Thursday 11 November 2010

UK Broadcasting Coverage, 5th-19th November 2010

The 8th November saw the release of the Doctor Who Series 5 Boxed Set, with Matt Smith and Karen Gillan on hand to promote it:

Daybreak, ITV1, Monday 8th November, ~8:05am
Available to watch on the ITV website

The Fearne Cotton Show, BBC Radio One, Monday 8th November
Available on the BBC iplayer (Chapter One) until 15th November

The Steve Wright Show, BBC Radio Two, Tuesday 9th November
Available on the BBC iplayer until 16th November, plus separate clip

Last week also saw controversy over a question on Doctor Who during Channel 4's The Million Pound Drop (see our news item) - the episode in question is currently available to view on the 4od service.

Offline, Wales Today covered the announcement of Menna Richards leaving BBC Wales, mentioning Doctor Who a number of times (which of course returned to our screens during her tenure as Director).

Some other Doctor Who related programmes are due for broadcast next week:

Inside Out, BBC1 West Midlands, Monday 15th November, 7:30pm
The show will feature an item on Delia Derbyshire, the original arranger for the Doctor Who theme tune.

Children in Need 50 Greatest Moments, BBC3, Tuesday 16th November, 8:00pm
A countdown of the best moments from Children in Need over the years, with the Top 20 reached, featuring Time Crash. (Programme Link).

Children in Need, BBC1/HD, Friday 19th November, from 7:00pm
It's the night itself, and we can expect a special preview of the upcoming Christmas Special, from around 8:30pm. (Children in Need site)

You can also find The Sarah Jane Adventures available to watch for the next couple of weeks:
The Nightmare Man: Part One, Part Two
The Vault of Secrets: Part One, Part Two
Death of the Doctor: Part One, Part Two
The Empty Planet: Part One, Part Two
Lost in Time: Part One, Part Two
Goodbye, Sarah Jane Smith: Part One, Part Two (from next week)

Sarah Jane's Alien Files are available for around three weeks:
1. The Trickster, The Graske
2. The Entity, Eve, Ship
3. The Bane, Sontarans
4. The Slitheen, Blathereen
5. The Berserkers, Mona Lisa
6. Judoon, Mister Dread, Androvax (from next week)

Doctor Who itself continues to be broadcast on BBC3, with the most recent being the Series Three episode Utopia. For a full list of Doctor Who broadcasts for the week visit This Week In Doctor Who.

Television programmes may not be accessible from outside the United Kingdom.