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Friday, 14 January 2011

Doctor Who Magazine 430

Doctor Who Magazine issue 430 has been released. The cover was released on the Doctor Who Magazine Facebook page. It is out now for £4.50.






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Sunday, 9 January 2011

Torchwood: Miracle Day

The BBC has released a new Press Release, for the next series of Torchwood, which has been renamed from The New World, to Miracle Day. It features a new revealing synopsis of the story, character descriptions, and much more.

Synopsis

One day, nobody dies. All across the world, nobody dies. And then the next day, and the next, and the next, people keep aging -- they get hurt and sick -- but they never die. The result: a population boom, overnight. With all the extra people, resources are finite. It’s said that in four months’ time, the human race will cease to be viable. But this can’t be a natural event – someone’s got to be behind it. It’s a race against time as C.I.A. agent Rex Matheson investigates a global conspiracy. The answers lie within an old, secret British institute. As Rex keeps asking “What is Torchwood?", he’s drawn into a world of adventure, and a threat to change what it means to be human, forever.

Character Descriptions of new characters

REX MATHESON (Mekhi Phifer)

He’s the golden boy. The embodiment of the American dream and has been all his life. Harvard education, Rex is destined for success and could make a fortune in Wall Street or Hollywood, but he chose the C.I.A. because he believes in justice and will fight for it. He can talk his way into anything, then charm his way out, fast. This may be just what he needs as he joins forces with Jack and Gwen to fight a global mystery behind “Miracle Day” that has them racing from one crisis to another, dodging assassins, blackmail, corruption and conspiracy, from Washington to Wales and the slums of Shanghai.


ESTHER DRUMMOND (Alexa Havins)

Esther is an innocent, in a world of assassins, liars and zealots. She got where she is with the C.I.A through diligence and application. Hard work keeps Esther focused but she still dreams of active duty as a field agent serving her country. The dream is going to happen faster than she thinks and in no time at all, Esther finds herself running alongside Jack, Gwen and Rex, living off the grid, gun in hand, fighting a global conspiracy against enemies ranging from big business to the state. It’s a tough, brutal, hard lifestyle where survival is hard won and life-changing choices have to be made.


OSWALD DANES (Bill Pullman)

Well-educated and a former school teacher, Oswald’s a convicted child killer, both guilty and unrepentant. But when Oswald survives his own execution, he’s given a whole new life. The most infamous man in the world, he becomes the most provocative figure in modern media. He’s a flare, reviled yet mesmerizing, whose very existence embodies how the world changed on “Miracle Day”.


DR. VERA JUAREZ (Arlene Tur)

An attending surgeon in Washington D.C., she’s smart, fast talking and hard working, Vera is on the frontline of medical care on “Miracle Day”. As the world crisis grows, Vera's surgical and ER experience sees her recruited to advise on government think-tanks until she has to make a moral choice of enormous consequence. Sexy, confident and passionate, Vera's life is soon inextricably tangled up with Rex's.



Thanks to The Doctor Who News Page, for the full press release.

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Wednesday, 5 January 2011

National Television Awards Nominations - Doctor Who

The final round of voting for the National Television Awards is now available to vote in, with Doctor Who nominated for the Drama category, and Matt Smith nominated for the Best Performance category. Click here to vote. The winners will be revealed on the 26th January on ITV1 at 7:30pm.

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A Christmas Carol Official Ratings

BARB has released the official figures for A Christmas Carol, as 12.11 million, on BBC One and BBC HD. It was the fourth most watched of the Christmas week, behind EastEnders, Coronation Street and Come Fly With Me.

Thanks to Doctor Who News Page.

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