BBC America Celebrates Who

BBC America have announced some very special programming to celebrate Doctor Who Series 8 and the start of the Peter Capaldi era. Deep Breath airs on Saturday, August 23, 8:00pm [ET] with a 15-minute live pre-show, followed by Doctor Who: After Who Live at 11:00pm, hosted by comedian and Doctor Who superfan Chris Hardwick. The show will feature an array of guests including writer and actor Mark Gatiss, actress Natalie Morales, and others, along with exclusive behind-the-scenes footage. 

Doctor Who will dominate BBC America when The Doctor Who Takeover Week begins with marathons beginning Monday, August 18, 8:00am [ET] and a series of special programming including:
Doctor Who: The Ultimate Companion on Sat, Aug 16 at 9pm [ET]
The Real History of Science Fiction: Time on Sat, Aug 16 at 10pm [ET]
Doctor Who: The Ultimate Time Lord on Mon, Aug 18, at 10pm [ET]

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In addition, BBC America will premiere a one hour special, Doctor Who: Earth Conquest on Friday, August 22, 9:00pm [ET]. The special follows stars Peter Capaldi and Jenna Coleman on Doctor Who: The World Tour, which sees them visiting seven cities across five continents in 12 days to publicize the upcoming season. The tour launched in Cardiff, Wales on August 7 and hits London (UK), Seoul (South Korea), Sydney (Australia), New York (U.S.), Mexico City (Mexico) and Rio de Janeiro (Brazil).