Doctor Who Will Stream on Disney+ With Goal of Becoming a 'Global Franchise'

The move is timed to the BBC series' 60th anniversary

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Iconic British science fiction series Doctor Who will move to Disney+ in a deal between the BBC and Disney Branded Television, with the aim of transforming it into “a global franchise.”

The series, which will be 60 years old in 2023, will see Disney+ become the exclusive home for Doctor Who’s new seasons outside of the U.K. and Ireland.

The show, which will begin airing on the BBC November 2023 and come to Disney+ soon afterward, will also see the return of showrunner Russell T.



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