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As previously reported, BBC America has announced its broadcast date for Waters of Mars to be Saturday, December 19, 2009 at 9pm ET/PT, more than a month after the BBC airing. (It is being transmitted on the BBC (UK) on Sunday, 15th of November 2009 at 7pm).
The remaining two specials starring David Tennant will air on BBC America over the holiday season as a two-part special. The air-dates will be announced in early December.
On the heels of the transmission date for Waters of Mars on the BBC in the UK going public, BBC America has now announced the date they will broadcast it in the US. Doctor Who: Waters of Mars will air on BBC America on Saturday, December 19, 2009 at 9pm ET/PT.
Visit the BBC America site for further information on Waters of Mars on BBC America.
David Tennant has been nominated for the 2009 BAFTA Scotland Awards. British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) Scotland director Helen Anderson announced the nominees today for the BAFTA Scotland Awards 2009 taking place at the Glasgow's Science Centre on Sunday, the 8th of November 2009. It celebrates the best in Scottish TV, film, and multimedia.
For his work playing the lead role in Doctor Who, David Tennant has been nominated in the male acting in TV category along with other nominees, Robert Carlyle (The Unloved) and Bill Paterson (Spanish Flu - The Forgotten Fallen).
The latest trailer promo video for series 3 of The Sarah Jane Adventures starring Elisabeth Sladen features the 10th Doctor, David Tennant.
Series 3 is set to begin this Thursday, the 15th of October 2009. Episodes will be shown on Thursday and Friday of each week leading into mid-November.
SARAH-JANE.tv, the website blog all about the latest news on The Sarah Jane Adventures have posted screenshots from the new trailer for Series 3 (trailer video is locked down to the UK only on the BBC site). The trailer features some other familiar faces.
The site also reports on an article from Digital Spy featuring shots of the Doctor on Sarah Jane Adventures. Here are a couple from the trailer below a couple featuring the Doctor from Digital Spy, see more here: SARAH-JANE.tv - And We Have A Trailer…! and Digital Spy: First Look: The Doctor in 'Sarah Jane'
Absolute Radio (UK) has announced that David Tennant will be joining Christian O'Connell this autumn for "a run of breakfast shows" leading up to his final Doctor Who specials.
The Christian O'Connell Breakfast Show runs from 6am to 10am on Absolute Radio and David Tennant wants to be there for all of it as opposed to just doing an hour here and there. He has even offered to come in early at 5:15 prior to O'Connell to be part of the pre-show brain storming.
Source: David Tennant - Absolute Radio
IDW Publishing's artist Al Davison who had paired with Tony Lee in publishing Doctor Who comic books will have his artwork on display at The Lock Gallery.
'The TARDIS Has Landed' exhibition will be taking place from the 22nd of September to the 3rd of October at the Lock Gallery, Workshop 10, St. Nicholas Street, Canal Basin, Conventry in the UK.
The Doctor Who comic book series launched in the US in July featuring the 10th Doctor.
The gallery schedule is as follows: Tues and Weds 9:30am to 3pm, Thurs - Sat 9:30am to 4pm. Sundays and Mondays it is closed.
The first peek at the Doctor as he appears in the animated Dreamland six-part animated adventure to be broadcast this Autumn on the BBC Red Button and Doctor Who website. It stars David Tennant voicing the 10th Doctor, with Georgia Moffat, and David Warner.
(Thanks @TiggsPanther )
This promo for the End of Time presented at San Diego Comic Con this past weekend was shot by someone in the audience. The hand-held shaky video uploaded to YouTube by safia43 was then stabilized and cleaned up a bit by colonelbarker to the give you what you see here below. It features an element that would had been considered a spoiler before Comic Con, but now is not as the BBC has already announced it. Hopefully a better version of this promo will become available on the net soon, in the meantime, here below is probably the best version of it on YouTube (catch it while you can).
Correspondent Tara Wheeler on assignment attending San Diego Comic Con informed us of this little intimate moment with David Tennant and John Barrowman as they introduce the Doctor Who/Torchwood programming taking place at the convention.
The Watcher, a TV column in the Chicago Tribune by Maureen Ryan interviews David Tennant. In it, he speaks of the specials, his upcoming appearance at San Diego Comic Con, films, and more. Below are some highlights appearing in the column.
An edited and slightly condensed transcript of my interview with Tennant is below. Here are the highlights, in case you don't want to read the whole thing:
The 2008 Christmas special, Doctor Who: The Next Doctor is scheduled to be released on DVD in North America on the 15th of September 2009. Oddly (but not Oodly), this comes approximately six weeks after the scheduled release of recent special Doctor Who: Planet of the Dead (available on the 28 July on DVD and Blu-ray).
The Next Doctor stars David Tennant as the 10th Doctor along with David Morrissey. The DVD has a suggested retail price of $14.98 in the US. This single-disc release will include a 60 minute bonus feature of Doctor Who at the Proms. The usual trailer, sub-titles, Dolby Digital 5.1 are included as well. No word about an audio commentary, but one is assumed to be included.
The Daily Mirror is reporting that all eleven Doctors will be coming together for a special one-off special for Children in Need this November. It reports that the 15 minute episode will be included in BBC1 annual Children In Need appeal in November and shooting of it will begin in September.
This is not the first time a rumour of this nature appeared in the tabloids. The same thing was said to be happening last year for Children in Need except with 10 Doctors which did not happen.
The article states that "images from their original shows, stretching from 1966 to 1974" will be used for the actors William Hartnell, Patrick Troughton, and Jon Pertwee who have since passed away. They will make cameo appearances through footage from these previous episodes.