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Torchwood This Week - April 18, 2009

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  • Benjamin Elliott
    Torchwood This Week April 18, 2009 - Vol 3, No 16 The weekly guide to Torchwood transmissions. by Benjamin F. Elliott http://groups.yahoo.com/group/torchwood
    Message 1 of 1 , Apr 18, 2009
      Torchwood This Week
      April 18, 2009 - Vol 3, No 16
      The weekly guide to Torchwood transmissions.
      by Benjamin F. Elliott

      As the wait for Series 3 continues, the biggest Torchwood schedule excitement this week was when BBC America rearranged their Saturday lineup twice in 24 hours. At first, BBC America was listing 2 Torchwood episodes each Saturday in an 8PM to 10PM Eastern block (plus two overnight repeats). The next day they went back to one Torchwood episode at 8PM Eastern (plus two overnight repeats). In addition, BBC America is only airing selected Torchwood episodes instead of a full repeat run. Bad news if you wanted to see all 26 episodes. Good news if you wanted to reach the end before Series 3 arrives in June or July. As the schedule is still in flux, only tonight and April 25 are noted in the BBC America section.

      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, bfelliott on Twitter, and thebfe on Yahoo Messenger.

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

      ASIA (Regional Channel):

      BBC Entertainment http://asia.bbcentertainment.com
      All times Thailand - adjust for local time zone. Subtitles available in Chinese, Korean, and Thai.
      Sunday 3:20PM 2-01 "Kiss Kiss, Bang Bang"
      Tuesday 7:15PM and 9:50PM and 2:20AM, Wednesday 8:30AM and Noon, 26 April 3:20PM 2-02 "Sleeper"
      28 April 7:10PM and 9:50PM and 2:20AM, 29 April 8:30AM and Noon 2-03 "To The Last Man"


      RTL2 http://www.rtl2.de
      Series 1 and 2, 65 minute time slot
      Wednesday 10:05PM and 3:55AM CET 1-07 "Greeks Bearing Gifts"
      29 April 10:05PM and 3:55AM CET 1-08 "They Keep Killing Suzie"


      UKTV Australia http://www.uktv.com.au
      Series 1 and Series 2 (new to UKTV). Will have Australian premiere of Series 3 (Children Of Earth). All times 2 hours later on UKTV +2. Times listed are Australian Eastern.
      Sunday 4PM 2-11 "Adrift"
      Sunday 4:52PM DeClassified 2.11
      Tuesday 9:30PM and 2:25AM, 26 April 4PM 2-12 "Fragments"
      Tuesday 10:20PM and 3:15AM, 26 April 4:50PM DeClassified 2.12
      28 April 9:30PM and 2:25AM, 3 May 4PM 2-13 "Exit Wounds"
      28 April 10:20PM and 3:15AM, 3 May 4:50PM DeClassified 2.13

      ABC2 Australia http://www.abc.net.au/tv
      Series 1 and 2 repeats
      19 June 10:30PM 1-01 "Everything Changes"


      SciFi Russia http://www.scifichannel.ru
      All times Moscow
      Sunday 8:10PM and 12:05AM 2-07 "Dead Man Walking"
      26 April 8:10PM and 12:55AM 2-08 "A Day In The Death"


      Watch http://www.uktv.co.uk http://www.justwatch.co.uk
      One hour later on Watch +1.
      Saturday 9PM and Midnight, Wednesday 9PM BST 2-10 "From Out Of The Rain"
      25 April 9PM and 12:40AM, 29 April 9PM and Midnight BST 2-11 "Adrift"
      2 May 9PM, 6 May 9PM and Midnight BST 2-12 "Fragments"
      2 May 10PM BST 2-13 "Exit Wounds"
      4 May 7PM and Midnight BST 2-01 "Kiss Kiss, Bang Bang"
      4 May 8PM and 1AM BST 2-02 "Sleeper"
      4 May 9PM and 2AM BST 2-03 "To The Last Man"
      4 May 10PM BST 2-04 "Meat"
      4 May 11PM BST 2-05 "Adam"
      9 May 9PM and Midnight, 13 May 9PM and Midnight BST 2-13 "Exit Wounds"
      16 May 8PM BST 2-06 "Reset"
      16 May 9PM BST 2-07 "Dead Man Walking"
      16 May 10PM BST 2-08 "A Day In The Death"
      16 May 11PM BST 2-09 "Something Borrowed"
      Late 16 May 1AM BST ?
      23 to 25 May - Alien Invasion weekend. Mixture of Torchwood, Doctor Who, and movies.


