Dr. Who - Returns - April 23, 2011 - BBC America

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  1. Malcontent

    Malcontent Ancient Astronaut Theorist

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    Season 6 of Dr. Who starts April 23, 2011 at 9 p.m ET. It will air on BBC America the same day it airs in the U.K.
     
  2. gastrof

    gastrof Hubcaps r in fashion

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    Great. Another season I'll have to (eventually) get on DVD.

    We never got BBCA. I'd been watching on SyFy, until that fell through.

    Eh. I shouldn't complain. At least it's still being produced so there ARE discs to buy or rent.
     
  3. BrettStah

    BrettStah Well-Known Member TCF Club

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    I usually download it because:

    It hasn't been on BBCA until weeks or months after it airs in the UK

    I don't yet get BBCA in HD.

    So only 1 out of my 2 reasons are addressed for this upcoming episode, so I'll still download the HD version.
     
  4. sieglinde

    sieglinde Active Member

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    I am glad I get BBCA. Has a few other good shows on it.
     
  5. tlrowley

    tlrowley Quilt Geek

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    I tend to fall into this category, as well :eek: I did purchase the HD Season 6 (Part 1) from iTunes to try to assuage my guilt a little, though. I suspect I'm too impatient to wait a day, though...
     
  6. jap3

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    Agreed. I wish FiOS would get with the program. Watching DW in standard def, cropped and grainy ruins it. Of course, in the 80's I was watching it on a snowy 15" TV with rabbit ears at 11pm on Friday nights on PBS. How far we've come. :D
     
  7. johnf@home

    johnf@home New Member

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    You think _you've_ seen changes in DW?

    I used to watch it at 5:25 on a Saturday (starting from the first show).
    Live, of course - this was well before VCRs were consumer items.
    We didn't even have a TV in those days, so I had to go watch at a friend's house. That's not quite as easy as you might think, either - we lived a couple of miles outside the nearest village, so finding a nearby tuned to the right channel wasn't all that easy, even with only two channels to choose from
     
  8. phox_mulder

    phox_mulder I get paid 2watch TV

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    I recorded the BBCA offering via DirecTV SD, but it just looks like letterboxed grainy crap.

    Downloaded the BBC airing along with the Confidential (which BBCA doesn't even offer).
    Will watch tonight in all their widescreen glory.


    phox
     
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    ontheway New Member

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    Thanks for mentioning the DW Confidential, I wasn't aware of its existence and now I am able to download it to watch after I watch DW episode from BBCA.
     
  10. emerson42

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    Confidential is great. They have something similar for Torchwood if you watch it.
     
  11. phox_mulder

    phox_mulder I get paid 2watch TV

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    I particularly liked the last two.
    Karen and Arthur were quite amazed by the scenery in Utah, along with the rest of the production team.
    The locals they hired, not so much.


    phox
     
  12. ontheway

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    Thanks I do watch Torchwood....when is it coming back???? I have downloaded all the past seasons of DW and Torchwood, guess I have go go find the Confidentials as well now. Thanks again for the heads up.
     
  13. Rob Helmerichs

    Rob Helmerichs I am Groot! TCF Club

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    July.
     
  14. emerson42

    emerson42 New Member

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    I think they're doing another mini series like the last one. This time more set in America.
     
  15. Rob Helmerichs

    Rob Helmerichs I am Groot! TCF Club

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    No, it's an actual season. And yes, partly filmed in America, and an American co-production.
     
  16. emerson42

    emerson42 New Member

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    I guess its 10 episodes, so longer than last, but shorter than the first two. Either way I'm happy to have it back.
     
  17. Church AV Guy

    Church AV Guy Active Member

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    Is it more than just the first two?
     
  18. Stormspace

    Stormspace Electrocuted by TiVo

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    Just discovered that it's available as a 1-Click TV pass on Amazon. Since I don't get BBCA I subscribed, and it auto downloads on the TiVo of my choice when it's available. Cool.
     

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