Doctor Who 50th anniversary special New Zealand Prime TV air date and time revealed

The Day of the Doctor is expected to be shown on New Zealand's Prime TV on Sunday 24 November at 8:50am

It looks like Doctor Who fans in New Zealand will be watching the 50th anniversary special with their cornflakes when it is simulcast around the world later this month.


The Day of the Doctor will screen on Sunday 24 November on Prime TV, and while no official announcement regarding the exact scheduling has yet been made by the channel, New Zealand is 13 hours ahead of the UK, suggesting an air time of around 8:50am for a simultaneous broadcast of the episode, which hits BBC1 at 7:50pm GMT on 23 November.

The 75-minute special unites Matt Smith’s 11th Doctor with David Tennant’s tenth and John Hurt’s new dark and mysterious incarnation of the Time Lord, along with companions Jenna Coleman and Rose Tyler, as they battle the Daleks and the Zygons.

The Day of the Doctor screens 50 years to the day after the first ever episode was aired. It will be shown in around 200 countries and is expected to be watched by more than 100 million viewers, making it the biggest global drama simulcast in history.

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