Wednesday 13 July 2011

Article Roundup (Doctor Who) 10th-13th July 2011

BBC Worldwide have revealed that Doctor Who has been its best performing brand in the last year; meanwhile stories from the series are being available to 'rent' from Facebook. It also turns out that being a fan of Doctor Who is no longer considered odd, as a survey reveals that the show is now the favourite television programme on average!

Series Coverage
ATV Today(13th) - Doctor Who one of BBC Worldwide's biggest selling shows
Telegraph(12th) - Doctor Who drives BBC Worldwide profits
Guardian(12th) - Doctor Who BBC Worldwide's biggest-selling TV show internationally
Digital Spy(12th) - 'Doctor Who, 'Top Gear' earn BBC Worldwide record profits
Thinq(12th) - Doctor Who pips Top Gear as BBC's biggest brand
Express(10th) - Doctor Who is 'safe'
Ecouterre(10th) - BBC Angers Scots With Chinese Knockoff of “Doctor Who” Harris Tweed Jacket

Doctor Who Experience
Wales Online(13th) - Cost of bringing Doctor Who Experience to Cariff revealed

BBC America(12th) - Play Doctor Who’s Clues QR Scavenger Hunt – and Win ‘Who’-mazing Prizes!
Buzz Focus(12th) - Comic Con 2011 – Hot TV and Movie Panels to Attend on Thursday
Cosmic Book News(10th) - SDCC 2011: Exclusive Doctor Who footage to be shown
Examiner(10th) - San Diego Comic Con 2011: Full Sunday schedule available
Hollywood Reporter(10th) - Comic-Con 2011: Sunday's TV Highlights Include 'Glee,' 'Supernatural,' and 'Dr. Who'
Coming Soon(10th) - SDCC: The Sunday, July 24 Comic-Con Schedule
io9(10th) - The Comic-Con Sunday schedule: Supernatural and Doctor Who take over Hall H

Local Events
Diss Express(13th) - Tons to do at A Day Out in Laxfield

Den of Geek(12th) - New British movie Tower Block confirmed (James Moran)
After Elton(11th) - Just What the Hell is Russell T Davies' "Cucumber" Going to be About Anyway?
LezGetReal(11th) - Russell Davis Working On New Gay Centered Series
Star Observer [AU](11th) - Queer as Folk creator gets new series (Russell T Davies)
Inside Blip(10th) - 'Queer As Folk' Creator Returns With New Series
Pink News(8th) - Russell T Davies ‘writing new show about gay men’
What's on TV(11th) - Peter: 'Why must all good ideas turn into soaps?' (Peter Davison)
Express(10th) - Lure of the Law for Peter (Peter Davison)

Popstar(12th) - Doctor Who - Episode 5.04: "The Time of Angels"
Shadowlocked(11th) - Doctor Who Complete Reviews: Human Nature

TV Scoop(13th) - Pictures of the day. Dr Who’s Daleks on Westminster Bridge
Blastr(12th) - Schoolgirl's stolen TARDIS restored thanks to Internet
io9(12th) - The Time the Inventors of the C Programming Language Guest-Starred on Doctor Who
Register(13th) - Beeb flogs Doctor Who episodes via Facebook
The Sun(13th) - Spacebook for Doctor Who fans
Brand-E(13th) - Doctor Who streams on Facebook
Wired(12th) - BBC Kicks Off Facebook TV Rentals With Classic Doctor Who
Marketing Week(12th) - BBC Worldwide to use Facebook Credits for Doctor Who rentals
The Drum(12th) - Facebook users able to rent Doctor Who episodes
Silicon Republic(12th) - BBC Worldwide to air Doctor Who episodes on Facebook
Mashable(12th) - Doctor Who Episodes Now Available To Buy & Stream on Facebook
All Facebook(12th) - Dr. Who Fans, Get Those Facebook Credits Ready
Fast Company(12th) - Doctor Who Time Warps To Facebook's VOD
BBC America(12th) - Doctor Who’s Day Roundup: Facebook to Rent Out ‘Doctor Who’ Episodes
The Next Web(12th) - BBC Worldwide offers Doctor Who episodes on Facebook
BBC Radio 1(12th) - Doctor Who to be made available to rent on Facebook
SFX(12th) - Watch Doctor Who Via Facebook
Belfast Telegraph(12th) - Dr Who available for Facebook rent
Metro(12th) - Doctor Who fans now able to rent classic episodes from Facebook
South Wales Guardian(12th) - Dr Who available for Facebook rent
Coventry Telegraph(12th) - Doctor Who episodes offered in new Facebook rental scheme
Body Odd(12th) - Spiderphobes spot the bugs first, study shows
TV Overmind(11th) - Doctor Who and the Daleks to Appear on Ricky Gervais Comedy Life's Too Short?
BBC America(11th) - How To Dress Like The Fourth Doctor
Technabob(11th) - TARDIS Socks: No Bigger on the Inside than Out, Still Bigger at the Calf than Ankle
Daily Mail(11th) - A Ford Focus and a fish supper on Friday? You're Mr Average (and Dr Who is probably your favourite show)
The Sun(11th) - 'Census' sheds lights on families
Telegraph(10th) - The average family: rising at three minutes to seven, spaghetti on Monday
Bleeding Cool(10th) - And Finally… Jenny And Madam Vastra Vs Cybermen In Japan
Chicago Sun-Times(10th) - Lincoln Park teen charged in Millennium Park bomb scare

Related Items
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Variety(12th) - BBC Worldwide reports record profits
Standard(12th) - BBC pays 274 stars six-figure salary