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This Week In Doctor Who A - December 27, 2008

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  • Benjamin Elliott
    THIS WEEK IN DOCTOR WHO December 27, 2008 - Vol 11, No 51 The weekly guide to Doctor Who and Sarah Jane broadcasts worldwide by Benjamin F. Elliott
    Message 1 of 1 , Dec 27, 2008
      December 27, 2008 - Vol 11, No 51
      The weekly guide to Doctor Who and Sarah Jane broadcasts worldwide
      by Benjamin F. Elliott

      Section A - Everything But The PBS Stations And Podcasts

      Upcoming premiere broadcasts:
      Sunday 28 December:
      KBS 2 South Korea 11:35PM - Voyage Of The Damned
      BBC Radio 7 6PM and Midnight GMT - Commentary for The Next Doctor (60
      Tuesday 30 December:
      BBC Entertainment Asia 7PM and 9:55PM and 2:20AM Thai time - The
      Sound Of Drums, pt 2
      BBC Entertainment Asia 7:45PM and 10:40PM Thai time - DWC The Saxon
      France 4 8:45PM CET - La Chute De Pompeii
      France 4 9:30PM CET - Le Chant Des Oads
      Wednesday 31 December:
      BBC Entertainment India 10PM and 1:35AM - The Sound Of Drums, pt 2
      New Years Day 2009:
      BBC One, BBC HD (simulcast) 1:50PM GMT - Doctor Who At The Proms
      (concert, 60 minutes, TV premiere)
      Saturday 3 January:
      BBC One 5:35PM GMT - Doctor Who Confidential - The Ten Doctors (35
      Sunday 18 January:
      BBC Entertainment South Africa 7PM and Midnight CAT - The Runaway
      Sunday 25 January:
      ABC Australia 7:30PM - The Next Doctor (60 minutes)

      Congratulations to The Next Doctor. The overnight ratings for the
      Christmas Day broadcast averaged 11.7 million viewers. #2 show of the
      day behind Wallace & Gromit, pending timeshift results (one of the
      Eastenders episodes was right behind Who). #2 highest rated episode
      since the relaunch (beaten only by last year's Christmas episode
      Voyage Of The Damned). Top 10 TV show of the year so far. The numbers
      will adjust a bit once time shifted viewing is counted in around 2

      There is a full length podcast commentary for The Next Doctor. It is
      already on iTunes like the Series 4 commentaries, will air on BBC
      Radio 7 on Sunday 28 December at 6PM and Midnight GMT (available for
      a week thereafter), and is an extra audio track on this Friday's
      repeat of the episode on BBC Three.

      As for Doctor Who At The Proms, the concert recorded in July, it is
      now scheduled to premiere at the same day and time on BBC One and BBC
      HD - Thursday New Years Day 2009 at 1:50PM GMT. There will be repeats
      on BBC HD. The broadcast version is 60 minutes. There may be an
      extended version on the BBC Red Button service after the initial

      BBC One gets a new Doctor Who Confidential special - The Ten Doctors -
      Saturday 3 January at 5:35PM. All the Doctors in just over half an

      ABC Australia will get The Next Doctor on Sunday 25 January at
      7:30PM, just one month after the UK premiere. This is being counted
      as fast-tracking. So far no other networks are known to be fast
      tracking the episode. The closer we get to a simultaneous worldwide
      experience, the better, so congratulations Austrailia!

      There was a live Doctor Who: Podshock on December 7 looking back at
      Series 4. It included contributors from a number of podcasts. Next
      live Podshock on the 28th at 1PM EST/10AM PST/6PM GMT, with regular
      episodes also going out.

      KBS2 South Korea http://www.kbs.co.kr premieres Doctor Who Series 4
      this Sunday at 11:35PM. Expect 2 episodes most weeks, but not this
      week, as Voyage Of The Damned is rather long. See their Doctor Who
      page http://www.kbs.co.kr/2tv/enter/doctorwho/index.html . As in
      previous series, the main audio track is in Korean and there is an
      English track available as a secondary audio. Based on what I've been
      told in the past, this is Prime time for TV watching in South Korea.
      Thanks to our Korean understanding readers for helping decipher the

      There will be major changes to This Week In Doctor Who starting with
      the January 3, 2009 edition. I am still considering various tweaks,
      but here is the tentative plan to make everything easier to use in
      2009. I am trying a bit of branding and breaking down information to
      simplify efforts to find what you want. Should be particularly useful
      if you like to clip a bit to forward somewhere else (which does
      happen). Take a look:

      Column 1 - TWIDW: This Week In Doctor Who - the classic column. No
      more Sarah Jane listings. Listings for North and South America
      (essentially the Western Hemisphere) removed. Listings for stations
      with rights to Doctor Who that aren't airing the show right now -

      Column 2 - TWIDW: Western Hemisphere (title may change) - everything
      Doctor Who from North and South America, inclduing almost all the PBS
      listings. Listings for PBS stations that aren't airing the show right
      now - removed.

      Column 3 - TWIDW: The Sarah Jane Schedules (premiere) - The Sarah
      Jane Adventures schedules all together and easy to read. Also - all
      the podcasts. Also - the listings for Doctor Who stations not
      currently airing the show that still have rights (all over the world,
      including PBS). If the K9 series ever gets finished and reaches the
      airwaves, it will be here. Essentially the catch-all column that can
      morph into a proper Sarah Jane column as the show's influence spreads
      around the globe.

      Column 4 - TWIDW: Torchwood This Week - apart from adding the TWIDW
      branding, this column stays the same.

