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This Week In Doctor Who - December 21, 2005

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  • Benjamin Elliott
    THE CHRISTMAS INVASION IN DOCTOR WHO December 21, 2005 - Vol 8, No 51 The weekly guide to Doctor Who broadcasts worldwide. by Benjamin F. Elliott
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      THE CHRISTMAS INVASION IN DOCTOR WHO
      December 21, 2005 - Vol 8, No 51
      The weekly guide to Doctor Who broadcasts worldwide.
      by Benjamin F. Elliott
      http://groups.yahoo.com/group/thisweekindoctorwho
      http://groups.yahoo.com/group/torchwood

      Wednesday 21 December:
      NRK 2 Norway - 8:05PM - "Sannhetens Time" (1st Series Finale!)
      Thursday 22 December:
      Style UK (Showtime Arabia) - 7PM UAE - "Rose" (Series Premiere!)
      Friday 23 December:
      BBC Radio Wales - 6:30PM GMT "Back In Time: New Doctor, New Dangers"
      (radio documentary)
      Style UK (Showtime Arabia) - 7PM UAE - "The End Of The World"
      Jimmy (Italy) - 9PM - "La Lunga Partita"
      Christmas Day:
      BBC One 7PM GMT - "The Christmas Invasion"
      BBC Interactive 8PM GMT "Attack Of The Graske" (interactive mini-
      episode)
      BFBS 1 8:10PM CET - "The Christmas Invasion"
      Boxing Day:
      BFBS 2 and BFBS Navy 8PM CET - "The Christmas Invasion"
      CBC Canada 8PM (8:30PM Newfoundland) - "The Christmas Invasion"
      New Years Day:
      BBC Three 7PM GMT "The Christmas Invasion" (encore)
      BBC Interactive 8PM GMT "Attack Of The Graske" (2nd chance to play)

      Merry Christmas (and the happiest of holidays) to all the This Week
      In Doctor Who readership. This is the weekend of the first ever
      OFFICIAL Doctor Who Christmas special ("The Feast Of Steven" in 1965
      wasn't actually billed as a Christmas special). David Tennant is
      officially taking over as the 10th Doctor. The UK, the British
      military, and Canada are all getting "The Christmas Invasion" this
      weekend. The reviews make it sound exciting, it's 60 minutes long,
      and they're doing another one next year. Series Two will air
      sometime in 2006 - date to be determined.

      A far cry from this time last year. We new the new Doctor Who was
      coming. No clue how it would turn out. CBC Canada and Prime TV New
      Zealand had bought the show, but otherwise we were still waiting to
      learn who the overseas broadcasters would be - we didn't even know
      about Australia. Doctor Who wasn't on TV at all in the UK for
      Christmas - UKTV Gold was pre-empting it for yet another weekend
      marathon of Carry On movies. We were hopeful, but it was a quiet Who
      Christmas 2004. How times change!

      BBC Radio Wales http://www.bbc.co.uk/wales/radiowales will
      air "Doctor Who Back In Time: New Doctor, New Danger" on Friday at
      6:30PM and Saturday at 1:05PM GMT. It's a new Welsh documentary tied
      into the Christmas episode.

      BBC Radio 7 http://www.bbc.co.uk/bbc7 airs episode 2 of "The Chimes
      Of Midnight", Big Finish's own Christmas contribution to Doctor Who,
      this Saturday at 6:30PM and 12:30AM GMT. No episode New Years Eve -
      part 3 airs on 7 January.

      And don't forget "Attack Of The Graske", an interactive Doctor Who
      game/adventure to finish off Christmas night in the UK. Use the red
      button on digital TV to play the game anytime between 8PM and
      Midnight (it'll air again on New Years Day). Stars David Tennant
      with the player as companion.

      UK Doctor Who fans get to see the TV Movie again at 8AM Christmas
      Day on UKTV Gold. Repeats on New Years Day and 2 January if you miss
      it.

