'Doctor Who' and the Constraints of the American Cultural Cold War | 28 Jul 2016 // 9:30 PM
Decolonization, shifting demographics and the rise of the US needed to be understood and processed through the British popular imagination. The Doctor landed his TARDIS just in time to help.
Doctor Who: "Seeing patterns in things that aren't there" | 13 Jun 2016 // 10:00 PM
How a '90s Doctor Who might have been uniquely Doctor Who while differing greatly from what it actually ended up becoming.
What Happens When Happy Shows Turn All X-Files on You? | 11 Jan 2017 // 9:00 PM
From The Brady Bunch to M*A*S*H, what do we do when our favorite TV shows spawn shockingly dark offspring?
Land of Soap and Glory: An Ode to British TV | 17 Nov 2015 // 9:30 PM
If you type the word “doctor” in the Wikipedia search box, “Doctor Who” appears ahead of “doctorate”. Now that’s cultural relevance for you.
'Doctor Who': Mackie Is the Best Thing About "The Pilot" Episode | 18 Apr 2017 // 4:30 AM
Pearl Mackie turns in a warm, charming, and entirely compelling performance in the role of Bill in only her second TV appearance.
The Doctor (Finally) Returns to TV in the Serviceable "Doctor Mysterio" | 3 Jan 2017 // 6:00 AM
The referencing that we've come to expect falls strangely flat: a mishmash of tropes, symbols, and callbacks that ultimately don’t lead anywhere.
'Doctor Who': Casting a Woman as the Doctor Offers Fresh Perspectives and a New Kind of Role Model | 21 Jul 2017 // 4:00 AM
The BBC's announcement of Jodie Whittaker as the first female Doctor has sections of fandom up in arms. Why all the fuss?
'Doctor Who': "Thin Ice" Is a Welcome Addition to the Doctor's 19th Century Adventures | 10 May 2017 // 4:30 AM
In this episode the plotting is tight and well-judged, the interplay between characters snappy and natural-sounding, and we glimpse the Doctor's savage side.
Peter Capaldi Strikes a Confident Note As He Takes on ‘Doctor Who’ | 25 Aug 2014 // 10:19 AM
NEW YORK — Peter Capaldi has just landed in New York, the fifth stop in a worldwide tour promoting the new season of “Doctor Who” that
New season of UK's "Doctor Who" starts in America on April 23 | 19 Apr 2011 // 5:00 AM
If you're waiting with bated breath for the royal wedding, you may want to tune into another eagerly awaited British event coming a week earlier.