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Thursday, 17 September 2015 - Reported by Chuck Foster
Canadian broadcaster SPACE celebrates the return of Doctor Who this weekend with a special message from Peter Capaldi and Jenna Coleman:

The premiere of The Magician's Apprentice will be preceded by a number of Doctor Who episodes, plus a special edition of their regular magazine InnerSpace.

TORONTO (September 16, 2015) – Space’s highest-rated series in the history of time returns with all-new episodes when Season 9 of DOCTOR WHO premieres this Saturday, Sept. 19 at 9 p.m. ET. Peter Capaldi returns as the Doctor alongside Jenna Coleman and guests including GAME OF THRONES’ Maisie Williams. Now that the Doctor and Clara have established a dynamic as a partnership of equals, they’re relishing the fun and thrills that all of space and time has to offer. Tangling with ghosts, Vikings, and the ultimate evil of the Daleks, they embark on their biggest adventures yet. Missy (Michelle Gomez, BAD EDUCATION) is back to plague the Doctor once more, the Zygons inspire fear as they shape-shift into human clones, and a new arrival moves in cosmic ways.

This season, the Doctor is ready to stand against any monster who threatens the universe including Missy, who revealed herself to be the Master in the Season 8 finale. To celebrate Missy’s return in the Season 9 premiere, “The Magician’s Apprentice,” Space has lined up a marathon of past DOCTOR WHO episodes featuring the Doctor’s childhood friend turned life-long enemy, the Master. The DOCTOR WHO MASTER MARATHON kicks off Saturday, Sept. 19 at 12 noon ET with Season 3 episode “Utopia,” featuring David Tennant in the role of the Doctor.

For an insider’s look into the iconic series, INNERSPACE PRESENTS DOCTOR WHO SEASON 9 premieres just before the season premiere on Saturday, Sept. 19 at 8:30 p.m. ET. Host Teddy Wilson helms the exclusive sit-down with stars Peter Capaldi and Jenna Coleman, taped this past summer at San Diego Comic-Con. In the 30-minute special, the two stars offer insight and hints as to what to expect from the upcoming season.

Viewers looking to time-travel back to the very beginning with the Doctor can find all past seasons of DOCTOR WHO on CraveTVTM.

DOCTOR WHO Programming for Saturday, Sept: 19: DOCTOR WHO MASTER MARATHON

Peter Capaldi as the Doctor (Credit: BBC/David Venni)
  • 12 p.m. – DOCTOR WHO Utopia – Season 3, Episode 11
    Jack’s back! As Captain Jack (John Barrowman, ARROW) storms back into the Doctor’s (David Tennant, BROADCHURCH) life, the Tardis is thrown out of control, to the end of the universe. There, they find the savage Futurekind ruling the wilderness, while a lonely Professor tries in vain to save the last of the human race.
  • 1 p.m. – DOCTOR WHO The Sound of Drums – Season 3, Episode 12
    Harry Saxon (John Simm, INTRUDERS) becomes Prime Minister, and his reign of terror begins. This is only the start of his ambitions, however, as he announces humankind’s first contact with an alien race, the Toclafane. An audacious plan, spanning the whole of time and space, begins to close around the Earth.
  • 2 p.m. – DOCTOR WHO The Last of the Time Lords – Season 3, Episode 13
    Earth has been conquered and the Master (Simm) rules supreme, with the Doctor a helpless prisoner. The entire human race has been reduced to slavery, as the mighty warships of a new Time Lord Empire rise from the ashes. Only Martha Jones (Freema Agyeman, THE CARRIE DIARIES) can save the world...
  • 3:10 p.m. – DOCTOR WHO The End of Time (Part 1)
    Christmas Eve, and the Doctor (David Tennant) is reunited with Wilf (Bernard Cribbins, OLD JACK'S BOAT), to face the return of an old enemy. Something terrible stalks the wastelands of London, while far away, the Immortality Gate reaches completion. But the warnings of the Ood signify an even greater danger, as the Doctor (Tennant) faces his darkest hour yet.
  • 4:35 p.m. – DOCTOR WHO The End of Time (Part 2)
    The Doctor (David Tennant) has faced Daleks, Cybermen, Angels and Devils, but now stands defeated at the end of his life, as the Master’s (John Simm, THE VILLAGE) victory unleashes the greatest terror of all. With an ancient plan closing around the Earth, only the Doctor can stop the cataclysm – but is the price too great to pay?
  • 6:15 p.m. – DOCTOR WHO Dark Water – Season 8, Episode 11
    In the mysterious world of the Nethersphere, plans have been drawn. Missy (Michelle Gomez, BAD EDUCATION) is about to come face to face with the Doctor (Peter Capaldi), and an impossible choice is looming... “Death is not an end” promises the sinister organization known only as 3W – but, as the Doctor and Clara (Jenna Coleman) discover, you might wish it was.
  • 7:15 p.m. – DOCTOR WHO Death in Heaven – Season 8, Episode 12
    With Cybermen on the streets of London, old friends unite against old enemies, and the Doctor (Peter Capaldi) takes to the air in a startling new role. Can the mighty UNIT contain Missy (Michelle Gomez, BAD EDUCATION)? As the Doctor faces his greatest challenge, sacrifices must be made before the day is won.
  • 8:30 p.m - INNERSPACE: DOCTOR WHO SEASON 9 *Special Premiere*
    INNERSPACE’s Teddy Wilson chats with Peter Capaldi and Jenna Coleman as the two DOCTOR WHO stars get more candid with Teddy than they ever have before, gaining insight into the new season, and hearing firsthand what working on the show means to them both.
  • 9 p.m - DOCTOR WHO The Magician’s Apprentice *Season 9 Premiere*
    “Where is the Doctor?” When the skies of Earth are frozen by a mysterious alien force, Clara needs her friend. But where is the Doctor, and what is he hiding from? As past deeds come back to haunt him, old enemies will come face-to-face, and for the Doctor and Clara survival seems impossible.