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UK: David Tennant Narrates Episode 6 Of The Children’s Hospital Tonight On BBC Scotland

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David Tennant narrates a brand new documentary for BBC Scotland which goes behind the scenes of The Royal Aberdeen Children’s Hospital and takes a look at the lives of the young patients and the staff who care for them. The heart warming eight part series, The Children’s Hospital, continues this evening on BBC Scotland and BBC iPlayer at 8pm. 

In tonight’s episode Orthopaedic surgeons Mr Dougall and Miss Mills team up to perform a demanding hip operation on a four-year-old boy whose hip joint keeps slipping out of its socket. Meanwhile, audiologists Vanessa and Gordon test a new hearing aid on Hannah, who has a rare genetic condition which affects her hearing, and six-year-old Olivia comes to the end of life-changing treatment for acute lymphoblastic leukaemia.

Watch from 8pm tonight on BBC Scotland Freeview / Youview 115, Sky 115, Freesat 106, Virgin Media 108 and BBC iPlayer. 

This episode is also repeated on Monday 23rd September at 7.30pm.

USA: Doctor Who: The Complete David Tennant Collection Released Today

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A blu-ray collection of David Tennant’s era of Doctor Who is released in the USA today.

You can order it now via www.amazon.com 

David joined the show in 2005 as the Tenth incarnation of the Time Lord and went on to achieve global success with the part.
Over 4 years and 47 episodes David won critical acclaim, walking away from the show in January 2010 with an armfull of accolades including National Television Awards and a BAFTA Cymru.
Fans too were won and his Doctor was voted the best ever by reader's of Doctor Who Magazine.
In November 2009 the episode The Waters Of Mars gave BBC America their biggest ever ratings.
And in the UK over 10 Million people tuned in on 1st January 2010 to see the demise of David's Doctor as he regenrated.

The 23rd November 2013 saw the 50th Anniversary of Doctor Who and marked the return of David Tennant to the TARDIS for a one off special episode.
The episode was simulcast to over 75 countries worldwide and streamed live in to cinemas across the gl…

UK: DuckTales - Nothing Can Stop Della Duck! Premieres on Disney XD Today

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DuckTales Series 2 continues on Disney XD in the UK today from at 5.30pm.

David Tennant is back as adventuring billionaire Scrooge McDuck in the reboot of the classic 1980s animated series. Co-starring Danny Pudi, Ben Schwartz and Bobby Moynihan as mischievous triplets Huey, Dewey and Louie, Kate Micucci as their fearless friend Webby, Tony Anselmo as Donald Duck, Toks Olagundoye as faithful housekeeper Mrs Beakley and Beck Bennett as inept pilot Launchpad McQuack, the series sees the Duck family embarking on globe-trotting adventures and treasure hunts, and uncovering family secrets along the way. The new episodes also see returnng guests Lin-Manuel Miranda, Paget Brewster, Kimiko Glenn, Paul F. Thompkins. Margot Martindale and Jim Rash. 
DuckTales (S2 E11) Nothing Can Stop Della Duck!
Della Duck has faced every danger the moon has to offer to reunite with her family, but her greatest challenge is one she might not be able to fight her way out of.
Guest starring Paget Brewster as Della D…

USA: Final Space ‘Descent Into Darkness’ Premieres On Adult Swim Tonight

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The second season of Final Space continues on Adult Swim at 11.30pm tonight.
In tonight’s episode, Descent Into Darkness, the search for the stolen dimensional keys leads the crew to a planet being sucked into the Dark Zone; Hue and Ava get closer.
This is the penultimate episode in the season. 
Final Space is created by YouTube sensation, Olan Rogers, and Emmy award-winner David Sacks (The Simpsons). Rogers stars in the animated series with Fred Armisen (Portlandia), Tom Kenny (Adventure Time), David Tennant (Doctor Who), Tika Sumpter (Mixed-ish), and Steven Yeun (The Walking Dead). The half-hour animated space action/adventure series is produced by Conaco and New Form, with animation production by ShadowMachine.

The second season will be available on Netflix worldwide later in 2019.

