'The Day of The Doctor' is the 50th anniversary special of the British sci-fi television program Doctor Who. On Saturday, November 23, 2013, ‘The Day of The Doctor’ will be simulcast on television in over 75 countries including BBC America in the U.S., BBC One in the UK, and Space Channel in Canada. It will also be screened in cinemas in the U.S., Canada, U.K., Ireland, Germany, and Russia.
In addition to the Saturday screenings, there will be a special screening event Monday, November 25, 2013 showing The Day of The Doctor in over 400 theaters across the U.S. The Day of The Doctor will also screen in Canada in over 60 cinemas. To buy tickets for the Canadian screening, visit Cineplex.com
'The Day of The Doctor' will also be available online on Sunday, November 24, 2013.
This is your guide to how to watch ‘The Day of The Doctor’.
What are The Day of The Doctor U.S. Special Screenings?
Doctor Who fans all over the world are coming together on Saturday November 23rd to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the show and watch the special episode ‘The Day of The Doctor.’ While most of us will watch it on air on BBC America and on TV in over 75 countries around the world, there will also be special 3D simulcast cinema screenings in eleven cities in the U.S.
There will also be U.S. screenings of ‘Doctor Who: The Day of the Doctor’ in over 300 cinemas on Monday, November 25th. Tickets will be on sale for the Monday night screenings on Friday, October 25th at 9:00am ET through FathomEvents.com.
Tickets will also be available for the Monday, November 25th screenings through FathomEvents.com
‘The Day of the Doctor’ on November 23rd is a global simulcast premiere screening. This is the kind of thing we’d usually only do in one city at one event. We’ve stepped up for the 50th Anniversary and will host simulcast screenings in eleven cities at the same time it is airing on BBC America.
In addition to Saturday’s special screenings, there will be an additional cinema event on Monday, November 25th in the evening at 300 cinemas across the U.S.
To find out if there’s a screening near you, go to FathomEvents.com on Friday, October 25th at 9:00am ET.
Yes! The screenings are all ages! Doctor Who is for everyone!
We suggest that you arrive at cinema early as we anticipate that the theaters will be seating on a first-come, first-serve basis.
If you do get there early, remember that Doctor Who fans love to celebrate waiting in line almost as much as 50th Anniversaries and frequently use #DWLineCon to chat on Twitter, Instagram and Tumblr when they’re waiting.
If you’re still worried about not getting enough seats together or getting there early enough, call your local cinema to see what they suggest.
Since you probably got to the cinema early and possibly had to wait in line, you may have already made some new friends. We love that! Fans around the world will be talking to each other using the hashtags #SaveTheDay and #TheDayofTheDoctor. Join the conversations on Twitter, Instagram, Tumblr, Facebook, and Vine by posting your own photos and videos.
And remember you’re also there to watch the special episode, so please be thoughtful about others around you and shhhh!
We’re so sorry you had a problem! It depends on who you purchased your ticket from.
We wish we could screen the 50th Anniversary in every cinema throughout all of space and time, but unfortunately we can’t. The Day of the Doctor will also be simulcast on BBC America (click here to see your regional channel listing.)
Yes! If you want to be able to see the 50th Anniversary surrounded in an exciting cinema filled with other wonderful Doctor Who fans, we strongly encourage you to go to the Monday night screenings. Make it a party! Dress up in your favorite cosplay outfit, grab your sonic screwdriver and celebrate ‘Doctor Who: The Day of the Doctor’.
All information about screenings outside of the US is available at doctorwho.tv.
Will I still be able to watch The Day of The Doctor in the U.S. if I am unable to get tickets?
Do you have BBC America? Then yes! (Here’s a list of where you will be able to watch in other countries.)
The episode will also be available to watch on November 24th via Apple iTunes, Amazon Instant Video, Barnes & Noble, Google Play, Microsoft XBOX Video, Samsung Hub, Sony PSN, VDIO and Vudu.
