Doctor Who

The BBC has renewed Doctor Who for an eighth season, the company announced in conjunction with Saturday's Season 7 finale.

"The show's lead writer and executive producer, Steven Moffat, has revealed he's already plotting a brand new run of adventures for the Doctor," according to an announcement on the BBC's website.

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But fans won't have to wait until Season 8 kicks off to see more of the Doctor. The show will celebrate its 50th anniversary on Nov. 23 with a 3D special featuring current and former stars Matt Smith, Jenna-Louise Coleman, David Tennant, Billie Piper, John Hurt and more.

Later this year, the BBC will also air An Adventure in Space and Time, a movie that examines the history and creation of Doctor Who. And the show will also continue the annual tradition of airing a Christmas special around the holidays, according to the BBC.