Great news for Canadian Who fans! SPACE has announced that Doctor Who series 6 will premiere in Canada on the same day as the UK and US – Saturday, April 23rd at 8E/P. Actually, the premiere will air an hour earlier than in the US.
Head past the jump for the official details, including news of a Doctor Who marathon to help brings fans up to speed in time for the new season.
In the 2-part season premiere, The Doctor, Amy and Rory travel to 1960s America, taking them from the Utah desert to the Oval office. The season was filmed in North America for the first time in series history. Alex Kingston (ER) reprises her role as River Song, while Mark Sheppard (SUPERNATURAL) guest stars as Canton.
If you need to catch up on Season 5, and if you want to relive the golden specials, fear not! SPACE is airing a thrilling DOCTOR WHO marathon: Beginning Thursday, April 21 at 9 a.m. E/P, SPACE transports viewers to a TARDIS manned by Tenth Time Lord with the 4 final DOCTOR WHO specials, starring David Tennant. Then SPACE reboots Season 5 leading up to the Season 6 premiere on April 23, followed by the Christmas specials, Sunday, April 24 starting at 12:05 a.m. ET.