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This Week In Doctor Who - July 25/August 1, 2009

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  • Benjamin Elliott
    This Week In Doctor Who July 25/August 1, 2009 - Vol 12, No 29 The weekly guide to Doctor Who broadcasts worldwide since 1998. by Benjamin F. Elliott
    Message 1 of 1 , Jul 26, 2009
      This Week In Doctor Who
      July 25/August 1, 2009 - Vol 12, No 29
      The weekly guide to Doctor Who broadcasts worldwide since 1998.
      by Benjamin F. Elliott
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      Due to extraordinary circumstances, the TWIDW columns could not publish last weekend. This edition covers July 25 through August 7. We hope to return to a regular schedule on Saturday August 8.

      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.doctorwhonews.com

      NETHERLANDS:

      SciFi NL http://www.scifi-tv.nl
      Series 4 - new episodes.
      Sunday 6:40PM CET 4-07 "The Unicorn And The Wasp"
      Wednesday 8:30PM, Friday 10:10PM, Sunday 2 August 6:40PM CET 4-08 "Silence In The Library" pt 1 of 2
      Wednesday 5 August 8:30PM, Friday 7 August 10:10PM, 9 August 6:40PM CET 4-09 "Forest Of The Dead" pt 2 of 2
      12 August 8:30PM, 14 August 10:10PM, 16 August 6:40PM CET 4-10 "Midnight"
      19 August 8:30PM, 21 August 10:10PM, 23 August 6:40PM CET 4-11 "Turn Left"
      26 August 8:30PM, 28 August 10:10PM, 30 August 6:40PM CET 4-12 "The Stolen Earth" pt 1 of 2

      POLAND:

      BBC Entertainment Poland http://poland.bbcentertainment.com
      Series 3 - first run:
      Saturday 2:40PM, Sunday 5:05AM CET 3-09 "The Family Of Blood" pt 2 of 2
      Sunday 6:40PM and 2:25AM CET 3-10 "Blink" (new episode)
      Late Sunday 4AM CET 2-07 "The Idiot's Lantern"
      Late Sunday 4:45AM, Saturday 1 August 2:50PM, Saturday 2 August 5:10AM CET 2-08 "The Impossible Planet" pt 1 of 2
      Sunday 2 August 7PM and 1:45AM, 8 August 3:15PM, 9 August 5:15AM CET 3-11 "Utopia" pt 1 of 3
      9 August 7PM and 1:55AM, 15 August 3:15PM, 16 August 5:15AM CET 3-12 "The Sound Of Drums" pt 2 of 3
      16 August 6:30PM and 1:30AM, 22 August 3:35PM, 23 August 5:15AM CET 3-13 "Last Of The Time Lords" pt 3 of 3 (last new episode at this time)
      17 August 6:25AM, Late 17 August 3:05AM CET 1-01 "Rose"
      18 August 6:25AM, Late 18 August 3:05AM CET 1-02 "The End Of The World"
      19 August 6:25AM, Late 19 August 3:05AM CET 1-03 "The Unquiet Dead"
      20 August 6:25AM, Late 20 August 3:05AM CET 1-04 "Aliens Of London" pt 1 of 2
      21 August 6:25AM, Late 21 August 3:05AM CET 1-05 "World War Three" pt 2 of 2
      24 August 6:25AM, Late 24 August 3:05AM CET 1-06 "Dalek"
      25 August 6:25AM, Late 25 August 3:05AM CET 1-07 "The Long Game"
      25 August 10:55PM and 2:15AM CET 2-00 "The Christmas Invasion"
      26 August 6:25AM, Late 26 August 3:05AM CET 1-08 "Father's Day"
      27 August 6:25AM, Late 27 August 3:05AM CET 1-09 "The Empty Child" pt 1 of 2
      28 August 6:25AM, Late 28 August 3:05AM CET 1-10 "The Doctor Dances" pt 2 of 2
      31 August 6:25AM, Late 31 August 3:05AM CET 1-11 "Boom Town"

