DOCTOR WHO: Make Your Own Sunday!

makeyourownBBC America, the U.S. home of DOCTOR WHO, wants to know which episodes we fans think portray the Doctor in the most heroic light, so the network is inviting viewers to vote for the episodes to be included in an all-day marathon on Sept. 20 — the day after the premiere of series six.

Fans will get to choose from every story involving the latest incarnations of the Doctor: David Tennant‘s 10th Doctor, Matt Smith‘s 11th Doctor and Peter Capaldi‘s 12th.

According BBC America, here’s what to do:

1. Select a single episode from each poll on this page (one per Doctor) and cast your votes. The poll will stay open through Sept. 11 at noon EST.

2. Tune in to the DOCTOR WHO marathon all day Sunday to see which episodes made the cut.

DOCTOR WHO returns Sept. 19 at 9 p.m. on BBC America.

The Hath and the Judoon Hath Returned!

The new season of DOCTOR WHO will see the return of some alien species not seen since Russell T Davies‘ reign on the show: the rhino-like Judoon and the fish/turkey hybrid Hath.

The Judoon debuted in series three’s premiere episode, “Smith and Jones,” which also introduced the 10th Doctor to Martha Jones (Freema Agyeman). The rhino soldiers and their trademark barking, untranslatable language last appeared in the 11th Doctor (Matt Smith) story “A Good Man Goes to War.”

The Hath were introduced in series four’s 10th Doctor story “The Doctor’s Daughter,” and a representative of the species was glimpsed in David Tennant‘s final story, “The End of Time.”

DOCTOR WHO returns Sept. 19 at 9 p.m. on BBC America.

New Pics From the DOCTOR WHO Premiere

The BBC have released a few new pictures to promote the debut episode of DOCTOR WHO’s ninth series, “The Magician’s Apprentice.” The images feature the Doctor (Peter Capaldi), Clara (Jenna Coleman), Kate Stewart (Jemma Redgrave) and Missy (Michelle Gomez).

 

DOCTOR WHO returns Sept. 19 at 9 p.m. on BBC America.

ORPHAN BLACK Season 3: The Teasers

BBC America released a series of character clips this week to hype the April 18 return of its brilliant original series ORPHAN BLACK. In the video series, the clones (all portrayed by the stunningly talented Tatiana Maslany, of course) warn that they are not to be trifled with.

Sarah: “I am not your property”

Alison: “I’m not your toy”


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New Doctor Peter Capaldi Will Tour Earth Before Debut

capaldi12The 12th Doctor may be materializing on TV screens here in the USA and Britain when the new season of DOCTOR WHO premieres on Aug. 23, but stars Peter Capaldi and Jenna Coleman (Clara) will be the feature attractions of a globe-spanning publicity tour that kicks off Aug. 7 in Cardiff, Wales, and stops in New York on Aug. 14.

The five-continent, seven-city, 12-day tour will see executive producer and lead writer Steven Moffat pop up at select stops and also include London; Seoul, South Korea; Sydney, Mexico City; and Rio de Janeiro.
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The 12th Doctor: ‘Adrenaline Junkie’

deepbreath1When Peter Capaldi kicks off his first series as the star of DOCTOR WHO on Aug. 23, fans are going to meet an incarnation of the time-and-space-spanning hero with a new attitude: “This man is a total adrenaline junkie,” says Jenna Coleman, who plays the Doctor’s companion, Clara Oswald, calling the Time Lord’s new incarnation “a lot fiercer” than the previous persona (Matt Smith).

The feature-length introductory episode, “Deep Breath,” will see the Doctor recovering from his regeneration in Victorian London with help of his old friends the Paternoster Gang – the Silurian detective Madame Vastra (Neve McIntosh); her human wife, Jenny Flint (Catrin Stewart); and the Sontaran nurse, Strax (Dan Starkey).
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The Doctor Returns Aug. 23

DWBBCAThe Peter Capaldi Era of DOCTOR WHO begins Aug. 23 at 8 p.m. when the first episode of the eighth season, titled “Deep Breath,” premieres, according to BBC America, the Doctor’s cable home in the USA.

BBC One in Britain describes the premiere episode as being “feature length,” which suggests it will be longer than a standard 45-minute episode.

This teaser clip accompanied the announcement, and includes brief glimpses of the new 12th Doctor and his companion, Clara, played by the returning Jenna Coleman.