Ahead of this year’s San Diego Comic-Con, BBC Studios has announced the 2019 Doctor Who Fan Art Competition, giving fans an opportunity to see their own work on a Doctor Who t-shirt, with a limited quantity available for purchase at the BBC AMERICA booth at San Diego Comic-Con.
No! Not that kind of binge!
BBC America has gathered a veritable feast of movies and TV shows to gladden the hearts of most everyone – Movies That Sleigh; Sci-Fi Binge; Earth Binge; Darts Binge; A Few of Our Favorite Things; Doctor Who Christmas specials; and a Doctor Who Marathon.
Check out the trailer and a list of Binge for the Holidays programming below.
New Doctor; new holiday!
Following a marathon of Christmas specials, Jodie Whittaker’s thirteenth Doctor will be featured in the first Who Year’s Day special.
The New Year’s episode will find Team TARDIS facing an evil from across Earth’s history, courtesy of writer/showrunner Chris Chibnall and director Wayne Yip.
This week on Doctor Who (BBC America, 8/7C), The Doctor and her friends find themselves on a hospital ship following the exploding of a sonic mine – but the hospital ship is no sanctuary.
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 eleventh season premiere of Doctor Who – introducing Jodie Whittaker as the thirteenth Doctor – produced ratings 48% higher than the previous season premiere in Nielsen live/same day ratings.
Whittaker’s Doctor also produced nearly unanimous praise from critics.
Doctor Who can be found on BBC America on Sundays (8/7C).
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.
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.
Jodie Whittaker says, ‘I’m The Doctor,’ in the first full trailer for season 11 of Doctor Who – and she is most definitely in charge.
Under the direction of new showrunner Chris Chibnall, Whittaker’s Doctor is the sort that says, ‘When I see people need help I never refuse.’
Doctor Who returns on its new night, Sunday, October 7th.
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.