      Outpost Gallifrey readers used to getting the combined This Week In
      Doctor Who column - you will see columns 1,2, and 3 in order on the
      This Week In Doctor Who page (well, the stations not airing Who will
      probably get clipped).

      Torchwood schedule information is included in the Torchwood This Week
      column http://groups.yahoo.com/group/torchwood .

      For press releases on Doctor Who, keep an eye on the BBC Press Office
      http://www.bbc.co.uk/pressoffice and C21 Media
      http://www.c21media.net .

      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 One http://www.bbc.co.uk/bbcone http://www.radiotimes.com
      16:9 Widescreen Digital,14:9 Cropped Letterbox Analogue
      Sarah Jane Adventures http://www.bbc.co.uk/sja
      Doctor Who:
      New Years Day 1:50PM GMT "Doctor Who At The Proms" (concert, 60
      New Years Day 2:50PM GMT 4-14 "The Next Doctor" (60 minutes)
      3 January 5:35PM GMT "Doctor Who Confidential: The Ten Doctors"
      (premiere!, 35 minutes)
      Easter 2009 4-15 "Planet Of The Dead" estimated 60 minute length
      Later 2009/2010 "The other 3 specials - final episodes with David
      Tennant as The Doctor"
      2010 "Series 5 - 13 episodes"

      BBC Three http://www.bbc.co.uk/bbcthree http://www.radiotimes.com
      Doctor Who Confidential http://www.bbc.co.uk/doctorwho/confidential
      First broadcaster of Doctor Who Confidential.
      Friday 7PM GMT 4-14 "The Next Doctor" (60 minutes, includes the
      commentary as an alternate audio)
      Friday 8PM and 3:55AM GMT DWC 4-14 "Doctor Who Confidential Christmas
      2008" (60 minutes, premiere)
      9 January 9PM GMT 4-01 "Partners In Crime" (50 minutes)
      9 January 9:50PM GMT DWC 4-01 "A Noble Return" (10 minutes)
      12 January 7PM GMT 4-02 "The Fires Of Pompeii" (50 minutes)
      12 January 7:50PM and 4:10AM GMT DWC 4-02 "The Italian Job" (10
      13 January 7PM GMT 4-03 "Planet Of The Ood"
      13 January 7:45PM GMT DWC 4-03 "Oods And Ends" (15 minutes)
      14 January 7PM GMT 4-04 "The Sontaran Stratagem" pt 1 of 2
      14 January 7:45PM GMT DWC 4-04 "" (15 minutes)
      15 January 7PM GMT 4-05 "The Poison Sky" pt 2 of 2
      15 January 7:45PM GMT DWC 4-05 "Sontar-Ha!" (15 minutes)
      16 January 9PM GMT 4-06 "The Doctor's Daughter"
      16 January 9:45PM GMT DWC 4-06 "Sins Of The Father" (15 minutes)
      18 January 7PM GMT 4-07 "The Unicorn And The Wasp"
      18 January 7:45PM GMT DWC 4-07 "" (15 minutes)
      19 January 7PM GMT 4-08 "Silence In The Library" pt 1 of 2
      19 January 7:45PM GMT DWC 4-08 "" (15 minutes)
      20 January 7PM GMT 4-09 "Forest Of The Dead" pt 2 of 2
      20 January 7:45PM GMT DWC 4-09 "River Runs Deep" (15 minutes)
      21 January 7PM GMT 4-10 "Midnight"
      21 January 7:45PM GMT DWC 4-10 "Look Who's Talking" (15 minutes)
      22 January 7PM GMT 4-11 "Turn Left" (50 minutes)
      22 January 7:50PM GMT DWC 4-11 "Here Come The Girls" (10 minutes)

      BBC Radio 7 http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio7
      available via UK digital radio, UK digital TV, live streaming
      worldwide via Windows Media Player and RealPlayer, archived one week
      via iPlayer (inside the UK) and RealPlayer (all over the world)
      8th Doctor/Charley Pollard Audios (encores)/Commentaries for new
      episodes (new):
      Online until Sunday - BigFinish 31. "The Chimes Of Midnight" pt 4 of
      4 (30 minutes)
      The 8th Doctor and Charley get involved in a sinister Christmas tale.
      Sunday 6PM and Midnight GMT "Doctor Who Commentary: The Next Doctor"
      (60 minutes, new)
      Radio broadcast of the online commentary tying into the new Doctor
      Who episode. The commentary is also available on iTunes and on the
      BBC's Doctor Who website.

      BBC HD http://www.bbc.co.uk/bbchd
      New Years Day 1:50PM, Friday 5PM, 4 January 6PM GMT "Doctor Who at
      the Proms" (concert, 60 minutes)


      BFBS http://www.ssvc.com/bfbs/tv
      BFBS 1:
      Wednesday 3:10PM GMT 4-14 "The Next Doctor" (60 minutes)
      Friday 1:10PM GMT "Doctor Who At The Proms" (concert, 60 minutes)
      9 January 4:20PM GMT 1-01 "Rose" (start of repeat run)
      BFBS 2:
      3 January 5:30PM, 4 January 5:30AM GMT 4-14 "The Next Doctor" (60
      3 January 6:30PM, 4 January 6:30AM GMT DWC 4-14 "Doctor Who
      Confidential Christmas 2008" (60 minutes)
      BFBS Navy:
      Friday 1:10PM GMT "Doctor Who At The Proms" (concert, 60 minutes)
      3 January 5:30PM GMT 4-14 "The Next Doctor" (60 minutes)
      3 January 6:30PM GMT DWC 4-14 "Doctor Who Confidential Christmas
      2008" (60 minutes)
      9 January 4:20PM GMT 1-01 "Rose"
      BFBS 1 Day Later:
      New Years Day 11:10AM Cyprus 4-14 "The Next Doctor" (60 minutes)