      Arabian Peninsula and Northern African Doctor Who fans - Showtime
      Arabia http://www.showtimearabia.com is bringing Doctor Who to their
      satellite platform beginning tomorrow. Style UK will air 2 episodes
      of Doctor Who per week. Thursdays and Fridays at 7PM UAE time
      (adjust for your time zone). Repeats the following day (Fridays and
      Saturdays) at 9AM and 4PM UAE. Congratulations to the latest Doctor
      Who broadcaster. I'll try to have a list of countries where you can
      subscribe to Showtime Arabia in the next few weeks.

      France and Norway say goodbye to Series One this week. NRK 2
      http://www.nrk.no airs Parting Of The Ways tonight at 8:05PM CET.
      France 4 http://www.france4.tv repeats Parting Of The Ways one more
      time - Christmas Eve at 8:30AM CET. Hopefully they will air future
      seasons and maybe repeat this season in the future. Shows that do
      well on France 4 sometimes air on the more widely available France
      2 - no clue if this will happen with Doctor Who.

      UKTV Gold has sent out the following letter in regards to the future
      of the weekend omnibus repeats of the classic Doctor Who stories:

      "Thank you for your query regarding UKTV Gold. The omnibus episodes
      of Doctor Who will continue well into 2006 in the current 7:00am
      slot on Saturdays and Sundays. The series will be off air from this
      weekend till New Years Day while we play out our Christmas schedule.
      However, the series will return on 7th Jan when we will be showing
      the final 2 episodes of our Sylvester McCoy season. Following that
      we will be showing Colin Baker's episodes and from 19th Feb we will
      begin showing Jon Pertwee's stint as the Doctor with the
      episode "Spearhead From Space".

      "Yours sincerely, Richard, UKTV Gold"

      Thanks to the readers who have been checking on this. Jon Pertwee is
      finally returning to UKTV Gold.

      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:

      BROADCASTS RELATED TO NEW SERIES:

      New Series General Information:
      http://www.bbc.co.uk/doctorwho
      http://www.cbc.ca/doctorwho
      http://www.gallifreyone.com
      http://www.kbs.co.kr/2tv/enter/doctorwho/index.html
      http://www2.nrk.no/program/doktor_who
      http://www.jimmy140.it/contenuti/serie/doctor_who/1
      http://www.france4.tv/prog.php?id_prog=789

      UK First Run:

      BBC Radio Wales http://www.bbc.co.uk/wales/radiowales
      Friday 6:30PM, Saturday 1:05PM GMT "Back In Time: New Doctor, New
      Danger"
      4th installment of BBC Radio Wales' Back In Time series (the first 3
      episodes aired with Series One earlier this year). This edition
      gives a Welsh perspective on the new Doctor and the upcoming series.

      BBC One http://www.bbc.co.uk/bbcone http://www.radiotimes.com
      16:9 Widescreen Digital,14:9 Cropped Letterbox Analogue
      Christmas Day 7PM GMT 2-00 "The Christmas Invasion" (1 hour special)
      Primary broadcaster of Doctor Who. Series Two Saturdays 7PM in 2006
      (start date TBA)

      BBC Interactive
      Christmas Day 8PM GMT "Attack Of The Graske"
      Interactive episode/game available through the BBC's interactive
      services on digital TV. Press the red button from BBC One or BBC Two
      to take part in this adventure. Starring David Tennant as the Doctor
      and the viewer/player as the companion. The game will probably be
      available until Midnight. It will also be available on New Years Day
      after the BBC Three repeat of "The Christmas Invasion".

      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.

      BBC Radio 2 http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio2
      "Doctor Who: Regeneration" documentary
      1 hour special looking at the phenomenon of Doctor Who in 2005 and
      the issue of how a regeneration this early into the show's run will
      affect its future. Interviews with Russell T. Davies, Billie Piper,
      new Doctor David Tennant, and more. Still online through listen
      again.

