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Inside Peter Capaldi's Wild First Season of Doctor Who

Peter Capaldi remembers the car that came to his London home last August to drive him to the live TV special that revealed him to be Doctor Who's newest star. Because it only took him to a parking lot. "Like in a cheap British spy movie, I was dropped off and told to wait for another car to pick me up," says the actor, whose first full episode in the title role is the Season 8 premiere, airing August 23. "Then I was put in the backseat, covered in a blanket, and taken away to become the Doctor. This is a true story."

Here's the thing about Doctor Who: Its hero is a time-traveling alien (species: Time Lord) who periodically regenerates into a whole new being. Many actors have portrayed the "numbered" Docs — First...  Read Full Article

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Free | BBC America Aired: 5/19/2013

Spoiler alert! Re-watch the shocking final moments of the 'Doctor Who' season finale.

Free | BBC America Aired: 8/12/2012

Between the TARDIS from 'Doctor Who', the Delorean from 'Back to the Future' or the Hot Tub Time Machine, which one is the coolest? Watch the folks in 'The Timey-Wimey of Doctor Who' special tell you their answers.

Free | BBC America Aired: 6/9/2011

How does Matt Smith feel playing an angry Doctor? To find out, watch these exclusive behind-the-scenes interviews with star Matt Smith and Executive Producer/Lead Writer Steven Moffat for another inside look at the making of A Good Man Goes to War. Don't miss all-new episodes of Doctor Who on Saturdays at 9/8c!

Free | Xfinity Posted: 8/28/2014

Uneven cult British television series that began in the 1960s in which the Time Lord travels the galaxy.

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Inside Peter Capaldi's Wild First Season of Doctor Who

Peter Capaldi remembers the car that came to his London home last August to drive him to the live TV special that revealed him to be Doctor Who's newest star. Because it only took him to a parking lot. "Like in a cheap British spy movie, I was dropped off and told to wait for another car to pick me up," says the actor, whose first full episode in the title role is the Season 8 premiere, airing August 23. "Then I was put in the backseat, covered in a blanket, and taken away to become the Doctor. This is a true story."

Here's the thing about Doctor Who: Its hero is a time-traveling alien (species: Time Lord) who periodically regenerates into a whole new being. Many actors have portrayed the "numbered" Docs — First... read more

Doctor Who Is Headed to the Big Screen

You won't need a TARDIS too meet up with the new Doctor!

BBC America announced Thursday that the long-running sci-fi series Doctor Who is headed to the big screen in celebration of Season 8, the first starring Peter Capaldi as the titular Doctor.

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Doctor Who Trailer: Meet the New Doctor!

What could be more exciting than the final match of the 2014 World Cup? A new Doctor Who trailer, of course.

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BBC to the Internet: Please Don’t Read Those Leaked Doctor Who Scripts

I bet the BBC wishes they had a TARDIS right about now.

Several scripts from Doctor Who's upcoming eighth season, the first starring Peter Capaldi in the famous role of the time-traveling alien, have made their way to the Internet, according to the Radio Times.

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Dynasty, Doctor Who Actress Kate O'Mara Dies at 74

British actress Kate O'Mara, best known for her roles on Dynasty and Doctor Who, has died, according to The Associated Press. She was 74.

O'Mara died in a nursing home in England after fighting a short illness, her agent told the AP.

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Premiered: November 23, 1963, on BBC ONE
Rating: TV-PG
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Premise: A cult favorite about the journeys through the universe of a time-traveling eccentric, a cultural icon who has been portrayed by more than a half dozen actors since the show's 1963 debut on the BBC. The campy sci-fi fantasy developed an equally fanatical following when it was syndicated in the U.S. in the late 1970s, mostly on PBS.

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