Canada's Space to Simulcast 'Dr. Who' With BBC America and BBC U.K.

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The Sunday afternoon broadcast will unveil Matt Smith's replacement as the Twelfth Time Lord.

TORONTO – Local sci-fi channel Space will, on Sunday, unveil Matt Smith's replacement as the Twelfth Time Lord in a rare simulcast with BBC America stateside and BBC One in the U.K.

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Space will air the live, commercial-free TV special Doctor Who Live: The Next Doctor at 2 p.m., while the BBC mounts its prime time special across the Atlantic.

The half-hour show will announce the new Tardis traveling Time Lord performer in front of a live studio audience.

The seventh season of Doctor Who secured an average audience of 627,000 Canadian viewers on Space, making it the most-watched series ever in the Canadian channel's history.

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