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Torchwood This Week - January 24, 2009

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  • Benjamin Elliott
    Torchwood This Week January 24, 2009 - Vol 3, No 4 The weekly guide to Torchwood transmissions. by Benjamin F. Elliott http://groups.yahoo.com/group/torchwood
    Message 1 of 1 , Jan 24, 2009
      Torchwood This Week
      January 24, 2009 - Vol 3, No 4
      The weekly guide to Torchwood transmissions.
      by Benjamin F. Elliott
      http://groups.yahoo.com/group/torchwood
      http://groups.yahoo.com/group/thisweekindoctorwho

      Quiet week for Torchwood scheduling. There, that line usually results
      in interesting stuff happening in the next day or two.

      USA - BBC America is planning to premiere Torchwood: Children Of
      Earth (Series 3) on the same 5 days that the episodes air on BBC One
      in the UK. However, the episodes may premiere in the UK and US as
      late as June or July.

      Australia - it looks like UKTV Australia will premiere Series 2 on
      Tuesday 3 February, using the timeslots where they currently repeat
      Series 1. If you were not able to see Series 2 in 2008 because you
      could not get Ten's HD station, hopefully it will be a bit easier to
      get UKTV.

      Canada - HD Net Canada http://www.hd.net will begin airing Series 2
      episodes uncut on Monday 26 January at 8PM EST/5PM PST/9:30PM
      Newfoundland. This is the first HD airing for the episodes in Canada.
      The episodes should look just like they did when HD Net in the USA
      aired them last year.

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

      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

      PORTUGAL:

      SIC Radical http://sicradical.aeiou.pt
      Series 1 - first run:
      Saturday 2PM CET 1-05/1-06 "Small Worlds/Countrycide"
      Sunday 7PM and 2:30AM, Tuesday 10PM CET 1-07 "Greeks Bearing Gifts"

      ASIA (Regional Channel):

      BBC Entertainment http://asia.bbcentertainment.com
      All times Thailand - adjust for local time zone. Subtitles available
      in Chinese, Korean, and Thai.
      Sunday 3:20PM 1-02 "Day One"
      Tuesday 7:10PM and 9:50PM and 2:20AM, Wednesday 8:35AM and 11:55AM, 1
      February 3:20PM 1-03 "Ghost Machine"
      3 February 7:10PM and 9:50PM and 2:25AM, 4 February 8:35AM and
      12:20PM, 8 February 3:20PM 1-04 "Cyberwoman"
      10 February 7:10PM and 9:55PM and 2:15AM, 11 February 8:25AM and
      12:10PM, 15 February 3:20PM 1-05 "Small Worlds"
      17 February 7:10PM and 9:55PM and 2:15AM, 18 February 8:25AM and
      12:10PM, 22 February 3:20PM 1-06 "Countrycide"
      24 February 7:10PM and 9:55PM and 2:15AM, 25 February 8:25AM and
      12:15PM 1-07 "Greeks Bearing Gifts"

      INDIA:

      BBC Entertainment http://india.bbcentertainment.com
      Series 1 - First Run:
      Wednesday 10:30PM and 2:05AM and 4:15AM, Thursday 7:50PM 1-03 "Ghost
      Machine"
      (Is there a Time Change in India in February?)
      4 February 10PM and 1:35AM and 3:45AM, 5 February 7:20PM 1-
      04 "Cyberwoman"
      11 February 10PM and 1:35AM and 3:45AM, 12 February 7:20PM 1-
      05 "Small Worlds"
      18 February 10PM and 1:35AM and 3:45AM, 19 February 7:20PM 1-
      06 "Countrycide"
      25 February 10PM and 1:35AM and 3:45AM, 26 February 7:20PM 1-
      07 "Greeks Bearing Gifts"

      SOUTH AFRICA:

      BBC Entertainment South Africa
      http://southafrica.bbcentertainment.com http://www.dstv.com
      Series 1 - First Run:
      Sunday 8PM and 1AM CAT 1-02 "Day One"
      1 February 8PM and 1AM CAT 1-03 "Ghost Machine"
      8 February 8PM and 1AM CAT 1-04 "Cyberwoman"
      15 February 8PM and 1AM CAT 1-05 "Small Worlds"
      22 February 8PM and 1AM CAT 1-06 "Countrycide"

      AUSTRALIA:

      UKTV Australia http://www.uktv.com.au
      Series 1 and Series 2 (new to UKTV). All times 2 hours later on UKTV
      +2. Beginning with Series 2, Torchwood Declassified also airs.
      Sunday 3:18PM AEDT 1-12 "Captain Jack Harkness"
      Tuesday 9:33PM and 2:30AM, 1 February 3PM AEDT 1-13 "End Of Days"
      3 February 9:30PM and 2:25AM AEDT 2-01 "Kiss Kiss, Bang Bang" (Series
      2 Premieres!, reaching a larger audience than the TenHD run probably
      did)
      3 February 10:20PM and 3:15AM AEDT Torchwood Declassified 2.01

      RUSSIA:

      SciFi Russia http://www.scifichannel.ru
      All times Moscow
      Sunday 8:10PM and 11:30PM 1-08 "They Keep Killing Suzie"
      1 February 8:10PM and 11:30PM 1-09 "Random Shoes"
      8 February 8:10PM and 1:10AM 1-10 "Out Of Time"
      15 February 8:10PM and 2AM 1-11 "Combat"
      22 February 8:10PM and 2AM 1-12 "Captain Jack Harkness"

      UK:

      Watch http://www.uktv.co.uk http://www.justwatch.co.uk
      One hour later on Watch +1.
      Saturday 9PM and 12:20AM, Tuesday 9PM and 11:55PM GMT 1-11 "Combat"
      31 January 9PM and 12:50AM, 3 February 9PM GMT 1-12 "Captain Jack
      Harkness"
      7 February 9PM and 1:30AM, 10 February 9PM and 12:55AM GMT 1-13 "End
      Of Days"
      14 February 9PM and 12:40AM, 17 February 9PM and 12:55AM GMT ???
      21 February 9PM and Midnight, 24 February 9PM and 12:55AM GMT ???
      28 February 9PM and Midnight GMT ???

      BBC HD http://www.bbc.co.uk/bbchd http://www.radiotimes.com
      Tuesday 11PM GMT 2-03 "To The Last Man"
      3 February 11PM GMT 2-04 "Meat"
      10 February 11PM GMT 2-05 "Adam"

      FRANCE:

      NRJ 12 http://www.nrj12.fr
      Series 1 and 2 repeats, episodes dubbed in French, expect slight cuts
      on bloodshed
      Saturday 7:35PM CET 2-10 "From Out Of The Rain"
      Sunday 7:35PM CET 2-11 "Adrift"
      Monday 7:35PM CET 2-12 "Fragments"
      Tuesday 7:40PM CET 2-13 "Exit Wounds"
      Wednesday 7:35PM CET episode unknown
      Thursday 7:35PM CET episode unknown
      Friday 7:35PM CET episode unknown
      31 January 7:35PM CET episode unknown
      1 February 7:35PM CET episode unknown

      Sci-Fi France http://www.scifitv.fr
      Late Saturday 12:05AM, Sunday 7PM, Monday 1:25PM CET 1-04 "Cyberwoman"
      Late Saturday 12:55AM, Sunday 7:55PM, Monday 2:15PM CET 1-05 "Small
      Worlds"
      Late Saturday 1:45AM CET 1-06 "Countrycide"
      Sunday 6:10PM CET 1-03 "Ghost Machine"

      CANADA:

      HD Net Canada http://www.hd.net
      Complete, uncut episodes in High Definition (not the same schedule as
      HD Net US).
      Monday 8 and 11:15PM EST/5 and 8:15PM PST 2-01 "Kiss Kiss, Bang Bang"
      (start of new to HDNet Canada episodes)
      2 February 8 and 11:10PM EST/5 and 8:10PM PST 2-02 "Sleeper"

      SPACE http://www.spacecast.com
      16:9 letterbox. Episodes only air once. Series 2 repeat run. 65
      minute time slot.
      Sunday 10PM EST (7PM PST, 11:30PM Newfoundland) 2-13 "Exit Wounds"
      1 February pre-empted by movie. Is this just Super Bowl counter-
      programming or is Torchwood taking a break from the schedule. The
      answer is almost surely in the Space forums, which I cannot get to
      because the robotic system for approving new members is glitching.
      Strong suggestion to website makers - always make certain there is
      *some* way to e-mail a person in case your automated system has bugs.