      MILITARY:

      BFBS http://www.ssvc.com/bfbs/tv/bfbs1listing/Look_Ahead_Frameset.htm
      BFBS 1:
      Christmas Day 8:10PM CET 2-00 "The Christmas Invasion" (60 minutes)
      BFBS 2 & BFBS Navy:
      26 December 8PM CET 2-00 "The Christmas Invasion" (60 minutes)
      British forces overseas get to see the Christmas episode very
      shortly after the UK premiere - the first broadcast is just 10
      minutes after the premiere on BBC One.

      CANADA:

      CBC TV http://www.cbc.ca/television
      http://www.cbc.ca/doctorwho http://www.dwin.org
      Boxing Day 8-9:30PM (8:30-10PM Newfoundland) 2-00 "The Christmas
      Invasion" hosted by Billie Piper.
      CBC presents the special episode just one day after the UK premiere.
      Episode will air unedited. No repeats scheduled at this time, so to
      see it in a timely manner you'll have to tune in (or set your
      VCR/DVR if you're watching a hockey game that night). If you have a
      Canadian satellite service, remember that they have all 5 time zones
      of CBC available, so you can tune it at the most convenient time for
      your needs.
      2006 - Series 2. Start Date TBA.
      http://www.cbc.ca/planetofthedoctor
      "The Planet Of The Doctor" exclusive CBC.CA documentary. 6 regular
      episodes and 1 special. Approximately 90 minutes.

      NORWAY:

      NRK2 http://www.nrk.no
      http://www2.nrk.no/program/doktor_who
      Wednesday 8:05PM CET 1-13 "Sannhetens Time" pt 2 of 2 (1st Series
      Finale)
      16:9 Widescreen Digital; 16:9 Letterbox Analog
      Last Scheduled broadcast.

      FRANCE:

      France 4 http://www.france4.tv
      http://www.france4.tv/prog.php?id_prog=789
      Christmas Eve 8:30AM CET 1-13 "Not Titled Yet" pt 2 of 2 (1st Series
      Finale)
      Dubbed in French. Last scheduled broadcast.

      ITALY:

      Jimmy http://www.jimmy140.it
      http://www.jimmy140.it/contenuti/serie/doctor_who/1
      Thursday 10:35PM CET 1-06 "Dalek"
      Friday 9PM, pre-empted Christmas Eve, Sunday 2:40PM + 4:25AM,
      Tuesday 11:45PM CET 1-07 "La Lunga Partita"
      29 December 10:??PM 1-07 "La Lunga Partita"
      30 December 9PM, New Years Eve 2:15PM 1-08 "Il Padre Di Rose"

      BELGIUM (& The Netherlands):

      één Network http://www.een.be
      Pre-empted this week. Yes, we know it's the middle of the Aliens Of
      London/World War Three 2 parter. No, we don't know when part 2 is
      airing.
      English with Subtitles.

      ARABIAN Peninsula/North Africa:

      Showtime Arabia http://www.showtimearabia.com
      Style UK
      Thursday 7PM, Friday 9AM & 4PM UAE 1-01 "Rose" (Series Premiere!)
      Friday 7PM, Saturday 9AM & 4PM UAE 1-02 "The End Of The World"
      The Showtime Arabia satellite system brings Doctor Who to another
      wide swath of the world. Adjust for local time if you're not in the
      United Arab Emirates.
      29 December 1-03 "The Unquiet Dead"
      30 December 1-04 "Aliens Of London" pt 1 of 2

      UK Repeats:

