have announced a series of events taking place in the lead-up and aftermath of the series premiere of Deep Breath
in the United States.
During the week before broadcast, the channel will premiere new specials relating to the show, including Doctor Who: The Ultimate Companion
on the 16th August at 9:00pm, The Real History of Science Fiction: Time
at 10:00pm, and then Doctor Who: The Ultimate Time Lord
on the 18th at 10:00pm, which forms part of a marathon week of Doctor Who
On the day itself, Doctor Who: Live Pre-Show
will be presented by Nerdist
presenter Chris Hardwick
at 7:30pm before the premiere airs at 8:00pm. Doctor Who
is then followed by another premiere, Intruders
, before the show is once again the focus in Doctor Who: After Who Live
at 11:00pm - the show aims to feature a host of guests in studio, including writer/actor Mark Gatiss
, plus behind-the-scenes footage.
The day after will see Make Your Own Sunday
, featuring the top episodes voted for by BBC America viewers in an online poll that opens on the 6th August.
Meanwhile, as with the United Kingdom, the episode will have a cinematic release in the USA, though this will not be simulcast. Instead, BBC America have partnered with Fathom Events
to present Deep Breath
in a special screening event taking place in twelve cities from midnight, with full details to be announced on the 5th August.
This will be followed by a wider cinematic release on the 25th August, with over 550 cinemas showing the episode at 7:00pm and 9:30pm, accompanied by the prequel and behind-the-scenes material as seen in the UK (no Q&A).
Tickets are now available to purchase from participating venues and also online from Fathom Events