Wednesday, 21 February 2018

Doctor Who On This Day #52

1966 - The Dalek Invasion of EarthEpisode 5: The Waking Ally and The 
Romans, Episode 2: All Roads Lead to Rome both repeated and The Web 
Planet, Episode 2: The Zarbi first screened, all on ABC
1968 - The Space Museum, Episode 3: The SearchThe Chase, Episode 3: 
Flight Through Eternity and The Time Meddler, Episode 1: The Watcher all 
repeated on ABC
1970 - Doctor Who and the Silurians, Episode 4 first screened on BBC1
1976 - The Seeds of Doom, Part 4 first screened on BBC1
1978 Pyramids of MarsPart 1 first screened and Planet of Evil, Part 3 
repeated, both on ABC
1979 - Horror of Fang Rock, Part 3 first screened on ABC
1980 Underworld, Part 2 first screened on WTTW 11; and Destiny of the 
Daleks, Part 4 first screened on ABC
1981 - Composer Ron Grainer died in Cuckfield, Sussex, aged 58; and 
The Keeper of Traken, Part 4 first screened on BBC1
1983 - The Horns of Nimon Omnibus repeated on WTTW 11
1984 - Robot, Part 3 repeated on KQED Plus; and Horror of Fang Rock
Part 4 repeated on ABC
1985 - The Caves of Androzani, Part 1 repeated on KQED Plus
1986 The Androids of Tara, Part 3 repeated on KQED Plus
1987 The Gunfighters, Episode 3: Johnny Ringo repeated on KQED Plus; 
and Mindwarp, Parts 5 and 6 both first screened on ABC
1988 The Mind Robber Omnibus repeated on KQED Plus; and The Ark
in Space, Part 1 repeated on Super Channel (UK)
1989 The Sea Devils, Episode 3 repeated on KQED Plus; and Genesis 
of the Daleks, Part 2 repeated on ABC

