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This Week In Doctor Who - March 7, 2009

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    This Week In Doctor Who March 7, 2009 - Vol 12, No 10 The weekly guide to Doctor Who broadcasts worldwide since 1998. by Benjamin F. Elliott
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      This Week In Doctor Who
      March 7, 2009 - Vol 12, No 10
      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:
      Sunday 8 March:
      BBC Entertainment South Africa 7:01PM and 1AM CAT - 42e Lazarus Experiment
      Saturday 14 March:
      SPACE Canada 9PM EDT/6PM PDT - The Next Doctor (first showing on SPACE, see This Week In Doctor Who Western Hemisphere for details)

      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.

      BBC Entertainment India is now repeating Series 1 - 2 episodes each Sunday.

      BBC Entertainment South Africa is changing how Series 3 airs. Episodes are now at approximately 7PM and 1AM Sundays, with last week's episode repeating immediately before. Torchwood gets the same treatment, as noted in Torchwood This Week.

      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 , http://www.twitter.com/bfelliott , 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 AFRICA:

      BBC Entertainment South Africa http://southafrica.bbcentertainment.com http://www.dstv.com
      Series 1 and 2 repeats plus Series 3 new
      Sunday 6:10PM and 12:03AM CAT 3-06 "The Lazarus Experiment"
      Sunday 7:01PM and 1AM CAT 3-07 "42" (new)
      Monday 3:32PM CAT 1-11 "Boom Town"
      Tuesday 3:30PM CAT 1-12 "Bad Wolf" pt 1 of 2
      Wednesday 3:30PM CAT 1-13 "The Parting Of The Ways" pt 2 of 2
      Thursday 3:30PM CAT 2-00 "The Christmas Invasion"
      Friday 3:30PM CAT 2-01 "New Earth"
      15 March 7PM and Midnight CAT 3-08 "Human Nature" pt 1 of 2 (new)
      16 March 3:30PM CAT 2-02 "Tooth And Claw"
      17 March 3:30PM CAT 2-03 "School Reunion"
      18 March 3:30PM CAT 2-04 "The Girl In The Fireplace"
      19 March 3:30PM CAT 2-05 "Rise Of The Cybermen" pt 1 of 2
      20 March 3:30PM CAT 2-06 "The Age Of Steel" pt 2 of 2
      22 March 7PM and Midnight CAT 3-09 "The Family Of Blood" pt 1 of 2 (new)
      23 March 3:30PM CAT 2-07 "The Idiot's Lantern"
      24 March 3:30PM CAT 2-08 "The Impossible Planet" pt 1 of 2
      25 March 3:30PM CAT 2-09 "The Satan Pit" pt 2 of 2
      26 March 3:30PM CAT 2-10 "Love And Monsters"
      27 March 3:30PM CAT 2-11 "Fear Her"

      CROATIA:

      HRT2 http://www.hrt.hr
      Saturday 10:40AM EET 3-07 "42"
      Saturday 14 March 1:10PM EET 3-08 "Human Nature" pt 1 of 2
      21 March 11:45AM EET 3-09 "The Family Of Blood" pt 2 of 2

      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 3-09 "The Family Of Blood" pt 2 of 2
      Monday 7:45PM GMT DWC 3-09 "Bad Blood" (15 minutes)
      Tuesday 7PM GMT 3-10 "Blink"
      Tuesday 7:45PM and 4:40AM GMT DWC 3-10 "Do You Remember The First Time?" (15 minutes)
      Thursday 7PM GMT 3-11 "Utopia" pt 1 of 3 (50 minute slot)
      Thursday 7:50PM GMT DWC 3-11 "'Ello 'Ello 'Ello" (10 minutes)
      16 March 7PM GMT 3-12 "The Sound Of Drums" pt 2 of 3
      16 March 7:50PM and 3:30AM GMT DWC 3-12 "The Saxon Mystery" (10 minutes)
      17 March 7PM GMT 3-13 "Last Of The Time Lords" pt 3 of 3 (51 minutes)
      17 March 7:55PM and 4:40AM GMT DWC 3-13 "The Valiant Quest" (5/10 minutes)
      18 March 7PM GMT 4-00 "Voyage Of The Damned" (75 minute slot)
      18 March 8:15PM and 3:10AM GMT DWC 4-00 "Confidential: Kylie Special" (45 minutes)
      20 March 8:10PM GMT 4-01 "Partners In Crime" (50 minutes)
      22 March 7PM GMT 4-02 "The Fires Of Pompeii" (50 minutes)
      22 March 7:50PM GMT DWC 4-02 "The Italian Job" (10/15 minutes)
      23 March 7PM GMT 4-03 "Planet Of The Ood"
      23 March 7:45PM GMT DWC 4-03 "Oods And Ends" (15 minutes)
      24 March 7PM GMT 4-04 "The Sontaran Stratagem" pt 1 of 2
      24 March 7:45PM GMT DWC 4-04 "Send In The Clones" pt 2 of 2 (15 minutes)
      26 March 7PM GMT 4-05 "The Poison Sky" pt 2 of 2
      26 March 7:45PM and 3:45AM DWC 4-05 "Sontar-Ha!" (15 minutes)
      27 Mach 8:15PM GMT 4-06 "The Doctor's Daughter"