      TVP1 http://www.tvp.pl
      Repeat Run:
      Late Saturday 1:05AM CET 2-07 "The Idiot's Lantern"
      Late Saturday 1:55AM CET 2-08 "The Impossible Planet" pt 1 of 2
      Late Saturday 1 August 1:55AM CET 2-09 "The Satan Pit" pt 2 of 2
      Late Saturday 1 August 2:50AM CET 2-10 "Love And Monsters"

      REPEATS AND OTHER TV/RADIO/INTERNET BROADCASTS:

      UK:

      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.
      Saturday 7:05PM BST 1-08 "Father's Day"
      Monday 7PM BST 1-09 "The Empty Child" pt 1 of 2
      Monday 7:45PM and 4:10AM BST DWC 1-09 "FX" (15 minutes)
      Tuesday 7PM BST 1-10 "The Doctor Dances" pt 2 of 2
      Tuesday 7:45PM and 5:10AM BST DWC 1-10 "Weird Science Of Doctor Who" (15 minutes)
      Wednesday 7PM BST 1-11 "Boom Town"
      Wednesday 7:45PM BST DWC 1-11 "Unsung Heroes And Violent Death" (15 minutes)
      Thursday 7PM BST 1-12 "Bad Wolf" pt 1 of 2
      Thursday 7:45PM and 5:10AM BST DWC 1-12 "The World Of Who" (15 minutes)
      Friday 8PM BST 1-13 "The Parting Of The Ways" pt 2 of 2
      Friday 8:50PM and 5:10AM BST DWC 1-13 "The Last Battle" (10 minutes)
      Sunday 2 August 7PM BST 2-00 "The Christmas Invasion" (60 minutes)
      Monday 3 August 7PM BST 2-01 "New Earth"
      Monday 3 August 7:45PM BST DWC 2-01 "New New Doctor" (15 minutes)
      Tuesday 4 August 7PM BST 2-02 "Tooth And Claw"
      Tuesday 4 August 7:45PM and 4:10AM BST DWC 2-02 "Fear Factor" (15 minutes)
      Wednesday 5 August 7PM BST 2-03 "School Reunion"
      Thursday 6 August 7PM BST 2-04 "The Girl In The Fireplace" (15 minutes)
      Thursday 6 August 7:45PM and 4:40AM BST DWC 2-04 "From Script To Screen" (15 minutes)
      Friday 7 August 8PM BST 2-05 "Rise Of The Cybermen" pt 1 of 2
      Friday 7 August 8:50PM BST DWC 2-05 "Cybermen" (10 minutes)
      9 August 7PM BST 2-06 "The Age Of Steel" pt 2 of 2
      9 August 7:45PM BST DWC 2-06 "From Zero To Hero" (15 minutes)
      10 August 7PM BST 2-07 "The Idiot's Lantern"
      10 August 7:45PM BST DWC 2-07 "The Writer's Tale" (15 minutes)
      11 August 7PM BST 2-08 "The Impossible Planet" pt 1 of 2
      11 August 7:45PM BST DWC 2-08 "You've Got The Look" (15 minutes)
      12 August 7PM BST 2-09 "The Satan Pit" pt 2 of 2
      12 August 7:45PM BST DWC 2-09 "Myths, Heroes, And Legends" (15 minutes)
      13 August 7PM BST 2-10 "Love And Monsters"
      13 August 7:45PM BST DWC 2-10 "The New World Of Doctor Who" (15 minutes)
      14 August 8PM BST 2-11 "Fear Her"
      14 August 8:50PM BST DWC 2-11 "The Fright Stuff" (10 minutes)

      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"
      -Saturday 1 August 6PM BST 4-14 "The Next Doctor" 65 minute timeslot

