Jodie Whittaker and Doctor Who receive four BAFTA Cymru nominations

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts in Wales, BAFTA Cymru, has announced its nominations for excellence in broadcasting and production within film, games and television in Wales. Among the 24 awards categories, Series 11 of Doctor Who received 4 nominations. Outstanding Actress: Jodie Whittaker as the Doctor   Excellence in Production Design: Arwel … >

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HBO Max to stream Doctor Who in America

WarnerMedia has announced that its streaming platform HBO Max has acquired the exclusive rights to stream all eleven series of Doctor Who starting in spring of 2020. This includes every episode in the most recently rebooted series, dating back to 2005. As part of their deal with BBC studios, they will stream episodes of Doctor … >

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Doctor Who, Jodie Whittaker and Tosin Cole nominated for Saturn Awards

The nominations for the 45th annual Saturn Awards were announced Monday, July 15. Run by the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, the Saturn Awards honors the hard work and achievements of the people who create and participate in science fiction entertainment. In recent years, they have added television and home entertainment categories … >

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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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Doctor Who and Jodie Whittaker up for TV Choice Awards

Both Doctor Who Series 11 and Jodie Whittaker are nominated for a place on the 23rd TV Choice Awards shortlist. Doctor Who Series 11 is nominated for Best Family Drama and Jodie Whittaker is nominated for Best Actress. The awards are run by TV Choice magazine, which asks the public to vote for a shortlist … >

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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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Scene from Doctor Who episode Rosa shortlisted for BAFTA Must-See Moment award

Virgin Media announced six nominees for their Must-See Moment, the only award at the British Academy Television Awards to be voted for by the public. This scene from the Doctor Who Series 11 episode Rosa was one of the six nominated. Must-See Moments celebrates the dramatic scenes, cliff hangers, laugh-out-loud and edge-of-your-seat TV moments that … >

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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 Series 12: a few requests

More Worthy Opponents With the exception of the Dalek in Resolution, the villains and monsters so far for this current run have been disappointing. Returning favorite villains and monsters aren’t necessarily the answer. Truly ruthless and cunning opponents are needed, not the Series 11 rogues’ gallery of cheating, vague, weak or pathetic villains and blandly-reformed … >

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