      HD Net Canada http://www.hd.net
      Complete, uncut episodes in High Definition (not the same schedule as HD Net US).
      Monday 8PM and 11PM EDT/5PM and 8PM PDT 2-11 "Adrift"
      27 April 8PM and 11:15PM EDT/5PM and 8:15PM PDT 2-12 "Fragments"

      Ztele http://www.ztele.com/index.jsp
      HD on Ztele HD, Dubbed in French.
      Saturday 4PM EDT 2-08 "La Vie Apres La Mort" (A Day In The Death)
      Monday 8PM, Tuesday 9AM and 1PM and 10PM, Wednesday 5PM, 25 April 4PM EDT 2-09 "La Mere Porteuse" (Something Borrowed)
      27 April 8PM, 28 April 9AM and 1PM and 10PM, 29 April 5PM, 2 May 4PM EDT 2-10 "Le Dernier Souffle" (From Out Of The Rain)

      SPACE http://www.spacecast.com http://forums.spacecast.com
      16:9 letterbox. Series 2 repeat run. Purchased Series 3. 65 minute time slot.
      Tuesday 9PM EDT/6PM PDT 2-07 "Dead Man Walking"
      28 April and 5 May - pre-empted by Star Trek movies
      12 May 9PM EDT/6PM PDT 2-08 "A Day In The Death"


      TV4 Science Fiction http://tvplaneten.se
      Series 1 and 2 repeats now on the dedicated SciFi Channel
      Saturday 11PM, Sunday 9:30PM, Tuesday 2:45PM CET 2-07 "Dead Man Walking"
      Wednesday 9PM, Friday 9:45PM, 25 April 11:40PM, 26 April 9:30PM, 28 April 2:45PM CET 2-08 "A Day In The Death"


      BBC Entertainment http://latinamerica.bbcentertainment.com
      Saturday 11PM and 2AM, Sunday 6AM, Tuesday 11PM and 2AM, Early Wednesday 5AM, Wednesday 3PM 1-13 "End Of Days"
      25 April 11PM and 2AM, 26 April 6AM, 28 April 11PM and 2AM, Early 29 April 5AM, 29 April 3PM, 2 May 5PM 1-01 "Everything Changes"
      Early 3 May 5AM 1-02 "Day One"


      SciFi http://www.scifi-tv.nl
      Series 1 repeats:
      Sunday 7:40PM CET 1-07 "Greeks Bearing Gifts"
      Wednesday 9:20PM, Friday 11PM, 26 April 7:35PM CET 1-08 "They Keep Killing Suzie"
      29 April 9:20PM, 1 May 10:30PM CET 1-09 "Random Shoes" (3 May pre-emted by marathon)
      6 May 8:20PM and 11:40PM CET 1-10 "Out Of Time" (8 and 10 May pre-empted by Star Trek marathon)
      13 May 8:20PM, 15 May 10PM, 17 May 6:40PM CET 1-11 "Combat"
      20 May 8:20PM, 22 May 10PM, 24 May 6:40PM CET 1-12 "Captain Jack Harkness"
      27 May 8:20PM, 29 May 10PM CET 1-13 "End Of Days" (31 May pre-empted by Doctor Who marathon)


      Sci-Fi France http://www.scifitv.fr
      Series 1 and 2 repeats. Thanks to Gerard for help on this - extrapolating again thanks to Sci-Fi France's incomplete schedule.
      Late Saturday 1:55AM CET 2-07 "Dead Man Walking"
      Late Saturday 2:45AM CET 2-08 "A Day In The Death"
      Late Saturday 3:35AM CET 2-09 "Something Borrowed"
      Late Saturday 4:25AM, Late Wednesday 12:10AM? CET 2-10 "From Out Of The Rain"
      Early Sunday 5:15AM, Monday 12:20PM, Late Wednesday 1AM? CET 2-11 "Adrift"
      Monday 5:30PM, Tuesday 12:15PM?, Late Wednesday 1:50AM?, Late 25 April 1:55AM? CET 2-12 "Fragments"
      Tuesday 5:25PM?, Wednesday 12:20PM?, Late Wednesday 2:40AM?, Late 25 April 2:45AM? CET 2-13 "Exit Wounds"
      Wednesday 5:35PM?, Late Wednesday 3:30AM?, Thursday 12:20PM?, Late 25 April 3:35AM CET ??
      Thursday 5:30PM?, Friday 12:25PM?, Late 25 April 4:25AM? CET ??
      Friday 5:35PM?, Early 26 April 5:15AM?, 27 April 12:20PM? CET ??


      BBC America http://www.bbcamerica.com
      DirecTV 264 Dish 135,879 16:9 Letterbox format.
      Schedule change - "remind people of the major arcs" rather than a sequential run. Series 3 "Children Of Earth" comes later this year.
      Saturday 8PM and 11PM and 2AM EDT/5PM and 8PM and 11PM PDT 1-04 "Cyberwoman"
      25 April 8PM and 11PM and 2AM EDT/5PM and 8PM and 11PM PDT 1-08 "They Keep Killing Suzie"
      It is expected that BBC America will continue Torchwood repeats into May. However, multiple schedule changes in the past week plus the lack of actually listing Torchwood episodes in May make the schedule a tad unreliable.

      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.
      AUSTRALIA - BBC HD Australia http://australia.bbchd.com http://www.foxtel.tv/tvguide.aspx
      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.
      NRJ 12 http://www.nrj12.fr - Series 1 and 2 repeats completed, episodes dubbed in French, expect slight cuts on bloodshed
      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://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.
      GREECE: - Skai TV http://www.skai.gr - current run finished.
      POLAND - BBC Entertainment http://poland.bbcentertainment.com - dubbed in Polish. Series 1 completed.
      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):

      And other countries who I haven't seen identified yet

      Thanks for reading. Until next week, take care.

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