1990 Time Flight, Part 4 repeated on KQED Plus
1991 - Horror of Fang Rock, Part 1 repeated on KQED Plus
1992 - The Mind Robber, Episode 4 repeated on BBC2; and The Silurians,
Episode 3 repeated on KQED Plus
1993 The War Games, Episodes 6 to 10 all repeated on UK Gold
1994 Image of the Fendahl, Part 2 repeated on UK Gold; Attack of the 
Cybermen Omnibus repeated on  KQED Plus; and The Two Doctors, Parts
 1 and 2 (of 6) both repeated on ABC
1995 Time and the Rani, Part 4 repeated on UK Gold
1997 The Sea Devils, Episode 6 repeated on UKTV (Aus)
1998 The Mind Robber, Episode 5 repeated on Space; and Black Orchid 
and Earthshock Omnibuses both repeated on UKTV (Aus)
1999 Inferno, Episodes 5 and 6 both repeated on WCET; Terror of the 
Autons, Episodes 3 and 4 both repeated on NHPTV; Invasion of the 
Dinosaurs, Parts 2 and 3 both repeated on LPB and Part 5 repeated on 
Colorado PTV; Revenge of the Cybermen Omnibus repeated on UK Gold; 
Planet of Evil, Parts 3 and 4 both repeated on WQED; The Power of Kroll 
Omnibus repeated on KSPS; Arc of Infinity, Part 4 repeated on WUSF; and 
The Curse of Fenric, Part 4 and Survival, Part 1 both repeated on KBTC
2000 - The Sensorites, Episode 5: Kidnap repeated on UKTV (Aus); and 
Spearhead from Space, Episode 2 repeated on Space
2001 Terror of the Zygons, Parts 1 and 2 both repeated on Prime; and 
The Masque of Mandragora, Part 3 repeated on BBC America and Part 4 
repeated on BBC America and UKTV (Aus)
2002 - The Ark in Space, Part 2 repeated on BBC Kids (Can); and Mindwarp
Part 6 repeated on BBC Prime
2003 - The Hand of Fear, Parts 3 and 4 both repeated on BBC Kids (Can)
2004 - The Mind of Evil, Episodes 4 and 5 both repeated on Colorado PTV
2005 The Talons of Weng-Chiang, Part 5 repeated on ABC
2007 The Unquiet Dead repeated and Bad Wolf first screened, both on 
BBC America
2009 - Mindwarp, Parts 7 and 8, Terror of the Vervoids and The Ultimate Foe 
Omnibuses and Time and the Rani, Parts 1 and 2 all repeated on MTV3 SciFi
and TV4; Father's Day repeated on UKTV (Aus) and Syfy (FRG); The Empty Child repeated on Syfy (FRG); Bad Wolf repeated on Syfy (Russia); Daleks 
in Manhattan and Doctor Who Confidential: A New York Story both repeated 
on WGVU; Journey's End first screened on KBS2; and Doctor Who Con-
fidential Cutdown: Time Trouble repeated on UKTV (Aus)
2010 42 repeated and Doctor Who Confidential: Space Craft first screened, 
both on WXXI; Human Nature repeated on WTTW 11; Partners in Crime and
Doctor Who Confidential: A Noble Return both first screened on MPTV; and
The End of Time, Part 2 first screened on ABC1
2011 - The Brain of Morbius, Parts 1 and 2 both repeated on MTV3 SciFi, 
TV2 and TV4; and The Pandorica Opens and Doctor Who Confidential: Alien 
Abduction both repeated on BBC2
2012 Battlefield, Parts 3 and 4 both repeated on MTV3 SciFi and TV4; The 
Age of Steel repeated on BBC America; The Family of Blood repeated on BBC
Entertainment India and ABC2; The Unicorn and the Wasp repeated on Watch; and The Big Bang repeated on UKTV (Aus)
2013 - Designer Raymond Cusick died in Horsham, aged 84; The Family of 
Blood repeated on UKTV (NZ); The Poison Sky repeated on Watch; Journey's
 End repeated on BBC America; and Doctor Who Confidential Cutdown: Ship 
Ahoy! and DoublTrouble both repeated on UKTV (Aus)
2014 Horror of Fang Rock, Parts 3 and 4 and Four to Doomsday, Parts 
1 and 2 all repeated on Syfy (Aus); New Earth and Tooth and Claw both 
repeated on BBC America; 42 and Human Nature both repeated on Really; 
