Hopman Cup Tennis Tournament
      10 January - "The Masque Of Mandragora" begins
      17 January - "The Hand Of Fear" begins
      24 January - "The Deadly Assassin" begins

      CANADA/USA:

      BBC Kids http://www.bbckids.ca
      7 Days A Week 2AM EST (11PM PST) - 2 episodes weekdays, full stories
      weekends
      29 December through 2 January - pre-empted for New Years programming
      Monday "The Invisible Enemy" pts 3+4 of 4
      Series 15, Episodes 7 through 8. Doctor: Tom Baker.
      Genetic copies of the Doctor and Leela enter the Doctor's mind to
      try to free him from the influence of the Nucleus before the Swarm
      can unleash its galactic fury.
      Tuesday "Image Of The Fendahl" pts 1+2 of 4
      Series 15, Episodes 9 through 10. Doctor: Tom Baker.
      A scientist has developed a research microscope that has the
      unfortunate side effect of destroying whatever world it is operating
      on. The Doctor, Leela, and a field of cows to the rescue. Well, ok,
      the cows don't actually contribute very much. They actually do
      nothing. They're cows, not action stars.
      6 January - "The Sun Makers"
      8 & 9 January - pre-empted, marathons
      10 January - "Underworld"
      12 January - "The Invasion Of Time"
      15 & 16 January - pre-empted, marathons
      17 January - "The Ribos Operation"
      19 January - "The Pirate Planet"
      21 January - "The Stones Of Blood"
      22 & 23 January - pre-empted, marathons
      25 January - "The Androids Of Tara"
      27 January - "The Power Of Kroll"
      29 January - "Snakedance"
      30 January - "Mawdryn Undead"

      WYBE Philadelphia, PA http://www.wybe.org
      analog 35
      digital 35-1 (34-1)
      Philadelphia DirecTV 35,909
      Philadelphia Dish 35,8162
      Saturday 11PM EST "The Curse Of Fenric" pts 2+3 of 4
      Series 26, Episodes 9 through 10. Doctor: Sylvester McCoy.
      Vampires are springing up and killing the locals. Fenric's curse is
      growing. The 7th Doctor tries to keep one step ahead of the game.
      8 January - "The Curse Of Fenric" pt 4 / "Survival" pt 1
      15 January - "Survival" pts 2+3
      I'd suggest checking out WYBE's website after the new year starts.
      It'll probably be updated by Monday, including TV listings. I don't
      know if WYBE will continue airing Doctor Who after Survival, but the
      January listings will tell the tale.

      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), 62-2 (28-
      2), 54
      DC/Hagerstown, Baltimore DirecTV 22,980
      Baltimore Dish 22,8736
      Late Saturday Midnight-2:30AM EST "Colony In Space" movie
      Series 8, Episodes 15 through 20. Doctor: Jon Pertwee.
      MPT is repeating the story they aired last weekend. All the listings
      agree. If for some reason they are wrong, The Daemons would
      presumably air in this spot.
      8 January - "The Daemons" movie
      15 January - "The Curse Of Peladon" movie
      22 January - "The Sea Devils" movie
      29 January - "The Mutants" movie

      WCET Cincinnati, OH http://cetconnect.org
      analog 48
      digital 48-2 (34-2)
      Cincinnati DirecTV 48,909
      Cincinnati Dish 48,8356
      Saturday 11PM EST "The Claws Of Axos" eps 3+4 of 4
      Series 8, Episodes 13 through 14. Doctor: Jon Pertwee.
      Axos wants to destroy the Earth. For once, the Master seems opposed
      to the idea. But the Doctor's views on the matter shock U*N*I*T and
      Jo Grant.
      8 January - "Colony In Space" eps 1+2
      15 January - "Colony In Space" eps 3+4
      22 January - "Colony In Space" eps 5+6
      29 January - "The Daemons" eps 1+2

      WILL Urbana, IL http://www.will.uiuc.edu
      analog 12
      digital 9 - not on air
      Champaign DirecTV 12
      Champaign Dish 12,7407
      Saturday 11:40PM CST "Mawdryn Undead" pt 4 of 4
      Series 20, Episode 12. Doctor: Peter Davison.
      No greater love hath a man than when he layeth down his lives for
      his friends.
      8 January - "Terminus" pt 1
      15 January - "Terminus" pt 2
      22 January - "Terminus" pt 3

      IPTV Iowa http://www.sffn.com/ http://www.iptv.org
      analog 11, 32, 27, 12, 21, 24, 32, 36, 36
      digital 11-2 (50-2), 32-2 (35-2), 27-2 (28-2), 45, 25, 18, 33, 35, 34
      Des Moines DirecTV 11,474
      Des Moines Dish 11,9116
      Cedar Rapids DirecTV 12
      Cedar Rapids Dish 12,9161
      Omaha DirecTV 32
      Omaha Dish 32,9146
      Sioux City Dish 27,7195
      Quad Cities DirecTV 36
      Quad Cities Dish 36,7607 (not yet available)
      Saturday 11:35PM CST "Kinda" pts 3+4 of 4
      Series 19, Episodes 11 through 12. Doctor: Peter Davison.
      Tegan's possessed. Adric gets possession moments. The 5th Doctor
      gets into a trance. Nyssa's out of it. And some of the humans are in
      trances. My gosh - nobody's in their right mind.
      8 January - "The Visitation" pts 1+2
      15 January - "The Visitation" pts 3+4
      22 January - "Black Orchid" pts 1+2
      29 January - "Earthshock" pts 1+2

      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, 19-1
      Salt Lake City DirecTV 7,982
      Salt Lake City Dish 7,8536
      Pre-empted this week by New Years programming.
      8 January - "Logopolis" pt 2
      15 January - "Logopolis" pt 3
      22 January - "Logopolis" pt 4
      29 January - "Castrovalva" pt 1

      Thanks for reading. Until next week, take care.

      Doctor Who is a BBC Trademark. Copyright 2004.
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