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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BBC America is one of 95-plus live TV channels included in the main FuboTV bundle, which comes with a free seven-day 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.
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:
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’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:
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:
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.
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.
And a First Look released three weeks ago.
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.