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The End of Time comes to BBC America tonight, well part 1 of it at least. Will it top the best figures BBC America received last week with the airing The Waters of Mars special? Time will tell. 1.1 million viewers turned into BBC America (of those that can receive it of course) to see The Waters of Mars making it the highest rated show ever on BBC America.
Tonight at 9pm (EST), Doctor Who returns to the cable/satellite channel with The End of Time, Part 1. Here's a taste of the episode below.
Paul Cornell has a series on his blog, The 12 Blogs of Christmas this holiday season.
In the latest entry, The 12 Blogs of Christmas: Eleven. Millennium Eve he features some of his fellow Doctor Who folk… included are Russell T Davies, Steven Moffat, Gary Russell, Murray Gold, James Moran, Noel Clarke, even a familiar name from Doctor Who: Podshock is there too.
In it, we are recounting what we were doing ten years ago as we rang in the new millennium.
Actually, it is quite humbling to be sharing such company on the same page. I thank Paul, he is a lovely person and friend. As I said in my piece included in Paul's blog, take nothing for granted.
BBC America has new trailer for Doctor Who: End of Time, Part One and the next David Tennant interview. Plus some new wallpapers from the specials! Happy Holidays from BBC America!
End of Time, Part One Trailer:
With The End of Time approaching, the BBC has released yet another promo "trailer" for it. Time will end this Christmas. Happy Holidays.
More Doctor Who videos from BBC America including David Tennant explaining the Cybermen as well as the Christmas ident. There are also new images you can download as avatars for Facebook, Twitter, IM, etc. here.
Don’t miss the three-part television event, starting with Doctor Who: The Waters of Mars this Saturday, December 19th at 9/8c on BBC America!
David Tennant Explains the Cybermen
David Tennant as the Doctor wishing everyone a Merry Christmas from BBC One. Hey, what about Happy Festivus for the rest of us? Two versions are presented below:
The End of Time is coming… faster than you can imagine. Here is the latest "trailer" promo video for Doctor Who: The End of Time coming to the BBC on Christmas Day and to BBC America on Boxing Day with part 1 of 2 of the last David Tennant as the 10th Doctor specials.
Selected Doctor Who related news delivered sonically.
For Earth-date: Sunday, the 6th of Dec. 2009
Imagine Eccleston as Lennon, The End of Time Now Has a Date and Time, It's Lovely Weather for a Sleigh Ride Together with Who, Richard Todd Dead at 90, Croatia's Booming Tourism, Last of the Daleks, Dreamland Live, and more.
Hosted by Louis Trapani
The BBC is offering desktop "wallpaper" of the Doctor riding his TARDIS like a sleigh being pulled by reindeer. As usual, they are offering it in various sizes. Download them from here: BBC - Doctor Who - The Doctor and the Reindeer
A few days ago we came across a photo taken of this publicity image for The End of Time. It was a nice glimpse of the promotional image, albeit it had a flash glare in an unfortunate location. Today, the BBC has published an exclusive image of it sans the glare and it shows a bit more.
See and read more about it here: BBC - Doctor Who - Exclusive Image
The BBC has released a promo for their Christmas line up (see second video below) which features some clips from the Doctor Who: The End of Time specials. One fan ("WhoFan9") made their own edit of it strictly for The End of TIme which you can see below.
The BBC One Christmas Drama 2009 Promo:
It is no big surprise that the final David Tennant (as the 10th Doctor) Doctor Who specials, The End of Time, Part 1 and Part 2 will be shown on the BBC in the UK on Christmas Day and New Year's Day respectively. It was pretty much what we have all been expecting ever since the specials were originally announced. Though we have been waiting for an official word from the Beeb on the dates and times of two last specials before Matt Smith takes over the part.
The End of Time, Part One will be on BBC One on Christmas Day at 6pm.
The End of Time, Part Two will be on New Year's Day at 6:40pm on BBC One and runs 75 minutes.
Following suit, BBC America has also announced their date and times for part two (see here for details) as well today.
A publicity image for the upcoming Doctor Who Christmas special, The End of Time, Part 1. Obviously taken by someone with a camera using a flash (or another external light source) thus creating an unintended glare on the image.
(Thanks to @TARDISDatabanks on Twitter)