Topic: Doctor Who

Doctor Who on World Tour With New Star Peter Capaldi Fans get sneak peek of new series

British science fiction show Doctor Who is celebrating its 51th anniversary, 34th season, and the arrival of a new doctor with a seven-city world tour spanning five continents. The tour kicked…

August 11, 2014, 5:13 PM EDT

Doctor Who 50th Anniversary Special Breaks Records Show lands a Guinness entry for most simulcasts, tops BBC America's historic highs

UPDATE: NCM and BBC America released box office figures for the movie theater screenings: the 3D-enabled event took in gross receipts of some $4.77 from about 320,000 tickets for a…

November 25, 2013, 7:07 PM EST

Doctor Who Christmas Special Becomes BBC America's Top Telecast Durable sci-fi series turns 50 this year

As it approaches the half-century mark, it's looking like Doctor Who may be BBC America's biggest transcontinental success. The Christmas Day special got just under a 1 in the demo—the…

January 2, 2013, 3:03 PM EST

Cable Grows a Pair Zombie-loving young men aren't likely to opt for 'The Good Wife' over 'The Walking Dead'

Where, oh where is a broadcast show with some chest hair? Cable series are better bets for young men by a margin that seems to get wider every fall. There are…

September 10, 2012, 12:02 AM EDT

The 7 Best Nerds From the 'Doctor Who' Screening Show celebrates return to BBC America; fan evangelism boosts numbers

When you're a small network like BBC America, it's rare that you're able to do something like crash by offering tickets to see one of your shows in a…

August 29, 2012, 4:25 PM EDT

BBC America: Costumes, Yes; Drama, Yes; Buttoned-Up, No Upfront party features ad buyers climbing on trapezes

Where to begin? There were the trapeze artists, who perched on giant rings hung from the ceiling and stretched into improbable positions. There were the burlesque dancers, who took off…

April 20, 2012, 1:54 PM EDT

Doctor Who's Matt Smith
Information Diet: Matt Smith The football fan (that’s soccer to us) prefers the classiness of print over the speed of the Web but still has a fondness for his iPhone

What’s the first information you consume in the morning? The time from the alarm on my phone. What do you read or watch or listen to at the breakfast table? Always the paper.…

June 6, 2011, 6:27 AM EDT