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Canada’s Whovians Won’t Miss Doctor Who: Power of the Daleks – The Theatrical Experience!

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The animated recreation of the lost Doctor Who serial Power of the Daleks will have a one-night only theatrical release in Canada.

BBC Worldwide and Cineplex are partnering to release Power of the Daleks in theaters across Canada on Wednesday, November 30th. Tickets are now on sale. Read on for details.

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It’s Beginning To Look a Lot Like Christmas Shopping Time: 2016 Doctor Who & Sherlock Shopping Guide!

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BBC Worldwide North America has just released its Sherlock & Doctor Who Holiday Gift Guide for 2016 – so if you’ve got a Whovian or a Baker Street Irregular to shop for, read on for some very cool gift ideas.

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Orphan Black: Season Four – Going Forward By Examining the Past!

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The fourth season of Orphan Black reached new heights of complexity by returning to the character that died in the series premiere and revealing that she knew more than anyone – including her partner – could have imagined. In doing so, we learned that the show’s ultimate Big Bad was very familiar and totally unknown – a seeming paradox that heightened the show’s drama and allowed us to see more deeply into the show’s mythology.

And, oh yeah, there was a hither-to-unknown Castor clone and a brand new Leda clone.

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Doctor Who: The Doctor Settles In At Disney!

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David Tennant’s  Tenth Doctor will take up residence on Disney XD as Doctor Who joins the network’s schedule beginning May 9th.

Disney XD will air seasons 2-4 of the popular reboot of the legendary British sci-fi series. Details follow the jump.

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Who Goes LEGO? The Doctor – That’s WHO!

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Yes, it’s finally happened – The Doctor is going LEGO.

LEGO announced today that it will be producing a Doctor Who LEGO set. The concept for the set was generated by a website where Whovians could pitch their ideas. The winning design came from Andrew Clark, who pitched a concept that included several Doctors and monsters.

The new Doctor Who LEGO set should be available by the end of the year. For more, follow the jump.

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PBS Announces Civil Series, Co-Production Partnership With BBC!

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PBS is scheduling a civil war series, title to be determined, set in Virginia, for a winter 2016 debut. The series would be part hospital story, part family saga. Ridley Scott (Gladiator and Thelma & Louise), David W. Zucker (“The Good Wife”) and Lisa Q. Wolfinger (“Desperate Crossing, The untold story of the Mayflower”) will executive produce. Series co-creator David Zabel (“ER”) will write.

PBS has also announced a co-production deal with the BBC and BBC Worldwide to develop eight-to-ten specials comprising twenty hour of programming – both standalone pieces and multi-part series will be included.

A series of specials covering the Vietnam War (culminating in the 2017 premiere of Ken Burns’s and Lynn Novick’s THE VIETNAM WAR (working title), and two documentaries (The Bomb, and Uranium – Twisting The Dragon’s Tale) the development of nuclear weapons are also planned for a July, 2015 premiere.

For further details, follow the jump.

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Silent Witness Comes To Home Video!

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Long before CSI, Bones, or NCIS, there was BBC’s ground-breaking crime drama, Silent Witness. Featuring a team of forensic pathologists, using their scientific skills and knowledge to solve mysterious and/or suspicious deaths, the long-running BBC forensics series is finally being released in North America by BBC Worldwide.

To give the North American audience a look at how the show began – and look at where it is now, BBC Worldwide is releasing both the first and seventeenth (yes, seventeenth!) seasons of Silent Witness on October 21st. Details follow the jump.

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Doctor Who: The Complete Matt Smith Limited Blu-Ray Gift Set (Need We Say More)!

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The Doctor is dead! Long live The Doctor!

Matt Smith’s charming, silly, dangerous Eleventh Doctor has regenerated, but his memory lives on in the new Doctor Who: The Complete Matt Smith Limited Edition Blu-Ray Gift Set.

The set includes every adventure of the Eleventh Doctor – including his two-episode crossover with The Sarah Jane Adventures. Also collected here for the first time: The Five Doctors Reboot, Doctor Who at The Proms 2013 and more.

Follow the jump for complete details.  Doctor Who: The Complete Matt Smith Limited Edition Blu-Ray Gift Set will be in stores on November 4th.

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Merlin: The Complete Series On Blu-Ray November 4!

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The BBC series Merlin – which told the story of how Merlin came to be the foremost advisor to the legendary King Arthur – is getting a complete series Blu-Ray release that will feature, in addition to previously available features, new audio commentaries for two season five episodes; footage from Merlin’s 2012 panel at Comic-Con, and The Real Arthur and Merlin – a featurette in which series stars Colin Morgan and Bradley James visit sites from from the legend of Merlin.

Merlin: The complete Series will be in stores on November 4th. For further details, follow the jump.

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Doctor Who: Deep Breath – The Doctor Is In… A State!

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It’s only been a few weeks and already the debut of the twelfth Doctor is available on home video. While that could be seen as nothing more than a clever marketing ploy, Peter Capaldi’s first adventure in the TARDIS is memorable for a number of reasons (including a limited theatrical release) – enough that the release of Doctor Who: Deep Breath works as a standalone.

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The Game Is Most Definitely On! Complete Sherlock Coming In November!

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On the heels of Emmy® wins for Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman comes news that BBC Worldwide will release Sherlock: The Complete Seasons 1-3 on November 4th. This deluxe package will include all nine feature-length episodes of Sherlock to date.

And here is where it gets interesting: the set will include a host of new extra features plus busts of Holmes and Watson and two limited edition art cards. For a complete list of extras, follow the jump.

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