BBC America has greenlit a ‘punk rock thriller’ series based on the City Watch subset of Sir Terry Pratchett’s Discworld novels.
The Watch is a disruptive, character-driven thriller that centers on Sir Terry’s misfit cops as they fight to save a ramshackle city of normalized wrongness, from both the past and future in a perilous quest.
With Arachnids in the UK, Doctor Who (BBC America, Sundays, 8/7C) returns to one of the genres it does particularly well – horror. Time to start watching from between your fingers (or from behind your sofa)!
Rosa opens in Montgomery, Alabama in 1943, as Rosa Parks tries to catch a late bus – resulting in humiliation and even the loss of her bus fare. Cut to twelve years later, Mrs. Parks sitting on a bench eating her lunch – and the TARDIS appearing in an alley just around the corner.
The Doctor discovers that there are traces of Altron energy – the same energy that powers the TARDIS.
The global premiere of BBC America’s Doctor Who on Sunday, October 7th, will now be simulcasting coast-to-coast at 1:45pm ET/10:45am PT on the network. That evening, BBC America will air a special encore at 8pm ET/PT with bonus interviews with Jodie Whittaker and footage from New York Comic Con. For the run of the season, the series will premiere regularly at 8pm ET/PT on Sundays.
Check out Jodie Whittaker’s interview on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert below.
Dynasties follows five of the world’s most celebrated but endangered animals – chimpanzees, emperor penguins, lions, painted wolves and tigers – as they do whatever it takes to survive and protect the next generation.
Dynasties – produced and narrated by Sir David Attenborough – will premiere on BBC America on Saturday, January 19. 2019 (9/8C).
Doctor Who will have its global premiere on Sunday, October 7th (1:45/12:45C) in a simulcast that will be shown at New York Comic Con 2018 – followed by a panel with star Jodie Whittaker, showrunner Chris Chibnall and executive producer Matt Strevens.
The season premiere, The Woman Who Fell To Earth, will air on BBC America at 8/7C (with bonus interviews with Jodie Whittaker and footage from New York Comic Con),the show’s new regular timeslot.
What you’re looking at in the above photo is the most radically redesigned Sonic Screwdriver in the history of Doctor Who (virtually every Doctor has tweaked the iconic instrument but this is a total revamp).
A limited quantity of Sonic Screwdriver Collectibles will be available to purchase at the BBC Shop at BBC AMERICA’s booth #4129 for fans attending San Diego Comic-Con. The product will also be available for pre-order starting on Wednesday, July 25th.
Comic Con International 2018 is taking place at the San Diego Convention Center, in San Diego, CA.