Bad news for ‘Doctor Who’ fans going to Comic-Con this year

It’s been confirmed that there won’t be a Doctor Who panel at San Diego Comic-Con later this month.

SDCC 2016 kicks off at the San Diego Convention Center with a preview night on 20 July and continues until 24 July.

BBC America has announced: “There will not be a panel at SDCC for BBC AMERICA’s Doctor Who this year, as the series is currently in production.”

The new season of Doctor Who began filming in Cardiff last month, with Pearl Mackie filming her first scenes as new companion Bill and comedian Matt Lucas returning as Nardole.

> Here’s everything we know so far about Season 10.

Steven Moffat has hinted that big changes are ahead in his final season as Doctor Who showrunner.

> Buy the complete Season 9 box set on DVD on Amazon.

> Buy the complete Season 9 box set on Blu-ray on Amazon.

Season 10 will air on BBC One in spring 2017.

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