From the BBC comes the official announcement to put all the rumors to rest!
DOCTOR WHO LIVE: THE NEXT DOCTOR SPECIAL TO AIR LIVE THIS SUNDAY ON BBC AMERICA
The next Doctor of BBC AMERICA’s hit series Doctor Who will be announced during a live special this Sunday afternoon.
Sunday, August 4, 2 pm ET LIVE on BBC AMERICA and BBC One in the U.K.
Widely regarded as one of the most hotly contested roles in British television, the special’s host Zoe Ball will unveil the Twelfth Doctor in their first-ever interview in front of a live studio audience. The half-hour show will include live special guests, Doctors old and new, as well as companions and celebrity fans. Current Doctor Matt Smith and lead writer and executive producer Steven Moffat will both give interviews in the special.
Steven Moffat says: “The decision is made and the time has come to reveal who’s taking over the TARDIS. For the last of the Time Lords, the clock is striking twelve.”
Matt Smith will make his penultimate appearance in the 50th Anniversary special on Saturday, November 23, and his Eleventh Doctor will regenerate in the Christmas Special. Doctor Who is produced by BBC Cymru Wales.
Now the nail biting begins! Who will be chosen to take the keys to the TARDIS? Can anyone fit the bow-tie? The new Doctor will “regenerate” Sunday August 4th at 2 pm ET LIVE on BBC America and BBC One in the UK.
Steve “Rifflo” Fitch – Legendarium News Director
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