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This Week In Doctor Who - September 7, 2005

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  • Benjamin Elliott
    THIS WEEK IN DOCTOR WHO September 7, 2005 - Vol 8, No 36 The weekly guide to Doctor Who broadcasts worldwide. by Benjamin F. Elliott
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      September 7, 2005 - Vol 8, No 36
      The weekly guide to Doctor Who broadcasts worldwide.
      by Benjamin F. Elliott

      Wednesday 7 September:
      BBC Three 8:15PM - Doctor Who Confidential Cut Down: Time Trouble
      Thursday 8 September:
      Prime TV New Zealand - 7:30PM - Doctor Who: The Doctor Dances
      Friday 9 September:
      BBC Three - 9PM - Doctor Who: Father's Day (repeat)
      BBC Three - 9:45PM - Doctor Who Confidential Cut Down: Time Trouble
      Sunday 11 September:
      BBC Three 7PM - Doctor Who Confidential (full length): FX (repeat)
      CBC - 7PM - Doctor Who: The Parting Of The Ways (repeat)
      BBC Three 7:30PM - Doctor Who: The Empty Child (repeat)
      BBC Three 8:15PM - Doctor Who: The Doctor Dances (repeat)

      BBC 7 http://www.bbc.co.uk/bbc7 continues its broadcast premieres of
      Big Finish Doctor Who audios http://www.doctorwho.co.uk starring
      Paul McGann. Episode 1 of "Sword Of Orion" remains online until
      Saturday. Episode 2 premieres on digital radio and online at 6:30PM
      and 12:30AM BST Saturday, then will be up for another week. Episodes
      are edited for time and to remove references to "Minuet In Hell",
      which will not be broadcast.

      Outpost Gallifrey http://www.gallifreyone.com caught a schedule
      change on BBC Three http://www.bbc.co.uk/bbcthree . The Saturday
      night full length repeat of Doctor Who Confidential has been
      dropped, the Sunday night Doctor Who Confidential is now full length
      airing at 7PM, and 2 Doctor Who episodes will now air Sundays from
      7:30 to 9PM. Episode 8 of Doctor Who Confidential will not air in
      its full length format. The Wednesday night cut down Doctor Who
      Confidential remains at 8:15PM. The Friday night showing of Doctor
      Who (1 episode) and cut down Confidential continue at 9PM. BBC Three
      has a habit of changing their schedules, so this could all change
      again. Especially since UKTV Gold is getting rights to repeat this
      series of Doctor Who on 23 October.

      Canadian viewers. The CBC http://www.cbc.ca/television is repeating
      the last episode of the current Doctor Who series (The Parting Of
      The Ways) this Sunday the 11th. It appears that the Sunday slot on
      the 18th will go to a repeat of a Richard Mercer comedy special. It
      is unknown when/if further repeats will air on the CBC. The
      Christmas Special and the 2nd series will air on the CBC down the
      road - dates to be announced. The CBC's schedule remains tentative
      due to the strike - the Doctor Who website
      http://www.cbc.ca/doctorwho is back online, but the Planet Of The
      Doctor documentary was still offline at publication time.

      Canadian viewers II. Peter Hill, Program Manager at BBC Kids
      http://www.bbckids.ca , alerted Canadian Doctor Who fans and this
      column to a schedule change in their upcoming showing of the Colin
      Baker stories:

      "First of all, thanks for spreading the word to fandom... we're
      really excited about bringing the Colin Baker and Sylvester McCoy
      stories to BBC Kids this fall!

      "Just wanted to pass on one small change in the play order for "The
      Two Doctors" and "The Mark Of The Rani" - with thanks to last
      week's "This Week In Doctor Who" and my Sixth Doctor Handbook!

      "We have swapped the play order of "The Two Doctors" and "The Mark
      Of The Rani" to reflect the original UK transmission order, and not
      the production order as originally scheduled.

      "As a result, these stories will play on the following dates:
      Oct 22 - The Mark Of The Rani
      Oct 23 - The Two Doctors
      All other broadcast information remains the same."

      Canadian fans should be very appreciative of BBC Kids. It appears
      the current regime is working very hard for you.

