It’s looking certain now that Doctor Who series 11, starring Jodie Whittaker, is heading for an October debut. This had been widely suggested earlier this year already, but a new report on sales of the show to Latin America has also doubled-down on that October start.
“The new season of the acclaimed TV show will feature ten 50-minutes episodes and is set to premiere in October 2018”, reports RapidTVNews on the acquisition by the Crackle on-demand service. It’ll add the show to its Latin American service once it’s premiered on BBC One.
The BBC Worldwide conference is currently taking place in Liverpool, and it’s where the corporation showcases its shows that are coming up.
As you might expect, Doctor Who was represented, and both the new showrunner – Chris Chibnall – and the new Doctor – Jodie Whittaker – were in attendance. The pair took part in a discussion, and if you look closely at the backdrop, you’ll see a piece of new information…
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Yep, it looks like Doctor Who won’t be returning to our screens until October. Autumn series of the show more recently have tended to start earlier than that. We don’t have an exact date for the show’s return as of yet, keep your weekends in October free…