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Published on May 3rd, 2007 | by Christian Cawley

Series 3 in the USA & Tennant on Parky

You can’t have a few days off without the news catching up with you in this game, even if they’re technology-enforced – and with Doctor Who getting a USA air date, friends across the Atlantic will be seeing the current thrilling series sooner than expected.

Reported in several organs, FilmFodder.com relays that the series is set to air from July on Sci Fi, not long after the series ends in the UK, sensibly pointing out:

Just one word of warning – it takes an episode or three to ‘get’ the humor, especially if you are a US viewer. It’s worth the effort, though, as the show is strong. And, honestly, what else are you watching this summer?

VFXWorld meanwhile provides the date and time:

DOCTOR WHO will return for its third season on July 6, 2007, at 9:00 pm. David Tennant reprises his role as the mysterious, time-traveling Doctor. American audiences will meet the Doctor’s brand-new sidekick, Martha Jones (Freema Agyeman), in the first official episode of the season, “Smith and Jones.” Season 3 will kick off on SCI FI with the 90-minute DOCTOR WHO CHRISTMAS SPECIAL: THE RUNAWAY BRIDE

Meanwhile Doctor Who himself David Tennant is due to star on perennial favourite Michael Parkinson’s show this Saturday evening, reports Outpost Gallifrey. The edition will also feature Amanda Holden and comedian David Mitchell (Peep Show/That Mitchell and Webb Look/those Apple ads).

Ever wanted to create your own Doctor Who comic? Well now you can, whether you’re Anthony Dry or not. In a move that can be considered an inch short of genius, the vivid imaginations of kids (and adults, mwahaha!) can be used to populate their OWN DOCTOR WHO COMIC STRIP! Eat that, Anthony Dry!

Yes, dance on over the the BBC’s Official Doctor Who site and try out their 100% free Comic Maker! How did you live without it?

You cannot meanwhile live without this offer – courtesy of Martin Lewis’ Money Saving Expert weekly mailout, one retailer is selling all of the Series 1 and 2-era Doctor Who novels (as paperbacks) featuring the Ninth and Tenth Doctor and Rose Tyler for just £9.99.

That’s £9.99.

Go visit The Book People.

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A long-term Doctor Who fan, Christian grew up watching the show and has early memories of the Graham Williams era. His favourite stories are Inferno, The Seeds of Doom and Human Nature (although The Empty Child, Blink and Utopia all come close). When he’s not bossing around the news team, Christian is a freelance writer specialising in mobile technology and domestic computing, and enjoys classic rock, cooking and spending time in the countryside with his wife and young children. You can find him on Twitter, Facebook and Google+.




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