AUDIO RELEASE: David Tennant Stars As Caligula In BBC Radio Caesar! Box Set

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David Tennant features in a new BBC archive release which collects nine full-cast audio dramas from the BBC Radio 4 series Caesar! The plays were written by Mike Walker based on historical sources including Suetonius's Lives Of The Caesars and were originally broadcast between 2003 and 2007. 

David Tennant stars as Caligula in the 2003 drama Peeling Figs For Julius. Tom Hiddleston and Andrew Garfield are among the cast members of other plays in the collection.

Caesar! will be released on Audible in the UK and USA on February 20th 2020 and can be pre-ordered here. 
Buy in the UK here
Buy in the USA here

New Audible customers can order the recording for free as part of their trial membership.

Caesar!

Drawing on historical sources including Suetonius's 'Lives of the Caesars', Mike Walker's compelling drama cycle follows the story of the leaders of Rome, from Julius Caesar's ascension to power to the collapse of the Roman Empire in the West in AD 475.  Meeting at Formiae -…

UK: DuckTales - The Golden Spear! Premieres On Disney XD Today

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Series 2 of the award winning DuckTales continues on Disney XD in the UK today from 5.30pm.

David Tennant voices daredevil billionaire Scrooge McDuck in the reboot of the classic 1980s animated series. Co-starring Danny Pudi, Ben Schwartz and Bobby Moynihan as mischievous triplets Huey, Dewey and Louie, Kate Micucci as their fearless friend Webby, Tony Anselmo as Donald Duck, Toks Olagundoye as faithful housekeeper Mrs Beakley and Beck Bennett as inept pilot Launchpad McQuack, the series sees the Duck family embarking on globe-trotting adventures and treasure hunts, and uncovering family secrets along the way. The new episodes also see returning guest sstars Lin-Manuel Miranda, Paget Brewster, Kimiko Glenn, Paul F. Thompkins. Margot Martindale and Jim Rash. 
DuckTales (S2 E10) The Golden Spear!
As Della rebuilds her ship, Penumbra becomes convinced Della’s planning an attack. Meanwhile, Donald’s nap keeps getting interrupted by adventure.
Guest starring Paget Brewster (Criminal Minds), Ju…

David Tennant Weekly News Update: Monday 9th - Sunday 15th September

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AUSTRALIA: Mary Queen Of Scots Premieres On Foxtel Premiere Movies Tonight

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Mary Queen Of Scots premieres in Australia on Foxtel Premiere Movies tonight from 8.30pm.

The movie stars Saoirse Ronan as the titular monarch with Margot Robbie as her rival for power, Elizabeth I. Guy Pearce, Gemma Chan, Jack Lowden and Joe Alwyn also star, with David Tennant as the controversial Scottish preacher John Knox. Mary Queen Of Scots was directed by celebrated theatre producer and director Josie Rourke.  

Mary Queen Of Scots Queen of France at 16 and widowed at 18, Mary Stuart defies pressure to remarry. Instead, she returns to her native Scotland to reclaim her rightful throne. But Scotland and England fall under the rule of the compelling Elizabeth I. Each young Queen beholds her sister in fear and fascination. Rivals in power and in love, and female regents in a masculine world, the two must decide how to play the game of marriage versus independence.

USA: gen:LOCK ”It Never Rains...” Premieres On Adult Swim Tonight

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Rooster Teeth’s animated sci fi series gen:LOCK continues on Adult Swim in the USA tonight at 11:30pm as part of their Toonami block.

The mecha anime is set in a dystopian future where battles are fought using giant armoured robots. David Tennant stars as Dr. Rufus "Doc" Weller, the inventor of the 'gen:LOCK' technology, the next generation of mecha. Michael B Jordan voices Julian Chase, one of a diverse group of young pilots controlling the weapons.

The cast also includes Maisie Williams, Dakota Fanning, Kōichi Yamadera, Golshifteh Farahani and Asia Kate Dillon. gen:LOCK is created by Gray G. Haddock, head of Rooster Teeth Animation, and is co-produced by Jordan through his own company Outlier Society Productions.

