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2010-06-23 07:06:00

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2010-06-23 02:00:00

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2009-10-01 21:53:24

British actor John Simm says the upcoming two-part Doctor Who Christmas special is a brilliant send-off for outgoing star, David Tennant. Tennant announced this year he would be leaving the long-running science-fiction series. Matt Smith is to take over the role of the iconic time and space traveler. He will be the 11th actor to play the character and the next season of the show is to begin airing in the spring. Simm, who starred in the British versions of State of Play and Life on Mars,...

2009-08-09 23:01:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- BBC AMERICA's recent week of sci-fi gave the channel its best week ever. The week of July 20 saw the U.S. premiere of three key sci-fi titles - the five night miniseries Torchwood: Children of Earth, the first of four Doctor Who specials starring David Tennant, Doctor Who: Planet of the Dead and the latest buzz show from the UK Being Human. Torchwood: Children of Earth is BBC AMERICA's most successful series ever, reaching 3.3m in Live+SD across...

2009-07-24 16:22:35

British actor Matt Smith has begun shooting his first season as the titular character in TV's Doctor Who, the BBC said Friday. Smith, who is the 11th actor to play the Time Lord in the long-running British sci-fi series, takes over the part from Scottish actor David Tennant. The latest season of the science-fiction favorite is scheduled to start airing next spring. I feel very privileged and proud to be part of this iconic show, the BBC quoted Smith as saying after he arrived on the show's...

2009-07-20 11:28:24

A Torchwood miniseries, which picks up more than a year after the British TV show's second season ends, is to air in the United States, BBC America said. The five-part Torchwood: Children of Earth science-fiction miniseries is slated to run on consecutive nights, starting Monday. Show regulars John Barrowman, Eve Myles and Gareth David-Lloyd will reprise their respective alien-hunting roles of Captain Jack Harkness, Gwen Cooper and Ianto Jones in the latest Torchwood offering, which aired...

2009-06-01 01:02:00

U.S. Premieres of Torchwood: Children of Earth, Doctor Who: Planet of the Dead and Being Human to Air in HD NEW YORK, June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- BBC Worldwide launches BBC AMERICA HD on July 20 with the high-definition simulcast of BBC AMERICA. BBC AMERICA HD kicks off with an extraordinary week of sci-fi U.S. premieres - the return of the channel's highest rated series, Torchwood, the latest Doctor Who special, Planet of the Dead, the BBC AMERICA co-production, Being Human and the thrilling...

2009-05-30 13:09:57

Karen Gillan, a relatively unknown 21-year-old actress, says she is thrilled to have been chosen as a cast member for the British TV series Doctor Who. Gillan said she is excited to become part of the massive phenomenon that is Doctor Who by playing the partner of the newest time lord, actor Matt Smith, The Daily Telegraph reported Friday. I am absolutely over the moon at being chosen to play the doctor's new companion, Gillan said. The show is such a massive phenomenon that I can't quite...

2009-05-29 08:49:56

Scottish actor David Tennant has signed on to reprise the title role he played on stage in Hamlet in a BBC television production of the drama. Best known for his portrayal of TV's Doctor Who, Tennant was credited for drawing large audiences to the Royal Shakespeare Company's 2008-09 staging of Hamlet. However, the actor missed numerous performances after the show moved from Stratford-Upon-Avon to London's West End because he had to undergo, then recuperate from back surgery. BBC Two...

2009-02-11 12:00:25

The 11th Doctor Who, newcomer Matt Smith, has signed a multiyear contract with the BBC worth more than $1 million over the life of the pact. The 26-year-old actor signed a contract worth roughly $287,000 a year for five years, The Daily Telegraph reported Wednesday, to play the Timelord after David Tennant leaves the popular science fiction program. The contract comes as the British broadcaster begins to shed larger contracts amid a lousy economic climate and controversy over Jonathan Ross,...


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