BBC America has announced that they will be premiering their new season Sunday, October 7, 2018. This will be Jodie Whittaker's first episode as the new Doctor Who.
The network's US premiere will start at the same time as the UK debut on-air. The premiere time is yet to be announced. It will be followed by a special encore in its new regular primetime evening slot. For the rest of the season, Doctor Who will air on BBC America on Sunday Nights.
BBC AMERICA is a hub of innovative, culturally contagious programming including the critically acclaimed series Killing Eve starring Emmy®-nominee Sandra Oh, Jodie Comer and from Emmy®-nominee Phoebe Waller-Bridge; top-rated phenomenon Doctor Who starring Jodie Whittaker; Emmy® and IDA-winning Planet Earth II and the producers' next epic story of our planet, Dynasties; the Emmy®-nominated Blue Planet II; acclaimed drama Luther starring Golden Globe®-winner Idris Elba; ground-breaking unscripted series Top Gear; buzzy and hilarious The Graham Norton Show; and the world's biggest darts championships. A joint venture between BBC Studios (the commercial arm of the BBC) and AMC Networks, BBCA's influential shows such as Orphan Black and Broadchurch, among many others, have attracted critical acclaim and earned Emmy® Awards, Peabody Awards, Critics' Choice Awards, TCA Awards, and Golden Globes®. Created in 1998, the irrepressible network has garnered one of cable's most curious, educated and affluent audiences, with many properties boasting super-fan levels of engagement.