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Date added to database: 3/13/2005
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Releases for Doctor Who (Top)

Complete Series

Limited Edition Gift Set (Seasons 1-6) buy
Series 1-7 Limited Edition Blu-ray Giftset (Blu-ray) buy
The Complete David Tennant Years buy
The Complete Matt Smith Years (Blu-ray) buy

Season Releases

The Complete 1st Series (Canada Only) info
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The Complete 2nd Series buy
The Complete 3rd Series buy
The Complete 4th Series buy
The Complete 5th Series (Blu-ray) buy
The Complete 5th Series buy
The Complete Specials (Blu-ray) buy
The Complete Specials buy
The 2nd Series, Part 1 buy
The 2nd Series, Part 2 buy
The 3rd Series, Part 1 buy
The 3rd Series, Part 2 buy
The 4th Series, Part 1 buy
The 4th Series, Part 2 buy
The 6th Series, Part 1 (Blu-ray) buy
The 6th Series, Part 1 buy
The 6th Series, Part 2 (Blu-ray) buy
The 6th Series, Part 2 buy
The 7th Series, Part 1 (Blu-ray) buy
The 7th Series, Part 1 buy
The 7th Series, Part 2 (Blu-ray) buy
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The Complete 6th Series (Blu-ray) buy
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The Complete 7th Series (Blu-ray) buy
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The Complete 8th Series (Blu-ray) buy
The Complete 8th Series buy

Individual Episode Releases

A Christmas Carol: 2010 Christmas Special (Blu-ray) buy
A Christmas Carol: 2010 Christmas Special buy
Deep Breath (Blu-ray) buy
Deep Breath buy
Dreamland buy
Planet of the Dead (Blu-ray) buy
Planet of the Dead buy
The Day of the Doctor: 50th Anniversary Special (Blu-ray) buy
The Day of the Doctor: 50th Anniversary Special buy
The Doctor, The Widow and the Wardrobe: 2011 Christmas Special (Blu-ray) buy
The Doctor, The Widow and the Wardrobe: 2011 Christmas Special buy
The End of Time, Parts 1 & 2: 2009 Christmas/New Year's Special (Blu-ray) buy
The End of Time, Parts 1 & 2: 2009 Christmas/New Year's Special buy
The Infinite Quest buy
The Next Doctor: 2008 Christmas Special buy
The Snowmen: 2012 Christmas Special (Blu-ray) buy
The Snowmen: 2012 Christmas Special buy
The Time of the Doctor: 2013 Christmas Special (Blu-ray) buy
The Time of the Doctor: 2013 Christmas Special buy
The Waters of Mars (Blu-ray) buy
The Waters of Mars buy

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Reviews for Doctor Who (Top)
The Complete 6th Series - I love visiting The Doctor (11/25/2011)
Ratings:
Video:   9/10
Audio:   10/10
Extras:   6/10

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Summary of "The Complete 6th Series - I love visiting The Doctor":
I really enjoyed this season, almost as much as season 5 (which was absolutely brilliant). There were a few "OMG, what on Earth?!" moments this season, and I'm very happy no one spoiled them for me while the episodes were airing.

This show continues to amaze me with funny, touching, scary and exciting episodes. The music... ohhh... the music! I've said before that I like the music on the show, so I went out and bought all the scores for seasons 1-5, and the Christmas episode. In fact, I'm listening to them as I type this.

This is a pretty loaded set, containing a lot of interesting material. I still get bothered by the "Confidential" cutdowns, because I hate thinking that I'm missing something important (and I know I am!). The commentary tracks were fun to listen to, but I want them on every episode (I'm so greedy). I thought the "Night and the Doctor" segments were fun, and I enjoyed the "Episode Prequels," I just wish the BBC had given me the opportunity to play these using the "play all" feature on each disc.

I can't wait for season 7, though I know I'll have to. (read entire review)

A Christmas Carol: 2010 Christmas Special - Merry Christmas! (2/23/2011)
Ratings:
Video:   9/10
Audio:   9/10
Extras:   2/10

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Summary of "A Christmas Carol: 2010 Christmas Special - Merry Christmas!":
What a wonderful episode! Michael Gambon was perfect as "Kazran Sardick," the Ebenezer Scrooge-type character. I'm always amazed by the writing of Doctor Who episodes; a single episode can be funny, sad, and scary.

