Friday, 26 February 2010

US premiere date set for 'Doctor Who'

BBC America has announced a US premiere date for the new series of Doctor Who.

New episodes of the sci-fi drama will debut Saturday, April 17 on the cable network, according to a press statement.

The upcoming Doctor Who stars Matt Smith as The Doctor and Karen Gillan as Amy Pond. Steven Moffat, who takes over for Russell T Davies this year, heads the series as lead writer and producer.

"Britain has a tradition of reinventing its iconic characters, like James Bond and Sherlock Holmes - and Doctor Who," read the statement.

It continued: "Steven Moffat is opening the show to a whole new audience, while serving fans with an exciting mix of intergalactic, time travelling adventures."


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