The BBC is today announcing that Matt Smith is to leave Doctor Who after four years on the BBC One sci-fi series. It ends months of speculation.
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The BBC has confirmed long-standing rumours that Matt Smith is departing Doctor Who; the actor will bow out as the 10th Doctor at Christmas following its 50th anniversary special in November. As yet it has not been revealed who will replace Smith in the iconic role of the Time Lord but doubtless there’ll be endless speculation amongst the tabloid press with name after name bandied about.
It has been announced that Nick Hurran is to direct the 50th anniversary special of Doctor Who.
ATV Today takes a look back at the television highlights that made up 2012 from the arrival of fantasy drama series Once Upon A Time to the second season of guilty pleasure Spartacus and the fifth season of The Real Housewives of New York City – which proved sparks will fly when strong women are put together – you’ll find them all, and others beside, in our review of 2012.
Consolidated ratings for The Angels Take Manhattan reveal just under eight million viewers tuned in for the departures of companions Amy Pond (Karen Gillan) and Rory Williams (Arthur Darvill) from Doctor Who.
ATV Today reviews some of the TV Highlights from the week-gone-by; the return of Doctor Who and Dallas and ITV’s new drama The Bletchley Circle starring Anna Maxwell Martin and Rachael Stirling.
The seventh series premier of Doctor Who will air on BBC America early in September.
The episode titles for the first five episodes of Doctor Who’s seventh season have been confirmed.
Departing Doctor Who actress Karen Gillan is to appear in the third instalment of A Touch of Cloth.
Several more episode titles for the forthcoming seventh season of Doctor Who have been revealed.