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This Week In Doctor Who - August 2/3, 2005

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  • Benjamin Elliott
    THIS WEEK IN DOCTOR WHO August 2/3, 2005 - Vol 8, No 31 The weekly guide to Doctor Who broadcasts worldwide. by Benjamin F. Elliott
    Message 1 of 1 , Aug 2, 2005
      August 2/3, 2005 - Vol 8, No 31
      The weekly guide to Doctor Who broadcasts worldwide.
      by Benjamin F. Elliott

      Wednesday 3 August:
      BBC Three 8:15PM - Doctor Who Confidential Cut Down: TARDIS Tales
      Thursday 4 August:
      Prime TV New Zealand - 7:30PM - Doctor Who: World War Three
      Friday 5 August:
      BBC Three - 9PM - Doctor Who: The Unquiet Dead (repeat)
      BBC Three - 9:45PM - Doctor Who Confidential Cut Down: TARDIS Tales
      Saturday 6 August:
      BBC Three - 7:05PM - Doctor Who Confidential: TARDIS Tales (repeat)
      ABC Australia - 7:30PM - Doctor Who: Bad Wolf
      Sunday 7 August:
      BBC Three 7PM - Doctor Who: Aliens Of London (repeat)
      CBC - 7PM - Doctor Who: Father's Day (repeat)
      BBC Three 7:45PM - Doctor Who Confidential Cut Down: I Get A Side-
      Kick Out Of You (repeat)

      TWIDW is a little early this week due to my travel schedule. Next
      week it goes out on regular day Wednesday August 10.

      BBC7 http://www.bbc.co.uk/bbc7 begins its season of Big Finish
      Doctor Who stories this Saturday with part 1 of "Storm Warning", a
      2001 drama featuring Paul McGann as the 8th Doctor. On digital radio
      and TV in the UK. If you want to listen everywhere else, remember:
      6:30PM BST = 1:30PM EDT, 10:30AM PDT, 7:30PM CET (adjust for local
      12:30AM BST = 7:30PM EDT, 4:30PM PDT, 1:30AM CET
      Episodes will be available for 1 week after broadcast through BBC7's
      listen alive feature (RealPlayer or equivalent "alternative" version

      The BBC Press Office http://www.bbc.co.uk/pressoffice and C21 Media
      http://www.c21media.net often announce when a Doctor Who
      international sale occurs. Worth keeping an eye on, just in case.

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


      New Series General Information:

      BBC Online http://www.bbc.co.uk/doctorwho
      Doctor Who Confidential http://www.bbc.co.uk/doctorwho/confidential
      The 13 episodes from the BBC Three series all online via Real
      Player. Also, numerous video diaries and trailers.


      ABC http://www.abc.net.au/tv
      Saturday 7:30PM Doctor Who 1-12 "Bad Wolf" pt 1 of 2
      16:9 Widescreen Digital; 14:9 Cropped Letterbox Analogue
      13 August - 1-13 "The Parting Of The Ways" pt 2 of 2


      Prime TV http://www.primetv.co.nz http://nzdwfc.tetrap.com
      Thursday 7:30PM Doctor Who 1-05 "World War Three" pt 2 of 2
      4:3 Cropped Fullscreen
      11 August - 1-06 "Dalek"


      CBC TV http://www.cbc.ca/television
      http://www.cbc.ca/doctorwho http://www.dwin.org
      Sunday 7PM (7:30PM Newfoundland) Doctor Who 1-08 "Father's Day"
      16:9 Widescreen Digital, 16:9 Letterbox Analog
      14 August - 1-09 "The Empty Child" pt 1 of 2
      21 August - 1-10 "The Doctor Dances" pt 2 of 2
      28 August - 1-11 "Boom Town"
      4 September - 1-12 "Bad Wolf" pt 1 of 2
      11 September - 1-13 "The Parting Of The Ways" pt 2 of 2
      "The Planet Of The Doctor" exclusive CBC.CA documentary. 6 regular
      episodes and 1 special. Approximately 90 minutes.

      BBC Three http://www.bbc.co.uk/bbcthree http://www.radiotimes.com
      Doctor Who Confidential http://www.bbc.co.uk/doctorwho/confidential/
      Wednesday 8:15PM Doctor Who Confidential Cut Down 1-03 "TARDIS Tales"
      Friday 9PM Doctor Who 1-03 "The Unquiet Dead"
      Friday 9:45PM Doctor Who Confidential Cut Down 1-03 "TARDIS Tales"
      Saturday 7:05PM Doctor Who Confidential (full version) 1-03 "TARDIS
      Sunday 7PM Doctor Who 1-04 "Aliens Of London"
      Sunday 7:45PM Doctor Who Confidential Cut Down 1-04 "I Get A Side-
      Kick Out Of You"
      16:9 Widescreen
      12 August - 1-04 "Aliens Of London" pt 1 of 2
      14 August - 1-05 "World War Three" pt 2 of 2
      21 August - 1-06 "Dalek"
      28 August - 1-07 "The Long Game"
      4 September - 1-08 "Father's Day"
      11 September - 1-09 "The Empty Child" pt 1 of 2
      18 September - 1-10 "The Doctor Dances" pt 2 of 2
      25 September - 1-11 "Boom Town"
      2 October - 1-12 "Bad Wolf" pt 1 of 2
      9 October - 1-13 "The Parting Of The Ways" pt 2 of 2

      Thomsonfly Airlines
      "Rose" on all in-flight movie systems

      Virgin Atlantic Airways
      "The End Of The World" on V-Hot channel. Cropped to 4:3 aspect
      ratio. Next Episode caption removed. Otherwise unedited.