      Watch http://www.uktv.co.uk http://www.justwatch.co.uk
      All times 1 hour later on Watch plus 1.
      Saturday 8PM and 11:50PM BST 3-03 "Gridlock"
      Sunday 9:45-11:05PM BST 3-00 "The Runaway Bride"
      Monday 2PM and 6PM, 16 August 6PM BST 1-01 "Rose"
      Tuesday 2PM and 6PM, 17 August 6PM, Late 21 August Midnight BST 1-03 "The Unquiet Dead"
      Wednesday 2PM and 6PM, 18 August 6PM BST 1-06 "Dalek"
      Thursday 2PM and 6PM, 19 August 6PM BST 1-07 "The Long Game"
      Friday 2PM and 6PM, 20 August 6PM BST 1-08 "Father's Day"
      Saturday 1 August 6PM and 11:45PM, 21 August 6PM BST 1-09 "The Empty Child" pt 1 of 2
      Saturday 1 August 8PM, Sunday 2 August 4PM BST 3-04 "Daleks In Manhattan" pt 1 of 2
      Sunday 2 August 6PM and 9:45PM BST 1-10 "The Doctor Dances" pt 2 of 2
      Monday 3 August 6PM BST 1-11 "Boom Town"
      Tuesday 4 August 6PM BST 1-12 "Bad Wolf" pt 1 of 2
      Wednesday 5 August 6PM BST 1-13 "The Parting Of The Ways" pt 2 of 2
      Thursday 6 August 6PM BST 2-01 "New Earth"
      Friday 7 August 6PM and 12:10AM BST 2-03 "School Reunion"
      8 August 6PM and 12:10AM BST 2-04 "The Girl In The Fireplace"
      8 August 8PM, 9 August 4PM BST 3-05 "Evolution Of The Daleks" pt 2 of 2
      9 August 6PM and 11:05PM BST 2-05 "Rise Of The Cybermen" pt 1 of 2
      10 August 6PM BST 2-06 "The Age Of Steel" pt 2 of 2
      11 August 6PM BST 2-07 "The Idiot's Lantern"
      12 August 6PM, Late 14 August Midnight BST 2-10 "Love And Monsters"
      13 August 6PM BST 2-11 "Fear Her"
      14 August 6PM BST 2-12 "Army Of Ghosts" pt 1 of 2
      15 August 6PM BST 2-13 "Doomsday" pt 2 of 2
      15 August 8PM, 16 August 4PM BST 3-06 "The Lazarus Experiment"
      22 August 8PM BST 3-07 "42"
      23 August 6:35PM BST 65 minute timeslot

      I am going to get time to explore the site again, BBC Online. Are these features still available? Tune in next week.
      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 HD http://www.bbc.co.uk/bbchd http://www.radiotimes.com
      The BBC's UK station for HD programming - no episodes scheduled

      MILITARY:

      BFBS http://bfbs-tv.com
      BFBS 2:
      Saturday 6PM, Sunday 6AM CET 3-07 "42"
      Saturday 6:45PM, Sunday 6:45AM CET 3-08 "Human Nature" pt 1 of 2
      extrapolation:
      Saturday 1 August 6PM, Sunday 2 August 6AM CET 3-09 "The Family Of Blood" pt 2 of 2
      Saturday 1 August 6:45PM, Sunday 2 August 6:45AM CET 3-10 "Blink"

      FRANCE

      France 4 http://www.france4.fr
      Repeat Run. Doctor Who episodes are apparently back up on their Video On Demand service as well, but 1) you need to know French better than I do to understand it and 2) episodes are only available in France. Thanks to Aurelie and Gerard and others who spotted the return of Doctor Who to French TV.
      Sunday 5:25PM and Midnight CET 2-03 "School Reunion"
      Sunday 6:10PM and 12:45AM CET 2-04 "The Girl In The Fireplace"
      Friday 8:35PM, Sunday 2 August 5:25PM and Midnight CET 2-05 "Rise Of The Cybermen" pt 1 of 2
      Friday 9:20PM, Sunday 2 August 6:10PM and 12:45AM CET 2-06 "The Age Of Steel" pt 2 of 2
      Friday 7 August 8:35PM CET 2-07 "The Idiot's Lantern"
      Friday 7 August 9:20PM CET 2-08 "The Impossible Planet" pt 1 of 2
      14 August 8:35PM CET 2-09 "The Satan Pit" pt 2 of 2
      14 August 9:20PM CET 2-10 "Love And Monsters"

      PORTUGAL:

      SIC Radical http://sicradical.pt - website is a tad hard to follow
      Series 3 Repeats:
      Saturday 8:30AM CET 3-01 "Smith And Jones"?
      Saturday 1 August 8:30AM CET 3-02 "The Shakespeare Code"?

