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This Week In Doctor Who - May 23, 2009

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    This Week In Doctor Who May 23, 2009 - Vol 12, No 21 The weekly guide to Doctor Who broadcasts worldwide since 1998. by Benjamin F. Elliott
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      This Week In Doctor Who
      May 23, 2009 - Vol 12, No 21
      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 24 May:
      BBC Entertainment Poland 7PM and 11:30PM - The Runaway Bride
      Tuesday 26 May:
      Ztele Canada 9PM EDT - The Unicorn And The Wasp (French version)
      Sunday 31 May:
      ABC1 Australia 7:30PM - Planet Of The Dead
      Monday 1 June:
      Prime New Zealand 8:30PM - Planet Of The Dead
      Wednesday 3 June:
      SciFi Netherlands 7:30PM - Voyage Of The Damned

      Welcome to Series 3, Poland! Enjoy the ride.

      British Forces with BFBS2 get Doctor Who Series 2 and those with BFBS3 Kids can show their kids some Sarah Jane Adventures for the next few days.

      My recent manifest on Doctor Who and international broadcasting is at http://tv.groups.yahoo.com/group/thisweekindoctorwho/message/860 .

      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, K9 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

      PORTUGAL:

      SIC Radical http://sicradical.pt
      Series 3 Firstrun:
      Saturday 1:45PM, Monday 5PM, Friday 1PM CET 3-10 "Blink"
      Friday 8AM CET 2-06 "The Age Of Steel" pt 2 of 2
      Saturday 30 May 8:15AM CET 2-07 "The Idiot's Lantern"

      AUSTRALIA:

      ABC1 http://www.abc.net.au/tv http://www.sfsa.org.au
      16:9 widescreen digital and HD, 14:9 cropped letterbox analog.
      31 May 7:30PM 4-15 "Planet Of The Dead" (Australian premiere, hopefully simulcast in HD)

      NEW ZEALAND:

      Prime TV http://www.primetv.co.nz http://nzdwfc.tetrap.com
      16:9 digital; 4:3 pan and scan analog.
      1 June 8:30PM 4-15 "Planet Of The Dead"

      NETHERLANDS:

      SciFi NL http://www.scifi-tv.nl
      Repeat run - May. Series 4 premiere - June.
      Sunday 5:40PM, 31 May 5:40PM CET 3-12 "The Sound Of Drums" pt 2 of 3
      Wednesday 7:30PM, Friday 9:10PM, 31 May 6:40PM CET 3-13 "Last Of The Time Lords" pt 3 of 3
      31 May 8:30AM CET 3-01 "Smith And Jones" (start of marathon)
      31 May 9:20AM CET 3-02 "The Shakespeare Code"
      31 May 10:10AM CET 3-03 "Gridlock"
      31 May 11AM CET 3-04 "Daleks In Manhattan" pt 1 of 2
      31 May 11:50AM CET 3-05 "Evolution Of The Daleks" pt 2 of 2
      31 May 12:40PM CET 3-06 "The Lazarus Experiment"
      31 May 1:30PM CET 3-07 "42"
      31 May 2:20PM CET 3-08 "Human Nature" pt 1 of 2
      31 May 3:10PM CET 3-09 "The Family Of Blood" pt 2 of 2
      31 May 4PM CET 3-10 "Blink"
      31 May 4:50PM CET 3-11 "Utopia" pt 1 of 3
      3 June 7:30PM, 5 June 9:10PM, 7 June 6PM CET 4-00 "Voyage Of The Damned" start of new episodes, 80 minute slot
      3 June 8:50PM, 5 June 10:25PM CET "episode unknown" 70 minute slot
      10 June 7:30PM, 12 June 9:10PM, 14 June 5:40PM CET 4-01 "Partners In Crime"
      17 June 7:30PM, 19 June 9:10PM, 21 June 5:40PM CET 4-02 "The Fires Of Pompeii"
      24 June 7:30PM, 26 June 9:10PM, 28 June 5:40PM CET 4-03 "Planet Of The Ood"

      POLAND:

      BBC Entertainment Poland http://poland.bbcentertainment.com
      Series 3 - first run:
      Saturday 1:40PM and 4:20AM CET 2-13 "Doomsday" pt 2 of 2
      Saturday 2:40PM, Early Sunday 5:05AM CET 3-00 "The Runaway Bride" (start of new episodes)
      Sunday 7PM and 11:30PM, Monday 8:20AM and 1:45AM, 30 May 2:40PM, Early 31 May 5:05AM CET 3-01 "Smith And Jones"
      Late Sunday 3AM CET 2-05 "Rise Of The Cybermen" pt 1 of 2
      Late Sunday 3:45AM CET 2-06 "The Age Of Steel" pt 2 of 2
      Late Sunday 4:30AM CET 2-07 "The Idiot's Lantern"
      Early Monday 5:15AM CET 2-08 "The Impossible Planet" pt 1 of 2
      31 May 7PM and 11:30PM CET 3-02 "The Shakespeare Code"
      Late 31 May 3AM CET 2-09 "The Satan Pit" pt 2 of 2
      Late 31 May 3:45AM CET 2-10 "Love And Monsters"
      Late 31 May 4:30AM CET 2-11 "Fear Her"
      Early 1 June 5:15AM CET 2-12 "Army Of Ghosts" pt 1 of 2
      11 June 3:10PM CET 1-05 "World War Three" pt 2 of 2
      12 June 3:10PM CET 1-06 "Dalek"

      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 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
      Later 2009 4-16 "The Waters Of Mars"
      Still later 2009/2010 "The other 2 specials - final episodes with David Tennant as The Doctor"
      2010 "Series 5 - 13 episodes - starring Matt Smith as The Doctor"

      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 BST 3-09 "The Family Of Blood" pt 2 of 2
      Tuesday 7PM BST 3-10 "Blink"
      Wednesday 7PM BST 3-11 "Utopia" pt 1 of 3
      Wednesday 7:45PM and 3:40AM BST DWC 3-11 "'Ello 'Ello 'Ello" (15 minutes)
      Thursday 7PM BST 3-12 "The Sound Of Drums" pt 2 of 3 (50 minutes)
      Thursday 7:50PM and 3:45AM BST DWC 3-12 "The Saxon Mystery" (10 minutes)
      Friday 8:05PM BST 3-13 "Last Of The Time Lords" pt 3 of 3 (51 minutes)
      1 June 7PM BST 4-00 "Voyage Of The Damned" (72 minutes)
      2 June 7PM BST 4-01 "Partners In Crime" (49 minutes)
      2 June 7:50PM and 5:15AM BST DWC 4-01 "A Noble Return" (10 minutes)
      3 June 7PM BST 4-02 "The Fires Of Pompeii" (49 minutes)
      3 June 7:50PM and 3:45AM BST DWC 4-02 "The Italian Job" (10 minutes)
      4 June 7PM BST 4-03 "Planet Of The Ood"
      4 June 7:45PM and 3:45AM BST DWC 4-03 "Oods And Ends" (15 minutes)
      8 June 7PM BST 4-04 "The Sontaran Stratagem" pt 1 of 2
      9 June 7PM BST 4-05 "The Poison Sky" pt 2 of 2
      9 June 7:45PM and 5:20AM BST DWC 4-05 "" (15 minutes)
      10 June 7PM BST 4-06 "The Doctor's Daughter"
      10 June 7:45PM BST DWC 4-06 "Sins Of The Father" (15 minutes)
      11 June 7PM BST 4-07 "The Unicorn And The Wasp"
      11 June 7:45PM BST DWC 4-07 "" (15 minutes)

      Watch http://www.uktv.co.uk http://www.justwatch.co.uk
      All times 1 hour later on Watch plus 1.
      Saturday 10:45AM BST DWC 2-06 "From Zero To Hero" (15 minutes)
      Saturday 5PM, Sunday 2:20PM, Wednesday 4PM, Thursday 3PM, 30 May 7PM, 31 May 5PM, 13 June 8PM, 14 June 5PM BST 2-10 "Love And Monsters"
      Saturday 8PM, Sunday 5PM BST 1-06 "Dalek"
      Sunday 3:20PM, Monday 9:20AM BST "Doctor Who And The Daleks" (1965 theatrical film, 100 minute time slot)
      Sunday 8PM BST 2-05 "Rise Of The Cybermen" pt 1 of 2
      Monday 8PM BST 2-06 "The Age Of Steel" pt 2 of 2
      Late Monday 1AM, 6 June 8PM BST 2-09 "The Satan Pit" pt 2 of 2
      Tuesday 3PM BST 2-03 "School Reunion"
      Tuesday 4PM, Wednesday 3PM BST 2-04 "The Girl In The Fireplace"
      Tuesday 8PM BST 1-07 "The Long Game"
      Thursday 4PM BST 2-12 "Army Of Ghosts" pt 1 of 2
      Friday 8AM BST 2-11 "Fear Her"
      Friday 4PM BST 2-13 "Doomsday" pt 2 of 2
      Late Sunday 1:10AM, Late 30 May 2AM BST 2-02 "Tooth And Claw"
      5 June 8:20PM BST 1-02 "The End Of The World"
      7 June 4:40PM, 12 June 8PM BST 1-03 "The Unquiet Dead"
      19 June 8PM BST 1-04 "Aliens Of London" pt 1 of 2

