We’ve got nine long days to wait until the sequel to the BBC’s spectacular 2001 nature documentary, Blue Planet, airs on October 29 in the UK. Fortunately, the BBC has blessed us with a second trailer for Planet Earth II, which looks like it will make even the most extravagant Hollywood blockbusters pale in comparison.
There are tons of untold Doctor Who stories out there—but none have ever captivated fans quite so much as the almost-aired “Shada.” In the nearly 40 years since it was originally canceled, it has become legendary among Who fans, and a story the BBC has frequently tried to tell, including in a new animated version due…
We’re all waiting for the new Last Jedi trailer to drop tonight, but here’s something fun and unexpected to admire as well. It’s the first teaser for the animated version of “Shada,” the legendary Douglas Adams-penned Doctor Who serial that never made it to the screen, thanks to a BBC strike in the late 1970s.
Back when Good Omens first came out, Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman had plans for a sequel—one that never came to pass, just like the planned movie adaptation of the novel. But now ideas from the sequel are being given new life in Amazon and the BBC’s TV miniseries remake, in the form of Jon Hamm.
It’s been 16 years since the original Blue Planet debuted and crowned BBC Earth as the king of the nature documentary. In the meantime, David Attenborough and company have focused on a number of other documentaries, but now they’re circling back with a sequel to the beloved series that told the story of our world’s…
Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman’s delightful novel about an angel and demon working together in the face of the incoming divine apocalypse is coming to live-action in 2019—but now we have our first official look at Crowley and Aziraphale.
William Hartnell’s legacy as the First Doctor has lived on in the years since he left Doctor Who. Now the latest actors to take on Doctor Who’s earliest stars are reuniting to continue that legacy for a new series of audio dramas.
Nine years ago, ex-Prime Minister Harriet Jones gave her life to alert the Doctor to a Dalek invasion of Earth in the Doctor Who season four finale “The Stolen Earth/Journey’s End.” But it turns out she didn’t actually die, as everyone believed, because former Who showrunner Russell T Davies has revealed a new poetry…
Odds didn’t look great for Class, Patrick Ness’ dark young adult show set in the world of Doctor Who, when its first season debuted to abysmal viewing figures—and then Ness himself jumped ship a few months ago. But now we officially know that adventures of the gang of Coal Hill students will not be making a return.
Seeing your character represented in cosplay is a time-honored right of passage these days. Of course, when you’re the new Doctor and you’ve been seen for a grand total of one minute, you probably don’t expect to see it so soon.
Doctor Who has been on and off the air for nearly 54 years, and part of the key to the show’s longevity is that the baton of its lead character can be passed from actor to actor, from the First Doctor, William Hartnell, all the way to the upcoming 13th Doctor, Jodie Whittaker. But Doctor Who goes far beyond…
In what is now the sixth installment of a stunning and weirdly addictive series, the BBC has released 10 full hours of video shot during the filming of the Planet Earth II “Cities” episode.
It has vexed fans for years that some people call the main character of Doctor Who “Doctor Who” instead of just “The Doctor.” Well, departing showrunner Steven Moffat has some good news for the side which has insisted for years that either name is correct.
Even though they had just finished filming the Christmas special “Twice Upon a Time,” Doctor Who brought a small glimpse of it to Comic-Con—along with the news that Pearl Mackie would return as Bill, as well as frequent Moffat collaborator Mark Gatiss.
Doctor Who’s clone daughter, Jenny, has remained an enigma on the series. After departing on her own spaceship at the end of her first (and only) episode, “The Doctor’s Daughter,” she basically disappeared without a trace. Now, the character is finally returns as the star of her own audio drama series.
This weekend, the BBC unveiled the identity of the 13th Doctor, and as with all Doctor Who castings, there was inevitable complaining—some more than usual however, because the 13th Doctor is Jodie Whittaker, the first female Doctor. Today the BBC released its official response to the complaints, and it’s basically,…
When shooting a documentary, the vast majority of what you film gets edited out of the final production. But instead of letting thousands of hours of breathtaking footage go to waste, the creators of Planet Earth II have re-purposed hundreds of breathtaking mountaintop shots into this 10-hour-long relaxation tool.
Today saw a momentous moment in Doctor Who history unfold: Jodie Whittaker was unveiled as the first woman to officially play the Doctor in 54 years of the show. She’s now also spoken out for the first time, offering fans a simple message: have faith in the change that Doctor Who has always been about.
After months and months of rumors, speculation, and flat out waiting, we finally know who is taking on the TARDIS as the thirteenth Doctor in season 11. Ladies and gents, say hello to your new Time Lord: Jodie Whittaker, the first woman in Doctor Who’s 54-year history to land the title role.