      Watch http://www.uktv.co.uk http://www.justwatch.co.uk
      All times 1 hour later on Watch plus 1.
      Saturday 8PM, Sunday 4:30PM GMT 1-08 "Father's Day"
      Saturday 14 March 9:45AM GMT DWC 2-01 "New New Doctor" (15 minutes)
      14 March 8PM, 15 March 5PM GMT 1-09 "The Empty Child" pt 1 of 2
      15 March 10:40AM GMT DWC 2-02 "Fear Factor" (20 minutes)
      18 March 10PM GMT 2-00 "The Christmas Invasion" (80 minute slot, part of David Tennant night)
      21 March 8PM, 22 March 6PM GMT 1-10 "The Doctor Dances" pt 2 of 2
      28 March 8PM GMT, 29 March 5PM BST 1-11 "Boom Town"

      MILITARY:

      BFBS http://www.ssvc.com/bfbs/tv
      BFBS 1:
      Friday 4:20PM GMT 1-10 "The Doctor Dances" pt 2 of 2
      Friday 7PM GMT "Comic Relief 2009" (simulcast with BBC One, includes David Tennant and a Sarah Jane special)
      20 March 4:20PM GMT 1-11 "Boom Town"
      BFBS Navy:
      Friday 4:20PM GMT 1-10 "The Doctor Dances" pt 2 of 2
      Friday 7PM GMT "Comic Relief 2009" (simulcast with BBC One, includes David Tennant and a Sarah Jane special)
      20 March 4:20PM GMT 1-11 "Boom Town"

      IRELAND:

      TV3 http://www.tv3.ie
      Late Thursday 1:40AM GMT 1-04 "Aliens Of London" pt 1 of 2
      Late 19 March 1:25AM GMT 1-05 "World War Three" pt 2 of 2

      SPAIN:

      SciFi Spain http://www.scifi.es http://www.plus.es
      Series 1 and 2 repeats.
      Monday 10PM, Tuesday 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
      21 March 6:30PM, 22 March 9:10AM CET 2-10 "Love And Monsters"
      21 March 7:14PM, 22 March 9:54AM CET 2-11 "Fear Her"
      Doctor Who leaves the schedule at this point. Knight Rider 2008 gets the slot.

      PORTUGAL:

      SIC Radical http://sicradical.aeiou.pt
      Saturday 2PM and 7:45PM CET 1-06 "Dalek"
      Sunday 1:15PM CET 1-07 "The Long Game"

      NETHERLANDS:

      SciFi NL http://www.scifi-tv.nl
      Repeat run.
      Sunday 6:40PM CET 3-01 "Smith And Jones"
      Wednesday 8:30PM, Friday 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
      1 April 8:30PM, 3 April 10:10PM, 5 April 6:40PM CET 3-05 "Evolution Of The Daleks" pt 2 of 2
      8 April 8:30PM CET 3-06 "The Lazarus Experiment" (10 and 12 April apparently pre-empted by movies)
      15 April 8:30PM, 17 April 10:10PM, 19 April 6:40PM CET 3-07 "42"
      22 April 8:30PM, 24 April 10:10PM, 26 April 6:40PM CET 3-08 "Human Nature" pt 1 of 2
      29 April 8:30PM CET 3-09 "The Family Of Blood" pt 2 of 2

      GERMANY:

      SciFi Germany http://www.scifi.de
      Series 1 and 2 repeats. Dubbed in German.
      Saturday 12:25 and 6:35PM CET 2-02 "Tooth And Claw"
      Saturday 1:15 and 7:25PM CET 2-03 "School Reunion"
      Sunday 12:10 and 6:35PM CET 2-04 "The Girl In The Fireplace"
      Sunday 1 and 7:25PM CET 2-05 "Rise Of The Cybermen" pt 1 of 2
      14 March 12:05 and 6:35PM CET 2-06 "The Age Of Steel" pt 2 of 2
      14 March 1 and 7:25PM CET 2-07 "The Idiot's Lantern"
      15 March 11:30AM and 6:35PM CET 2-08 "The Impossible Planet" pt 1 of 2
      15 March 12:20 and 7:25PM CET 2-09 "The Satan Pit" pt 2 of 2
      21 March 12:10 and 6:35PM CET 2-10 "Love And Monsters"
      21 March 1 and 7:25PM CET 2-11 "Fear Her"
      22 March Noon and 6:35PM CET 2-12 "Army Of Ghosts" pt 1 of 2
      22 March 12:50 and 7:25PM CET 2-13 "Doomsday" pt 2 of 2 (end of repeat run)

      SWEDEN:

      TV4 Science Fiction http://www.tv4.se http://www.tvplaneten.se
      Digital SciFi station.
      Monday 1:45PM CET "The Happiness Patrol" pt 3 of 3
      Classic Season 25, Episode 7. Doctor: Sylvester McCoy.
      Monday 2:10PM CET "Silver Nemesis" pt 1 of 3
      Monday 5PM, Late Monday 12:05AM and 2:30AM, Tuesday 1:45PM, Saturday 14 March 10:55AM CET "Silver Nemesis" pt 2 of 3
      Monday 5:25PM, Late Monday 12:30AM and 2:55AM, Tuesday 2:10PM, Saturday 14 March 11:20AM CET "Silver Nemesis" pt 3 of 3
      Classic Season 25, Episodes 8 through 10. Doctor: Sylvester McCoy.
      Tuesday 5PM, Late Tuesday 12:05AM and 2:30AM, Wednesday 1:45PM, Saturday 14 March 11:45AM CET "The Greatest Show In The Galaxy" pt 1 of 4
      Tuesday 5:25PM, Late Tuesday 12:30AM and 2:55AM, Wednesday 2:10PM, Saturday 14 March 12:10PM CET "The Greatest Show In The Galaxy" pt 2 of 4
      Wednesday 5PM, Late Wednesday 12:05AM and 2:25AM, Thursday 1:50PM, Saturday 14 March 12:35PM CET "The Greatest Show In The Galaxy" pt 3 of 4
      Wednesday 5:25PM, Late Wednesday 12:30AM and 2:50AM, Thursday 2:15PM, Saturday 14 March 1PM CET "The Greatest Show In The Galaxy" pt 4 of 4
      Classic Season 25, Episodes 11 through 14. Doctor: Sylvester McCoy.
      Thursday 5PM, Late Thursday 12:05AM and 2:30AM, Friday 1:50PM, Saturday 14 March 1:30PM CET "Battlefield" pt 1 of 4
      Thursday 5:25PM, Late Thursday 12:30AM and 2:55AM, Friday 2:15PM, Saturday 14 March 1:55PM CET "Battlefield" pt 2 of 4
      Friday 5PM, Late Friday 12:20AM and 2:45AM, Saturday 14 March 2:20PM CET "Battlefield" pt 3 of 4
      Friday 5:25PM, Late Friday 12:45AM and 3:10AM, Saturday 14 March 2:45PM CET "Battlefield" pt 4 of 4
      Classic Season 26, Episodes 1 through 4. Doctor: Sylvester McCoy.
      Late 14 March 3:40-5:05AM, 15 March 10:15-11:35AM CET "Daleks: Invasion Earth 2150A.D." (1966 Peter Cushing film, remake of The Daleks Invasion Of Earth)

      SCANDINAVIAN COUNTRIES (Northern Europe):

      BBC Entertainment http://scandinavia.bbcentertainment.com
      Sunday 8PM and 11:05PM CET 2-01 "New Earth"
      15 March 8PM and 11:05PM CET 2-02 "Tooth And Claw"
      22 March 8PM and 11:05PM CET 2-03 "School Reunion"
      29 March 8PM and 11:05PM CET 2-04 "The Girl In The Fireplace"

      RUSSIA:

      SCI FI Russia http://www.scifichannel.ru
      All times Moscow
      Saturday 8:10PM, Sunday 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"

      ASIA:

      BBC Entertainment Asia http://asia.bbcentertainment.com
      All times Thailand - adjust for local time zone. Subtitles available in Chinese, Korean, and Thai.
      Tuesday 11:50AM, Thursday 12:40PM, Late 15 March 1:25AM, 18 March 9:15AM and (late) 12:25AM DWC 1-12 "The World Of Who"
      20 March 10:15AM and 2:45PM, Early 23 March 5:45AM 1-01 "Rose" (repeat run begins)
      20 March 11AM and 3:30PM DWC 1-01 "Back From The Future"
      23 March 10:15AM and 2:45PM, Early 24 March 5:45AM 1-02 "The End Of The World"
      23 March 11AM and 3:30PM DWC 1-02 "Aliens"
      24 March 10:15AM and 2:55PM, Early 25 March 5:45AM 1-03 "The Unquiet Dead"
      24 March 11AM DWC 1-03 "TARDIS Tales"
      25 March 10:15AM and 2:45PM, Early 26 March 5:45AM 1-04 "Aliens Of London" pt 1 of 2
      25 March 11AM and 3:30PM DWC 1-04 "I Get A Side-Kick Out Of You"
      26 March 10:10AM and 2:40PM, Early 27 March 5:45AM 1-05 "World War Three" pt 2 of 2
      26 March 10:55AM and 3:25PM DWC 1-05 "Why On Earth?"
      27 March 10:15AM and 2:50PM, Early 30 March 5:45AM 1-06 "Dalek"
      27 March 11AM DWC 1-06 "The Daleks"
      30 March 10:15AM and 2:45PM, Early 31 March 5:45AM 1-07 "The Long Game"
      30 March 11AM and 3:30PM DWC 1-07 "The Dark Side"
      31 March 10:15AM and 2:50PM, Early 1 April 5:45AM 1-08 "Father's Day"
      31 March 11AM DWC 1-08 "Time Trouble"

      INDIA:

      BBC Entertainment http://india.bbcentertainment.com
      Repeat run:
      Sunday 7:30PM and 1:50AM 1-03 "The Unquiet Dead"
      Sunday 8:15PM and 2:35AM 1-04 "Aliens Of London" pt 1 of 2
      15 March 7:30PM and 1:50AM 1-05 "World War Three" pt 2 of 2
      15 March 8:15PM and 2:35AM 1-06 "Dalek"
      22 March 7:30PM and 1:50AM 1-07 "The Long Game"
      22 March 8:15PM and 2:35AM 1-08 "Father's Day"
      29 March 7:30PM and 2:25AM 1-09 "The Empty Child" pt 1 of 2
      29 March 8:15PM and 3:10AM 1-10 "The Doctor Dances" pt 2 of 2
      Late 29 March 3:55AM DWC 1-10 "The Weird Science Of Doctor Who"

      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 2-06 "The Age Of Steel" pt 2 of 2
      Tuesday 9:15PM DWC 2-06 "From Zero To Hero"
      17 March 8:30PM 2-07 "The Idiot's Lantern"
      17 March 9:15PM DWC 2-07 "The Writer's Tale"

      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.
      Tuesday 7:30PM, Wednesday 11:30AM, Saturday 14 March 3PM AEDT 1-11 "Boom Town"
      Tuesday 8:20PM, Wednesday 12:20PM, Saturday 14 March 3:50PM AEDT DWC 1-11 "Unsung Heroes And Violent Death"
      17 March 7:30PM, 18 March 11:30AM, 21 March 3PM AEDT 1-12 "Bad Wolf" pt 1 of 2
      17 March 8:20PM, 18 March 12:20PM, 21 March 3:50PM AEDT DWC 1-12 "The World Of Who"
      24 March 7:30PM, 25 March 11:30AM, 28 March 3PM AEDT 1-13 "The Parting Of The Ways" pt 2 of 2
      24 March 8:20PM, 25 March 12:20PM, 28 March 3:50PM AEDT DWC 1-13 "The Last Battle"
      31 March 7:30PM, 1 April 11:30AM AEDT 2-00 "The Christmas Invasion" (60 minutes)

      NEW ZEALAND:

      UKTV New Zealand http://www.uktv.co.nz http://nzdwfc.tetrap.com
      Thursday 7:30PM and 2:20AM, Saturday 14 March 5:40PM 2-10 "Love And Monsters"
      Thursday 8:15PM and 3:05AM, Saturday 14 March 6:25PM DWC 2-10 "The New World Of Doctor Who"
      19 March 7:30PM and 2:20AM, 21 March 5:40PM 2-11 "Fear Her"
      19 March 8:15PM and 3:05AM, 21 March 6:25PM DWC 2-11 "The Fright Stuff"
      26 March 7:30PM and 2:20AM, 28 March 5:40PM 2-12 "Army Of Ghosts" pt 1 of 2
      26 March 8:15PM and 3:05AM, 28 March 6:25PM DWC 2-12 "Welcome To Torchwood"

      Thanks for reading. Until next week, take care.

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