      ABC1 http://www.abc.net.au/tv http://www.sfsa.org.au
      16:9 widescreen digital, 14:9 cropped letterbox analog.
      25 January 7:30PM 4-14 "The Next Doctor" (60 minutes, Australian
      27 January 7:30PM 2-?? (start of Series 2 repeat run)


      France 4 http://www.france4.fr
      Series 4 - first run
      Saturday 1:30PM, Sunday 10:30PM CET 4-00 "Une Croisiere Autour De La
      Terre" (75 minutes, start of new episodes)
      Saturday 2:40PM, Sunday 11:45PM CET 4-01 "Le Retour De Donna Noble"
      Tuesday 8:45PM, Late New Years Day 12:25AM, 3 January 1:25PM, 4
      January 10:30PM CET 4-02 "La Chute De Pompeii"
      Tuesday 9:40PM, Late New Years Day 1:20AM, 3 January 2:15PM, 4
      January 11:45PM CET 4-03 "Le Chant Des Oads"


      KBS2 http://www.kbs.co.kr
      Series 4 premiere run (2 episodes per week, except this one):
      Sunday 11:35PM 4-00 "Voyage Of The Damned" (80 minutes)

      ASIA (regional channel):

      BBC Entertainment http://asia.bbcentertainment.com
      All times Thailand - adjust for local time zone. Subtitles available
      in Chinese, Korean, and Thai.
      Series 3 - First Run
      Sunday 11:50AM and 4:05PM DWC 3-11 "'Ello 'Ello 'Ello"
      Sunday 3:15PM 3-11 "Utopia" pt 1 of 3
      Tuesday 7PM and 9:55PM and 12:35AM, Wednesday 7:35AM and 1PM, 4
      January 3:10PM 3-12 "The Sound Of Drums" pt 2 of 3
      Tuesday 7:50PM and 10:45PM, Wednesday 11:55AM and 1:50PM, Late
      Thursday 1:10AM, 4 January 4PM, 6 January 11:40AM DWC 3-12 "The Saxon
      6 January 7PM and 9:50PM and 2:20AM, 7 January 8:30AM and 11:55AM, 11
      January 3:20AM 3-13 "Last Of The Time Lords" pt 3 of 3
      6 Januiary 7:50PM and 10:40PM, 7 January 9:20PM and 12:45PM, 9
      January 9:20AM, 10 January 6:35AM and (late) 1:30AM DWC 3-13 "The
      Valiant Quest"
      13 January 11:45AM, 14 January 12:35PM DWC 2-12 "Welcome To
      Torchwood" (used as promo for Torchwood on BBC Entertainment Asia)
      Doctor Who takes a break for the premiere of Torchwood.


      BBC Entertainment http://india.bbcentertainment.com
      Series 3 - First Run
      Sunday 7:30PM and 1:30AM 3-11 "Utopia" pt 1 of 3
      Wednesday 10PM and 2:05AM, Thursday 7:50PM, 4 January 10PM amd 2:20AM
      3-12 "The Sound Of Drums" pt 2 of 3
      7 January 10:30PM and 2:05AM, 8 January 7:50PM, 11 January 8PM and
      2:25AM 3-13 "Last Of The Time Lords" pt 3 of 3
      Doctor Who takes a break for the premiere of Torchwood.


      HRT2 http://www.hrt.hr
      Series 3 begins.
      Saturday 12:30PM EET 3-01 "Smith And Jones" (new episodes?)
      Saturday 3 January 11:45AM EET 3-02 "The Shakespeare Code"
      10 January pre-empted


      BBC Entertainment http://southafrica.bbcentertainment.com
      Series 1 and 2 repeats plus Series 3 Premiere
      Monday 9:02AM, 22 January 1PM CAT 2-01 "New Earth"
      Monday 5:01PM, Tuesday 9:03AM, 23 January Noon CAT 2-02 "Tooth And
      Tuesday 4:59PM, New Years Eve 9:02AM, 23 January 1PM CAT 2-03 "School
      New Years Eve 4:58PM, New Years Day 9:02AM CAT 2-04 "The Girl In The
      Friday 9:01AM and 4:57PM CAT 2-05 "Rise Of The Cybermen" pt 1 of 2
      5 January Noon CAT 1-01 "Rose"
      6 January Noon CAT 1-02 "The End Of The World"
      7 January Noon CAT 1-03 "The Unquiet Dead"
      8 January Noon CAT 1-04 "Aliens Of London" pt 1 of 2
      9 January Noon CAT 1-05 "World War Three" pt 2 of 2
      12 January Noon CAT 1-06 "Dalek"
      13 January Noon CAT 1-07 "The Long Game"
      14 January Noon CAT 1-08 "Father's Day"
      15 January Noon CAT 1-09 "The Empty Child" pt 1 of 2
      16 January Noon CAT 1-10 "The Doctor Dances" pt 2 of 2
      18 January 7PM and Midnight CAT 3-00 "The Runaway Bride" (Series 3
      19 January Noon CAT 1-11 "Boom Town"
      20 January Noon CAT 1-12 "Bad Wolf" pt 1 of 2
      21 January Noon CAT 1-13 "The Parting Of The Ways" pt 2 of 2
      21 January 1PM, 22 January Noon CAT 2-00 "The Christmas Invasion"
      25 January 7PM and Midnight 3-01 "Smith And Jones"



      BBC Online http://www.bbc.co.uk/doctorwho
      "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. (NOTE - While Real Time is listed on the website, only
      the audio version is working. The video versions are not working at
      this time. Please, someone at the BBC - fix this.)
      Doctor Who Confidential http://www.bbc.co.uk/doctorwho/confidential
      The 13 episodes from Series 1 of the BBC Three series all online via
      Real Player in the CutDown format used for repeats and the Series 1
      DVDs. Also, numerous video diaries and trailers.