      UKTV Gold http://www.ukgold.tv http://www.onthebox.com/partner/otb
      All shows 1 hour later on UKTV Gold + 1
      (UKTV Gold continues a Christmas/New Years daily run of Series One.)
      Thursday 10AM GMT 1-04 "Aliens Of London" pt 1 of 2
      Friday 10AM GMT 1-05 "World War Three" pt 2 of 2
      Christmas Eve 10AM GMT 1-06 "Dalek"
      Tuesday 10AM GMT 1-07 "The Long Game"
      Wednesday 28 December 10AM GMT 1-08 "Father's Day"
      14:9 Cropped Letterbox.
      29 December 10AM GMT 1-09 "The Empty Child" pt 1 of 2
      30 December 10AM GMT 1-10 "The Doctor Dances" pt 2 of 2
      New Years Eve 10AM GMT 1-11 "Boom Town"
      New Years Day 10AM GMT 1-12 "Bad Wolf" pt 1 of 2
      2 January 10AM GMT 1-13 "The Parting Of The Ways" pt 2 of 2
      6 January 7PM GMT 1-09 "The Empty Child" pt 1 of 2 (new earlier time
      for Friday broadcast)
      7 January 6PM GMT 1-09 "The Empty Child" pt 1 of 2
      8 January 4PM GMT 1-09 "The Empty Child" pt 1 of 2 (late Sunday
      broadcast discontinued)
      13 January 7PM GMT 1-10 "The Doctor Dances" pt 2 of 2
      14 January 6PM GMT 1-10 "The Doctor Dances" pt 2 of 2
      15 January 4PM GMT 1-10 "The Doctor Dances" pt 2 of 2
      20 January 7PM GMT 1-11 "Boom Town"
      21 January 6PM GMT 1-11 "Boom Town"
      22 January 4PM GMT 1-11 "Boom Town"
      27 January 7PM GMT 1-12 "Bad Wolf" pt 1 of 2
      28 January 6PM GMT 1-12 "Bad Wolf" pt 1 of 2
      29 January 4PM GMT 1-12 "Bad Wolf" pt 1 of 2

      BBC Three http://www.bbc.co.uk/bbcthree http://www.radiotimes.com
      Doctor Who Confidential http://www.bbc.co.uk/doctorwho/confidential/
      (BBC Three does a Doctor Who week, airing all 13 episodes before
      ending with The Christmas Invasion. Due to sheer coincidence, both
      UKTV Gold and BBC Three will air "Boom Town" on New Years Eve.)
      Boxing Day 7PM GMT "Rose"
      Boxing Day 7:45PM GMT "The End Of The World"
      Tuesday 7PM GMT "The Unquiet Dead"
      Tuesday 7:45PM GMT "Aliens Of London" pt 1 of 2
      16:9 Widescreen.
      28 December 7PM "World War Three" pt 2 of 2
      28 December 7:45PM "Dalek"
      29 December 7PM "The Long Game"
      29 December 7:45PM "Father's Day"
      30 December 7PM "The Empty Child" pt 1 of 2
      30 December 7:45PM "The Doctor Dances" pt 2 of 2
      New Years Eve 7PM "Boom Town"
      New Years Eve 7:45PM "Bad Wolf" pt 1 of 2
      New Years Eve 8:30PM "The Parting Of The Ways" pt 2 of 2
      New Years Day 7PM 2-00 "The Christmas Invasion" (encore)
      Sole broadcaster of Doctor Who Confidential (immediately after BBC
      One Series 2 broadcasts, other repeats)
      Time-shifted broadcasts of Series 2 in 2006 (same weekends as BBC
      One)
      First broadcaster of Torchwood (coming later in 2006)

      Thomsonfly Airlines, Singapore Airlines, Virgin Atlantic Airways,
      British Midland Airlines, British Airways, Air New Zealand - various
      episodes

      OTHER TV/RADIO/INTERNET BROADCASTS:

      UK:

      BBC7 http://www.bbc.co.uk/bbc7
      Big Finish Doctor Who http://www.doctorwho.co.uk
      Saturday 6:30PM & 12:30AM GMT "The Chimes Of Midnight" pt 2 of 4 Big
      Finish Audio 29.
      Paul McGann as the Doctor and India Fisher as Charley Pollard in
      this Christmas themed adventure. Episode 3 expected to air on 7
      January.

