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Peter Capaldi, Jenna Coleman, Karen Gillan, Arthur Darvill, David Tennant, Billie Piper, Paul Kasey, Freema Agyeman, Nicholas Briggs, Zaqi Ismail, Steven Robertson, Neil Fingleton, Ruari Mears, Matt Smith

Maisie Williams Set to Guest Star on 'Doctor Who'

March 31, 2015 03:03:14

When she isn't learning some sword skills, is going to time travel with . The Arya Stark of "" has landed a guest-starring role on the BBC hit series.

"We're thrilled to have Maisie Williams joining us on Doctor Who," says executive producer Steven Moffat. He won't reveal her character, but says that Williams' character "is going to challenge the Doctor in very unexpected ways." He goes on teasing, "This time he might just be out of his depth, and we know Maisie is going to give him exactly the right sort of hell."

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Jenna Coleman Confirms She Will Stay on 'Doctor Who' for Another Season

December 26, 2014 05:12:20

Jenna-Louise Coleman will continue to play Doctor's assistant Clara Oswald on "". The actress confirms to BBC News, "It's wonderful. I get a whole other series of stories with the Doctor and I couldn't walk away with the story being unresolved."

"There is so much more to do. I think they've finally just reached a point where they really understand each other," she adds. "The arrival of the 12th Doctor has just kind of dropped this whole bombshell and allowed the dynamic to totally change, so I think just when Clara was feeling more comfortable in the relationship, it has suddenly thrown something new up."

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Jenna Coleman Reportedly Decided Not to Quit 'Doctor Who'

November 29, 2014 09:11:47

The upcoming "" Christmas episode won't be a swan song for Clara Oswald. Following rumors that Jenna-Louise Coleman would leave the show after the holiday special, it's now reported that she has reversed decision to quit the series after the said outing.

The actress, who has played the Doctor's companion for two years, reportedly asked if she could stay for the first half of the new season and the show's bosses have agreed. They are said to have been thrilled by Coleman's decision, but no official word has been released by the show or the actress' camp.

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Peter Capaldi Confirmed to Return for 'Doctor Who' Season 9 and 10

November 18, 2014 03:11:56

will carry on the torch as the 12th incarnation of for at least two more seasons. Speaking to The Hollywood Reporter after an event in London to mark the DVD release of the eighth season, showrunner Steven Moffat said that the actor had signed up for season 9 and 10 of the British series.

"Yes, he's confirmed," Moffat said of Capaldi. However, the Scottish writer who also shepherds hit BBC series "" noted that Jenna Coleman who plays the Doctor's companion had not signed yet to return.

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'Doctor Who' Christmas Special Teaser: Slimy Monsters and Santa Claus

November 10, 2014 08:11:06

"" already wrapped up its eighth season on Saturday, November 9, but will return for a Christmas special in December. A sneak peek at the Christmas episode was revealed after the season 8 finale, giving a glimpse at 's title character and his companion Clara (Jenna Coleman) in North Pole.

"It's Christmas, the North Pole. Who you gonna call?" the Doctor says. The teaser also offers a glimpse at slimy monsters who are seemingly just awakened from their sleep, and a first look at as a not-so-happy Santa Claus, who will help the Doctor fight off against the creepy creatures.

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AMC Networks Acquires 49.9 Percent Stake in BBC America for $200 Million

October 24, 2014 12:10:03

AMC Networks Inc. will spend $200 million to buy a 49.9% stake in BBC America. The New York-based company announced the longterm partnership deal with BBC Worldwide on Thursday, October 23.

Under the deal, AMC will have operational control of the home of such shows as "" and "", and manage it as a stand-alone channel. The BBC, which will retain 50.1% ownership, said that the partnership would help it reach new audiences in the U.S., while creating opportunities for the U.K.'s "creative community."

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Report: Jenna-Louise Coleman to Quit 'Doctor Who' in Christmas Episode

August 18, 2014 01:08:21

may soon get a new companion. Rumor has it, Jenna-Louise Coleman, who recently dropped her middle name Louise, will quit the popular sci-fi series after playing the role of Clara Oswald for 18 months.

