Here’s everything that happened today.
The broadcast premiere of Doctor Who Series 7 was announced in the UK to be Saturday, September 1 at 7:20p:
Followed by an announcement by BBC America stating a start date of Saturday, September 1 at 9/8c:
The Canadian broadcast premiere was also revealed to be September 1, 2012 at 9p ET on SPACE.
The Australian premiere will on September 8th at 7:30p on ABC1. Australia also gets a repeat airdate Tuesdays at 9:30p on ABC2. UPDATE: Aussies can watch Doctor Who online via iview the same weekend as the UK and the US!
The BBC America Tumblr made the announcement via a gif:
The UK announced a 5-part Doctor Who prequel focusing on the life of The Ponds to debut Monday, August 27th. It is titled “Pond Life”.
We have yet to recover.
The UK also posted a video of Karen and Arthur setting up Pond Life. The also seem to have an idea for a theme song.
And lastly, for those in the NYC area, BBC America is giving away tickets to the Saturday US premiere screening of Doctor Who Series 7: Asylum of the Daleks. Click through to enter. The screening is to be followed immediately by a Q&A with Matt Smith, Karen Gillan, and Executive Producer Caro Skinner.
So that’s it. If you take nothing else away from this post let it be that the premiere of Doctor Who Series 7 IS LESS THAN TWO WEEKS AWAY!!!
We’ll have more news in the coming days so be sure to follow the Doctor Who Tumblr — YOU WILL DASH IT ON YOUR LOVEBOARD!!!