      American Who http://www.americanwho.net has their website up again.
      Due to the recent passing of popular Doctor Who guest actor Michael
      Sheard http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0790410 www.michaelsheard.com ,
      the internet show's fall schedule has been updated as follows:
      September - interview with Michael Sheard at Chicago TARDIS 2003
      October - Richard Franklin (Mike Yates)
      November - Carole Ann Ford (Susan)
      December - Lalla Ward (Romana II)

      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.


      Prime TV http://www.primetv.co.nz http://nzdwfc.tetrap.com
      Thursday 7:30PM 1-10 "The Doctor Dances" pt 2
      4:3 Cropped Fullscreen
      15 September 1-11 "Boom Town"
      22 September 1-12 "Bad Wolf" pt 1
      29 September 1-13 "The Parting Of The Ways" pt 2


      CBC TV http://www.cbc.ca/television
      http://www.cbc.ca/doctorwho http://www.dwin.org
      (Due to the CBC strike, the Doctor Who portions of the CBC website
      are closed down for the time being.)
      Sunday 7PM (7:30PM Newfoundland) 1-13 "The Parting Of The Ways" pt 2
      16:9 Widescreen Digital, 16:9 Letterbox Analog
      Final episode on the current schedule.
      "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 1-08 "Time Trouble"
      Friday 9PM Doctor Who 1-08 "Father's Day"
      Friday 9:45PM Doctor Who Confidential Cut Down 1-08 "Time Trouble"
      Sunday 7PM Doctor Who Confidential (full length) 1-09 "FX"
      Sunday 7:30PM Doctor Who 1-09 "The Empty Child" pt 1
      Sunday 8:15PM Doctor Who 1-10 "The Doctor Dances" pt 2
      16:9 Widescreen
      16 September - 1-09 "The Empty Child" pt 1
      18 September - 1-11 "Boom Town"
      18 September - 1-12 "Bad Wolf" pt 1
      23 September - 1-10 "The Doctor Dances" pt 2
      25 September - 1-13 "The Parting Of The Ways" pt 2
      30 September - 1-11 "Boom Town"
      7 October - 1-12 "Bad Wolf" pt 1
      14 October - 1-13 "The Parting Of The Ways" pt 2

      UKTV Gold http://www.ukgold.tv http://www.onthebox.com/partner/otb
      23 October 1-01 "Rose" (7PM)
      23 October 1-02 "The End Of The World" (8PM)
      23 October 1-03 "The Unquiet Dead" (9PM. 4:30AM)
      24 October 1-04 "Aliens Of London" (7PM)
      24 October 1-05 "World War Three" (8PM)
      25 October 1-06 "Dalek" (7PM)
      25 October 1-07 "The Long Game" (8PM)
      26 October 1-08 "Father's Day" (7PM)
      26 October 1-09 "The Empty Child" (8PM)
      27 October 1-10 "The Doctor Dances" (7PM)
      27 October 1-11 "Boom Town" (8PM)
      28 October 1-12 "Bad Wolf" (7PM)
      28 October 1-13 "The Parting Of The Ways" (8PM)
      29 October 1-01 "Rose" (6PM)
      30 October 1-01 "Rose" (9PM)

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

      Singapore Airlines
      "Rose" on channel 28 of video on demand service

      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, British Airways, Air New Zealand
      Episode unknown.



      BBC7 http://www.bbc.co.uk/bbc7
      Big Finish Doctor Who http://www.doctorwho.co.uk
      Saturday 6:30PM & 12:30AM BST "Sword Of Orion" pt 2 of 4
      Big Finish Story 17. CD release 2001. Radio premiere.
      The Cybermen awake and notice the 8th Doctor, Charley, and the
      1 October "The Stones Of Venice"
      29 October "Invaders From Mars"

      BBC Online http://www.bbc.co.uk/doctorwho/classic/index.shtml
      "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?
      "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.

