Thursday 24 March 2011

BBC America Press Release: April 2011 Highlights

BBC America have released information on forthcoming programmes for April 2011, which also covers the premier of Doctor Who on the 23rd April, plus associated programmes on the show:


Doctor Who is coming to America in a spectacular two-part season premiere on BBC AMERICA. The mysterious time traveler, the Doctor (Matt Smith), and his companions Amy (Karen Gillan) and Rory (Arthur Darvill), find themselves on a secret summons that takes them on an adventure from the desert in Utah - right to the Oval Office in1969. More details will be revealed in the coming weeks about this two-parter penned by ‘Who supremo’ Steven Moffat (Sherlock) and featuring guest star Mark Sheppard (Supernatural, Battlestar Galactica). Also set to return this season, Alex Kingston (ER, Flash Forward), as the irrepressible River Song. Part One of the Doctor Who premiere event airs Saturday, April 23, 9:00p.m. ET/PT


Countdown to the premiere of season six of Doctor Who with a special look back at all the best places, people and moments from season five. This hour-long special recaps the key happenings from season five and prepares viewers for the highly-anticipated premiere of season six. Doctor Who Rewindpremieres Saturday, April 23, 8p.m. ET/PT


BBC AMERICA takes you behind the scenes of Doctor Who’s dramatic sixth season in this all-new special. Go inside the most highly-anticipated season of Doctor Who yet, with an exclusive look at the making of the season that will leave everyone talking. Doctor Who in America premieres Saturday, April 30, 10p.m. ET/PT