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Torchwood This Week - July 28, 2007

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  • Benjamin Elliott
    TORCHWOOD THIS WEEK by Benjamin F. Elliott July 28, 2007 Volume 1, Number 38 The weekly guide to Torchwood transmissions.
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      TORCHWOOD THIS WEEK
      by Benjamin F. Elliott
      July 28, 2007
      Volume 1, Number 38
      The weekly guide to Torchwood transmissions.
      http://groups.yahoo.com/group/torchwood
      http://groups.yahoo.com/group/thisweekindoctorwho

      Torchwood premieres in Spain this weekend. Late Sundays at 1AM on
      Cuatro. 1 episode per week.

      Seems I was slightly mistaken on the Mexican listings. Canal 22 is
      not airing 2 episodes per week. They are breaking episodes into 2
      parts. 30 minutes Monday, with the concluding 30 minutes Wednesday.

      US readers with Digital Cable - if you have BBC America On Demand,
      you are getting Torchwood earlier than the rest of us. The
      documentary Welcome To Torchwood and Torchwood episode 1 (Everything
      Changes) go on the BBC America On Demand service on Monday 27 August.
      Expect further episodes to pop up once a week (so - Day One on
      September 3, Ghost Machine on September 10, etc).

      BBC America's On Demand service usually holds 4 episodes at a time
      before the earlier episodes drop off. It is commercial free. It also
      has a tendency to air shows unedited that are airing edited on the
      main channel. Life On Mars Series 1 was the full 58 minutes On Demand
      versus 45 1/2 minutes on the TV channel. It will be interesting to
      see if On Demand gets a complete (or at least more complete) version
      of the Torchwood episodes.

      To get BBC America On Demand, you need to a) have BBC America on your
      system, b) be subscribed to Digital Cable, and c) your cable system
      needs to have signed up for it. DirecTV and Dish Network subscribers
      are out of luck - the On Demand service isn't available on satellite
      at this time. If you don't get On Demand, you can join me waiting for
      its arrival on Saturday 8 September on the BBC America TV channel.

      BBC America (so far at least) has only put shows On Demand that they
      air in the US first, so don't expect Doctor Who to pop up there.

      Doctor Who schedule information is in This Week In Doctor Who
      http://groups.yahoo.com/group/thisweekindoctorwho .

      I am trying to find websites and station information for some of the
      more elusive Torchwood sales. If you spot it airing or getting ready
      to air in your country, and I've missed it, let me know so it gets
      into the next edition and more fans get informed.

      Corrections and updates are welcome at torchwood-
      owner@yahoogroups.com , TWIDW on AIM, and thebfe on Yahoo Messenger.

      Torchwood Website - http://www.bbc.co.uk/torchwood
      Australian Website - http://www.ten.com.au/ten/tv_torchwood.html

      Israel:

      Yes Stars 2 http://www.yes.co.il
      Sunday 10:20PM and 1:40AM, Friday 8:40PM and 1AM 1-12 "Captain Jack
      Harkness"

      Australia:

      Network Ten http://www.ten.com.au http://www.sfsa.org.au
      There are some Australian exclusive interviews and clips on the Ten
      website as well as Torchwood De-Classified - as of this writing,
      there is no block on seeing these in other countries.
      Monday 9:15-10:25PM 1-07 "Greeks Bearing Gifts"
      (Note earlier time. However, the Monday episode of Big Brother has
      run long, delaying Torchwood at least once so far. Ten's programming
      could run late.)
      6 August 9:30-10:40PM 1-08 "They Keep Killing Suzie"

      Southern Cross Ten
      http://www.mytalk.com.au/Stations/TV/SCTEN/Pages/Default.aspx
      (Regional service that carries portions of Network Ten's lineup)
      Monday 9:15-10:25PM 1-07 "Greeks Bearing Gifts"

      Sweden:

      TV4 Plus http://www.tv4.se
      Sunday 9PM, Late Friday 1:45AM CET 1-06 "Countrycide"
      Sunday 10PM, Late Friday 2:35AM CET 1-07 "Greeks Bearing Gifts"
      5 August 9PM CET 1-08 "They Keep Killing Suzie"
      5 August 10PM CET 1-09 "Random Shoes"
      (now airing 2 episodes per week)

      Mexico:

      Canal 22 http://www.canal22.org.mx/main.html
      Episodes air as 2 parters.
      Monday 10:30PM 1-04 "Cyberwoman" 30 minutes, pt 1 of 2
      Wednesday 10:30PM 1-04 "Cyberwoman" 30 minutes, pt 2 of 2
      6 August 10:30PM 1-05 "Small Worlds" 30 minutes, pt 1 of 2
      8 August 10:30PM 1-05 "Small Worlds" 30 minutes, pt 2 of 2

      SPAIN:

      Cuatro http://www.cuatro.com
      Late Sunday 1AM CET 1-01 "Everything Changes"

      UK Broadcasts:

      BBC HD http://www.bbc.co.uk/hd http://www.radiotimes.com
      No repeats scheduled in next 2 weeks.

      USA:

      BBC America On Demand (certain digital cable systems, not on
      satellite)
      27 August through 2 September:
      Preview - Welcome To Torchwood
      1-01 "Everything Changes" (BBC America has run shows unedited for
      content and time on the On Demand service - time will tell)

      BBC America http://www.bbcamerica.com
      8 September 9PM and Midnight EDT/6 and 9PM PDT 1-01 "Everything
      Changes"

      Future Broadcasters of Torchwood:

      CANADA - CBC TV http://www.cbc.ca/television - Fall 2007, reported to
      be Fridays 9PM
      NEW ZEALAND - TV2 http://www.tvnz.co.nz
      UKRAINE - ICTV
      FRANCE - NRJ 12 http://www.nrj12.fr
      TURKEY - TRT
      CANADA - Ztele http://www.ztele.com/index.jsp
      SOUTH KOREA - KNN
      And other countries who I haven't seen identified yet

      Series 2 - coming early 2008. 13 episodes, premieres on BBC Two.

      Thanks for reading. Until next week, take care.

      Doctor Who is a BBC Trademark. Copyright 2007.
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