The Doctor's Daughter repeated on France 4; The Eleventh Hour repeated 
on Syfy (Portugal); Night Terrors repeated on Watch; Asylum of the Daleks 
repeated on WGVU; and The Crimson Horror and Nightmare in Silver both 
repeated on BBC3
2015 The Claws of Axos, Episodes 2 to 4, Colony in Space, Episode 1 
and The Invasion of Time, Part 6 all repeated on Retro TV; The Sontaran 
Experiment Omnibus, Last of the Time Lords, Partners in CrimeThe Fires 
of PompeiiPlanet of the Ood and The Sontaran Stratagem all repeated on 
Syfy (Aus); Carnival of Monsters Omnibus repeated on Horror; The Pirate Planet, Parts 1 and 2 both first screened on Retro TV; Aliens of London 
repeated on Watch; The Parting of the Ways and Doctor Who Confidential: 
The Last Battle both repeated on UNC-MX; Rise of the Cybermen repeated 
on KCPT2; The Family of Blood repeated on UKTV (NZ); Journey's EndThe
 Next Doctor and Planet of the Dead all repeated on UKTV (Aus); The Waters 
of Mars and The End of Time, Part 1 both repeated on BBC Entertainment 
Europe, Romania and Middle East; Amy's Choice repeated on Jeem TV (ME);
The Impossible Astronaut and Day of the Moon both repeated on BBC Nordic 
HD, BBC Polska HD and BBC Entertainment Latin America; The Curse of the
Black Spot, The Doctor's Wife, The Rebel Flesh and The Almost People all 
repeated on BBC Entertainment LA; Let's Kill Hitler and Night Terrors both 
repeated on Space; Hide repeated on OETA; The Name of the Doctor 
repeated on BBC Nordic HD and BBC Polska HD; and Time Heist repeated 
on RAI4
2016 The Rescue Omnibus and Nightmare of Eden, Parts 3 and 4 all 
repeated on Retro TV; The Mind of EvilEpisodes 1 and 2 both repeated 
on WVPB; Death to the Daleks and Planet of the Spiders Omnibuses both 
repeated on UNC-EX; Pyramids of Mars, Part 3 repeated on KRWG; The 
Hand of Fear, Part 2 repeated on KPTS; The Horns of Nimon, Part 4, Closing Time and The Crimson Horror all repeated on Syfy (Aus); Revelatioof the Daleks, Part 3 (of 4) repeated on KBTC; The Lazarus Experiment and 42
 both repeated on EBRU; Planet of the Dead repeated on UNC-TV; The God Complex repeated on BBC Polska HD; Asylum of the Daleks repeated on 
Watch; Cold War repeated on Iowa PTV; Into the Dalek repeated on MPTV; 
Listen repeated on KLRU; Time Heist repeated on WPT; The Caretaker 
repeated on KERA; Kill the Moon repeated on KCPT; Mummy on the Orient Express repeated on BBC Entertainment Europe; Flatline repeated on WILL 
and WXXI; In the Forest of the Night repeated on BBC First (Middle East); 
Dark Water repeated on BBC First (ME) and OETA; The Witch's Familiar 
repeated on BBC First (Ben); The Woman Who Lived repeated on BBC 
Entertainment Asia Pacific; The Zygon Invasion and The Zygon Inversion
 both repeated on BBC America; Sleep No MoreFace the RavenHeaven
 SentHell Bent and The Husbands of River Song all repeated on FX (India)
2017 The Mind Robber, Episode 2 repeated on The Zone; Castrovalva, Part 
4 and Four to Doomsday, Part 1 both repeated on Retro TV; Love & Monsters 
repeated on FX (India); The Fires of Pompeii, Planet of the Ood, The Sontaran Stratagem, The Poison Sky, The Doctor's Daughter and The Unicorn and the Wasp all repeated on BBC America; The End of Time, Part 1, Vincent and the 
Doctor, Night Terrors and The Girl Who Waited all repeated on Syfy (Aus);
The Bells of Saint JohnThe Zygon Invasion and The Zygon Inversion all
repeated on France 4; Journey to the Centre of the TARDIS and The Crimson Horror both repeated on BBC Polska HD; and The Girl Who Died and The 
Woman Who Lived both repeated on Syfy (Brazil)

