Should the BBC give up on popular commercial programming like, oh, I don't know, Doctor Who? A "green paper" to be released today reportedly calls for reconsidering the British Broadcasting Corporation's purpose, while the government plans to force the BBC to dig deep into its own pockets to fund license fees for citizens over […]
Community, the NBC sitcom beloved of Doctor Who fans for its "Inspector Spacetime" parody, has parted ways with its creator, Dan Harmon. Community's cult audience is up in arms. What if the same thing ever happened to Doctor Who?
Torchwood: Miracle Day is coming! Just a bit more…slowly…for British viewers. Why is that, and how might Torchwood come to resemble the adventures of a time-traveling archaeologist?
See also: RTD's interview with the Guardian
Collecting the known knowns, the known unknowns, an unknown unknown, and some speculation about the future of Series 7 of Doctor Who, known-known to air in 2012 and 2013.
Steven Manfred's (www.doctorwhodvdfaq.com) anonymously-sourced speculation on the Series 7 schedule was posted to the Gallifrey Base forums on June 18 in the Transmissions-"Doctor Who in […]
Fandom is so atomized: Take any two wildly popular genre figures such as "Doctor Who" and "Neil Gaiman" and you'll find many fans of one nearly unaware of the other. In this Time Dilation edition of 2MTL, Chicks Dig Time Lords co-editor Tara O'Shea and I take a walk down the the shelves […]
Some U.S. fans accustomed to waiting for iTunes or using "other means" to get their Who Fix (TM) found it hard to deal with commercials, promos and additions to the day-and-date broadcast of "The Impossible Astronaut" on BBC America. Patience, folks: not only are those changes unavoidable in the TV biz, but they're ultimately […]
Less than two weeks away, a confession: I've been overwhelmed not only by the mammoth wall of hype over the debut of Series 6, but by some of the implications of the new season itself.
Plus, listener feedback! Plus, simultaneously, an illustration of how listener feedback can go horribly wrong! (Bad influence: Ask a […]
Top Gear America's taking it on the chin, dare I say unfairly, from the purist fans of the original. And that helps me predict whether Doctor Who will follow in The Office's footsteps as another BBC property being remade for U.S. audiences.
Who Fix co-founder, Tachyon TV co-conspirator, and video and new media professor (wait, that sounds terribly legitimate) Neil Perryman fixes blame for Dimensions in Time while making some best-case and worst-case predictions for Doctor Who's future. This is Day 2 of BBC Week on 2MTL.
Next up: Mark Goodacre, the Resident Alien, with […]
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