Tonight’s episode is the seventh episode of season one and is the penultimate episode in the run. It’s called It Never Rains...
DescriptionWhile on the run, the team learns more about gen: Lock's origins and each other; new potential allies emerge. Descript…

Watch The Saturn Awards Live Tonight - David Tennant Nominated Across A Range Of Categories

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David Tennant is among the nominations for the 2019 Saturn Awards, which take place tonight, along with a number of his recent projects. The Awards, now in their 45th year, celebrate the best in on-screen sci-fi, horror and fantasy from the last year. David has been nominated for his perfrmance as Crowley in the Amazon Prime mini-series Good Omens. The series itself recieved a nod, as have Disney's animated series DuckTales, in which David voices Scrooge McDuck, and the horror thriller Bad Samaritan, in which he plays psychotic killer Cale Erendreich. David also voices characters in the animated feature How to Train Your Dragon 3: The Hidden World.

The winners will be announced this evening and the ceremony can be watched online at www.thesaturnawards.com from 6pm PT / 9pm ET. It will also be streamed on YouTube, Twitch etc. 

Details of the categories related to David are below:


Best Thriller Film Release:  Bad Samaritan (Electric Entertainment)  Bad Times at The El Royale (20th Centur…

UK: DuckTales - The Duck Knight Returns! Premieres on Disney XD Today

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Episode 16 of the second series of DuckTales premieres on Disney XD in the UK today.

David Tennant stars as adventuring billionaire Scrooge McDuck in the reboot of the classic 1980s animated series. Co-starring Danny Pudi, Ben Schwartz and Bobby Moynihan as mischievous triplets Huey, Dewey and Louie, Kate Micucci as their fearless friend Webby, Tony Anselmo as Donald Duck, Toks Olagundoye as faithful housekeeper Mrs Beakley and Beck Bennett as inept pilot Launchpad McQuack, the series sees the Duck family embarking on globe-trotting adventures and treasure hunts, and uncovering family secrets along the way. 

DuckTales (S2 E16) The Duck Knight Returns! When Scrooge and Dewey make a gritty Darkwing Duck movie, Launchpad teams up with the original Darkwing to stop it.
Guest starring Jim Cummings and Tad Stones.


Good Omens Is Coming To DVD And Blu-ray! Pre-order Now!

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The Amazon Prime series Good Omens is now available to pre-order on DVD and Blu-ray. Extras will include commentaries and deleted scenes.
UK fans can pre-order from www.amazon.co.uk here US fans can pre-order from www.amazon.com here 
David Tennant stars as fast-living demon Crowley opposite Michael Sheen as fussy angel Aziraphale in the six-part series which was adapted and produced by Gaiman and directed by Douglas Mackinnon. Set in 'a nostalgic present' Good Omens sees the Earth hurtling towards the Apocalypse, with the forces of Heaven and Hell massing for the final battle. However, an angel and a demon who have dwelt among humanity since The Beginning are determined that they won't give up their comfortable existance and form an alliance to stop the world ending. Their plan is to destroy the Antichrist...if only they han't mislaid him. The series also stars Jon Hamm, Miranda Richardson, Adria Arjona, Jack Whitehall, Nina Sonanya, Michael McKean and Josie Lawrence.

The c…

USA: DuckTales Season Two Finale - “Moonvasion!” Premieres on Disney Channel Today

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Season 2 of the award winning DuckTales concludes with a one hour special on Disney Channel from today at 3pm.
David Tennant stars as adventuring billionaire Scrooge McDuck in the reboot of the classic 1980s animated series. Co-starring Danny Pudi, Ben Schwartz and Bobby Moynihan as mischievous triplets Huey, Dewey and Louie, Kate Micucci as their fearless friend Webby, Tony Anselmo as Donald Duck, Toks Olagundoye as faithful housekeeper Mrs Beakley and Beck Bennett as inept pilot Launchpad McQuack, the series sees the Duck family embarking on globe-trotting adventures and treasure hunts, and uncovering family secrets along the way.
DuckTales “Moonvasion!
(3:00-4:00 P.M. EDT) One Hour Season Finale
The moon invades Duckburg, forcing Scrooge to join forces with an unlikely ally in an effort to save the earth. Meanwhile, Della and the kids search the globe for reinforcements. 
*Lin-Manuel Miranda (Broadway’s “Hamilton”) returns as Gizmoduck. Selenis Leyva (“Orange Is the New Black”) returns…

UK: DuckTales - The Dangerous Chemistry of Gandra Dee! Premieres on Disney XD Today

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Another new episode from Series Two of the award winning DuckTales continues on Disney XD from 5.30pm today.

