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'Doctor Who' Recap: 'The Magician's Apprentice'

9/20/2015 9:02am EDT
'Doctor Who' Review: 'The Magician's Apprentice' On The Right Tr
Doctor Who returned to the airwaves on Saturday night, and "The Magician's Apprentice" proved that the long-running sci-fi show still has plenty of life left in it, if a few kinks to work out. With strong performances all around, the episode brought us back to the Twelfth Doctor's world convincingly - but where is he going next?

It begins simply enough. When airplanes are stopped in the sky and the Doctor can't be located to deal with this latest crisis, his companion Clara (Jenna Coleman) is recalled by UNIT. It's quickly revealed that the planes have halted because of Missy (Michelle Gom...

Are You Ready For Season 9 Of 'Doctor Who'?

9/19/2015 2:04pm EDT
Get Ready For Season 9 Of 'Doctor Who' With These Videos
Sci-fi fans will be glued to BBC America this evening as Season 9 of Doctor Who kicks off tonight, with Peter Capaldi returning for his second cycle as The Twelfth Doctor and Jenna Coleman reprising her role as his companion Clara Oswald, aka "The Impossible Girl." Before you tune in, what are some of the big things to know about the pair's next adventures through time and space?

Well, as it turns out, there are some TARDIS-sized changes afoot both on and off screen this time around. Firstly, for those who want to avoid spoilers, we'll leave you with the official Season 9 trailer:

Now, ...

15 Famous Scottish Actors

9/18/2014 10:58am EDT
15 Famous Scottish Actors
As the citizens of Scotland decide whether or not to declare independence from the United Kingdom, we're saluting some of the best actors from the country known for wonderful things such as kilts, scotch, bagpipes and Loch Ness monster.

Gerard Butler was born in Glasgow and was raised in the town of Paisley. One of his first roles was for the Scottish Youth Theater in a production of "Oliver!" He later put his acting ambition aside and enrolled in a law program at Glasgow University. After graduating, he moved to Los Angeles, Calif., and kicked off his showbiz career as an extra in "The B...

'Doctor Who' Premiere Recap And Review: 'Deep Breath' - Peter Capaldi's Debut A Success

8/24/2014 7:29am EDT
'Doctor Who' Premiere Recap And Review: 'Deep Breath' - Peter Ca
Ever since Peter Capaldi was announced as the next Doctor, we've been excited for the new season of Doctor Who. Capaldi made us cry laughing as Malcolm Tucker in The Thick of It and just plain made us cry as John Frobisher in Torchwood: Children of Earth. And he's just as brilliant as the Twelfth Doctor.

So how do you introduce a new Doctor? Oh, hey, there's a dinosaur. That's pretty cool. Except it's stomping around Victorian-era London. Thankfully, we have something for that - the TARDIS, which the dinosaur actually coughs up. Familiar faces Madame Vastra, Jenny and Strax go down to see ...

'Doctor Who': Get To Know New Doctor Peter Capaldi

8/23/2014 12:02pm EDT
'Doctor Who': Get To Know New Doctor Peter Capaldi
Tonight, Doctor Who fans will finally get to see Peter Capaldi's debut episode as the Twelfth Doctor - but how much do you know about the fantastic Scottish actor who's taking over the TARDIS from Matt Smith? To get you caught up before Twelve and his companion Clara Oswald set off on their next adventure, we've put together this quick guide on the coolness that is Peter Capaldi.

Before his casting as The Doctor, Capaldi's best-known role was as the savagely awesome political operative Malcolm Tucker in the BBC's political satire The Thick of It and its feature film sequel In The Loop. HBO...

Peter Capaldi Is The New 'Doctor Who'

8/5/2013 6:04pm EDT
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Peter Capaldi was introduced as the next title character in Britain's cult sci-fi show Doctor Who on Sunday during special "Doctor Who Live: The Next Doctor", which aired on BBC One and simultaneously on BBC America.

The actor will take over for outgoing 11th Doctor Matt Smith, who is departing the series after four years. Smith will stick around for the show's 50th anniversary episode on November 23, and will end his run during this year's Christmas special, when Capaldi takes over.

"I've had four wonderful years, been on some great journeys on and off screen," Smith said. "Part of me fe...

A.M. Roundup: New 'Doctor Who' Revealed, Raven-Symone Comes Out, '2 Guns' Tops Box Office

8/5/2013 9:55am EDT
Paula Patton's topless scene wasn't enough to get people out to the movies to see Denzel Washington and Mark Wahlberg's buddy-cop flick "2 Guns" over the weekend, as the film did win the weekend box office, but it only pulled in $27.4 million. The movie topped last week's number-one, "The Wolverine", which falls to number two; and "The Smurfs 2" opened in third place with a dismal $18.2 million. (story)

Actor Peter Capaldi has been revealed as the new Doctor Who. The 55-year-old star will take over for Matt Smith on the BBC's cult favorite show, becoming the 12th star to take the title rol...