BBC America’s cult hit “Doctor Who” unveiled plans today for its new season, which premieres on New Year’s Day. the series’ 13th Doctor, Jodie Whittaker, returns in the lead role.
Following the premiere on Wednesday, Jan. 1, at 8 p.m. ET/PT, new episodes will bow on Sundays starting Jan. 5.
BBC America also announced the first-ever nationwide “Doctor Who” theatrical fan screening event, which will feature a live Q&A with Whittaker along with series stars Tosin Cole and Mandip Gill, and a screening of the premiere episode. The event will take place Jan. 5 and will be simulcast in more than 600 movie theaters nationwide.
Click here to watch a trailer released today for the new season, and to read additional details about the screening and the series in BBC America’s full announcement.