The BBC has announced that Doctor Who will be "well and truly back with a bang" when the sci-fi show returns for a new series with a two-part episode on New Year's Day. "BBC America is excited to kick off the new year with new Who, including a thrilling New Year's Day premiere followed by new episodes every Sunday this winter".
We also have some new details about the premiere, which will be an action-packed two-parter titled "Spyfall".More news: Alanis Morissette performing at Bridgestone Arena next summer
Jodie Whittaker will be back as the titular Time Lord, marking her second season as the 13th Doctor. That day will also see a theatrical simulcast of the second episode, aired on over 600 big screens thanks to Fathom Events. Tickets and a list of participating locations can be found here beginning Friday, Dec. 6.
Credit: BBC Said BBC AMERICA Executive Director Courtney Thomasma, "What better way to ring in a new decade than with our favorite Time Lord?" The BBC has also revealed that the Judoon and the Cybermen will also be threatening the Doctor once again in upcoming episodes. Season 12 features guest stars include Stephen Fry and Lenny Henry.More news: White House Christmas Decorations, Melania Unveils Patriotic Theme
We've known since Doctor Who last left our screens that we'd be waiting until early 2020 to see Jodie Whitaker's Thirteenth Doctor return to the TARDIS. (ER, Timeless) and Robert Glenister (Paranoid, Law and Order: UK). We'll bring you more on Doctor Who's new season as and when we learn it.
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