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This Week In Doctor Who - August 31, 2001

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  • Benjamin F. Elliott
    This Week In Doctor Who - August 31, 2001 by Benjamin F. Elliott Vol 4, No 35 http://groups.yahoo.com/group/thisweekindoctorwho/ Welcome to the weekly guide to
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      This Week In Doctor Who - August 31, 2001
      by Benjamin F. Elliott
      Vol 4, No 35

      Welcome to the weekly guide to Doctor Who broadcasts around the world.

      Canadians, rejoice! Word broke on Outpost Gallifrey
      http://www.gallifreyone.com/ Tuesday that BBC Kids, one of two digital BBC
      channels launching this fall, has added Doctor Who to its lineup. BBC Kids
      will go on the air in November - 2 months after most of the new channels,
      including BBC Canada. To get the station, you need to be subscribed to
      either digital cable or a satellite system, and your cable/satellite
      provider has to decide to pick the station up. It is unknown at this time
      which Doctor BBC Kids will start with, or what time the show will air. When
      the website for BBC Kids is up, it will be http://www.bbckids.ca/ .

      Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Paraguay, and Uruguay - guess what, you've got
      Doctor Who as well, starting in October! Imagen Satelital, a Latin America
      broadcaster, has bought the rights to air Doctor Who on one of their TV
      stations, which will air in the 5 above named countries. Looking over the
      stations mentioned on their website http://www.imagensat.com.ar/ , I believe
      that Uniseries http://www.uniseries.com.ar/ is the most likely home for
      Doctor Who, because it is the only one that is focusing on new and old TV
      shows. TV listings information for down there is very sketchy, so hopefully
      there are some readers left from when HBO OLE aired the TV movie down there
      multiple times in 1999 who might know where to go for accurate listings in
      that part of the world. Imagen Satelital's pickup of Doctor Who was first
      announced on Outpost Gallifrey at the same time the BBC Canada news came
      out. Good week for the Western Hemisphere.

      Death Comes To Time again. In yet another scoop, Outpost Gallifrey got a
      press release from the BBC regarding the Death Comes To Time audio drama.
      The BBC had previously decided to record the remaining 5 episodes of this
      Doctor Who story, with Sylvester McCoy as the Doctor and Sophie Aldred as
      Ace. Now they have decided where to release the episodes - at
      http://www.bbc.co.uk/doctorwho/ , where episode 1 came out in July. The 5
      new episodes will come online in real audio format at the rate of 1 episode
      per week in 2002 (start date not on the BBC's release). Like episode 1, the
      episodes will have colour illustrations by Lee Sullivan. Episode 1 is still
      online for people to listen to right now.

      Dallas, TX - KERA 13 http://www.kera.org/ will be offered to Dallas area
      viewers on Direct TV come January 2002. More and more stations are being
      offered in local satellite packages in major markets. PBS stations have
      lagged behind major network affiliates, but are expected to go up
      eventually. KERA is the first Doctor Who airing station known to have
      announced that they will be on a satellite service.

      Additions and corrections are welcome at bfelliott@... ,
      bfelliott@... , bfelliott3 on AOL IM, or thebfe on Yahoo!
      Messenger. And now, the listings:

      Story descriptions are off on vacation, but I have told them to send
      postcards next week to make up for it.



      UK Gold http://www.sceneone.co.uk/s1/tv/listings
      Sat 9:05-11AM BST "Warriors' Gate" movie
      Sun 9:05-11AM BST "The Keeper Of Traken" movie


      BBC Prime http://www.bbcprime.com/
      Late Fri 1AM*, Sat 3:30PM, Sun 11:30AM CET "The Awakening" ep 2 of 2
      *Not seen in all regions.
      Late Thu 12:30AM CET "Frontios" ep 1 of 4


      UKTV http://www.varos.com/drwho/uktv/ http://www.uktv.com.au/
      Sun 7AM, Late Sun 1AM AEST "The Leisure Hive" all 4 eps
      Mon-Thu 11:30PM AEST "The Visitation" all 4 eps
      Fri 11:30PM AEST "Black Orchid" ep 1 of 2


      NHPTV New Hampshire 11,49,52 http://www.nhptv.org/
      Late Sat Mid EDT "The Horns Of Nimon" eps 1+2 of 4
      Late Thu Mid EDT "The Horns Of Nimon" eps 3+4 of 4

      WQED/WQEX 13,16 Pittsburgh, PA http://www.wqed.org/
      Sat 11:30PM EDT "Meglos" eps 3+4 of 4

      WYBE 35 Philadelphia, PA http://www.wybe.org/
      (5:30PM airing pre-empted this week.)
      Sat 4AM EDT "Delta And The Bannermen" ep 3 of 3
      Sat 4:30AM EDT "Dragonfire" ep 1 of 3
      Sat 11PM EDT "Dragonfire" eps 2+3 of 3

      MPT Maryland 22,28,31,36,62,67 http://www.mpt.org/
      Late Sat Mid EDT "The Mind Robber" movie
      (Start time moves to 12:15AM next week.)

      WCET 48 Cincinnati, OH http://www.wcet.org/
      Sat 11PM EDT "The Armageddon Factor" eps 4+5 of 6

      WYIN 56 Gary, IN (Chicago, IL) http://www.wyin.org/
      Sat 10PM CDT "Meglos" eps 1+2 of 4

      WILL 12 Urbana, IL http://www.will.uiuc.edu/
      Sat 11:41PM CDT "The Seeds Of Doom" ep 2 of 6

      TPT St. Paul, MN http://www.tpt.org/
      Sat 11:30PM, Sun 5:30AM CDT "The Armageddon Factor" ep 4 of 6

      IPTV Iowa 11,12,21,24,27,32,32,36 http://www.sffn.com/ http://www.iptv.org/
      Fri 11:05PM CDT "Earthshock" eps 1+2 of 4

      PPTV North Dakota 2,3,4,6,9,13,19 http://www.pptv.org/
      Fri 10:30PM CDT (9:30PM MDT) "The Creature From The Pit" ep 3 of 4

      KERA 13 Dallas, TX http://www.kera.org/
      Late Fri Mid CDT "Inferno" ep 7 of 7
      Late Fri 12:25AM CDT "Terror Of The Autons" ep 1 of 4

      KBDI/K32EO 12,32 Denver/Colorado Springs, CO http://www.kbdi.org/
      Late Fri 12:30AM MDT "Castrovalva" eps 1+2 of 4
      Sat 11PM MDT "Castrovalva" eps 3+4 of 4

      KUED 7 Salt Lake City, UT http://www.kued.org/
      Sat 11PM, Late Sat 12:30AM MDT "The Sunmakers" ep 2 of 4

      KBTC/KCKA/K65BU 28,15,65 Tacoma/Centralia/Gray's River, WA
      Sat 7PM, Late Sat 12:30AM PDT "Nightmare Of Eden" eps 1+2 of 4

      KTEH 54 San Jose, CA http://www.kteh.org/
      Sun 11PM PDT "The Ambassadors Of Death" eps 6+7 of 7

      Thanks for reading. Until next week, take care.

      Doctor Who is a BBC Trademark. Copyright 2001.
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