I'm not really a fan of single-episode releases, but I guess it makes sense with the Christmas episode given the timing. It's also a decent release, as BBC has included the complete "Confidential" episode, and the "Proms" concert, though the audio is severely lacking there. You could always hold out for the episode on a forthcoming season set, though I doubt you'll get all the bonus material that's on here. (read entire review)

The Complete Specials - Allons-y, Doctor, allons-y (3/24/2010)
Ratings:
Video:   9/10
Audio:   9/10
Extras:   6/10

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Summary of "The Complete Specials - Allons-y, Doctor, allons-y":
Yes, I cried, and I'm sure many of you did too, or will once you see the final episodes. The last 5 episodes were good, and great, and probably featured some of the best moments in the series to date. I thought "The Waters of Mars" was excellent, not only for the story, but also for the character of The Doctor. "The End of Time" parts 1 and 2 were also great, and I liked how they handled the changing of the Doctors. I'm not sure how I feel about Matt Smith being the next Doctor, but then again, I felt the same way when David Tennant took over the role. I'll just have to wait and see. (read entire review)

The Next Doctor: 2008 Christmas Special - Pretty good, not great (9/15/2009)
Ratings:
Video:   8/10
Audio:   7/10
Extras:   2/10

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Summary of "The Next Doctor: 2008 Christmas Special - Pretty good, not great":
I really hate these single-disc releases, but only because Doctor Who is so great that I want to watch more than one episode at a time. I thought this episode was fun, like all the Christmas specials in the past, though the DVD could use some beefing up. "Doctor Who at the Proms" is great, but there's absolutely no bonus material relating to the episode. No interviews with David Morrissey, or interviews of any kind, which is a real shame. I'd hate to see BBC release all these specials in one set with tons of bonus material because it'll annoy the fans that have bought these single-episode discs, but at the same time Doctor Who deserves more material than these single discs are providing. (read entire review)

Planet of the Dead - Good episode, okay disc (8/07/2009)
Ratings:
Video:   9/10
Audio:   8/10
Extras:   1/10

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Summary of "Planet of the Dead - Good episode, okay disc":
I'm not quite sure how I feel about separate releases for each of the specials. Sure, I'm happy I get to watch them earlier than if they just released a box set, but there's very little on this disc compared to a season set of the show. The Doctor Who Confidential is good, but there aren't any deleted scenes, commentary tracks, or other bonus material, and that's a bit disappointing. This is also released out of order, with the Christmas episode coming in September (the Christmas episode aired first). Luckily there won't be any continuity problems, so you can pick this up now and the Christmas episode later. (read entire review)

The Complete 4th Series - I love this show! (12/10/2008)
Ratings:
Video:   8/10
Audio:   7/10
Extras:   7/10

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Summary of "The Complete 4th Series - I love this show!":
I freakin' love this show! It's such a wonderful mix of sci-fi and comedy, and the result is a show like no other. It can go from a moment of complete seriousness, to a moment that's so hilarious I'm laughing out loud. Without going into details regarding the season, it's the finest so far, and for so many reasons.

The DVD set is good; the extras are fabulous, but BBC needs to make some corrections to the audio, and provide a chapter after the opening of the show (that frustrates me to no end, and occurs on nearly all their sets).

Go out and buy this if you haven't already, it's worth the money. (read entire review)

The Complete 2nd Series - It's the New New Doctor (1/18/2007)
Ratings:
Video:   8/10
Audio:   8/10
Extras:   6/10

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Summary of "The Complete 2nd Series - It's the New New Doctor":
I'm so glad they fixed the horrible audio problem from season 1, but there are still a few things "wrong" with this set. I'd assume that most people watch bonus material after watching the episodes, especially if they haven't seen the show yet, but the "Children in Need" special should be watched before anything else on the disc. I thought the first episode of the season started off a bit strangely, but I blamed it on my poor memory of the final moments in season 1. I'm also extremely annoyed by the long menu transitions which can't be skipped. I like to put a disc in and have a split second between menus, not a whole animated sequence.

I really enjoyed Tennant as the new doctor; I like the style of humor he brings to the show - it's a bit different from the humor Eccleston had. I was able to introduce my girlfriend to "The Doctor," and I was quite happy when she enjoyed it and watched the entire season with me. Woohoo, a new Who convert! I loved this season, especially the two-part episodes, and I can't wait for the third season (which hasn't started airing yet) to be released on DVD. It would be a treat if we got season 3 on the HD formats next year. (read entire review)

The Complete 1st Series (USA Only) - Did someone call a Doctor? (6/29/2006)
Ratings:
Video:   8/10
Audio:   6/10
Extras:   7/10

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Summary of "The Complete 1st Series (USA Only) - Did someone call a Doctor?":
The set is loaded with bonus material, but it's far from perfect. Frustrating menus, a brutal 5.1 mix, and some trimmed featurettes (and one that shouldn't be on there) drag the set down a bit. BBC releases always feel like they're 90% complete; a little rough around the edges.