2018 - The Two DoctorsParts 5 and 6 (of 6) both repeated on Retro TV;
Tooth and Claw repeated on Syfy (Aus); Planet of the Ood repeated on Star
 World Premiere; Victory of the Daleks repeated on ABC, ABC ME and RAI4;
The Time of Angels repeated on RAI4; A Town Called Mercy repeated on Syfy
 (Latin America); The Power of Three repeated on BBC America and Syfy (LA);
The Angels Take Manhattan and The Snowmen both repeated on BBC America;
Nightmare in Silver repeated on BBC Polska HD; and The Husbands of River 
Song and The Pilot both repeated on Syfy (Brazil)

Doctor Who: Series 11 News

BBC Worldwide's annual showcase event was held at the Echo Arena in 
Liverpool yesterday. Both Jodie Whittaker and Chris Chibnall attended 
the press junket along with over 700 of the world's top TV buyers, but 
the highlight for Whovians was the unveiling of the new Doctor Who logo.
Designed by Little Hawk to represent the new era, the updated logo and insignia also signify the programme as a global brand. A brief animation
was released which featured sound effects from musician Matthew Herbert.
Since the appointment of a new showrunner and the casting of the first 
female Doctor and her new companions, the following information from 
Series 11 has been revealed:

  • Doctor Who will return to BBC One in October
  • the ten-part season may be shown on Sunday nights
  • Matt Strevens and Sam Hoyle join Chibnall as executive producers
  • Jamie Childs and Sallie Aprahamian assigned as directors
  • composer on the revived run since 2005, Murray Gold left the show after completing work on Twice Upon a Time
  • SFX house Milk VFX have been replaced by Double Negative (Blade Runner 2049)