      CBBC http://www.bbc.co.uk/cbbc http://www.bbc.co.uk/sja
      Sarah Jane Adventures repeats.
      Tuesday 4:25PM GMT "Doctor Who: The Infinite Quest" (animated, 50
      Thursday 9AM GMT 10b. "The Mark Of The Beserker" pt 2
      Thursday 9:30AM GMT 11a. "The Temptation Of Sarah Jane Smith" pt 1 of
      Thursday 10AM GMT 11b. "The Temptation Of Sarah Jane Smith" pt 2 of 2
      Thursday 10:30AM GMT 12a. "Enemy Of The Bane" pt 1 of 2
      Thursday 11AM GMT 12b. "Enemy Of The Bane" pt 2 of 2
      3 January 1:45PM GMT 2a. "Revenge Of The Slitheen" pt 1 of 2
      4 January 1:45PM GMT 2b. "Revenge Of The Slitheen" pt 2 of 2
      10 January 1:45PM GMT 3a. "Eye Of The Gorgon" pt 1 of 2
      11 January 1:45PM GMT 3b. "Eye Of The Gorgon" pt 2 of 2

      Watch http://www.uktv.co.uk http://www.justwatch.co.uk
      All times 1 hour later on Watch plus 1.
      Saturday 9AM and 4PM, New Years Day 3PM, Friday 10AM GMT 2-06 "The
      Age Of Steel" pt 2 of 2
      Saturday 10AM-11:15AM GMT 2-00 "The Christmas Invasion"
      Saturday 5PM and 1:30AM GMT DWC 2-02 "Fear Factor" (15 minutes)
      Late Saturday 1:45AM, Sunday 4PM, Late New Years Day 1:45AM GMT DWC 2-
      03 "Friends Reunited" (20/10 minutes)
      Sunday 8:50AM and 4:10PM GMT 2-10 "Love And Monsters"
      Monday 9:15AM and 4PM GMT 2-11 "Fear Her"
      Tuesday 9AM and 4PM, New Years Day 4PM, Friday 11AM, 3 January 8PM
      GMT 2-12 "Army Of Ghosts" pt 1 of 2
      Wednesday 8:55AM and 4PM, New Years Day 5PM, Friday Noon, 10 January
      8PM, 11 January 5PM GMT 2-13 "Doomsday" pt 2 of 2 (end of weekday
      New Years Day Noon, Friday 7AM, 4 January 8AM GMT "Doctor Who: The
      Ultimate Guide" ??? (apparently hosted by Simon Pegg - possibly a
      compilation of content from Series 1 Doctor Who Confidentials???)
      New Years Day 1PM, Friday 8AM GMT 2-01 "New Earth"
      New Years Day 2PM, Friday 9AM GMT 2-05 "Rise Of The Cybermen" pt 1 of
      17 Jauary 8PM, 18 January 5PM GMT 1-01 "Rose"
      18 January 3PM and 1:30AM GMT "Dr. Who and the Daleks" 1965 feature
      film with Peter Cushing as Dr. Who.
      24 January 8PM, 25 January 5PM GMT 1-02 "The End Of The World"
      31 January 8PM, 1 February 5PM GMT 1-03 "The Unquiet Dead"

      ICELAND - RUV http://www.ruv.is
      English with Icelandic subtitles
      Saturday 4:35PM GMT 2-00 "The Christmas Invasion"
      seems to be an isolated repeat without the start of a repeat run


      SciFi Spain http://www.scifi.es http://www.plus.es
      Series 1 and 2 repeats.
      Saturday 7:40PM, Sunday 11:55AM CET 1-13 "The Parting Of The Ways" pt
      2 of 2
      Saturday 8:25PM, Sunday 12:40PM CET 2-00 "The Christmas Invasion" (60
      Monday and Tuesday - pre-empted for "Jumanji"
      5 January 10PM, 6 January 4:20PM, 10 January 8:40PM CET 2-03 "School
      probably more repeats on 10 and 11 January - hoping to have better
      listings info before the next edition
      12 January 10PM, 13 January 4:20PM, 31 January 7:20PM CET 2-04 "The
      Girl In The Fireplace"
      19 January 10PM, 20 January 4:20PM, 31 January 8:05PM CET 2-05 "Rise
      Of The Cybermen" pt 1 of 2
      26 January 10PM, 27 January 4:20PM, 31 January 8:50PM CET 2-06 "The
      Age Of Steel" pt 2 of 2


      SciFi Germany http://www.scifi.de
      Series 1 and 2 repeats. Dubbed in German.
      Saturday 8:15PM CET 2-01 "New Earth"
      Saturday 9PM CET 2-02 "Tooth And Claw"
      Saturday 9:50PM CET 2-03 "School Reunion"
      Saturday 10:40PM CET 2-04 "The Girl In The Fireplace"
      Saturday 11:30PM CET 2-05 "Rise Of The Cybermen" pt 1 of 2
      Late Saturday 12:20AM CET 2-06 "The Age Of Steel" pt 2 of 2
      Late Saturday 1:10AM CET 2-07 "The Idiot's Lantern"
      Sunday 8:15PM CET 2-08 "The Impossible Planet" pt 1 of 2
      Sunday 9:05PM CET 2-09 "The Satan Pit" pt 2 of 2
      Sunday 9:55PM CET 2-10 "Love And Monsters"
      Sunday 10:45PM CET 2-11 "Fear Her"
      Sunday 11:35PM CET 2-12 "Army Of Ghosts" pt 1 of 2
      Late Sunday 12:20AM CET 2-13 "Doomsday" pt 2 of 2