I really enjoyed Eccleston as "The Doctor" but I'll keep my mind open to the new guy. I thought the new version of the show was just as fun and exciting as the older shows; they kept the cheese factor intact as well. I'll admit it took me a few episodes to get into the show, but I got sucked in during "The Unquiet Dead," and remained hooked until the final episode of the season. I enjoyed the double-length episodes, especially since I had no indication they would last longer than a regular episode (I like to be surprised).

I hope a little bit more attention is given to the second season of Doctor Who. (read entire review)

Doctor Who News (Top)
9/12/2014 Release Date is Revealed for 'Series 8' Starring Peter Capaldi
We passed along word waaaay back in early April - before they'd even finished filming all the episodes! - that Amazon had begun accepting early pre-orders for Blu-ray Disc and DVD releases of Doctor Who... (read entire news item)

8/29/2014 Official BBC Press Release for 'Deep Breath' Solo DVD and Blu-ray
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Take Home Peter Capaldi's Debut Trip in the TARDIS DOCTOR WHO: DEEP BREATH With Exclusive Bonus Content September 9, 2014 DVD or Blu-ray New York - It's the... (read entire news item)

8/22/2014 BBC Announces 'The Complete Matt Smith Years' 16-Disc Blu-ray Set
This special release comes in a collectible lay-flat book and features the Complete Matt Smith episodes: Series Five through Series Seven, all of Matt Smith's Christmas Specials including The Time of... (read entire news item)

8/07/2014 'Deep Breath' (Capaldi's Series 8 Debut Episode) on DVD, Blu-ray
Season 8 launches with a new Doctor, Peter Capaldi (In the Loop, World War Z), at the helm of the TARDIS as he's joined by companion Jenna Coleman (Captain America: The First Avenger) in what promises... (read entire news item)

6/12/2014 Announcement and Artwork for 'The 4th Series, Part 2' DVD Set
Not only do all his past companions reunite with Tenth Doctor David Tennant (Broadchurch, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire) in this thrilling set of episodes, Captain Jack Harkness (John Barrowman,... (read entire news item)

5/13/2014 Release Date and Contents for 'The 4th Series, Part 1' DVD Set
Tenth Doctor David Tennant (Broadchurch, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire) is reunited with former companion Donna Noble (Catherine Tate, The Office) in this first set of adventures from the rebooted... (read entire news item)

4/30/2014 'The Doctors Revisited Giftset' Bundles the 3 Previous Releases
During the second half of 2013, while the entire world was celebrating the 50th Anniversary of Doctor Who, BBC Home Entertainment released three DVD packages reviewing the history of The Doctor, with... (read entire news item)

4/22/2014 The Weeping Angels Cover the Box for 'The 3rd Series, Part 2'
A few weeks ago we reported that on July 8th the BBC would release Doctor Who - The 3rd Series, Part 2, a 2-DVD set for $19.96 SRP. At the time we didn't have cover art for this item, but now we've got... (read entire news item)

4/07/2014 It Hasn't Finished Filming Yet, but BDs and DVDs of 'The Complete 8th Series' are Planned
The next series (season) of the long-running BBC program is still being produced, with 12th Doctor actor Peter Capaldi (The Thick Of It, The Musketeers) and new recurring character "Danny Pink" (Samuel... (read entire news item)

3/28/2014 Date Scheduled for 'The 3rd Series, Part 2' Half-Season DVD Set
Tenth Doctor David Tennant (Broadchurch, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire) and his companion, Martha Jones (Freema Agyeman, Law and Order UK, The Carrie Diaries) travel across space and time in another... (read entire news item)

3/24/2014 Final Cover for 'An Adventure in Space and Time,' Plus a 'Series 3, Pt 1' Set
We reported at the end of last month that the folks at BBC Home Entertainment were looking for fan help in choosing which cover art should be used for their upcoming May 27th general retail release of... (read entire news item)

