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‘Doctor Who’s New Doctor to be Unveiled in Live Special Sunday on BBC AMERICA (2pm EDT/11 am PDT)
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Posted on 08/04/2013 7:38:41 AM PDT by Perdogg

DOCTOR WHO LIVE: THE NEXT DOCTOR SPECIAL TO AIR LIVE THIS SUNDAY ON BBC AMERICA

What: The next Doctor of BBC AMERICA’s hit series Doctor Who will be announced during a live special this Sunday afternoon.

When: Sunday, August 4, 2 pm ET LIVE on BBC AMERICA and BBC One in the U.K.

Who: Widely regarded as one of the most hotly contested roles in British television, the special’s host Zoe Ball will unveil the Twelfth Doctor in their first-ever interview in front of a live studio audience. The half-hour show will include live special guests, Doctors old and new, as well as companions and celebrity fans. Current Doctor Matt Smith and lead writer and executive producer Steven Moffat will both give interviews in the special.

Steven Moffat says: “The decision is made and the time has come to reveal who’s taking over the TARDIS. For the last of the Time Lords, the clock is striking twelve.”

Matt Smith will make his penultimate appearance in the 50th Anniversary special on Saturday, November 23, and his Eleventh Doctor will regenerate in the Christmas Special. Doctor Who is produced by BBC Cymru Wales.


TOPICS: Chit/Chat; Music/Entertainment; TV/Movies
KEYWORDS: 12thdoctor; doctorwho; drwho; scifi; thedoctor
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1 posted on 08/04/2013 7:38:41 AM PDT by Perdogg
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To: randita; Old Sarge; Phsstpok; zeugma; ShadowAce; Peanut Gallery; Professional Engineer; ...

Dr Who ping


2 posted on 08/04/2013 7:41:00 AM PDT by Perdogg (Cruz-Paul 2016)
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To: Perdogg
Interesting collection of possibilities on TVGuide.com.

Doctor Who: Who Should Be the Next Doctor?

They also list some pro's and con's for each possibility. [I mentioned Andrew Potts, the person in the last photo, when I first heard Matt Smith was leaving.]
3 posted on 08/04/2013 7:43:53 AM PDT by TomGuy (.)
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To: Perdogg

I will be VERY curious as to the identity of Twelve, and the direction in which the adventure will take.


4 posted on 08/04/2013 7:44:25 AM PDT by Old Sarge (My "KMA List" is growing daily...)
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To: Perdogg

50 years of Dr Who.
Just Wow.


5 posted on 08/04/2013 7:44:36 AM PDT by mylife (Ted Cruz understands the law, and he does not fear the unlawful.)
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To: Perdogg

after 12 regenerations, he’s gonna need another body...why not Clara aka Jenna Louise-Coleman? She’s traveled his tieline and the memories would be intact...


6 posted on 08/04/2013 7:55:46 AM PDT by Homer1
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To: mylife

Back in the day ...

Doctor Who was on PBS, but I lived in some areas that would get only 1 or 2 TV channels. So, I never really got into the Doctor Who craze.

I got cable in late 2002. I watched a program called Special Unit 2. It was an off-shoot of the Men in Black genre — aliens living among us. Then, I heard about Torchwood, which was similar. I started watching it. It revealed a lot about the Doctor Who history.

I also started watching the Sarah Jane Adventures [kid show but still entertaining], which were more of the aliens among us. [I didn’t know it at the time, but Sarah Jane was one of the companions in the old Doctor Who series.]

From all that, I got interested in Doctor Who (the newly revised series with David Tennant) which was running on the SciFi channel. I went back to the start of the renewal with Christopher Eccleston and began watching.

Considering the state of science fiction on TV and in the movies, the Doctor Who series is better than most.


7 posted on 08/04/2013 7:57:35 AM PDT by TomGuy (.)
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To: Old Sarge

They’ve already disclosed it on British TV. I can tell you if you want to know.


8 posted on 08/04/2013 7:57:50 AM PDT by vbmoneyspender
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To: TomGuy

Christopher Eccleston is still my favorite Dr


9 posted on 08/04/2013 8:01:31 AM PDT by mylife (Ted Cruz understands the law, and he does not fear the unlawful.)
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To: TomGuy

Interesting lineup.

I like the ideas of Natalia Tena and Andrew Potts, as well.

