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Torchwood This Week - June 6, 2009

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  • Benjamin Elliott
    Torchwood This Week June 6, 2009 - Volume 3, Number 23 The weekly guide to Torchwood transmissions. by Benjamin F. Elliott
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      Torchwood This Week
      June 6, 2009 - Volume 3, Number 23
      The weekly guide to Torchwood transmissions.
      by Benjamin F. Elliott

      BBC America announced plans for BBC America HD, their new high definition feed for the station. BBC America HD and the third series of Torchwood both launch on Monday July 20. It will be a big sci-fi week for BBC America. As for Torchwood, the special "Inside The Hub" airs Monday at 8PM, 11PM, and 1AM Eastern. New episodes premiere at 9PM, Midnight, and 2AM Eastern Monday to Friday that week. The first 4 episodes repeat in the 8PM, 11PM, and 1AM slots just before the new episodes.

      SPACE Channel confirmed their recent Doctor Who and Torchwood acquisitions this week. Torchwood Series 3 (Children Of Earth) premieres in July (the release does not say if it will strip across a week or air weekly). It also confirms that SPACE currently has rights to Series 1 and 2 of Torchwood.

      BBC Radio 4 http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio4 has scheduled the 3 Torchwood plays. The plays will air in the Afternoon Play slot from Wednesday 1 July to Friday 3 July on Radio 4 (2:15PM UK Time, 3:15PM Central Europe Time on Long Wave). They are 45 minutes each. They are set between Lost Souls (the Radio 4 play last September) and Series 3 (Children Of Earth). Radio 4 can be listened to live around the world. The episodes will also be available on Radio 4's Listen Again programming for 7 days after each installment airs.

      BBC Entertainment Scandinavia http://scandinavia.bbcentertainment.com premieres Torchwood this Monday 8 June. In at least some of the Scandinavian countries, this will be their introduction to Torchwood.

      SciFi Netherlands http://www.scifi-tv.nl premieres Torchwood Series 2 this Wednesday 10 June. 1 episode a week - airing 3 times in various slots.

      BBC Entertainment Poland http://poland.bbcentertainment.com started Series 2 of Torchwood last week. We did not know this at the time due to the lack of a schedule on the site.

      BBC HD Australia http://australia.bbchd.com begins repeating Torchwood Series 1 this Sunday at 7:30PM, with each episode airing a large number of times in a 2 week period. If you have this channel, it is a good chance to see the episodes in full HD picture quality.

      TV2 Finland http://www.yle.fi/tv2 begins a late night repeat run of Torchwood Series 1 and 2 this Sunday 7 June. The start time varies week to week - this week it will be 12:01AM.

      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, http://www.twitter.com/bfelliott , and thebfe on Yahoo Messenger.

      Torchwood Website - http://www.bbc.co.uk/torchwood


      BBC Radio 4 http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio4
      can be heard live online worldwide with shows available for another 7 days through the listen again service
      1 July 2:15PM BST/3:15PM CET "Asylum" (premiere)
      2 July 2:15PM BST/3:15PM CET "Golden Age" (premiere)
      3 July 2:15PM BST/3:15PM CET "The Dead Line" (premiere)
      3 Brand new Torchwood Plays in the Afternoon Play slot starring the regular cast and set before the Children Of Earth episodes. All episodes 45 minutes long.

      ASIA (Regional Channel):

      BBC Entertainment http://asia.bbcentertainment.com
      All times Korean - adjust for local time zone. Subtitles available in Chinese and Korean.
      Sunday 5:20PM 2-08 "A Day In The Death"
      Tuesday 9:10PM and 11:55PM and 4:15AM, Wednesday 10:20AM and 2:20PM, 14 June 5:20PM 2-09 "Something Borrowed"
      16 June 9:10PM and 12:40AM and 4:50AM, 17 June 9:55AM and 1:40PM, 21 June 5:20PM 2-10 "From Out Of The Rain"
      23 June 9:10PM and 12:40AM and 4:50AM, 24 June 9:55AM and 1:40PM, 28 June 5:20PM 2-11 "Adrift"
      30 June 9:10PM and 12:40AM and 4:50AM 2-12 "Fragments"


