We already told you about the simulcast premiere of Doctor Who season 11 on BBC America. Now, the network has announced Doctor Who: The Ultimate Watch Party. Starting a half hour before the 1:45pm ET/10:45am PT premiere, the watch party will bring added content.
Set a reminder for 1:15pm ET/10:15am PT so you don’t miss a minute of the party. For thirty minutes before the episode’s premiere and continuing after it ends, fans will be treated to some inside scoop. There will be interviews with the Doctor herself, Jodie Whittaker, about her experiences on the show. In addition, panel interviews with fans and experts on Doctor Who will be shown.
Already have plans for early Sunday? Don’t fret because BBC America will be rebroadcasting the episode in its regular time-slot of 8pm ET/PT. From then on, Doctor Who will air regularly at 8pm ET/PT on Sundays.
Here’s the press release from BBC America with all the details:
**DOCTOR WHO AIRTIME UPDATE**
BBC AMERICA’S DOCTOR WHO GLOBAL PREMIERE GOES COAST-TO-COAST AT 1:45PM ET/10:45AM PT ON SUNDAY, OCTOBER 7TH
The highly-anticipated global premiere of BBC AMERICA’s Doctor Who on Sunday, October 7th, will now be simulcasting coast-to-coast at 1:45pm ET/10:45am PT on the network. That evening, BBC AMERICA will air a special encore at 8pm ET/PT with bonus interviews with Jodie Whittaker and footage from New York Comic Con. For the run of the season, the series will premiere regularly at 8pm ET/PT on Sundays.
In addition, to feed fans’ ever-increasing excitement about Doctor Who’s return, BBC AMERICA will be surrounding the day’s premieres with Doctor Who: The Ultimate Watch Party, beginning at 1:15pm ET/10:15am PT and continuing after the episode ends. The show will feature exclusive interviews with Jodie Whittaker and panel interviews with Doctor Who fans and experts.
In case you missed it, check out Jodie Whittaker’s visit to The Late Show with Stephen Colbert:
If you missed the trailer or would just like to see it again, check out Doctor Who Goes Full-On Space Adventure in New Trailer
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Doctor Who season 11 premieres on BBC America Sunday, October 7 at 1:45pm ET with a rebroadcast at 8pm ET/PT