The BBC has announced that the eleventh series of Doctor Who will premiere in October on a new night. The show, which is now in its eleventh year and stars Jodie Whittaker as the first female incarnation of The Doctor, will air on Sundays instead of Saturdays for the first time since it returned to TV screens in 2005. This change was made to make room for other programs such as Call The Midwife and Poldark, but fans are not happy with this decision. Some have even threatened to boycott the show if it moves from Saturday nights.
On October 19, the new ‘Doctor Who’ season will premiere on a different night.
New Doctor, new night. For the first time since 2005, Doctor Who will air on Sunday nights instead of Saturday. The Doctor’s first female, Jodie Whittaker, will appear in the series’ 11th season, which begins on October 7.
The BBC has announced that the new season of Dancing With the Stars will premiere on October 7, 2018, around the world. The cast has also revealed the name of the first episode, which will be called “The Woman Who Fell to Earth.”
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After airing on Saturdays for most of its history, this is the first time that will air on any night other than Saturday since the show resumed in 2005, and it may be the first time in the program’s 55-year existence — save for a Christmas special or two. Because the show was originally created as an educational program to teach children history and science through sci-fi, it has been inextricably linked to that Saturday block. Naturally, the show’s format has altered considerably since then, especially because New Who brought the series to a worldwide stage, but it is still regarded as a family program in the U.K.
It’s a fresh start for, which is now led by its first woman Doctor, as well as the most diverse cast to date. The first trailer, which debuted on Twitter today, is a breath of fresh air after the long (and convoluted) reign of Steven Moffat, who directed the series for six years after Russell T. Davies, who oversaw the revival in 2005.
once in the afternoon and again at prime time.
So, we’ve only got a month left. There’s plenty of time to marathon the previous ten seasons of New Who or watch Whittaker’s 13th Doctor in the upcoming anthology collection, which is out this month. Allons-y! Er — Geronimo! You get the gist.