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RING IN THE NEW YEAR WITH ‘WHO YEAR’S DAY’ FEATURING AN ALL-NEW DOCTOR WHO NEW YEAR’S DAY SPECIAL ON BBC AMERICA!

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.

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Doctor Who: Freakin’ Big Spiders!

Doctor Who – The Doctor (Jodie Whittaker) – Photo by Simon Ridgway/Courtesy of BBC America.)

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)!

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Doctor Who: Rosa – One Person Can Change the Universe!

Doctor Who – Graham O’Brien (Bradley Walsh), The Doctor (Jodie Whittaker), Ryan (Tosin Cole), Yaz (Mandip Gill) – Photo by Ben Blackall/Courtesy of BBC America.

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.

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Who Grew – By 48%!

Doctor Who – Grace O’ Brien (Sharon D. Clarke), Yazmin Khan (Mandip Gill), The Doctor (Jodie Whittaker), Ryan Sinclair (Tosin Cole) and Graham O’Brien (Bradley Walsh) – Photo courtesy of BBC America.

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).

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BBC America Announces Doctor Who’s Global Premiere Date and Times!

 Doctor Who – Yazmin Khan (Mandip Gill), The doctor (Jodie Whittaker), Ryan Sinclair (Tosin Cole) and Graham O’Brien (Bradley Walsh) – Photo courtesy of BBC America.

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.

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BBC AMERICA BRINGS DOCTOR WHO TO NEW YORK COMIC CON 2018 FOR GLOBAL PREMIERE ON SUNDAY, OCTOBER 7TH!

Doctor Who – Yazmin Khan (Mandip Gill), The doctor (Jodie Whittaker), Ryan Sinclair (Tosin Cole) and Graham O’Brien (Bradley Walsh) – Photo courtesy of BBC America.

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.

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Who’s In Charge? She Is! Doctor Who: Season 11 Trailer!

Doctor Who: Season 11 – (L-R) Yasmin Khan (Mandip Gill), Graham O’Brien (Bradley Walsh), The Doctor (Jodie Whittaker), Ryan Sinclair (Tosin Cole) – Photo courtesy of BBC America.

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.

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This Is Gonna Be Fun (Comic-Con 2018) Teaser: Doctor Who!

The 13th Doctor pitches adventure to her new companions/friends in the Comic-Con teaser featuring both The Doctor and her new friends/companions.

Check it out below.

Comic Con International 2018 will take place July 19th–22nd at the San Diego Convention Center, in San Diego, CA.

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BBC America Announces Doctor Who Exclusives For Comic-Con International 2018!

BBC America has announced its Doctor Who exclusives for Comic-Con International 2018: T-shirts, Hoodies, Mugs, Jewelry and more.

The network also announced two signings: Richard Dinnick, author of Doctor Who: Myths and Legends and contributing author of the Doctor Who: The Missy Chronicles anthology, and Kelly Yates, the artist whose artwork inspired the exclusive Kawaii Collection.

Comic Con International 2018 will take place July 19th–22nd at the San Diego Convention Center, in San Diego, CA.

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The Universe Is Calling: Meet The 13th Doctor’s Companions!

BBC America released a fifty-second teaser introducing the 13th Doctor’s companions – Graham, Ryan and Yasmin – during halftime of the World Cup Final.

It’s as mysterious as anything we’ve seen about the series, so far – though I suspect that not the Speed Force crackling about them.

Doctor Who returns this fall.

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Doctor Who: 13th Doctor Is a Woman! (Hooray!)

Doctor Who – 13 (Jody Whittaker – Photo courtesy of BBC America.

Jodie Whittaker is the new Doctor as new Doctor Who showrunner Chris Chibnall follows former showrunner Steven Moffat’s introduction of a female Master with an even bigger genderbender – and it’s about time (I hear many of you say)!

Whittaker might be best known on this side of the pond for her roles in Broadchurch and the Emmy Award-winning Black Mirror.

Check out mysterious introduction video; reactions from relevant Whovians and a brief interview with Whittaker.

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