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This Week In Doctor Who - February 21, 2009

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    This Week In Doctor Who February 21, 2009 - Vol 12, No 8 The weekly guide to Doctor Who broadcasts worldwide since 1998. by Benjamin F. Elliott
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      This Week In Doctor Who
      February 21, 2009 - Vol 12, No 8
      The weekly guide to Doctor Who broadcasts worldwide since 1998.
      by Benjamin F. Elliott
      http://groups.yahoo.com/group/thisweekindoctorwho
      http://groups.yahoo.com/group/torchwood

      Upcoming Premiere Broadcasts:
      Saturday 21 February:
      KBS 2 South Korea Late 12:30AM - Journey's End (70 minute slot)
      Sunday 22 February:
      BBC Entertainment South Africa 7PM and Midnight CAT - Evolution Of
      The Daleks, pt 2 of 2

      Congratulations to The Sarah Jane Adventures - Sarah and the gang get
      a mini-episode during Red Nose Day for Comic Relief 2009 (Friday 13
      March 7PM GMT). David Tennant is also involved in the night. Doctor
      Who had a memorable Comic Relief outing in 1999 in the epic tale "The
      Curse Of Fatal Death", starring Rowan Atkinson as the 9th Doctor and
      Jonathan Pryce as The Master.

      South Korean station KBS2 is finishing their current run of Doctor
      Who tonight with Journey's End.

      Quiet week, but it gets us into the listings faster, so it's all
      fine. If there are any late breaking developments, I will try to note
      them on my new twitter feed. Note - the twitter feed (listed below)
      is the Benjamin Elliott twitter feed, not the TWIDW twitter feed, so
      not everything that appears is Doctor Who related.

      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 .

      Listings for North and South America are in This Week In Doctor Who
      Western Hemisphere. Sarah Jane Adventures and Podcasts are in This
      Week In Doctor Who Spinoffs. Torchwood info is in Torchwood This Week.

      Corrections and updates are welcome at thisweekindoctorwho-
      owner@yahoogroups.com , bfelliott on Twitter, TWIDW on AOL IM , and
      thebfe on Yahoo Messenger. The listings:

      FIRST RUN BROADCASTS:

      New Series General Information:
      http://www.bbc.co.uk/doctorwho
      http://www.bbc.co.uk/sja
      http://www.cbc.ca/doctorwho
      http://www.doctorwhonews.com
      http://www.scifi.com/doctorwho
      http://www.kbs.co.kr/2tv/enter/doctorwho/index.html
      http://www.nrk.no/programmer/sider/doktor_who

      UK:

      BBC One http://www.bbc.co.uk/bbcone http://www.radiotimes.com
      http://uk-tv-guide.com
      16:9 Widescreen Digital,14:9 Cropped Letterbox Analogue
      Easter/Spring 2009 4-15 "Planet Of The Dead" estimated 60 minute
      length, first HD episode, will also air on BBC HD
      Later 2009/2010 "The other 3 specials - final episodes with David
      Tennant as The Doctor"
      2010 "Series 5 - 13 episodes - starring Matt Smith as The Doctor"

      SOUTH KOREA:

      KBS2 http://www.kbs.co.kr
      http://www.kbs.co.kr/2tv/enter/doctorwho/index.html
      Primary language Korean, English language as secondary audio
      Late Saturday 12:30AM 4-13 "Journey's End" pt 2 of 2 (70 minute slot)
      (end of the current run)

      SOUTH AFRICA:

      BBC Entertainment South Africa
      http://southafrica.bbcentertainment.com http://www.dstv.com
      Series 1 and 2 repeats plus Series 3 new
      Sunday 7PM and Midnight CAT 3-05 "Evolution Of The Daleks" pt 2 of 2
      Monday 3:32PM CAT 1-01 "Rose"
      Tuesday 3:30PM CAT 1-02 "The End Of The World"
      Wednesday 3:30PM CAT 1-03 "The Unquiet Dead"
      Thursday 3:30PM CAT 1-04 "Aliens Of London" pt 1 of 2
      Friday 3:30PM CAT 1-05 "World War Three" pt 2 of 2
      1 March 7PM and Midnight CAT 3-06 "The Lazarus Experiment"
      2 March 3:30PM CAT 1-06 "Dalek"
      3 March 3:30PM CAT 1-07 "The Long Game"
      4 March 3:30PM CAT 1-08 "Father's Day"
      5 March 3:30PM CAT 1-09 "The Empty Child" pt 1 of 2
      6 March 3:30PM CAT 1-10 "The Doctor Dances" pt 2 of 2

