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This Week In Doctor Who - September 21, 2005

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  • Benjamin Elliott
    THIS WEEK IN DOCTOR WHO September 21, 2005 - Vol 8, No 38 The weekly guide to Doctor Who broadcasts worldwide. by Benjamin F. Elliott
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      September 21, 2005 - Vol 8, No 38
      The weekly guide to Doctor Who broadcasts worldwide.
      by Benjamin F. Elliott

      Thursday 22 September:
      Prime TV New Zealand - 7:30PM - Doctor Who: Bad Wolf
      Friday 23 September:
      BBC Three - 9PM - Doctor Who: The Doctor Dances (repeat)
      BBC Three - 9:45PM - Doctor Who Confidential Cut Down: Weird Science
      Of Doctor Who (repeat)
      Saturday 24 September:
      BBC Three - 7:45PM - Doctor Who Confidential Cut Down: Weird Science
      Of Doctor Who (repeat)
      Sunday 25 September:
      BBC Three 7PM - Doctor Who: The Parting Of The Ways (repeat)
      BBC Three 7:45PM - Doctor Who Confidential Cut Down: The Last Battle
      Wednesday 28 September:
      NRK 2 Norway - 8:05PM - Doktor Who: Rose (premiere)

      NRK http://www.nrk.no in Norway presents widescreen programmes in
      their full widescreen ratios in analog and digital (letterbox on
      analog). Doctor Who is likely to be subtitled in Norwegian rather
      than dubbed when it airs on NRK 2. Just 7 days till Doktor Who
      premieres in Norway.

      Another new to radio episode of Doctor Who on BBC7
      http://www.bbc.co.uk/bbc7 this Saturday night at 6:30PM & 12:30AM
      BST. Conclusion of the 2nd 8th Doctor audio in the Big Finish line
      (Sword Of Orion).

      BBC Three http://www.bbc.co.uk/bbcthree returns Doctor Who to 7PM
      this Sunday for the final Sunday repeat (Friday repeats are behind
      and continue for the next few weeks). It appears at this point that
      BBC Three is no longer airing any complete versions of Doctor Who
      Confidential, with only Cut Down versions scheduled for the next 2

      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 1-12 "Bad Wolf" pt 1
      4:3 Cropped Fullscreen
      29 September 1-13 "The Parting Of The Ways" pt 2


      BBC Three http://www.bbc.co.uk/bbcthree http://www.radiotimes.com
      Doctor Who Confidential http://www.bbc.co.uk/doctorwho/confidential/
      Friday 9PM Doctor Who 1-10 "The Doctor Dances" pt 2
      Friday 9:45PM Doctor Who Confidential Cut Down 1-10 "Weird Science
      Of Doctor Who"
      Saturday 7:45PM Doctor Who Confidential Cut Down 1-10 "Weird Science
      Of Doctor Who"
      Sunday 7PM Doctor Who 1-13 "The Parting Of The Ways" pt 2 (last
      scheduled Sunday repeat)
      Sunday 7:45PM Doctor Who Confidential Cut Down 1-13 "The Last Battle"
      16:9 Widescreen
      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) pt 1
      24 October 1-05 "World War Three" (8PM) pt 2
      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) pt 1
      27 October 1-10 "The Doctor Dances" (7PM) pt 2
      27 October 1-11 "Boom Town" (8PM)
      28 October 1-12 "Bad Wolf" (7PM) pt 1
      28 October 1-13 "The Parting Of The Ways" (8PM) pt 2
      29 October 1-01 "Rose" (6PM)
      30 October 1-01 "Rose" (9PM)


      NRK2 http://www.nrk.no
      28 September 8:05PM CET 1-01 "Rose" Norwegian premiere
      5 October 1-02 "The End Of The World"
      12 October 1-03 "The Unquiet Dead"
      19 October 1-04 "Aliens Of London" pt 1

      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 4 of 4
      Big Finish Story 17. CD release 2001. Radio premiere.
      An exciting climax is reached.
      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 7-8:25AM BST "Survival"
      Season 26, Episodes 12 through 14. Doctor: Sylvester McCoy.
      In the final story of the original TV series, the 7th Doctor brings
      Ace back to Perivale to visit old friends. The friends are missing,
      and stray cats seem to be menacing the populace. In the battle of
      survival, two old friends of the Doctor will find themselves
      permanently altered.
      Saturday 8:25-9:05AM BST "Carnival Of Monsters"
      1999 documentary. Originally aired as part of the BBC 2 Doctor Who
      night, looking at the pantheon of monstrous villains from 1963 to
      Saturday 9:05-10AM BST "Adventures In Space And Time"
      1999 documentary. Originally aired as part of the BBC 2 Doctor Who
      night, helping show how the series was made.
      Sunday 7-8:50AM BST "Four To Doomsday"
      Season19, Episodes 5 through 8. Doctor: Peter Davison.
      UKTV Gold cycles back to the earliest Doctor Who story they still
      have rights to air, which is only back to the 5th Doctor this time.
      The Doctor and company arrive on a ship that makes periodic trips to
      Earth, sampling its culture and people. As the ship returns to stay,
      the TARDIS crew must find out if the inhabitants are out to help
      humanity, or need to be stopped.
      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 6:04PM "Time-Flight" pt 4 of 4
      Season 19, Episode 26. Doctor: Peter Davison.
      The Xeraphin must choose between good and evil. Tegan must choose
      between career and the TARDIS. The Master must choose an escape
      plan, just in case the Doctor wins, as he has an alarming tendency
      to do.
      Monday 6:03PM "Arc Of Infinity" pt 1 of 4
      Tuesday 6:03PM "Arc Of Infinity" pt 2 of 4
      Wednesday 6:03PM "Arc Of Infinity" pt 3 of 4
      Season 20, Episodes 1 through 3. Doctor: Peter Davison.
      The 5th Doctor finds himself in the position of scapegoat when the
      Time Lords want to stop an anti-matter being from using the Doctor's
      identity to enter the matter universe.
      3 October "Snakedance"
      10 October "Mawdryn Undead"


