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Torchwood This Week - November 29, 2008

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  • Benjamin Elliott
    TORCHWOOD THIS WEEK November 29, 2008 - Vol 2, No 47 The weekly guide to Torchwood transmissions. by Benjamin F. Elliott
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      November 29, 2008 - Vol 2, No 47
      The weekly guide to Torchwood transmissions.
      by Benjamin F. Elliott

      A quiet week. The only Torchwood schedule development is that the HD
      Net US listing of Torchwood in December turned out to be an error.
      For now at least, Torchwood is off HD Net US (BBC America has the
      exclusive HD rights to Torchwood Series 3 in the USA). HD Net Canada
      is still airing Series 1 of Torchwood.

      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, and thebfe on Yahoo Messenger.

      Torchwood Website - http://www.bbc.co.uk/torchwood
      Australian Website - http://www.ten.com.au/ten/tv_torchwood.html


      SciFi Russia http://www.scifichannel.ru
      All times Moscow
      Saturday 10:30PM, Sunday 8:10PM 2-13 "Exit Wounds" (last new episode -
      all caught up with the UK)
      7 December 8:10PM and 11:25PM 1-01 "Everything Changes"
      14 December 8:10PM and 11:30PM 1-02 "Day One"
      21 December 8:10PM and 11:30PM 1-03 "Ghost Machine"
      28 December 8:10PM and 11:30PM 1-04 "Cyberwoman"


      Network Ten HD http://www.ten.com.au http://www.sfsa.org.au
      Series 2 Australian premiere run.
      Monday 10:30PM 2-12 "Fragments"
      There are exclusive interviews and clips on the Ten website as well
      as Torchwood De-Classified - as of this writing, you have to be in
      Australia to view the clips.

      UKTV Australia http://www.uktv.com.au
      Series 2 coming in early 2009. Series 1 repeats. All times 2 hours
      later on UKTV +2.
      Tuesday 9:30PM AEDT 1-05 "Small Worlds"
      9 December 9:30PM AEDT 1-06 "Countrycide"
      16 December 9:30PM AEDT 1-07 "Greeks Bearing Gifts"
      23 December 9:30PM AEDT 1-08 "They Keep Killing Suzie"
      30 December 9:30PM AEDT 1-09 "Random Shoes"


      BBC Entertainment http://poland.bbcentertainment.com
      dubbed in Polish
      Saturday 5PM, Thursday 10:10AM CET 1-10 "Out Of Time"
      Saturday 6PM, Sunday 7:40PM, Wednesday 10PM and 2AM, Thursday
      11:05AM, 6 December 5PM, 11 December 10:10AM CET 1-11 "Combat"
      Wednesday 11PM and 3AM, Thursday Noon, 6 December 6PM, 7 December
      8:30PM, 10 December 10PM and 2AM, 11 December 11:05AM CET 1-
      12 "Captain Jack Harkness"
      10 December 11PM and 3AM, 11 December Noon, 13 December 5PM, 14
      December 8PM CET 1-13 "End Of Days" (end of current run)


      BBC HD http://www.bbc.co.uk/hd http://www.radiotimes.com
      Saturday 7:35PM GMT 2-11 "Adrift" (pre-watershed version)
      6 December 7:25PM GMT 2-12 "Fragments" (pre-watershed version)
      13 December 7:20PM GMT 2-13 "Exit Wounds" (pre-watershed version)

      Watch http://www.uktv.co.uk http://www.justwatch.co.uk
      One hour later on Watch +1.
      Saturday 9PM and 12:45AM, Tuesday 9PM GMT 1-05 "Small Worlds"
      6 December 9PM and 11:50PM, 9 December 9PM GMT 1-06 "Countrycide"
      13 December 9PM and 12:20AM, 16 December 9PM GMT 1-07 "Greeks Bearing
      pre-empted over Christmas
      3 January 9PM and 1:10AM, 6 January 9PM GMT 1-08 "They Keep Killing


      NRJ 12 http://www.nrj12.fr
      Series 1 and 2 repeats, episodes dubbed in French, expect slight cuts
      on bloodshed
      Sunday 6:10PM CET 1-11 "Combat"
      Sunday 7PM CET 1-12 "Capitaine Jack Harkness"
      Sunday 7:50PM CET 1-13 "La Fin Des Temps"
      6 December 7:45PM CET 2-03 "Le Soldat Thomas"
      7 December 7:45PM CET 2-04 "Le Moment De Verite"

      HONG KONG:

      ATV World http://www.hkatv.com/world/05
      Series 1 repeats
      Monday 11:20PM 1-12 "Captain Jack Harkness"


      SPACE http://www.spacecast.com 16:9 letterbox. Episodes only air
      once. Series 2 repeat run. 65 minute time slot.
      Sunday 10PM EST (7PM PST, 11:30PM Newfoundland) 2-05 "Adam"
      7 December 10PM EST (7PM PST, 11:30PM Newfoundland) 2-06 "Reset"
      14 December 10PM EST (7PM PST, 11:30PM Newfoundland) 2-07 "Dead Man

      Ztele http://www.ztele.com/index.jsp
      HD on Ztele HD, Dubbed in French.
      Series 1 Repeats.
      Saturday 7AM, Late Saturday 2AM, Late Monday 1AM, Tuesday 2PM EST 1-
      07 "Cadeux Grecs"
      Tuesday 10PM, Thursday 5PM, 6 December 7AM, Late 6 December 2AM, Late
      8 December 1AM, 9 December 2PM EST 1-08 "Ils Tuent Encore Suzie"
      9 December 10PM, 11 December 5PM, 13 December 7AM, Late 13 December
      2AM EST 1-09 "Chaussures En Vrac"