Coleman reportedly will make her final appearance in the upcoming Christmas episode. A source tells U.K.'s Mirror, "It's important to keep the series moving and fast-paced, and the time is just starting to feel right and the feeling is that it could be a perfect Christmas storyline," adding that "it was very much a mutual decision."

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Doctor Who Goes 'Into Darkness' in First Full Trailer for Season 8

July 14, 2014 08:07:41

BBC One debuted the first full trailer for "" season 8 during the World Cup final between Germany and Argentina on Sunday, July 13. stars as the latest incarnation of the Doctor, who will go "into darkness."

"I don't think I know who the Doctor is any more," his companion Clara Oswald, played by Jenna Coleman, says. The Doctor himself says, "I'm the Doctor. I've lived for over two thousand years. I've made many mistakes, it's about time to do something about that."

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BBC Asks Fans Not to Share Leaked 'Doctor Who' Scripts

July 08, 2014 11:07:13

BBC has responded to news that five scripts for the upcoming season of "" landed online. In a statement released on Monday, July 7, BBC Worldwide apologized for the security breach which caused the eagerly-awaited series' leak and asked fans not to share any detail from the leaked scripts to wider audience.

"BBC Worldwide is currently investigating a security issue around Doctor Who Series 8 where unfinished material has inadvertently been made public. We deeply regret this and apologize to all the show's fans, the BBC and the cast and crew who have worked tirelessly making the series," the statement read.

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'Doctor Who' New Teaser for Season 8 May Reveal the Villain

July 05, 2014 10:07:45

Another promo for "" season 8 has made its way out online to tide fans over the show's August return. Sharing a new detail, the video hints at a possible villain in the next installment of the British sci-fi series.

's Doctor is seen in the TARDIS and getting electrocuted, while an unseen person says in a chilling voice, "I see into your soul Doctor. I see beauty, divinity, hatred." Speculation has begun that it's Davros who speaks in the teaser.

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'Doctor Who' Season 8 Gets New Teaser and Premiere Date

June 28, 2014 08:06:12

BBC America has released a new teaser for "" season 8. Similar to the previously released teaser, the 15-second sneak-peek video has 's Doctor in the TARDIS, but this time his face is seen toward the end of the video.

The new snippet is cryptic as the titular character asks his companion, Jenna Coleman's Clara Oswald, "Clara, be my pal, tell me, am I a good man?" She replies, "I don't think I know who the Doctor is anymore."

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First Teaser for 'Doctor Who' Season 8 Featuring Peter Capaldi

May 24, 2014 01:05:32

BBC has dropped the first promo video for "" season 8 that will leave die-hard fans of the sci-fi series wanting more. The clip teases the 12th incarnation of the Doctor in action, showing a silhouette of 's title character in what looks like the TARDIS.

A look at the new Doctor was previously unveiled in a photo featuring him in his costume, which consists of a dark blue Crombie coat with red lining, dark blue trousers, a white shirt as well as black Dr. Marten shoes. The actor described his character's style as "simple, stark, and back to basics."

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Samuel Anderson Joins 'Doctor Who' as Possible New Male Companion

February 25, 2014 10:02:01

"" will welcome another new face when it returns with season 8. The show has added Samuel Anderson to the cast to play a recurring role as Danny Pink, a teacher at Coal Hill Secondary School where Jenna Coleman's Clara Oswald also teaches. He's rumored as a possible new male companion to the Doctor.

"I was so excited to join Doctor Who, I wanted to jump and click my heels, but I was scared I might not come down before filming started!" says the British actor, who will rejoin his fellow "Emmerdale" alum Coleman.

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First Look at Peter Capaldi's Doctor Who Costume Unveiled

January 28, 2014 08:01:46

How will look like as the new incarnation of has been revealed. BBC has released the first picture of the new Doctor, who's first introduced as the replacement of 's the 11th Doctor in the Christmas special.

