‘Doctor Who’ Season 12 Premiere Live Stream: How To Watch Episode 1 Online

Doctor Who Season 12

BBC Doctor Who Season 12

If you’re a fan of Doctor Who, then New Year’s is a reason to celebrate. Season 12 premieres today at 8 p.m. ET/PT on BBC America.

If you don’t have cable, you can watch a live stream of BBC America on your computer, phone, Roku, Fire TV, Apple TV or other streaming device via one of the following cable-free, live-TV streaming subscription services:

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FuboTV

BBC America is one of 95-plus live TV channels included in the main FuboTV bundle, which comes with a free seven-day trial:

FuboTV Free Trial

Once signed up for FuboTV, you can then watch a live stream of Doctor Who on your computer via the FuboTV website, or on your phone (Android and iPhone supported), tablet, Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, Chromecast or other supported device via the FuboTV app.

If you can’t watch live, FuboTV comes with 30 hours of Cloud DVR (with the ability to upgrade to 500 hours), as well as a “72-Hour Lookback” feature, which allows you to watch new episodes up to three days after they air (and sometimes longer) even if you don’t record them.

Philo TV

BBC America is included in Philo’s main 58-channel bundle, which is the cheapest among all streaming services if you plan on keeping it long-term. It also comes with a free seven-day trial:

Philo Free Trial

Once signed up for Philo, and you can then watch Doctor Who live on your computer via the Philo website, or on your phone (iPhone supported), tablet, Roku, Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV or or other supported device via the Philo app.

If you can’t watch live, Philo also allows you to DVR programs and watch them up to 30 days later. And even if you forget to DVR something, Philo also comes with a 72-hour rewind feature, which allows you to replay events that have aired in the last three days.

Sling TV

Sling TV’s “Sling Blue” package comes with 47 channels, including BBC America. It costs $20 for the first month and $30 per month after that, making it the second cheapest streaming service with BBC America if you plan on keeping it long-term:

Get Sling TV

Or, as part of a special deal that Sling is currently offering, you can get a free Amazon Fire TV Stick if you prepay for two months:

Sling TV + Fire Stick Bundle

Once signed up for Sling TV, you can watch Doctor Who live on your computer via the Sling TV website, or on your phone (Android and iPhone supported), tablet, Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, Chromecast, Xbox One, or other streaming device via the Sling TV app.

If you can’t watch live, Sling TV comes included with 10 hours of cloud DVR.


‘Doctor Who’ Season 12 Preview

Tonight, Episode 1 will premiere. It’s called “Spyfall, Part 1.” On January 5, 2020, “Spyfall, Part 2” will premiere on BBC America, concluding the two-part premiere for Season 12.

Here’s a trailer for the new season.

Doctor Who: Series 12 TrailerDoctor Who. Coming early 2020. Subscribe to Doctor Who for more exclusive videos: bit.ly/SubscribeToDoctorWho WATCH MORE: Series 11: bit.ly/DWSeries11 All the Doctor's Regenerations (UPDATED): bit.ly/Regenerations2019 The Thirteenth Doctor: bit.ly/TheThirteenthDoctor MORE ABOUT DOCTOR WHO: Welcome to the Doctor Who Channel! Travel in the TARDIS with clips dating back to the Doctor's first incarnation in 1963, all…2019-11-23T15:00:07.000Z

The description reads: “Intelligence agents around the world are under attack from alien forces, so MI6 turn to the only people who can help: the Doctor and friends. As they travel the globe looking for answers, attacks come from all sides.”

And here’s the release date trailer.

Series 12: Release Date Trailer | Doctor WhoDoctor Who. 01.01.2020 Find out more about the upcoming new series! bbc.in/2DEB1wx WATCH MORE: Series 11: bit.ly/DWSeries11 All the Doctor's Regenerations (UPDATED): bit.ly/Regenerations2019 The Thirteenth Doctor: bit.ly/TheThirteenthDoctor Subscribe to Doctor Who for more exclusive videos: bit.ly/SubscribeToDoctorWho MORE ABOUT DOCTOR WHO: Welcome to the Doctor Who Channel! Travel in the TARDIS with clips dating back to…2019-12-02T15:00:00.000Z

And a First Look released three weeks ago.

FIRST LOOK: Episode 1 | Spyfall | Doctor Who“The security of this entire planet is at stake. Can we rely upon you?“ The new series of #DoctorWho arrives on New Year's Day. Subscribe to Doctor Who for more exclusive videos: bit.ly/SubscribeToDoctorWho WATCH MORE: The Thirteenth Doctor: bit.ly/TheThirteenthDoctor Series 11: bit.ly/DWRegenerations Series 12 Release Date Trailer: bit.ly/S12ReleaseDate MORE ABOUT DOCTOR WHO: Welcome to the…2019-12-06T23:05:33.000Z

Tonight’s episode will end at 9:26 p.m. Eastern. Then it will continue on January 5, 2020 with Spyfall Part 2. So you’ll only have to wait five days, until Sunday, to see the conclusion of tonight’s new episode. Spyfall Part 2 will air at 8 p.m. Eastern on BBC America and last until 9:27 p.m. Eastern.

Episode 3 will air on January 12 at 8 p.m. Eastern on BBC America. This episode might be the scariest episode of the season or possibly of any Doctor Who ever. Showrunner Chris Chibnall told Radio Times that this one is going to be terrifying. It’ll be called Orphan 55 and it was written by Ed Hime, who also wrote It Takes You Away in 2018. The actors involved in the episode have all said they were terrified while they were filming, and that adults might want to find a hiding space behind the couch during the episode. So that should be a lot of fun!

Another fun piece of information: James Buckley of White Gold and The Inbetweeners will be appearing in the series sometime this season, Digital Spy reported.

Chibnall has also said that he worked one specific theme in the entire season, Digital Spy shared, but he’s not revealing what that theme is yet. He’ll talk about that more when the season is over. Last year’s theme, he said, was family and different people’s ideas of what family means.

After tonight, Doctor Who will air every Sunday night at 8 p.m. Eastern on BBC America.

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