David Tennant is back as adventuring billionaire Scrooge McDuck in the reboot of the classic 1980s animated series. Co-starring Danny Pudi, Ben Schwartz and Bobby Moynihan as mischievous triplets Huey, Dewey and Louie, Kate Micucci as their fearless friend Webby, Tony Anselmo as Donald Duck, Toks Olagundoye as faithful housekeeper Mrs Beakley and Beck Bennett as inept pilot Launchpad McQuack, the series sees the Duck family embarking on globe-trotting adventures and treasure hunts, and uncovering family secrets along the way. The new episodes also see returnng guests Lin-Manuel Miranda, Paget Brewster, Kimiko Glenn, Paul F. Thompkins. Margot Martindale and Jim Rash. 
DuckTales (S2 E15) The Dangerous Chemistry of Gandra Dee!
With Huey’s and Webby’s help, Fenton woos a punk-rock scientist, Gandra Dee, only to uncover her dangerous plans for Gizmoduck.
Jameela Jamil (The Good Place) …

USA: DuckTales - “The Richest Duck In The World!” Premieres on Disney Channel Today

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Season 2 of the award winning DuckTales continues on Disney Channel from today at 3pm.
David Tennant stars as adventuring billionaire Scrooge McDuck in the reboot of the classic 1980s animated series. Co-starring Danny Pudi, Ben Schwartz and Bobby Moynihan as mischievous triplets Huey, Dewey and Louie, Kate Micucci as their fearless friend Webby, Tony Anselmo as Donald Duck, Toks Olagundoye as faithful housekeeper Mrs Beakley and Beck Bennett as inept pilot Launchpad McQuack, the series sees the Duck family embarking on globe-trotting adventures and treasure hunts, and uncovering family secrets along the way.
DuckTales “The Richest Duck in the World!
(3:00-3:30 P.M. EDT)
Louie, Scrooge and Owlson must escape from an unstoppable monster cursed to hunt down and destroy the richest duck in the world.

UK: DuckTales - Raiders Of The Doomsday Vault! Premieres On Disney XD Today

Series Two of the award winning DuckTales continues on Disney XD in the UK today from 5.30pm.

David Tennant is back as adventuring billionaire Scrooge McDuck in the reboot of the classic 1980s animated series. Co-starring Danny Pudi, Ben Schwartz and Bobby Moynihan as mischievous triplets Huey, Dewey and Louie, Kate Micucci as their fearless friend Webby, Tony Anselmo as Donald Duck, Toks Olagundoye as faithful housekeeper Mrs Beakley and Beck Bennett as inept pilot Launchpad McQuack, the series sees the Duck family embarking on globe-trotting adventures and treasure hunts, and uncovering family secrets along the way. The new episodes also see returning guests Lin-Manuel Miranda, Paget Brewster, Kimiko Glenn, Paul F. Thompkins. Margot Martindale and Jim Rash. 
DuckTales (S2 E13) Raiders of the Doomsday Vault!
Dewey tries to prove himself by exploring a frozen fortress in search of a money tree seed, but Glomgold has kidnapped Scrooge in order to find it first. 
Raiders of the Doomsday Vau…

UK: David Tennant Narrates Episode 5 Of The Children’s Hospital Tonight On BBC Scotland

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David Tennant narrates a brand new documentary for BBC Scotland which goes behind the scenes of The Royal Aberdeen Children’s Hospital and takes a look at the lives of the young patients and the staff who care for them. The heart warming eight part series, The Children’s Hospital, continues this evening on BBC Scotland and BBC iPlayer at 8pm. 

In tonight’s episode four-year-old Aimee undergoes eye surgery to correct a squint in her eye. Meanwhile, 14-year-old Lauren has physiotherapy after two major operations to realign her legs, and 10-year-old Maya is rushed into the hospital by ambulance with suspected appendicitis.

Watch from 8pm tonight on BBC Scotland Freeview / Youview 115, Sky 115, Freesat 106, Virgin Media 108 and BBC iPlayer. 

This episode is also repeated on Monday 16th September at 7.30pm.


Criminal Promotion Starts In TV Guides

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Promotion for the new Netflix crime drama, Criminal, in which David Tennant guest stars has begun with a series of articles in this week’s UK TV Guides.

Criminal is a ground breaking dramatic series set across the UK, France, Spain and Germany. The drama all takes place within the confines of a police interview suite. It is described as a stripped-down, cat-and-mouse drama that will focus on the intense mental conflict between the police officer and the suspect in question. 

There are three 45-minute episodes set in each country. The series will drop worldwide on Friday 20th September. 

The episodes are all in the local language, with writing and directing talent from the individual territories taking charge of the episodes from their countries, setting up an innovative production model.

David Tennant guest stars in the first of the UK episodes as a stepfather accused of murdering his teenage stepdaughter.
The regular cast in the UK includes Katherine Kelly, Lee Ingleby and Nicholas Pinno…

USA: DuckTales - “GlomTales!” Premieres on Disney Channel Today

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Season 2 of the award winning DuckTales continues on Disney Channel from today at 3pm.
David Tennant stars as adventuring billionaire Scrooge McDuck in the reboot of the classic 1980s animated series. Co-starring Danny Pudi, Ben Schwartz and Bobby Moynihan as mischievous triplets Huey, Dewey and Louie, Kate Micucci as their fearless friend Webby, Tony Anselmo as Donald Duck, Toks Olagundoye as faithful housekeeper Mrs Beakley and Beck Bennett as inept pilot Launchpad McQuack, the series sees the Duck family embarking on globe-trotting adventures and treasure hunts, and uncovering family secrets along the way.
DuckTales “GlomTales!
(3:00-3:30 P.M. EDT)
Glomgold forms his own family made of all of Scrooge’s greatest villains to defeat Scrooge’s family once and for all. 
*Catherine Tate (“Doctor Who”), Margo Martindale (“Sneaky Pete”) and Jaime Camil (“Jane the Virgin”) return as Magica De Spell, Ma Beagle and Don Karnage, respectively.

Watch a clip below: 



USA: Final Space ‘The Set Up’ Premieres On Adult Swim Tonight

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The second season of Final Space continues on Adult Swim at 11.30pm tonight. In tonight’s episode, The Set Up, an act of betrayal shakes the crew and Hue and Mooncake have a day out for themselves.

Final Space is created by YouTube sensation, Olan Rogers, and Emmy award-winner David Sacks (The Simpsons). Rogers stars in the animated series with Fred Armisen (Portlandia), Tom Kenny (Adventure Time), David Tennant (Doctor Who), Tika Sumpter (Mixed-ish), and Steven Yeun (The Walking Dead). The half-hour animated space action/adventure series is produced by Conaco and New Form, with animation production by ShadowMachine.

The second season will be available on Netflix worldwide later in 2019.

USA: DuckTales - “TimePhoon!” Premieres on Disney Channel Today

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Season 2 of the award winning DuckTales continues on Disney Channel from today at 3pm. David Tennant stars as adventuring billionaire Scrooge McDuck in the reboot of the classic 1980s animated series. Co-starring Danny Pudi, Ben Schwartz and Bobby Moynihan as mischievous triplets Huey, Dewey and Louie, Kate Micucci as their fearless friend Webby, Tony Anselmo as Donald Duck, Toks Olagundoye as faithful housekeeper Mrs Beakley and Beck Bennett as inept pilot Launchpad McQuack, the series sees the Duck family embarking on globe-trotting adventures and treasure hunts, and uncovering family secrets along the way.
DuckTales “Timephoon!
(3:00-3:30 P.M. EDT)
When Louie uses Gyro’s Time Tub to steal lost treasures from the past, a mysterious storm in the present sends all of space and time crashing down onto the mansion.

David Tennant Weekly News Update: Monday 2nd - Sunday 8th September

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