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As Doctor Who returns with a new team and a new look this spring, GT Magazine eagerly stepped on board the TARDIS for Matt Smith's first ever interview with the gay press. And in 47 years of the show, he is the first Doctor to ever hold the cover spot of a gay magazine.
The April issue of GT Magazine is also sporting unprecedented coverage of the new series, with exclusive content including the first ever interview with the latest addition to the cast, Arthur Darvill. They speak with the Doctor's assistant Karen Gillan, head writer Steven Moffat, executive producer Piers Wenger and a selection of other characters and creatives, both returning and new.
What's more, writer Gareth Roberts reveals that Matt Smith is set to appear pretty much naked in episode eleven, while costume designer Ray Holman tells us what kind of underwear the new Doctor prefers…
BBC AMERICA Facebook fan Jan Grokett asks Doctor Who's Matt Smith: “Would you like to see another episode of Doctor Who shot or set in the U.S.?" Matt responds here:
BBC America Facebook fan Nancy Alegria asks Doctor Who's Matt Smith, "I understand that you really liked Patrick Troughton's Doctor. Which other past Doctors will be an influence on your portrayal of the Eleventh Doctor?" Smith gives his answer here.
Check out BBC America’s sneak peek of Doctor Who – Now Available on iTunes! Don’t miss an exclusive 9-minute sneak peek from the first episode of the new season of Doctor Who, starring Matt Smith, now in HD for the first time. The premiere countdown is on – don’t miss the full episode with exclusive Inside Looks that you won’t see anywhere else – Saturday, April 17th at 9pm/8c only on BBC America (in the US).
The 9 minute preview is FREE available on iTunes:
You can also purchase a season pass for the new series:
Doctor Who is on a billboard, on the sides of buses, and there are screenings in major cities throughout the country, featuring Matt Smith, Karen Gillan, and executive producer Steven Moffat. What country is this? It's got to be the UK, right?
WRONG!!!! It's the United States of America!
So what's changed? When the show was relaunched in 2005, and when David Tennant became the Doctor there was nothing. Well, that was when the show was on Sci-Fi. Now it's on BBC America, the show's natural home, and these people just get it! They know that the show can be a huge success - it's already the #1 show on the channel, and want the show to be even bigger!
Some Doctor Who news that's not about the New Series.
Doctor Who comics are resurgent in North America right now, thanks to the efforts of IDW Publishing, with their Doctor Who ongoing comic, and their wonderful reprints of Doctor Who Classics which you can order at your local comic book store, amazon.com, or via their website - http://idwpublishing.com
"Well then! No time to lose. I'm The Doctor. Do everything I tell you, don't ask stupid questions, and don't wander off."
Doctor Who: Podshock - Episode 190
Running Time: 1:24:33
Doctor Who: The Eleventh Hour reviewed live over the net with live feedback. (If you haven't seen The Eleventh Hour, wait until you have before listening).
Doctor Who: The Companions
Matt Smith describes the unique role of the Doctors companion, how this human woman is essential to the Doctors survival and what actress Karen Gillan is bringing to the role of Amy Pond.
The preview promo for episode 2 of the 2010 series of Doctor Who, The Beast Below. Be sure to catch our live over-the-net review the day after on Sunday.
The Official BBC Doctor Who Website has now a episode section with the 11th Hour that's full fo Extra's.
Graphic artwork, video's not used for the Confidential, a PDF of a Prisoner Zero Wanted Poster and so much more just follow the link at the end of the page. There is only one big but, for the video content you have to live in the UK I'll say no more there than to read the lifehacker website now and again.
Doctor Who: Podshock will be once again be taking to the net this Sunday for a live-over-the-net show reviewing the second episode of the new series, The Beast Below.
He's back… and it's about time! We return with our live-over-the-net review series this time talking about the 2nd episode of the new series starring Matt Smith as the Doctor premiering on BBC One this Saturday (coming to BBC America on the 24th). We will be reviewing The Beast Below.
Fresh from BBC America. Be sure to catch "The Eleventh Hour" broadcast premiere on Saturday, April 17 on BBC America.
Doctor Who: Steven Moffat on the New Series - Clip #3
Lead Writer and Executive Producer Steven Moffat describes why he sees the show as a modern fairytale and the role of fairytales in our culture.
So now that the 11th Hour has Aired on British TV, the first points are in.
8.3 million: is the initial number of People who watched Who on the overnights. That's the Overnight figures from the BBC for BBC1 and BBC HD, this does not include DVR recordings for those not able to watch live, or the Number of views on the iPlayer. Though quite interestingly enough, the quality of Video for the Confidential on the BBC iPlayer was Higher than for the actual 11th Hour programme its self.