      Ztele http://www.ztele.com/index.jsp
      HD on Ztele HD, Dubbed in French.
      Winter 2009 (midseason)
      Mondays 8PM, Tuesdays 9AM and 1PM and 10PM, Wednesdays 5PM, Saturdays
      4PM

      SWEDEN:

      TV4 Science Fiction http://tvplaneten.se
      Series 1 repeats now on the dedicated SciFi Channel
      Sunday 9:30PM CET 1-08 "They Keep Killing Suzie"
      Wednesday 9PM, 1 February 9:30PM CET 1-09 "Random Shoes"

      MEXICO/LATIN AMERICA/SOUTH AMERICA:

      BBC Entertainment http://latinamerica.bbcentertainment.com
      (not sure which time zone is being used)
      Series 1 encore marathon:
      Saturday 7AM and 11PM and 2AM, Sunday 7AM and (late) 2AM 1-
      01 "Everything Changes"
      Saturday 8AM, 31 January 11PM and 2AM, 1 February 7AM 1-02 "Day One"
      Saturday 9AM 1-03 "Ghost Machine"
      Saturday 10AM 1-04 "Cyberwoman"
      Saturday 11AM 1-05 "Small Worlds"
      Saturday Noon 1-06 "Countrycide"
      Saturday 1PM 1-07 "Greeks Bearing Gifts"
      Saturday 2PM 1-08 "They Keep Killing Suzie"
      Saturday 3PM 1-09 "Random Shoes"
      Saturday 4PM 1-10 "Out Of Time"
      Saturday 5PM 1-11 "Combat"
      Saturday 6PM 1-12 "Captain Jack Harkness"
      Saturday 7PM 1-13 "End Of Days"

      GERMANY:

      RTL2 http://www.rtl2.de
      German premiere Wednesday 4 March at 11PM CET.

      Stations That Will/Have Aired Torchwood:

      UKRAINE - ICTV
      TURKEY - TRT
      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 3 will premiere on BBC One in 2009. Currently 5 episodes,
      stripped Monday to Friday for a weeklong event.
      Israel - Yes Stars 2 http://www.yes.co.il - Series 1 completed.
      AUSTRALIA - Southern Cross Ten
      http://www.mytalk.com.au/Stations/TV/SCTEN/Pages/Default.aspx
      (Regional service that carries portions of Network Ten's lineup) -
      Series 1 completed.
      BBC HD Australia http://australia.bbchd.com
      http://www.foxtel.tv/tvguide.aspx
      The good news - there are finally searchable listings for BBC HD
      Australia. The bad news - Torchwood Series 1 has finished airing
      there. But we will be ready when Torchwood returns ...
      Network Ten HD http://www.ten.com.au http://www.sfsa.org.au
      Series 2 Completed.
      MEXICO - Canal 22 http://www.canal22.org.mx/main.html
      Episodes air as 2 parters. Series 1 completed?
      FRANCE - Jimmy http://www.jimmy.fr - Series 1 completed.
      USA - 1) BBC America http://www.bbcamerica.com
      DirecTV 264 Dish 135,879 16:9 Letterbox format. Series 2 Completed.
      Has bought Series 3. Next airdate unknown.
      2) HD Net USA http://www.hd.net DirecTV 79 (MPEG-2), 306 (MPEG-4)
      Dish 9422 (5510 Alaska and Hawaii only)
      High Definition 16:9 format. Uncut, commercial free. HD Net US will
      not be able to air Torchwood Series 3, as BBC America has purchased
      exclusive US SD and HD rights to the 2009 episodes.
      3) 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.
      FINLAND - TV 2 http://www.yle.fi/tv2 - Series 1 and 2 completed.
      CROATIA - HRT1/HRT2 http://www.hrt.hr - current run finished.
      SWEDEN - TV4 Plus http://www.tv4.se - current run finished
      ITALY - Jimmy http://www.jimmy.tv - Series 1 and 2 completed.
      GREECE: - Skai TV http://www.skai.gr - current run finished.
      NEW ZEALAND - TV2 http://www.tvnz.co.nz http://nzdwfc.tetrap.com
      pulled after "Meat". 9 episodes remain in Series 2. Unknown if TV2
      bought Series 3.
      POLAND - BBC Entertainment http://poland.bbcentertainment.com -
      dubbed in Polish. Series 1 completed.
      HONG KONG - ATV World http://www.hkatv.com/v3/world/world.html -
      Series 1 repeats completed. Next airdate unknown.
      SPAIN - Cuatro http://www.cuatro.com - Repeat run completed.
      MEXICO/LATIN AMERICA/SOUTH AMERICA - People + Arts
      http://www.tudiscovery.com - Series 1 repeats concluded.
      NETHERLANDS - SciFi http://www.scifi-tv.nl Series 1 repeats completed.
      ROMANIA: - TVR3 http://www.tvr.ro Series 1 completed.

      And other countries who I haven't seen identified yet

      Thanks for reading. Until next year, take care.

      Doctor Who is a BBC Trademark. Copyright 2009.
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