3/17/2014 2-DVD Set for 'The 2nd Series, Part 2' with Tennant's 10th Doctor
David Tennant (Broadchurch, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire) continues his triumphant reign as the Tenth Doctor in part two of the second series of the re-booted Doctor Who! Watch as the TARDIS is... (read entire news item)

1/21/2014 Revised Package Art for the New '2nd Series, Part 1' DVDs
Last week we reported that on April 8th there will be a new BBC Home Entertainment release of a 2-DVD set, "Doctor Who - The 2nd Series, Part 1," priced at $19.96 SRP and containing the first 7 episodes... (read entire news item)

1/15/2014 A New 2-DVD Set for the 2005 Show: 'The 2nd Series, Part 1'
David Tennant (Broadchurch, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire) kicks off his triumphant reign as the Tenth Doctor with these first seven thrilling episodes from the second series of the re-booted Doctor... (read entire news item)

12/19/2013 Press Release for 'The Time of the Doctor: 2013 Christmas Special' on DVD, Blu-ray
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Complete Your Eleventh Doctor Collection DOCTOR WHO: THE TIME OF THE DOCTOR The Final Appearance of Matt Smith as The Doctor March 4, 2014 New York; December... (read entire news item)

12/18/2013 'The Time of the Doctor: 2013 Christmas Special': Date, Cost, Extras, Art!
In this hugely anticipated follow-up to the record breaking Doctor Who 50th Anniversary Special, we bid adieu to Eleventh Doctor Matt Smith and welcome Peter Capaldi (The Thick of It, The Hour) in his... (read entire news item)

12/02/2013 Final List of Extras in BBC Press Release for 'The Day of the Doctor: 50th Ann. Special'
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Doctor Who's 50th Anniversary Special on Blu-ray 3D/Blu-ray/DVD Combo Pack, and DVD DOCTOR WHO: THE DAY OF THE DOCTOR December 10, 2013 Starring Matt Smith, David... (read entire news item)

11/15/2013 More Extras for 'The Day of the Doctor: 50th Anniversary Special' on DVD, Blu #SaveTheDay
The Doctors embark on their greatest adventure in this 50th Anniversary Special. In 2013, something terrible is awakening in London's National Gallery, in 1562, a murderous plot is afoot in Elizabethan... (read entire news item)

9/20/2013 'The Day of the Doctor: 50th Anniversary Special': Date, Cost, Packaging, More!
The world's longest-running Sci-Fi series is celebrating its 50th Anniversary with an explosive special, The Day of the Doctor. The special stars Matt Smith, David Tennant, and Jenna Coleman with Billie... (read entire news item)

9/05/2013 Press Release Has Great News for 'Series 1-7 Limited Edition Blu-ray Giftset'
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Fantastic, Allons-y, Geronimo... Together In One Special Blue Box! DOCTOR WHO: THE COMPLETE SERIES 1-7 LIMITED EDITION BLU-RAY GIFT SET Includes 120 Minutes of Bonus... (read entire news item)

9/04/2013 Episodes, Packaging, Date and Cost for 'The Doctors Revisited: 9-11'
In this triumphant 50th Anniversary year for Doctor Who, we complete our celebration of the extraordinary actors who have starred as the Doctor with this look at three exceptionally gifted performers,... (read entire news item)

7/29/2013 Official BBC Press Release for 'The Complete 7th Series' Lists More Extras!
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Three Companions, Two Christmases, One Thrilling Season DOCTOR WHO THE COMPLETE SEVENTH SERIES September 24, 2013 New York; July 29, 2013 - BBC Home Entertainment... (read entire news item)

7/17/2013 'Limited Edition All Blu-ray Gift Set: Complete Seasons 1-7' is Coming!
As many Whovians (fans of Doctor Who) know, the original 1963 program was shot on videotape, not on film, with the sole exception on the January 1970 debut of Jon Pertwee as the 3rd Doctor: Story #051:... (read entire news item)

7/12/2013 Blu-ray and DVD Package Art for 'The Complete 7th Series'
Two days ago we reported about the September 24th BBC/Warner release of Doctor Who - The Complete 7th Series on DVD and high-def Blu-ray Disc. At the time we had all of the details, including bonus material,... (read entire news item)

7/10/2013 'The Complete 7th Series' BDs, DVDs: Date, Extras, TWO Christmas Specials!
Matt Smith returns as the Eleventh Doctor in thirteen blockbuster episodes plus two specials, each a brand new epic adventure with new monsters and familiar foes like you've never seen them before! The... (read entire news item)