The 12th Doctor sports a dark blue Crombie coat with red lining, dark blue trousers, a white shirt as well as black Dr. Marten shoes. The look was created by Doctor Who costume designer Howard Burden.

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Peter Capaldi Makes Debut as Time Lord in 'Doctor Who' Christmas Special

December 26, 2013 10:12:03

One goes and another comes in the Christmas episode of "". left the sci-fi series in the special titled "The Time of the Doctor", which introduced as the new version of the Doctor.

[SPOILER ALERT!] After saving his companion Clara from a family dinner, the Doctor and his assistant got transported to a faraway land where clothes were banned. Smith delivered one jaw-dropping scene as he got naked, but the funny moment soon ended as the Doctor learned that he's the 13th (last) incarnation in this cycle, meaning he that he would vanish forever when he died.

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Extended Trailer for 'Doctor Who' Christmas Special: Everything Ends

December 19, 2013 11:12:13

A new trailer for the upcoming "" Christmas special called "The Time of The Doctor", which will be the final episode of , has landed online. Sharing more footage, the video prepares fans for a farewell to the 11th incarnation of the Doctor.

"Everything ends, Clara," the doctor tells his companion and best friend, Clara, "and sooner than you think." Teasing the return of the doctor's old enemies, the extended preview also features Orla Brady as mysterious villainess Tasha Lem, who declares, "The Time War will begin anew. The siege of Trenzalore has now begun."

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'Doctor Who' 50th Anniversary Special Sets Ratings Record for BBC America

November 26, 2013 02:11:29

The high anticipation for the "" 50th anniversary special resulted in the big audience for the episode. "The Day of the Doctor" lured in 2.4 million viewers for the first U.S. telecast on Saturday, November 23 at 2:50 P.M. ET, marking best-ever rating for BBC America.

When the primetime encore was factored in, the 75-minute special delivered a total of 3.6 million viewers. It's more than ten times of the audience for the channel's most popular show of the previous week ("Star Trek: Next Generation" which posted 294,000 viewers).

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'Doctor Who' Releases Prequel Webisode Ahead of 50th Anniversary Special

November 15, 2013 03:11:43

Just a few days shy of "The Day of the Doctor" broadcast, "" surprises fans with a mini webisode that reveals the origin of 's character, which will be featured in the 50th Anniversary special. Titled "The Night of the Doctor", the prequel webisode has Paul McGann reprising his role as the Eighth Doctor.

It sees the Doctor on board a spaceship which is about to crash down. Cass, the pilot, refuses to enter the Doctor's TARDIS and when they land on the planet Karn, the Doctor is alive, but Cass doesn't survive.

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'Doctor Who' 50th Anniversary Special Debuts First Footage in New Trailers

November 11, 2013 09:11:17

BBC has released two new trailers for "The Day of the Doctor", sharing first footage from the "" 50th anniversary special. Both the shorter and the extended ones are packed with intense action scenes, offering a glimpse of the last great Time War, Gallifrey and the return of Bad Wolf.

"Why we are together? Why we are here?" 's the 10th Doctor asks as the video's tagline reveals that the Doctor will face his darkest day and his greatest threat. 's Rose Tyler says, "The moment is coming." Jenna Coleman's Clara Oswald is also featured in the trailer, crying at one point.

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'Doctor Who' 50th Anniversary Special Debuts First Dramatic Promo

October 21, 2013 08:10:10

BBC has unleashed the first trailer for "" 50th anniversary special called "The Day of the Doctor". Narrated by the current Doctor played by , the promo video includes shots of past Doctors in action.

"Now the time has come to face the choices I've made in the name of the Doctor," he says, "our future depends on one single moment of one impossible day." The 11th Doctor continues, "The day I've been running from all my life - The day of the Doctor," before taking a Sonic Screwdriver.

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'Doctor Who' May Invite Sophie Okonedo

February 02, 2010 04:02:47

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