      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 Greatest Show In The Galaxy"
      Season 25, Episodes 11 through 14. Doctor: Sylvester McCoy.
      Lured to a circus, the 7th Doctor and Ace discover that the acts are
      ever changing, and the audience never leaves.
      Sunday 7-8:50AM BST "Battlefield"
      Season 26, Episodes 1 through 4. Doctor: Sylvester McCoy.
      Brigadier Lethbridge-Stewart's retirement is rudely interrupted.
      Soldiers from another dimension are engaging in war on British soil.
      The Doctor's back, though not with a face the Brig knows. Is this
      one return too far for the Brig, a mission he can't complete?
      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)
      1 October "Kinda" (7AM)
      2 October "The Visitation" (7AM)
      8 October "Black Orchid" (8AM)
      9 October "Earthshock" (7AM)
      15 October "Time-Flight" (7AM)
      16 October "Arc Of Infinity" (7AM)
      16 October "Adventures In Space And Time (documentary)" (4AM)
      16 October "Carnival Of Monsters (documentary)" (4:45AM)
      22 October "Snakedance" (7:05AM)
      23 October "Mawdryn Undead" (7AM)
      23-28 October - Doctor Who Series 1 repeats primetime marathon - see
      new series section
      29 October "Terminus" (7:05AM)
      29/30 October "Rose" (6PM Sat/9PM Sun) - new series weekly repeats
      30 October "Enlightenment" (7AM)
      30 October "Adventures In Space And Time (documentary)" (3:40AM)
      30 October "Carnival Of Monsters (documentary)" (4:25AM)

      First Great Western Railway (Volo TV)
      Episodes unknown.


      ABC http://www.abc.net.au/tv
      Thursday 6:03PM "Black Orchid" pt 2 of 2
      Season 19, Episode 18. Doctor: Peter Davison.
      Suspected of murder, the 5th Doctor comes up with an unusual
      defense - a trip in the TARDIS.
      Monday 6:04PM "Earthshock" pt 1 of 4
      Tuesday 6:04PM "Earthshock" pt 2 of 4
      Wednesday 6:04PM "Earthshock" pt 3 of 4
      Season 19, Episodes 19 through 21. Doctor: Peter Davison.
      A dispute between the Doctor and Adric is interrupted by androids,
      suspicious soldiers, and a plot by the Cybermen to disrupt a War
      19 September "Time-Flight"
      26 September "Arc Of Infinity"


      BBC Kids http://www.bbckids.ca
      Weeknights Midnight & 5AM EDT (9PM & 2AM PDT) - 2 episodes daily
      Weekends 2AM EDT (11PM PDT) - complete stories
      Wednesday "Enlightenment" pts 3+4 of 4
      Season 20, Episodes 19 through 20. Doctor: Peter Davison.
      Turlough must make the final choice between good and evil, dove and
      raven, dishonest looking guardian and dishonest looking guardian.
      Thursday "The King's Demons" pts 1+2 of 2
      Season 20, Episodes 21 through 22. Doctor: Peter Davison.
      King John heralds the arrival of the Doctor, Tegan, and Turlough as
      honored guests - and demons.
      Friday "Warriors Of The Deep" pts 1+2 of 4
      Season 21, Episodes 1 through 2. Doctor: Peter Davison.
      A military sea base where the West and the East plot world
      domination winds up playing host to the return of the Silurians and
      the Sea Devils. Prehistoric beings who have slept a while, they want
      the Earth back. And they don't want to share.
      Saturday "Mawdryn Undead" all 4 pts
      Season 20, Episodes 9 through 12. Doctor: Peter Davison.
      The interference of an alien space ship and the Black Guardian
      splits the TARDIS crew between 1977 and 1983. In both time zones,
      retired Brigadier Lethbridge-Stewart finds himself involved in the
      Sunday "Terminus" all 4 pts
      Season 20, Episodes 13 through 16. Doctor: Peter Davison.
      Sabotage in the TARDIS in deep space forces evacuation to a leper
      ship and unveils a conspiracy that goes to the core of the galaxy.
      Monday "Warriors Of The Deep" pts 3+4 of 4
      Season 21, Episodes 3 through 4. Doctor: Peter Davison.
      Tuesday "The Awakening" pts 1+2 of 2
      Season 21, Episodes 5 through 6. Doctor: Peter Davison.
      Tegan's Grandfather has disappeared. The village he last lived in
      was preparing to re-enact war games from 1643. It seems they are re-
      enacting with too much authenticity.
      14 September "Frontios"
      16 September "Planet Of Fire"
      17 September "Enlightenment"
      18 September "The King's Demons"
      20 September "The Caves Of Androzani"
      22 September "Spearhead From Space"
      24 September "Warriors Of The Deep"
      25 September "The Awakening"
      26 September "Doctor Who and the Silurians"
      29 September "Inferno"
      1 October "Frontios"
      2 October "Planet Of Fire"
      5 October "Terror Of The Autons"
      7 October "The Claws Of Axos"
      8 October "The Caves Of Androzani"
      9 October "The Twin Dilemma" (BBC Kids premiere)
      11 October "Colony In Space"
      14 October "The Dæmons"
      15 October "Attack Of The Cybermen" (BBC Kids premiere)
      16 October "Vengeance On Varos" (BBC Kids premiere)
      22 October "The Mark Of The Rani" (BBC Kids premiere)
      23 October "The Two Doctors" (BBC Kids premiere)
      29 October "Timelash" (BBC Kids premiere)
      30 October "The Trial Of A Time Lord: The Mysterious Planet" (BBC
      Kids premiere)
      5 November "The Trial Of A Time Lord: Mindwarp" (BBC Kids premiere)
      6 November "The Trial Of A Time Lord: Terror Of The Vervoids" (BBC
      Kids premiere)
      12 November "The Trial Of A Time Lord: The Ultimate Foe" (BBC Kids
      13 November "Time And The Rani" (BBC Kids premiere)
      19 November "Paradise Towers" (BBC Kids premiere)
      20 November "Delta And The Bannermen" (BBC Kids premiere)
      26 November "Dragonfire" (BBC Kids premiere)
      27 November "The Happiness Patrol" (BBC Kids premiere)
      3 December "Silver Nemesis" (BBC Kids premiere)
      4 December "The Greatest Show In The Galaxy" (BBC Kids premiere)
      10 December "Battlefield" (BBC Kids premiere)
      11 December "Ghost Light" (BBC Kids premiere)
      17 December "The Curse Of Fenric" (BBC Kids premiere)
      18 December "Survival" (BBC Kids premiere)


      American Who http://www.americanwho.net
      http://www.interstellartransmissions.com/amwho/index.php (alternate
      currently online - interview with Noel Clarke (Mickey Smith)
      Upcoming episodes
      September - Michael Sheard (from Chicago TARDIS 2003)
      October - Richard Franklin
      November - Carole Ann Ford
      December - Lalla Ward

      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 - New format. Author Stephen
      Donaldson (Runes Of The Earth - the Chronicles Of Thomas Covenant);
      Adam-Troy Castro (Sci-Fi Magazine) discusses the film "Strings" and
      the book "The Time Traveler's Wife". Hour 3 - BTR only. Best of.

      Doctor Who: Podshock http://www.gallifreyanembassy.org/portal
      Weekly chat show with US and UK Doctor Who fans done in podcast

      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-2:30AM EDT "The Sea Devils" movie
      Season 9, Episodes 9 through 14. Doctor: Jon Pertwee.
      2 years after the Silurian attempt to conquer the world, the 3rd
      Doctor comes across a related species just awakening from
      hibernation. He tries to reason with them, to keep them from making
      the same mistakes that caused humanity to wipe out the Silurians.
      Alas, the Sea Devils are already taking advice from someone with a
      militant agenda.
      17 September "The Mutants" (12:30AM)
      24 September "The Time Monster"

      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 "Attack Of The Cybermen" pts 1a+1b of 2
      Season 22, Episodes 1a through 1b. Doctor: Colin Baker.
      A distress signals brings the 6th Doctor and Peri to 1985 London.
      Lytton, leader of the Dalek Task Force in a story you didn't see due
      to rights issues with the Terry Nation estate, is still around. He
      seems to have joined forces with another race of aliens. These
      episodes aired in the UK at 45 minutes each, but were split in half
      for international syndication to match other seasons.
      17 September "Attack Of The Cybermen" pts 2a+2b
      24 September "Vengeance On Varos" pts 1a+1b

      Not Yet Airing New Series Or Between Seasons:


      NRK2 http://www.nrk.no
      Doctor Who premiere September 2005?


      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
      Series 1 completed. Next airdate unknown.


      ABC http://www.abc.net.au/tv
      Series 1 completed. Next airdate unknown.
      16:9 Widescreen Digital; 14:9 Cropped Letterbox Analogue

      Thanks for reading. Until next week, take care.

      Doctor Who is a BBC Trademark. Copyright 2005.
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