Moffat teases ‘Doctor Who’ Series 8 opener: ‘It’s a big introduction’

Doctor Who showrunner Steven Moffat has promised “plenty of action and nonsense and jeopardy” in the first episode of the show’s new series. Series 8 begins on BBC One on Saturday 23 August with a feature-length episode, entitled ‘Deep Breath’. Written by Steven Moffat and directed by Ben Wheatley (Sightseers), the episode features returning guest … >

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‘Doctor Who’ Series 8 start date confirmed

The BBC has announced that Doctor Who will return in just under two months. Series 8 will launch on BBC One on Saturday 23 August with a feature-length premiere episode entitled ‘Deep Breath’. > Watch the new teaser trailer. BBC America has also confirmed that the new series will premiere in the US on Saturday 23 … >

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Summer 2016 for ‘Sherlock’ Series 4?

Sherlock writer Steven Moffat has hinted that viewers should expect a wait of “two-and-a-half years” for the show to return. Speaking at the Cannes Lions advertising festival, Moffat told The Guardian: “Had we done the conventional form of a TV series, which is to do runs of six or twelve, it would be over by … >

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Infographic: Is ‘Doctor Who’ sexist?

A new university study has set out to investigate the writing of female characters on Doctor Who since the show returned to our screens in 2005. The students conducted two major tests – a Bechdel Test, and counting speaking time – on all the post-2005 companions that had completed their tenure in the show (Rose, Martha, Donna … >

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