5/01/2013 The Snowmen have Melted - No Episode on Season 7, Part 2
When we posted news for Doctor Who: The 7th Series, Part 2 in late-March, the information we had indicated that "The Snowmen," the Christmas episode from 2012, would be included. Now, it turns out that... (read entire news item)

4/17/2013 Individual DVD and Blu-ray Releases for 'The Snowmen' (2012 Christmas Special)
Christmas Eve, 1892, and the falling snow is the stuff of fairytales. When the fairytale becomes a nightmare and a chilling menace threatens Earth, an unorthodox young governess, Clara, calls on the Doctor... (read entire news item)

4/05/2013 Blu-ray, DVD Plans for 'The Complete 7th Series' of the 2005 Show
The most recent series (season) of the re-launched legendary show has just begun airing its second half, and the BBC has already released or scheduled upcoming half-season sets of it in DVD and Blu formats.... (read entire news item)

3/27/2013 Bonus Material for 'The 7th Series, Part 2' on DVD, Blu-ray
A week ago the BBC announced that Doctor Who - The 7th Series, Part 2 is coming to DVD and Blu-ray Disc on May 28th, with the 2012 Christmas Special and the upcoming 8 episodes that remain in the current... (read entire news item)

3/20/2013 Blu-rays, DVDs for 'The 7th Series, Part 2': Date, Cost, Packaging
The Doctor kicks off this new run of adventures by searching for his companion Clara - an Impossible Girl he's already lost twice. Together they find themselves battling monsters on distant alien planets,... (read entire news item)

1/28/2013 Early Info about Plans for 7th Series, Pt 2 and Complete 7th Series
This past Friday the folks at the BBC American Shop online store posted a blog update about upcoming DVD plans for Doctor Who. They've confirmed that they are indeed working on Blu-ray Disc and DVD editions... (read entire news item)

9/28/2012 Finalized Package Art and New Content Details for the 41-DVD 'Limited Edition Gift Set'
As you probably know, tomorrow's new episode of Doctor Who marks the end of the first part of the 7th series (season), bringing us to the mid-season break and meaning there's no more new Who until the... (read entire news item)

9/26/2012 'Limited Ed. Gift Set' Gives 6 Seasons on DVD, Art Cards, Comics and a Sonic Screwdriver!
BBC brings you the Doctor Who Limited Edition Gift Set just in time for the holiday season! This limited edition Doctor Who collector's box will be the ultimate holiday gift for Doctor Who fans! It includes... (read entire news item)

9/04/2012 Updated List of Extras for 'The 7th Series, Part 1' on DVD and Blu-ray
This past Friday, just in time for the season premiere, the folks at BBC Home Entertainment revealed that Doctor Who - The 7th Series, Part 1 would be available on DVD and high-def Blu-ray Disc this coming... (read entire news item)

8/31/2012 Blu-rays, DVDs Announced for 'The 7th Series, Part 1': Date, Cost, Early Artwork, Extras
Join the Doctor, his companions Amy and Rory (a.k.a. the Ponds) and numerous friends on their latest escapades through space and time, where they puzzle an unexpected invasion of Earth, save a spaceship... (read entire news item)

8/09/2012 VERY Early (and Spoilery) Plans for 'The 7th Series, Part 1'
The seventh series of the new Doctor Who, starring Matt Smith as the 11th Doctor, hasn't even begun airing yet...not here in North America, and not even in the show's native United Kingdom (where they're... (read entire news item)

1/17/2012 Official Press Release for 'The Doctor, The Widow and the Wardrobe' DVDs, Blu-rays
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DOCTOR WHO: THE DOCTOR, THE WIDOW AND THE WARDROBE DVD and Blu-ray February 14, 2012 "The Doctor at Christmas - it always just feels so right. When I was a kid, Santa... (read entire news item)

12/15/2011 Blu-rays, DVDs for the 2011 Christmas Special: 'The Doctor, The Widow and the Wardrobe'
It's Christmas Eve, 1938, when Madge Arwell comes to the aid of an injured Spaceman Angel as she cycles home. He promises to repay her kindness - all she has to do is make a wish. Three years later,... (read entire news item)

10/17/2011 Official BBC Press Release for 'The Complete 6th Series' DVDs, Blu-rays Lists Finalized Extras
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DOCTOR WHO: THE COMPLETE SIXTH SERIES DVD and Blu-ray on November 22, 2011 October 17, 2011 - Hop in the TARDIS with the Doctor and his companions on November 22, when... (read entire news item)