      BBC Entertainment Poland http://poland.bbcentertainment.com
      Airs as Doktor Who. Series 1 and 2 repeats. Airdate for rest of
      Series 3 unknown.
      Wednesday 6AM, 3 January 7PM CET 1-13 "The Parting Of The Ways" pt 2
      of 2
      Wednesday 6:55AM and 8PM, 3 January 8PM CET 2-00 "The Christmas
      Wednesday 7:55AM, 6 January 7:25AM and 10PM, 10 January 7PM CET 2-
      01 "New Earth"
      Wednesday 8:50AM, 6 January 8:20AM and 11PM, 10 January 8PM CET 2-
      02 "Tooth And Claw"
      Wednesday 9:45AM, 13 January 7:25AM and 10PM, 17 January 7PM CET 2-
      03 "School Reunion"
      Wednesday 10:45AM, 13 January 8:20AM and 11PM, 17 January 8PM CET 2-
      04 "The Girl In The Fireplace"
      Wednesday 11:40AM, 20 January 7:25AM and 10PM, 21 January 7PM CET 2-
      05 "Rise Of The Cybermen" pt 1 of 2
      Wednesday 12:35PM, 20 January 8:20AM and 11PM, 21 January 8PM CET 2-
      06 "The Age Of Steel" pt 2 of 2
      Wednesday 1:30PM, 27 January 7:25AM and 10PM, 28 January 7PM CET 2-
      07 "The Idiot's Lantern"
      Wednesday 2:30PM, 27 January 8:20AM and 11PM, 28 January 8PM CET 2-
      08 "The Impossible Planet" pt 1 of 2
      Wednesday 3:25PM CET 2-09 "The Satan Pit" pt 2 of 2
      Wednesday 4:20PM CET 2-10 "Love And Monsters"
      Wednesday 5:15PM CET 2-11 "Fear Her"
      Wednesday 6:10PM CET 2-12 "Army Of Ghosts" pt 1 of 2
      Wednesday 7:05PM CET 2-13 "Doomsday" pt 2 of 2


      TV4 Science Fiction http://www.tv4.se http://www.tvplaneten.se
      Digital SciFi station.
      Monday 1:45PM CET "The King's Demons" pt 2 of 2
      Classic Season 20, Episode 22. Doctor: Peter Davison.
      Monday 2:10PM CET "Warriors Of The Deep" pt 1 of 4
      Monday 5PM, Late Monday 12:05AM and 2:30AM, Tuesday 1:45PM, Saturday
      3 January 10:30AM CET "Warriors Of The Deep" pt 2 of 4
      Monday 5:25PM, Late Monday 12:30AM and 3AM, Tuesday 2:10PM, Saturday
      3 January 10:55AM CET "Warriors Of The Deep" pt 3 of 4
      Tuesday 5PM, Late Tuesday Midnight and 2:25AM, Wednesday 1:45PM,
      Saturday 3 January 11:25AM CET "Warriors Of The Deep" pt 4 of 4
      Classic Season 21, Episodes 1 through 4. Doctor: Peter Davison.
      Tuesday 5:25PM, Late Tuesday 12:30AM and 2:55AM, Wednesday 2:10PM,
      Saturday 3 January 11:50AM CET "The Awakening" pt 1 of 2
      Wednesday 5PM, Late Wednesday 12:05AM and 2:30AM, Thursday 1:45PM,
      Saturday 3 January 12:20PM CET "The Awakening" pt 2 of 2
      Classic Season 21, Episodes 5 through 6. Doctor: Peter Davison.
      Wednesday 5:25PM, Late Wednesday 12:30AM and 2:55AM, Thursday 2:10PM,
      Saturday 3 January 12:45PM CET "Frontios" pt 1 of 4
      Thursday 5PM, Late Thursday Midnight and 2:25AM, Friday 1:45PM,
      Saturday 3 January 1:10PM CET "Frontios" pt 2 of 4
      Thursday 5:25PM, Late Thursday 12:30AM and 2:55AM, Friday 2:10PM,
      Saturday 3 January 1:35PM CET "Frontios" pt 3 of 4
      Friday 5PM, Late Friday Midnight and 2:30AM, Saturday 3 January
      2:05PM CET "Frontios" pt 4 of 4
      Classic Season 21, Episodes 7 through 10. Doctor: Peter Davison.
      Friday 5:25PM, Late Friday 12:30AM and 2:55AM, Saturday 3 January
      2:30PM CET "Planet Of Fire" pt 1 of 4
      Classic Season 21, Episode 13. Doctor: Peter Davison.


