Mid-season Doctor Who trailer

A new trailer for the second half of Doctor Who’s fourth series debuted Saturday night on BBC1. The trailer features a glimpse of things to come for the second half of the season and definitely contains SPOILERS.

Breaking News – New “Doctor Who” Showrunner

According to the BBC, Steven Moffat, the scribe responsible of “Blink” and several other excellent “Doctor Who” episodes, will be taking over for Russell T Davies once he steps down at the end of 2009.

Dr. Who The Doctor’s Daughter Review

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Review by: Michael Hickerson (SoSF assistant editor) Based on the title and the preview, I went into “The Doctor’s Daughter” expecting to not be pleased.  In fact, you could go so far as to say I hated the entire concept and idea before the first moment of the show flashed up on my screen. So, […]

Doctor Who — Theories, Facts, Speculations

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Written by: Michael Martinez-Mann (SoSF Guest Contributor) As we head into the mid-season for of series four of Doctor Who with the rumor that this, coupled with the three specials next year, will be the last outing for showrunner Russell T. Davies, we have been left to speculate what old Russell has been ramping up […]

Dr Who The Sontaran Stratagem Review

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Review by: Michael Hickerson (SoSF assistant editor) One of the assets of the Sontarans as a returning monster/villian for Doctor Who is that while they are easily identified with the classic run of the show, they’re not a “staple” of the original series in the same way the Daleks or Cybermen were. I say this […]

Dr Who Planet of the Ood Review

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Review by: Michael Hickerson (SoSF Assistant Editor) When I was younger, I couldn’t wait for Doctor Who SPOILERs. Of course, in my younger days, in the dark time before the world-wide web, the only real source of SPOILER information I had came from Doctor Who Magazine. And while it was a good source for tidbits […]

Huff & Cox Up For Constellation Awards

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Actress Christina Cox from ‘Blood Ties’ and the author Tanya Huff of the books that the popular series is based on have been recently nominated for Constellation Awards. The Constellation Awards are Canada’s Fan Awards for Excellence in Science Fiction Television and Film. “Doctor Who” leads list of nominees for second straight year. All Canadian […]

Dr Who: Fires of Pompeii Review

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After a stretch of three episodes that were hit or miss, I have to admit I was staring to lose a bit of faith in Doctor Who. Thankfully, this week’s story “The Fires of Pompeii” while not an instant classic along the lines of last year’s “Blink” or “Human Nature/The Family of Blood” was still […]

More classic Dr Who headed stateside

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American fans hungry for more Doctor Who will get two new releases and an anniversary edition release in early August reports TV Shows on DVD. On August 5, BBC Video will release the William Hartnell four part story, “The Time Meddler”, Peter Davison’s two-part story “Black Orchid” and a 25th anniversary upgrade edition of the […]

The Doctor to face an old foe at Christmas?

While series four of Doctor Who has just begun airing in the UK (and begins airing stateside this Friday), reports and speculation about the upcoming holiday speical are beginning to spring up on-line.  But instead of the usual “Is Tennant leaving” rumors, this time the stories concern a returning adversary that could reappear in this […]

Fans help re-create lost Doctor Who stories

For years, the original six seasons of Doctor have been incomplete, the result of a BBC archives purge in the early 70s. At the time, the BBC felt the value of repeating episodes from Doctor Who and other classic series was past and destroyed the episodes to free up storage space. A few complete stories […]

Dr Who: Partners in Crime Review

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Written by: Michael Hickerson (SoSF assistant editor) I have to admit that as series four of the new Doctor Who approached, I was having a hard time mustering up the same level of enthusiasm I had four years ago when we got “Rose” or two years ago for “New Earth” or even last year with […]

Doctor Who Updates

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Written by: Michael Hickerson (SoSF Assistant Editor) “Doctor Who” launches fourth season‏ With the fourth series of “Doctor Who” premiering this weekend, the BBC held its annual launch of the series to promote and celebrate the upcoming season earlier this week. In attendance were series stars David Tennant, Catherine Tate and producer/head writer Russell T. […]

Doctor Who Series 4 Premieres April 5

Written by: Michael Hickerson (SoSF Staff Journalist) The universe’s most popular Time Lord returns to television screens in the U.K. April 5th. The BBC today officially confirmed that the fourth series of “Doctor Who” will premiere the first Saturday in April. No official time has been given yet, but speculation is that the series will […]

Carlyle Responds To Doctor Who Rumor

Written by: Michael Hickerson (SoSF Staff Journalist) British actor Robert Carlyle says that while he’d be open to the role as the Doctor, no one from the BBC has contacted him about taking the role. Carlyle officially denied the rumored reports. Just as we have had some misgivings about our reporting on these unsubstantiated rumors, […]