Watch the First ‘Doctor Who’ Season Nine Trailer

If you’re part of the Clone Club (fan club for the hit BBC America show, Orphan Black) then you were given a special surprise during the season finale of the show last month in the form of a slight teaser for the upcoming season of Doctor Who.

Though the teaser was just that, something to tide fans over, the official first trailer for the hit, long-running sci-fi show has made its debut.

Yesterday afternoon, three current cast members Peter Capaldi (The Doctor), Jenna Coleman (Clara Oswald), and Michelle Gomez (Missy, aka the Master) as well as current show runner, Steven Moffat were all on hand in San Diego for their Comic Con Q&A session/panel

During their panel, the official season nine trailer for the series was unveiled to a packed Hall H. In the minute-and-a-half clip, we see the return of Missy after being apprehended at the end of last season, Clara and the Doctor doing what they do best, running around the galaxy and beating the bad guys, as well as the highly anticipated debut of Game of Thrones star, Maisie Williams.

Watch the clip below.

The new season of Doctor Who is scheduled to return to BBC America on Saturday, Sept. 19. Don’t forget to mark it on your calendars.

‘Doctor Who’ Companion’s Fate Revealed in Christmas Episode

As Christmas arrived, Doctor Who fans gathered around their television screens to see whether or not the Doctor’s current companion, Clara Oswald (Jenna Coleman), would be saying good-bye to the long-running science fiction series.

After months of speculation and a cryptic statement from the network, Clara’s fate was sealed at the end of the yearly Christmas episode last night.

The outcome of the episode, which had fans under the impression that Clara would be leaving the Doctor for good, was just a facade and Clara would in fact be staying by the Doctor’s side at least for another season. Coleman went ahead and confirmed the news after the episode aired on BBC America.

“I get a whole other series [season] of stories with the Doctor and I couldn’t walk away with the story being unresolved,” said Coleman.

“I think they’ve finally just reached a point where they really understand each other.”

Talks of Coleman’s departure began when current showrunner, Steven Moffat, had revealed that only Peter Capaldi had signed on for the next season.

U.K. tabloids then began to report that Coleman has changed her mind about leaving the franchise and was slated to continue her role on the show. While fans debated about Coleman and her decision, the BBC urged fans to tune into the Christmas episode for an answer.

Doctor Who Companion’s Fate Still in the Air

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The fate of The Doctor’s companion Clara Oswald on Doctor Who has been up in the air for several months since it was reported that actress Jenna Coleman would be saying good bye to the series before the next season begins.

The new season of the show, featuring the Twelfth incarnation of the Doctor, has wrapped up for the year with only the annual Christmas special left. Coincidentally, the 2013 Christmas special had fans say good bye to the Eleventh Doctor (Matt Smith) after several years of manning the TARDIS.

When asked about the speculation that Coleman would be leaving the show, current showrunner Steven Moffat had recently reveal that only Peter Capaldi had signed on for the next season, fueling rumors that Coleman would in fact be exiting the series before the year ends.

Responding to UK tabloid which reported that the actress has changed her mind and decided to stay on board the long-running sci-fi series, the BBC has responded that Coleman and her character’s fate will be addressed during the Christmas episode which is slated to air on BBC America on Christmas Day.

“Viewers will have to watch the Christmas episode to find out,” the network responded.

In other words, Whovians are exactly where they were when the rumors began; wondering if a new companion will be coming in and Clara will be exiting out.

New ‘Doctor Who’ Trailer Asks If the Doctor is “A Good Person”

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“Clara, tell me, am I a good person?” “I…don’t know.”

For Doctor Who fans, this simple question, the first official vocal interaction between Clara Oswald (Jenna Coleman) and the newly regenerated Twelfth Doctor (Peter Capaldi) might mark a big change between the connection between the Doctor and his companion.

For most of the nu-Who incarnations, the Doctor and his companions have always been buddies and playful, not straight away of course, but there has never been an underlying fear in the relationship, though the Ninth Doctor (Christopher Eccleston) was rough around the edges.

