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8/07/2011 01:34:00 pm - Reported by Marcus

BBC America is to air three Doctor Who specials in the run up to the return of Doctor Who to the channel on Saturday August 27.

The three programmes will talk to devoted fans of Doctor Who asking such questions as which Doctor Who monster would make the best roommate? What’s the most fashionable Timelord headgear, fez or Stetson? And. pool in the TARDIS or Vortex Manipulator watch?

These questions as put to celebrity Doctor Who fans as well as viewers who packed the exhibition floor at last month’s San Diego Comic-Con. Their answers will be feature in three original specials that BBC America will show over the next three Saturdays.
Doctor Who: Best of the Doctor – Saturday, August 13 at 9/8c.
Doctor Who: Best of the Monsters – Saturday, August 20 at 9/8c.
Doctor Who: Best of the Companions – Saturday, August 27 following the Doctor Who premiere episode, “Let’s Kill Hitler,” which airs at 9/8c.
The lineup includes: Alison Haislip (The Voice, G4 correspondent), Chris Hardwick (Nerdist), Scott Adsit (30 Rock), Natalie Morales (Parks and Recreation), Eugene Mirman (Flight of the Conchords, Bob’s Burgers), WIRED Magazine senior editor Adam Rogers, singer-songwriter Amanda Palmer (Dresden Dolls), comedian/musician Reggie Watts, Danielle Harris (the Halloween franchise), comedian Paul F. Tompkins, former NFL player Hugh Douglas, and guitar hero Scott Ian (Anthrax). And Who fan fave Mark Sheppard — Canton Delaware III from the two-part season opener — will also be joining the festivities.