      ITALY:

      Jimmy http://www.jimmy.tv
      Series 3 Repeat Run:
      Monday 27 July 8:35AM and 3:30PM and (late) 3:10AM, Tuesday 28 July 7:05AM and (late) 2:20AM CET 3-00 "The Runaway Bride"
      as of this writing, Jimmy's schedule for July wasn't fully filled in, so the above is tentative. Hmm.

      SCANDINAVIAN COUNTRIES (Northern Europe):

      BBC Entertainment http://scandinavia.bbcentertainment.com
      Monday 8:20AM CET 2-04 "The Girl In The Fireplace"
      Monday 9:05AM, Tuesday 8:15AM CET 2-05 "Rise Of The Cybermen" pt 1 of 2
      Tuesday 9AM, Wednesday 8:20AM CET 2-06 "The Age Of Steel" pt 2 of 2
      Wednesday 9:05AM, Thursday 8:15AM CET 2-07 "The Idiot's Lantern"
      Thursday 9AM, Friday 8:35AM CET 2-08 "The Impossible Planet" pt 1 of 2
      Friday 9:20AM, Monday 3 August 8:15AM CET 2-09 "The Satan Pit" pt 2 of 2
      Sunday 2 August 7:15PM and Midnight, 7 August 6:55PM and 11:55PM and 3:55AM, 8 August 5:15PM, 9 August 6:15PM CET 3-00 "The Runaway Bride" (start of new episodes)
      Monday 3 August 9AM, Tuesday 4 August 8:15AM CET 2-10 "Love And Monsters"
      Tuesday 4 August 9AM, Wednesday 5 August 8:15AM CET 2-11 "Fear Her"
      Wednesday 5 August 9AM, Thursday 6 August 8:15AM CET 2-12 "Army Of Ghosts" pt 1 of 2
      Thursday 6 August 9AM, Friday 7 August 8:20AM CET 2-13 "Doomsday" pt 2 of 2
      9 August 7:15PM and 11:45PM and 4:15AM, 14 August 7:15PM and 11:50PM and 3:25AM, 15 August 5:30PM, 16 August 6:30PM and 11:45PM CET 3-01 "Smith And Jones"
      16 August 7:15PM and 12:30AM, 21 August 7:15PM and 11:50PM and 2:55AM, 22 August 5:30PM, 23 August 6:30PM and 11:45PM CET 3-02 "The Shakespeare Code"
      23 August 7:15PM and 12:30AM, 28 August 7:15PM and 3:30AM, 29 August 5:30PM, 30 August 6:30PM and 12:55AM CET 3-03 "Gridlock"
      30 August 7:15PM and 1:40AM CET 3-04 "Daleks In Manhattan" pt 1 of 2

      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
      Sunday 3:10PM and 9:55PM CET 1-07 "The Long Game"
      Sunday 3:55PM and 10:40PM CET DWC 1-07 "The Dark Side"
      Sunday 2 August 3:10PM and 9:55PM CET 1-08 "Father's Day"
      Sunday 2 August 3:55PM and 10:40PM CET DWC 1-08 "Time Trouble"
      9 August 3:10PM and 10PM CET 1-09 "The Empty Child" pt 1 of 2
      9 August 3:55PM and 10:45PM CET DWC 1-09 "FX"
      16 August 3:10PM and 10PM CET 1-10 "The Doctor Dances" pt 2 of 2
      16 August 3:55PM and 10:45PM CET 1-10 "Weird Science Of Doctor Who"

      ASIA:

      BBC Entertainment Asia http://asia.bbcentertainment.com
      All times Korea - adjust for local time zone. Subtitles available in various local languages.
      Sunday 5:20PM 2-02 "Tooth And Claw"
      Sunday 6:05PM DWC 2-02 "Fear Factor"
      Sunday 10:15PM and 4:20AM 2-11 "The Fright Stuff"
      Tuesday 5:35AM, 15 August 10:50AM DWC 2-12 "Welcome To Torchwood"
      Tuesday 9:10PM and 12:45AM and 4:55AM, Wednesday 10AM and 1:45PM, Sunday 2 August 5:15PM 2-03 "School Reunion"
      Saturday 1 August 10:25AM, Saturday 2 August 5:45AM and 6PM DWC 2-03 "Friends Reunited"
      Tuesday 4 August 6:25AM, Friday 7 August 10:30PM, Saturday 8 August 5AM and 3:15PM, 9 August 5:45AM, Late 9 August 4:20AM DWC 2-04 "From Script To Screen"
      Tuesday 4 August 9:10PM and 12:45AM and 4:50AM, Wednesday 5 August 10AM and 1:45PM, 9 August 5:30PM 2-04 "The Girl In The Fireplace"
      11 August 9:10PM and 12:45AM, 12 August 5:15AM and 10AM and 1:10PM, 16 August 5:25PM 2-05 "Rise Of The Cybermen" pt 1 of 2
      14 August 5:50AM, 15 August 6:20AM, Late 16 August 12:05AM and 4:20AM DWC 2-05 "Cybermen"
      18 August 9:10PM and 12:45AM, 19 August 5:05AM and 10AM and 1:50PM, 23 August 5:15PM 2-06 "The Age Of Steel" pt 2 of 2
      19 August 5:55AM, 21 August 6:45AM, 22 August 6:25AM, 23 August 6:05PM and 9:15PM and 12:05AM DWC 2-06 "From Zero To Hero"
      25 August 9:10PM and 12:45AM and 4:55AM, 26 August 10AM and 1:35PM, 30 August 5:45AM and 5:15PM 2-07 "The Idiot's Lantern"
      26 August 10:45PM, 28 August 11:15PM DWC 2-08 "You've Got The Look"
      27 August 4:20PM, 28 August 6:45AM, 30 August 6PM DWC 2-07 "The Writer's Tale"

      HONG KONG:

      ATV World http://www.hkatv.com/v3/world/world.html
      Saturday 1 August 9PM 3-12 "The Sound Of Drums" pt 2 of 3
      Saturday 8 August 9PM 3-13 "Last Of The Time Lords" pt 3 of 3

      AUSTRALIA:

      UKTV Australia http://www.uktv.com.au http://www.sfsa.org.au http://www.foxtel.com.au
      All times 2 hours later on UKTV + 2. Times listed are Australian Eastern.
      Tuesday 7:30PM, Wednesday 11:30AM, Saturday 1 August 4PM 3-07 "42"
      Tuesday 8:20PM, Saturday 1 August 4:50PM DWC 3-07 "Spacecraft"
      Tuesday 4 August 7:30PM, Wednesday 5 August 11:30AM, Saturday 8 August 4PM 3-08 "Human Nature" pt 1 of 2
      Tuesday 4 August 8:20PM, Saturday 8 August 4:50PM DWC 3-08 "Alter Ego"

      ABC2 http://www.abc.net.au/tv http://www.sfsa.org.au
      Series 2 repeat run.
      Monday 9:30PM 2-11 "Fear Her"
      Monday 10:15PM DWC 2-11 "The Fright Stuff"
      Monday 3 August 9:30PM 2-12 "Army Of Ghosts" pt 1 of 2
      Monday 3 August 10:15PM DWC 2-12 "Welcome To Torchwood"

      New Zealand:

      UKTV New Zealand http://www.uktv.co.nz http://nzdwfc.tetrap.com
      Series 3 - new to UKTV New Zealand.
      Thursday 7:30PM and 2:15AM, Saturday 4PM 3-03 "Gridlock"
      Thursday 8:15PM and 3AM, Saturday 4:45PM DWC 3-03 "Are We There Yet?"
      extrapolated
      Thursday 6 August 7:30PM and 2:15AM, Saturday 8 August 4PM 3-04 "Daleks In Manhattan" pt 1 of 2
      Thursday 6 August 8:15PM and 3AM, Saturday 8 August 4:45PM DWC 3-04 "Making Manhattan"?

      Thanks for reading. Until next week, take care.

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