To see Clara not able to answer the new Doctor’s simple question, it might make fans wonder, just how dark the new protagonist will be for his turn inside the TARDIS. Since the anouncement to cast Capaldi as the titular character, there had been confirmation that helis Doctor would be darker than any of the others. For now, fans of the hit British sci-fi program will have to rely on the trailers and supposed “spoilers” until the series return on August 23 on BBC America.

Check out the new trailer which premiered during what else, the World Cup 2014 finals, feature a host of old friends and villains as well as our world saving pair.

BBC Releases ‘Time of the Doctor’ Sneak-Peek

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On the seventh day of Christmas, the BBC gave to me (us); a thirty-second teaser of “The Time of the Doctor. ”

Watch as the Doctor and Clara get all domestic and try to cook a turkey. Of course, neither is the wiser when it comes to cooking the poultry and Clara tells the Doctor to use his Sonic Screwdriver and “app” it. Apparently, the Screwdriver doesn’t do turkey, but a time machine does.

BBC Release Extended ‘Doctor Who’ Christmas Special Trailer

***UNDER STRICT EMBARGO UNTIL 00.01 ON 11 DECEMBER, 2013 GMT***DOCTOR WHO XMAS SPECIAL 2013

With just a week until we say good-bye to Matt Smith and hello to Peter Capaldi, the BBC have released a new trailer for the Christmas special, “The Time of the Doctor.”

The previous trailer for the annual special found us hearing the Daleks confirm that the Doctor was “regenerating”; in this new trailer we see that the Doctor and his companion, Clara Oswald end up visit her family for the holidays.

Like any episode of Doctor Who, the family visit is short-lived because it’s time to save the world. The trailer, much like the official poster for the special reveals that we will be encountering many of our favorite (or not so favorite) villains such as the Daleks, the Silence, the Cybermen and those pesky Weeping Angels.

Check out the newly extended trailer for the episode and don’t forget that it airs on Christmas Day at 9 P.M. on BBC America.

Trailer for ‘Doctor Who’ 2013 Christmas Special Released

***UNDER STRICT EMBARGO UNTIL 00.01 ON 11 DECEMBER, 2013 GMT*** DOCTOR WHO XMAS SPECIAL 2013

“And now it’s time for one last bow
Like all your other selves
Eleven’s hour is over now
The clock is striking twelve”

With two weeks until Christmas, Doctor Who fans were starting to feel the pressure as the annual Christmas special is around the corner.

This year, like several times before, we will be saying good-bye to our favorite bow tie and fez wearing, floppy-hair, twelve-year-old acting Doctor in exchange for yet to be specified Twelfth Doctor.

The trailer starts with the Eleventh Doctor’s current companion, Clara Oswald (Jenna Coleman) reciting a rhyme which pretty much summarizes (reread the italicize rhyme up there) what fans have been anticipating, in a sad way, since Matt Smith announced that he would be bowing out of the iconic role that made him a household name at the end of the year.

The name of the special has been titled, “The Time of the Doctor” which let’s be honest, the writers missed the boat with things like “Silent Night” or “The Twelfth Hour” unless all these “The ______ of the Doctor” titles are some kind of pattern that fans should be keeping an eye out for.

BBC America released the following blurb about the episode alongside the trailer:

On the heels of Matt Smith’s final episode as the eleventh Doctor, BBC AMERICA is releasing the latest epic trailer from the December 25th Christmas Special, “The Time of the Doctor.” Orbiting a quiet backwater planet, the massed forces of the universe’s deadliest species gather, drawn to a mysterious message that echoes out to the stars. And amongst them — the Doctor. Rescuing Clara from a family Christmas dinner, the Time Lord and his best friend must learn what this enigmatic signal means for his own fate and that of the universe.

Doctor Who: The Time of the Doctor airs at 9:00 P.M. Christmas day on BBC America.