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The Sci-Fi Channel has purchased the first series of the new Doctor Who for broadcast in the US. On March 17th, nearly a full year after the new Doctor Who series debuted in the UK and Canada, the first season of the new Doctor Who series starring Christopher Eccleston and Billie Piper will premiere on the Sci-Fi Channel in the USA.
The official BBC site reports that the CBC will broadcast the second season of the new series of Doctor Who and the Christmas special The Christmas Invasion
The BBC have announced that The Christmas Invasion will air on CBC on Boxing Day hosted by Billie Piper, and season one will be released on DVD in Canada in February!
The CBC website’s television listings have revealed that the Doctor Who Christmas special, The Christmas Invasion arrives in Canada on Boxing Day at 8pm!
Captain Jack returns in Torchwood, a spin-off of Doctor Who that begins airing in late 2006!
The Tenth Doctor is unveiled as the second season begins filming in Cardiff.
The new season sees some familiar faces returning, and a famous one working behind the scenes.
The BBC has confirmed that British actor David Tennant is the new Doctor in the second season of Doctor Who!
New writers and some familiar names join Russell T. Davies in the next season of Doctor Who.
As the first season of the new series concludes, the BBC announces that it is commissioning Doctor Who for a third season and Christmas special in 2007!
The BBC have ordered that a second season of thirteen episodes for 2006, preceded by a Christmas Special. However, Christopher Eccleston will not return for a second season
The CBC inadvertantly left out the resolution to the cliffhanger of Aliens of London in their broadcast of World War Three. Here’s what happened…
BBC Kids have announced that it will begin showing Jon Pertwee serials as part of its late night lineup of Doctor Who starting April 16.
Doctor Who off to a strong start in Britain and in Canada
The CBC have begun showing trailers and have launched a new Doctor Who website, all promoting the North American debut of Doctor Who on the CBC Tuesday nights at 8pm starting on April 5!
On Friday April 8th DWIN member Gian-luca Di Rocco was in the studio for a one hour phone-in on CBC Radio’s Ontario Today from 1pm to 2pm. The programme was broadcast across Ontario and online.
For the first time in Canadian broadcast history, Doctor Who has finally made the cover of the Canadian edition of TV Guide. The April 2-8 issue features an exclusive set report and even a contest to visit the set.
A few members of DWIN, regulars of Toronto Tavern and Doctor Who fans will be featured on Wenesday’s episode of THE HOUR hosted by George Stroumboulopoulos.
DWIN member Michael Doran was representing DWIN in an interview about Doctor Who on The World Today on the BBC World Service on March 25
Christopher Eccleston, best known for his roles in Cracker, Our Friends in the North, The Second Coming has been cast as the ninth Doctor!
- Thus Quoth the Raven Nevermore
- Go To Sleep
- Five Rounds Rapid
- Keeping the Peace
- Stand and Deliver
- Arya’s and Sympathies
- Look, Here Comes the Flood
- In and Around the Lake
- A Favourite Which is Familar
- The Axeman Cometh
- The Companion Departures - #7 - Susan
- The Companion Departures - #9 and #8 - Ian Chesterton and Barbara Wright
- The Companion Departures - #11 & #10 - Jamie McCrimmon and Zoe Herriott
- The Companion Departures - #12 Steven Taylor
- The Companion Departures - #13 Amy Pond and Rory Williams