TODAY: Doctor Who’s THE DAY OF THE DOCTOR, Commercial-free @2:50pm ET
The time has come for fans across the world to celebrate 50-years of Dalek-dodging, hair-raising, timey-wimey adventures. Space announced today that the must-see 50thAnniversary¬†DOCTOR¬†WHO episode¬†THE¬†DAY¬†OF THE¬†DOCTOR¬†will air at¬†2:50 p.m. ET¬†on¬†Saturday, Nov. 23. All 75 minutes of the highly-anticipated special, will air commercial-free on Space in a worldwide simulcast.¬†THE¬†DAY¬†OF THE¬†DOCTOR¬†sees current¬†Doctor¬†(Matt Smith) teaming up with his predecessor, the tenth¬†Doctor, (David Tennant, BROADCHURCH), and a mysterious incarnation of the Time Lord (John Hurt,¬†Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy),¬†as they embark on their greatest adventure across space and time. During the broadcast, Space is also going to reveal exciting information about its hit original series ORPHAN BLACK, and give viewers a sneak peek at its hotly-anticipated original series, BITTEN.
Throughout the¬†day, INNERSPACE hosts Ajay Fry, Morgan Hoffman, and Teddy Wilson count down to the special with live hits. Immediately following¬†THE¬†DAY¬†OF THE¬†DOCTOR,¬†the trio presents¬†a rare weekend edition of INNERSPACE with¬†AFTER THE¬†DAY¬†OF THE¬†DOCTOR: INNERSPACE LIVE. Featuring special guests and a live studio audience of diehards, Ajay, Morgan, and Teddy co-host the live-to-air broadcast from inside the TARDIS (aka Space‚Äôs Toronto headquarters), recapping highlights from the special. Before the big¬†day, Canadian Whovians can get reacquainted with the history of this beloved series with¬†AN¬†ADVENTURE IN SPACE AND TIME¬†on¬†Friday, Nov. 22¬†at¬†9 p.m. ET.¬†The special one-hour docu-drama travels back in time to 1963 to reveal how the series was first brought to the screen.
In¬†THE¬†DAY¬†OF THE¬†DOCTOR, it is 2013, and something terrible is awakening in London‚Äôs National Gallery. Meanwhile, in 1562, a murderous plot is afoot in Elizabethan England. And somewhere in space an ancient battle reaches its devastating conclusion. All of reality is at stake as the¬†Doctor‚Äôs own dangerous past comes back to haunt him.