      RTL2 http://www.rtl2.de
      Series 1 and 2, 65 minute time slot
      Wednesday 10:05PM and 3:55AM CET 2-01 "Kiss Kiss, Bang Bang"
      17 June 10:05PM and 3:55AM CET 2-02 "Sleeper"


      BBC Entertainment http://poland.bbcentertainment.com
      dubbed in Polish. First run episodes:
      Tuesday 10PM and 1:15AM CET 2-02 "Sleeper"
      16 June 10PM and 1:15AM CET 2-03 "To The Last Man"
      23 June 10PM and 1:15AM CET 2-04 "Meat"
      30 June 10PM and 1:15AM CET 2-05 "Adam"


      SciFi http://www.scifi-tv.nl
      Series 2 premieres - June:
      Wednesday 8:20PM, Friday 10PM, 14 June 6:40PM CET 2-01 "Kiss Kiss, Bang Bang" (start of new episodes)
      17 June 8:20PM, 19 June 10PM, 21 June 6:40PM CET 2-02 "Sleeper"
      24 June 8:20PM, 26 June 10PM, 28 June 6:40PM CET 2-03 "To The Last Man"
      1 July 8:20PM, 3 July 10PM, 5 July 6:40PM CET 2-04 "Meat"
      8 July 8:20PM, 10 July 10PM, 12 July 6:40PM CET 2-05 "Adam"
      15 July 8:20PM, 17 July 10PM, 19 July 6:40PM CET 2-06 "Reset"
      22 July 8:20PM, 24 July 10PM, 26 July 6:40PM CET 2-07 "Dead Man Walking"
      29 July 8:20PM, 31 July 10PM, 2 August 6:40PM CET 2-08 "A Day In The Death"

      SCANDINAVIAN COUNTRIES (Northern Europe):

      BBC Entertainment http://scandinavia.bbcentertainment.com
      Monday 10PM and 2:20AM CET 1-01 "Everything Changes" (premiere!)
      15 June 10PM and 2:20AM CET 1-02 "Day One"
      22 June 10PM and 2:20AM CET 1-03 "Ghost Machine"
      29 June 10:05PM and 2:05AM CET 1-04 "Cyberwoman"
      6 July 10PM and 2:35AM CET 1-05 "Small Worlds"
      13 July 10PM and 2:35AM CET 1-06 "Countrycide"
      20 July 10PM and 2:35AM CET 1-07 "Greeks Bearing Gifts"
      27 July 10PM and 2:35AM CET 1-08 "They Keep Killing Suzie"


      UKTV Australia http://www.uktv.com.au
      Will have Australian premiere of Series 3 (Children Of Earth). All times 2 hours later on UKTV +2. Times listed are Australian Eastern.
      Torchwood Series 2 holiday marathon continues
      Sunday 11AM 2-07 "Dead Man Walking"
      Sunday 11:50AM DeClassified 2.07
      Sunday Noon 2-08 "A Day In The Death"
      Sunday 12:50PM DeClassified 2.08
      Sunday 1PM 2-09 "Something Borrowed"
      Sunday 1:50PM DeClassified 2.09
      Sunday 2PM 2-10 "From Out Of The Rain"
      Sunday 2:50PM DeClassified 2.10
      Sunday 3PM 2-11 "Adrift"
      Sunday 3:50PM DeClassified 2.11
      Sunday 4PM 2-12 "Fragments"
      Sunday 4:50PM DeClassified 2.12
      Sunday 5PM 2-13 "Exit Wounds"
      Sunday 5:50PM DeClassified 2.13
      July - Series 3 of Torchwood