      BBC Online http://www.bbc.co.uk/doctorwho/classic/index.shtml
      http://www.bbc.co.uk/doctorwho/classic/webcasts/shada
      "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.
      http://www.bbc.co.uk/doctorwho/classic/webcasts/shalka
      "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?
      http://www.bbc.co.uk/doctorwho/classic/webcasts/realtime
      "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)
      Now-2 January - daily broadcast of New Series at 10AM continues, pre-
      empted Christmas Day and 26 December.
      Christmas Day 8:20-10AM GMT "Doctor Who" (1996)
      The TARDIS is forced to land in San Francisco on December 30, 1999,
      right in the middle of a gang shooting. While the Master escapes,
      the Doctor finds himself seriously injured. Tragedy ensues, and it
      may be up to a new Doctor to save the day. Doctor Who: Sylvester
      McCoy + Paul McGann. Doctor Grace Holloway: Daphne Ashbrook. Based
      on and continuing the classic BBC TV series.
      1 January 11AM-12:35PM GMT "Doctor Who" (1996)
      2 January 7:20-9AM GMT "Doctor Who" (1996)
      7 January 7:05-9AM GMT "The Curse Of Fenric"
      8 January 7-8:25AM GMT "Survival"
      14 January 7-9AM GMT "The Twin Dilemma"
      15 January 7-9AM GMT "Vengeance On Varos"
      21 January 7-9AM GMT "The Mark Of The Rani"
      22 January 7-9AM GMT "Timelash"
      28 January 7-9AM GMT "The Trial Of A Time Lord: The Mysterious
      Planet"
      29 January 7-9AM GMT "The Trial Of A Time Lord: Mindwarp"
      19 February "Spearhead From Space"

      Homechoice http://www.homechoice.co.uk
      On Demand Channel C1
      All 13 Series 1 (2005) episodes - cropped to 4:3
      The Three Doctors - all 4 episodes
      The Deadly Assassin - all 4 episodes
      The Caves Of Androzani - all 4 episodes
      Timelash - 4 part version, all 4 episodes
      The Curse Of Fenric - all 4 episodes

      First Great Western Railway (Volo TV)
      http://www.firstgreatwestern.co.uk/atyourservice/volotv.php
      Episodes unknown.

      AUSTRALIA:

      ABC http://www.abc.net.au/tv
      Thursday 6:05PM "The Trial Of A Time Lord" pts 3+4 of 14 (The
      Mysterious Planet pts 3+4)
      Season 23, Episodes 3 through 4. Doctor: Colin Baker.
      In the courtroom, the 6th Doctor continues his battle of words with
      the Valeyard. On Ravalox, the Doctor and Peri must stop Drathro the
      robot before it makes a selfish decision that could wipe out
      humanity.
      Friday - pre-empted Christmas weekend
      Monday 6:03PM "The Trial Of A Time Lord" pts 5+6 of 14 (Mindwarp pts
      1+2)
      Tuesday 6:03PM "The Trial Of A Time Lord" pts 7+8 of 14 (Mindwarp
      pts 3+4)
      Season 23, Episodes 5 through 8. Doctor: Colin Baker.
      The Valeyard comes up with a more damaging piece of evidence. It
      appears that the Doctor lost control while investigating trouble on
      the planet Thoros-Beta. As the situation degenerates, a mad
      scientist does research, and Peri finds herself in trouble again,
      the Doctor's acting out of control. In the courtroom, the Doctor can
      only watch in horror ...
      Wednesday 6:04PM "The Trial Of A Time Lord" pts 9+10 of 14 (Terror
      Of The Vervoids pts 1+2)
      Season 23, Episodes 9 through 10. Doctor: Colin Baker.
      The 6th Doctor takes an unorthodox approach to his defense - he
      presents a case that will occur in his personal future. Bonnie
      Langford joins the crew as Melanie Bush as the TARDIS crew is asked
      to solve a series of murders on a luxury space liner headed to Earth.
      30 December - pre-empted New Years weekend
      2 January through 6 January - pre-empted for Holman Cup Tennis
      coverage like they did in 2004 and 2005
      9 January "The Trial Of A Time Lord: The Ultimate Foe"
      10 January "Time And The Rani"
      12 January "Paradise Towers"
      16 January "Delta And The Bannermen"
      17 January "Dragonfire"
      19 January "The Happiness Patrol"
      20 January "Silver Nemesis"
      24 January "The Greatest Show In The Galaxy"
      26 January "Battlefield"