Tuesday, 20 February 2018

Doctor Who On This Day #51

1913 - Director Rex Tucker born in March, near Cambridge
1965 - 100,000 BC, Episode 1: An Unearthly Child repeated on ABC; The 
Daleks, Episode 1: The Dead Planet first screened on CBC; and The Web 
Planet, Episode 2: The Zarbi first screened on BBC1
1967 The Gunfighters, Episode 4: The OK Corral repeated on ABC
1968 - The Chase, Episodes 2 and 6 and The Space Museum, Episode 2: 
The Dimensions of Time all repeated on ABC
1971 The Mind of Evil, Episode 4 first screened on BBC1
1972 - The Krotons, Episode 4 repeated on ABC
1979 - Horror of Fang Rock, Part 2 first screened on ABC
1980 Destiny of the Daleks, Part 3 first screened on ABC
1982 - The Deadly Assassin, Part 4 repeated on KQED Plus
1984 - Horror of Fang Rock, Part 3 repeated on ABC
1985 - Planet of Fire, Part 4 repeated on KQED Plus
1986 - The Silurians, Episode 1 repeated on ABC; and The Androids of 
Tara, Part 2 repeated on KQED Plus
1987 The Gunfighters, Episode 2: Don't Shoot the Pianist repeated on
1988 The Pirate Planet, Part 1 repeated on KQED Plus; and The Creature 
from the Pit Omnibus repeated on ABC
1989 Genesis of the Daleks, Part 1 repeated on ABC
1990 Time Flight, Part 3 repeated on KQED Plus
1991 The Talons of Weng-Chiang, Part 6 repeated on KQED Plus
1992 The Silurians, Episode 2 repeated on KQED Plus
1993 - Colony in Space, Episode 1 repeated on TV2 (NZ); and Mawdryn 
Undead Omnibus repeated on KQED Plus
1994 The Robots of Death Omnibus repeated on UK Gold; and The Mark 
of the Rani, Parts 3 and 4 (of 4) both repeated on ABC
1995 Underworld Omnibus repeated on KQED Plus
1997 The Sea Devils, Episode 5 repeated on UKTV (Aus)
1998 The Mind Robber, Episode 5 first screened on Space; and Earthshock,
Part 4 repeated on UKTV (Aus)
1999 The Web Planet Omnibus repeated on UK Gold; The Seeds of Death 
Omnibus repeated on MPT; The Daemons, Episodes 1 and 2 both repeated on 
Iowa PTV; The Time Warrior and The Sontaran Experiment Omnibuses both 
repeated on UKTV (Aus); Invasion of the Dinosaurs, Parts 3 and 4 both
repeated on Colorado PTV; Genesis of the Daleks, Part 4 first screened on
Prairie PTV; Pyramids of Mars, Parts 1 and 2 both first screened on BBC
America; Underworld, Parts 2 and 3 both repeated on BBC Prime; Mindwarp 
Omnibus repeated on WUFT; and Doctor Who TV Movie repeated on HBO
Latin America
2000 The Tomb of the Cybermen, Episode 4 repeated on WQED; Spearhead 
from Space, Episode 1 repeated on Space; The Time Warrior, Parts 1 and 2
both repeated on KBTC; The Monster of Peladon, Part 6 and Planet of the 
Spiders, Part 1 both repeated on WCET; Robot, Parts 3 and 4 both repeated
on NHPTV; The Ark in Space, Part 4 repeated on KUED; Pyramids of Mars 
Omnibus repeated on KRWG; The Seeds of Doom, Part 2 repeated on Twin
Cities PTV; The Masque of Mandragora, Part 4 repeated on Lakeshore PTV;
The Hand of Fear repeated on KNME; The Deadly Assassin, Parts 3 and 4
both repeated on Colorado PTV; The Pirate Planet, Parts 3 and 4 both
repeated on MiND; The Stones of Blood Omnibus repeated on MPT; The 
Horns of Nimon, Part 3 repeated on BBC Prime; Resurrection of the Daleks 
Omnibus repeated on UK Gold; Attack of the Cybermen, Part 3 (of 4)
repeated on WUSF; and Remembrance of the Daleks Omnibus repeated
2001 Revenge of the Cybermen, Parts 3 and 4 both repeated on Prime;
The Brain of Morbius, Parts 3 and 4 both repeated on BBC America; The 
Masque of Mandragora, Parts 1 and 2 both repeated on BBC America and
Part 3 repeated on UKTV (Aus)
2002 - The Ark in Space, Part 1 repeated on BBC Kids (Can); and Mindwarp
Part repeated on BBC Prime
2003 - The Hand of Fear, Parts 1 and 2 both repeated on BBC Kids (Can)
2004 Four to Doomsday, Parts 3 and 4 both repeated on BBC Kids (Can)
2005 The Keys of Marinus, Episodes 3 and 4 both repeated on MiND;
Carnival of Monsters Omnibus repeated on MPT; Horror of Fang Rock 
Omnibus repeated on UK Gold; Castrovalva, Part 4 repeated on KUED;
Time Flight, Parts 3 and 4 both repeated on Iowa PTV; and Enlightenment,
Part 3 repeated on WILL
2007 - The Empty Child and The Doctor Dances both repeated on BBC
America; and Love & Monsters first screened on NHK BS2
2009 Time and the Rani, Parts 1 and 2 both first screened on MTV3 SciFi 
and TV4; Rose repeated on TV3 (RI); Doomsday repeated on BBC3; Daleks
 in Manhattan and Doctor Who Confidential: A New York Story both first 
screened on WGVU; and The Sontaran Stratagem repeated on Syfy (US)
2010 The Runaway Bride repeated on WGVU; Forest of the Dead repeated
on Syfy (Spain); The Stolen Earth and Journey's End both repeated on Syfy
