Dallas Chosen as One of Eleven U.S. Cities For Dr. Who "Global Simulcast"

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As the British guy on staff, it falls to me to tell you the Dr. Who-ge (geddit?)* news involving our very own Dallas. The new Dr. Who "cinematic event" (the press release I have is extremely grand), entitled Dr. Who: The Day of the Doctor, is to be the subject of a "global simulcast" on November 23. Only 11 cities in the U.S., one for each of the Doctors, have been chosen to host such a simulcast, and one of those 11 is Dallas, which I'm pretty sure makes us elite. Speculation as to which Doctor Dallas is meant to represent is welcomed. Suck it Austin.

Here's a PR person to tell you more.

In addition to Matt Smith, the 50th Anniversary special also stars former Time Lord David Tennant and Jenna Coleman with Billie Piper and John Hurt. The theatrical events will include specially shot introductions and The Day of The Doctor: Behind The Lens, a 10-minute behind-the-scene featurette directly following the special. The short features Matt Smith, David Tennant and Jenna Coleman with Billie Piper and John Hurt, as well as lead writer and executive producer Steven Moffat, discussing their 50th Anniversary experiences.

Other news is vanishingly small, beyond the fact that the film is 75 minutes long, and that if you miss out, it will also be on BBC America. Furthermore, on November 25, there will be a repeat event, with a one-off screening in 300 cinemas. It's going to be in Cinemark and/or AMC, and tickets for the event go on sale tomorrow, October 25, at 9 a.m. sharp at this here address.

Remember, if a Dalek chases you, run up stairs.

*In case you didn't, that's pronounced "hooj," sort of like "huge."

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theslowpath
theslowpath

Did the press release mention if the cinematic showing will include commercials like the BBC American version does? Or will it be commercial free, the way they show it on BBC?

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