Monday, 3 December 2012

The Snowmen invade New Zealand Boxing Day

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)