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Countdown to Doctor Who: Eleventh Hour is Upon Us!

"Trust me. I'm the Doctor."

With just a few hours to go before the US premiere of Doctor Who, now starring Matt Smith and Karen Gillan and written by Steven Moffat, I thought I'd remind you one last time to tune in tonight to BBC America when the Doctor regenerates and sets out for a whole new series of adventures among the stars and the sands of the hourglass.

You can read my spoiler-light review of the first two episodes of Doctor Who here, as well as my feature article for The Daily Beast about the Eleventh Doctor, as I interview Matt Smith and Steven Moffat about what's coming up for the Doctor, the challenges and joys of working with a character that continues to endure, romance, wardrobe choices, and much more.

And, if that weren't enough Who goodness, I've got the outtakes from my feature piece, presented on this site as two Q&A-style interviews, one with Matt Smith and the other with executive producer/head writer Steven Moffat.

I'll be curious to see what you think of Matt Smith as the Eleventh Doctor and Karen Gillan as new companion Amy Pond. I had the chance to spend some time with both the other night over cocktails and can say that they're both as wonderfully kind and magical as you'd expect them to be.

Only one last thing to say and that's: Geronimo!

Doctor Who premieres tonight at 9 pm ET/PT on BBC America, following a one-hour special about the Doctor and his universe at 8 pm ET/PT.


Perry K said…
I've seen the first two episodes of the new Doctor Who, and think they've done a pretty good job so far. Matt Smith is totally believable as the Doctor and Karen Gillan is great.
Lisa said…
Love your coverage and also love the new Doctor! I've also been pushing the series on "The Flaming Nose" -- I hope viewers who've never before watched DW also tune in. There's nothing stopping them from getting in on the immense fun and excitement in store. There is truly NOTHING like it on U.S. TV -- maybe if Jack Bauer had a sense of humor and a spiffier wardrobe and more interesting foes...nah, probably not!

Charm and adventure -- what could be better!

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