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Inside Look: What is the TARDIS? (Video)

David Tennant and Russell T Davies talk about the magic of the TARDIS in an all-new Doctor Who Inside Look.

Preview the 'Inside the TARDIS' Special Coming to BBC America (Video)

BBC AMERICA airs the next special, Doctor Who: The Waters of Mars on Saturday, December 19th at 9pm EST /8pm CST. The Doctor and Adelaide face terror on the red planet in one of the scariest and exciting adventures yet. It stars David Tennant and British stage and screen actress Lindsay Duncan (Rome, Langford) as Adelaide, the clever and strong-minded leader of Bowie Base One.

BBC America Promos for Doctor Who Specials

Three promos currently being shown on BBC America for the last few Doctor Who specials coming in December starring David Tennant as the 10th Doctor including Waters of Mars and a short Inside Look with Russell T Davies and Julie Gardner.

(via @mcfangirl and "theproselytizer" on YouTube)

Waters of Mars and Other Specials US Air Dates and DVD/Blu-ray Releases

10th DoctorAs previously reported, BBC America has announced its broadcast date for Waters of Mars to be Saturday, December 19, 2009 at 9pm ET/PT, more than a month after the BBC airing. (It is being transmitted on the BBC (UK) on Sunday, 15th of November 2009 at 7pm). 

The remaining two specials starring David Tennant will air on BBC America over the holiday season as a two-part special. The air-dates will be announced in early December. 

BBC America Schedules Doctor Who: Waters of Mars for December

On the heels of the transmission date for Waters of Mars on the BBC in the UK going public, BBC America has now announced the date they will broadcast it in the US. Doctor Who: Waters of Mars will air on BBC America on Saturday, December 19, 2009 at 9pm ET/PT. 

Visit the BBC America site for further information on Waters of Mars on BBC America.

Matt Smith Comes to America

Matt Smith and Karen GilanBBC America announces the U.S. premiere of Doctor Who featuring Matt Smith as the 11th Doctor. 

On the heels of returning from San Diego Comic Con where BBC America saw a strong reception to its Doctor Who programming and panels (including appearing in person, David Tennant, John Barrowman, and Russell T Davies), and with the strong ratings that the recent airing of Doctor Who: Planet of the Dead brought in, BBC America has announced the acquisition of 13 episodes of the new upcoming Matt Smith as the 11th Doctor series. The new series shot in HD will be shown on BBC America shortly after the UK in the second quarter of 2010.

Torchwood and Doctor Who Brings Best Week Ever to BBC America

TorchwoodBBC America has reported that the week of July 20, 2009 was their best week ever in terms of ratings due to Torchwood and Doctor Who premiering that week in the US. 

The channel's most successful series ever, Torchwood: Children of Earth reached 3.3m with an average audience of 705,000 viewers per episode. The finale on Friday of that week seeing 807,000 viewers, the largest average audience in history for BBC America

Also performing strongly was Doctor Who: Planet of the Dead with 657,000 viewers.

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Torchwood Gets Impressive Numbers on Both Sides of the Atlantic

Now that Torchwood: Children of Earth has been televised on both sides of the Atlantic, it is clear that it is a ratings champ all around. 

In the UK, the estimated numbers for the BBC showing started strong and maintained its audience throughout the week long series (26.8%). Torchwood: Children of Earth, a five part series was shown consecutively Monday through Friday in the UK starting on 6th of July and then BBC America followed suit showing them on consecutive nights starting on the 20th of July.

In the UK (does not include DVR or BBC HD Channel viewers):

David Tennant and John Barrowman Kiss at SDCC

Correspondent Tara Wheeler on assignment attending San Diego Comic Con informed us of this little intimate moment with David Tennant and John Barrowman as they introduce the Doctor Who/Torchwood programming taking place at the convention.

Doctor Who News Among the Torchwood News in the Sonic Newsdriver

The Sonic Newsdriver 20090717
Selected Doctor Who related news delivered sonically.
For Earth-date: Friday the 17th of July 2009

In this episode: Mars is the Place to Be, Torchwood Week in America, Russell T Davis is Coming to America, Look Closely at the Torchwood Ratings, One of These Days Alice, A Fabulous Idea, McCoy Lends His Support, Doctor Who: Podshock 156 Coming Soon, and Get Your Sonic Gear, plus more!

Hosted by Louis Trapani

US Residents: Do you currently receive BBC America via your satellite/cable service?

Yes. I can watch BBC America
56% (15 votes)
No, but it is available as an extra package
22% (6 votes)
No, it is not offered at all
22% (6 votes)
Total votes: 27
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David Tennant, John Barrowman, and Russell T Davies at San Diego Comic-Con

Doctor WhoBBC America has announced that David Tennant (the 10th Doctor) and Russell T Davies (Executive Producer and Lead Writer) will be joining Julie Gardner (Executive Producer) and Euros Lyn (Director) at this year's San Diego Comic-Con

Together they all will be on a Doctor Who panel on Sunday, the 26th of July 2009 from 10 AM to 11 AM PDT at this annual event.

Meanwhile, John Barrowman (Captain Jack) will be joining Russell T Davies, Julie Gardner, and Euros Lyn on a Torchwood panel on Sunday, the 26th of July 2009 from 2:15 PM to 3:45 PM PDT.

Doctor Who: Podshock - Episode 152

"I've come to help. I'm the Doctor."

Outpost Gallifrey Presents:
Doctor Who: Podshock - Episode 152
Running Time: 1:04:08

All news edition: Karen Gillan Recap, Outpost Gallifrey Closing, Gallifreyan Embassy New Website, Who Party 14 Toronto, Doctor Who/Torchwood Comes to Space in Canada, BBC America Launches HD, Planet of the Dead and Torchwood Children of Earth come to DVD/Blu-ray, 24th Anniversary Celebration, and more.

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