9/12/2011 'The Complete 6th Series' Bonus Material and Final Box Art for DVD, Blu-ray
Last week the BBC announced the release dates, on DVD and high-def Blu-ray Disc, for both Doctor Who - The 6th Series, Part 2 (available November 8th) and also for the 6-disc releases (on both formats)... (read entire news item)

9/08/2011 DateS (Plural), Art and More for 'The 6th Series, Part 2' and 'The Complete 6th Series'
The truth about River Song is out and the time has come for the Doctor to face his greatest demons. Venturing across centuries and galaxies, the Doctor, Amy and Rory will encounter the greatest war criminal... (read entire news item)

8/05/2011 What? What? Whaaat? Yes, We've Got Final Packaging for 'The David Tennant Years' Gift Set!
This past Tuesday we broke the news that the BBC and distributor Warner Home Entertainment are bringing out a 26-DVD gift set of Doctor Who - The David Tennant Years, an homage to the actor who played... (read entire news item)

8/02/2011 Allons-y! BBC Video Announces a Collectible DVD Set for 'The David Tennant Years'
Just in time for the holidays, the BBC brings together in one massive collection the complete David Tennant years as the 10th Doctor in Doctor Who! Perhaps no Doctor has been more popular in North America... (read entire news item)

5/03/2011 'The 6th Series, Part 1' Date, Cost, Boxes and Extras for DVD and Blu-ray
Matt Smith and Karen Gillan make their triumphant return as the Doctor and his companion in an all-new series of Doctor Who! The new series will split in two parts, with DVD/Blu-ray release dates in July... (read entire news item)

4/02/2011 The BBC Reveals the 11th Doctor's DVD and Blu-ray Plans for the 6th Season
NOTE: The following story - a special post made on a Saturday - contains what might be considered mild spoilers, sweetie. But just mild, in this writer's opinion...nothing worse than you will learn in,... (read entire news item)

12/13/2010 The BBC's Official Press Release for 'A Christmas Carol' on DVD and Blu-ray Disc
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DOCTOR WHO: A CHRISTMAS CAROL Street Date: 2/15/11 DVD SRP: $14.98 ($18.74 in Canada) Blu-ray SRP: $19.89 ($24.95 in Canada) Harry Potter and The King's Speech Actor Sir... (read entire news item)

12/09/2010 A Dickens Classic and 'Dumbledore' Meet the Doctor on DVD, Blu: 'A Christmas Carol'!
Amy and Rory are trapped on a crashing space liner, and the only way The Doctor can rescue them is to save the soul of a lonely old miser, in a festive edition of the time-travelling adventure, written... (read entire news item)

11/10/2010 Fans Question Availability of 'Doctor Who - Series 5', 'Sherlock - Season 1'; BBC Answers
Yesterday, November 9th, was the official street date for the BBC's releases, on DVD and high-def Blu-ray disc formats, of both Doctor Who - The Complete 5th Series and of Sherlock - Season 1 (in fact,... (read entire news item)

7/21/2010 Bonus Material for DVD and Blu-ray of The Complete 5th Series
A couple of days ago we passed along info from the Los Angeles Times that November 9th will see the release of Doctor Who - The Complete 5th Series, starring Matt Smith as the 11th Doctor, in both DVD... (read entire news item)

7/19/2010 Release Date, An Interesting Extra and Box Art for The Complete 5th Series
Several weeks ago we reported the BBC America news that "a lush 6-disc collection is in works and should be available on both Blu-ray and DVD in time for the holidays" for Doctor Who - The Complete 5th... (read entire news item)

6/25/2010 Matt Smith as The 11th Doctor is Coming Home for the Holidays on DVD and Blu-ray
A new era of the BAFTA-winning series, Doctor Who, from new lead writer and executive producer Steven Moffat. The series follows the adventures of the Doctor, the mysterious traveler who, with his human... (read entire news item)

3/11/2010 Long Delay Before an Animated 10th Doctor Takes Us to Dreamland
At the end of January it was announced that the second animated adventure of David Tennant's 10th Doctor would be coming to DVD in North America on May 4th, when the BBC and distributor Warner Home Video... (read entire news item)

1/27/2010 Tennant's 10th Doctor Visits Area 51 in the Animated 'Dreamland' Serial **UPDATED**
Dry Springs, Nevada, 1958. The Doctor finds an extraterrestrial artifact which draws the attention of a mysterious man in black, an alien warrior and Colonel Stark, commander of Dreamland - the military... (read entire news item)