      TVR2 http://www.tvr.ro
      Sunday 7:50PM EET "1 episode without a usable description"


      SCI FI Russia http://www.scifichannel.ru
      All times Moscow
      Saturday 8:10PM, Sunday 11:50AM and 5:40PM 1-04 "Aliens Of London" pt
      1 of 2
      3 January 8:10PM, 4 January 11:50AM and 5:40PM 1-05 "World War Three"
      pt 2 of 2
      10 January 8:10PM, 11 January 11:50AM and 5:40PM 1-06 "Dalek"
      17 January 8:10PM, 18 January 11:50AM and 5:40PM 1-07 "The Long Game"
      24 January 8:10PM, 25 January 11:50AM and 5:40PM 1-08 "Father's Day"
      31 January 8:10PM 1-09 "The Empty Child" pt 1 of 2


      BBC Prime http://www.bbcprime.com (now with new flashier website)
      Series 2 repeat run - some countries who previously had this channel
      now get BBC Entertainment Scandanavia, which follows a different
      schedule and does not currently air Doctor Who. Adjust for local
      time, which could vary by several hours.
      4 January 6PM CET 2-01 "New Earth"
      4 January 6:45PM CET DWC 2-01 "New New Doctor"
      4 January 7PM CET 2-02 "Tooth And Claw"
      4 January 7:45PM CET DWC 2-02 "Fear Factor"
      11 January 6PM CET 2-03 "School Reunion"
      11 January 6:45PM CET 2-03 "Friends Reunited"
      11 January 7PM CET 2-04 "The Girl In The Fireplace"
      11 January 7:45PM CET 2-04 "From Script To Screen"
      18 January 6PM CET 2-05 "Rise Of The Cybermen" pt 1 of 2
      18 January 6:45PM CET DWC 2-05 "Cybermen"
      18 January 7PM CET 2-06 "The Age Of Steel" pt 2 of 2
      18 January 7:45PM CET DWC 2-06 "From Zero To Hero"
      25 January 6PM CET 2-07 "The Idiot's Lantern"
      25 January 6:45PM CET DWC 2-07 "The Writer's Tale"
      25 January 7PM CET 2-08 "The Impossible Planet" pt 1 of 2
      25 January 7:45PM CET DWC 2-08 "You've Got The Look"


      Showtime Arabia http://www.showtimearabia.com
      ShowSeries 1 (all airings 2 hours earlier on ShowSeries 1 Extra) -
      Series 3 Encore.
      Saturday 3 January 3PM and 11PM, 4 January 6AM KSA 3-01 "Smith And
      4 January 3PM and 11PM, 5 January 6AM KSA 3-02 "The Shakespeare Code"
      5 January 3PM and 11PM, 6 January 6AM KSA 3-03 "Gridlock"
      6 January 3PM and 11PM, 7 January 6AM KSA 3-04 "Daleks In Manhattan"
      pt 1 of 2
      7 January 3PM and 11PM, 8 January 6AM KSA 3-05 "Evolution Of The
      Daleks" pt 2 of 2
      10 January 3PM and 11PM, 11 January 6AM KSA 3-06 "The Lazarus
      11 January 3PM and 11PM, 12 January 6AM KSA 3-07 "42"
      12 January 3PM and 11PM, 13 January 6AM KSA 3-08 "Human Nature" pt 1
      of 2
      13 January 3PM and 11PM, 14 January 6AM KSA 3-09 "The Family Of
      Blood" pt 2 of 2
      14 January 3PM and 11PM, 15 January 6AM KSA 3-10 "Blink"
      17 January 3PM and 11PM, 18 January 6AM KSA 3-11 "Utopia" pt 1 of 3
      18 January 3PM and 11PM, 19 January 6AM KSA 3-12 "The Sound Of Drums"
      pt 2 of 3
      19 January 3PM and 11PM, 20 January 6AM KSA 3-13 "Last Of The Time
      Lords" pt 3 of 3 (end of weekday run)


      UKTV Australia http://www.uktv.com.au http://www.sfsa.org.au
      All times 2 hours later on UKTV + 2. Times listed are Australian
      Eastern. BBC Worldwide has purchased full control in UKTV Australia,
      and it will be one of 5 BBC managed channels on Australian pay TV.
      Tuesday 8:30PM, Saturday 3 January 3PM AEDT 1-01 "Rose"
      6 January 8:30PM, 10 January 3PM AEDT 1-02 "The End Of The World"
      13 January 8:30PM, 17 January 3PM AEDT 1-03 "The Unquiet Dead"
      20 January 8:30PM, 24 January 3PM AEDT 1-04 "Aliens Of London" pt 1
      of 2
      27 January 8:30PM, 31 January 3PM AEDT 1-05 "World War Three" pt 2 of

      Nickelodeon Australia http://www.nickelodeon.com.au
      Sarah Jane Adventures Series 1 repeats start 16 February. Series 2
      comes in July.


      Prime TV http://www.primetv.co.nz http://nzdwfc.tetrap.com
      16:9 digital; 4:3 pan and scan analog. - Series 3 repeats.
      The (season?) premiere of New Zealand's Got Talent has the Doctor Who
      time slot this week. Not sure if this is a one time pre-emption, the
      end of the repeats, or the repeats will change nights. UKTV will be
      airing Doctor Who at the day and time (Thursday 7:30PM) that Prime
      has used for the repeat run, so Who might simply be on the move. Time
      will tell ...

