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A quick heads up for those looking to get the latest episode of Doctor Who via iTunes. The new 2011 series premiere, The Impossible Astronaut is now available for purchase ($2.99) or rent (99¢) via the US Apple iTunes store:
You can also purchase a season pass for $19.99
Doctor Who: Podshock - Episode 243
Running Time: 1:39:24
Elisabeth Sladen's passing and other Doctor Who news, Anthony S Burdge and Jessica Burke report on the Doctor Who 2011 NYC Premiere event, feedback, and more.
The cast of Doctor Who arrives at the East Village Cinema in New York City for the second year in a row now for a premiere screening of the start of the 2011 series. Among the cast are Matt Smtih, Karen Gillan, Arthur Darvill, Alex Kingston, joined by Executive Producer and Lead Writer, Steven Moffat. If you watch closely in the background, you can spot Barnaby Edwards (of DWNY and blogger here on our site) as well.
OK This time it's a trailer from the CBBC the Childrens BBC basically, and there are Two new short clips in it so eyes open for one, the other is obvious.
The cover for the Radio Times one of the UK's many TV listings magazines, originally BBC Centric has another of it's Doctor Who specials. Within there is an Interview with Matt Smith and Steven Moffat. Also there have been a bunch of new promo photo's released to the waiting world. One of the Impossible Astronaut and the other of the Silence. Pictures to follow with the pictures of the Silence and Radio Times cover coming last, to avoid spoilers for those who want to wait until April the 23rd.
BBC America interviews Matt Smith, Karen Gillan, and Arthur Darvill while currently in NYC.
BBC America has released another 'Doctor Who Insider' video, this is Part 2, The Doctor 2011 Behind-the-Scenes.
As I mentioned in the title there is a minor spoiler, as another new clip from The Impossible Astronaut/ Day of the Moon is shown between interview takes. For those who don't mind it's a great little interview with both Matt and Karen.
Matt Smith, Karen Gillan, and Arthur Darvill will be on hand at the Barnes & Noble located at 555 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY at 12 noon this Friday, April 8, 2011 signing copies of the DVD box set of Doctor Who: The Complete Fifth Series (season 31).
According to the Barnes & Noble website, "You will need a wristband to join the signing line for this event. Wristbands will be distributed starting at 9AM on Friday, April 8 with the purchase of the Doctor Who: The Complete Fifth Series boxed Set. Please call store for additional details."
One can only assume this would apply to the Blu-ray set as well, but best to call the store to confirm at 212-697-3048.
Here is the extended trailer for the 2011 series of Doctor Who from BBC America.
The BBC America bus advertising campaign for the new Doctor Who 2011 series has rolled out in New York City. They have also used the occasion to post their first image to Instagram (Apple App Store link). They had the account on the free social photo sharing service for some time, but hadn't posted anything to it until now. The first photo shared on it is this one of the Doctor Who bus side panel (see left).
Keep your eyes out for buses in NY sporting the new side ads promoting the new series.
Here is the trailer for the upcoming 2011 series of Doctor Who. Currently it is viewable outside of the UK, but there is no guarantee how long that will remain the case.
As it plays in Germany, here's the official "The Impossible Astronaut" prequel.
Here's a YouTube copy: