50th Anniversary Special Broadcast Update

UPDATE: All info about the 50th Anniversary Special is now on the 50th Anniversary Special Master Guide page.

I just updated the Where to Watch Doctor Who page with new information just released from the BBC about the Doctor Who 50th Anniversary simulcast.

It sounds like it may be available in cinemas and theaters outside the UK! More info coming soon.

Here are all of the countries where the 50th Anniversary special will be shown.  You can find a time zone conversion tool on the Where to Watch Doctor Who page or just use this link.


  • Finland (YLE)
  • Germany (Fox)
  • Poland (BBC Entertainment)
  • Russia (Karousel and NKS)
  • United Kingdom (BBC One)


  • Australia (ABC)

North America

  • Canada (Space)
  • USA (BBC America)

Latin America
BBC Entertainment and BBC HD broadcast to:

  • Argentina
  • Bolivia
  • Brazil
  • Chile
  • Colombia
  • Costa Rica
  • Dominican Republic
  • El Salvador
  • Ecuador
  • Guatemala
  • Honduras
  • Mexico
  • Nicaragua
  • Panama
  • Paraguay
  • Peru
  • Uruguay
  • Venezuela

BBC Entertainment broadcasts to:

  • Angola
  • Benin
  • Botswana
  • Burkina Faso
  • Burundi
  • Cameroon
  • Cape Verde Islands
  • Central African Republic
  • Chad
  • Congo
  • Cote d’Ivoire
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Djibouti
  • Equatorial Guinea
  • Eritrea
  • Ethiopia
  • Gabon
  • Gambia
  • Ghana
  • Guinea
  • Guinea Bissau
  • Kenya
  • Liberia
  • Madagascar
  • Malawi
  • Mali
  • Mauritania
  • Mauritius
  • Mozambique
  • Namibia
  • Niger
  • Nigeria
  • Rwanda
  • Sao Tome & Principe
  • Senegal
  • Seychelles
  • Sierra Leone
  • Somalia
  • South Africa
  • Sudan
  • South Sudan
  • Swaziland
  • Tanzania & Zanzibar
  • Togo
  • Uganda
  • Zambia
  • Zimbabwe

BBC Entertainment broadcasts to:

  • Hong Kong
  • Indonesia
  • Malaysia
  • Myanmar
  • Singapore
  • South Korea
  • Taiwan
  • Thailand

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  1. Sharon, thanks for putting this broadcast listing together! I work for Genuitec, an Eclipse Java Company, filled with Whovians and we are celebrating this occasion by giving away a lifesize TARDIS. Click here to win: https://www.genuitec.com/raffle/ Drawing will happen before the Christmas special!

  2. LOVE DOCTOR WHO, can’t wait for the 50th special November 23, also my birthday. What a way to celebrate the show and my BD.!!!

  3. Doctor Who, have most of the shows since 2005 loved them all.

  4. Yay, I can’t wait for the 50th Anniversary! I’m so excited!



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