      UKTV New Zealand http://www.uktv.co.nz
      New Years Eve 1:30PM 1-01 "Rose"
      New Years Eve 2:20PM DWC 1-01 "Bringing Back The Doctor" (10 minutes)
      New Years Eve 2:30PM 1-02 "The End Of The World"
      New Years Eve 3:20PM DWC 1-02 "Aliens" (10 minutes)
      New Years Eve 3:30PM 1-03 "The Unquiet Dead"
      New Years Eve 4:20PM DWC 1-03 "TARDIS Tales" (10 minutes)
      New Years Eve 4:30PM 1-04 "Aliens Of London" pt 1 of 2
      New Years Eve 5:20PM DWC 1-04 "I Get A Side-Kick Out Of You" (10
      New Years Eve 5:30PM 1-05 "World War Three" pt 2 of 2
      New Years Eve 6:20PM DWC 1-05 "Why On Earth?" (10 minutes)
      New Years Eve 6:30PM 1-06 "Dalek"
      New Years Eve 7:20PM DWC 1-06 "The Daleks" (10 minutes)
      New Years Eve 7:30PM 1-07 "The Long Game"
      New Years Eve 8:20PM DWC 1-07 "The Dark Side" (10 minutes)
      New Years Day 1:30PM 1-08 "Father's Day"
      New Years Day 2:20PM DWC 1-08 "Time Trouble (15 minutes)
      New Years Day 2:35PM 1-09 "The Empty Child" pt 1 of 2
      New Years Day 3:20PM DWC 1-09 "FX" (15 minutes)
      New Years Day 3:35PM 1-10 "The Doctor Dances" pt 2 of 2
      New Years Day 4:20PM DWC 1-10 "Weird Science" (15 minutes)
      New Years Day 4:35PM 1-11 "Boom Town"
      New Years Day 5:20PM DWC 1-11 "Unsung Heroes And Violent Death"
      New Years Day 5:35PM 1-12 "Bad Wolf" pt 1 of 2
      New Years Day 6:20PM DWC 1-12 "The World Of Who" (10 minutes)
      New Years Day 6:30PM 1-13 "The Parting Of The Ways" pt 2 of 2
      New Years Day 7:20PM DWC 1-13 "The Last Battle" (10 minutes)
      New Years Day 7:30PM, Saturday 3 January 5:30PM 2-00 "The Christmas
      8 January 7:30PM and 2:30AM, 10 January 5:40PM 2-01 "New Earth"
      8 January 8:20PM, 10 January 6:30PM DWC 2-01 "New New Doctor"
      10 January 7:30PM and 2:20AM, 17 January 5:40PM 2-02 "Tooth And Claw"
      15 January 8:20PM and 3:05AM, 17 January 6:30PM DWC 2-02
      22 January 7:30PM and 2:20AM, 24 January 5:40PM 2-03 "School Reunion"
      22 January 8:20PM and 3:10AM, 24 January 6:30PM DWC 2-03 "Friends
      29 January 7:30PM and 2:10AM, 31 January 5:40PM 2-04 "The Girl In The
      29 January 8:20PM and 3AM, 31 January 6:30PM DWC 2-04 "From Script To


      CBC Bold TV http://www.cbc.ca/television http://www.cbc.ca/doctorwho
      http://www.dwin.org http://www.cbc.ca/bold
      16:9 widescreen digital, 16:9 letterbox analog Co-producer on Doctor
      Who and Torchwood.
      http://www.cbc.ca/planetofthedoctor "The Planet Of The Doctor"
      exclusive CBC.CA documentary. 6 regular episodes and 1 special.
      Approximately 90 minutes.
      Late New Years Eve 3AM EST 3-12 "The Sounds Of Drums" pt 2 of 3 (8PM
      and Midnight airings pre-empted)
      7 January 8PM EST 3-00 "The Runaway Bride" (heavily edited version,
      skipped during current repeat run)
      Late 7 January Midnight EST 3-13 "Last Of The Time Lords" pt 3 of 3
      (edited international version)
      Late 7 January 3AM, 14 January 8PM and Midnight EST 4-01 "Partners In
      Late 14 January 3AM, 21 January 8PM and Midnight EST 4-02 "The Fires
      Of Pompeii"
      Late 21 January 3AM, 28 January 8PM and Midnight EST 4-03 "Planet Of
      The Ood"
      Late 28 January 3AM EST 4-04 "The Sontaran Stratagem" pt 1 of 2

      Ztele http://www.ztele.com/index.jsp
      Episodes dubbed in French. Series 4 premiere postponed from Fall 2008
      till at least 2009.
      Winter 2009 (midseason):
      Mondays 5PM, Tuesdays 9PM, Wednesdays 2PM and 10PM EST - Episodes TBA


      SciFi http://www.scifi.com http://www.scifi.com/doctorwho
      DirecTV 244 DirecTVHD 244 Dish 122 DishHD 122 16:9 Letterbox.
      Series 4 - repeat run. Series 1, 2, and 3 - sporadic repeats. Repeat
      rights to Sarah Jane Adventures. May air Series 2 of Sarah Jane
      Adventures in early 2009.
      Friday - pre-empted by end of New Years Twilight Zone marathon.
      9 January 5AM EST/PST 4-10 "Midnight"
      16 January 5AM EST/PST 4-11 "Turn Left"
      23 January 5AM EST/PST 4-12 "The Stolen Earth" pt 1 of 2 (part 2 is
      not being re-run)
      23 January 8AM EST/PST 2-12 "Army Of Ghosts" pt 1 of 2
      23 January 9AM EST/PST 2-13 "Doomsday" pt 2 of 2
      23 January 10AM EST/PST 2-01 "New Earth"
      23 January 11AM EST/PST 2-02 "Tooth And Claw"
      23 January Noon EST/PST 2-03 "School Reunion"
      23 January 1PM EST/PST 2-04 "The Girl In The Fireplace"
      23 January 2PM EST/PST 2-05 "Rise Of The Cybermen" pt 1 of 2
      23 January 3PM EST/PST 2-06 "The Age Of Steel" pt 2 of 2
      30 January 5AM EST/PST 4-01 "Partners In Crime"
      2 February 8AM EST/PST "Daytime Rotation - 8 Series 3 Episodes"
      6 February 5AM EST/PST 1 episode
      13 February 5AM EST/PST 1 episode
      20 February 5AM EST/PST 1 episode
      27 February 5AM EST/PST 1 episode