Rupert Grint!? The Doctor is a ginger at last - and a Weasley...


10 posted on 08/04/2013 8:04:58 AM PDT by Old Sarge (My "KMA List" is growing daily...)
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To: Perdogg
‘Doctor Who’s New Doctor to be Unveiled in Live Special Sunday on BBC AMERICA (2pm EDT/10am PDT)

There's now a four hour difference between Eastern and Pacific time zones? Did California move even further to the left when we weren't looking? :-)

11 posted on 08/04/2013 8:12:54 AM PDT by KarlInOhio (This message has been recorded but not approved by Obama's StasiNet. Read it at your peril.)
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To: KarlInOhio

SNORT.

I need a new keyboard.


12 posted on 08/04/2013 8:20:07 AM PDT by Professional Engineer (I am not cynical. /s)
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To: Perdogg

WHO cares? < /wiseguy response >


13 posted on 08/04/2013 8:31:18 AM PDT by JimRed (Excise the cancer before it kills us; feed &water the Tree of Liberty! TERM LIMITS, NOW & FOREVER!)
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To: Homer1

I think I watched the whole season...but your mention of Clara made me wonder if I missed something. Did they ever disclose who Clara really was and how she had “died” more than once? If they did, I missed it :)


14 posted on 08/04/2013 8:47:20 AM PDT by memyselfandi59
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To: KarlInOhio

Obviously a typo. Should be PST, not PDT...


15 posted on 08/04/2013 8:55:58 AM PDT by Calvin Locke
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To: memyselfandi59

“Did they ever disclose who Clara really was and how she had “died” more than once? If they did, I missed it :)”


Last episode of the season, when John Hurt was revealed. You really need to see this. It explains how Claire lived and died in the earlier episodes, and became an impossibility, that became possible.


16 posted on 08/04/2013 9:52:45 AM PDT by Yulee (Village of Albion)
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To: Perdogg

this is going to be very anti-clmactic isn’t it?


17 posted on 08/04/2013 10:33:35 AM PDT by GeronL
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To: Calvin Locke

Current time in Los Angeles, CA

11:01:32 AM

08/04/2013 · Pacific Daylight Time


18 posted on 08/04/2013 11:01:47 AM PDT by Perdogg (Cruz-Paul 2016)
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To: Calvin Locke; KarlInOhio
Obviously a typo. Should be PST, not PDT...

Cover all the bases, and call it PTSD...

19 posted on 08/04/2013 11:01:48 AM PDT by Old Sarge (My "KMA List" is growing daily...)
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To: Old Sarge

PTSDGBLQ


20 posted on 08/04/2013 11:02:33 AM PDT by GeronL
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To: Perdogg

21 posted on 08/04/2013 11:02:58 AM PDT by Old Sarge (My "KMA List" is growing daily...)
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To: Perdogg

Peter Davison (5th Doctor) on now. David Tennant’s father-in-law.

:-)


22 posted on 08/04/2013 11:08:44 AM PDT by ConjunctionJunction
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To: ConjunctionJunction

What happened to Matt Smith’s hair???


23 posted on 08/04/2013 11:11:25 AM PDT by ConjunctionJunction
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To: ConjunctionJunction

He’s shooting a movie in LA now.


24 posted on 08/04/2013 11:17:30 AM PDT by Hillarys Gate Cult (Liberals make unrealistic demands on reality and reality doesn't oblige them.)
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To: Hillarys Gate Cult

They still make movies in LA?


25 posted on 08/04/2013 11:18:21 AM PDT by GeronL
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To: Perdogg

Cannot access the live stream. It is swamped.


26 posted on 08/04/2013 11:19:55 AM PDT by backwoods-engineer (Blog: www.BackwoodsEngineer.com)
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To: GeronL

Some studio parts. Locations for this one one are oddly enough in Detroit but it’s not a war or wasteland movie.


27 posted on 08/04/2013 11:22:39 AM PDT by Hillarys Gate Cult (Liberals make unrealistic demands on reality and reality doesn't oblige them.)
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To: Perdogg

Peter Capaldi.


28 posted on 08/04/2013 11:27:30 AM PDT by ConjunctionJunction
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To: Hillarys Gate Cult

Peter Capaldi!


