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12/03/2012 10:11:00 am - Reported by Chuck Foster

New Zealand channel Prime have announced that it will broadcast the Doctor Who Christmas Special The Snowmen on 26th December 2012, less than twenty-four hours after its premiere in the United Kingdom.

Reported via their Facebook page, this news also marks the closest transmission of a new episode of Doctor Who in the country to its UK transmission since the series returned in 2005.


In summary, transmission of The Snowmen is now confirmed for these dates:
United Kingdom : Tuesday   25th December, time tbc     BBC One
United States  : Tuesday   25th December, 9:00pm ET    BBC America
Canada         : Tuesday   25th December, 9:00pm ET    SPACE
Australia      : Wednesday 26th December, 7:30pm       ABC1
New Zealand    : Wednesday 26th December, time tbc     Prime

(with thanks to Paul Scoones)