Doctor Who


doctor-who-series-8Status: Returning, 11th Season Airs 2018
Timeslot: Saturdays 9 PM EST
Premiere: 2018
Network: BBC America (BBC in Britain)
Starring: Peter Capaldi, Jodie Whittaker
Series Website: www.bbcamerica.com/doctor-who

Note: This series is a British import and its success is more heavily determined by its performance in its home country.

Description: The continuing adventures of the Gallifreyan Time Lord known as the Doctor who from time to time regenerates into a new incarnation. He travels through time and space in his TARDIS (Time and Relative Dimension in Space) with various, ever-changing companions and does battle with threats to the universe.

Status: (Update: 7/19/17) Jodie Whittaker has been announced as the new Doctor, the first female to play the lead role in the series. She previously paired up with 10th Doctor David Tennant on the crime drama Broadchurch. A Christmas Special is set for this coming December, and that will have Peter Capaldi’s last appearance as the Doctor. After that, Whittaker will take over the role starting with the show’s eleventh season.

Season to Date (StD) U.S. Ratings Results:

Air Date Airings Live+SD Rtg StD Avg Tot Vwrs (M) Live+7 Rtg Status
12/25/16 1 0.5 0.5 1.1 n/a Renewed
4/15/17 2 0.3 0.4 0.9 0.7 Renewal Likely
4/22/17 3 0.3 0.3 0.8 0.6 Renewal Likely
4/29/17 4 0.2 0.3 0.6 n/a Renewal Likely
5/6/17 5 0.2 0.3 0.6 n/a Renewal Likely
5/13/17 6 0.2 0.3 0.5 0.5 Renewal Likely
5/20/17 7 0.2 0.3 0.6 0.5 Renewal Likely
5/27/17 8 0.2 0.2 0.6 0.6 Renewal Likely
6/3/17 9 0.2 0.2 0.6 0.5 Renewal Likely
6/10/17 10 0.2 0.2 0.5 n/a Renewal Likely
6/17/17 11 0.2 0.2 0.5 n/a Renewal Likely
6/24/17 12 0.2 0.2 0.5 n/a Renewal Likely
7/1/17 13 0.2 0.2 0.7 n/a Renewal Likely

2015-16 Season U.S. Ratings Results:

Air Date Airings Live+SD Rtg StD Avg Tot Vwrs (MM) Live+7 Rtg Cancel Alert
9/19/15 1 0.9 0.9 2.0 n/a Low
9/26/15 2 0.4 0.6 1.1 n/a Low
10/3/15 3 0.3 0.5 1.0 0.7 Low
10/10/15 4 0.4 0.5 0.9 n/a Low
10/17/15 5 0.3 0.4 0.9 n/a Low
10/24/15 6 0.4 0.4 1.0 n/a Low
10/31/15 7 0.2 0.4 0.6 n/a Low
11/7/15 8 0.4 0.4 0.9 n/a Low
11/14/15 9 0.2 0.4 0.6 n/a Low
11/21/15 10 0.3 0.4 0.8 n/a Low
11/28/15 11 0.3 0.4 0.9 n/a Low
12/5/15 12 0.3 0.4 0.9 n/a Low
12/25/15 13 0.5 0.4 1.2 n/a Renewed

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2 thoughts on “Doctor Who

  1. will

    from what i can see Dr who will start with a Christmas special 2016 and new series in 2017

    Reply
    1. admin Post author

      Thanks for the info. Wasn’t quite certain about that.

      Reply

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