Trailer Park: DOCTOR WHO – ‘Time of the Doctor’ Christmas Special

Orbiting a quiet backwater planet, the massed forces of the universe’s deadliest species gather, drawn to a mysterious message that echoes out to the stars.  And amongst them – the Doctor.  Rescuing Clara from a family Christmas dinner, the Time Lord and his best friend must learn what this enigmatic signal means for his own fate and that of the universe. Doctor Who returns to BBC AMERICA on Wednesday, December 25 at 9:00pm ET/PT. [Read more…]

DOCTOR WHO: Is Matt Smith the 13th Doctor?

After this past weekend’s phenomenal 50th anniversary DOCTOR WHO special “The Day of the Doctor,” which clarified that John Hurt’s portrayal of The Doctor was indeed one of thirteen regenerations, wild speculations arose as to whether Matt Smith could actually be the 13th Doctor. In fact, the Blastr article: “Confused? Moffat addresses all those Who regeneration limit questions” offered an intriguing analysis based on executive producer Steven Moffat’s recent statements in support of the theory.

With DOCTOR WHO spanning 50 years, it has been tricky to track all the regenerations. But when examined in detail, Matt Smith as the 13th Doctor theory holds up. Here are the known regenerations of The Doctor: [Read more…]

Video: Inside Steven Moffat’s Search for the Next DOCTOR WHO

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Curious for clues as to who may be confirmed as the new DOCTOR WHO during a live special broadcast on BBC?. Never fear theTVaddict.com is here. Here that is with a recently shot interview with the man responsible for choosing the previous three Doctors, executive Producer Steven Moffat. But just what did he have to say about what he looks for in a new Doctor, not to mention the secret ingredient every potential Doctor must have? See for yourself, after the jump. [Read more…]

TCA 2013: BBC America Expands Its Wondrous World of Dark Dramas and Sensational Sci-Fi/Fantasy Series

Over a decade in the making, BBC America has finally hit its stride with an all-star slate of original programming that has caught the American television audience’s attention.  In addition to fan-favorite DOCTOR WHO, BBC America has been slowly building up its programming with original series, such as: ORPHAN BLACK, COPPER, RIPPER STREET, LUTHER, IN THE FLESH, BEING HUMAN, BROADCHURCH, and its new series ATLANTIS. Between its Wednesday night Dramaville and its Supernatural Saturdays, BBC America has become a destination channel for fans seeking thought-provoking, gritty, intriguing and vastly entertaining television shows. [Read more…]

TCA 2013: 10 Newsy TV Tidbits We’re Already Excited About!

This week, theTVaddict.com’s Senior West Coast Correspondent extraordinaire Tiffany Vogt [Pictured above] has the unenviable task* of covering the summer portion of the bi-annual 2013 Television Critics Association Press Tour. Which means, when she isn’t busy hobnobbing at an endless array of cocktail parties and pressing the flesh with some of your favorite (and what the networks and studios certainly hope are soon-to-be-favorite) shows, she’s busy “working.” Case in point, this just filed report direct from the ballroom at the beautiful Beverly Hilton Hotel [Editor’s Note: It’s tough work, but somebody’s gotta do it!] See for yourself, after the jump. [Read more…]

Comic Con Quickie: DOCTOR WHO Stars Matt Smith and Jenna-Louise Coleman Reflect on Smith’s Imminent Exit from the Iconic Role and Tease the Upcoming Fifth Year

Couldn’t make it to sunny San Diego for the annual pop culture confab that is Comic Con? Never fear… theTVaddict.com is here. Here that is with some fantastic video interviews courtesy of our West Coast Correspondents Tiffany Vogt, Jennifer Schadel, Genevieve Collins, and Sarah Stephens. All of whom risked life and limb to get you up close and personal with your favorite [or soon-to-be favorite] television talent. Case in point, this just shot interview with the stars of DOCTOR WHO. Namely, Matt Smith and Jenna-Louise Coleman who reflect on Smith’s imminent exit from the iconic role while teasing the upcoming fifth season. See for yourself, after the jump. [Read more…]

It’s Official: Matt Smith to Check Out of DOCTOR WHO

PRESS RELEASE: The BBC is today announcing that Matt Smith is to leave Doctor Who after four incredible years on the hit show. Matt first stepped into the TARDIS in 2010 and will leave the role at the end of this year after starring in the unmissable 50th Anniversary in November and regenerating in the Christmas special. During his time as the Doctor, Matt has reached over 30 million unique UK viewers and his incarnation has seen the show go truly global. He was also the first actor to be nominated for a BAFTA in the role. Doctor Who is BBC AMERICA’s highest-rated series and premieres as part of the channel’s Supernatural Saturday programming block. [Read more…]

DOCTOR WHO Redux: The Mystery of ‘The Name of The Doctor’

There is no greater mystery in DOCTOR WHO than the name of The Doctor (Matt Smith).  That is until The Doctor met Clara Oswald (Jenna Louise Coleman) – “The  Impossible Girl” who kept dying on him.  As the show’s seventh season comes to an end this Saturday, fans are going to be wondering which of the two massive mysteries will DOCTOR WHO answer.  Given the unlikelihood that a show that has been on for over 50 years would choose to reveal it’s grand mystery as to The Doctor’s identity, it is more likely that we will instead find out how it is possible for Clara Oswald to keep popping up in The Doctor’s life.   But it will be a shame if they do for it has provided a grand mystery for the past season.   [Read more…]