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‘Doctor Who’ Trailer Reveals Episode Titles for 60th Anniversary Specials With David Tennant, Catherine Tate

A newly released Doctor Who trailer teases just what David Tennant and Catherine Tate are up against in the 60th anniversary special episodes. Tennant returns to the popular BBC and Disney+ series as the Fourteenth Doctor, alongside Tate reprising her role as Donna Noble. In the 41-second video, Neil Patrick Harris’ unknown character is seen dancing with Tennant at […]

Jonathan Groff to Join ‘Doctor Who’ in Guest Role

Jonathan Groff is set to appear in the new series of Doctor Who in a key guest role.  Russell T Davies, showrunner of the popular British drama, in a statement said of landing Groff in the popular BBC and Disney+ series: “This is an incredible coup, and a great honor, to get such a huge […]

‘Drag Race’ Winner Jinkx Monsoon Joins ‘Doctor Who’ in Major Role

From drag race to outer space (sort of). Jinkx Monsoon, the actress, singer and two-time winner of RuPaul’s Drag Race, will star the next series of Doctor Who in a major role, joining Ncuti Gatwa as the new Time Lord and Millie Gibson as the new companion Ruby Sunday. “I’m honoured, thrilled, and utterly excited […]

‘Doctor Who’ Actor Phil Davis Says He Has Resigned From BAFTA, Calling Sunday’s Awards Show an “Embarrassing Travesty”

Phil Davis, an English actor who has appeared in such TV series as Doctor Who and Sherlock, as well as such films as Vera Drake, In the Name of the Father and Alien 3, said on Wednesday that he has resigned from BAFTA, calling Sunday’s awards show “an embarrassing travesty.” He mentioned that he didn’t […]

‘Doctor Who’ 60th Anniversary Special Teaser Features David Tennant, Catherine Tate and Neil Patrick Harris

The teaser for the special episodes marking the 60th anniversary of Doctor Who, which was released Sunday, not only features David Tennant making his return as the Doctor, but also Catherine Tate as Donna Noble and Neil Patrick Harris as an eccentric and unnamed villain. Based on the one-minute clip, fans can expect plenty of action, monsters and […]

‘Doctor Who’ Unveils First Look at Ncuti Gatwa as 15th Doctor

The first look at the new Doctor and his companion from BBC’s Doctor Who has been revealed.  The show tweeted photos on Saturday of Ncuti Gatwa and Millie Gibson in character, along with a caption proclaiming their big introduction. Gatwa will be replacing the outgoing Time Lord Jodie Whittaker as the 15th Doctor of the […]

‘Doctor Who’ Heading to Disney+ in Landmark Streaming Deal

Disney has acquired the streaming rights to BBC cult favorite Doctor Who. Under the landmark deal, Disney+ will exclusively stream all upcoming seasons of the show outside of the U.K. and Ireland, where they will remain with the BBC. The announcement, which had been rumored for months, was made by incoming Doctor Who Ncuti Gatwa […]

Ncuti Gatwa to Start Filming First ‘Doctor Who’ Season This November (Exclusive)

Incoming Doctor Who Ncuti Gatwa won’t have to wait too long until he’s given the keys to the TARDIS.  The Hollywood Reporter understands that the Sex Education star will begin filming the next season of Doctor Who — the 14th since its 2005 revival and his first as the famed Time Lord — for the BBC […]

An Interview With BBC Studios CEO Tom Fussell: From Streaming Dealmaking to Production Investments

BBC Studios, the commercial arm of U.K. public broadcaster BBC, touted strong business momentum in its annual report on Tuesday, including record full-year revenue and earnings, as well as a 56 percent increase in production sales. The company lauded “a very healthy year” for its TV channels group saying: “Content sales were strong at over […]

Yasmin Finney Joins BBC’s ‘Doctor Who’ as Rose

Heartstopper star Yasmin Finney has joined BBC’s iconic Doctor Who drama to play the character of Rose. “Life on Doctor Who gets brighter and wilder, how can there be another Rose? You’ll find out in 2023, but it’s an absolute joy to welcome Yasmin to the Doctor Who set. We all fell in love with […]

Steven Moffat Talks ‘The Time Traveler’s Wife,’ ‘Doctor Who,’ ‘Sherlock’

Welcome to the 169th episode of TV’s Top 5, The Hollywood Reporter’s TV podcast. Every week, hosts Lesley Goldberg (West Coast TV editor) and Daniel Fienberg (chief TV critic) break down the latest TV news with context from the business and critical sides, welcome showrunners, executives and other guests, and provide a critical guide of what to watch (or skip, as […]

‘Sex Education’ Star Ncuti Gatwa Named Next Doctor in ‘Doctor Who’

Sex Education‘s Ncuti Gatwa is to take command of the TARDIS, having been named the new Doctor in the BBC’s Doctor Who. He replaces the outgoing Timelord Jodie Whittaker, who unveiled she was leaving last year. Gatwa becomes the first Black actor to play the iconic figure. “There aren’t quite the words to describe how […]