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Eleventh Hour: Countdown to "Doctor Who"

"Follow me through time and space."

Anticipation is building to a fever pitch as the countdown until the launch of the new Doctor Who continues, with UK residents very luckily getting the first episode of the Steven Moffat-executive produced Who--starring Matt Smith and Karen Gillan--on Saturday. (Those of us in the US will have to wait until April 17th, when BBC America launches Doctor Who.)

Until then, some clips to sate your appetite, including the first 35-seconds or so of the Doctor Who premiere, entitled "Eleventh Hour," the first full-length episode featuring Matt Smith's Eleventh Doctor, and a look at the Doctor battling some vampires in Venice from the sixth episode, "Vampires in Venice."

(You can also read my interview with Doctor Who's Matt Smith and Steven Moffat over at The Daily Beast here.)

It looks like the Doctor has his hands full when "Eleventh Hour" begins, as you can see from the clip below.

Doctor Who: "Eleventh Hour":

My favorite bit from the next clip: "Hello, handsome!" Here's a look at the sixth episode of the upcoming season, which finds the Doctor battling some rather pale, beautiful girls, in an episode written by Toby Whithouse (Being Human). Keep your eye on the library card...

Doctor Who: "Vampires in Venice":

And, finally, here's the latest trailer for Doctor Who from BBC America:

Doctor Who launches tomorrow on BBC One and on April 17th on BBC America.


thisgirltv said…
Does anyone have any idea how how badly I wish I lived in London for tomorrow's premiere??? Very.

Ah well, we are going to have a viewing party for the first one on BBC America. And thanks for the vampire clip because I hadn't seen that one yet.
Anonymous said…
YAY for living in the UK for once lol. Can't wait for new Who tomorrow night. Twill be the highlight of the week. Unless Pokemon SoulSilver gets any better ofc.

Not often we get the highly anticipated new series before the US is it?

Annoying that BBC Worldwide is blocking the trailer to people in the UK though, how on earth does that make sense? Its BBC!!

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