Get ready for a final farewell to the Ponds
BBC AMERICA’s Doctor Who returns after a record-breaking season with five blockbuster episodes on September 1 as part of Supernatural Saturday. Join the Doctor, his companions Amy and Rory (aka the Ponds) and numerous friends on their latest escapades through space and time where they puzzle an unexpected invasion of Earth, save a spaceship full of dinosaurs, don Stetsons in a Wild Wild West adventure and are even kidnapped by the Doctor’s oldest foe. The explosive series concludes with Amy and Rory’s heart-breaking farewell – a race against time through the streets of Manhattan. Will the Doctor really lose the Ponds forever? There’s only one way to find out… Doctor Who premieres Saturday, September 1, 9:00pm ET as part of Supernatural Saturday.
In the season opener, Asylum of the Daleks, the Doctor is forced on an impossible mission after being kidnapped by his oldest foe – to a place even the Daleks are too terrified to enter…. the Asylum. A planetary prison confining the most terrifying and insane of their kind, the Doctor and the Ponds must find an escape route. But with Amy and Rory’s relationship in meltdown, and an army of mad Daleks closing in, it is up to the Doctor to save their lives, as well as the Pond’s marriage.
Last year, Doctor Who was the #1 top-selling series on the iTunes Store in the US. Last month, the series became the first British television series to ever grace the cover of Entertainment Weekly.
Asylum of the Daleks – Episode 1
Kidnapped by his oldest foe, the Doctor is forced on an impossible mission – to a place even the Daleks are too terrified to enter…. the Asylum. A planetary prison confining the most terrifying and insane of their kind, the Doctor and the Ponds must find an escape route. But with Amy and Rory’s relationship in meltdown, and an army of mad Daleks closing in, it is up to the Doctor to save their lives, as well as the Pond’s marriage. Asylum of the Daleks premieres Saturday, September 1, 9:00pm ET.
Dinosaurs on a Spaceship – Episode 2
An unmanned spaceship hurtles towards certain destruction – unless the Doctor can save it, and its impossible cargo…… of dinosaurs. By his side a ragtag gang of adventurers; a big game hunter, an Egyptian Queen and a surprised member of the Pond family. But little does the Doctor know there is someone else onboard who will stop at nothing to keep hold of his precious, prehistoric cargo. Dinosaurs on a Spaceship premieres Saturday, September 8, 9:00pm ET.
A Town Called Mercy – Episode 3
The Doctor gets a Stetson (and a gun), and finds himself the reluctant Sheriff of a Western town under siege by a relentless cyborg, who goes by the name of, the Gunslinger. But who is he and what does he want? The answer seems to lie with the mysterious, Kahler-Jex, an alien doctor (yes another one) whose initial appearance is hiding a dark secret. A Town Called Mercy premieres Saturday, September 15, 9:00pm ET.
Details on episodes 4 & 5 will be released at a later date.
The Doctor Matt Smith (Going for Gold, Christopher and His Kind)
Amy Pond Karen Gillan (We’ll Take Manhattan, The Kevin Bishop Show)
Rory Williams Arthur Darvill (Broadchurch, Little Dorrit)
Executive Producer and Lead Writer Steven Moffat (Sherlock, The Adventures of Tintin)
Executive Producer Caroline Skinner (The Fades)
Writers Steven Moffat (ep 1)
Chris Chibnall (ep 2) (Torchwood, Camelot, Law & Order: UK)
Toby Whithouse (ep 3) (Being Human)
Directors Nick Hurran (ep 1) (Little Black Book, The Prisoner)
Saul Metzstein (ep 2&3) (Upstairs Downstairs)
Series Producer Marcus Wilson (True Dare Kiss, Life on Mars)