      CROATIA:

      HRT2 http://www.hrt.hr
      Saturday - pre-empted
      Saturday 28 February 1:25PM EET 3-06 "The Lazarus Experiment"
      7 March 10:40AM EET 3-07 "42"

      REPEATS AND OTHER TV/RADIO/INTERNET BROADCASTS:

      UK:

      BBC Online http://www.bbc.co.uk/doctorwho
      http://www.bbc.co.uk/doctorwho/classic/webcasts/shada
      "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.
      http://www.bbc.co.uk/doctorwho/classic/webcasts/shalka
      "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?
      http://www.bbc.co.uk/doctorwho/classic/webcasts/realtime
      "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.

      BBC Three http://www.bbc.co.uk/bbcthree http://www.radiotimes.com
      http://uk-tv-guide.com
      Doctor Who Confidential http://www.bbc.co.uk/doctorwho/confidential
      First broadcaster of Doctor Who Confidential.
      Monday 7PM GMT 3-01 "Smith And Jones"
      Monday 7:45PM GMT DWC 3-01 "Meet Martha Jones" (15 minutes)
      Tuesday 7PM GMT 3-02 "The Shakespeare Code"
      Tuesday 7:45PM GMT DWC 3-02 "Stage Fright" (15 minutes)
      Thursday 7PM GMT 3-03 "Gridlock"
      Thursday 7:45PM and 4:50AM GMT DWC 3-03 "Are We There Yet" (15
      minutes)
      Friday 8:10PM GMT 3-04 "Daleks In Manhattan" pt 1 of 2 (50 minutes)
      2 March 7PM GMT 3-05 "Evolution Of The Daleks" pt 2 of 2
      2 March 7:50PM GMT DWC 3-05 "" (15 minutes)
      3 March 7PM GMT 3-06 "The Lazarus Experiment"
      3 March 7:45PM GMT DWC 3-06 "Monsters Inc" (15 minutes)
      5 March 7PM GMT 3-07 "42"
      5 March 7:45PM GMT DWC 3-07 "Making Spacecraft" (15 minutes)
      6 March 8:15PM GMT 3-08 "Human Nature" pt 1 of 2
      9 March 7PM GMT 3-09 "The Family Of Blood" pt 2 of 2
      9 March 7:45PM GMT DWC 3-09 "Bad Blood" (15 minutes)
      10 March 7PM GMT 3-10 "Blink"
      10 March 7:45PM GMT DWC 3-10 "Do You Remember The First Time?" (15
      minutes)
      12 March 7PM GMT 3-11 "Utopia" pt 1 of 3
      12 March 7:45PM GMT DWC 3-11 "'Ello 'Ello 'Ello" (15 minutes)

      Watch http://www.uktv.co.uk http://www.justwatch.co.uk
      All times 1 hour later on Watch plus 1.
      Saturday 8PM, Sunday 5PM GMT 1-06 "Dalek"
      28 February 8PM, 1 March 6PM GMT 1-07 "The Long Game"
      7 March 8PM, 8 March 4:30PM GMT 1-08 "Father's Day"
      14 March 8PM, 15 March 5PM GMT 1-09 "The Empty Child" pt 1 of 2
      18 March 10PM GMT 2-00 "The Christmas Invasion" (80 minute slot)
      21 March 8PM, 22 March 6PM GMT 1-10 "The Doctor Dances" pt 2 of 2

      MILITARY:

      BFBS http://www.ssvc.com/bfbs/tv
      BFBS 1:
      Friday 4:20PM GMT 1-08 "Father's Day"
      6 March 4:20PM GMT 1-09 "The Empty Child" pt 1 of 2
      BFBS Navy:
      Friday 4:20PM GMT 1-08 "Father's Day"
      6 March 4:20PM GMT 1-09 "The Empty Child" pt 1 of 2

      IRELAND:

      TV3 http://www.tv3.ie
      Late Thursday 1:35AM GMT 1-02 "The End Of The World"
      Late 5 March 2:05AM GMT 1-03 "The Unquiet Dead"

      SPAIN:

      SciFi Spain http://www.scifi.es http://www.plus.es
      Series 1 and 2 repeats.
      Monday 10PM, Tuesday 4:20PM, 21 March 6:30PM, 22 March 9:10AM CET 2-
      10 "Love And Monsters"
      28 February 7:15PM, 1 March 3:30PM CET 2-07 "The Idiot's Lantern"
      28 February 8PM, 1 March 4:15PM CET 2-08 "The Impossible Planet" pt 1
      of 2
      28 February 8:45PM, 1 March 5PM CET 2-09 "The Satan Pit" pt 2 of 2
      2 March 8PM, 3 March 4:20PM, 21 March 7:14PM, 22 March 9:54AM CET 2-
      11 "Fear Her"
      9 March 8PM, 10 March 4:20PM, 21 March 7:56PM, 22 March 10:36AM CET 2-
      12 "Army Of Ghosts" pt 1 of 2
      16 March 8PM, 17 March 4:20PM, 21 March 8:38PM, 22 March 11:18AM CET
      2-13 "Doomsday" pt 2 of 2
      Doctor Who leaves the schedule at this point. Knight Rider 2008 gets
      the slot.

      PORTUGAL:

      SIC Radical http://sicradical.aeiou.pt
      Saturday 2PM CET ???
      Saturday 8PM CET 1-04 "Aliens Of London" pt 1 of 2
      Sunday 1:15PM CET 1-05 "World War Three" pt 2 of 2

      NETHERLANDS:

      SciFi NL http://www.scifi-tv.nl
      Repeat run.
      4 March 8:30PM, 6 March 10:10PM, 8 March 6:40PM CET 3-01 "Smith And
      Jones"
      11 March 8:30PM, 13 March 10:10PM, 15 March 6:40PM CET 3-02 "The
      Shakespeare Code"
      18 March 8:30PM, 20 March 10:10PM, 22 March 6:40PM CET 3-03 "Gridlock"
      25 March 8:30PM, 27 March 10:10PM CET (Standard Time), 29 March
      6:40PM CET (Daylight Time) 3-04 "Daleks In Manhattan" pt 1 of 2

      GERMANY:

      SciFi Germany http://www.scifi.de
      Series 1 and 2 repeats. Dubbed in German.
      Saturday Noon and 6:35PM CET 1-08 "Father's Day"
      Saturday 12:50 and 7:25PM CET 1-09 "The Empty Child" pt 1 of 2
      Sunday Noon and 6:35PM CET 1-10 "The Doctor Dances" pt 2 of 2
      Sunday 12:50 and 7:25PM CET 1-11 "Boom Town"
      28 February 12:25 and 6:35PM CET 1-12 "Bad Wolf" pt 1 of 2
      28 February 1:15 and 7:25PM CET 1-13 "The Parting Of The Ways" pt 2
      of 2
      1 March 11:15AM and 6:20PM CET 2-00 "The Christmas Invasion"
      2 March 12:20 and 7:25PM CET 2-01 "New Earth"
      7 March 12:25 and 6:35PM CET 2-02 "Tooth And Claw"
      7 March 1:15 and 7:25PM CET 2-03 "School Reunion"
      8 March 12:10 and 6:35PM CET 2-04 "The Girl In The Fireplace"
      8 March 1 and 7:25PM CET 2-05 "Rise Of The Cybermen" pt 1 of 2

      SWEDEN:

      TV4 Science Fiction http://www.tv4.se http://www.tvplaneten.se
      Digital SciFi station.
      Monday 1:45PM CET "Time And The Rani" pt 1 of 4
      Monday 2:10PM CET "Time And The Rani" pt 2 of 4
      Monday 5PM, Late Monday Midnight and 2:30AM, Tuesday 1:45PM, Saturday
      28 February 10:55AM CET "Time And The Rani" pt 3 of 4
      Monday 5:25PM, Late Monday 12:25AM and 2:55AM, Tuesday 2:10PM,
      Saturday 28 February 11:20AM CET "Time And The Rani" pt 4 of 4
      Classic Season 24, Episodes 1 through 4. Doctor: Sylvester McCoy.
      Tuesday 5PM, Late Tuesday Midnight and 2:25AM, Wednesday 1:45PM,
      Saturday 28 February 11:45AM CET "Paradise Towers" pt 1 of 4
      Tuesday 5:25PM, Late Tuesday 12:25AM and 2:50AM, Wednesday 2:10PM,
      Saturday 28 February 12:10PM CET "Paradise Towers" pt 2 of 4
      Wednesday 5PM, Late Wednesday Midnight and 2:25AM, Thursday 1:45PM,
      Saturday 28 February 12:40PM CET "Paradise Towers" pt 3 of 4
      Wednesday 5:25PM, Late Wednesday 12:25AM and 2:50AM, Thursday 2:10PM,
      Saturday 28 February 1:05PM CET "Paradise Towers" pt 4 of 4
      Classic Season 24, Episodes 5 through 8. Doctor: Sylvester McCoy.
      Thursday 5PM, Late Thursday Midnight and 2:20AM, Friday 1:45PM,
      Saturday 28 February 1:30PM CET "Delta And The Bannermen" pt 1 of 3
      Thursday 5:25PM, Late Thursday 12:25AM and 2:45AM, Friday 2:10PM,
      Saturday 28 February 1:55PM CET "Delta And The Bannermen" pt 2 of 3
      Friday 5PM and 11:45PM, Late Friday 2:10AM, Saturday 28 February
      2:20PM CET "Delta And The Bannermen" pt 3 of 3
      Classic Season 24, Episodes 9 through 11. Doctor: Sylvester McCoy.
      Friday 5:25PM, Late Friday 12:10AM and 2:35AM, Saturday 28 February
      2:45PM CET "Dragonfire" pt 1 of 3
      Classic Season 24, Episode 12. Doctor: Sylvester McCoy.

      RUSSIA:

      SCI FI Russia http://www.scifichannel.ru
      All times Moscow
      Saturday 8:10PM, Sunday 12:40PM and 7:20PM 1-12 "Bad Wolf" pt 1 of 2
      28 February 8:10PM, 1 March 11:50AM and 5:40PM 1-13 "The Parting Of
      The Ways" pt 2 of 2
      7 March 8:10PM, 8 March 11:40AM and 5:30PM 2-00 "The Christmas
      Invasion" (65 minutes)
      14 March 8:10PM, 15 March 11:50AM and 5:40PM 2-01 "New Earth"
      21 March 8:10PM, 22 March 11:50AM and 5:40PM 2-02 "Tooth And Claw"
      28 March 8:10PM, 29 March 10:45AM and 4:35PM 2-03 "School Reunion"

      AUSTRALIA:

      ABC1 http://www.abc.net.au/tv http://www.sfsa.org.au
      16:9 widescreen digital, 14:9 cropped letterbox analog.
      Tuesday 8:30PM 2-04 "The Girl In The Fireplace"
      Tuesday 9:15PM DWC 2-04 "From Script To Screen"
      3 March 8:30PM 2-05 "Rise Of The Cybermen" pt 1 of 2
      3 March 9:15PM DWC 2-05 "Cybermen"
      10 March 8:30PM 2-06 "The Age Of Steel" pt 2 of 2
      10 March 9:15PM DWC 2-06 "From Zero To Hero"

      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 7:30PM, Wednesday 11:30AM, Saturday 28 February 3PM AEDT 1-
      09 "The Empty Child" pt 1 of 2
      Tuesday 8:20PM, Wednesday 12:20PM, Saturday 28 February 3:50PM AEDT
      DWC 1-09 "FX"
      3 March 7:30PM, 7 March 3PM AEDT 1-10 "The Doctor Dances" pt 2 of 2
      3 March 8:20PM, 7 March 3:50PM AEDT DWC 1-10 "Weird Science Of Doctor
      Who"

      NEW ZEALAND:

      UKTV New Zealand http://www.uktv.co.nz http://nzdwfc.tetrap.com
      Thursday 7:30PM and 2:20AM, Saturday 28 February 5:40PM 2-08 "The
      Impossible Planet" pt 1 of 2
      Thursday 8:20PM and 3:10AM, Saturday 28 February 6:30PM DWC 2-
      08 "You've Got The Look"

      Thanks for reading. Until next week, take care.

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