      British Midland Airlines
      Episode unknown.

      British Airways, Singapore Airlines, Air New Zealand - supposed to
      be showing the series on their flights starting in June



      BBC7 http://www.bbc.co.uk/bbc7
      Big Finish Doctor Who http://www.doctorwho.co.uk
      Saturday 6:30PM & 12:30AM BST "Storm Warning" pt 1 of 4
      Big Finish Story 16. CD release 2001. Radio premiere.
      First of Big Finish's full cast audios starring Paul McGann as the
      8th Doctor and India Fisher as Charley Pollard. Edited to fit time
      slot. An act of mercy protecting a ship from Vortisores accidentally
      sends one to Earth in 1930, on the night the airship R-101 launches.
      The R-101's maiden voyage was mysterious and a failure - everyone
      died. Now the Doctor is stuck on board.
      3 September "Sword Of Orion"
      1 October "The Stones Of Venice"
      29 October "Invaders From Mars"

      BBC Online http://www.bbc.co.uk/cult/doctorwho/classic.shtml
      "Real Time" - starring Colin Baker and the Cybermen. 6 episodes. The
      Doctor and Evelyn Smythe research a temple that has been yanking
      scientists out of time, bringing them face to face with the future
      of the Cybermen.
      "Shada" - starring Paul McGann and Lalla Ward. 6 episodes. A retired
      Time Lord in Cambridge needs the Doctor's help to recover a Time
      Lord book before the scientist Skagra can find it.
      "The Scream Of The Shalka" - starring Richard E. Grant. 6 episode
      story. The Shalka prepare to conquer the Earth from below. Can the
      Doctor be convinced to save the day one last time?

      UKTV Gold http://www.ukgold.tv http://www.onthebox.com/partner/otb
      (All times 1 hour later on UKTV Gold + 1)
      Saturday 7-9AM BST "The Trial Of A Time Lord" movie, pt 3 of 4
      (Terror Of The Vervoids)
      Season 23, Episodes 9 through 12. Doctor: Colin Baker.
      The Doctor's defense involves a case in his future, when he and
      future companion Mel will get involved in the voyage of the Hyperion
      III to Earth. When the case plays out, the Doctor gets the terrible
      feeling that the future isn't what it used to will be.
      Sunday 7-8:05AM BST "The Trial Of A Time Lord" movie, pt 4 of 4 (The
      Ultimate Foe)
      Season 23, Episodes 13 through 14. Doctor: Colin Baker.
      A surprise witness (Anthony Ainley) brings the trial to a halt with
      shocking information that will rock the Doctor and Gallifrey to
      their cores. First writer Robert Holmes died while working on these
      episodes. Second writer Eric Saward departed the series before he
      could finish. Final adventure in the Colin Baker era.
      13 August "Time And The Rani" (7:05AM)
      14 August "Paradise Towers" (7AM)
      20 August "Delta And The Bannermen" (6:55AM)
      21 August "Dragonfire" (6:55AM)
      ?27 August "The Happiness Patrol" (6:55AM)
      ?28 August "Silver Nemesis" (7AM)
      3 September "The Happiness Patrol" (8AM)
      4 September "Silver Nemesis" (8AM)
      10 September "The Greatest Show In The Galaxy" (7AM)
      11 September "Battlefield" (7AM)
      17 September "Ghost Light" (7AM)
      18 September "The Curse Of Fenric" (7AM)
      24 September "Survival" (7AM)
      24 September "Carnival Of Monsters (documentary)" (8:25AM)
      24 September "Adventures In Space And Time (documentary)" (9:05AM)
      25 September "Four To Doomsday" (7AM)
      23 October "2005 Doctor Who Series Reaches UKTV Gold"

      First Great Western Railway (Volo TV)
      Episodes unknown.