      CANADA:

      BBC Kids http://www.bbckids.ca
      Weeknights Midnight & 5AM EST (9PM & 2AM PST) - 2 episodes daily
      (changes to 2 & 5AM EST beginning 2 January)
      Weekends 2AM EST (11PM PST) - complete stories
      Wednesday "Enlightenment" pts 2+3 of 4
      Thursday 12&5AM EST "Enlightenment" pt 4 of 4
      Season 20, Episodes 18 through 20. Doctor: Peter Davison.
      Turlough is forced to choose between good and evil. Tegan is faced
      with a suitor who is both innocent and voyeuristic.
      Thursday 12:30&5:30AM EST "The King's Demons" pt 1 of 2
      Friday 12&5AM EST "The King's Demons" pt 2 of 2
      Season 20, Episodes 21 through 22. Doctor: Peter Davison.
      Hailed as demons, the 5th Doctor and company find that the locals
      really don't like them. They don't like King John either, who is in
      this quiet village when history says he's down in London. Something
      strange is going on.
      Friday 12:30&5:30AM EST "Warriors Of The Deep" pt 1 of 4
      Season 21, Episode 1. Doctor: Peter Davison.
      The Silurians and Sea Devils are back. And they're very annoyed.
      Saturday pre-empted for Christmas programming
      Christmas Night "Spearhead From Space" all 4 eps
      Season 7, Episodes 1 through 4. Doctor: Jon Pertwee.
      Hours before David Tennant's introduction as the Doctor airs on
      Canadian TV, catch the introduction of Jon Pertwee. An alien
      invasion. The Doctor in flux. Old friends disbelieving who he is.
      It's the beginning, and no one's prepared for the moment.
      (From 26 to 30 December, Doctor Who airs only at 5 & 5:30AM EST)
      Monday 5AM EST "Warriors Of The Deep" pts 2+3 of 4
      Tuesday 5AM EST "Warriors Of The Deep" pt 4 of 4
      Season 21, Episodes 2 through 4. Doctor: Peter Davison.
      Tuesday 5:30AM EST "The Awakening" pt 1 of 2
      Season 21, Episode 5. Doctor: Peter Davison.
      The 5th Doctor gets Tegan to the right place for once - the village
      of Little Hobcombe, where her Grandfather lives. Or lived. No one's
      seen him.
      28 December (5:30AM) "Frontios"
      30 December (5:30AM) "Planet Of Fire"
      31 December "Doctor Who and the Silurians"
      3 January (2:30AM) "The Caves Of Androzani"
      5 January (2:30AM) "Spearhead From Space"
      7 January "Inferno"
      9 January (2:30AM) "Doctor Who and the Silurians"
      13 January "Inferno"
      14 January "Terror Of The Autons"
      15 January "The Claws Of Axos"
      18 January (2:30AM) "Terror Of The Autons"
      20 January (2:30AM) "The Claws Of Axos"
      21 January "Colony In Space"
      22 January "The Dæmons"
      24 January (2:30AM) "Colony In Space"
      27 January (2:30AM) "The Dæmons"
      28 January "The Sea Devils"
      29 January "The Curse Of Peladon"
      1 February "The Sea Devils"
      4 February "The Mutants"
      5 February "The Time Monster"
      6 February "The Curse Of Peladon"
      8 February "The Mutants"
      11 February "Carnival Of Monsters"
      12 February "The Three Doctors"

      USA:

