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Unofficial overnight figures for The Vampires of Venice was
watched by 6.2 million viewers with a share of 30.6% of
5.90 million watched on BBC One, where it was again the most watched programme of the evening, with an additional 0.24 million watching on BBC HD.
The rating was down slightly on the previous week, most probably due to the earlier time slot. On ITV1, Funniest Ever You've Been Framed! had 4.4 million watching.
This is now showing a few parallels with Doctor Who of old, that constantly shifting the times of transmission will mean that viewing figures will drop.
As heard in Doctor Who: Podshock 192, here is our video interview with Paul Castle talking about his book, Shooty Dog Thing. This interview was recorded at the Gallifrey One convention, Gallifrey 21 in Los Angeles, CA in February 2010. Ken Deep and Louis Trapani (off camera) sit down with Paul during his first time attending a Gallifrey One convention.
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This Week In Doctor Who - Section A
May 8, 2010 - Vol 13, Number 16
by Benjamin F. Elliott
Welcome to the ORIGINAL This Week In Doctor Who. All the known broadcasts of Doctor Who covered weekly since 1998. With the spinoffs too.
This is a review for The Big Finish Adventure, The City of Spires. Staring Colin Baker as the 6th Doctor, Frazer Hines as Jamie McCrimmon and Georgia Moffett as Alice.
The Doctor Land hoping to get away from it all, but once again as with a Previous Regeneration, he lands in the Middle of an Important Battle in Scotland. After managing to convince the Scottish Warrior Black Donald that he's not English, and accepts being called a French Dandy. The Doctor Notices one very important clue, "Black Donald" is in Fact Jamie McCrimmon.
"Yeah, but we have comfy chairs. Did I mention?"
Doctor Who: Podshock - Episode 199
Running Time: 1:09:13
Doctor Who: Flesh and Stone reviewed live over the net with live and recorded feedback (part 2 of 2). (If you haven't seen Flesh and Stone yet, wait until you have before listening).
This Introduction by Arthur is not any where near as Spoilery as Previous Introductions, in fact it's done quite well.
In honour of Sylvester McCoy returning to New York this month and the 25th anniversary of the Gallifreyan Embassy, we present you with this cut-down video of a WLIW pledge drive break from August 1987. At the time, like today, we had a new Doctor, the 7th Doctor, Sylvester McCoy, he along with the late Jon Pertwee and John Nathan-Turner, the then producer of Doctor Who are included in a pre-recorded interview segment in this 5th break of WLIW's Doctor Who marathon of The War Games. Eric Luskin of NJN conducts the interview.
Seen in this video among the Gallifreyan Embassy members volunteering is Ken Deep, and Louis Trapani of Doctor Who: Podshock, along with Tim Grogan, Beth Treckman, Pete "Bug" Reinert, PJ, "The Anti-Doctor", Monique, and others.
Doctor Who: Podshock will be once again be taking to the net this Sunday (9 May 2010) for a live-over-the-net show reviewing the sixth episode of the new series, Vampires of Venice.
He's back… and it's about time! We return with our live-over-the-net review series this time talking about the 6th episode of the new series starring Matt Smith as the Doctor premiering on BBC One this Saturday (coming to BBC America on May 22nd). We will be reviewing Vampires of Venice.
Description from the BBC Doctor Who site:
Matt Smith shares his thoughts on the character of the Eleventh Doctor and Executive Producer Beth Willis reveals why she was a fan of Doctor Who even before joining the team. Lead Writer and Executive Producer Steven Moffat recalls casting the Time Lord and why he had to give Matt Smith the keys to the TARDIS! Previous cast and crew members such as writer Terrance Dicks are featured and there's a wealth of archive material from recent and not-so-recent adventures.
"I don't know, it's a thing in progress, respect the thing!"
Doctor Who: Podshock - Episode 198
Running Time: 1:12:33
Doctor Who: Flesh and Stone reviewed live over the net with live feedback (part 1 of 2). (If you haven't seen Flesh and Stone yet, wait until you have before listening).
Don't blink! Lead writer and executive producer Steven Moffat and star Matt Smith explain the treachery of the Weeping Angels, the Doctor’s returning foes.
In this episode, the Doctor encounters two familiar presences - River Song and the Weeping Angels.
BBC America offers a 14-minute cut-down episode of Doctor Who Confidential (War Games) featuring a behind the scenes look at Doctor Who: 'Victory of the Daleks' on their site here.
Photo credit: BBC