      BBC Kids http://www.bbckids.ca
      Weeknights Midnight & 5AM EDT (9PM & 2AM PDT) - 2 episodes daily
      Weekends 2AM EDT (11PM PDT) - complete stories
      Wednesday "The Caves Of Androzani" pts 3+4 of 4
      Season 21, Episodes 19 through 20. Doctor: Peter Davison.
      Dying, the 5th Doctor and Peri try to evade Sharaz Jek, the
      military, gun runners, the manipulations of Morgus, and the volcanic
      mud flows that are threatening to consume the planet. Time's running
      out, and the Doctor is low on plans.
      Thursday "Spearhead From Space" eps 1+2 of 4
      Friday "Spearhead From Space" eps 3+4 of 4
      Season 7, Episodes 1 through 4. Doctor: Jon Pertwee.
      First weekday showing of the Jon Pertwee era. BBC Kids is skipping
      stories that are completely or partially in black & white. BBC Kids
      is also skipping stories tied in with the Daleks, as the multi-year
      long rights problems with repeats of old Dalek stories continue.
      With a faulty memory and no ability to fly the TARDIS, the Doctor is
      stuck on Earth. U*N*I*T needs his help to stop a plastic attack on
      the population of Britain. The first colour Doctor Who story, tense,
      funny, and epic.
      Saturday "Warriors Of The Deep" all 4 pts
      Season 21, Episodes 1 through 4. Doctor: Peter Davison.
      The Silurians, annoyed over the events in "Doctor Who and the
      Silurians" (even though it was their fault), team up with the Sea
      Devils, who are annoyed over the events in "The Sea Devils" (which
      were their own fault too). They seek revenge on humanity, using a
      sea base to plot their strategy. Does the Doctor have one last
      chance to make peace between the species, or will history repeat
      itself - again?
      Sunday "The Awakening" all 2 pts
      Season 21, Episodes 5 through 6. Doctor: Peter Davison.
      The village of Little Hobcombe has a psychic link between events in
      1644 and 1983. If the link is allowed to remain, an alien evil from
      the 17th Century could wreak havoc all over Earth in the 20th
      Monday "Doctor Who and the Silurians" eps 1+2 of 7
      Tuesday "Doctor Who and the Silurians" eps 3+4 of 7
      Season 7, Episodes 5 through 8. Doctor: Jon Pertwee.
      Brigadier Lethbridge-Stewart, The Doctor, and Liz Shaw are invited
      to figure out why a nuclear power station is experiencing power
      failures and employee breakdowns. At first, the Doctor's theory of
      intelligent life forms is dismissed. But then people start to die
      and get scared ...
      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
      Current episode - interview with Michael Sheard.
      Upcoming episodes
      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, 3-6PM
      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 - Brian Pluckett, author "Kindred
      Spirits: Flesh and Blood"; Adam-Troy Castro discusses the 1925
      silent movie version of "The Wizard Of Oz". Hour 3 - BTR only.
      Apollo 7 astronaut Walter Cunningham; Adam-Troy Castro on books and

      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 Time Monster" movie
      Season 9, Episodes 21 through 26. Doctor: Jon Pertwee.
      The Master (in disguise) becomes a tenured professor at Cambridge,
      where his theories on Interstitial Time fall on sympathetic if
      disbelieving ears. Alas, just as his experiments begin to bear
      fruit, the Doctor and Jo arrive to complicate things. A major
      showcase story for Sgt. Benton.
      2 October (12:30AM) "The Three Doctors"

      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), 12-2 (45-2), 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 "Vengeance On Varos" pts 1a+1b of 2
      Season 22, Episodes 3a through 3b. Doctor: Colin Baker.
      Varos is a world where executions are the most popular evening
      entertainment and everyone from the lowest of the low to the highest
      of the high is a prisoner in constant fear of death. It's also the
      only available source for an ore needed to fix the TARDIS. Danger
      ensues for the TARDIS two.
      2 October pre-empted pledge special
      9 October "Vengeance On Varos" pts 2a+2b
      16 October "The Mark Of The Rani" pts 1a+1b
      23 October "The Mark Of The Rani" pts 2a+2b
      30 October "The Two Doctors" pts 1a+1b

      Not Yet Airing New Series Or Between Seasons:


      Nederland 3 http://portal.omroep.nl/ned3
      Doctor Who premiere January 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
      Series 1 completed. Series 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


      CBC TV http://www.cbc.ca/television
      http://www.cbc.ca/doctorwho http://www.dwin.org
      Series 1 completed. Series 2 premiere TBA.
      "The Planet Of The Doctor" exclusive CBC.CA documentary. 6 regular
      episodes and 1 special. Approximately 90 minutes.

      Thanks for reading. Until next week, take care.

      Doctor Who is a BBC Trademark. Copyright 2005.
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