Doctor Who Series 11: nine submissions for Emmy Award nominations

Series 11 of Doctor Who was submitted for nomination consideration for the 71st Emmy Awards nine times in eight separate categories:   Best Drama Series   Best Drama Actress: Jodie Whittaker   Best Drama Supporting Actor: Tosin Cole and Bradley Walsh   Best Drama Supporting Actress: Mandip Gill   Best Writing (Drama): Rosa, Malorie Blackman … >

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Two Series 11 Doctor Who episodes among Hugo Award finalists

The finalists for the 2019 Hugo Awards were announced online on April 2 by Dublin 2019. The Hugo Awards are a set of prestigious literary awards given annually for the best science fiction or fantasy works and achievements of the previous year. Two episodes of Doctor Who Series 11 were named for Best Dramatic Presentation, … >

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Doctor Who Scientific Advisor: behind the scenes on Series 11

Dr. Niall Doran, who received a credit as Scientific Advisor of the Doctor Who Series 11 episode Arachnids in the UK, has some interesting insight into the challenges Chris Chibnall and other Doctor Who showrunners face. These challenges may be part of the reason Series 12 of Doctor Who will not air until very early … >

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Doctor Who wins Visionary Honours Award

At the inaugural Visionary Honours 2019, held at BAFTA, London, on February 8, showrunner Chris Chibnall and writer Malorie Blackman accepted the award for TV Show of the Year for Doctor Who. Blackman and Chibnall co-wrote the Doctor Who Series 11 episode Rosa, which featured a story about Rosa Parks.   View this post on … >

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Doctor Who filming wraps in South Africa

The main cast of Doctor Who and the showrunner have just completed a three-week shoot in the Cape Town area. Jodie Whittaker, Bradley Walsh, Mandip Gill, Tosin Cole and showrunner Chris Chibnall completed 15 location shoot days while on the Western Cape in South Africa.   View this post on Instagram   #DoctorWho is back in production! … >

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Doctor Who Series 12: the writers

Some members of the Doctor Who Series 12 Writers Room have been discovered. So far, including showrunner Chris Chibnall, they are two Doctor Who Series 11 writers set to return, Ed Hime and likely Vinay Patel. Ed Hime’s online CV lists “DOCTOR WHO (SERIES 12).” Vinay Patel’s connection to Doctor Who Series 12 is slightly more … >

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Doctor Who, Resolution: showrunner calls New Year’s special “the end of series special”

Earlier this month, CultBox posted an article which asked the question “Is the Doctor Who New Year’s special, ‘Resolution’ the de facto Series 11 finale?” At the Resolution screening at BFI Southbank on December 18, showrunner Chris Chibnall made a statement which seems to support this concept. The BBC released a teaser which leaves no doubt … >

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