      BBC HD Australia http://australia.bbchd.com http://www.foxtel.tv/tvguide.aspx
      Repeat run/Expected to simulcast Series 3 with UKTV Australia. Times listed are Australian Eastern.
      -Sunday 7:30PM and 11:30PM, Monday 3:45PM, Tuesday 12:15PM, Wednesday 6:50AM, Late Wednesday 3:20AM, Saturday 13 June 9:30PM, 14 June 5:50PM, 15 June 2:10PM, 16 June 8:30AM, 17 June 5AM 1-01 "Everything Changes"
      -14 June 7:30PM and 11:30PM, 15 June 3:50PM, 16 June 12:10PM, 17 June 6:40AM, Late 17 June 3:10AM, 20 June 9:30PM and 1:30AM, 21 June 5:50PM, 22 July 2PM, 23 July 8:30AM, 24 June 5AM 1-02 "Day One"
      -21 June 7:30PM, 22 June 3:50PM, 24 June 10:15AM, Late 24 June 3:20AM, 27 June 9:30PM and 1:30AM, 28 June 5:30PM and 11:30PM, 29 June 1:30PM 1-04 "Cyberwoman"
      -28 June 7:30PM, 29 June 3:30PM 1-03 "Ghost Machine"
      July - Series 3 of Torchwood

      ABC2 Australia http://www.abc.net.au/tv
      Series 1 and 2 - now on the ABC.
      19 June 8:30PM 1-01 "Everything Changes"
      26 June 8:30PM 1-02 "Day One"


      SciFi Russia http://www.scifichannel.ru
      All times Moscow
      Late 27 June 12:25AM, 28 June 9PM 1-01 "Everything Changes"
      Late 27 June 1:10AM, 28 June 9:55PM 1-02 "Day One"


      Watch http://www.uktv.co.uk http://www.justwatch.co.uk
      One hour later on Watch +1.
      Saturday 9PM and 2AM BST 1-01 "Everything Changes"
      13 June 9PM BST 1-02 "Day One"
      20 June 8PM BST 1-09 "Random Shoes"
      20 June 9PM, Late 20 June 1AM BST 1-11 "Combat"
      20 June 10PM BST 1-12 "Captain Jack Harkness"
      20 June 11PM BST 1-13 "End Of Days"
      Late 20 June Midnight BST 1-10 "Out Of Time"
      27 June 9:10PM BST 1-03 "Ghost Machine"
      4 July 9PM BST 1 episode


      Ztele http://www.ztele.com/index.jsp
      HD on Ztele HD, Dubbed in French. Now in repeats.
      Tuesday 10PM, Thursday 8PM EDT 2-03 "Le Soldat Thomas" (To The Last Man)
      16 June 10PM, 18 June 8PM EDT 2-04 "Le Moment De Verite" (Meat)
      23 June 10PM, 25 June 8PM EDT 2-05 "Adam" (Adam)
      30 June 10PM, 2 July 8PM EDT 2-06 "Reset" (Reset)
      7 July 10PM, 9 July 8PM EDT 2-07 "Le Gant De La Resurrection" (Dead Man Walking)
      14 July 10PM, 16 July 8PM EDT 2-08 "La Vie Apres La Mort" (A Day In The Death)
      21 July 10PM, 23 July 8PM EDT 2-09 "La Mere Porteuse" (Something Borrowed)
      28 July 10PM, 30 July 8PM EDT 2-10 "Le Dernier Souffle" (From Out Of The Rain)
      4 August 10PM, 6 August 8PM EDT 2-11 "Envers Et Contre Tours" (Adrift)
      11 August 10PM, 13 August 8PM EDT 2-12 "Adrift" (Adrift)
      18 August 10PM, 20 August 8PM EDT 2-13 "La Faille" (Exit Wounds)

      SPACE http://www.spacecast.com http://forums.spacecast.com
      16:9 letterbox. Repeat run. Series 3 (Children Of Earth) premieres in July.
      Tuesday 9PM EDT/6PM PDT 2-12 "Fragments"
      16 June 9PM EDT/6PM PDT 2-13 "Exit Wounds"
      23 June 9PM EDT/6PM PDT 1-01 "Everything Changes" (Series 1 premieres on SPACE - CBC's rights have expired)
      30 June 9PM EDT/6PM PDT 1-02 "Day One"


      TV4 Science Fiction http://tvplaneten.se
      Series 1 and 2 repeats now on the dedicated SciFi Channel
      Sunday 10:50PM CET 1-01 "Everything Changes"
      Wednesday 9PM, 14 June 11PM CET 1-02 "Day One"