(Ben); and The Infinite Quest Omnibus repeated on CBBC
2011 - Turn Left repeated on WTTW 11; Journey's End repeated on MPTV;
The Time of Angels repeated on BBC HD; Flesh and Stone repeated on ABC1; 
and Doctor Who Experience opened at Olympia 2, London
2012 - Battlefield, Parts 1 and 2 both repeated on MTV3 SciFi and TV4; 
Voyage of the Damned repeated on BBC America; 42 repeated on BBC
Entertainment India; Human Nature repeated on BBC Entertainment India
and ABC2; The Doctor's Daughter repeated on Watch; and Doctor Who 
Confidential Cutdown A New York Story repeated on UKTV (Aus)
2013 Human Nature repeated on UKTV (NZ); The Sontaran Stratagem 
repeated on Watch; The Stolen Earth repeated on BBC America; The 
Impossible Astronaut and Day of the Moon both repeated on Fox (FRG);
and The Curse of the Black Spot repeated on WTTW Prime
2014 Horror of Fang Rock, Parts 1 and 2 and Castrovalva, Parts 3 and 4 all 
repeated on Syfy (Aus); The Poison Sky repeated on France 4; The End of 
Time, Part 2 repeated on Syfy (Portugal); Let's Kill Hitler repeated on Watch;
The Doctors Revisited: The Tenth Doctor, The Eleventh Doctor and The 
Companions all repeated on BBC America; and The Sarah Jane Adventures:
 Death of the Doctor, Episode 1 repeated on Jeem TV (UK)
2015 The Deadly Assassin, Parts 2 and 3 both repeated on Horror; The 
Ribos Operation, Parts 3 and 4 both first screened on Retro TV; Aliens of 
London repeated on Watch; The Girl in the Fireplace repeated on KCPT2;
The Lazarus ExperimentLast of the Time LordsPartners in CrimeThe Fires 
of PompeiiPlanet of the Ood and The Sontaran Stratagem all repeated on
Syfy (Aus); The Time of Angels repeated on Jeem TV (Middle East); Flesh 
and Stone repeated on UKTV (NZ) and Jeem TV (Middle East); The Vampires 
of Venice repeated on UKTV (NZ); The Almost People and A Good Man Goes
 to War both repeated on BBC America; The Girl Who Waited and The God Complex both repeated on Syfy (Ben); The Snowmen and The Name of the
 Doctor both repeated on BBC Nordic HD and BBC Polska HD; The Power of Three repeated on KLRU; Listen and Doctor Who Confidential: Open All Hours both repeated on BBC Entertainment Asia Pacific; and Time Heist 
repeated on BBC Entertainment Asia Pacific and BBC Entertainment Latin
2016 The Daleks, Episode 1: The Dead Planet repeated on KMOS; The 
Creature from the Pit, Parts 1 and 2 and Nightmare of Eden, Parts 1 and 
2 all repeated on Retro TV; Army of Ghosts, Doomsday, The Impossible 
Astronaut, Day of the Moon and The Curse of the Black Spot all repeated
on France 4; The Next Doctor and Asylum of the Daleks both repeated on Watch; Cold Blood repeated on Jeem TV (Middle East); Let's Kill Hitler, 
Night Terrors, The Girl Who WaitedThe God Complex and Closing Time all 
repeated on BBC Polska HD; A Town Called Mercy repeated on Syfy (Spain);
Nightmare in Silver and The Name of the Doctor both repeated on BBC 
First (RSA); Deep Breath, Into the Dalek, Robot of Sherwood, Listen and 
Time Heist all repeated on Syfy (Aus); Kill the Moon and Mummy on the 
Orient Express both repeated on BBC Entertainment Europe; Dark Water 
repeated on OETA; The Magician's Apprentice and The Witch's Familiar both 
repeated on BBC Entertainment Asia Pacific, BBC First (Middle East) and Fox
(FRG); Under the Lake and Before the Flood both repeated on BBC Enter-
tainment AP and Fox; The Girl Who Died and The Woman Who Lived both
repeated on BBC Entertainment AP; Sleep No More, Face the Raven and 
The Husbands of River Song all repeated on FX (India); Heaven Sent
 repeated on France 4 and FX; and Hell Bent first screened on France 4
and repeated on FX
2017 The Mind Robber, Episode 1 repeated on The Zone; Four to Doomsday 
Omnibus repeated on WETA-UK; The Satan Pit repeated on FX (India); The 
Waters of Mars repeated on Syfy (Aus); A Good Man Goes to WarLet's Kill Hitler and Before the Flood all repeated on Syfy (Brazil); Closing Time first
screened on TLC TV; Cold War and Hide both repeated on BBC Polska HD; 
and The Girl Who Died and The Woman Who Lived both repeated on 
France 4

2018 - The Two DoctorsParts 3 and 4 (of 6) both repeated on Retro TV;
New Earth repeated on Syfy (Aus); The Fires of Pompeii repeated on Star
World Premiere; The Eleventh Hour repeated on RAI4; The Beast Below 
repeated on ABC, ABC ME and RAI4; Asylum of the Daleks and Dinosaurs 
on a Spaceship both repeated on BBC America; A Town Called Mercy 
repeated on BBC America and Syfy (Latin America); The Crimson Horror 
repeated on BBC Polska HD; FlatlineIn the Forest of the Night and Dark Water all repeated on One ARD; and Hell Bent repeated on Syfy (Brazil)