Torchwood This Week - May 31, 2008
- TORCHWOOD THIS WEEK
May 31, 2008 - Vol 2, No 21
The weekly guide to Torchwood transmissions.
by Benjamin F. Elliott
Doctor Who schedule information is in This Week In Doctor Who
The New Zealand Doctor Who Fan Club http://nzdwfc.tetrap.com
currently has a discussion on their main forum regarding rumors that
TV2 is finally premiering Torchwood Series 1 on Wednesday 9 July.
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-
email@example.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
TV 2 http://www.yle.fi/tv2
Monday 10:50PM EET 2-11 "Adrift"
9 June - pre-empted
SciFi Russia was due to launch on 30 May. Doctor Who and Torchwood
are supposed to be on the schedule. I have not found a website for
HD on Ztele HD, Dubbed in French.
Monday 8AM EDT 1-08 "Ils Tuent Encore Suzie"
Monday 9PM, Friday 2PM and 11PM, 9 June 8AM EDT 1-09 "Chaussures En
9 June 9PM, 13 June 2PM and 11PM, 16 June 8AM EDT 1-10 "Hors du Temps"
16 June 9PM, 20 June 2PM and 11PM, 23 June 8AM EDT 1-11 "Combat"
23 June 9PM, 27 June 2PM and 11PM EDT 1-12 "Capitaine Jack Harkness"
HD Net Canada http://www.hd.net
Complete, uncut episodes in High Definition (not the same schedule as
HD Net US)
Monday 7 and 10PM and 1AM EDT/4 and 7 and 10PM PDT 1-08 "They Keep
9 June 7 and 10PM and 1AM EDT/4 and 7 and 10PM PDT 1-09 "Random Shoes"
BBC HD http://www.bbc.co.uk/hd http://www.radiotimes.com
Wednesday 11PM BST 2-08 "A Day In The Death"
11 June 11PM BST 2-09 "Something Borrowed"
HD Net http://www.hd.net
Dish 9422 (5510 Alaska and Hawaii only)
High Definition 16:9 format. Uncut, commercial free.
Monday 7PM and 10PM and 1AM EST/4PM and 7PM and 10PM PDT 1-
9 June 7PM and 10PM and 1AM EST/4PM and 7PM and 10PM PDT 1-05 "Small
BBC Entertainment http://poland.bbcentertainment.com
The Polish version of BBC Entertainment's website now has a Torchwood
page listing all the Series 1 episodes (in English and Polish). I
cannot find a premiere date yet.
Stations That Will/Have Aired Torchwood:
NEW ZEALAND - TV2 http://www.tvnz.co.nz - Coming in 2008
UKRAINE - ICTV
TURKEY - TRT
SOUTH KOREA - KNN
UK - BBC Two http://www.bbc.co.uk/bbctwo http://www.radiotimes.com -
Series 2 completed.
BBC Three http://www.bbc.co.uk/bbcthree http://www.radiotimes.com -
Series 2 completed.
Israel - Yes Stars 2 http://www.yes.co.il - Series 1 completed.
Sweden - TV4 Plus http://www.tv4.se - Series 1 completed.
SPAIN - Cuatro http://www.cuatro.com - Series 1 completed.
AUSTRALIA - Network Ten http://www.ten.com.au http://www.sfsa.org.au -
Series 1 completed.
There are exclusive interviews and clips on the Ten website as well
as Torchwood De-Classified - as of this writing, you have to be in
Australia to view the clips.
Southern Cross Ten
(Regional service that carries portions of Network Ten's lineup) -
Series 1 completed.
UKTV Australia http://www.uktv.com.au
No episodes scheduled.
Network Ten HD http://www.ten.com.au http://www.sfsa.org.au
Series 1 repeats on the new HD channel.
Shelved for now. Premiere date TBA.
MEXICO - Canal 22 http://www.canal22.org.mx/main.html
Episodes air as 2 parters. Series 1 completed?
LATIN AMERICA - People + Arts http://www.tupeople.com - Series 1
FRANCE - NRJ 12 http://www.nrj12.fr - Series 1 repeats completed,
episodes dubbed in French, expect slight cuts on bloodshed
Jimmy http://www.jimmy.fr - Series 1 completed.
CANADA - CBC TV http://www.cbc.ca/television - HD on CBC HD, 16:9
Letterbox analog, co-produced Series 1, has not announced if they
will buy Series 2.
HONG KONG - ATV World http://www.hkatv.com/world/05 Series 1
NETHERLANDS - SciFi http://www.scifi-tv.nl Series 1 completed.
USA - BBC America http://www.bbcamerica.com
DirecTV 264 Dish 135,879 16:9 Letterbox format. Series 2 Completed.
Next airdate unknown.
BBC America On Demand - available on better digital cable systems
Full length episodes (no cuts for time). Content edits made for BBC
America TV broadcasts (language, violence, nudity) will be present in
this version. - No episodes on schedule.
MILITARY - BFBS http://www.ssvc.com/bfbs/tv/ - Series 2 completed.
ITALY - Jimmy http://www.jimmy140.it
Dubbed into Italian. Series 1 repeats completed.
And other countries who I haven't seen identified yet
Thanks for reading. Until next week, take care.
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