      BBC Entertainment http://latinamerica.bbcentertainment.com
      Saturday 5PM, Early Sunday 5AM, Sunday Noon 1-07 "Greeks Bearing Gifts"
      Tuesday 11PM and 2AM, Early Wednesday 5AM, Wednesday 3PM, 13 June 5PM, Early 14 June 5AM, 14 June Noon 1-08 "They Keep Killing Suzie"
      16 June 11PM and 2AM, Early 17 June 5AM, 17 June 3PM, 20 June 5PM, Early 21 June 5AM, 21 June Noon 1-09 "Random Shoes"
      23 June 11PM and 2AM, Early 24 June 5AM, 24 June 3PM, 27 June 5PM, Early 28 June 5AM, 28 June Noon 1-10 "Out Of Time"
      30 June 11PM and 2AM, Early 1 July 5AM, 1 July 3PM, 4 July 5PM, Early 5 July 5AM, 5 July Noon 1-11 "Combat"


      BBC America http://www.bbcamerica.com
      DirecTV 264 Dish 135,879 16:9 Letterbox format.
      Series 3 "Children Of Earth" airs the week of 20 to 24 July as part of the launch of BBC America HD. BBC America is the exclusive home for Torchwood's 3rd Series in the USA - HD Net US will not be able to show those episodes.
      -Saturday 6PM EDT/3PM PDT 2-03 "To The Last Man"
      -Saturday 7PM EDT/4PM PDT, 13 June 6PM EDT/3PM PDT 2-05 "Adam"
      -13 June 7PM EDT/4PM PDT, 20 June 6PM EDT/3PM PDT 2-06 "Reset"
      -20 June 7PM EDT/4PM PDT, 27 June 6PM EDT/3PM PDT, 4 July 6PM EDT/3PM PDT 2-08 "A Day In The Death"
      -4 July 7PM EDT/4PM PDT 2-12 "Fragments"
      -20 July 8PM, 11PM, and 1AM EDT/5PM, 8PM, and 10PM PDT "Inside The Hub" (behind the scenes special)
      -20 July 9PM and Midnight and 2AM EDT/6PM and 9PM and 11PM PDT, 21 July 8PM and 11PM and 1AM EDT/5PM and 8PM and 10PM PDT 3-01 "Children Of Earth, pt 1"
      -21 July 9PM and Midnight and 2AM EDT/6PM and 9PM and 11PM PDT, 22 July 8PM and 11PM and 1AM EDT/5PM and 8PM and 10PM PDT 3-02 "Children Of Earth, pt 2"
      -22 July 9PM and Midnight and 2AM EDT/6PM and 9PM and 11PM PDT, 23 July 8PM and 11PM and 1AM EDT/5PM and 8PM and 10PM PDT 3-03 "Children Of Earth, pt 3"
      -23 July 9PM and Midnight and 2AM EDT/6PM and 9PM and 11PM PDT, 24 July 8PM and 11PM and 1AM EDT/5PM and 8PM and 10PM PDT 3-04 "Children Of Earth, pt 4"
      -24 July 9PM and Midnight and 2AM EDT/6PM and 9PM and 11PM PDT 3-05 "Children Of Earth, pt 5"