      HD Net Canada http://www.hd.net
      Complete, uncut episodes in High Definition (not the same schedule as
      HD Net US). It is not known if HD Net Canada will be able to purchase
      later series of Torchwood yet. BBC America's exclusive US deal will
      not affect Canada.
      Monday 8PM and 11PM EST/5PM and 8PM PST 1-07 "Greeks Bearing Gifts"
      8 December 8PM and 11:10PM EST/5PM and 8:10PM PST 1-08 "They Keep
      Killing Suzie"


      HD Net http://www.hd.net
      DirecTV 79 (MPEG-2), 306 (MPEG-4)
      Dish 9422 (5510 Alaska and Hawaii only)
      High Definition 16:9 format. Uncut, commercial free.
      No longer on schedule.
      HD Net US will not be able to air Torchwood Series 3, as BBC America
      has purchased exclusive US SD and HD rights to the 2009 episodes.


      SciFi http://www.scifi-tv.nl
      Series 1 repeats
      Monday 8:30PM and 11:55PM, Wednesday 10:10PM CET 1-01 "Everything
      Monday 9:25PM and 12:50AM, Wednesday 11:05PM CET 1-02 "Day One"
      8 December 8:30PM and 11:50PM, 10 December 10:10PM CET 1-03 "Ghost
      8 December 9:20PM and 12:40AM, 10 December 11PM CET 1-04 "Cyberwoman"
      15 December 8:30PM and 11:50PM, 17 December 10:10PM CET 1-05 "Small
      15 December 9:20PM and 12:40AM, 17 December 11PM CET 1-
      06 "Countrycide"
      22 December 8:30PM and 11:55PM, Christmas Eve 10:10PM CET 1-
      07 "Greeks Bearing Gifts"
      22 December 9:20PM and 12:45AM, Christmas Eve 11PM CET 1-08 "They
      Keep Killing Suzie"
      29 December - episodes pre-empted by movies


      Cuatro http://www.cuatro.com
      Series 1 and 2 repeats.
      Late Saturday 2:05AM 1-05 "Hadas"
      Late Saturday 3AM 1-06 "Canibales"


      TV4 Science Fiction http://tvplaneten.se
      Series 1 repeats now on the dedicated SciFi Channel
      Sunday 9:30PM CET 1-01 "Everything Changes"
      Wednesday 9PM, 7 December 9:30PM CET 1-02 "Day One"


      People + Arts http://www.tudiscovery.com
      Series 1 repeats.
      Friday 1PM EST 1-12 "Captain Jack Harkness"

      BBC Entertainment http://latinamerica.bbcentertainment.com
      (not sure which time zone is being used - guessing this is Series 1,
      but not sure)
      Saturday 11PM and 2AM, Sunday 7AM 1-02 "Day One"
      Late Saturday 1AM 1-01 "Everything Changes"
      Late Sunday 1AM, Monday 11PM and 2AM, Tuesday 7AM 1-06 "Countrycide"
      Monday 6PM and 4AM 1-13 "End Of Days"
      Late Monday 1AM 1-05 "Small Worlds"
      Late 7 December 1AM, 8 December 11PM and 2AM, 9 December 7PM 1-
      10 "Out Of Time"
      Late 8 December 1AM 1-09 "Random Shoes"
      there are more listings beyond this on the BBC Entertainment web
      site, but the web designer needs to fix the dates so people can tell
      what dates are actually intended


      RTL2 http://www.rtl2.de
      RTL2 has bought Torchwood for the German market. Premiere date
      unknown. Looks like Wednesday nights at 10PM or later starting Spring

      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 Three http://www.bbc.co.uk/bbcthree http://www.radiotimes.com
      Watch (new UK channel from 7 October - repeats of Series 1 and 2 will
      eventually start)
      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.
      AUSTRALIA - Southern Cross Ten
      (Regional service that carries portions of Network Ten's lineup) -
      Series 1 completed.
      BBC HD Australia http://www.bbchd.com.au/Australia
      The good news - there are finally searchable listings for BBC HD
      Australia. The bad news - Torchwood Series 1 has finished airing
      there. But we will be ready when Torchwood returns ...
      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.
      USA - BBC America http://www.bbcamerica.com
      DirecTV 264 Dish 135,879 16:9 Letterbox format. Series 2 Completed.
      Has bought Series 3. Next airdate unknown.
      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://www.ssvc.com/bfbs/tv/ - Series 2 completed.
      FINLAND - TV 2 http://www.yle.fi/tv2 - Series 1 and 2 completed.
      CROATIA - HRT1/HRT2 http://www.hrt.hr - current run finished.
      SWEDEN - TV4 Plus http://www.tv4.se - current run finished
      ITALY - Jimmy http://www.jimmy.tv - Series 1 and 2 completed.
      ASIA - BBC Entertainment http://asia.bbcentertainment.com All times
      Thailand - Series 1 completed.
      ROMANIA - TVR2 http://www.tvr.ro - Series 1 completed.
      GREECE: - Skai TV http://www.skai.gr - current run finished.
      NEW ZEALAND - TV2 http://www.tvnz.co.nz http://nzdwfc.tetrap.com
      pulled after "Meat". 9 episodes remain in Series 2. Unknown if TV2
      bought Series 3.

      And other countries who I haven't seen identified yet

      Thanks for reading. Until next week, take care.

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