BBC America has just released all the details for the Doctor Who takeover week, which begins August 18th! In addition to the big premiere on August 23rd, there will be specials, marathons, and more!
1. Comedian and Doctor Who superfan Chris Hardwick will host Doctor Who: Live Pre-Show at 7:30 p.m. ET and Doctor Who: After Who Live at 11 p.m. ET following the premiere of Intruderson August 23. The pre-show and post-show will feature an array of guests in the studio including writer and actor Mark Gatiss along with exclusive behind-the-scenes footage.
2. In the lead up to Doctor Who’s new season, BBC AMERICA will premiere a series of specials including Doctor Who: The Ultimate Companion on Saturday, August 16 at 9 p.m. ET followed byThe Real History of Science Fiction: Time at 10 p.m. ET and Doctor Who: The Ultimate Time Lord on Monday, August 18, 10 p.m. ET.
3. The Doctor Who Takeover Week marathon will kick off Monday, August 18 at 8 a.m. ET. Starting August 6, BBCAmerica.com will give fans a chance to vote for their favorite Doctor Who episodes – the top selections of this “Make Your Own Sunday” poll will run in a BBC AMERICA marathon on Sunday, August 24. (Ice cream not provided.)
Visit BBC America for complete takeover week details!