BBC America have announced a US visit by the new Doctor Who stars Matt Smith and Karen Gillan to New York the week of April 12, ahead of the broadcast premiere of The Eleventh Hour on Saturday, April 17.
Launching the new era of the iconic series from BAFTA-winning writer Steven Moffat (Steven Spielberg’s upcoming Tintin, Jekyll, Coupling), Matt Smith (The Doctor) and Karen Gillan (Amy Pond) will join Steven in New York for press interviews and a series of events. The launch kicks off on April 12, with a Paley Center for Media and BAFTA East Coast member screening and discussion moderated by Entertainment Weeklyâ€™s senior writer Clark Collis.
Then, on Wednesday, April 14 at 7:00 PM, a special premiere screening of The Eleventh Hour will be immediately followed by a Q&A with actors Matt Smith, Karen Gillan and lead writer and executive producer Steven Moffat at the Village East Cinema. The Q&A session will be moderated by USA Todayâ€™s Pop Culture Columnist Whitney Matheson, author of the Pop Candy blog. The event is open to the public and seating is on a first-come, first served basis on the day of the event. Facebook Event Page.
(Many thanks to Nicole)