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Were They Right? Gillian Anderson in Doctor Who?

The date was 23 April 2009. The Telegraph runs the following story about Gillian Anderson being cast as The Rani in Doctor Who (see link and quote below). Since that time we have seen a year of specials starring David Tennant and a whole new series starring Matt Smith. Where's Gillian Anderson? We are still waiting...

This Week In Doctor Who - July 17, 2010

Psst - tonight, let's crush the internet. See a few paragraphs down the line ...

This Week In Doctor Who - Section A
July 17, 2010 - Vol 13, Number 26
by Benjamin F. Elliott
http://tv.groups.yahoo.com/group/thisweekindoctorwho
http://thisweekindoctorwho.blogspot.com
http://gallifreyanembassy.org/vortex/?q=TWIDW

All the known broadcasts of Doctor Who covered weekly since 1998. With the spinoffs too.

UK - Doctor Who isn't quite over yet, even though the current series ended 21 days ago. The BBC's Three have a couple of treats.

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Doctor Who at the Proms 2

Doctor Who at the Proms 2, will take place on the 24 and 25 of July at the Royal Albert Hall full details from the BBC to follow at the end of this article.  This time it will be presented by Matt Smith and Karen Gillan and Arthur Darvill. 

And so to the Details.

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InnerSPACE Live Season Finale and After Show

The folks at CTV and SPACE have asked me to pass along details of this upcoming event to our readers:

“On Saturday, July 24 at 9 p.m. ET, the smash-hit first season of the regenerated DOCTOR WHO is checking out with a bang with the season’s final episode, “The Big Bang.” Immediately following the finale, SPACE celebrates the show’s record-breaking run with a special edition of INNERSPACE at 10:10 p.m. ET. Broadcasting live in front of a studio audience from SPACE headquarters in Toronto, this one-hour special is hosted by INNERSPACE host and genre expert Teddy Wilson and features an expert panel, never seen before interviews and a live web chat.

What: InnerSPACE LIVE: Doctor Who - season finale and aftershow!
When: Saturday July 24th from 9pm - 11pm (audience to arrive by 8:15pm)
Where: CTV Headquarters, 299 Queen St. West, Toronto, Ontario

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Moffat Hears the Sounds of Twittering

This is the Sight that greets you when you go to Mr. Steven Moffats Twitter page, yes the Great Moff is now on twitter. Just overnight his followers went up from 849 as I started following him to the Current amount of 3197. If you don't want to have any insite into Who production until the Confidential is broadcast I suggest that you don't follow him. For those of you who do then he is @steven_moffat or you can go to http://twitter.com/steven_moffat

Free Rose and Everything Changes

Apple iTunes is currently offering selected science fiction series premiere episodes for free. "For a limited time, download the first episodes of these series for free and own their first seasons for a great price"

Included in the offerings is Doctor Who (Rose) and Torchwood (Everything Changes (both SD and HD versions)). Other series include the recently re-imagined Battlestar Galactica series, Fringe, Heroes, Stargate SG-1, Eureka, Supernatural, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, The X-Files, Stargate Atlantis, Robin Hood, Star Trek: Enterprise, and Star Trek: Deep Space Nine.

Again, we don't know how long this will last as it only states "for a limited time" - so get them while you can.

Links to episodes:

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An Operatic Dumbledore Christmas Who

The BBC has confirmed veteran actor Michael Gambon and opera diva Katherine Jenkins will guest star in the 2010 Doctor Who Christmas special. Production starts today and will continue until August.

Michael Gambon, known for many roles all over Television and film, and mostly known lately for playing Dumbledore in four of the six Harry Potter films available, after original actor Richard Harris passed on.

Doctor Who: Podshock - Episode 213 EXTRA Edition

"Bow ties are cool."

Doctor Who: Podshock - Episode 213 EXTRA Edition
Running Time: 0:42:16

In this Extra Edition of Doctor Who: Podshock we look back and review the 2010 series as a whole. Ken, James, and Louis give their thoughts about the first series with Matt Smith as the Doctor in this studio recorded episode.

Hosted by Louis Trapani, Ken Deep, and James Naughton.

This Week In Doctor Who - July 10, 2010

Psst - on July 17, let's crush the internet. See a few paragraphs down the line ...

This Week In Doctor Who - Section A
July 10, 2010 - Vol 13, Number 25
by Benjamin F. Elliott
http://tv.groups.yahoo.com/group/thisweekindoctorwho
http://thisweekindoctorwho.blogspot.com
http://gallifreyanembassy.org/vortex/?q=TWIDW

All the known broadcasts of Doctor Who covered weekly since 1998. With the spinoffs too.

AUSTRALIA - ABC1 airs series finale The Big Bang on 11 July at 7:30PM. No talk of marathons or special events at this time, though Australia will be getting the finale about 2 weeks before the US, Canada, and New Zealand. No sign of a repeat run yet.

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Final Viewing Figures for the Big Bang

So after what seems like an eternity and for some peculiar reason as to why the figures could not be released( The Official Viewing FIgures were with held by BARB on the BBC's request.) the final viewing figures for the "Big Bang" are available. 

6.12 Million People Watched the Big Bang officially on BBC 1. with 0.72 Million watching the Repeat on BBC 3. as of yet I am unable to find the BBC HD numbers. 

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My Fingers in Custard

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I meant to post this a couple weeks ago, but with series 31 wrapping up and with all of our live shows reviewing it all at the time, I never had a chance.

Even in this day of podcasts and other new media, the art of the fanzine is still around. As evidence is the launch of a new one covering Doctor Who, Fish FIngers and Custard.

In the premiere issue, it features a review of The Eleventh Hour, an article about the infamous 'PBS hijacking incident', Invasion Convention review, 'Cracks', an original 11th Doctor story, 'The Doctor in Wonderland', "It Could Have Been a Spin-off", a column by actor Harry Sedgewick, and what else?

Oh yes, an interview with some bloke named, Louis Trapani. There's much more, so check it out.

Doctor Who: The Silurians Preview (YouTube Video)

Exiled to Earth and now working for UNIT as their scientific advisor, the Doctor (Jon Pertwee) is summoned to an underground research center at Wenley Moor to investigate a series of inexplicable power losses. Available in color for the first time!

Doctor Who: Warriors of the Deep Preview (YouTube Video)

Earth, 2084. Two global superpowers hover on the brink of war. When the TARDIS is forced to make an unplanned visit to Sea Base Four, the Doctor (Peter Davison, The Last Detective), Tegan (Janet Fielding, Minder) and Turlough (Mark Strickson, A Christmas Carol) find themselves accused of being enemy agents.

James Corden on 'The Lodger' - BBC America (Flash Video)

Here is a new video with actor James Corden (Gavin & Stacey) giving us the lowdown on his character Craig Owens, who appears in 'The Lodger,' Episode 11 of the new series of Doctor Who.

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Titan Comics Torchwood Nr.1 Exclusive Cover at SDCC

For anyone visiting San Diego comi-con on Can purchase this exclusive covered Torchwood Nr. 1 from Titan Comics from their stand #5537.  And if you would like it Autographed then pop along to room AA20 in Autograph Alley, where Tommy Lee Edwards will be available for autographs from 11:00 am to 12:30 pm on Saturday the 24th of July.

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