Lucky you! Do you know a Doctor Who fan in need? If you don’t, maybe this is a great time to meet one. Ask your friends to ask their friends and maybe you can meet someone new to go with. Otherwise this could be a great opportunity to introduce someone else you know to Doctor Who. Tickets on you - popcorn on them.
Over 75 countries are taking part in the global simulcast of Doctor Who on November 23, 2013. For more information about your country, see the list below:
Angola: BBC Entertainment
Argentina: BBC Entertainment & BBC HD (Latin America)
Benin: BBC Entertainment
Bolivia: BBC Entertainment & BBC HD (Latin America)
Botswana: BBC Entertainment
Brazil: BBC Entertainment & BBC HD (Latin America)
Burkina Faso: BBC Entertainment
Burundi: BBC Entertainment
Cameroon: BBC Entertainment
Cape Verde Islands: BBC Entertainment
Central African Republic: BBC Entertainment
Chad: BBC Entertainment
Chile: BBC Entertainment & BBC HD (Latin America)
Colombia: BBC Entertainment & BBC HD (Latin America)
Congo: BBC Entertainment
Costa Rica: BBC Entertainment & BBC HD (Latin America)
Cote d’Ivoire: BBC Entertainment
Democratic Republic of the Congo: BBC Entertainment
Djibouti: BBC Entertainment
Dominican Republic: BBC Entertainment & BBC HD (Latin America)
Ecuador: BBC Entertainment & BBC HD (Latin America)
El Salvador: BBC Entertainment & BBC HD (Latin America)
Equatorial Guinea: BBC Entertainment
Eritrea: BBC Entertainment
Ethiopia: BBC Entertainment
Finland: YLE 1
France: France 4
Gabon: BBC Entertainment
Gambia: BBC Entertainment
Ghana: BBC Entertainment
Guatemala: BBC Entertainment & BBC HD (Latin America)
Guinea: BBC Entertainment
Guinea Bissau: BBC Entertainment
Honduras: BBC Entertainment & BBC HD (Latin America)
Hong Kong: BBC Entertainment
Indonesia: BBC Entertainment
Kenya: BBC Entertainment
Liberia: BBC Entertainment
Madagascar: BBC Entertainment MalawiBBC Entertainment
Malaysia: BBC Entertainment
Mali: BBC Entertainment
Mauritania: BBC Entertainment
Mauritius: BBC Entertainment
Mexico: BBC Entertainment & BBC HD (Latin America)
Mozambique: BBC Entertainment
Myanmar: BBC Entertainment
Namibia: BBC Entertainment
New Zealand: Prime
Nicaragua: BBC Entertainment & BBC HD (Latin America)
Niger: BBC Entertainment
Nigeria: BBC Entertainment
Panama: BBC Entertainment & BBC HD (Latin America)
Paraguay: BBC Entertainment & BBC HD (Latin America)
Peru: BBC Entertainment & BBC HD (Latin America)
Poland: BBC Entertainment
Russia: Karousel (MCG)
Rwanda: BBC Entertainment
Sao Tome & Principe: BBC Entertainment
Senegal: BBC Entertainment
Seychelles: BBC Entertainment
Sierra Leone: BBC Entertainment
Singapore: BBC Entertainment
Somalia: BBC Entertainment
South Africa: BBC Entertainment
South Korea: BBC Entertainment
South Korea: KBS2
South Sudan: BBC Entertainment
Sudan: BBC Entertainment
Swaziland: BBC Entertainment
Taiwan: BBC Entertainment
Tanzania & Zanzibar: BBC Entertainment
Thailand: BBC Entertainment
Togo: BBC Entertainment
Uganda: BBC Entertainment
UK: BBC One
Uruguay: BBC Entertainment & BBC HD (Latin America)
USA: BBC America
Venezuela: BBC Entertainment & BBC HD (Latin America)
Zambia: BBC Entertainment
Zimbabwe: BBC Entertainment
Doctor Who: The Day of The Doctor will be available for purchase online in the U.S. via the following services:
Doctor Who will be available to watch online in the UK via iPlayer.