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*'''4 August 2014''': The national, classic series network began airing [[William Hartnell stories]], two episodes back to back per day (at 8:00 and 8:30pm), Monday to Friday.
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*On Saturdays, four episodes from earlier stories are repeated at 6:00 to 8:00pm. For the entire run on '''Retro''', two streams were in rotation: one stream in story order on weekends, another with a different Doctor on weekdays. And repeat ...  
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The '''[[wikipedia:Retro Television Network|RETRO TELEVISION NETWORK]]''' was launched in July 2005. Specialising in "classic" drama and comedy, it was originally designed to be broadcast "free" on the digital sub-channels of its affiliate host television stations.
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It was re-branded as '''retro tv''' in 2013. In '''August 2014''', it started screening '''Doctor Who'''.
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*'''4 August 2014''': The station began airing [[William Hartnell stories]], two episodes back to back per day (at 8:00 and 8:30pm), Monday to Friday.
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*On Saturdays, four episodes from earlier stories are repeated at 6:00 to 8:00pm. For the entire run on '''Retro''', two streams were in rotation: one stream in story order on weekends, another with a different Doctor on weekdays. And repeat ...  
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*All Hartnell and Troughton episodes have been [[wikipedia:VidFIRE|VidFIREd]].  [[The Aztecs]] and [[The Dalek Invasion of Earth]] are skipped.
 
*All Hartnell and Troughton episodes have been [[wikipedia:VidFIRE|VidFIREd]].  [[The Aztecs]] and [[The Dalek Invasion of Earth]] are skipped.
 
*'''18 September 2014''': The [[Patrick Troughton]] episodes begin (without [[The Tomb of the Cybermen]], [[The Web of Fear]] or [[The Enemy of the World]]).
 
*'''18 September 2014''': The [[Patrick Troughton]] episodes begin (without [[The Tomb of the Cybermen]], [[The Web of Fear]] or [[The Enemy of the World]]).
 
*'''29 September 2014''': The [[Jon Pertwee stories]] begin. [[Spearhead from Space]] is skipped.  All stories appear in color; stories such as [[The Mind of Evil]] are the recolourised versions created for the BBC DVD releases.  
 
*'''29 September 2014''': The [[Jon Pertwee stories]] begin. [[Spearhead from Space]] is skipped.  All stories appear in color; stories such as [[The Mind of Evil]] are the recolourised versions created for the BBC DVD releases.  
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*'''31 October 2014''': A sub-station called '''RTVN''' commences screening the same episodes as its parent, but from time to time it aired alternatives. '''RTVN''' was only available in some of the same regions. 
 
*'''15 December 2014''': The [[Tom Baker stories]] begin.  
 
*'''15 December 2014''': The [[Tom Baker stories]] begin.  
 
*'''8 April 2015''': The run of [[Peter Davison stories]] begin.  
 
*'''8 April 2015''': The run of [[Peter Davison stories]] begin.  
 
*'''25 May 2015''': [[Colin Baker stories]] are added to the rotation.   
 
*'''25 May 2015''': [[Colin Baker stories]] are added to the rotation.   
 
*'''18 June 2015''': [[Sylvester McCoy stories]] debut.
 
*'''18 June 2015''': [[Sylvester McCoy stories]] debut.
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*'''28 June 2015''': '''RTVN''' ceases screening separate schedules, and from 29 June airs the same as '''Retro TV'''.
 
*From '''14 July 2015''' onwards, with the seven Doctors now in the mix, the two separate streams continues: one on weekends, the other on weekdays.   
 
*From '''14 July 2015''' onwards, with the seven Doctors now in the mix, the two separate streams continues: one on weekends, the other on weekdays.   
 
*As of early '''2019''', the series is still playing on rotation...
 
*As of early '''2019''', the series is still playing on rotation...
**'''[http://twidw.doctorwhonews.net/channels.php?code=216&detail=broadcast&page=1 AIRDATES FOR RETRO TV]'''
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==Airdates==
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*'''[http://twidw.doctorwhonews.net/channels.php?code=216&detail=broadcast&page=1 AIRDATES FOR RETRO TV]'''
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*'''[https://twidw.doctorwhonews.net/channels.php?code=237&detail=broadcast&page=1 AIRDATES FOR RVTN]'''
  
  
 
==Social media==
 
==Social media==
*[http://www.myretrotv.com/shows.html RETRO-TV website]
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*[http://www.myretrotv.com/ RETRO-TV website]
 
*{{twitter|RetroDoctorWho}}
 
*{{twitter|RetroDoctorWho}}
 
*{{facebook|watchretrotv}}
 
*{{facebook|watchretrotv}}
  
  
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[[Category:United States]]
 
[[Category:United States]]

Revision as of 01:50, 19 May 2019

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The RETRO TELEVISION NETWORK was launched in July 2005. Specialising in "classic" drama and comedy, it was originally designed to be broadcast "free" on the digital sub-channels of its affiliate host television stations.

It was re-branded as retro tv in 2013. In August 2014, it started screening Doctor Who.

  • 4 August 2014: The station began airing William Hartnell stories, two episodes back to back per day (at 8:00 and 8:30pm), Monday to Friday.
  • On Saturdays, four episodes from earlier stories are repeated at 6:00 to 8:00pm. For the entire run on Retro, two streams were in rotation: one stream in story order on weekends, another with a different Doctor on weekdays. And repeat ...
Slate accidentally broadcast July 18, 2015


Airdates


Social media