Tagged The Eleventh Hour

Over-Who-sed?

io9.com has written an article to fill the gap of “no Nu-who” on BBC America this week by listing plot devices that they don’t like being overused in Steven Moffat episodes of Doctor Who. It’s an interesting and quite frankly accurate look at what keeps recurring in the world of Doctor Who but at the same…

Timey Wimey Revenue

Doctor Who helped BBC Worldwide rake in a record £200 million in revenue last year. The show, along mega brands like blokey car-fest Top Gear, BBC Earth, the umbrella brand for the channels natural history output and guide book impresarios Lonely Planet, made a profit of £40 million for the BBC’s commercial arm. £147.3 million…

Wrong Figures, Wrong Answer

The Daily Mail online has reported claims that this year’s series of Doctor Who has lost roughly 1.2 million viewers and only managed an average of 6 million. The article also mentions that David Tennant’s last series in 2008 managed to average 7.2. Bafflingly, the article comments that the 2010 series opener only managed to…

Moffat’s Favourite?

The Eleventh Hour? Flesh and Stone? Or The Big Bang? It’s not just viewers who struggle to pick their favourite Who episodes from this season. Being a polite chap, Big Boss of Doctor Who Steven Moffat told his son Joshua (who interviewed him via a video uploaded to YouTube under the alias ‘armytedd’) just after…

Geroni-meh…!

Matt Nida looks back at Series 5… It all started so well. Expectations – fan and public alike – were high for Doctor Who’s return in 2010. With The Eleventh Hour, the new team confidently delivered the best season opener since the show was revived in 2005. Better still, the opening twenty minutes – where…

The Big Bang Ties The End of Time

As further proof that the 31st season of Doctor Who went from brilliant to downright awe-inspiring, Digital Spy has reported that the climactic thirteenth episode, The Big Bang, received an Appreciation Index score of 89! The Appreciation Index is a measure of how much an audience fancies a programme, where any score between 80 and…

Steady the Ship, BBC

The BBC news pages are reporting that overnight figures for The Big Bang are half the audience that viewed The End of Time, Part 2 on New Year’s Day. Of course, the Tenth Doctor’s swansong was event television with a slightly cynical edge to its David Tennant-heavy ubiqitous promotion – but then again, everybody knew…

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