      American Who http://www.americanwho.net
      http://www.interstellartransmissions.com/amwho/index.php (alternate
      link)
      Current episode - new interview with Richard Franklin (Captain Mike
      Yates) on Jon Pertwee, politics, and bow-wows. If you want to tune
      in, tune now.
      http://www.interstellartransmissions.com/amwho/amwho.mp3
      Upcoming episodes
      December - Carole Ann Ford on her time in the TARDIS; the top 5
      Doctor Who stories of 2005 (expected online this weekend)
      January - Barry Letts discusses his friend Robert Sloman (recently
      deceased) and gives his views on the 2005 Series of Doctor Who.
      February - 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 EST (9-11PM PST, 5-7AM GMT, 4-6PM AEDT)
      Live LTR Stream http://www.warpradio.com/popTuner.asp?id=14175
      BTR Late Sun/Early Mon 1-4AM EST (10PM-1AM PST, 6-9AM GMT, 3-6PM
      AEDT)
      Live BTR Stream http://www.warpradio.com/popTuner.asp?id=14085
      Monday 7-10PM EST (12-3AM GMT) http://www.cityviberadio.co.uk
      Saturday 8-11PM EST (5-8PM PST) http://www.krradio.com (repeat of
      previous week's episode, online audio stream)
      At the Global Sci-Fi Expo. Hour 1 - Reggie Bannister (Bubba Ho-Tep);
      Deanna Lund (Land Of The Giants). Hour 2 - Peter Jason (Deadwood);
      Tracy Scoggins (Babylon 5). Hour 3 - Repeat of last week's Hour 2.

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

      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 Christmas Eve Midnight-1:30AM EST "The Krotons" movie
      Season 6, Episodes 19 through 22. Doctor: Patrick Troughton.
      The 2nd Doctor, Jamie, and Zoe discover a world where the 2
      brightest of every class are recruited to join the Krotons, and are
      never seen again.
      31 December "The Seeds Of Death"

      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)
      Christmas Eve 11:35PM CST "The Trial Of A Time Lord" pts 5+6 of 14
      (Mindwarp pts 1+2)
      Season 23, Episodes 5 through 6. Doctor: Colin Baker.
      See ABC Australia for story details.
      New Years Eve - pre-empted for New Years Special
      7 January "The Trial Of A Time Lord" pts 7+8 (Mindwarp pts 3+4)
      14 January "The Trial Of A Time Lord" pts 9+10 (Terror Of The
      Vervoids pts 1+2)
      21 January "The Trial Of A Time Lord" pts 11+12 (Terror Of The
      Vervoids pts 3+4)
      28 January "The Trial Of A Time Lord" pts 13+14 (The Ultimate Foe)

      Not Yet Airing New Series Or Between Seasons:

      NETHERLANDS:

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

      FINLAND:

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

      HUNGARY:

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

      GERMANY:

      ProSieben http://www.prosieben.de http://www.drwho.de
      Doctor Who premiere 2006. Series 1 & 2 purchased. Dubbed in German.

      SWEDEN:

      SVT http://www.svt.se
      Doctor Who premiere TBA.

      DENMARK: Broadcaster TBA.

      EUROPE/AFRICA/MIDDLE EAST:

      BBC Prime http://www.bbcprime.com
      FAQ page says they will probably get Series 1 in the future, after
      it has aired on other networks in the countries BBC Prime services

      SOUTH KOREA:

      KBS2 http://www.kbs.co.kr
      http://www.kbs.co.kr/2tv/enter/doctorwho/index.html
      Series 1 completed.

      AUSTRALIA:

      ABC http://www.abc.net.au/tv
      Series 1 completed. Expected to buy "The Christmas Invasion" and
      Series 2.

      NEW ZEALAND:

      Prime TV http://www.primetv.co.nz http://nzdwfc.tetrap.com
      "The Christmas Invasion" and Series 2 to air in 2006 (June/July
      start?)

      Christmas Day - "The Christmas Invasion"
      2006 - "Doctor Who Series Two" 13 episodes
      Later 2006 "Torchwood" 13 episodes

      Thanks for reading. Until next week, take care. And a Happy
      Christmas (Invasion) to all of you at home.

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