Monday, November 18, 2013

'Doctor Who' Takeover Schedule

Courtesy BBC America
To celebrate the 50th anniversary of "Doctor Who," BBC America is providing a "Doctor Who Takeover," which will have new features and marathons from Monday, November 18, right up until the global simulcast of "The Day of the Doctor" on Saturday, November 23. Some of the new features will include "The Science of Doctor Who" with Brian Cox, "Doctor Who Explained," "Doctor Who: Tales from the TARDIS" and the long awaited special, "An Adventure in Space and Time," which details the first few years of the show. Provided from a BBC press release, here is the schedule of Doctor Who week, in full, after the jump!

Doctor Who Takeover Schedule:

"Doctor Who: The Doctors Revisited Marathon" – 9:00am – 9:00 p.m. ET 
The First through Tenth Doctor
U.S. Premiere Doctor Who: Tales from the TARDIS – 9:00 –10:00pm ET tells the story of the genesis of and An all-new special, Doctor Who: Tales from the TARDIS, features the series‟ actors and producers sharing their experiences and memories of the world‟s longest-running sci-fi show. The special features exclusive interviews with principal cast members from the show‟s 50-year history, including actors who have played the Doctor: Matt Smith, David Tennant, Tom Baker, and Peter Davison, actors who have played companions: Jenna Coleman, Karen Gillan, Freema Agyeman, and William Russell, as well as the current lead writer and executive producer Steven Moffat. The discussion includes how the actors got cast, how the roles changed their lives, how a "regeneration‟ is recorded, and how filming the show in the 60's compares to today.

"The Science of Doctor Who" with Brian Cox – 10:00–11:00pm ET
A former rock star and Britain‟s popular TVphysicist, Professor Brian Cox explores theuniverse of the world‟s favorite Time Lordwhen he takes the audience on a journey into the wonderful universe of Doctor Who, withthe help of celebrity guests. In this exclusivelyrecorded special from the lecture theatre ofthe Royal Institution of Great Britain, Brian reveals the science behind the spectacle andexplains the physics that allows Doctor Who totravel through space and time. Fun, but filledwith real science, it‟s a special night for Whofans and anyone with a thirst for understanding.

Doctor Who – The Ninth Doctor Marathon – 10:00am –11:00pm ET

Doctor Who – The Tenth Doctor Marathon – 2:00am –11:00pm ET

Doctor Who – The Eleventh Doctor Marathon Part I – 9:00am – 11:00pm ET
The Eleventh Doctor – Matt Smith

Doctor Who – The Eleventh Doctor Marathon Part 2 – 9:00am – 8:00pm ET
The Eleventh Doctor – Matt Smith

Doctor Who – The Eleventh Doctor Marathon Part 3 – 1:00am – 2:00pm ET
The Eleventh Doctor – Matt Smith

World Premiere "Doctor Who: The Day of the Doctor" – Global Simulcast – 2:50 p.m. ET

"Doctor Who: The Day of the Doctor" encore primetime broadcast – 7:00pm ET.
BBC AMERICA will premiere exclusive Inside Look interviews with Matt Smith and David Tennant during the broadcast. The special will be followed by the premiere of new fantasy-adventure series 

"The Graham Norton Show" with guests Matt Smith and David Tennant – 10:00pm ET
"Doctor Who" stars Matt Smith and David Tennant make their first appearance together on BBC AMERICA's hit talk show The Graham Norton Show.

"Doctor Who" – Matt Smith Countdown – 9:00am – 8:00pm ET
BBC AMERICA counts down the top 11 episodes from the Eleventh Doctor, Matt Smith, as voted on by fans.

"Doctor Who: The Doctors Revisited" –The Eleventh Doctor – 8:00pm –10:30pm ET

-Nowal Massari