29 posted on 08/04/2013 11:27:39 AM PDT by Perdogg (Cruz-Paul 2016)
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To: Perdogg

http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0134922/


30 posted on 08/04/2013 11:28:41 AM PDT by Hillarys Gate Cult (Liberals make unrealistic demands on reality and reality doesn't oblige them.)
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To: ConjunctionJunction

He is neither gay nor a Muslim.


31 posted on 08/04/2013 11:29:01 AM PDT by Perdogg (Cruz-Paul 2016)
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To: Perdogg

Peter Capaldi at IMDB:

http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0134922/?ref_=rvi_nm


32 posted on 08/04/2013 11:29:28 AM PDT by ConjunctionJunction
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To: Perdogg

LOL!


33 posted on 08/04/2013 11:30:12 AM PDT by ConjunctionJunction
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To: Hillarys Gate Cult

what kind if tax credit did they get to put it there?


34 posted on 08/04/2013 11:34:26 AM PDT by GeronL
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To: memyselfandi59

The modern day Clara stepped into the rip in space-time that was left after the Doctor’s final death, trying to save him from the “Great Intelligence” creature that stepped in and started killing him at all points in his life.
She then was recreated over and over again through time, creating multiple Claras that we’ve seen over the show.


35 posted on 08/04/2013 11:38:51 AM PDT by tbw2
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To: Perdogg

Capaldi is a great choice.


36 posted on 08/04/2013 11:50:46 AM PDT by the scotsman (i)
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To: ConjunctionJunction; Perdogg
Wow, that was fast! They've already updated Wikipedia!

And in the movie "World War Z", he played a W.H.O. doctor - ironic?

37 posted on 08/04/2013 11:51:42 AM PDT by Old Sarge (My "KMA List" is growing daily...)
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To: Old Sarge
And in the movie "World War Z", he played a W.H.O. doctor - ironic?

I saw that. Very ironic!

38 posted on 08/04/2013 11:52:58 AM PDT by ConjunctionJunction
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To: Perdogg

I liked him in the Fires of Pompeii, and he was the best part of Torchwood: Childrn of Earth.


39 posted on 08/04/2013 12:00:48 PM PDT by Tanniker Smith (Rome didn't fall in a day, either.)
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To: Perdogg; All

Not sure how to make this pic smaller:

https://twitter.com/DrWho247/status/364090348902944768/photo/1


40 posted on 08/04/2013 12:10:27 PM PDT by ConjunctionJunction
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To: Perdogg; All
Here we go:


41 posted on 08/04/2013 12:21:11 PM PDT by ConjunctionJunction
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To: Tanniker Smith

When I saw Torchwood and Pompeii, then the shoe dropped. A great choice!


42 posted on 08/04/2013 12:31:49 PM PDT by Old Sarge (My "KMA List" is growing daily...)
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To: ConjunctionJunction

He resembles Hartnell in many ways...only a younger version... hmmm...grow the hair out...whiten it... is the Doctor’s existence circular?

Shipes, now I’m sounding like all of the other Whovian speculators...


43 posted on 08/04/2013 1:13:15 PM PDT by Thorliveshere (Tais deau sá taghdedaul!)
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To: ConjunctionJunction

That screwdriver has got to go. Overcompensating much?

Just get a Frickin’ electric torch, why don’t you?


44 posted on 08/04/2013 4:10:45 PM PDT by Tanniker Smith (Rome didn't fall in a day, either.)
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To: Yulee

I’ll have to watch it, maybe I missed that one and that’s why I couldn’t figure it out.


45 posted on 08/04/2013 5:47:08 PM PDT by memyselfandi59
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To: tbw2

Thanks for the info.


46 posted on 08/04/2013 5:51:45 PM PDT by memyselfandi59
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To: Tanniker Smith

Looks good, i hope they tone down the romantic stuff.


47 posted on 08/04/2013 6:25:53 PM PDT by Mmogamer (I refudiate the lamestream media, leftists and their prevaricutions.)
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To: TomGuy

Wow, I followed exactly the same discovery process. Weird.


48 posted on 08/04/2013 10:39:26 PM PDT by Talisker (One who commands, must obey.)
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To: Mmogamer

Well, he’s old enough to be Jenna Louise Coleman’s father, so I hope so.


49 posted on 08/05/2013 11:31:35 AM PDT by Tanniker Smith (Rome didn't fall in a day, either.)
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