1/06/2010 Finalized Blu-ray and DVD Package Art for 'The End of Time, Parts 1 & 2'
The other day BBC/Warner revealed the finalized packaging for Doctor Who - The Complete Specials, coming out as a 5-disc set on DVD and Blu-ray formats in a few weeks, on February 2nd. At the bottom... (read entire news item)

1/05/2010 Sneak Preview Video Clip from the Bonus Material of The Complete Specials
In advance of the February 2nd DVD release of the final Doctor Who adventures starring David Tennant, the BBC would like to share with you a sneak peek of one of the bonus features available in the 5-disc... (read entire news item)

1/04/2010 Final DVD and Blu-ray Package Art for 'The Complete Specials' Set
Did everybody catch the Christmas and New Year Doctor Who specials, "The End of Time, Parts 1 & 2"? That final David Tennant story arc co-starred the incredible Bernard Cribbins (who turned 81 last week...and... (read entire news item)

12/04/2009 Official Answer for The Next Doctor on Blu-ray, Plus the BBC's Press Release ***UPDATE: Online Previews for 'The End of Time, Part 1' ***
Earlier this week we reported that the BBC and distributor Warner Home Video had now formally announced home video releases on February 2nd for Doctor Who - The Waters of Mars (DVD and Blu-ray), Doctor... (read entire news item)

12/01/2009 Box Art, Extras and More for DVDs and BDs of 'Waters of Mars,' 'End of Time' and 'Complete Specials' ***UPDATE: MORE Art, Details, and Extras***
Just over a month ago, the BBC issued a press release which revealed that February 2nd would see the DVD and Blu-ray Disc releases for North America of Doctor Who - The Waters of Mars (52 minutes; DVD:... (read entire news item)

10/30/2009 BBC Press Release for Broadcast of the Final Tennant Specials Reveals DVD/Blu-ray Dates!
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE THE DOCTOR WHO SPECIALS ARE LANDING ON BBC AMERICA "Mars, 2059. Bowie Base one. Last recorded message: don´t drink the water. Don´t even touch it. Not one drop." - The... (read entire news item)

6/24/2009 Individual DVD Release Announced for 2008 Christmas Special The Next Doctor *UPDATED*
Christmas Eve, 1851, and the Cybermen stalk the snow of Victorian London. When the Doctor arrives and starts to investigate a spate of mysterious deaths, he's surprised to meet another Doctor. And soon,... (read entire news item)

6/01/2009 DVD & High-Def Blu-Ray Releases of Planet of the Dead Special
When a London bus travels through a worm-hole to an alien world, the Doctor must join forces with the extraordinary Lady Christina to help the unfortunate passengers, and themselves, get back home. But... (read entire news item)

8/01/2008 Revised, Corrected Box Art for Doctor Who - The Infinite Quest
The other day we brought you BBC/Warner's announcement for their DVD release of Doctor Who - The Infinite Quest, coming out on November 18th. The studio sent us a look at the box art that day, but several... (read entire news item)

7/30/2008 The 10th Doctor and Martha Get Animated and Go On The Infinite Quest *UPDATED*
For those of you who aren't in-the-know, Totally Doctor Who was a CBBC (Children's BBC) program in the U.K. which began running along the start of the second season of Doctor Who, when David Tennant took... (read entire news item)

7/29/2008 Alert! Alert! It is the Doctor! Package Art is Here for The Complete 4th Series
This morning we brought you the then-breaking news that BBC/Warner had announced the DVD release of Doctor Who - The Complete 4th Series, starring David Tennant and Catherine Tate. At the time we had... (read entire news item)

7/29/2008 David Tennant's 10th Doctor Returns to DVD with The Complete 4th Series
The Doctor is in! Overnight the folks at BBC Video and distributor Warner Home Video have announced the release of Doctor Who - The Complete 4th Series on DVD. This new 6-disc set, arriving on November... (read entire news item)

4/15/2008 BBC Arranges Download of 'Missing' Cast Track from 3rd Season DVDs
Last November we reported in a story labeled "What's With the Commentary Track on Season 3 Being Replaced?" that the final episode of the third season had gotten a different audio commentary track than... (read entire news item)