      BBC America http://www.bbcamerica.com
      DirecTV 264 Dish 135,879 Series 3 is correct 16:9 letterbox ratio
      See Torchwood This Week http://groups.yahoo.com/group/torchwood for
      BBC America's Torchwood schedule.
      Series 4 on BBC America:
      -Saturday 8PM and 11PM and 2AM EST/5PM and 8PM and 11PM PST, Sunday
      6PM EST/3PM PST 4-06 "The Doctor's Daughter"
      -Saturday 9PM and Midnight and 3AM EST/6PM and 9PM and Midnight PST,
      Sunday 7PM EST/4PM PST, 3 January 8PM and 11PM and 2AM EST/5PM and
      8PM and 11PM PST, 4 January 6PM EST/3PM PST 4-07 "The Unicorn And The
      -Sunday 3PM EST/Noon PST 4-03 "Planet Of The Ood"
      -Sunday 4PM EST/1PM PST 4-04/4-05 "The Sontaran Stratagem/The Poison
      Sky" movie version
      -3 January 9PM and Midnight and 3AM EST/6PM and 9PM and Midnight PST,
      4 January 7PM EST/4PM PST, 10 January 8PM and 11PM and 2AM EST/5PM
      and 8PM and 11PM PST 4-08 "Silence In The Library" pt 1 of 2
      -10 January 9PM and Midnight and 3AM EST/6PM and 9PM and Midnight PST
      4-09 "Forest Of The Dead" pt 2 of 2
      -11 January 6PM EST/3PM PST 4-08/4-09 "Silence In The Library/Forest
      Of The Dead" movie version


      People + Arts http://www.tudiscovery.com
      Series 2 Repeat Run:
      Late New Years Eve 4AM, New Years Day 4PM EST 2-01 "New Earth" (new
      Late 7 January 4AM, 8 January 4PM EST 2-02 "Tooth And Claw"

      BBC Entertainment http://latinamerica.bbcentertainment.com
      first time Doctor Who has aired on this channel
      Late 23 January 1AM, 24 January 10PM, 25 Janaury 6AM 1-01 "Rose"
      Late 30 January 1AM, 31 January 10PM, 1 February 6AM 1-02 "The End Of
      The World"

      Stations that are not currently airing Who but may still have rights:

      1) HUNGARY (airing as Ki Vagi, Doki?) - Cool TV http://www.cooltv.hu
      Series 2 completed.
      RTL Klub http://www.rtlklub.hu http://gportal.hu/portal/doctorwho
      Series 2 Repeat Run halted, it appears.
      2) JAPAN - BS-2 http://www.nhk.or.jp/bs Series 1 and 2 Completed.
      NHK 3 http://www.nhk.or.jp Series 1 and 2 Completed.
      3) ISRAEL - Yes Stars http://www.yes.co.il
      4) UKRAINE - ICTV
      5) BELGIUM - LaDeux http://www.ladeux.be - all episodes dubbed into
      French - Series 3 completed.
      6) IRELAND - TV3 http://www.tv3.ie Series 1, 2, and Runaway Bride
      have aired.
      7) NETHERLANDS - Nederland 2 http://nederland2.nl - Series 2
      SciFi NL http://www.scifi-tv.nl - Series 3 and Voyage Of The Damned
      completed. Rest of Series 4 yet to premiere.
      8) DENMARK - DR 1 http://www.dr.dk/tv Series 1 Repeats Completed.
      9) FINLAND - TV2 http://www.yle.fi/tv2 - No additional airdates at
      10) NORWAY - NRK3 http://www.nrk.no
      Series 1 repeat run completed.
      11) SOUTH AFRICA - SABC 2 http://www.sabc2.co.za/portal/site/sabc2
      The Sarah Jane Adventures Series 1 - not on schedule.
      12) HONG KONG - ATV World http://www.hkatv.com/world/05 - 3rd Series
      13) POLAND - TVP1 http://v2.tvp.pl - Repeat run completed.
      14) SWEDEN - SVT 24 and SVT HD http://www.svt.se
      Series 1 Repeat Run. Episodes originally aired on SVT 2. SVT HD is
      presumably simulcasting SVT 24, as Doctor Who itself will only be SD
      15) GREECE - Skai TV http://www.skai.gr - Between seasons.
      16) CANADA - BBC Kids http://www.bbckids.ca BBCK http://www.bbck.ca
      Classic Doctor Who and exclusive Canadian home of the Sarah Jane
      Sarah Jane Adventures and Doctor Who are not on BBC Kids' fall
      schedule. This Week has heard that there will be an annoucement when
      there is news on the future of Doctor Who and Sarah Jane on BBC Kids.
      17) TURKEY - Cine 5 http://www.cine5.com.tr
      18) THAILAND - Channel 7 http://www.ch7.com
      19) Italy - ITALY - Jimmy http://www.jimmy.tv
      Voyage Of The Damned has aired - rest of Series 4 airdates TBA.
      RAISAT Smash http://www.smash.raisat.it
      Sarah Jane Adventures Series 1 - dubbed into Italian. Pan & scan 4:3
      image. completed run?
      20) PORTUGAL - SIC Radical http://sicradical.aeiou.pt - Series 2 -
      first run completed.

      Column continues in Section B ...

      Thanks for reading. Until next year, take care.

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