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==Doctor Who on Pluto TV==
 
==Doctor Who on Pluto TV==
  
In '''April 2019''' it was [https://variety.com/2019/digital/news/pluto-tv-bbc-studios-classic-doctor-who-1203183188/ announced that Pluto TV had acquired the rights to '''Doctor Who'''], with the service streaming a selection of over 200 episodes from the "Classic" series (the first seven Doctors only) - all for free on a special "pop-up" channel. (The episodes would air with 'closed-captioning / subtitles.)
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In '''April 2019''' it was [https://variety.com/2019/digital/news/pluto-tv-bbc-studios-classic-doctor-who-1203183188/ announced that Pluto TV had acquired the rights to '''Doctor Who'''], with the service streaming a selection of '''over 200 episodes''' from the "Classic" series (the first seven Doctors only) - all for free on a special "pop-up" channel. (The episodes would air with 'closed-captioning / subtitles.)
  
 
In the initial press announcements, these were some of the stories that would be made available:
 
In the initial press announcements, these were some of the stories that would be made available:
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*[[The Talons of Weng-Chiang]]
 
*[[The Talons of Weng-Chiang]]
 
*[[Image of the Fendahl]]
 
*[[Image of the Fendahl]]
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*[[The Invasion of Time]]
 
*[[The Power of Kroll]] (so far the only one from the Key to Time series)
 
*[[The Power of Kroll]] (so far the only one from the Key to Time series)
 
*[[Destiny of the Daleks]]
 
*[[Destiny of the Daleks]]
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*[[The Curse of Fenric]]
 
*[[The Curse of Fenric]]
 
with more to air over the coming months.  
 
with more to air over the coming months.  
 
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We can only hope that they show [[The Sun Makers]] - then we'll see the Doctor on Pluto on '''Pluto'''!
 
We can only hope that they show [[The Sun Makers]] - then we'll see the Doctor on Pluto on '''Pluto'''!
  

Revision as of 04:22, 9 July 2019

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Doctor Who on Pluto TV Channel 77

PLUTO TV is a US-based 24/7 online service; founded in 2013, it is currently owned by Viacom.

The free - but ad-supported - streaming service is currently only available in the United States.


Doctor Who on Pluto TV

In April 2019 it was announced that Pluto TV had acquired the rights to Doctor Who, with the service streaming a selection of over 200 episodes from the "Classic" series (the first seven Doctors only) - all for free on a special "pop-up" channel. (The episodes would air with 'closed-captioning / subtitles.)

In the initial press announcements, these were some of the stories that would be made available:


On 12 June 2019, Doctor Who Channel 77 became available for the first time.

Since its launch, serials have been added to the selection on a random basis, with the menus displaying them in no particular order - for example, The Curse of Fenric was immediately followed by The Ark in Space.

The ones we know of so far are:

with more to air over the coming months. We can only hope that they show The Sun Makers - then we'll see the Doctor on Pluto on Pluto!


On 4 July 2019, Pluto's Channel 370 screened a special Classic Doctor Who Marathon featuring just fourth Doctor stories ("Celebrate the 4th .. with the Fourth Doctor! All day...")


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