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Doctor Who on Holiday

Doctor on Holiday?The 10th Doctor (David Tennant) looks like he is ready for a holiday in a photograph included in an article by The Press Association (Christmas Doctor Who sneak peak) published today (see left). 

The Doctor Who Christmas special this year, titled The End of Time, Part One will have a 2 minute preview included in this week's BBC Children in Need charity event (BBC1 at 7pm).

The article states the following concerning the photo of the 10th Doctor who looks more like he is ready for a holiday than a regeneration:

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.

Dreamland Red Button Trailer

Another promo for Doctor Who: Dreamland. This one is for it coming to the BBC Red Button on Saturday, 21 November 2009.

(via thedoctorwhosite on YouTube)

Doctor Who: The Writer's Tale Updated

Doctor Who: The Writer's Tale - The Final Chapter

Over 300 pages of new material have been added to the popular 2008 book, Doctor Who: The Writer's Tale in an updated edition due out in paperback on the 14th and 20th of January 2010 in the UK and US respectively (suggested retail price £16.99/$19.99). The new and updated edition written by Russell T Davies and Benjamin Cook sports a new cover featuring David Tennant, Russell T Davies, and John Simm and is retitled, Doctor Who: The Writer's Tale - The Final Chapter (Amazon US affiliate link). Included in this new edition will be never-beore published behind-the-scenes photos from David Tennant's final stories.

The book is a comprehensive and personal account of Doctor Who covering its return in 2005 with in-depth discussions with its Head Writer and Executive Producer, Russell T Davies first published to critical acclaim in September 2008. This new edition brings an additional 130,000 words, spread across thirteen new chapters.

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)

How do you rate Doctor Who: Waters of Mars (5=Fantastic)

5 TARDIS Groans
42% (13 votes)
4 TARDIS Groans
42% (13 votes)
3 TARDIS Groans
16% (5 votes)
2 TARDIS Groans
0% (0 votes)
1 TARDIS Groans
0% (0 votes)
0 TARDIS Groans
0% (0 votes)
Total votes: 31

Dream Dates

DreamlandThe animated Doctor Who adventure, Dreamland starring David Tennant as the 10th Doctor will be shown daily starting on Saturday, the 21st of November 2009. The six episode animated series will be shown on the BBC Red Button and the Doctor Who website (most likely locked down to UK visitors only unfortunately). 

Being billed as "Doctor Who meets a 50's monster B-movie," the mini series is written by Phil Ford and takes place in the USA (ironically as of yet there has been no announced dates or releases for US fans for this animated series), Area 51 (in Nevada) known for its alien lore. The Doctor finds himself in Dreamland, a secret base in the US which leads him on a mission to rescue Rivesh Mantilax from the threat of the Viperox as well as the American military of course.

Sonically Yours, The Sonic Newsdriver for 12 November

The Sonic Newsdriver 20091112
Selected Doctor Who related news delivered sonically.
For Earth-date: Thursday, the 12th of Nov. 2009

What if there was no 8th Doctor?, The Who Factor, Tennant's TV Pilot, Dreamland Dates, Get Your Mickey Fix, Get a Life, and more.

Hosted by Louis Trapani

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It's Party Time on the Sci-Fi Party Line Podcast

The Sci-Fi Party LineLast week I had the pleasure of being a guest on the Sci-Fi Party Line podcast. I was invited to come on episode 39 of the podcast hosted by Cat ( @fancyfembot ) and Eric Escamilla ( @Bullitt33 ) (we just had Eric on with us in Doctor Who: Podshock 169).

The Wedding of Sarah Jane SmithIn it, we discuss The Sarah Jane Adventures episode, The Wedding of Sarah Jane Smith which guest stars David Tennant, the preview clip of Dreamland (the new animated Doctor Who adventure), and the upcoming Doctor Who special, Waters of Mars. We even ponder on the upcoming new series starring Matt Smith with Steven Moffat. Plus we touch upon Torchwood as well in this episode.

The Beginning of the End: Water of Mars Promo (video)

The latest promo for Doctor Who: Waters of Mars from today, the 4th of November 2009. The first of the last three specials with David Tennant as the 10th Doctor will be transmitted on Sunday, the 15th of this month on BBC One in the UK at 7pm. It will come to BBC America on the 19th of December at 9pm ET/PT.

Thanks to moses4611 on YouTube and @RadioFreeSkaro on Twitter

Doctor Who: Water of Mars Clips (Video)

The Guardian.co.uk has posted 3 clips (in one video) from the upcoming Doctor Who: Waters of Mars today on their site. The upcoming special starring David Tennant is scheduled for transmission on BBC One at 7pm on the 15th of November in the UK.

Thanks to "WhoFan9" on YouTube.

David Tennant to Star in American TV Pilot

David TennantDavid Tennant, best known to Doctor Who viewers as the current and tenth Doctor in the long running BBC British series has been cast as the title character in an hour-long pilot for NBC in the US called, "Rex Is Not Your Lawyer." 

Having already completed his work playing the lead role as The Doctor in Doctor Who since 2005 after Christopher Eccleston, with his remaining three stories being shown later this year as specials (starting with Waters of Mars on the 15th of this month on BBC), Tennant has already been seen doing American television as the new host for Masterpiece Contemporary (formerly Masterpiece Theater) for PBS.

Sneak Peek at Doctor Who: Dreamland (Video)

Here is a clip of the upcoming Doctor Who animated story, Dreamland starring David Tennant as the 10th Doctor.

Sonic Newsdriver Halloween Edition

The Sonic Newsdriver 20091031
Selected Doctor Who related news delivered sonically.
For Earth-date: Saturday, the 31st of Oct. 2009 - Halloween Edition

You think things are scary now - wait two weeks, Tennant's Last Outing as the Doctor, Under Pressure, Sarah Jane Scores High, The Press is a Buzz Over Jealousy, and more.

Hosted by Louis Trapani

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. 

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