      CBBC http://www.bbc.co.uk/cbbc
      Tuesday 11:30AM BST "Doctor Who - The Infinite Quest" (50 minute animated story, 2007)

      MILITARY:

      BFBS http://www.ssvc.com/bfbs/tv
      BFBS 2:
      Saturday 6PM, Sunday 6AM CET 2-03 "School Reunion"
      Saturday 6:45PM, Sunday 6:45AM CET 2-04 "The Girl In The Fireplace"
      30 May 6PM, 31 May 6AM CET 2-05 "Rise Of The Cybermen" pt 1 of 2
      30 May 6:45PM, 31 May 6:45AM CET 2-06 "The Age Of Steel" pt 2 of 2

      SWEDEN:

      TV4 Science Fiction http://www.tv4.se http://www.tvplaneten.se
      Digital SciFi station. 2nd run through Classic Who. Apologies if TV4 skips a story without mentioning it.
      Monday 2:10PM CET "The Krotons" ep 3 of 4
      Monday 2:35PM CET "The Krotons" ep 4 of 4
      Classic Season 6, Epsiodes 21 through 22. Doctor: Patrick Troughton.
      Late Monday 2:20AM, Tuesday 2:10PM CET "The Seeds Of Death" ep 1 of 6
      Late Monday 2:45AM, Tuesday 2:35PM CET "The Seeds Of Death" ep 2 of 6
      Late Tuesday 2:15AM, Wednesday 2:10PM CET "The Seeds Of Death" ep 3 of 6
      Late Tuesday 2:35AM, Wednesday 2:30PM CET "The Seeds Of Death" ep 4 of 6
      Late Wednesday 2:15AM, Thursday 2:10PM CET "The Seeds Of Death" ep 5 of 6
      Late Wednesday 2:40AM, Thursday 2:35PM CET "The Seeds Of Death" ep 6 of 6
      Classic Season 6, Episodes 23 through 28. Doctor: Patrick Troughton.
      Specials finish out the week. Not sure if Doctor Who is just taking a few days off or a longer gap.

      SCANDINAVIAN COUNTRIES (Northern Europe):

      BBC Entertainment http://scandinavia.bbcentertainment.com
      Sunday 7:35PM CET 2-12 "Army Of Ghosts" pt 1 of 2
      31 May 8PM and 1:30AM CET 2-13 "Doomsday" pt 2 of 2 (end of current run)

      RUSSIA:

      SCI FI Russia http://www.scifichannel.ru
      All times Moscow
      Saturday 8:10PM, Sunday 8:30AM and 2:20PM 2-11 "Fear Her"
      30 May 8:10PM, 31 May 8:30AM and 2:20PM 2-12 "Army Of Ghosts" pt 1 of 2
      1 June 7:20PM, 2 June 11:50AM 1-01 "Rose"
      1 June 8:10PM, 2 June 12:40PM 1-02 "The End Of The World"
      2 June 7:20PM, 3 June 11:50AM 1-03 "The Unquiet Dead"
      2 June 8:10PM, 3 June 12:40PM 1-04 "Aliens Of London" pt 1 of 2
      3 June 7:20PM, 4 June 11:50AM 1-05 "World War Three" pt 2 of 2
      3 June 8:10PM, 4 June 12:40PM 1-06 "Dalek"
      4 June 7:20PM and 12:15AM, 5 June 11:50AM 1-07 "The Long Game"
      4 June 8:10PM and 1:05AM, 5 June 12:40PM 1-08 "Father's Day"
      8 June 7:20PM, 9 June 11:50AM 1-09 "The Empty Child" pt 1 of 2
      8 June 8:10PM, 9 June 12:40PM 1-10 "The Doctor Dances" pt 2 of 2
      9 June 7:20PM, 10 June 11:50AM 1-11 "Boom Town"
      9 June 8:10PM, 10 June 12:40PM 1-12 "Bad Wolf" pt 1 of 2
      10 June 7:20PM, 11 June 11:50AM 1-13 "The Parting Of The Ways" pt 2 of 2
      10 June 8:10PM, 11 June 12:40PM 2-01 "New Earth" (The Christmas Invasion skipped)
      11 June 7:20PM and 12:15AM, 12 June 11:50AM 2-02 "Tooth And Claw"
      11 June 8:10PM and 1:05AM, 12 June 12:40PM 2-03 "School Reunion"
      15 June 7:20PM, 16 June 11:50AM 2-04 "The Girl In The Fireplace"
      15 June 8:10PM, 16 June 12:40PM 2-05 "Rise Of The Cybermen" pt 1 of 2
      16 June 7:20PM, 17 June 11:50AM 2-06 "The Age Of Steel" pt 2 of 2
      16 June 8:10PM, 17 June 12:40PM 2-07 "The Idiot's Lantern"
      17 June 7:20PM, 18 June 11:50AM 2-08 "The Impossible Planet" pt 1 of 2
      17 June 8:10PM, 18 June 12:40PM 2-09 "The Satan Pit" pt 2 of 2
      18 June 7:20PM, 19 June 11:50AM 2-10 "Love And Monsters"
      18 June 8:10PM, 19 June 12:40PM 2-11 "Fear Her"
      19 June 7:20PM, 20 June 2:20PM 2-12 "Army Of Ghosts" pt 1 of 2
      19 June 8:10PM, 20 June 3:10PM 2-13 "Doomsday" pt 2 of 2 (end of repeat run)

      EUROPE/MIDDLE EAST:

      BBC Prime http://www.bbcprime.com
      Who Series 1 and 2; Doctor Who Confidential Cut Down
      Adjust for local time, which could vary by several hours
      14 June 4:25PM and 11:10PM KSA 1-01 "Rose" (haven't translated to the regular Central European Time yet)
      14 June 5:10PM and 11:55PM KSA DWC 1-01 "Back From The Future"
      21 June 4:25PM and 11:05PM KSA 1-02 "The End Of The World"
      21 June 5:10PM and 11:50PM KSA DWC 1-02 "Aliens"

      ASIA:

      BBC Entertainment Asia http://asia.bbcentertainment.com
      All times Thailand - adjust for local time zone. Subtitles available in Chinese, Korean, and Thai.
      Monday 11AM and 2:40PM DWC 1-07 "The Long Game"
      Tuesday 11:05AM DWC 1-08 "Time Trouble"
      Wednesday 11:05AM and 2:05AM DWC 1-09 "FX"
      Thursday 11:05AM DWC 1-10 "Weird Science Of Doctor Who"
      Friday 11:05AM, Saturday 30 May 9:10AM DWC 1-11 "Unsung Heroes And Violent Death"

      INDIA:

      BBC Entertainment http://india.bbcentertainment.com
      Repeat run:
      Sunday 7:30PM and 2AM 2-06 "The Age Of Steel" pt 2 of 2
      31 May 7:30PM and 2AM 2-07 "The Idiot's Lantern"

      HONG KONG:

      ATV World http://www.hkatv.com/v3/world/world.html
      Saturday 30 May 9PM 3-03 "Gridlock" (start of repeat run?)

      AUSTRALIA:

      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 and 1:30AM, Wednesday 11:30AM, Saturday 30 May 4PM 2-08 "The Impossible Planet" pt 1 of 2
      Tuesday 8:20PM, Saturday 30 May 4:50PM DWC 2-08 "You've Got The Look"
      2 June 7:30PM and 1:30AM, 3 June 11:30AM 2-09 "The Satan Pit" pt 2 of 2
      2 June 8:20PM DWC 2-09 "Myths, Heroes, and Legends"

      Thanks for reading. Until next week, take care.

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