      ABC http://www.abc.net.au/tv
      Wednesday 3 August 6:03PM "Logopolis" pt 1 of 4
      Thursday 6:03PM "Logopolis" pt 2 of 4
      Monday 6:03PM "Logopolis" pt 3 of 4
      Tuesday 6:03PM "Logopolis" pt 4 of 4
      Season 18, Episodes 25 through 28. Doctor: Tom Baker.
      The Doctor learns that the Master is stalking him, death may be
      stalking him, an angry air stewardess may be stalking him, and that
      the most important mathematics planet in the universe operates on a
      computer operating system from 1981 Earth.
      Wednesday 10 August 6:04PM "Castrovalva" pt 1 of 4
      Season 19, Episode 1. Doctor: Peter Davison.
      A regeneration leaves the Doctor confused and in further danger from
      the Master. Tegan and Nyssa must help him recover his senses. Adric
      has other problems.
      13 August "The Parting Of The Ways" pt 2 of 2 (see new series)
      17 August "Four To Doomsday"


      BBC Kids http://www.bbckids.ca
      Daily 2AM EDT (11PM PDT) - 2 episodes weekdays, full stories weekends
      Wednesday "Warriors' Gate" pts 3+4 of 4
      Season 18, Episodes 19 through 20. Doctor: Tom Baker.
      The gateway is in danger. Tharill tech support advises doing nothing.
      Thursday "The Keeper Of Traken" pts 1+2 of 4
      Friday "The Keeper Of Traken" pts 3+4 of 4
      Saturday "The Keeper Of Traken" all 4 pts
      Season 18, Episodes 21 through 24. Doctor: Tom Baker.
      It's a tale of a love triangle. Kassia loves Tremas, future Keeper
      Of Traken. Kassia also loves the Melkur, a being of evil who wants
      to be Keeper Of Traken. Sorrow and sadness face Kassia, Tremas, and
      the Melkur.
      Sunday "Logopolis" all 4 pts
      Monday "Logopolis" pts 1+2 of 4
      Tuesday "Logopolis" pts 3+4 of 4
      Season 18, Episodes 25 through 28. Doctor: Tom Baker.
      See ABC Australia for story details.
      10 August "Castrovalva"
      12 August "Four To Doomsday"
      13 August "Castrovalva" (weekend)
      14 August "Four To Doomsday" (weekend)
      16 August "Kinda"
      18 August "The Visitation"
      20 August "Kinda (weekend)
      21 August "The Visitation" (weekend)


      American Who http://www.americanwho.net
      http://www.interstellartransmissions.com/amwho/index.php (alternate
      Current Episode:
      Noel Clarke (Mickey) is the first new series character to appear on
      American Who.

      Sci-Fi Overdrive http://www.scifioverdrive.com
      on Lifestyle Talk Radio (LTR) http://www.lifestyletalkradio.com
      and Business Talk Radio (BTR) http://www.businesstalkradio.net
      LTR Late Friday Midnight-2AM EDT (9-11PM PDT, 5-7AM BST, 2-4PM AEST)
      Live LTR Stream http://www.warpradio.com/popTuner.asp?id=14175
      BTR Late Sun/Early Mon 1-4AM EDT (10PM-1AM PDT, 6-9AM BST, 3-5PM
      Live BTR Stream http://www.warpradio.com/popTuner.asp?id=14085
      Saturday 8-11PM EDT (5-8PM PDT) http://www.krradio.com (repeat of
      previous week's episode, online audio stream)
      Hour 1 - News & Comment. Hour 2 - guests. Hour 3 - BTR only. Encore

      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), 36-2 (54-2)
      DC/Hagerstown, Baltimore DirecTV 22,980
      Baltimore Dish 22,8736
      Late Saturday Midnight-2:20AM EDT "The Mind Of Evil" movie
      Season 8, Episodes 5 through 10. Doctor: Jon Pertwee
      Black & white version, as the color version is missing - presumed
      lost forever. A dangerous machine intended to cure criminals of
      their psychoses seems to be developing psychoses of its own. A peace
      conference is threatening to break out in war. An old "friend" has
      his eyes set on a nuclear missile to steal. Just another day at the
      office for the U*N*I*T family.
      13 August "The Claws Of Axos"
      20 August "Colony In Space"
      27 August "The Daemons"

      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 CDT "The Caves Of Androzani" pts 1+2 of 4
      Season 21, Episodes 17 through 18. Doctor: Peter Davison.
      When visiting a mysterious world, always be careful not to touch the
      bat droppings unless you know they are harmless. Alas, the Doctor
      and Peri fail to listen ...
      13 August "The Caves Of Androzani" pts 3+4
      20 August pre-empted
      27 August "The Twin Dilemma" pts 1+2

      Not Yet Airing New Series Or Between Seasons:


      Nederland 3 http://portal.omroep.nl/ned3
      Doctor Who premiere 2006?


      Jimmy http://www.jimmy140.it
      Doctor Who premiere TBA.


      TV2 http://www.yle.fi/tv2
      Doctor Who premiere TBA.


      RTLKlub http://rtlklub.hu
      Doctor Who premiere 2006? Thursday 8PM?

      DENMARK: Broadcaster TBA.


      BBC One http://www.bbc.co.uk/bbcone http://www.radiotimes.com
      Next Episode TBA. Season 2 premiere TBA.
      16:9 Widescreen Digital,14:9 Cropped Letterbox Analogue


      KBS2 http://www.kbs.co.kr
      Series 1 completed. Next airdate unknown.


      BFBS Navy TV
      Series 1 completed. Next airdate unknown.

      Thanks for reading. Until next week, take care.

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