11/18/2007 What's With the Commentary Track on Season 3 Being Replaced?
Doctor Who - The Complete 3rd Series, released on DVD earlier this month in North America, was quickly noticed to have an issue with the final episode on the set, "Last of the Time Lords" (the last part... (read entire news item)

8/30/2007 Details About Bonus Material For 3rd Season DVDs
As we just reported a few minutes ago, the Sci Fi Wire (a news service of The Sci Fi Channel) has posted a story that talks about the DVD extras for Doctor Who spin-off, Torchwood. The bottom of that... (read entire news item)

8/07/2007 Season 3's Large Box Pic, Disc Breakdown & 'DVD Coming-Soon' Trailer
After our box art picture last week for Doctor Who - The Complete 3rd Series on DVD (ships November 6th), fans were interested in getting a bigger look than the one we originally had gotten. We've got... (read entire news item)

8/02/2007 We've Got 3rd Series Box Art in North America (Different from Region 2 Box Art)
Last week we posted a story to let you know that the BBC is preparing a November 6th release date of Doctor Who - The Complete 3rd Series on DVD. Now distributor Warner Home Video is preparing to officially... (read entire news item)

7/23/2007 Early Season 3 information
The other day we received an email from David Jessup pointing us to a new listing on the BBC America website advertising the third season of Doctor Who for release on November 6. The listing starts by... (read entire news item)

1/19/2007 BBC issues statement regarding NetFlix problem
Earlier today we posted a news item letting our readers know that there was a problem with disc 1 from the second season of Doctor Who. We believed the problem was only with NetFlix discs, and wanted... (read entire news item)

1/19/2007 Did you see the chainsaw episode? ***Updated***
We've had a few readers write in to report a strange glitch with Doctor Who season 2, which they rented from NetFlix. At exactly the 32:40 mark of disc 1, episode 2 ("New Earth") the video switches to... (read entire news item)

9/22/2006 Season 2 coming in January
Sci Fi Wire has posted an announcement from BBC Worldwide Americas executives that the second season of Doctor Who will be released on January 16, 2007. The set will be released on the Tuesday following... (read entire news item)

7/16/2006 First Season of New Who Breaks Up Into 4 Separate Quadrants!
The BBC has plans to break up the new Doctor Who box set and sell the discs separately. The recently released season 1 set will become 4 single-disc releases, leaving the 5th disc, which holds the Doctor... (read entire news item)

1/24/2006 The Doctor leaps back to Feb, plus interior box art
It seems as though there's been a lot of confusion with the upcoming release of Doctor Who. First it was scheduled for Canada, then we heard it was coming out in the US on February 14 as well, then it... (read entire news item)

1/18/2006 Canadian Release Of 2005 Show Delayed A Bit After All
A week ago we reported that the 2005 version of Doctor Who, starring Christopher Eccleston as the 9th Doctor, was delayed in the USA until the 4th of July holiday, due to the SciFi Channel's pick-up of... (read entire news item)

1/12/2006 Reason for delay explained - Sci-Fi Channel picks up series
Two days ago we posted news that the February 14 release of Doctor Who had been pulled from the schedule, and today we know why; Sci-Fi Channel has picked up the series and will begin airing it later... (read entire news item)

1/10/2006 The Doctor calls in sick - Season 1 delayed
Earlier today we received a report that Doctor Who may be delayed from the planned Feb 14 release date. We checked with the BBC PR company, and they checked with BBC and were told that there were "complications"... (read entire news item)

12/19/2005 9th Doctor's Season 1 Artwork!
We have a special look at the artwork for the first season of the new Doctor Who. The title is coming on February 14, but it's not up for preorder yet. Don't forget that screenshot previews are available... (read entire news item)

12/03/2005 Want an early look at some Season 1 screenshots?
A few days ago we reported that the new Christopher Eccleston-starring regeneration of Doctor Who was coming to the U.S.A. (as well as Canada) on February 14th...news that was confirmed by the BBC that... (read entire news item)

11/30/2005 February Release of 9th Doctor NOT Just For Canada Anymore! USA To Get It, Too!
SciFiWire has just unleashed a bombshell this morning! In mid-October, we posted news that the BBC would release the new 2005 Doctor Who series on DVD in Canada, but stated that "there aren't any plans... (read entire news item)

10/18/2005 Region 1 Release of the New Doctor is Planned for Canada
We've been looking at the possibility of Canada receiving a set of the 2005 Doctor Who series for awhile now, and it's finally paid off. The BBC posted a press release talking about their sales successes... (read entire news item)


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