Doctor Who back closing yr for its long-awaited eleventh season (since its current reboot, that is), heralding the arrival of a new Doctor, a new showrunner, and an even bigger first: a woman star.

They’re all lower back for season 12, which kicked off with a big hour-long premiere on New Year’s Day with a whopping huge cliffhanger and some magnificent riffs on James Bond. Here’s everything you need to understand about what’s left to come in the season.

When is Doctor Who on next?
Doctor Who kicked off season 12 on New Year’s Day with the first of a two-parter referred to as Spyfall. Following that episode the show is now lower back in the Sunday night slot it moved to the remaining season, with episodes kicking off around 7 pm each and every Sunday evening – although keep an eye on the schedule, as it can range by means of 10 minutes or so from week to week.

If you’re in the US each episode will air simply a few hours later on Sundays at 8/7c, on BBC America.

You can also trap up on older episodes. That’s helped via the BBC’s choice to add each and every single episode of the exhibit seeing that 2005 – such as all the specials – to the iPlayer streaming service, saying that they will remain online until at least the season eleven finale. That ability you get each episode from every Doctor from Christopher Eccleston to Peter Capaldi, without paying a penny.

Is there a season 12 trailer?
Yup! It took months, however in November 2019 the Beeb ultimately dropped our first look at the next season of the show, and it’s a doozy:

Not satisfied? Try the launch date trailer, but be warned that it reveals a few of the massive cameos and villain returns from the new season:

How can you watch Doctor Who in the US?
Obviously Doctor Who is a British show, but in current years BBC America has been higher about airing the show as shut as it can to the British air date, to minimise piracy. That’s the same for season 12 – BBC America is airing each episode in a everyday Sunday evening slot at 8/7c.

That means there’s a few-hour delay. If that is nonetheless too much of a gap, and you choose to watch episodes as they air stay in the UK, you can use a VPN to stream episodes on iPlayer as if you have been in the UK. Bear in thinking that this is a breach of the iPlayer phrases of use, due to the fact that you won’t be paying the licence fee, however it will let you watch new episodes the second us Brits get to.

That’s additionally what you may have to do if you prefer to take gain of the BBC’s to choice to add every episode of the show’s modern-day generation so some distance to iPlayer – so snatch a VPN if you know you have missed a few and prefer to seize up.

Alternatively, you can flow each episode of the modern-day show so some distance on Amazon Prime Video – although that will trade soon. Warner Bros. has acquired specific US streaming rights to the series for HBO Max, so going ahead that is the place you may want to go to watch any and all Doctor Who from 2005 onwards. That will consist of season 12 and different new episodes, but only after they’re broadcast on BBC America first.

What to assume from the rest of season 12
Understandably we do not recognize a lot about the last episodes yet, however we do recognize that one episode will function the return of everyone’s favored house rhinos, the Judoon

We recognize that the episode in query will guest superstar Neil Stuke, and showrunner Chris Chibnall also released a quick declaration hinting at exactly what to assume from it:

“No! Sho! Blo! The Judoon are storming again into Doctor Who in full force, and the streets of Gloucester aren’t safe. If absolutely everyone has anything to hide, confess now. The Judoon are taking no prisoners, and will give up at nothing to fulfill their mission! The total group on Doctor Who are delighted and scared in equal measure to welcome them back: One of many treats we’ve acquired in save for viewers subsequent series.”

It hasn’t been announced officially, however, set pictures expose that any other iconic enemy is returned this year: the Daleks. It’s now not clear if the picture is from season 12 or an upcoming Christmas special, with conflicting reports, but both way, they will be exterminating. The Cybermen also pop up in the trailer above, so this is another large bad coming back.

We additionally know some of the skills behind the camera, which consists of three new writers and four new directors, along with the return of the writers at the back of some of season 11’s high-quality episodes: Demons of Punjab, It Takes You Away, and Kerblam! Check out the full listing on the BBC site.