HDNet buys 'Torchwood,' the first 26


HDNet said Tuesday that it has acquired the high-definition rights to the first 26 episodes of the BBC's hit sci-fi drama series "Torchwood," a spinoff of the long-running British series "Dr. Who."

"Torchwood" will air at 7 p.m. Mondays on HDNet starting Sept. 17. HDNet was launched in 2001 by Mark Cuban and GM Philip Garvin.