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    Ben Wheatley Directing First Two Episodes Of 'Doctor Who' Season 8, Catherine Hardwicke Goes MTV & More

    It looks like the BBC is giving "Doctor Who" fans lots of reasons to look forward to season eight. First, after runs by two fan favorites in Matt Smith and David Tennant, Peter Capaldi will be the next actor to roll with the TARDIS in the beloved show. And to get things off on on the right foot, one...

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    BBC Discovers Lost '60s 'Doctor Who' Episodes in Nigeria, Releases Them on iTunes

    Television was not looked at as something that needed to be preserved in the earlier days of the medium. Shows were broadcast live and not filmed, and many other tapes were lost, destroyed or recorded over before networks started to see the value in archiving their own content.

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    Hulu Adding a Hefty Helping of British TV Series to Its Streaming Offerings, Including 'Doctor Who,' 'Torchwood'

    Hulu is stepping up is British TV series offerings to include "Doctor Who," "Blackadder," "Luther" and more -- if you're a subscriber. Today the streaming service announced a non-exclusive, multi-year agreement to offer a rich BBC Worldwide content library on the U.S. Hulu Plus subscription service....

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    Why Its UK Influence Has Allowed BBC America to Be Ahead of the Curve as a 'Very Auteur-Oriented Channel'

    In the first installment of an ongoing interview series with network heads, Indiewire catches up with BBC America's Perry Simon.

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    'The Thick of It' Star Peter Capaldi Cast as the Twelfth Doctor in 'Doctor Who'

    The Scottish actor, best known for playing profane, constantly enraged spin doctor Malcolm Tucker in Armando Iannucci's acclaimed UK series "The Thick of It" and its spin-off film "In the Loop," was unveiled as the latest inheritor of the lead role in "Doctor Who" today by BBC and BBC America in a l...

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    Peter Capaldi Is The New 'Doctor Who'

    Sort of the nerd version of the Royal Baby watch, "Doctor Who" fans waited breathlessly today for the announcement that would temporarily alter the universe of the long-running TV show. With Matt Smith stepping out of the TARDIS earlier this year, his replacement has now been officially named. And n...

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    "In the Loop" Star Peter Capaldi Is the 12th star of "Doctor Who"

    The producers of "Doctor Who" announced their choice of Peter Capaldi Sunday on a live TV special on BBC One and BBC America -- the 12th actor to portray the Time Lord with two hearts in the world's longest-running scripted television series. But London's bookies already knew.

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    TCA: Matt Smith Talks Leaving 'Doctor Who' While David Bradley Addresses the First Doctor (and the Red Wedding)

    BBC America has been having a good year, coming off its highest-rated quarter ever and having a legit, surprise hit on its hands with the rollicking sci-fi drama "Orphan Black." The network rolled into the TCA summer press tour with its major franchise "Doctor Who" prepping for a major change as Ele...

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    Why the Casting for 'Doctor Who' Has Become the Focus of a Debate About Race and Gender

    In the 50 years that "Doctor Who" has been on the air, the titular character of The Doctor -- the last of an alien race called the Time Lords from the planet Gallifrey who can to regenerate into a different physical appearance -- has been played by 11 actors. Each has brought his own interpretation ...

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    10 Actors Who Could Replace Matt Smith On 'Doctor Who'

    For anyone with even a vaguely geeky bone in their body, this weekend brought big news. Yes, Dan Harmon is coming back to "Community," but in perhaps even bigger news, Matt Smith, the eleventh actor to play the seminal time-travelling hero of the BBC's long-running "Doctor Who," which is fifty years...

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