      Jimmy http://www.jimmy.tv
      Repeat run, Series 1 and 2. Two episode block airing multiple times each week.
      -Saturday 6:30PM and 1:30AM, Sunday 6AM and 12:35PM CET 1-05 "Le Fate Cattive" (Small Worlds)
      -Saturday 7:20PM and 2:20AM, Sunday 6:50PM and 1:25PM CET 1-06 "Il Villaggio Degli Orrori" (Countrycide)
      -Sunday 10:40PM and 3:55AM, Late Monday 2:45AM, Late Tuesday 2:05AM, Late Wednesday 3AM, Late Thursday 2:10AM, Late Friday 3AM, Saturday 13 June 10:30AM and 6:15PM and 1:30AM, 14 June 6:05AM and 1:10PM BST 1-07 "Un Amore Venuto da Lontano" (Greeks Bearing Gifts)
      -Sunday 11:30PM and 4:50AM, Late Monday 3:40AM, Late Tuesday 3AM, Late Wednesday 3:55AM, Late Thursday 3:05AM, Late Friday 3:55AM, Saturday 13 June 11:25AM and 7:10PM and 2:25AM, 14 June 7AM and 2:05AM 1-08 "Continuano a uccidere Suzie" (They Keep Killing Suzie)
      -14 June 10:45PM and 3:55AM, Late 15 June 2:50AM, Late 16 June 2AM, Late 17 June 3:10AM, Late 18 June 2:10AM, Late 19 June 3AM, 20 June 10:15AM and 6:30PM and 1:30AM, 21 June 6:30AM and 1:15PM CET 1-09 "L'occhio alieno" (Random Shoes)
      -14 June 11:40PM and 4:50AM, Late 15 June 3:45AM, Late 16 June 2:55AM, Late 17 June 4:05AM, Late 18 June 3:05AM, Late 19 June 3:55AM, 20 June 11:10AM and 7:05PM and 2:25AM, 21 June 7:05AM and 2:10PM CET 1-10 "Fuori del tempo" (Out Of Time)
      -21 June 10:40PM and 3:45AM, Late 22 June 3:05AM, Late 23 June 2:10AM, Late 24 June 3AM, Late 25 June 2:05AM, Late 26 June 3AM, 27 June 10:10AM and 6:15PM and 1:30AM, 28 June 6:15AM and 1:30PM CET 1-11 "Combattimento" (Combat)
      -21 June 11:30PM and 4:40AM, Late 22 June 3:55AM, Late 23 June 3AM, Late 24 June 3:50AM, Late 25 June 2:55AM, Late 26 June 3:50AM, 27 June 11AM and 7:05PM and 2:20AM, 28 June 7:05AM and 2PM CET 1-12 "Il Capitano Jack Harkness" (Captain Jack Harkness)
      -28 June 10:40PM and 3:40AM, Late 29 June 2:55AM, Late 30 June 2AM CET 1-13 "La Fine Dei Giorni" (End Of Days)
      -28 June 11:30PM and 4:30AM, Late 29 June 3:45AM, Late 30 June 2:50AM CET 2-01 "Il Ritorno" (Kiss Kiss, Bang Bang)


      TV 2 http://www.yle.fi/tv2
      Repeat Run.
      Late Sunday 12:01AM EET 1-01 "Everything Changes"
      Late 14 June 12:50AM EET 1-02 "Day One"
      Late 21 June 12:45AM EET 1-03 "Ghost Machine"
      28 June 11:50PM EET 1-04 "Cyberwoman"
      5 July 11PM EET 1-05 "Small Worlds"

      Stations That Will/Have Aired Torchwood:

      TURKEY - TRT
      UK - BBC Two http://www.bbc.co.uk/bbctwo http://www.radiotimes.com - Series 2 completed.
      BBC HD http://www.bbc.co.uk/bbchd http://www.radiotimes.com - Repeat run concluded.
      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.
      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.
      NRJ 12 http://www.nrj12.fr - Series 1 and 2 repeats completed, episodes dubbed in French, expect slight cuts on bloodshed
      Sci-Fi France http://www.scifitv.fr - Series 1 and 2 repeats completed.
      USA - 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://bfbs-tv.com - Series 2 completed.
      CROATIA - HRT1/HRT2 http://www.hrt.hr - current run finished.
      SWEDEN - TV4 Plus http://www.tv4.se - current run finished
      GREECE: - Skai TV http://www.skai.gr - current run finished.

      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.
      ROMANIA: - TVR3 http://www.tvr.ro Series 1 completed.
      PORTUGAL - SIC Radical http://sicradical.pt Series 1 completed.
      NEW ZEALAND - TV2 http://www.tvnz.co.nz http://nzdwfc.tetrap.com - Series 1 and 2 completed.
      INDIA - BBC Entertainment http://india.bbcentertainment.com - Series 1 completed.
      SOUTH AFRICA - BBC Entertainment South Africa http://southafrica.bbcentertainment.com http://www.dstv.com
      Series 1 completed (Has Purchased Series 2 and 3):
      CANADA - HD Net Canada http://www.hd.net Complete, uncut episodes in High Definition (not the same schedule as HD Net US).
      Torchwood apparently off the schedule now.

      And other countries who I haven't seen identified yet.

      Thanks for reading. Until next week, take care.

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